On the Tony Awards red carpet, Tina Fey jokingly commented on the possibility of there being a crossover between her former show 30 Rock and Amy Poehler's Parks & Recreation, making fans wonder how that would happen. The two sitcoms ranked among NBC's most acclaimed offerings during their time on the air, picking up a plethora of Emmy nominations and wins (among other accolades). Both recently ended their run, with 30 Rock's Liz Lemon (Fey) and the TGS crew bowing out in 2013, while Parks & Rec viewers bid farewell to Leslie Knope (Poehler) in 2015.
Of course, in this era of reboots and revivals, nothing stays finished forever. There's always the possibility these two shows could return. Just a month ago, Poehler remarked that a comeback for Parks & Rec would be "amazing," while there have long been rumblings of a 30 Rock reboot. As it stands now, neither potential project is moving forward, but Fey has some ideas she'd like to see happen.
ET caught up with Fey at the 72nd Tony Awards, where she was on hand to support her stage adaptation of Mean Girls (which garnered 12 nominations). Fey admitted the 30 Rock revival is going "nowhere," but then went on to tease a collaboration with Poehler:
"Amy's [Poehler] willing to do a Parks & Rec reboot. Maybe we should just do a Liz Lemon, Leslie Knope spinoff."
Such a team up would be far from the first time the two actors worked together. The two first made a name for themselves on Saturday Night Live and have appeared opposite each other in movies like Baby Mama and Sisters. As evidenced by their job co-hosting the Golden Globes, Fey and Poehler have excellent chemistry and have the ability to please audiences and critics alike. Their two most popular roles joining forces on a new show would be a highly-anticipated television event for this reason. The biggest challenge in the event this takes place is the question of when it would take place. Parks & Rec ended in the future with a proper cast sendoff, so the writers would have to find their way around that issue.
As for how these two shows could come together, there's no shortage of suggestions. One possibility we'd like to see is have TGS revived, but Jack Donaghy sends Liz Lemon on the road with the show to America's heartland for a PR reason. The production could run into a venue crisis in Pawnee and and the Parks & Rec crew are the only ones who can resolve it. However such a crossover worked out, there's little doubt that seeing Leslie Knope and Liz Lemon solve a problem would be highly entertaining.
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