Parks and Recreation Episode Guides
Ms. Knope Goes to Washington
Leslie takes a tour of Washington D.C. to visit Ben, while Ron throws a barbeque for the staff.
Leslie engages on her first mission as city councilor: passing a city-wide tax on giant sodas. Chris helps Andy get in shape to prepare for his police entrance exam. Meanwhile, Ben struggles to connect with the interns in his office.
How A Bill Becomes A Law
Leslie has to work hard to pass a new bill, dealing with a sleazy dentist councilman, while Ron takes improving the city on himself, and Ben and April take a road trip back to Pawnee.
An STD outbreak amongst Pawnee seniors prompts Leslie to conduct a sex education class. Meanwhile, Ron helps Tom adjust to life without technology after his gadgets are taken away, and Ben and April meet Congressman Murray for the first time.
Ron takes his girlfriend Diane's kids out trick-or-treating with Andy tagging along, while a new job offer causes Ben and Leslie to question their future.
Leslie gets nervous in preparing to meet Ben's parents for the first time.
Leslie finds herself at odds with April when April tries to turn a vacant lot Leslie had designs on into a dog park.
Leslie is disturbed when the best submission for her new park design comes from an architect from Eagleton, Pawnee's bitter rival town.
Ron And Diane
Ron , Diane and Leslie attend a wood working awards dinner, after one of Ron's handcrafted chairs is nominated, but the happy occasion is threatened by the arrival of Tammy II . Meanwhile, Jerry hosts a holiday party at his home with his wife, and some of his friends are shocked to find they were not invited.
Councilman Jamm nearly ruins Leslie's bachelorette party, while Chris throws a game night for Ben which quickly turns into a bachelor party for all of the guys.
Woman in Garbage
In order to get more women hired in government, Leslie and April handle a garbage route. Meanwhile, to help his growing business, Tom enlists the help of Andy and Ben to teach him about basketball, and Ron is left to watch Diane's kids while their babysitter is out of town.
After several unsuccessful relationships Ann makes a dramatic life decision. Ben enlists the help of Chris, Tom and Ron to choose a caterer for the wedding, while April has to handle one of Leslie's usual tasks.
Leslie and Ben organize a black tie gala to raise money for their park, but their plans are derailed when a city-wide emergency response drill is called. Meanwhile, Andy prepares to take his Police Academy Exam and Ron fills in for Leslie on Pawnee Today.
Leslie And Ben
Leslie tries to help a local video store stay in business after the owner is hit by the bad economy. Chris tries to give Tom some fatherly advice in dealing with a difficult employee, while Ann blackmails April into being her friend.
Leslie and Bentravel back to his hometown of Partridge, MN to accept the key to the city. Ron gets served a lawsuit from councilman Jamm , while Ann and Chris take a compatible parenting quiz.
Leslie decides to give the Animal Control Department a much-needed makeover. Ann tries to get Ron the medical attention he needs, while Ben, Tom and Andy recruit donors for their charity foundation.
Leslie works to get rid of outdated laws from the original town charter that no longer make sense. Chris gives April and Ron management training, while Ann and Ben get in a bidding war over a present for Leslie.
Leslie finds out Jerry is retiring, she struggles with the proper way to commemorate the occasion. Chris and Ann prepare to have a baby together, while Tom worries he will become the office punching bag once Jerry leaves.
Leslie gets upset when Ron submits budget cut proposals getting rid of the local mini golf course. Andy and Ben celebrate a big donation made to their charity, while, Ann helps Tom with his girlfriend troubles.
Are You Better Off?
Leslie celebrates her first year as a city councilor. A surprise discovery leads Andy to call the only man he knows who can help with the investigation: retired Special Agent Burt Macklin. Meanwhile, April gets some life-changing news, and Tom debates a big business opportunity.
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