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Parks and Recreation: Pilot / Season: 1 / Episode: 1 (00010001) (2009)

Parks and Recreation: Pilot / Season: 1 / Episode: 1 (00010001) (2009) (Television Episode)
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Parks and Recreation

Pilot (Television Episode)

Season: 1
Episode: 1
Production Code: 00010001

April 9, 2009
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The pilot episode introduces Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation department in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. In "Pilot", Knope sets out to turn a construction pit into a park after local nurse Ann Perkins complains about the dangerous pit during a town meeting. Her anti-government boss Ron reluctantly allows her to form an exploratory committee after her friend and colleague Mark secretly intervenes on her behalf.