Parks and Rec Books Michelle Obama for Finale

Michelle Obama Parks and RecreationSomeone check Leslie Knope’s pulse.

First Lady Michelle Obama will pay a figurative visit to Pawnee, with an appearance in the hour-long Season 6 finale of NBC’s Parks and Recreation (airing Thursday, April 24).

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FLOTUS’ cameo was filmed in late February in Miami, where she was celebrating investments in healthier out-of-school programs as part of her “Let’s Move” initiative.

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Other D.C. dynamos to previously pop up on Parks include Vice President Joe Biden, Arizona Sen. John McCain, California Sen. Barbara Boxer and former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe.

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27 Comments
  1. RJ says:

    Well, looks like I won’t be watching the finale now!

  2. HAP says:

    You are ridiculous.

  3. Jerry says:

    2-27-2014

    Well, it seems our first lady & her husband will be ending their acting in the white house, but will be beginning their new career as the Simpson’s…

    Jerry R, in California

  4. NYCer4Life says:

    AWESOMESAUCE!!!

  5. DV says:

    I love when they do stuff like this because it makes Leslie seem so real. I love the entire cast but I would love to see a version where Leslie (and Ben)actually makes it to Washington with a new supporting cast/staff.

  6. Josh says:

    Didn’t Nancy Reagan do Different Strokes?

    • justsaying says:

      yes. yes she did. both she and her husband were also former actors. well, technically all politicians are actors too, so…

  7. RoG says:

    I’ll second the gag.

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  9. Jessica says:

    Does her fame whore need have no end?!?

  10. Pat says:

    Matt, I am so disgusted by some of the comments on this site. Michelle Obama is the First Lady of the United States and she should be afforded that respect. She is a gracious First Lady and I am glad that Parks and Rec will be having her on. Her “Let’s Move Campaign” is a wonderful thing for all the children of our country.

  11. R.O.B. says:

    My only issue with the political cameos is I absolutely could not buy Leslie and Ann being so hot for Joe Biden. In that vein, we’ll find out in the finale that Leslie has a girl crush on Michelle Obama. If they really want to impress me, we’ll see Ron struggle to be polite despite his disdain for the Obamas.

  12. Will says:

    Forget the drama above, can we talk about the issue as to why Parks is ending its Season early (i.e. before May)?

  13. whatawookiesheis says:

    Awesomesauce! now I’ve got an hour to kill with much funnier (and WAYYYY less political) Cougar Town reruns that night!

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