Sex Scandal Comes to Parks and Recreation

We've got your scoop on the real-life lovebirds teaming up the hit NBC comedy

By Megan Masters Nov 16, 2009 8:00 PMTags

Boom chicka bow wow!

That's the sound of sex—and sexiness—making its way into the tiny town of Pawnee, Ind., and the folks of Parks and Recreation are giving us the spiciest Christmas gift ever.

At Saturday night's Paley Center P-Rex celebration, the cast and crew gave us some juicy scoop on what's ahead on the comedy that just keeps getting funnier, including that Amy Poehler's adorably awkward Leslie Knope would be involved in a salacious (and hilarious) sex scandal.

Amy also teased that hubby Will Arnett might soon be joining her on the small screen: "I hope so, I think you will," she said with that signature Amy grin we know and love. We hope so, too!

Here's what you P-Rex fans need to know:

Leslie, poor thing, "accidentally gets involved with this big sex scandal, and it spirals out of control," according to Aziz Ansari (Tom).

As producer Mike Schur (Mose!) explained: "There are rumors swirling about another city councilman scandal—who was disgraced by cave sex in the 'Practice Day' episode—and Leslie ends up getting photographed with him at a bar late at night by a tabloid newspaper."

Of course, Leslie becomes the town leper, even though she only had the city's best interest at heart. "Leslie has set up an elaborate and beautiful Santa's Village on the lot; she's just trying to do this nice thing and this derails it, and it gets to the point where the press is chasing her around."

We also scored some romance scoop. Sadly, Leslie's headed for a split with Dave the Cop. "A lot of really heavy stuff happens in the next couple weeks. It's really good!" Amy teased. "We were so lucky to get Louis C.K., but he's starting his own show." Hello, Will? That's your entrance cue, buddy!

At least a few P-Rexers are getting lucky in love. Aubrey Plaza gushed about an April-Andy (Chris Pratt) romance, and from what you'll see in Thursday's episode, it's going to be uncomfortably fantastic.

And although we're not told of any concrete plans to bring Will on board right now, show runner Schur did tell us that "some exciting potential guest stars, pretty big stars and comedians" are in the works and that names will emerge in the next few weeks.

Paging Tina Fey! Maybe a certain Alaskan alter ego could stop by?

Are you onboard with having Will stop by Amy's show? And tell us we're not the only ones who think Parks and Recreation gets funnier by the week? Let us know below.


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