‘Parks And Recreation’ Running Jokes And Recurring Characters Everyone Should Know

This week begins the “farewell” season of Parks and Recreation, one of the all-time great sitcoms, with some of the smartest comedy writing in television history. For those of us saddened to say goodbye to our favorite show in a matter of weeks, at least we’ll always have these running jokes…

The Animal Control Guys

The Murals

Joan Callamezzo

Town Hall Meetings/Pawnee Citizens

Ben Wyatt — The Mayor of Ice Town

Perd Hapley

Tom’s business ideas

The Pawnee-Eagleton rivalry


Tammy 1 & Tammy 2

Dammit Jerry

Duke Silver

Waffles at JJ’s Diner

And most of all: Lil’ Sebastian