Hey guys, it’s confession time. We’re all friends here, so I feel safe admitting this to you. I don’t like Parks and Recreation very much anymore. Phew, it feels so good to get that off my chest. Even though I was a really big supporter of the show last season and rejoiced when it was renewed, I just haven’t been into it this season, and last night sort of cemented that for me. But I feel super guilty about these feelings, because I want to like it, and it used to be in my top five favorites.
I already had approximately zero sad feelings about Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe leaving the show, and now after last night’s big development about Leslie, I still just can’t bring myself to care. I won’t spoil it for people who haven’t watched, but let’s just say it was something the show has done before with other characters to change things up, and even though it technically made sense, I just ended the episode with a big ol’ “MEH” over my head. I feel like I’ll still keep half-watching this season out of obligation, but it makes me sad that I don’t feel the same excitement about it that I used to. There are other shows I get sick of but don’t feel regret over abandoning — New Girl, for example. But this one hurts.
So now I’ll ask you to chime in. What show did you used to love but now feel guilty for not enjoying? Is there one that you just want to put out of its misery because you have so much respect for it? Anybody else feeling that way about Parks and Rec? Please tell me someone is so I’m not the only traitor. Also I should have said this already, but nobody let Amy Poehler know I said this stuff.