parks and rec

Good news for “Parks and Recreation” fans who also like Newt Gingrich: The former House Speaker will be making a cameo appearance on the show.

You might think this had been in the works for months, but no.

According to cast member Rob Lowe, ¬†Gingrich happened to walk by the comedy show’s set in downtown Indianapolis. On the spur of the moment, the cast and crew decided to create a new scene so that Gingrich could be included in the show.

Other tweeters confirmed Lowe’s account:

A few Twitter curmudgeons couldn’t set aside their political disagreements with Gingrich, not even for one moment:

People, chill. It’s just a TV comedy, for goodness sake.