In the show's season finale, Poehler's love interest, played by Adam Scott, left the fictional town of Pawnee, Ind. to take a job working on a congressional campaign. Poehler's obsession with Washington political figures — particularly successful female politicians — is a running gag on the show.

According to the New York Times, NBC currently plans for the episode to air Sept. 27, which would slot it as the second episode of the fifth season. But series co-creator Michael Schur told the paper that the episode might instead serve as the season premier a week earlier.