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Nick Offerman of 'Parks and Recreation'
Nick Offerman, "Parks and Recreation"
Nomination Status: Think of this like The Secret. If you say it enough, maybe it will come into being.
In His Favor: Nick Offerman's Ron Swanson continues to be one of the defining comedic performances of our age. Watch him in "Ron & Tammy: Part Two." Watch his reaction to Li'l Sebastian in "Harvest Festival." Watch his reaction to the closure of his favorite steakhouse or his paranoia at an impending birthday celebration. We have yet to reach Ron Swanson Saturation and Season Three, a high point for the series, was just a continued high point for Offerman.
Working Against Him: Amy Poehler received an Emmy nomination last year for "Parks & Recreation," but that was the show's only nomination. It's still an uphill climb. Aziz Ansari, Chris Pratt and Adam Scott are all worthy of at least consideration as well.