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Parks and Recreation: How a Bill Becomes a Law

Leslie negotiates with her fellow councilmen to pass a new law extending the community pool hours. When Chris comes up with a new idea to solve people's problems around the city, Ron finds himself filling a pothole for a local mom. Meanwhile, Ben and April decide to take a road trip to visit Leslie and Andy.

Source: NBC


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x3
Airdate: Thursday October 04th, 2012

Director: Ken Whittingham
Writer: Dan Goor


  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (6 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Helen Slayton-HughesHelen Slayton-Hughes
As Ethel Beavers
Recurring
James Greene (1)James Greene (1)
As Councilman Milton
Recurring
Jon GlaserJon Glaser
As Councilman Jamm
Recurring
Kevin SymonsKevin Symons
As Councilman Bill Dexhart
Recurring
Lucy LawlessLucy Lawless
As Diane Lewis
Recurring
Mo CollinsMo Collins
As Joan Callamezzo
Recurring
Rylan LeeRylan Lee
As Ivy Lewis
Recurring
Yvans JourdainYvans Jourdain
As Councilman Howser
Recurring
Autumn ButlerAutumn Butler
As Autumn
Main Cast
Amy Poehler
As Leslie Knope
Aziz Ansari
As Tom Haverford
Nick Offerman
As Ron Swanson
Aubrey Plaza
As April Ludgate
Chris Pratt
As Andy Dwyer
Adam Scott
As Ben Wyatt
Jim O'Heir
As Jerry Gergich
Retta
As Donna Meagle
Rob Lowe
As Chris Traeger
Other Episode Crew

CreatorGreg Daniels  |  Michael Schur
Executive ProducerMichael Schur  |  Greg Daniels  |  Howard Klein  |  David Miner  |  Dan Goor
Co-Executive ProducerMorgan Sackett
Supervising ProducerAlan Yang  |  Dean Holland  |  Harris Wittels
ProducerAmy Poehler  |  Alan Yang  |  Norm Hiscock
Co-ProducerDavid Hyman  |  Aisha Muharrar
Associate ProducerTom Ragazzo  |  Nowell Grossman  |  Doug Smith (2)
Production DesignerIan Phillips
 
Warning: Parks and Recreation season 5 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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