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Parks and Recreation (–) Episode cast overview, first billed only: Ann convinces Leslie to sign up for an online dating service, only to be matched. This week's episode explored the dynamics of dating in the Last week's Parks and Recreation answered the lingering "will they or won't they. "Soulmates" is the tenth episode of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation's third season, and the 40th overall episode of the series. In the episode, Leslie is disappointed when Ben rejects her romantic advances, and is surprised when she is matched with Tom in an online dating service.
Chris notices the kiss and warns Leslie that he has a strict policy against workplace dating. At the cook-off, Chris prepares his meticulous turkey burgers for the judges: They all love it, but give much higher praise to Ron's simple hamburger on a bun.
Initially surprised, even Chris comes to admit the burger is superior after trying it, so he agrees to reinstate red meat on the commissary menu. Chris later tells Leslie his dating policy has affected others, explaining that he earlier warned Ben not to ask out a co-worker.
Leslie realizes that is why Ben rejected her and is glad when Ben asks her to eat in front of her favorite city hall mural.
Leslie deletes her profile on HoosierMate, and is relieved to learn that Tom has 26 different profiles on the site to match himself with any type of woman, although the one Leslie matched with was his "nerd" profile. Production[ edit ] Stand-up comedian Kirk Fox made a guest appearance in "Soulmates". The idea of Chris' no-dating policy stemmed from real life policies in small town governments.
Parks and Recreation co-creator Michael Schur said although romantic obstacles between two characters are difficult to make effective and genuine, he believed the policy was realistic and fitting with the type of show.
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After the episode aired, the cooking website Eater. A rating point represents one percent of the total number of television sets in American households, and a share means the percentage of television sets in use tuned to the program. Crime Scene Investigationwhich was seen by 8.
There may be certain traits about each person that we don't like or, at times, feel are pretty obnoxious, but the writers have been smart enough to provide enough depth for each so that — even though it's just a half an hour sitcom with the simple goal of making us laugh — we can see there's something more to these characters. Meslow also complimented the "slight but charming" subplot about the burger cook-off, and said Rob Lowe stood his own against the show's reliable comedic stars Nick Offerman and Chris Pratt.
Porter also said he appreciated how the script "wisely didn't make much" over Ann's dating many men, claiming the subtlety of the joke was effective. Daglas said the scenes with Tom mocking Leslie were effective not only due to Ansari's performance, but also because of the genuine loyalty and admiration that had been built between the two characters.
It originally aired on April 21, and had 4.
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Storyline Edit Chris Traeger enacts a government-wide health initiative in Pawnee, starting by banning red meat from the city hall commissary, much to the displeasure of Ron. He challenges Chris to a burger cook-off to prove red meat is superior to Chris' lean meat, with red meat staying on the menu if Ron wins.
Meanwhile, Leslie invites Ben out to dinner, but he turns her down, leaving Leslie confused because she was sure Ben was attracted to her. Annwho is now dating multiple men after taking Donna 's advice to be more adventurous, tells Leslie to join an online dating website called HoosierMate. Leslie finds a match that is 98 percent compatible with her — a "soulmate" rating — but is horrified to discover that it is Tom.
Additionally, the crude sewage department employee Joe makes a romantic advance toward Leslie, prompting her to launch a "douche-vestigation" to find out why she attracts the wrong type of man. Meanwhile, Chris takes AndyApriland Ron to a health food market called Grain 'n Simplewhere he gathers numerous ingredients for the perfect turkey burger, but Ron is unfazed, simply buying a pound of red meat from his favorite food market, Food and Stuff.
In her investigation, Leslie quickly learns Joe merely hits on any woman as long as she is not elderly.
She takes Tom out to lunch to learn more about him. He responds to all of Leslie's questions with his usual chauvinistic answers, annoying her to the point that she admits she took him out because they matched on HoosierMate.
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A delighted Tom teases Leslie the rest of the day by pretending they are a couple, but she finally silences him by kissing him. Chris notices the kiss and warns Leslie that he has a strict policy against workplace dating. At the cook-off, Chris prepares his meticulous turkey burgers for the judges: Tom, Donna, Jerryand Kyle.