The Importance of Leslie Knope

I make no secret of the fact that Parks and Recreation is my favorite TV show. I watch quite a bit of TV, and I have a lot of shows that I love – but Parks is my favorite. There are so many reasons that I adore Parks the most, but a main reason would have to be Leslie Knope.

Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler) is the deputy director of the Parks and Recreation department in the small town of Pawnee, Indiana. Here’s a few reasons that Leslie is an amazing character.

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Why can’t Cecily Strong anchor Weekend Update alone?

In the most recent era of SNL (I am no SNL scholar, so that era is completely made up based on my own perceptions), Weekend Update (a satirical news segment, if you live under a rock) has generally been hosted by two anchors.

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