Time Capsule

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (5)

  • Ben: What's going on? Leslie: Some guy handcuffed himself to a pipe in my office because we wouldn't put a copy of Twilight in the time capsule. Ben: Damn it. Again?

  • Leslie: So, enjoy watching it. Assuming you still have electricity. And sorry about the weird blank gap in the middle. A man named Jerry Gergich screwed up the recording somehow. He had one job to do.

  • Leslie: Please remember, this is a government project. So, we need to refrain from corporate promotion and religious items. Who'd like to start? Man: I think we should put in the Bible. Leslie: Great.

  • Leslie: Pawnee, the Paris of America. Pawnee, the Akron of southwest Indiana. Pawnee, welcome, German soldiers. After the Nazis took France our mayor kind of panicked. Pawnee, the factory fire capital of America. Pawnee, welcome, Vietnamese soldiers. Pawnee, engage with Zorp. For a brief time in the '70s, our town was taken over by a cult. Pawnee, Zorp is dead. Long live Zorp. Pawnee, it's safe to be here now. Pawnee, birthplace of Julia Roberts. That was a lie, she sued and so we had to change it. Pawnee, home of the world famous Julia Roberts lawsuit. Pawnee, welcome, Taliban soldiers. And finally, our current slogan: Pawnee, first in friendship, fourth in obesity.

  • Tom: (about his ex Lucy) She broke up with me. Didn't really tell me why. Luckily when you're the guy you just tell people she's crazy.

Notes (2)

  • Despite being the third episode of the season, it was filmed sixth because the plot allowed for Amy Poehler's pregnancy to be concealed easily.

  • Will Forte and Amy Poehler appeared on SNL together for several years.