Parks and Recreation: Season 2

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 17
2009

Pawnee Zoo

When Leslie decides to marry two penguins to promote the local zoo, she inadvertently causes an uproar when both penguins turn out to be male. Meanwhile, Mark puts Ann in an aw…

2 Sep 24
2009

The Stakeout

While pruning the new community garden, Leslie and Tom find that someone has been growing marijuana. To find those responsible, they decide to have an all-night stakeout of the…

3 Oct 01
2009

Beauty Pageant

Leslie gets to judge a beauty contest, but ends up having conflicting opinions on “the ideal woman” with the other judges. While on a date with Mark, Ann learns And…

4 Oct 08
2009

The Practice Date

Leslie is nervous about her first date with Dave, so Ann takes her on a practice date to help her prepare. Meanwhile, after a local councilman is caught up in a sex scandal, To…

5 Oct 15
2009

Sister City

Leslie plays host to the Parks and Recreation department from Pawnee’s sister city, Boraqua, Venezuela, and is shocked at the cultural differences. Tom becomes an errand boy, a…

6 Oct 22
2009

Kaboom

Leslie, Ann and the rest of the Parks Department volunteer to help the organization KaBOOM! build a playground for a neighboring town. After building an entire playground in on…

7 Oct 29
2009

Greg Pikitis

Leslie enlists the help of Dave and Andy in order to catch a local teen vandal. Meanwhile, Ann struggles to make her Halloween party fun, and ends up getting help from an unlik…

8 Nov 05
2009

Ron and Tammy

Leslie is upset when she learns the library department wants to take over her lot. Making matters worse, the library is run by Ron’s ex-wife Tammy, who still has a powerf…

9 Nov 12
2009

The Camel

After one of the murals in City Hall is defaced, Leslie and the Parks Department compete to come up with a new design. Meanwhile, Andy and Ron share an uncomfortable moment at…

10 Nov 19
2009

Hunting Trip

Leslie tries to prove she can hang with the guys so she invites herself on Ron’s annual hunting trip, but things don’t go as planned. Meanwhile, April and Andy bond in the offi…

11 Dec 03
2009

Tom's Divorce

After Leslie finds out that Tom is getting a divorce, the department takes him out on the town to cheer him up. Meanwhile, Andy tries to hustle Mark in a game of pool.

12 Dec 10
2009

Christmas Scandal

Leslie designs the Pawnee Winter Wonderland Festival, but has to hide from the press when a meeting with a disgraced Councilman lands her in the middle of a sex scandal. Meanwh…

13 Jan 14
2010

The Set Up

Ann sets Leslie up on a blind date with a co-worker, which does not go as well as Leslie hoped. An old friend of Ann’s makes Mark feel insecure.

14 Jan 21
2010

Leslie's House

After an amazing date with Justin in Indianapolis, Leslie tries to impress him with a dinner party at her house.

15 Feb 04
2010

Sweetums

The Parks Department forms a partnership with a local company to sell energy bars at the parks in Pawnee, but Leslie tries to stop the deal when she discovers how unhealthy the…

16 Feb 11
2010

Galentine's Day

When Leslie hears her mom’s story about an old flame, she and her boyfriend Justin track him down and reunite them on Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Andy and his band are nervous…

17 Mar 04
2010

Woman of the Year

Leslie is outraged when Ron wins a “Woman of the Year” award for a project she started. Meanwhile, Tom is desperate to find some money to invest in a local Pawnee club.

18 Mar 11
2010

The Possum

When a possum bites the mayor’s dog on a golf course, Leslie is asked to form a task force to catch the pesky animal. Meanwhile, Ron is upset when Mark refuses to bend th…

19 Mar 18
2010

Park Safety

After Jerry gets mugged by a bunch of kids, Leslie meets with the head park ranger in hopes of improving park safety. Meanwhile, everyone tries to be nicer to Jerry once he ret…

20 Mar 25
2010

Summer Catalog

Preparing the Summer Events Catalog, Leslie decides to take Ron and the past directors of the Parks Department out for a picnic lunch. Tom enlists the help of Ann and Mark to p…

21 Apr 29
2010

94 Meetings

Ron is furious when April mistakenly schedules a ton of meetings for him. Meanwhile, Leslie fights to preserve a historical landmark.

22 May 06
2010

Telethon

Leslie hosts a late-night shift for a local telethon, and lands former Indiana Pacer Detlef Schrempf as a celebrity guest. Meanwhile, Mark has big plans for his relationship wi…

23 May 13
2010

The Master Plan

Leslie is disappointed when her new park plans are put on hold by a visit from two state auditors. April has plans for Andy at her birthday party, and Ann tries to piece togeth…

24 May 20
2010

Freddy Spaghetti

When Ben prevents Leslie from holding a children’s concert, she takes matters into her own hands. Mark makes some big decisions about his life, and Andy gets some unexpected ro…

About Parks and Recreation

The series follows Leslie Knope, the deputy head of the Parks and Recreation department in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. Knope takes on a project with a nurse named Ann to turn a construction pit into a park, while trying to mentor a bored college-aged intern. However, Leslie must fight through the bureaucrats, problem neighbors, and developers in order to make her dream a reality, all while with a camera crew recording her every gaff and mishap.

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