Parks And Recreation, “Halloween Surprise.” One of the best half-hours of scripted television I saw this year—and this was a year where we had Louie and Girls. But to have a wedding proposal come as an actual, heart-tugging, genuine surprise at the end of an episode just shows you how solid Greg Daniels and Michael Schur’s writing is. Packed with hilarious, human moments for every cast member, you’re so wrapped up in the perfectly rendered world of Pawnee that Adam Scott’s awkward proposal—and Amy Poehler’s even more awkward, adorable response—made me so happy. Happy that TV could still be this good.
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Posted on December 13, 2012 at 23:07