Chris Pratt Shares Morbid 'Parks and Rec' Finale Pitch

February 25, 2015 2:34 PM

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Chris Pratt Shares Morbid 'Parks and Rec' Finale Pitch

Parks and Recreation ended its acclaimed seven-season run on Tuesday night, and the cast – along with co-creator Michael Schur – dropped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to publicly mourn. But if the writers had followed the flash-forward finale pitch of Chris Pratt, who played dimwitted slacker Andy on the series, fans would have been grieving on a whole new level. In the above clip, Schur says the actor suggested ending the last episode with a line about how each of the characters died, "like the Six Feet Under finale." "When you saw April, it would be that she died of a broken heart," Pratt says. "And then you would see that Andy died because he was left in a hot car with the windows rolled up."

Retta, who played Donna Meagle, also reveals her unused pitch – that she would "have sex with Joe Manganiello." Later, Aziz Ansari talks about being the first cast member to sign on the series before there was even a script. "I met with Mike and Greg [Daniels], and I didn't know what the show was go...

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