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A Parks and Rec post from the heart, where it matters

Everyone, I've really fallen out of the Parks and Rec loop. I guess the last few times I've caught an episode, I've been more or less just not impressed. I mean last year it was on FIRE. this year, the fire has certainly dulled out. Been put out by the piss of Downton Abbey.


Also, 30Rock has been nothing but amazing this season. Yes, Liz Lemon is a whiny petulant child, (thanks NPR for ruining that for me!) but whatever it's FUNNY. So that's perhaps overshadowed Leslie and her gang.


so when I finally started paying attention again (wince) I discovered that the writers are TRYING TO MAKE ANNE AND TOM A COUPLE.


what.
what.
what.


I love Aziz/Tom, don't get me wrong. He's cute, funny, goofy, etc. But his SOLE purpose on the show is comedic relief. Okay, so they have given him dramatic arcs here and there. Nice. Good job, really. But I will never consider Tom a serious dynamic character and I'd really hate to see something started as an early running gag- Tom being mind-blown by how hot Anne is (BECAUSE SHE IS HOT) and the gimmick of him hopelessly hitting on her. But the sad fact is now they have thoughtlessly taken an old plot trick (did they run out of ideas? are they trying to paint Anne as that down on her luck?) and make it into something THAT SHOULD JUST NOT BE.


Rob Lowe:  GET BACK ON THAT SHIT. IT'S RASHIDA JONES. jesus. (is this, like, the "jump the shark" moment?) 


If this was going to happen, it should have come about in a more Friends-like way. not this! no! NOOOOO! god I'm just rambling on DOWNTON ABBEY is on PBS everyone watch it. 

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