Fans will carry the show's wisdom long after it ends its seven-season run

By Alejandrina Russian
Updated February 24, 2015 07:05 PM
Credit: Mitchell Haaseth/NBC

Is there an incorrect way to consume alcohol? How should you approach your job? Parks and Recreation has you covered.

Over the course of its seven seasons, the character-driven NBC sitcom has been laugh-out-loud hilarious. For all its gags, though, it’s also been at its core about people trying to make the world a better place – in both large, small and pony-hologramming ways.

Though Parks is coming to an end on Tuesday, the residents of Pawnee, Indiana, have provided many pearls of wisdom that fans can clutch when the inevitable Recreation-al hangover hits.

Just know that, however you drink up this knowledge, you’re definitely doing it right.

He may be an oblivious goof, but the lovable Andy Dwyer (Chris Pratt) had some valuable insight on how to approach your job … and maybe even life in general.

More career advice – possibly misguided – from Andy’s wife April Ludgate (Aubrey Plaza) on dealing with hard-to-take colleagues.

Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman): A man of few words, all of them spot-on – especially when it comes to alcohol.

How do we all really feel about jogging? Beautiful tropical fish Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) expresses our very souls (and soles).

Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) couldn’t always cope – and that’s okay. Sometimes it’s best to lean in to surprises.

And finally, if this isn’t your life motto … well … what is? Just listen to Tom (Aziz Ansari) and …

Parks and Recreation

‘s hour-long series finale airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.