Can't believe there isn't a topic for this already. Anyway, when this show first started out I was mighty skeptical. The first 6 episodes from the spring didn't really grab me, though seeing the inner workings of a small government was a good setting for a comedy. However, ever since coming back this fall it's been a VERY good show, with Ron being the breakout start of the show. Here's an article that Slate posted that sums up my feelings pretty well.