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Old 05-12-11, 02:51 PM
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Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

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Synopsis for "The Fight":

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When Leslie (Amy Poehler) tries to get Ann (Rashida Jones) a job at city hall, her lukewarm reaction causes their first-ever fight. Tom (Aziz Ansari) invites the entire department to the Snakehole Lounge to help him promote his new alcohol, "Snake Juice."


Synopsis for "Road Trip":

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When Chris (Rob Lowe) sends Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) on a trip to Indianapolis, Leslie is afraid she won't be able to deny her feelings for him. Ron (Nick Offerman) teaches a young student about his views on government. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) gets his feelings hurt by April (Aubrey Plaza) after playing Tom's (Aziz Ansari) new game.


Episode 13 and 14 of 16

Next week the final 2 episodes of the season will also air back to back
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Someone needs to get a .gif of Ron dancing while wearing April's hat
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Rashida Jones said both 'dick' and 'penis'. So very hot.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

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Someone needs to get a .gif of Ron dancing while wearing April's hat
It's already on nbc.com

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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Originally Posted by Drav3n View Post
It's already on nbc.com

Yeah...they were all over that shit.

"Snork juice"

The Fight was an amazing episode.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

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Rashida Jones said both 'dick' and 'penis'. So very hot.
She looked particularly good this episode!
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Is it weird that I found Anne even hotter when she was totally hung over wearing ski pants?

I only watched The Fight so far, but this has got to be one of the most consistent brilliant seasons of a television sitcom I can think of, outside of maybe a few seasons of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia. They are killing every single week.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

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Is it weird that I found Anne even hotter when she was totally hung over wearing ski pants?
Only if you're not a date rapist.

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Shut up, Kyle.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

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She looked particularly good this episode!
My whole plan coming in this thread was to ask for the Ron gif, and one of April sticking her tongue into her cheek at the shoeshine stand. Anyone have that?
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

I haven't been a particularly huge fan of this season (it's clever a lot of the time, I just haven't found it translating to funny for me) but The Fight was greatness.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

FYI, there's an extended version of The Fight on Hulu...
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

The racoon problem has been solved. They have their side of town and we have our side.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Ron Swanson dancing = best moment on TV this year so far!

"The Fight" might be the best episode yet. Well done Amy Poehler.

And extra points for playing Sia
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

The Fight:

April with the pillows taped around her head.

Andy throwing up on Kyle.

Ron dancing.

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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Originally Posted by MrX View Post
Someone needs to get a .gif of Ron dancing while wearing April's hat


I'm just finishing that episode.

Hilarious.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Originally Posted by Suprmallet View Post
Is it weird that I found Anne even hotter when she was totally hung over wearing ski pants?

I only watched The Fight so far, but this has got to be one of the most consistent brilliant seasons of a television sitcom I can think of, outside of maybe a few seasons of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia. They are killing every single week.
I agree.

I just got hip to this thing back on the 'Eagleton' one, and it's one of those shows where the acting, writing, and directing is just perfect.

I've caught up on most of this season now.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Two great episodes that once again solidify why that this is my favorite show on television. Every week the show delivers consistently clever writing, nuanced performances, heart, and tons of laughs.

"The Fight" was non-stop laughs. I loved everyone's drunken talking heads, but obviously Ron stole the show with the dancing. Also great to see the return of...Burt Macklin, FBI. Loved how he "died" and now we have his brother, Kip Hackman. Hopefully they figure out a way for Tom to get his part-ownership of the Snake Hole back; it sounded like Ron will eventually figure out a way to convince Chris.


Tom: "Leslie's not here today. No boss, we can do whatever we want."
Ron: "I'm your boss."
Tom: "Hahahaha. That's a good one Ron."

Andy: "Wait a minute, you set this whole thing up so I would be un-mad at you. Well guess what, ain't gonna work."
Tom: "You figured out April was trying to trick you, that's worth a hundred points."
Andy: "Ha! Wait, no. Goodbye."

I really liked April going to Anne for advice. (April: "I'm sorry, my instinct is to be mean to you.") and it was great to see them throw a problem at April and Andy's relationship, but have them overcome it.

The look on Ben's face when Chris asked him if he wanted to play Boggle slayed me.

Also, I had reservations about Rob Lowe joining the cast, but Chris is a great and unique character and Lowe totally nails the performance.

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EDIT: I'm watching the Producer's Cut of The Fight, and if you haven't watched it yet, I highly recommend it, if only for the cold opening.

I loved how Tom gave everyone different names except for Jerry.

Also, I thought Tom's "donezo" speech was great, especially Andy's reaction: "Babe, we've gotta make that meeting."

All of those Jan Cooper posters were great. "Re-Elect Jan Cooper: Mayor of Whoreville."

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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Originally Posted by kstublen View Post
EDIT: I'm watching the Producer's Cut of The Fight, and if you haven't watched it yet, I highly recommend it, if only for the cold opening.
I was coming here to suggest that. ~4 minutes longer.

It's on Hulu.
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I was coming here to suggest that. ~4 minutes longer.

It's on Hulu.
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Holy crap, the second episode is even better than the first! And Anne wearing that sheer purple dress...

Ten minutes in and I'm already laughing my ass off.

I need a screencap of Anne's face after she says "Maybe you should ask him about his penis."

Tom calling everyone "bing bongs" and April's reaction was perfect. And the clip of Perd Hapley from 89 was awesome.

Also sweet shout out to Neutral Milk Hotel.

Edit: Oh my god Ron giving the kid the claymore! This episode is incredible!
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Just awesome espisodes, think these vaulted the show above Community and Modern Family as my favorite comedy
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Originally Posted by Suprmallet View Post
I need a screencap of Anne's face after she says "Maybe you should ask him about his penis."
Nevermind, I got one for myself:



Is that showing up?
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Re: Parks and Recreation -- "The Fight/Road Trip" -- 5/12/11

Am I the only one who finds Andy and April really annoying as a couple? By themselves they were fine, but now the two of them just seem like they were forced together to create one of those "aww, how cute" couples.

It sickens this jaded individual.
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I love Andy and April together.

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