With the future of Parks and Recreation still hanging in the balance (NBC has yet to announce if it’s been renewed for a fifth season – and it's kind of killing us), it’s apt that "Win, Lose or Draw" works well not just as a season finale, but also as a potential series finale. In honor of our great love for P&R, PopGurls returns to our recapping ways (last seen in the … [Read more...] about Parks and Rec: Win, Lose or Draw
Last night was Parks and Recreation's much-hyped episode in which Dave the Cop aka Leslie Knope's boyfriend from Season Two, played by Louis C.K., returns to Pawnee. NBC had leaked photos in which Leslie (Amy Poehler) was at dinner with Dave and her boyfriend Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) – so we were expecting funny awkwardness. But "Dave's Return" was as stressful and awkward to … [Read more...] about I Want to Endorse Ten Beers into My Mouth.
The thing about Parks and Recreation that's stood out from the beginning — or, at least, since the show first hit its stride during the second season — is how great it is to its female characters. That's pretty much the one bit of praise you hear applied to it over and over (as well as the whole "It's really, really positive and unironic and enthusiastic" thing, which is just … [Read more...] about What Manic Pixie Dream Girl Movies Can Learn From Leslie Knope