“Parks and Recreation”: Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt announce the return of the series with a special to raise funds for the coronavirus


Parks and Recreation“again, five years after his end, for a good cause. The popular comedy will issue a special episode that will raise funds to provide food to the most needy, in the midst of the pandemic new coronavirus.

NBC released on the 30th of April this chapter of 30 minutes, in which Amy Poehler will appear next to the rest of the iconic original cast: Chris Pratt, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O Heir, and Retta.

“Leslie Knope (character Poehler) wants to tell you a secret…”, said the Twitter account “Parks and Recreation“when you present a video in which the actress explains that they have recorded this episode each from his or her home.

“Like many other people, were looking for ways to help and we feel that bringing these characters back for a night might get some money“well,” said the producer and writer Mike Schur, co-creator of the comedy in a press release.

“I sent them an email with hope to the cast and I answered all in 45 minutes. We hope that everyone will enjoy it and donate“, he added.

For its part, Chris Pratt (known for his involvement in the Marvel movies), he was very proud of the work done. “Since we recorded the episode! Many are saying that it is the best chapter of the recorded tv in quarantine. It is not a competition. But if it were….. we would win easily. In addition, we are donating,” he said on Twitter.

Parks and Recreation“focused on an enthusiastic and tireless officer, local (Amy Poehler) to the front of a surreal parks department. The premise of the special will revolve around the desperate attempts of Leslie Knope by keep in touch with your friends during the confinement by the pandemic by the COVID-19.

The series was issued between 2009 and 2015, adding up to a total of seven seasons and 125 chapters. The production has been nominated for Emmy and Golden globe on numerous occasions. Only once got to take home a prize: in 2014, Poehler won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in the category of Comedy. (With information from EFE and Europa Press)