Leslie rejects his advances when the date ends, prompting him to make an angry goodbye, even though Leslie still needs to give him a ride home.
Meanwhile, Mark (Paul Schneider) grows suspicious that Ann harbors romantic feelings for Justin.
However, Gonzalez said the Poehler and Arnett scenes were "the best worst first date I’d seen on TV in a while". Club complimented "The Set Up" and said the characters played off each other well, but added the episode "felt a little too plot driven to ascend to A-material heights".
After the first season struggled to characterize her, she went on to become one of the small screen’s greatest feminist icons. Chris was also the name of the MRI technician who went on a date with Leslie and ended up giving her an MRI scan after dinner – and charged her for it.
He was played by Will Arnett, who was Amy Poehler’s husband in real life at the time.
Bored with her internship, April insists she cannot wait to leave the parks department.
However, after spending time with Andy at the town hall shoeshine stand where he works, April decides she wants to stay closer to him and volunteers to be Ron's assistant.
Instead, she arranges a date with Chris (Will Arnett) an MRI technologist Ann works with.
The date goes poorly, with Chris appearing annoyed upon learning Leslie attended a rival college, and that she was a director of regular parks, not amusement parks."The Set Up" is the 13th episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the nineteenth overall episode of the series.It originally aired on NBC in the United States on January 14, 2010.Justin helps Leslie resolve the issue, and the two seem to get along very well together.Having recently broken up with her boyfriend, Leslie asks Ann to set her up on a date, but is surprised when Ann hesitates to set her up with Justin.Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) deals with complaints from local residents due to a new town policy requiring public officials to deal more directly to the public.