Holbrook isn’t A. Try not to look so surprised.
On the plus side, our suspect pool now includes Mike, who still looks like an angry twelve year-old.
And Johnny’s back and more alternative and ridiculous as ever. I thought digging through garbage to make paint was crazy, but oh no, he’s not done yet.
I am here to spread dissatisfaction.
What? Somebody has to dampen all this love and sincere emotion.
It’s the only thing that keeps my filthy humanity at bay. Fuck empathy.
Sometimes filler is utterly pointless.
Sometimes filler is tolerable and semi-appropriate, but bizarre.
And sometimes (especially with an impending wedding and the fruition of 5 seasons’ worth of arc) it manages to be funny, serious, plot relevant and throwaway. Together.
Which is what Parks and Recreation does at its best.