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    Here's How The "Parks And Rec" Cast Members Feel About A Potential Reunion

    If Amy Poehler says yes, then it's a yes.

    Look, I know it's only been three years since we said goodbye to Parks and Recreation, but since it's the age of reboots and it seems like everyone in the cast won't stop talking/being asked about it, I think it's time to figure out where we stand on this once and for all.

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    Or, in the case of some cast members, don't stand. (See what I did there?!)

    1. Amy Poehler (Leslie Knope): 100% YES

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    Amy was a producer and the lead character on Parks and Rec, so her say is what matters most, TBH. She recently told Ellen that she would be up for a reunion "any time".

    "Oh my god, I'll speak for everybody and say we would all do it. I think we'd all do it someday. It would be amazing. It would be a dream," she continued.

    2. Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson): ALSO YES

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    He appeared alongside Amy on The Ellen Show, so Nick was there to back up her enthusiasm for a Parks and Rec reunion.

    He also recently told the Daily Beast that, if Amy Poehler and creator Mike Schur were down to bring the show back, he'd sign on immediately. "If that were ever to occur, it would be thanks to brains much larger than mine. Brains that I trust with my life," he said. "And so, if Mike Schur and Amy Poehler want to bring the show back and they think it’s a good idea, I will certainly sign on."

    3. Chris Pratt (Andy Dwyer): YES, IF HE'S IN TOWN

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    Chris may be a real-life superhero now, saving both the galaxy and the world from loose dinosaurs on a yearly basis, but he'd still be 100% down for a Parks and Rec reunion.

    "As long as I'm in town, I'll do it," he told E! News this week. "It films like 10 minutes from my house so that would be dope. I miss Andy too. I would love it. I know I would do it."

    4. Aubrey Plaza (April Ludgate): YES, IN A FEW YEARS

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    Since Parks and Rec ended, Aubrey has definitely hit the big time, playing a major role in FX's Legion and starring in her own movie last summer, Ingrid Goes West.

    But that doesn't mean she's opposed to going back to her roots as April – earlier this year she told Entertainment Tonight that although she thinks it's a little too soon for a reunion and they should wait until everyone's a little older, she'd be down for a revival. "I miss Janet Snakehole, I miss Shauna Malwae-Tweep, I miss my husband," she said.

    5. Retta (Donna Meagle): IDK, BUT SHE'S GOT IDEAS

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    Retta hasn't made it 100% clear whether she'd be down for a Parks and Rec reunion (she's pretty busy right now with her new NBC show, Good Girls), but she did tweet recently that she misses her fellow cast members, and she definitely has an idea of what her character would be up to now.

    "I think she'd be just as pissed [about Donald Trump] as me," she told Bustle last year. "I think she'd probably be overly aggressive about fighting the man. She would be like living at Leslie's home making posters and phone-banking."

    6. Jim O'Heir (Jerry/Garry/Terry/Larry Gergich): ABSOLUTELY

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    The rest of the characters may not have been too kind to Jerry/Garry/Terry/Larry, but last year actor Jim O'Heir told Entertainment Weekly he'd do "whatever it took" to get the cast back together again.

    "We wanted to go out with people still wanting us there," he said of the show's ending. "The love and the laughter of that show was every day for 7 seasons. So would I go back? Whatever it took. Whatever it took! Though, next time I would be the lead and Amy Poehler could do craft services."

    The rest of the main cast – Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Adam Scott, and Rob Lowe – haven't spoken publicly about whether they want a reunion, but Adam and Rob did participate in that Twitter thread about how much they miss their castmates.

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    And since various members of the cast are constantly hanging out and we know they have a regularly updated group chat, maybe the idea of a reunion episode isn't too crazy after all? It could even happen on Galentine's Day.

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    Or treat yo' self day! Or a CHRISTMAS EPISODE. The possibilities are endless!

    Hopefully Aubrey's right and we'll get to see a Parks and Rec reunion in a few years' time.

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