Tonight, NBC will air the 100th episode of Parks & Recreation in America, which is of course a incredible milestone for a network television program, particularly given how notoriously trigger happy networks can be when considering optioning new seasons. It's something to celebrate, for sure, and it feels like a statement that the show is unlikely to be cancelled. The first 99 episodes have been, in my - and seemingly a lot of people's - opinion, tremendous. It is remarkably difficult to be consistently funny, but I have to give Parks & Recreation a lot of credit for doing just that, with very few moments that miss their intended mark. The acting and writing are always superb, and the characters have grown and changed while still maintaining the quirks that made us love them in the first place. Week upon week, we tune in to see what antics our favourite Pawneeans, and while
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