"Parks and Recreation" said goodbye in 2015, but we'll never forget the people of Pawnee who somehow made local government funny.

Case in point: Chris Traeger. The legendary Rob Lowe can basically do anything and he hasn't aged since 1985, but his portrayal of the perpetual optimist we all love propelled him to a next level of greatness.

Here are 12 times Chris Traeger was LITERALLY our favorite person on "Parks and Rec."rob lowe in parks and recreation