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Twitter's Made It Clear That "Parks And Recreation" And "Hamilton" Are Soulmates

Somewhere, Leslie Knope is rapping "My Shot" to herself right now. #ParksAndHam

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This past Saturday I made my stance on Leslie Knope's feelings on the hit Broadway musical Hamilton very clear.

You know that, wherever she is, Leslie Knope has long since memorized the entire cast recording of @HamiltonMusical.

I wrote some fanfiction about it, as you do.

Leslie calls Ann up at 3am and leaves her strings of messages about why she thinks Ann is her true Eliza. #ParksAndHam @HamiltonMusical

Sometimes you love two things with such fervor that they become one in your heart.

Leslie Knope sings “Non-Stop” in her sleep. Ben is concerned but understands. #ParksAndHam @HamiltonMusical

At one point Madeleine Albright gave her tacit approval.

Later in the week, Twitter user @emilyisanelf picked up the ball and started tweeting like she was running out of time.

We're reliable with THE LADIESSSS #ParksandHam

Lord, show me how to say no to this. #ParksandHam

That got Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's attention, and the rest was history.

I mean I could go on but just read all the @emilyisanelf #ParksandHam already.

Suddenly many more people were weighing in on the intersections of the universes of Hamilton and Parks and Recreation.

There's a million things I haven't done. Just you wait. Just you wait. #ParksandHam

"I will choose her happiness over mine every time" #ParksandHam

"Look at where you are. Look at where you started. The fact that you're alive is a miracle." #ParksandHam

Clearly Parks and Recreation will never truly die.

"Burr, you disgust me." "Ah, so you discussed me!" #ParksandHam

I’m erasing myself from the narrative. #ParksandHam


As the Internet has proven before, after all, both Hamilton and Parks quotes apply to virtually every situation one can find in life.

"If you see him in the street, walking by himself, talking to himself, have pity" #ParksandHam

"She turned red/she led me to her bed/let her legs spread/and said 'Stay'" #ParksandHam @unfoRETTAble

"He aims his pistol at the sky...wait!!" #ParksandHam

The wisdom in both is eternal.

Well, he's never gon' be President now. #ParksandHam

There are moments that the words don't reach. There is suffering too terrible to name #ParksandHam

Look into those eyes and the sky's the limit I'm helpless #ParksandHam

Eventually the creators and cast members of both parties joined in with their own ideas.

“If you stand for nothin’ Burr, what’ll you fall for?” “I’m willing to wait for it.” #ParksAndHam @HamiltonMusical

"When your people say they hate you, don't come crawling back to me." #ParksandHam

“I need my right hand man back.” #ParksAndHam

Hamilton even got approval from the goddess herself.

@AlannaBennett @HamiltonMusical Absolutely!!


I prob’ly shouldn’t brag, but dag, I amaze and astonish. #ParksandHam

"You have married an Icarus. He has flown too close to the sun." #ParksandHam

"Death doesn't discriminate/Between the sinners and the saints/It takes and it takes and it takes" #ParksandHam

UPDATE: It should be noted that the Parks-And-Hamilton Tumblr — originally inspired by this tag — predates the Twitter hashtag. Further proof that these two have always been made for each other.


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