There was a time when we thought perhaps Parks and Recreation might last forever, because why would anyone ever cancel the most perfect show in existence? Alas, something somewhere went very wrong and now we're two whole episodes into the final season of television's crowning achievement. We laughed, we cried, and cried, and cried, and took careful notes of every time we made a sound, whether it was a sob, a gasp, a guffaw, or a Swansonesque giggle. Thus, in celebration of the beginning of the end of our only reason for living, we give you the top 16 moments from the Parks and Recreation final season premiere.
– Ron and Leslie are now mortal enemies thanks to something unspeakable called Morningstar. That reveal both shocked and saddened us, because we've never not been huge fans of their love/hate/mostly love relationship.