The shots from the season premiere on Jan. 20 show Chris and Ann (Rashida Jones) — who, you’ll recall, made out a little bit at the end of last season — on what looks very much like a date. Co-creator Mike Schur has told Zap2it that Ann will be one of the things that keeps Chris in Pawnee this season, so given that and the tablecloths and Ann’s sort of shy smile in the photo above, we’re going to call it a date.
Oh, right. Because she’s Leslie. And because she’s Leslie, things with Ben might not proceed as smoothly as either party would hope. See the photo below.
“Parks and Recreation” returns to NBC on Jan. 20.