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When Leslie uses historical landmark status to save a failing video store, Ron opposes her intervention in the free market and the "bailout." The video store owner takes Leslie's advice to appeal to a greater audience by switching to XXX fare. Ann anxiously awaits an answer from Chris. Meanwhile,April asks Ann for a favor and Ann uses the opportunity to force friendship on April. Tom hires a new employee and has trouble managing her.moreless
Leslie discovers that her email has been hacked by a reporter. Ben begins his new job with the help of April, Andy, and Tom. Ann decides that she wants Chris to be her sperm donor.
Leslie creates an all-girl wilderness group to rival Ron's boy only group; meanwhile Tom and Donna try to teach Ben how to relax.
Leslie and Ben decide to get married after the gala, but find that their plans are much more difficult to accomplish.
Leslie and opponent Bobby Newport hold a debate.
Leslie invites Ben, April, and Andy to host the Pawnee Central High School Model U.N. Ron interviews potential replacements for Tom's job. Chris enlists the help of Donna, Jerry, and Ann regarding his relationship with Jerry's daughter.
Leslie releases her book about Pawnee, but she hits a snag in the road when Joan claims there is an error which leads to a shocking discovery.
Leslie and Ben travel to Ben's hometown of Partridge, Minnesota so he can be honored with the key to the city, where Ben learns to make peace with his past. Meanwhile in Pawnee, Ron is being sued by Councilman Jam for damages after punching him in the face. Chris and Ann try to figure out if they would be compatible co-parents.moreless
April and Andy host a halloween party at the house they share with Ben-without telling him about their plan. In other news, Tom promotes Entertainment 720 while helping out at a campaign event for Leslie.
The overly enthusiastic Deputy Director of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Leslie Knope discovers an abandon pit in her town and becomes dead set on turning it into a new park. After calling in favors and quite a bit of cajoling, Leslie gets permission to start an exploratory sub-committee for the project.moreless
Leslie & Ben compete to see who can make the better campaign ad. Andy & April go to the hospital after Andy hurts his head.
Following her suspension from the Parks Dept., Leslie forms a citizen action group in hopes of improving Pawnee as a citizen. Ben entertains several job opportunities after his resignation. The rest of the gang searches for the perfect Christmas present for Leslie after years of her thoughtful and fantastic gifts.
Leslie throws a birthday party for Jerry after everyone had forgotten about his special day. Tom is surprised to learn that he and Ann do not have the same taste in music.
Leslie gets sucked into a bet to live in the Pawnee Historical House without modern technology by a citizen after she writes a bill which tries to modernize the towns obsolete charter. Chris forces a reluctant April and Ron to participate in his management training seminar which leads to a series of experiments on Jerry to determine which man has the more effective management technique. Meanwhile, Ben and Ann both try to buy the same waffle iron as a gift for Leslie.moreless
Leslie names Ann her new campaign manager, but things are not off to a good start. Ben picks up a new hobby after his recent job loss. April and Andy adopt a pet.
In the fourth season premiere, Leslie struggles with forbidden relationship with Ben as she fears it will jeopardize her future run for office. Meanwhile, Ron has to deal with the arrival of his first wife, Tammy.
Leslie realizes she forgot about Jerry's last day before retirement so she and Ben spend their entire day off trying to help Jerry accomplish some of his goals. However, Jerry ends up teaching Leslie the most important lesson of all - there is more to life than work. Meanwhile, Tom panics about being the next office Jerry and after freaking out at the fertility clinic Ann and Chris spend the night together.moreless
Leslie and Ben begin to worry when Bobby Newport hires a campaign manager from D.C. to run his election bid.
Leslie runs into an old boyfriend when she stops by the police department to ask for an endorsement. Andy recruits Ron and April to record the campaign song.
Chris tasks Tom and Jerry with redesigning the Parks and Recreation logo while Leslie designs the smallest of parks from the space left behind by public phone booths. Andy decides to start taking classes at community college.