‘Parks And Recreation’ To Air Reunion Show On Leslie Knope’s Struggles With Social Distancing
The show is set to air on April 30, and will feature most of the original cast, including Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir and Retta. Guest stars might pop-up too.
Leslie Knope wants to let you in on a secret… On April 30, #ParksAndRec is returning to NBC for “A Parks and Recreation Special”. Our workplace proximity associates, along with our neighbors at @StateFarm, are raising money for @FeedingAmerica. Join us! https://t.co/YuyWBTYmrH pic.twitter.com/ZId6Lq3rkJ
— Parks and Recreation (@parksandrecnbc) April 23, 2020
The special is lead by the show’s creator, Michael Shur, and will reportedly follow the story of Leslie Knope (Poehler) struggling with social distancing.
The money raised by the special will go to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
In a statement, Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, co-presidents of scripted programming at NBC said: “In such uncertain times, we can’t think of anyone better than Leslie Knope to unite our country with her unbridled enthusiasm and compassion.”
Fans were definitely excited about the news:
— Matthew Matysik (@MatthewMatysik) April 23, 2020
parks and rec cast: pic.twitter.com/mB3YHv8goC
— victoria (@paulsenknope) April 23, 2020
— Rachel (@madgrad2011) April 23, 2020
they’re doing a parks and rec reunion special and i’ve never been so happy pic.twitter.com/AZaP0BimaF
— ian✨ (@vividstyIe) April 24, 2020