Early in Parks and Recreation, Leslie had a penchant for casual racism, a running gag fans are glad she left behind.
Few sitcoms went through as big a genesis as NBC’s Parks and Recreation. What started off as a subpar mockumentary from the creators of The Office found its voice in late Season 2 and became a cult classic. But in those early episodes, the show’s main character was a lot different in one terrible way. Leslie Knope’s casual racism toward Tom Haverford was a good thing to leave behind.
Michael Schur is the mind behind several great sitcoms