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A behind-the-scenes look at the ‘Parks and Recreation’ offices: Photos

During my recent visit to the set of “Parks and Recreation,” I got permission to roam through the offices of Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson and other Pawnee City Hall staffers and take photographs.

The results of the endeavor reveal: that April Ludgate’s business cards contain handwritten corrections; that Ron Swanson’s breakfast food poster is as delightful as you imagine; and that Andy Dwyer’s desk may pose significant health risks.

(Jen Chaney/The Washington Post)

Seriously, look at that. I can’t even begin to process what’s in that jar.

Fortunately, the rest of the Pawnee parks and recreation department employees are a bit tidier. See their workspaces, up close and captured via iPhone, in the photo gallery below.

View Photo Gallery: The Post’s Jen Chaney goes behind the scenes on the set of the NBC sitcom.

More ‘Parks and Rec’:

Q&A with Amy Poehler: ‘I’m a lot lazier than’ Leslie Knope

Feature: ‘Parks and Recreation’ gets on the political seesaw

Q&A with Nick Offerman: On the appeal of Ron Swanson

Q&A with Adam Scott: On the future of Ben and Leslie

When she isn’t at a movie theater or writing about movies, Jen Chaney is ... um ... probably at home, watching a movie.


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