22. Stressed Ben
Human disaster Ben Wyatt wasn’t given that name for nothing. Ben became a human disaster when he broke down on Pawnee Today with Joan Callamezzo. From there, the dawning of the Ben Wyatt freak outs began.
Here’s the thing, that first meeting and season with Ben, he was pretty much a stick in the mud. They wanted him to be as unnerving to Leslie as possible and he definitely was. She hated him with every fiber of her being. And then he lost his mind on Pawnee today and ever since, the Ben freak outs had become a staple of Parks and Recreation.
The best definitely had to be when Ben found out about the triplets. He was worried about money and the entire episode was spent with Ben losing his mind while trying to keep Leslie calm. And then she had to take to calming him down and it ended up with him frantically talking about the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Basically, it was just a great example of how stressed Ben can get. And again, it is why we love him.
He let’s his emotions run free and that sometimes ends up with him flipping out uncontrollably.