For Pete's Sake

‘Parks and Recreation’ made a subtle Bill Belichick joke

Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt (left) and Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation.
Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt (left) and Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation. Colleen Hayes/NBC

For the record, I love the television show “Parks and Recreation.”

This is the final season of the comedy (and it’s set in the future), but it hasn’t stopped throwing jokes into unsuspecting places.

For example, in Tuesday’s episode there was a shot of a futuristic “Gryzzl” tablet that announced this news:

That’s a funny nod to DeflateGate. Or was it? “Parks and Recreation” wrapped up before the NFL playoffs, so maybe it was in reference to “SpyGate.”

Too many Patriots controversies to keep track of, right?

Anyway, earlier this season was this law firm (that should make sabermetricians chuckle):

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