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Season 1  "Make My Pit a Park"  1x1

Aired 12 years ago - Apr 09, 2009

Indiana government worker Leslie Knope is given the assignment to convert an abandoned quarry pit into a community park. A documentary film crew follows Leslie through her mishaps and gaffes as she tries to make her assignment a reality.

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Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
We're having a meeting in here.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
Well,it's a great day,because,uh,last month they put me in jail.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
Now,I have a few t ngs I want to say about laura linney.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
So there's just this giant pit,and it's been there for almost a year.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
So your boyfriend fell down into this pit,right?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
- You probably feel like you need to move on.- Why--
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
I've spent a lot of time with them.And I just-- I--I don't know.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
and it's ugly,and it's dangerous,and it's government-owned,and you need to do something about it.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
and we will fill in that pit,and then when that's done,we're gonna put a park on the land.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Recently I led a city-wide drive to disinfect the sandbox sand after we had those problems with the cats.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Um,problem is,anything over $25 I have to report.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
I'll see you on saturday for the,uh,ultimate frisbee game.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
I am from bennettsville,south carolina.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
Yeah,'cause committees are power,and committees make things happen.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Okay,read it back to me.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
- Which mark? - Which mark?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
What's up,brendanawicz?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Let's get down to brass tacks.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
I checked it out like a month ago.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Uh,homeowners' associations,anti-government nuts,bureaucrats,miles of red tape--
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
Mark and I-- it's complicated.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
No.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
'Cause they're gonna be here soon.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
I'm talking about the pit you fell in.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
I'm here.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
And the entire government of pawnee would like to let you know that we will do everything we can to help you.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
Doesn't this neighborhood deserve a first-class park?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
We could do some of those things.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
The key to any fact-finding mission is to get right into the battle zone,you know?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
Leslie,are you okay?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
I'm fine.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
It's not broken.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
Ooh,are pancakes being made?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
Give me my shot.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
When I visited the bottom of the pit on a fact-finding mission.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
I don't want this parks department to build any parks because I don't believe in government.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
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She's like A... little dog with a-- a chew toy.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Oh,this is a classic.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Leslie is unique.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
and I think I'm about to break one of those rules.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
It's called pioneer hall.

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Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
Well,it's a great day,because,uh,last month they put me in jail.
#2
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3 #3 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
Now,I have a few t ngs I want to say about laura linney.
#4
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5 #5 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
So there's just this giant pit,and it's been there for almost a year.
#6
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
So your boyfriend fell down into this pit,right?
#7
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
- You probably feel like you need to move on.- Why--
#8
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
I've spent a lot of time with them.And I just-- I--I don't know.
#9
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
and it's ugly,and it's dangerous,and it's government-owned,and you need to do something about it.
#10
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11 #11 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
and we will fill in that pit,and then when that's done,we're gonna put a park on the land.
#12
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Recently I led a city-wide drive to disinfect the sandbox sand after we had those problems with the cats.
#13
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Um,problem is,anything over $25 I have to report.
#14
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
I'll see you on saturday for the,uh,ultimate frisbee game.
#15
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
I am from bennettsville,south carolina.
#16
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
Yeah,'cause committees are power,and committees make things happen.
#17
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Okay,read it back to me.
#18
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
- Which mark? - Which mark?
#19
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
What's up,brendanawicz?
#20
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Let's get down to brass tacks.
#21
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
I checked it out like a month ago.
#22
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23 #23 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Uh,homeowners' associations,anti-government nuts,bureaucrats,miles of red tape--
#24
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
Mark and I-- it's complicated.
#25
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
No.
#26
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
'Cause they're gonna be here soon.
#27
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
I'm talking about the pit you fell in.
#28
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
I'm here.
#29
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30 #30 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
And the entire government of pawnee would like to let you know that we will do everything we can to help you.
#31
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32 #32 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
Doesn't this neighborhood deserve a first-class park?
#33
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
We could do some of those things.
#34
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
The key to any fact-finding mission is to get right into the battle zone,you know?
#35
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
Leslie,are you okay?
#36
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
I'm fine.
#37
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
It's not broken.
#38
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
Ooh,are pancakes being made?
#39
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
Give me my shot.
#40
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
When I visited the bottom of the pit on a fact-finding mission.
#41
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
I don't want this parks department to build any parks because I don't believe in government.
#42
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
¾ÍÏñchuck E.Cheese. (¼¯¿ì²Í ÓÎÏ·ºÍÓéÀÖÓÚÒ»ÌåµĴóÐÍÁ¬Ëø¼ÒÍ¥ÓéÀÖÖÐÐÄ)
#43
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44 #44 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
She's like A... little dog with a-- a chew toy.
#45
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46 #46 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Oh,this is a classic.
#47
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Leslie is unique.
#48
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
and I think I'm about to break one of those rules.
#49
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
It's called pioneer hall.
#50