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Take an Early Look at NBC's New Comedy "Parks and Recreation"

Parks and Recreation, the new comedy from The Office executive producers Greg Daniels and Mike Schur, may not premiere until April 9th, but you can take a sneak peek at the project in the meantime.

Parks and Recreation stars Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live) as Pawnee, Indiana Department of Parks and Recreation officer Leslie Knope in a cast that also contains The Office's Rashida Jones, Human Giant's Aziz Ansari, 30 Rock's Aubrey Plaza, Lars and the Real Girl's Paul Schneider, American Body Shop's Nick Offerman, and Everwood's Chris Pratt.

Below you'll find two videos in which Knope talks about her inspiration for going into local government and how her position in the Parks and Recreations Department puts her on the front lines with the public. (Ahem.)

Inspiration:



The Front Lines:



Parks and Recreations premieres Thursday, April 9th at 8:30 pm ET/PT on NBC.

Comments

Anonymous said…
The Office has been boring me lately but this looks pretty funny. I don't really know how much mileage the story has in it but I love Amy Poehler and the rest of the cast is great too.

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