Can you match the Parks and Rec character to the quote? Quiz

“Parks and Recreation” is an American political satire sitcom that aired on NBC from April 9, 2009, to February 24, 2015. The show was created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur and spanned seven seasons, with a total of 125 episodes.

The series is set in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana, and centres around the endlessly optimistic and hardworking Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler), who works in the town’s Parks and Recreation Department. A firm believer in the power of government to improve people’s lives, Leslie throws herself into her work with infectious enthusiasm.

Throughout the series, Leslie is surrounded by a colourful cast of characters, including her gruff but lovable boss Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman), a libertarian who believes in as little government as possible, and her sweet, dim-witted colleague and eventual husband, Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott). Other notable characters are the ambitious Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari), the disinterested intern April Ludgate (Aubrey Plaza), the loveable goofball Andy Dwyer (Chris Pratt), the fashionable and flamboyant Donna Meagle (Retta), and the health-obsessed, ultra-positive Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe).

“Parks and Recreation” uses a single-camera, mockumentary filming style, similar to “The Office,” which Daniels and Schur had previously worked on. This style allows for direct-to-camera interviews with characters, providing an intimate and often hilarious perspective on the show’s events.

Over the course of its run, “Parks and Recreation” was praised for its character development, humour, and uplifting portrayal of public service, earning a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim. The series was nominated for numerous awards, and Amy Poehler won a Golden Globe for her performance in 2014.

Sure, you might have laughed at the quips, and you’ve probably repeated a line or two. But can you remember who said each line? That’s a challenge that even the most ardent Parks and Rec fans might find to be a bit tricky. For a delightful trip down memory lane, and to test your recollection of these iconic lines, we’ve compiled a 20-question quiz that will take you back to the Pawnee City Department of Parks and Recreation. The answers await at the end, so you can check your performance after you’ve given it your best shot. So, without further ado, let’s dive into our quiz: “Can You Match the ‘Parks and Rec’ Character to the Quote?”

Let us begin our adventure…

Can you match the Parks and Rec character to the quote?


  1. Who proclaimed, “Treat Yo Self”?
  2. Which character announced, “I’m not interested in caring about people”?
  3. “Clear alcohols are for rich women on diets.” – Who is known for this statement?
  4. Who stated, “I would like to be president someday, so no I have not smoked marijuana”?
  5. “Ovaries before brovaries.” – Who imparted this wisdom?
  6. “There’s only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk. Which is water that’s lying about being milk.” – Who declared this?
  7. Which character quipped, “I have no idea what I’m doing, but I know I’m doing it really, really well”?
  8. Who declared, “I stand behind my decision to avoid salad and other disgusting things.”?
  9. “I regret nothing. The end.” – Who said this?
  10. “I’m big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.” – Which character had such self-confidence?
  11. “You had me at meat tornado.” – Who expressed their love for meat this way?
  12. “I’m allergic to sushi. Every time I eat more than 80 sushis, I throw up.” – Who had this unusual allergy?
  13. “I’m like an elephant, okay? If I walk into a room, it’s like, okay, he’s in there.” – Who compared themselves to an elephant?
  14. “I’m a simple man. I like pretty, dark-haired women, and breakfast food.” – Who voiced these simple needs?
  15. “When life gives you lemons, you sell some of your grandma’s jewellery and go clubbing.” – Who gave this unconventional advice?
  16. Who asserted, “I don’t want to be overdramatic, but today felt like a hundred years in hell and the absolute worst day of my life”?
  17. Who declared, “There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by breakfast food.”?
  18. Who confessed, “I’m fine. It’s just that life is pointless, and nothing matters, and I’m always tired.”?
  19. Who stated, “I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.”?
  20. Who urged, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Don’t teach a man to fish…and you feed yourself. He’s a grown man. And fishing’s not that hard.”?


  1. Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle
  2. April Ludgate
  3. Ron Swanson
  4. Leslie Knope
  5. Leslie Knope
  6. Ron Swanson
  7. Andy Dwyer
  8. Ron Swanson
  9. Leslie Knope
  10. Leslie Knope
  11. Ron Swanson
  12. Andy Dwyer
  13. Tom Haverford
  14. Ron Swanson
  15. Jean-Ralphio Saperstein
  16. Leslie Knope
  17. Ron Swanson
  18. April Ludgate
  19. Leslie Knope
  20. Ron Swanson

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