Parks and Recreation

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by Maggot, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. BigTom

    BigTom Well-Known Member

    I didn't like them, I should have said the funniest secondary characters, especially john ralphio. They were hilarious and really well played, utterly irredeemably awful characters.
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  2. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge Hoc vellum voluntater album mansum est

    I didn't think they were funny. Whenever they appeared I just wanted them off the screen as soon as possible.
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  3. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

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  4. Chilli.s

    Chilli.s changed the little words

    Me too.
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  5. Jay Park

    Jay Park quasihobo

    Does it beat 30 Rock?
  6. Orang Utan


    Has anyone seen The Good Place?
    It's the makers of Parks and Recreation's new show, about a woman who wakes up in heaven, but it appears she's only there by a bureaucratic error and she's not a very nice person after all. Or something like that. I only lasted half an episode, cos I didn't laugh and didn't see much potential for more laughs. But then I felt the same way about Parks & Recreation when I first watched it, so I'm gonna give it another go.
  7. Orang Utan


    definitely - a different league - far more likeable characters for a start
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  8. The Octagon

    The Octagon Stop...Hammertime

    Definitely worth watching the whole season, the humour comes from knowing the characters and watching them react to situations, rather than funny jokes per se.
  9. belboid

    belboid TUC Off Your Knees

    No, no. 30 Rock wins (narrowly) because of its unpleasant characters. And because it's last season didn't turn into scholcky mush.
  10. Orang Utan


    I finished The Good Place and wish I hadn't wasted my time. It's almost entirely laugh free and the plot resolution is unsatisfactory.
    Will have to find something else to fill the void.
  11. Orang Utan


    I now have a job in local government and can now report that Parks & Recreation is 100% a documentary
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  12. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge Hoc vellum voluntater album mansum est

    My youngest brother works in Parks and Rec (Not in the office) and attests that the office is exactly like the documentary.
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  13. spanglechick

    spanglechick High Empress of Dressing Up

    My mum adored it for that reason (retired social worker).
  14. Sea Star

    Sea Star this place is too unfriendly for me

    I'm glad I'm not the only one here :-/
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  15. Orang Utan


    As proof of this, next week I have to dress up as a bear as part of an anti knife crime initiative
  16. fishfinger

    fishfinger تپلی

    I've just seen your costume...

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