A girl's gotta dream. Especially Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler). Leslie just wants one thing in life - to beautify her small town. Too bad she works in local politics, where everyone says no to everything, and that's not about to change anytime soon. This season, the government is back up and running and the State Department auditing team (starring Rob Lowe and Adam Scott) permanently join the Parks and Recreation staff in order to ensure everyone is playing by the book.
Leslie tries to convince Chris and Ben to give the Parks Department more money.
Although she's got a crippling flu, Leslie manages to persuade local businesses to participate in the Harvest Festival.
When Pawnee residents have a heated debate over what items should go in a time capsule, Leslie must find a way to appease everyone without offending anyone.
Tammy Swanson strikes again. Guest starring Megan Mullally.
Ben nearly sabotages a media blitz geared at promoting the Harvest Festival while April and Andy finally make amends.
Leslie and Ron take a road trip to Indianapolis while Tom pursues his dream of creating a best-selling cologne.
A local curse threatens the success of the town's Harvest Festival.
Anxious to come up with a great post-Harvest Festival idea, Leslie forces her team to go on a camping trip!
Andy and April host a dinner party and Ben asks Leslie for career advice.
Leslie tries online dating while Ron and Chris have a burger showdown.
Jerry's provocative painting gets attention for its depiction of Leslie Knope.
Leslie takes on Eagleton rival, Lindsay Carlisle Shay, a former Pawneean who wants to separate a children's park with a fence.
Ann and Leslie get in their first fight, while Tom debuts his new liquor, SnakeJuice.
Leslie struggles to suppress her feelings for Ben when Chris sends them on a road trip together; Tom uses his coworkers to try out a new game show, and Ron educates a young girl on his views of "the importance of government."
Chris (Rob Lowe) shakes up the parks department.
Super-Sized Producer's Cut! Leslie says goodbye to a special friend.