New York Magazine
Date: 2011-09-30
Author: Steve Kandell

Article Mentions
Author, Steve Kandell
Mentioned, Patricia Clarkson
Mentioned, David O. Russell
Mentioned, Megan Mullally
Mentioned, Greg Daniels
Mentioned, Michael Schur
Mentioned, Pale King
Mentioned, NBC
Mentioned, Honor
At this point, a Parks and Recreation episode that revolves around Ron Swansons castrating (figuratively, and in Tammy 2s case, possibly literally, although it would be made to look like an accident) ex-wives has the feel of a Simpsons Treehouse of Horror an event, and dependably stellar. The shows creators recognizes this by simply calling the episodes Ron and Tammy, Ron and Tammy 2, and now Ron and Tammys, in honor of the unholy triumvirate of Patricia Clarkson, Megan Mullally, and now Paula Pell as Mama Swanson, Tamara (she goes by Tammy), and by limiting themselves to one major episode a season. Its a silly gag, and I wouldnt bet against Ron having a doomed relationship down the line with a new young sociopath whose name just happens t...(read more)
... At this point, a Parks and Recreation episode that revolves around Ron Swansons castrating (figuratively, and in Tammy 2s case, possibly literally, although it would be made to look like an accident) ex-wives has the feel of a Simpsons Treehouse of H ...
... Megan Mullally, and now Paula Pell as Mama Swanson, Tamara (she goes by Tammy), and by limiting themselves to one major episode a season. Its a silly gag, and I wouldnt bet against Ron having a doomed relationship down the line with a new young socio ...
... would think over-the-top, manages to make its one gag work, but also says plenty about Anns complicated attraction to him. Hump Day. Am I right? Read more posts by Steve KandellFiled Under: overnights, parks and recreation, recaps, tv ...


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