History Trivia / ParksAndRecreation

30th Mar '17 11:53:41 PM bombadil211
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* DyeingForYourArt: Creator/ChrisPratt was originally quite slim but decided to gain weight to play the schlubby Andy. He would then dramatically lose and gain weight throughout the show's run for other roles as his film career took off and he eventually became a genuine box office draw with ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy''.
25th Mar '17 8:44:14 PM randomguy399
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* AbsenteeActor: Aziz Ansari does not appear in three consecutive episodes during the final season, "Mrs. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington", "Pie-Mary", and "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show." His character's absence is not addressed.

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* AbsenteeActor: Aziz Ansari Creator/AzizAnsari does not appear in three consecutive episodes during the final season, "Mrs. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington", "Pie-Mary", and "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show." His character's absence is not addressed.addressed.
** "Beauty Contest" is the only episode in the series not to feature Creator/NickOfferman, whose character is written off as recovering from his hernia in the previous episode. Similarly, Creator/AubreyPlaza is absent from "Kaboom", though her character's absence is not addressed.
** Creator/ChrisPratt was missing from several episodes in the first half of Season 6 because he was busy filming ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy''.



** Like Aziz Ansari, Tom is an Indian American from South Carolina.

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** Like Aziz Ansari, Creator/AzizAnsari, Tom is an Indian American from South Carolina.
7th Dec '16 7:41:44 PM DustSnitch
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** Jim O'Heir (Jerry/Garry/Larry/Terry) auditioned for [[{{Badass}} Ron Fucking Swanson]]. He admits he can't see anyone besides Nick Offerman in the role.

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** Jim O'Heir (Jerry/Garry/Larry/Terry) auditioned for [[{{Badass}} Ron Fucking Swanson]].Swanson. He admits he can't see anyone besides Nick Offerman in the role.
29th Nov '16 9:36:24 PM randomguy399
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* AbsenteeActor: Aziz Ansari does not appear in the third-to-last episode, "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show." His character's absence is not addressed.

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* AbsenteeActor: Aziz Ansari does not appear in three consecutive episodes during the third-to-last episode, final season, "Mrs. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington", "Pie-Mary", and "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show." His character's absence is not addressed.
23rd Nov '16 9:56:20 PM randomguy399
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* DawsonCasting: At the start of the show, Creator/AubreyPlaza was 24-25 playing 19-year-old April.
26th Sep '16 6:01:04 AM Doc_Loki
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** Councilman Pilner (Bradley Whitford) is first introduced having a WalkAndTalk with Leslie. His office contains a framed napkin with the words "[[Series/TheWestWing Pilner for Pawnee]]" written on it.
15th Sep '16 11:35:28 AM steveskinner
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* AbsenteeActor: Aziz Ansari does not appear in the third-to-last episode, "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show." His character's absence is not addressed.
26th Jul '16 10:27:32 AM Katya0133
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** Creator/NickOfferman is a real life carpenter, and his character Ron makes several references to projects he's actually performed.

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** Creator/NickOfferman is a real life carpenter, and his character Ron makes several references to projects he's actually performed.completed.
26th Apr '16 8:25:48 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Who knew that [[Film/StepBrothers Brennan Huff's]] {{Jerkass}} younger brother TookALevelInKindness, became a state auditor, and moved to Indiana?
** [[Series/BreakingBad Mike Ehrmantraut]] is Ben's father, in actor and in personality.
** Leslie's ex-boyfriend Justin wrote ''Film/IronMan2''.
** See also RealLifeRelative. In one case, the "Hey It's That Person" is more famous than most of the cast.
** Andy is Bright from ''Series/{{Everwood}}'', and in his off hours likes to [[Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy dance on dead planets]].
** [[Series/TheMiddleman Natalie]] [[Series/WhiteCollar Morales]] is Lucy, Tom's bartender girlfriend.
** Hey, it's [[Series/TheWestWing Sam Seaborn]] as the state auditor Chris!
** [[Series/CHiPS Sgt. Getraer]] (aka [[Creator/ChrisPine Captain Kirk's]] dad) apparently became the head of a cult after his retirement.
** [[Film/TheAssassinationOfJesseJamesByTheCowardRobertFord Dick Liddil]] went straight and became a city planner?!
** Ann Perkins is Karen from ''Series/{{The Office|US}}''. Ann's real-life mother is both diner waitress Norma from ''Series/TwinPeaks'' and Julie from ''Series/TheModSquad'', while her father is musician Sir Quincy Jones.
** Hey, [[Series/PartyDown Henry Pollard]], are we having fun yet?!
*** [[Series/BoyMeetsWorld Griff Hawkins]] grew up and put his con-man ways behind him.
** Retta (Donna) appeared as a cashier in the "The Gang Gets Extreme: Home Makeover Edition" episode of ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia''.
** [[Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob Richard Dunn]] and the [[Series/CheckItOutWithDrSteveBrule yesterday's weather presenter]] appear in "Tom's Divorce".
** How did [[Series/TheMentalist a serial killer]] get elected to Pawnee's city council before the events of "Live Ammo"? Probably previous [[Series/TheWestWing Government experience]].
** [[Series/TheGuild Clara]] can be a concerned mother, as seen in "Citizen Knope".
** One of [[Series/OrphanBlack Sarah Manning's fellow clones]] was dating Tom before she went away with Doctors Without Borders.
** Ron likes powerful women, probably why he's dating Series/{{Xena|WarriorPrincess}}.
** Leslie fires [[Series/MadMen Don Draper]] from the National Parks regional office.
** Before joining the NYPD, [[Series/BrooklynNineNine Detective Jake Peralta]] apparently worked in Pawnee as a park ranger.
** [[Series/FamilyTies Stephen Keaton]] is Ron's predecessor (and also responsible for planting marijuana in all of Pawnee's community gardens).
** [[spoiler:[[Film/GroundhogDay Phil Connors]]]] is the [[spoiler:now deceased]] mayor of Pawnee.
* HeyItsThatVoice: The city's lawyer in "Kaboom" is no other than Sterling WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}, as well as [[WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers Bob Belcher]] and [[WesternAnimation/HomeMovies Coach McGuirk]].
** Chief Ken Hotate used to be a [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill New Age healer in Arlen, Texas]].
** Lawyer Trevor Nelsson is played by Marc Evan Jackson, aka [[Podcast/TheThrillingAdventureHour Sparks Nevada]].
15th Apr '16 7:38:27 AM wuggles
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** Often, especially for the earlier seasons, the uncut versions of the episodes are the ones available on streaming sites like Hulu and Netflix.
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