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'Time' examines the political message of 'Parks and Recreation'

Parks and Recreation has entered its final season, leaving fans and critics wondering what it all means. Over at Time, James Poniewozik writes that the adventures of Pawnee’s civil servants are really about “about the importance of community, the idea that people need each other, that when you help someone, you’re also helping to make yourself better.”

The last remnant of NBC’s era of sitcom greatness is unquestionably a political show, but not in the same way as Aaron Sorkin’s idealistic The West Wing or the Machiavellian drama of House of Cards. Instead, Poniewozik writes, the sitcom provides a model “of how people of opposite politics can still work together and care about each other.”

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'Parks and Rec' boss dissects Leslie and Ron's big showdown

All is finally right again in Pawnee.

When Parks and Recreation returned for its final season, many fans were disheartened to learn that Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) and Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) were now enemies. How could one of the best non-romantic dynamic duos on television suddenly turn on each other?

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How will 'Parks and Recreation' ultimately end?

After seven glorious season filled with waffles and bacon, the adventures of Johnny Karate and Burt Macklin, the life and death of Li’l Sebastian and Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) shiny demeanor, Parks and Recreation will soon go off the air for good.

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Kathryn Hahn returning to 'Parks and Recreation'

Do you have a feeling that Kathryn Hahn is going to appear in the final season of NBC’s Parks and Recreation? Then you are Barkley-ing up the right tree, friend. READ FULL STORY

'Parks and Recreation': Inside the futuristic farewell season -- and final days on set

So this is what the end of Pawnee looks like. Hugs upon hugs, each longer than the last. Announcement after announcement that another actor—Henry Winkler as Dr. Saperstein! Helen Slayton-Hughes as Ethel Beavers! Jon Glaser as Jeremy Jamm!—has just finished his or her last day of shooting, resulting in more hugs. Amy Poehler sweetly coaching her young sons to say into the camera, “That’s a wrap on Parks and Recreation!” Nick Offerman’s parents sitting stoically in director’s chairs. (“One last chance to see our clumsy magic,” explains the good son.) Aubrey Plaza in zombie makeup. Jim O’Heir sobbing through his final lines as the cast reads the finale script aloud. (Dammit, Jerry! We’re trying to hold it together here!) READ FULL STORY

Spoiler Room: Scoop on 'Agent Carter,' 'Glee,' 'Grey's,' and more

Welcome to the Spoiler Room, a safe place for spoiler addicts to come on a weekly basis to learn what’s coming next on their favorite shows and, hopefully, get a few of their own questions answered. If you want scoop on a specific show, send your questions to spoilerroom@ew.com.

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'Workaholics' star Blake Anderson, Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone to guest-star on 'Parks and Recreation'

The year is 2017—or at least it will be on the seventh and final season of NBC’s Parks and Recreation—and the future brings all sorts of new technology, plus at least one new face. READ FULL STORY

5 ways TV in 2015 could suck

It’s the end of one year, which means it’s time for pop culture know-it-alls to look ahead to next year with great expectation and anticipation. But not me! No, I prognosticate with hysterical dread and alarmist fear. What if everything I am eagerly anticipating goes horribly awry? What if Fargo and True Detective follow up their phenomenal first years with sophomore slumps? What if Girls flunks its risky Hannah-goes-to-grad-school storyline? What if Steven Colbert can’t play the part of an honest-to-god talk show host? There are so many ways television could suck in 2015. Here are five that might happen in the first six months of 2015 alone: READ FULL STORY

Paul Rudd to return in final season of 'Parks and Recreation' -- exclusive

Here’s some Sweet(ums) news: Paul Rudd will pop up in Pawnee again. READ FULL STORY

'Parks and Recreation' cast explains the entire series in 30 seconds

Over six seasons on Parks and Recreation, a lot has happened to the Parks and Recreation department of Pawnee, Indiana. But according to Aziz Ansari, it’s all just been one extended episode of Pimp My Ride. READ FULL STORY

Spoiler Room: Scoop on 'Parenthood,' 'Parks and Rec,' Agent Carter' and more

Welcome to the Spoiler Room, a safe place for spoiler addicts to come on a weekly basis to learn what’s coming next on their favorite shows and, hopefully, get a few of their own questions answered. If you want scoop on a specific show, send your questions to spoilerroom@ew.com.

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It's the last day on set for 'Parks and Rec,' and it's getting emotional

Today’s the last day on set for the cast and crew of Parks and Recreation, and if you’ve been following any of them on social media, it may be hard to keep it together. Co-creator Michael Schur’s Twitter feed in particular has been a dose of misty-eyed melancholy, as the producer has been sharing a number of photos snapped on set today.

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NBC sets 'Parks and Recreation' final season premiere date

NBC has finally given Parks and Recreation a beginning to its end. READ FULL STORY

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