‘Parks and Recreation’ season 5 video: Off to Washington!

Do you want an early look at the upcoming fifth season of “Parks and Recreation“? Let’s hope so, since we have the first collection of scenes available now for your viewing pleasure.

If you watch the clip below (which comes to us via Entertainment Weekly), you will have the opportunity to hear some good news rather quickly. First ad foremost, it does not look as though Ben’s move to Washington DC has created a big dent in his relationship with Leslie; however, what we can say at the moment is that it is going to be forcing some new interesting “issues” between him and the “little sister” that he probably never wanted.

Even away from Leslie and Ben, there are some hilarious highlights here, from police academy training to a cute Tom / Ann moment to even a few shuddering thoughts of Amy Poehler getting a perm. There are great comedic possibilities at every turn, and this always bodes well for the start of a new season. Do we wish that there was a little bit more of Ron Swanson present here? Sure, but we know that he is going to have as large of a presence in the new season as ever.

What we are really hoping for is that season 5 comes out guns a-blazing after what has to be one of the most egregious Emmy snubs of all time. How can both this show and “Community” be overlooked in the Outstanding Comedy Series category? This is still rather upsetting, as is the fact that we still don’t know what the future holds just yet for this show beyond this season. In ending “30 Rock” and starting up so many new comedies, NBC is proving that they are trying to shake up their comedy landscape with some ratings draws. Will Leslie fall victim to the changes? Let’s hope not.

What do you think about this clip? If you want to check out what “Breaking Bad” star you can expect to see on the show this season, be sure and visit the link here.

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