Leslie and Ben are goin’ to the chapel and they’re gonna get married — but not before they hit the town for their bachelor/bachelorette parties!
Parks and Recreation‘s first new episode in 2013 (airing Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8:30/7:30c on NBC) finds the Pawnee lovebirds celebrating their newly betrothed status, and we’ve got your first look at their big night out.
Showrunner Mike Schur recently chatted with TVLine about the couple’s pre-wedding festivities, teasing with a laugh: “Neither [party] ends up going the way they intended.” Ann is throwing her bestie’s soiree “and really wants it to go well” — and, based on the shots below, it does. Chris, meanwhile, is in charge of Ben’s, which starts as “playing board games and drinking Miller Lite at a friend’s house,” but quickly involves Newt Gingrich and the Indianapolis Colts (?).
Click through the photos below, then hit the comments with your thoughts!