Season 2

I’m not interested in caring about people. – Ron Swanson

Preview Season Episode Name Description
Season 2 Episode 1 Pawnee Zoo Leslie accidentally takes a stand in favor of same-sex marriage when she holds a marriage for two male penguins during a publicity stunt for the zoo.
Season 2 Episode 2 The Stakeout Leslie conducts surveillance on a community garden in an attempt to find out who planted marijuana there.
Season 2 Episode 3 Beauty Pageant Leslie gets to judge a beauty contest, but ends up having conflicting opinions on "the ideal woman" with the other judges.
Season 2 Episode 4 Practice Date Ann takes Leslie to dinner to help prepare for her first date, while the rest of the parks department tries to learn secrets about each other.
Season 2 Episode 5 Sister City Leslie plays host to the Parks and Recreation department from Pawnee’s sister city, Boraqua, Venezuela, and is shocked at the cultural differences.
Season 2 Episode 6 Kaboom Leslie, Ann and the rest of the Parks Department volunteer to help the organization KaBOOM! build a playground for a neighboring town.
Season 2 Episode 7 Greg Pikitis Leslie enlists the help of Dave and Andy in order to catch a local teen vandal. Meanwhile, Ann struggles to make her Halloween party fun, and ends up getting help from an unlikely source.
Season 2 Episode 8 Ron and Tammy Ron's ex-wife, one of Leslie's directors, tries to use Ron to get her way. The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Troy Miller.
Season 2 Episode 9 The Camel Leslie and the parks department bicker as they work on a proposal for a new town hall mural, while Ron and Andy share an awkward moment at Andy's new shoe-shine job.
Season 2 Episode 10 Hunting Trip Leslie tries to prove she can hang with the guys so she invites herself on Ron’s annual hunting trip, but things don’t go as planned. Meanwhile, April and Andy bond in the office while everyone is away.
Season 2 Episode 11 Tom's Divorce After Leslie finds out that Tom is getting a divorce, the department takes him out on the town to cheer him up. Meanwhile, Andy tries to hustle Mark in a game of pool.
Season 2 Episode 12 Christmas Scandal A meeting with a disgraced councilman puts Leslie in the middle of a sex scandal that forces her to hide from the press.
Season 2 Episode 13 The Set Up Ann sets Leslie up on a blind date with a co-worker, which does not go as well as Leslie hoped. An old friend of Ann's makes Mark feel insecure.
Season 2 Episode 14 Leslie's House After an amazing date with Justin in Indianapolis, Leslie tries to impress him with a dinner party at her house.
Season 2 Episode 15 Sweetums The Parks Department forms a partnership with a local company to sell energy bars at the parks in Pawnee.
Season 2 Episode 16 Galentine's Day When Leslie hears her mom’s story about an old flame, she and her boyfriend Justin track him down and reunite them on Valentine’s Day.
Season 2 Episode 17 Woman of the Year Leslie is outraged when Ron wins a “Woman of the Year” award for a project she started. Meanwhile, Tom is desperate to find some money to invest in a local Pawnee club.
Season 2 Episode 18 The Possum When a possum bites the mayor's dog on a golf course, Leslie is asked to form a task force to catch the pesky animal. Meanwhile, Ron is upset when Mark refuses to bend the rules for him.
Season 2 Episode 19 Park Safety After Jerry gets mugged by a bunch of kids, Leslie meets with the head park ranger in hopes of improving park safety. Meanwhile, everyone tries to be nicer to Jerry once he returns to the office.
Season 2 Episode 20 Summer Catalog Preparing the Summer Events Catalog, Leslie decides to take Ron and the past directors of the Parks Department out for a picnic lunch. Tom enlists the help of Ann and Mark to pose for the cover photo.
Season 2 Episode 21 94 Meetings Ron is furious when April mistakenly schedules a ton of meetings for him. Meanwhile, Leslie fights to preserve a historical landmark.
Season 2 Episode 22 Telethon Leslie hosts a late-night shift for a local telethon, and lands former Indiana Pacer Detlef Schrempf as a celebrity guest. Meanwhile, Mark has big plans for his relationship with Ann.
Season 2 Episode 23 The Master Plan Leslie is disappointed when her new park plans are put on hold by a visit from two state auditors. April has plans for Andy at her birthday party, and Ann tries to piece together a romantic mystery.
Season 2 Episode 24 Freddy Spaghetti When Ben prevents Leslie from holding a children’s concert, she takes matters into her own hands. Mark makes some big decisions about his life, and Andy gets some unexpected romantic attention.