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Aubrey Plaza Gave Aziz Ansari a Vial of Blood and Hair as a Parks & Rec Parting Gift (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/03/2015 12:20PM

We've all wept over the end of Parks and Recreation. Some of us grieve in different ways, though. For example, we've made a life-size papier-mâché replica of Ron Swanson that's glowering at us from the corner this very moment. Aubrey Plaza?

Well, Aubrey Plaza gave one of her castmates a vial of blood and some of her hair.

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Parks and Recreation Finale Review: Is America Ready for President Knope?

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Finale Review: Is America Ready for President Knope?

Originally posted 02/25/2015 01:05AM

Amy Poehler's wonderful Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run on NBC Tuesday night with an hour-long finale that wasn't strictly necessary: The season had been so good – and so good at building to this goodbye – that the show seemed to have already sneaked out of the room during a game of peek-a-boo.

You took your hands away from your eyes and realized the room was suddenly empty.

At which point you began to cry.

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6 Unforgettable Life Lessons from Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

6 Unforgettable Life Lessons from Parks and Recreation

Originally posted 02/24/2015 07:05PM

Is there an incorrect way to consume alcohol? How should you approach your job? Parks and Recreation has you covered.

Over the course of its seven seasons, the character-driven NBC sitcom has been laugh-out-loud hilarious. For all its gags, though, it's also been at its core about people trying to make the world a better place – in both large, small and pony-hologramming ways.

Though Parks is coming to an end on Tuesday, the residents of Pawnee, Indiana, have provided many pearls of wisdom that fans can clutch when the inevitable Recreation-al hangover hits.

Just know that, however you drink up this knowledge, you're definitely doing it right.

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Parks and Recreation's 7 Best Recurring Gags: From Calzones to 'Treat Yo' Self'

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation's 7 Best Recurring Gags: From Calzones to 'Treat Yo' Self'

Originally posted 02/24/2015 03:40PM

After seven brilliant seasons, Parks and Recreation airs its final episode on Tuesday night.

Though often overlooked despite its longevity and critical acclaim, the writers – with showrunner Mike Schur at the helm – created a rich universe filled with well-rounded characters whose quirks were celebrated often in the form of joke callbacks that were as hilarious on the second, third and 10th time they were told as they were the first.

In advance of the series finale, we thought we'd revisit seven of the best recurring jokes on Parks.

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Aziz Ansari Is Newest Star to Appear on Chipotle Paper Cups and Bags (Photos)

Aziz Ansari Is Newest Star to Appear on Chipotle Paper Cups and Bags (Photos)

Originally posted 01/28/2015 05:45AM

You can now share a burrito with your favorite foodie comedian

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Aziz Ansari Launches '#RupertsFault' to Sarcastically Blame Rupert Murdoch for Everything

Aziz Ansari Launches '#RupertsFault' to Sarcastically Blame Rupert Murdoch for Everything

Originally posted 01/12/2015 03:30PM

Bill Cosby wasn't the only person getting burned last night.

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Who Won Our 2014 Celebrity Foodie Awards?

Who Won Our 2014 Celebrity Foodie Awards?

Originally posted 12/22/2014 12:00PM

See the stars who kept our mouths watering all year long with their amazing food Instagrams

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The Best Celeb Food Photos of the Week From Jenny & Donnie, Blake & More | Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy

The Best Celeb Food Photos of the Week From Jenny & Donnie, Blake & More

Originally posted 12/18/2014 12:00PM

From dinosaur cakes to mugs of hot cocoa, these are the celebs that are making us hungry

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Aziz Ansari and Girlfriend Courtney McBroom Team Up on a Pop-Up Restaurant

Aziz Ansari and Girlfriend Courtney McBroom Team Up on a Pop-Up Restaurant

Originally posted 10/27/2014 05:00PM

The Parks and Recreation star created a delicious (and hilarious!) cocktail menu and wine list for the temporary eatery

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Tweet & Eat! Here's What Your Favorite Stars Are Eating & Drinking Right Now

Tweet & Eat! Here's What Your Favorite Stars Are Eating & Drinking Right Now

Originally posted 06/13/2014 04:00PM

Peek at the plates of Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, Taylor Schilling and more celebs who are making us very, very hungry

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