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32 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From "Parks And Rec" That May Make You Cry

The writers behind the series finale, Alan Yang and Aisha Muharrar, tweeted pictures from the show's seven seasons, including the pilot. UPDATED: So did showrunner Mike Schur!

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1. Here's Amy Poehler (Leslie Knope) standing near the pit that Ann Perkins complained about in the pilot. (Obviously, it's before Leslie fell in.)

2. And here's Aziz Ansari (Tom Haverford) perched on the outside of the pit.

3. Jim O'Heir (Jerry Gergich), Poehler, Ansari, and Andy Samberg (Carl Lorthner) before park security ranger Carl got his brand-new security cart, courtesy of Leslie.

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4. And Ansari and Samberg, taking care of business.

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5. Chris Pratt (Andy Dwyer) looking adorably excited as he headed to the U.S. capital for the first time.

On the way to Washington, the first time.

6. Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson) IN A MAN TANK and newsboy cap with a sax because how else would you celebrate Season 2?

Season 2 Wrap Party. #ParksFarewell

7. Pratt at the second season wrap party, presumably singing the Mouse Rat classic, "Two Birds Holding Hands."

8. Offerman taking a good, hard look at the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness from Season 3.

I guess I'm using hashtags now. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

I guess I'm using hashtags now. #ParksFarewell

6:08 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. Pratt photobombing writer Alan Yang and Aubrey Plaza (April Ludgate) during April and Andy's wedding episode.

Me and @evilhag from her and Andy's wedding episode. @prattprattpratt photobombing. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Me and @evilhag from her and Andy's wedding episode. @prattprattpratt photobombing. #ParksFarewell

6:27 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. And Poehler posing with Knope in a very meta moment.

#ParksFarewell #season3 Amy & Amy.

11. Pratt prepping for his role in Guardians of the Galaxy on the set of Season 4 with the writers.

#ParksFarewell #season4 Pratt beefing up for a movie in a push-up contest with Yang and Lorenzo.

Aisha Muharrar@eeshmuFollow

#ParksFarewell #season4 Pratt beefing up for a movie in a push-up contest with Yang and Lorenzo.

4:01 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. Li'l Sebastian alive and well!

This is a regular-sized horse, I am 18' 3". #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

This is a regular-sized horse, I am 18' 3". #ParksFarewell

6:33 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. And Li'l Sebastian's funeral, courtesy of Entertainment 720.

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14. And Mouse Rat, who sang "5,000 Candles in the Wind" in his honor.

Mouse Rat during the Lil' Sebastian episode. Mark Rivers, our drummer, wrote all the songs. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Mouse Rat during the Lil' Sebastian episode. Mark Rivers, our drummer, wrote all the songs. #ParksFarewell

6:36 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. A detailed shot of the Pawnee Goddesses cabin.

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16. And some of the Goddesses (and a Pawnee Ranger) themselves!

Also from Pawnee Rangers. #ParksFarewell

17. Meanwhile, Ansari and Adam Scott (Ben Wyatt) were truly treating themselves.

This is just some straight up adorable shit. From Pawnee Rangers, the Treat Yo' Self episode. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

This is just some straight up adorable shit. From Pawnee Rangers, the Treat Yo' Self episode. #ParksFarewell

6:46 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. And a behind-the-scenes look at Vice President Biden during his Season 4 cameo.

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19. The list of events at the Leslie Knope Employment Enjoyment Summerslam Grill Jam Fun-Splosion, thanks to O'Heir's shirt.

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20. Offerman and Poehler, lounging on Colts' field, during the bachelor-bachelorette party episode.

Another one that I would say falls under the category of "adorable." #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Another one that I would say falls under the category of "adorable." #ParksFarewell

7:10 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. And Poehler all dressed up for Leslie and Ben's wedding in her trailer.

Our costume designer Kirston showed me this picture and said "Something like this?" Yes. Exactly that, please.

Ken Tremendous@KenTremendousFollow

Our costume designer Kirston showed me this picture and said "Something like this?" Yes. Exactly that, please.

8:13 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. Offerman with the pig Ron Swanson wanted to slaughter and cook in Season 5 because bacon.

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23. FLOTUS visiting Pawnee.

24. The Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert, closed out by Mouse Rat, of course.

Unity Concert group photo. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Unity Concert group photo. #ParksFarewell

7:22 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

25. And this super-sweet photo of showrunner Mike Schur and Poehler, who is wearing a Unity Concert T-shirt.

26. Teeny Poehler hugging a giant redwood in the forest George Lucas used for Endor in Star Wars, as Ben aptly noted.

Amy hugging a redwood. (Not every caption can be a joke.) #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Amy hugging a redwood. (Not every caption can be a joke.) #ParksFarewell

7:27 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

27. Pratt giving Ansari a piggy back while filming in the Windy City.

Chicago. Two very differently-sized men. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

Chicago. Two very differently-sized men. #ParksFarewell

7:33 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

28. Poehler with Season 7 guest star Madeleine Albright.

Great picture of Ragazzo. #ParksFarewell

29. Jerry's desk, all packed up :( :( :( :(

30. And this final photo of Leslie's desk :( :( :( :( :(

31. O'Heir, Retta (Donna Meagle), Ansari, Scott, Poehler, Plaza, Pratt, Billy Eichner (Craig Middlebrooks), Offerman, and Schur giving the thumbs-up to the show's final episode.

I think this is from our last day of shooting, or near then. #ParksFarewell

Alan Yang@AlanMYangFollow

I think this is from our last day of shooting, or near then. #ParksFarewell

7:40 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

32. And this photo of the whole cast, including Rob Lowe (Chris Traeger) and Rashida Jones (Ann Perkins).

Thank you all for watching. Hope you enjoy the #ParksandRecFinale.

Ken Tremendous@KenTremendousFollow

Thank you all for watching. Hope you enjoy the #ParksandRecFinale.

8:21 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

And this is probably how you feel right about now:

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