OT - Parks & Rec

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  1. FargoHusker

    FargoHusker Redshirt Freshman
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    Any other fellow fans out there? Series finale is tonight, and I am really going to miss this show. It is LITERALLY one of my favorite shows ever.

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  2. mwulf

    mwulf First Team All-Big Ten
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    Best comedy on tv...or was....Got to meet the cast a few years back at a screening at the Emmy theater out here...cool group of people
     
  3. GretnaShawn

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    It has been a fantastic show. I'm sad that it is ending, but I am glad it is going out before it fades.
     
  4. HuskerNinja

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    I remember when it first came on. I told my wife that it was terrible and would be cancelled after one year. But I kept watching at it became one of my favorite sitcoms recently. Felt like this season has kind of circled the drain though.
     
  5. Dean Pope

    Dean Pope Offensive Coordinator
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    Big fan here. Great show, one of a few that can make me laugh out loud.

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  6. FargoHusker

    FargoHusker Redshirt Freshman
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    Utterly fantastic finale.
     
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    Mark(Paul Schneider) was very bad. The show needed him gone in a hurry. Writer's strike saved the show when new people were hired and they knew he didn't fit with their direction and had no problem with him leaving. The show was great, Paul Schneider acted like it was the Midwestern west-wing, he left at the right time.
     
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    Yeah he was terrible in his role. He said something about wanting to be in movies. Good luck with that. Tonight's finale was great. They got it right. If you'd told me Chris Pratt was going to be a big movie star when the show started off, I would not have believed, but he's really evolved.
     
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    Couldn't agree more. I was ready to give up half way through the first season. Glad I didn't, one of my all time favorite shows. Way underrated IMO
     
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    The show has run its course, but enjoyed it while it lasted. The recurring side characters are hilarious - like Perd Hapley, and Mo Collins as the boozehound local TV personality.
     
  11. FargoHusker

    FargoHusker Redshirt Freshman
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    The large cast of recurring characters are what made the show. In fact, one of the reasons I think I love Parks & Rec so much is that it's the most similar live-action show to The Simpsons (my favorite comedy ever) that I've ever seen. Much like Springfield, the people of Pawnee, and the town itself, were integral characters in the show. They even had their own Springfield/Shelbyville-type rivalry between Pawnee and Eagleton.

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  12. saluno22

    saluno22 Recruiting Coordinator
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    The night Parks and Rec premiered there were two episodes of The Office, which I was a huge fan of at that time. I had no idea what Parks and Rec was going to be like (because I really didn't care), all I knew was I was getting two episodes of my favorite show. The ads leading up to that night led one to believe those two The Office episodes would be back-to-back. However, Parks and Rec was wedged in between. Pissed off, I resented that show for a long time.

    Then a few years later, I accidentally watched Parks and Rec and liked it (left the TV on after whatever other show I was watching while cleaning). It soon became my new favorite show.
     

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