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'Parks and Recreation' Season 5 Goes a Little Less Gruff Casting Ben's Mom

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 13, 2012 12:45 PM
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'Parks and Recreation' season 5 has earned itself some major genre cred over the last couple of weeks, casting both the warrior princess herself, Lucy Lawless, as a love interest for Ron Swanson, and yesterday 'Breaking Bad's' Jonathan Banks, but not every guest spot can be so well known to us geeks. If 'Parks and Recreation' had such enthusiasm in casting Banks for the part of Ben's father, who could possibly fill the role of his mother?