Parks and Rec Exclusive First Look: Ron Names the Most Useless Occupations, Reveals His Will

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This Thursday on Parks and Recreation (NBC, 8/7c), Ben’s preparation of his own will and testament gets Ron Swanson, of all people, pondering mortality — or at least how the government might profit from his ultimate passing.

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In this first look from the episode, Ben interrupts Ron’s compound bow maintenance to ask if he’ll be a witness to his and Leslie’s will, prompting Ron to riff on lawyers and other useless occupations. Ron also whips out his own will, which he wrote at age 8 and keeps in his wallet. (Who do you predict his lone beneficiary is?)

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Elsewhere in the half-hour: Leslie tries to keep a minor scandal from getting blown out of proportion, while Tom woos a possible new love interest, played by Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany.



Comments (5)

  • That’s not a crossbow but actually a compound bow…

    Comment by Sam – October 15, 2013 01:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Huh. I Googled the heck out of it before posting, but the shopping sites I found called it just a “crossbow.”

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – October 15, 2013 01:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • A crossbow looks like a bow on its side, attached to a gun like device. Sam is correct, its a compound bow. THE GOOGLES LIED TO YOU!

        Comment by JB Smooove – October 16, 2013 12:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good and funny clip. I can’t wait to watch the new episode this Thursday.

    Comment by Joey – October 15, 2013 04:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why has this man not been nominated for an Emmy??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

    Comment by KenBud – October 15, 2013 07:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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