"Parks and Recreation's" seventh and final season will begin on Jan. 13. It will have its series finale on Feb. 24.
But wait, you say, that's just seven weeks. And the final season order was for 13 episodes!
Don't panic. All episodes will air, but
It's been a critical and cult hit, but "Parks and Rec" has never been a ratings monster the way
The final season of the comedy, which has chronicled life in small town Midwestern government, will be unique in that it will take place in the near-future of 2017. It may also benefit from the increasing fanbase of co-star Chris Pratt, who starred in the year's biggest box office hit, "Guardians of the Galaxy."