Stewart believes there is a conspiracy against the firm and investigates. Meanwhile, Dean sheds his "Grinder" persona to concentrate on becoming the office intern.
Dean is encouraged by his therapist to dump his Grinder persona and discover the real Dean, and through therapy exercises, he begins to get those around him to come to grips with their own issues, which really gets under Stewart's skin.moreless
An overly dramatic Dean scares off an important prospective client, which prompts Stewart to suggest that it's time to dump his "Grinder" persona and take a reality check by going to see a therapist. But after therapy, Dean overcompensates and starts "therapizing" the entire family, including Debbie, who considers quitting her difficult job.moreless
Dean's TV Grinder replacement returns to Boise and Stewart invites him to hang out at the firm, where the two actors' rivalry resumes. Later, when Dean and Stewart argue over who's the better attorney, the brothers square off in a mock trial.moreless
After a falling out, Dean and Stewart square off against each other in a divorce case. Meanwhile, life without Uncle Dean around the house has an impact on Ethan and Lizzie, which Stewart and Deb quickly notice.moreless
Dean spots Timothy Olyphant (as himself) romancing Claire, and feels justified in trying to "win her back" by taking the lead on a case involving her friend, but he resorts to questionable tactics. Meanwhile, Stewart is thrilled to be the subject of a reporter's feature story, but isn't so excited after Dean steps in and turns the focus on himself.moreless
Dean is excited to spend a real Thanksgiving celebration with the family, but his meddling uncovers a major, surprising family secret. Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal events that led to Dean's departure from his hit TV drama and the show's subsequent cancellation.moreless
Stewart tells Dean that to be considered a "regular guy," he needs to stop relying on his famous reputation, but Stewart has a change of heart when they wind up in trouble and Dean's celebrity may be their only way out. Meanwhile, Debbie hires a new assistant, who needs more assistance from Debbie to do her job.moreless
Instead of following in his father's footsteps and joining the backstage technical crew, Ethan auditions for a role in the school play. Meanwhile, Stewart questions his father about why he gave Dean and him two different takes on how to live their lives.moreless
Dean, frustrated at not finding love, has his belief in romance restored when he reconnects with a former girlfriend. Meanwhile, Deb tries to convince uptight Stewart to allow Lizzie to go on a supervised date.moreless
After a smash victory in court, the firm is flooded with business, and Dean wants to take on a big case, while Stewart disagrees, which puts the brothers at loggerheads. Meanwhile, Dean encourages Debbie to aggressively go for a promotion at work, but her plan backfires.moreless
Series premiere of a sitcom about a popular TV lawyer whose drama series ends, so he returns to his hometown to work in the family law firm, where he squares off with his younger brother.moreless
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
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
Leslie (Amy Poehler), Ben (Adam Scott) and Chris (Rob Lowe) visit Eagleton to discuss financial matters with city councilor Ingrid de Forest (guest star Kristen Bell). Meanwhile, Ann (Rashida Jones) takes April (Aubrey Plaza) to vet school orientation and Ron (Nick Offerman) works to “get off the grid.” Aziz Ansari, Jim O’Heir and Retta also star.moreless