The great people of the Parks and Recreation Department in Pawnee, Indiana are back for more hijinks, well, at any rate for a brief period.
NBC has reported that the cast of its notorious sitcom “Parks and Rec” is set to rejoin for a half-hour scripted extraordinary airing on April 30, in help of COVID-19. Practically all the first cast individuals, including Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir, and Retta, will be back in character for the uncommon. Expect a few visitor stars from the first show to fly in as well.
This denotes the most recent in an arrangement exemplary sitcom reunions, generally outstanding of which is a “Companions” get-together exceptional (yet unscripted) which is still in the pipeline at HBO Max.
Five years after “Parks and Rec” completed its seven-season run, this new story draws from occasions happening day, as Pawnee’s most devoted government employee, Leslie Knope (Poehler), is resolved to remain associated with her companions in a period of social separating. The extraordinary, led by co-maker Michael Shur, will help fund-raise for Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
“Like a ton of others, we were searching for approaches to help and felt that bringing these characters back for a night could collect some cash,” said Schur. “I sent a cheerful email to the cast and they all hit me up inside 45 minutes. Our old ‘Parks and Rec’ group has assembled one increasingly 30-minute cut of (isolated) Pawnee life and we trust everybody appreciates it. Furthermore, gives!”
The first “Parks and Recreation,” a Universal Television creation, ran from 2009 to 2015 and was assigned for a hatful of Emmys and Golden Globes all through its run. Poehler won the show’s solitary Globe in 2014 for her presentation.
“In such questionable occasions, we can’t consider anybody better than Leslie Knope to join our nation with her unbridled eagerness and sympathy,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, co-leaders of scripted programming at NBC Entertainment. “A colossal thank you to Mike Schur and the cast of ‘Parks and Recreation’ for assembling this superb uncommon and carrying a grin to every one of our countenances while fund-raising for such a beneficial motivation.”
At the show’s PaleyFest tenth commemoration get-together a year ago, a few cast individuals said they would be quite glad to repeat their characters for a restoration, however just if Schur was ready.
“At whatever point Mike is prepared, I’ll put on my suit again without a doubt,” said Poehler at that point, with Offerman saying that “we’d all come running” if Schur “thought of a unique, new thought.”
“Parks and Recreation” is a creation of Deedle-Dee Productions, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment and Universal TV. Schur, Greg Daniels, Howard Klein, David Miner, Morgan Sackett and Dean Holland fill in as official makers on the arrangement.