Parks and Rec Goodbye Episode Recap: Ann Gets Her Park, and We Are Wrecked

We’re gonna need a lot of breakfast food.

NBC’s Parks and Recreation this Thursday said farewell to Ann Perkins (played by original cast member Rashida Jones) and Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe, who joined the series in Season 2), with an episode that involved 103 scrapbooks, six buddy boxes, one party that was actually 30 parties and a mix tape that’s heavy on Sarah McLachlan. READ MORE

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TVLine Items: Dixie Expands Lavon's Family, Rob Lowe's Post-Parks and Rec Plan and More!

When Hart of Dixie picks up, lovebirds Lavon and Annabeth (the newly promoted Kaitlyn Black) are “still happily together,” showrunner Leila Gerstein shared recently with TVLine, “but having some tension because his demanding cousin has moved in.”

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Exclusive Parks and Rec Video: A Look Back at Chris Traeger's (Nearly) Endless Optimism

Parks and Recreation‘s perpetually positive Chris Traeger took a downtrodden turn last week when he — with a little help from Tom — diagnosed himself with depression. But before delving deeper into his journey to self-discovery in tonight’s episode of the NBC comedy …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO