Last Monday, WIRED published an article titled Why Parks and Recreation’s Final Season Was Its Best Ever. Whether or not you agree with the piece’s premise, one thing is clear: published the day before NBC actually aired the Parks & Rec finale, the article was clearly premature. Just consider the following excerpt [SPOILERS AHEAD]:
Parks and Rec, a series that has perfected the art of the sitcom wedding, had its lowest-key nuptials as its last in “Donna and Joe.”
“Its last”? Really? Here’s a screenshot from the finale:
Even if you charitably try to take WIRED’s claim at the greatest possible level of generality — “Parks and Rec . . . had its lowest-key nuptials as its last
in “Donna and Joe.”” — do you really believe that Craig Middlebrooks’ wedding could reasonably be described as ‘low-key’?