From the Primetime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Team Behind 'The Office' Comes Parks and...

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From the Primetime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Team Behind 'The Office' Comes Parks
and Recreation: Season 1

ARRIVES ON DVD SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

'A GENUINELY FUNNY AND ENGAGING COMEDY!' - DANIEL CARLSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

 

OVERVIEW: From executive producers Greg Daniels (NBC's "The Office") and
Michael Schur (NBC's "The Office") comes a new comedy starring Amy Poehler
(NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Baby Mama) that looks at the exciting world of
local government!  The cameras follow Leslie Knope (Poehler) a mid-level
bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana while she
attempts to beautify her town and advance her career.  Joining in on the
laughs are Rashida Jones (I Love You Man), Aziz Ansari (I Love You Man), Paul
Schneider (Away We Go), Aubrey Plaza (Mystery Team), Nick Offerman (Sin City),
and Chris Pratt (Wanted).  Catch every episode of the breakthrough season
Daniel Carlson is calling "funny, smart, and fast!" (The Hollywood Reporter)

BONUS CONTENT:

    --  DELETED SCENES
    --  GAG REEL
    --  FEATURE COMMENTARY
        --  PILOT: commentary with Greg Daniels, Mike Schur, and Rashida
Jones.
        --  CANVASSING: commentary with Seth Gordon and Nick Offerman.
        --  THE REPORTER: commentary with Dan Goor, Dean Holland, and Paul
            Schneider.
        --  BOYS CLUB: commentary with Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Dean
Holland,
            and Alan Yang.
        --  THE BANQUET: commentary with Amy Poehler and Beth McCarthy-Miller.


        --  ROCK SHOW: commentary with Greg Daniels, Mike Schur, Chris Pratt,
            and Rashida Jones.




TECHNICAL INFORMATION: 

    Street Date: September 8, 2009
    Price: $29.98 SRP
    Selection Number: 61108025
    Running Time: 2 Hours, 37 Minutes
    Layers:  Dual Layers
    Aspect Ratio:  1.78:1
    Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen
    Languages: English DTS
    Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish Subtitles
    Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1


CAST AND FILMMAKERS:

    Cast:  Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones, Paul Schneider, Aubrey
    Plaza, Nick Offerman
    Executive Producers: Greg Daniels, Michael Schur, Howard Klein
    Director of Photography: Peter Smokler
    Production Designer: Dan Bishop
    Editor: Dean Holland
    Costume Designer: Kelli Jones


http://www.nbc.com/parks-and-recreation/



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leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.  NBC
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    CONTACTS: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

    Cathy Scott
    Publicist on Behalf of Universal Studios Home Entertainment
    (818) 777-0546
    Cathy.Scott@nbcuni.com




SOURCE  Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Cathy Scott, +1-818-777-0546, Cathy.Scott@nbcuni.com, for Universal Studios
Home Entertainment
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