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Watch: Amy Poehler & Chris Pratt Spill ‘Parks and Recreation’ Secrets in ‘Behind the Story with the Paley Center’

Watch: Amy Poehler & Chris Pratt Spill 'Parks and Recreation' Secrets in 'Behind the Story with the Paley Center'

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Want to hear your favorite stars from “Parks and Rec” reflect nostalgically about their show? We’ve got four exclusive clips from the first episode of “Behind the Story with the Paley Center,” a new non-fiction series from Sundance TV featuring in-depth discussions with the stars, writers and producers behind some of television’s most popular series. Episodes will feature Amy Poehler (“Parks & Recreation”), Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”), among others. 

The six-episode series is comprised of footage from The Paley Center for Media’s PaleyFest 2013 and 2014 television festivals. Participants spill exclusive behind-the-scenes secrets from the making of these beloved series, telling funny or personal stories from set and discussing memorable moments. The first episode, premiering on Tuesday April 7 on SundanceTV, brings together the cast and crew of the hilarious NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation.”

April and Andy 
In this clip, the always-deadpan Aubrey Plaza and an enthusiastic Chris Pratt discuss the relationship between their characters, April and Andy. Pratt also discusses how angry he was when the show did a hunting episode, and he wasn’t allowed to participate (as he’s the only member of the cast who actually hunts). 

Improv Skills
Here, Michael Schur, co-creator of “Parks and Rec,” discusses what makes the casts’ improvisational skills so impressive, including his favorite improv moment of all-time from the show. 

Leslie and Ron
Amy Poehler considers the differences between her bubbly character Leslie and Nick Offerman’s strong and severe Ron.

Ron’s Wood Shop
In the final clip, Patton Oswalt asks Nick Offerman about doing full-frontal nudity on the HBO series “Deadwood,” and talks about Offerman’s real-life similarities to his character Ron Swanson.


Read our full coverage of the event — including why Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman make out every season — right here, on Indiewire.

READ MORE: The 40 Most Iconic Characters of ‘Parks and Recreation,’ Ranked

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