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A SUNDANCE TV ORIGINAL SERIES
hosted by Academy Award-winning writer Jim Rash

The Writers’ Room

The stories behind the shows you love

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Episode 2: Parks and Recreation

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Pay a visit to the team behind Parks & Recreation, the show that skewers small town politics and features one of America's most energetic comics.

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Pay a visit to the team behind Parks & Recreation, the show that skewers small town politics and features one of America's most energetic, comic talents. Star, Amy Poehler, exposes what really goes on at writers' retreats and reveals what happened when she attempted to steal a kiss from guest star, Vice-President Joe Biden. In a hilarious, rapid-fire half hour, Poehler, Mike Schur (also the co-creator behind The Office) and their writing team, delve into what it's like to be funny for a living.

Next Episode: Dexter

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A visit with the creative team behind “Dexter,''; insights from actor Michael C. Hall.