Parks and Recreation Season 5
S05 E01Sep 21, 2012
Ms. Knope Goes To Washington Sep 21, 2012 Leslie and Andy visit Ben and April at their new jobs in Washington D.C., and Leslie feels overwhelmed by the city -- especially after meeting two of her idols. Meanwhile, Ron throws a "thank you" barbeque for the entire Parks and Recreation staff.
S05 E02Sep 28, 2012
Soda Tax Sep 28, 2012 Leslie decides to wage war on obesity in Pawnee in her first mission as city councilor by passing a city-wide soda tax. Meanwhile, Andy tries to get in shape for his police-entrance exam, and Ben struggles to connect with the interns in his office.
S05 E03Oct 5, 2012
How a Bill Becomes a Law Oct 5, 2012 Leslie helps a local swim team get more practice time by working on a new law that extends the hours at the community pool; Ron finds himself filling a pothole for a local woman (Lucy Lawless) as part of Chris' new plan to solve citizens' problems around the city; April and Ben take a road trip to Pawnee.
S05 E04Oct 19, 2012
Sex Education Oct 19, 2012 An STD outbreak amongst Pawnee seniors prompts Leslie to conduct a sex education class. Meanwhile, Ron helps Tom adjust to life without technology after his gadgets are taken away, and Ben and April meet Congressman Murray for the first time.
S05 E05Oct 26, 2012
Halloween Surprise Oct 26, 2012 A new job offer for Ben causes Leslie to contemplates their future. Meanwhile, Ron and Andy take Diane's girls out trick-or-treating, and Tom searches for a new business idea.
S05 E06Nov 9, 2012
Ben's Parents Nov 9, 2012 Leslie is nervous about meeting Ben's divorced parents. Tom prepares to pitch his new business to Ron with Jean-Ralphio's help. Chris rides an emotional rollercoaster.
S05 E07Nov 16, 2012
Leslie vs. April Nov 16, 2012 Leslie gets upset when April tries to get Lot 48 made into a dog park. Meanwhile, Tom enlists Ben’s help as he tries to launch his new business venture, and Andy hones his crime scene investigation skills.
S05 E08Nov 30, 2012
Pawnee Commons Nov 30, 2012 Leslie and Ben meet with an architect from their rival town, Eagleton, about designs for a new park.
S05 E09Dec 7, 2012
Ron and Diane Dec 7, 2012 Ron, Diane, and Leslie attend a wood working awards dinner after one of Ron's handcrafted chairs is nominated, but the happy occasion is threatened by the arrival of Tammy II. Meanwhile, Jerry hosts a holiday party at his home with his wife, and some of his friends are shocked to find they were not invited.
S05 E10Jan 18, 2013
Two Parties Jan 18, 2013 Ben and Leslie's rival bachelor and bachelorette parties each take on a very different tune.
S05 E11Jan 25, 2013
Women in Garbage Jan 25, 2013 Leslie is at a loss for words after the speech she prepared for a special event is stolen. Meanwhile, Ben begins his new job at the Sweetums Charity Foundation, and Ann summons the courage to ask an important question.
S05 E12Feb 8, 2013
Ann's Decision Feb 8, 2013 Ann tries to get to know herself as Leslie meddles in one of her biggest life decisions. Meanwhile, things go south when Ben enlists the guys to help choose a caterer for the wedding.
S05 E13Feb 15, 2013
Emergency Response Feb 15, 2013 Leslie and Ben organize a black tie gala to raise money for their park, but their plans are derailed when a city-wide emergency response drill is called. Meanwhile, Andy prepares to take his Police Academy Exam and Ron fills in for Leslie on Pawnee Today.
S05 E14Feb 22, 2013
Leslie and Ben Feb 22, 2013 Leslie and Ben are getting married, and have to cram months of planning into two hours. Meanwhile, Ron's temper gets him in trouble.
S05 E15Feb 22, 2013
Correspondents' Lunch Feb 22, 2013 Leslie's speech she prepared for a special event is stolen. Ben begins his new job at the Sweetums Charity Foundation. Ann summons the courage to ask an important question.
S05 E16Mar 15, 2013
Bailout Mar 15, 2013 Leslie is determined to help a local video store stay in business, while Chris offers Tom advice on how to deal with a difficult employee. Elsewhere, Ann resorts to blackmail to get April to be her friend.
S05 E17Apr 5, 2013
Partridge Apr 5, 2013 Leslie accompanies Ben on a trip to his hometown which has offered him a key to the city. Ron deals with a lawsuit filed against him by Councilman Jamm. Ann and Chris take a parenting compatibility quiz.
S05 E18Apr 12, 2013
Animal Control Apr 12, 2013 Leslie decides to give the Animal Control Department a much-needed makeover. Ann tries to get Ron the medical attention he needs. Ben, Tom, and Andy recruit donors for their charity foundation.
S05 E19Apr 19, 2013
Article Two Apr 19, 2013 Leslie works to get rid of outdated laws from the original town charter. April and Ron receive management training from Chris. Ben finds himself in a bidding war against Ann to win a present for Leslie.
S05 E20Apr 19, 2013
Jerry's Retirement Apr 19, 2013 When Leslie finds out Jerry is retiring, she struggles with the proper way to commemorate the occasion. Chris and Ann prepare to have a baby together. Tom worries he will become the office punching bag once Jerry leaves.
S05 E21Apr 26, 2013
Swing Vote Apr 26, 2013 Leslie deems Ron's budget-cut proposals unacceptable. Andy and Ben celebrate a big donation made to their charity. Ann tries to solve Tom's girlfriend troubles.
S05 E22May 3, 2013
Are You Better Off? May 3, 2013 Leslie celebrates her first year as a city councilwoman. Retired Special Agent Burt Macklin is recalled to action. April gets some life-changing news. Tom debates a big business opportunity.