114 minutes | Jul 1st 2019

The Tales We Tell Episode 8: The Determined Ms Knope

In this episode of The Tales We Tell, Clara Cook is joined by Leslie Knope fan Mar to discuss the TV comedy series Parks and Recreation. We examine the inspiring character of Leslie Knope, the show's portrayal of female ambition and sexism in local politics. We ask if it is important to have women in lead roles in comedy and if comedy can be useful in exploring and exposing gender stereotypes.
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