Retta is an American stand-up comedian and actress, who is known for her roles on Parks and Recreation and Good Girls.

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October 5, 2021

This week, Jessica and June are joined by the incomparable comedian and Jersey girl, Retta (Good Girls, Parks and Rec, Ugliest House In America). But first, we discuss the delight of unexpected visits, and the absolutely UNFORGIVABLE move of showing up to a party early. Then, we get nice and cozy with Retta, who chats about her New Jersey roots, why her girlfriends are everything to her, and how she lives a zero inbox life. And remember, please be tardy for the party. 

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November 9, 2020

Comedian and actress Retta talks with Andy Richter about switching careers from chemistry to stand-up, cementing herself as a series regular on Parks & Rec, and achieving her dream of heading her own sitcom with Good Girls.

December 8, 2019

Retta gets in bed with Nick and Megan to discuss their favorite clothes, staying organized and behind the scenes stories at Parks and Recreation.

April 25, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins graciously welcomes all NOT to the DMV, but back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is stand-up comedian Retta of Parks and Recreation! They chat about why a suit may be purple, believing that hookers were imaginary, and Retta’s reasons for turning down a phone sex job. Paul is then joined by Maria Blasucci, Mark McConville, and Colleen Smith to improvise a story set at Houston’s Restaurant in Houston, TX. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano! SPONTANEANATION LIVE returns to Largo on Saturday, June 4th, with special guest Robyn Hitchcock! Tickets are available now:

March 2, 2016

Joining Casey and Danielle in the nook today is Retta (Parks and Rec, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce) to talk Yolanda emails, choosing to be the bad guy, and why the new RHONY teaser brought Danielle to tears. The ladies also uncover a secret in Mohammad’s pants and it’s a doozy.

November 27, 2013

Parks and Rec’s Retta finds out that she has a ton of common with Howard as a fellow New Jersey native on today’s WHO CHARTED! During the Top 5 Thanksgiving Songs Chart, Retta explains why she always wanted to be Jewish as a kid and counts down her Top 5 Celeb Crushes. Then, Retta lets us know why Friday wasn’t her cup of tea as she counts down the Movie Chart. Finally, we learn what Retta considers as a perfect Treat Yo Self day!