Soak up your tears with these sweet memories. Warning: Spoilers ahead.
We’re not crying, OK?! We’re allergic to series finales.
Here are some of the best running jokes throughout the show’s seven seasons.
Because pizza is your grandfather’s calzone.
Vulture compiled all of Leslie’s terminology into one wonderful list so we can never forget ones like “Ann, you cunning, pliable, chestnut-haired sunfish.”
Strippers do nothing for him, but he will take a free buffet anytime, anyplace.
When he eats, it’s the food that’s scared of him. He even had a food truck name a bacon-wrapped turkey leg after him.
“We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, and work. Or waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third.” —Leslie Knope, philosopher/tropical butterfly
Sometimes she even talks to it independently.
Like when she was chanting “Knope rules, Jamm sucks!” into a megaphone.
And his boss Barney’s overjoyed face whenever Ben cracks a joke.
You can always ac-count on him because it won’t be too tax-ing.
Its history is a bit…gruesome.
We’ll miss you dearly, Harris Wittels.
It’s so bad that the city established the Raccoon Eradication Initiative.
The search engine is so old, it’s not even around anymore.
(Except for Andy, of course.)
They’re extremely well-read, which makes them very dangerous.
Where can we get a copy of her book, Game of Joans?
He’s really, really good at scavenger hunts, probably because he hides survival gear and gold all over town.
They think they’re so much better with their clean parks and cupcake factory that makes the air smell like vanilla.
Because they’re the wooOooorst.
“Let’s begin the show by starting it.”
Whose celebrity was beautifully encapsulated with Ginuwine’s tribute.
Because we could all learn something from Tom and Donna’s annual day of luxury.