After starting a band with Tina, Louise, Rudy, Peter and Daryl, and then getting tossed from it, Gene swears he'll never play again, so Tina and Louise team to help him rediscover his love of music. Meanwhile, Linda suffers through a horrible rash.moreless
Tina partners with Darryl to win a contest at the school Valentine's dance, while Linda schedules an adventurous week of copious holiday activities with Bob.
Billy Billions, Captain Nemesis, and Kangaroo Commando join forces to take Ben's place as the hero of Bellwood.
On the Season 5 premiere, Gene's musical based on "Die Hard" isn't selected as the school's fall play, so he, with help from Louise, stages a production to run on the same night as Wagstaff Middle School's performance of a "Working Girl"-inspired musical that features Tina.moreless
After Mr. Frond forces the kids to write an essay about why they like Wagstaff Middle School, the kids get their revenge in a most creative way.
Ben wants to surprise Leslie on the day before her anniversary, but Leslie is too busy to notice.
Leslie throws a farewell party for her best friend but another department threatens to derail Leslie's special secret party highlight. While the girls work to get that event back on track, the guys have their own crisis as they struggle to come up with a thank you/farewell gift for Chris.moreless
Leslie and Ben argue about the right way to sell products at the farmers market. Meanwhile, Ann searches for a way to vent about her pregnancy, while April supports Andy as he starts a new creative venture.moreless
Leslie and Ben begin new jobs.
On Leslie's last day on city council, a new sex scandal breaks for councilman Dexhart and Leslie decides to run for his seat. However, no one supports her decision and an old friend helps to consider her options. Tom searches for new business ideas. Andy returns from London, but has a hard time adjusting and Ann and Chris find out the sex of the baby.moreless
To help him reunite with Lord Hater, Wander and Sylvia pretend to be the prisoners of a tiny Watchdog named Westley.
With less than a month left before her term in office ends, Leslie, determined to keep her dream project alive, attempts to work out a deal with Councilman Jamm regarding The Pawnee Commons. As Ben begins his new job at the accounting firm, Ron agrees to let Tom, April and Donna help him sell his cabin.moreless
Leslie campaigns to improve the quality of Pawnee's water supply.
Instead of enjoying the '90s-themed rollerskating party she's throwing for Ben's birthday, Leslie finds herself fighting for voters' rights by filibustering the city council. Elsewhere, a frustrated Andy returns from England for a brief visit, Ron shows Donna the finer points of hunting and Tom spars with Ann over a stuffed bear.moreless
To keep from stressing out over the pending recall vote, Leslie throws herself into transforming city hall into a Halloween haunted house. Ron finds himself on the receiving end of some unwanted notoriety when a local trendsetter singles out his handmade chairs and Tom must make a decision after his competitor offers to buy out his floundering company.moreless
After Donna forgets to log out of the Parks and Rec twitter account she sends a sexually explicit message to a fireman. When the tweet comes out to the public, Council Jamm starts public hearing's to try and score political points which leads to Donna's other tweets coming to light. Leslie is instantly hurt by the messages Donna posts about her.
Ron tries to make a will but does not want to leave all his money to his family and spoil them.
Leslie is appointed Merger Czar as Eagleton is reabsorbed into Pawnee. Each Pawnee government department is partnered with their equivalent from Eagleton as staffing decisions are made. Leslie becomes obsessed with loyalty after Ann tells her that she and Chris are considering moving. Ron and April are able to convince their counterparts to leave, while Tom realizes he could be replaced with a computer program and tries to save his job. Ben and Chris enjoy auditing a town again but realize how far they have come.moreless