TV Tuesday: 15 April Ludgate Quotes That Will Make You Say “Me”

Parks and Recreation was a flawless show. Despite the fact that they clearly saw the future and didn’t tell us that we just shouldn’t let 2017 happen, it’s still a favorite of many. A huge part of the lasting love for Parks’ is it’s incredible cast of characters. Each member of the gang was amazing, sure, but no one hit home with young women quite like April Ludgate.

Let’s talk about how she’s all of us (or at least how all of us want to be), shall we?


When you’re trying to remember how to do small talk on a first date:

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When you’ve been successfully hiding your crazy but you don’t care anymore:

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When your period stops for just long enough to get it on:

When your friends tell you that bae is a trash person for the 194th time, but you’re having none of it:

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When you gotta admit you f*cking love this song:

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When you turn down a gross guy in the street and he asks you why:

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When bae farts in front of you for the first time:

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When your friends are fighting and you can’t deal:

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Whenever anyone gives you any compliment of any kind: 

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When you are being dragged into adulthood kicking and screaming:

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When you’re at a job interview and trying to sound ~professional~:

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When you get a little too turnt:

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When a creepy guy asks for your number at the bar: 

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When you’re trying harder than you’d like to admit to get it in:

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When you’re hanging out with your best friend and you call someone else your best friend to see what happens:

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In summary:

April “there-are-no-rules” Ludgate was and is an icon.

Long live the April in each and every one of us.