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Whether it was between Leslie and best friend, Ann Perkins, or the various other female characters, presented friendship as a fully fleshed-out concept: difficult at times, but ultimately positive.
To show what we mean, we've collected up seven way the show nailed real relationships between women. Only someone as truly invested in the well-being of other people could make ridiculous lines like "You're a beautiful, talented, brilliant, powerful musk ox" feel like the kindest words ever shared between friends.
Leslie doesn't stop helping Ann throughout the show, either.
Whether it's finding her friend a man or something more personal, like helping her decide on a sperm donor during the season five episode "Ann's Decision," she's often helping Ann out somehow.
"Donna and Joe," a seventh season episode featuring Donna's wedding, shows the apex of that growth.
Picked to be Donna's maid of honor, the character who once couldn't be bothered to care about anything invests real time and resources into making sure her friend has a great wedding experience.
Elsewhere in the later seasons of the show, April is motivated to do good and becomes increasingly kind.
That, more than anything else, is what makes the female friendships on so fascinating.
April is, in fact, the strongest evidence for how impactful these women are on each other.
However what should be a fairly simple project is stymied at every turn by oafish bureaucrats, selfish neighbors, governmental red tape and a myriad of other challenges.
Leslie's colleague Tom Haverford, who delights in exploiting his position for personal gain, is as likely to undermine her efforts as to help her, while her boss, Ron Swanson, is adamantly opposed to government in any form, even though he's a bureaucrat himself.
In the pilot episode, Leslie pledges to help a nurse and Pawnee resident named Ann Perkins fill the giant pit next to her home.
Their devotion to each other springs from Leslie's generosity — a lovely foundation for their friendship.