Parks and Recreation: Season 2

Parks and Recreation: Season 2

Parks and Recreation: Season 2

Amy Poehler won a Golden Globe in this beloved comedy series as Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department who has bigger dreams for her small town of Pawnee, Indiana.

2009USA
Comedy

Streaming (3 Providers)

EPISODE 2.1
8 May 2021

Pawnee Zoo

When Leslie decides to marry two penguins to promote the local zoo, she inadvertently causes an uproar when both penguins turn out to be male. Meanwhile, Mark puts Ann in an awkward situation when he... MORE asks her to go see a movie.

EPISODE 2.2
8 May 2021

The Stakeout

While tending to the new community garden, Leslie and Tom discover someone has planted marijuana among the vegetables. In an effort to catch the people responsible, they pull an all-night stakeout. With Leslie's permission, Ann... MORE decides to go on a date with Mark.

EPISODE 2.3
8 May 2021

Beauty Pageant

Leslie gets to judge a beauty contest, but ends up having conflicting opinions on "the ideal woman" with the other judges. While on a date with Mark, Ann learns Andy has been living in the... MORE pit.

EPISODE 2.4
8 May 2021

Practice Date

Leslie is nervous about her first date with Dave, so Ann takes her on a practice date to help her prepare. Meanwhile, after a local councilman is caught up in a sex scandal, Tom, Ron,... MORE April and Mark decide to see who can uncover the worst dirt on each other.

EPISODE 2.5
8 May 2021

Sister City

Leslie plays host to the Parks and Recreation department from Pawnee’s sister city, Boraqua, Venezuela, and is shocked at the cultural differences. Tom becomes an errand boy, and April plays hard to get.

EPISODE 2.6
8 May 2021

Kaboom

Leslie, Ann and the rest of the Parks Department volunteer to help the organization KaBOOM! build a playground for a neighboring town. After building an entire playground in one day, Leslie gets frustrated at the... MORE lack of progress with the pit, and takes some advice from Mark to cut through the red tape.

EPISODE 2.7
8 May 2021

Greg Pikitis

Leslie enlists the help of Dave and Andy in order to catch a local teen vandal. Meanwhile, Ann struggles to make her Halloween party fun, and ends up getting help from an unlikely source.

EPISODE 2.8
8 May 2021

Ron and Tammy

Leslie is upset when she learns the library department wants to take over her lot. Making matters worse, the library is run by Ron's ex-wife Tammy, who still has a powerful emotional hold on him.... MORE Meanwhile, Andy gets a job in hopes of winning Ann back.

EPISODE 2.9
8 May 2021

The Camel

After one of the murals ("The Spirit of Pawnee") in City Hall is defaced, Leslie and the Parks Department compete to come up with a new design. Meanwhile, Andy and Ron share an uncomfortable moment... MORE at the shoeshine stand.

EPISODE 2.10
8 May 2021

Hunting Trip

Leslie tries to prove she can hang with the guys so she invites herself on Ron’s annual hunting trip, but things don’t go as planned. Meanwhile, April and Andy bond in the office while everyone... MORE is away.

EPISODE 2.11
8 May 2021

Tom's Divorce

After Leslie finds out that Tom is getting a divorce, the department takes him out on the town to cheer him up. Meanwhile, Andy tries to hustle Mark in a game of pool.

EPISODE 2.12
8 May 2021

Christmas Scandal

Leslie designs the Pawnee Winter Wonderland Festival, but has to hide from the press when a meeting with a disgraced Councilman lands her in the middle of a sex scandal. Meanwhile, Ron offers to cover... MORE for Leslie for the day, and quickly discovers how much work she really does.

EPISODE 2.13
8 May 2021

The Set Up

Ann sets Leslie up on a blind date with a co-worker, which does not go as well as Leslie hoped. An old friend of Ann's makes Mark feel insecure.

EPISODE 2.14
8 May 2021

Leslie's House

After an amazing date with Justin in Indianapolis, Leslie tries to impress him with a dinner party at her house.

EPISODE 2.15
8 May 2021

Sweetums

The Parks Department forms a partnership with a local company to sell energy bars at the parks in Pawnee, but Leslie tries to stop the deal when she discovers how unhealthy the snacks are. Mark... MORE reluctantly agrees to help Tom move out of his house.

EPISODE 2.16
8 May 2021

Galentine's Day

When Leslie hears her mom’s story about an old flame, she and her boyfriend Justin track him down and reunite them on Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Andy and his band are nervous about playing a gig... MORE at the Senior Center.

EPISODE 2.17
8 May 2021

Woman of the Year

Leslie is outraged when Ron wins a “Woman of the Year” award for a project she started. Meanwhile, Tom is desperate to find some money to invest in a local Pawnee club.

EPISODE 2.18
8 May 2021

The Possum

When a possum bites the mayor's dog on a golf course, Leslie is asked to form a task force to catch the pesky animal. Meanwhile, Ron is upset when Mark refuses to bend the rules... MORE for him.

EPISODE 2.19
8 May 2021

Park Safety

After Jerry gets mugged by a bunch of kids, Leslie meets with the head park ranger in hopes of improving park safety. Meanwhile, everyone tries to be nicer to Jerry once he returns to the... MORE office.

EPISODE 2.20
8 May 2021

Summer Catalog

Preparing the Summer Events Catalog, Leslie decides to take Ron and the past directors of the Parks Department out for a picnic lunch. Tom enlists the help of Ann and Mark to pose for the... MORE cover photo.

EPISODE 2.21
8 May 2021

94 Meetings

Ron is furious when April mistakenly schedules a ton of meetings for him. Meanwhile, Leslie fights to preserve a historical landmark.

EPISODE 2.22
8 May 2021

Telethon

Leslie hosts a late-night shift for a local telethon, and lands former Indiana Pacer Detlef Schrempf as a celebrity guest. Meanwhile, Mark has big plans for his relationship with Ann.

EPISODE 2.23
8 May 2021

The Master Plan

Leslie is disappointed when her new park plans are put on hold by a visit from two state auditors. April has plans for Andy at her birthday party, and Ann tries to piece together a... MORE romantic mystery.

EPISODE 2.24
8 May 2021

Freddy Spaghetti

When Ben prevents Leslie from holding a children’s concert, she takes matters into her own hands. Mark makes some big decisions about his life, and Andy gets some unexpected romantic attention.

Parks and Recreation: Season 2 / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

If there’s anything Parks And Recreation’s position on the government stands for, it’s the governing looking out for the governed. And as the show begins its sixth season, it looks out for its characters with a wider scope.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

It’s now just a waiting game to see if this patchy episodic specimen can gradually move past its Office-inspired roots and trudge toward developing its own individual, winning skin.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Parks doesn’t yet have the snap or clear character delineation of Steve Carell’s sitcom. But people forget: The Office seemed a little flat when it premiered in 2005.

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