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Season 1  "The Reporter"  1x3

Aired 12 years ago - Apr 23, 2009

Leslie arranges for a reporter to do a story about her park project, but she and her committee have the worst time staying on topic. She then calls Mark to help her save the story, but it ends up hurting more than helping. Meanwhile, Tom does all he can to suck up to his boss.

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Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 1
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Oh,no. I don't count that.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Okay,now should I give her a tour of the building? How many discussion questions do you have there?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
You did an amazing in-depth article on the raccoon problem here in pawnee.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6
So,uh,can I give you a quick tour before we get started? I've been here before. A few times.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7
I am always amazed at his... quiet dignity.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
About what?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
They're the real heroes of this story.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 11
So leslie,you're in charge of the committee.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 12
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
And I was taking the shortcut home,and I thought I saw a toaster lying in the pit.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
You knew that. I didn't know that,no. You should've told me,
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 16
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 17
Hey,I just got your 15 texts.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
and she's writing a really bad article and it's gonna destroy us all.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
Let me tell you something,tom. You suck at scrabble.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Hey,leslie. Um,I have to go. Let's do the interview tomorrow morning at the pit.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
All right. 'Cause I hate driving.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
Hi. Sorry I'm late. Oh,no problem.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
I don't mean to complain,but I think shauna is being a little unprofessional.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
So how big is this lot?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25
I don't-- I guess I don't know anything.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 26
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 27
You dropped a z in there? April.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28
Crap on a stick. Okay,technically,yes,it was nepotism.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29
Hey,leslie. You're home.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
So how'd it go? She didn't ask about andy being drunk,did she? Uh,no.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
Shauna malwae-tweep and mark brendanawicz had sex with each other last night.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32
he doesn't like her.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33
Good idea,ann. I bet he didn't use a condom.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34
It's unethical and it's irresponsible for a public servant to have sex
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
Hi,this is deputy director of parks and recreation-- Leslie?
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
So...I was hoping we could have a do-over interview.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
Yeah,well it wasn't a mexican burrito.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
we're trying to turn a dangerous eyesore into a beautiful community park
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
You seem a lot more confident than some of the other people I've spoken to.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
"Hey,you should write an article on unicorns,because they're more likely to exist than this park."
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42
"You should write an article about the sun falling out of the sky."
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44
Well apparently,the reporter is gonna print everything you said to her.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
You know we'd really appreciate it if you didn't print that stuff
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
That park is never,ever,ever gonna get made."
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
Oh,that's great. Thank you so much. You're welcome.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
Ron swanson Tom.
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50
I knew that couldn't have been you. You don't have the vocabulary.

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Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 2
Oh,no. I don't count that.
#2
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Okay,now should I give her a tour of the building? How many discussion questions do you have there?
#3
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4 #4 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
You did an amazing in-depth article on the raccoon problem here in pawnee.
#5
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6
So,uh,can I give you a quick tour before we get started? I've been here before. A few times.
#6
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7
I am always amazed at his... quiet dignity.
#7
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
About what?
#8
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9 #9 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
They're the real heroes of this story.
#10
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 11
So leslie,you're in charge of the committee.
#11
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 12 #12 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13 #13 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
And I was taking the shortcut home,and I thought I saw a toaster lying in the pit.
#14
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
You knew that. I didn't know that,no. You should've told me,
#15
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Hey,I just got your 15 texts.
#17
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
and she's writing a really bad article and it's gonna destroy us all.
#18
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
Let me tell you something,tom. You suck at scrabble.
#19
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Hey,leslie. Um,I have to go. Let's do the interview tomorrow morning at the pit.
#20
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
All right. 'Cause I hate driving.
#21
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
Hi. Sorry I'm late. Oh,no problem.
#22
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
I don't mean to complain,but I think shauna is being a little unprofessional.
#23
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
So how big is this lot?
#24
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25
I don't-- I guess I don't know anything.
#25
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You dropped a z in there? April.
#27
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28
Crap on a stick. Okay,technically,yes,it was nepotism.
#28
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29
Hey,leslie. You're home.
#29
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
So how'd it go? She didn't ask about andy being drunk,did she? Uh,no.
#30
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
Shauna malwae-tweep and mark brendanawicz had sex with each other last night.
#31
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32
he doesn't like her.
#32
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33
Good idea,ann. I bet he didn't use a condom.
#33
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34
It's unethical and it's irresponsible for a public servant to have sex
#34
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35 #35 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
Hi,this is deputy director of parks and recreation-- Leslie?
#36
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
So...I was hoping we could have a do-over interview.
#37
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
Yeah,well it wasn't a mexican burrito.
#38
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
we're trying to turn a dangerous eyesore into a beautiful community park
#39
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
You seem a lot more confident than some of the other people I've spoken to.
#40
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
"Hey,you should write an article on unicorns,because they're more likely to exist than this park."
#41
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42
"You should write an article about the sun falling out of the sky."
#42
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43 #43 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44
Well apparently,the reporter is gonna print everything you said to her.
#44
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45 #45 Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
You know we'd really appreciate it if you didn't print that stuff
#46
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
That park is never,ever,ever gonna get made."
#47
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
Oh,that's great. Thank you so much. You're welcome.
#48
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
Ron swanson Tom.
#49
Recap of Parks and Recreation Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50
I knew that couldn't have been you. You don't have the vocabulary.
#50