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The series finale of Parks & Recreation airs tomorrow night, but we can take some comfort in this, at least. Adam Scott (who plays Ben Wyatt, Mr. Leslie Knope) has teamed up with Parks & Rec writer (and occasional actor) Joe Mande to produce a sitcom about a marijuana dispensary in Denver, Colorado.

In October, TruTV ordered a documentary pilot, Medicine Man, about Colorado's largest dispensary, but this is legal pot's first foray into scripted fare.¬†Don't forget that commercials for hard liquor were totally verboten on network TV until the early 2000s¬†‚ÄĒ if this show makes it to air, that'd represent a big step towards the cultural mainstreaming of marijuana.


It's unclear whether Scott himself would have an on-screen role in the project, but we'd like very much to imagine Ben smoking out of one of the Cones of Dunshire.

Molly Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Fusion's Pop & Culture section. Her interests include movies about movies, TV shows about TV shows, and movies about TV shows, but not so much TV shows about movies.