Paul Rudd to Return for Final Season of ‘Parks and Recreation’

Paul Rudd Parks and Recreation

Paul Rudd might consider going by the nickname “Pawnee Paul” — the actor will reprise his role as Sweetums heir and lovable moron Bobby Newport in two episodes of the final season of “Parks and Recreation,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

“He’s the world’s nicest human being—and the funniest,” exec producer Michael Schur told EW. “We made a list of all the people that we wanted to have back and he was high on the list, so we managed to snag him.”

Rudd last associated with Knope and co. in the show’s fourth season, running against Amy Poehler’s Leslie for a city council position.

Season 7 will also include the returns of beloved characters played by Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and Natalie Morales.

Rudd shot his “Parks” appearances amid filming for “Ant-Man,” which stars Rudd as the titular superhero and bows July 17, 2015.

“Parks and Recreation” will return to NBC on Jan. 13.

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