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Chris Pratt Hilariously Volunteers 'Parks and Rec' Alter Ego Burt Macklin for Vacant FBI Director Position

by Zach Seemayer 7:09 PM PDT, May 10, 2017
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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump shocked the nation when he abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, and announced that the search for a new director will begin immediately.

Well, it looks like Chris Pratt might have already come up with the perfect candidate: FBI Agent Burt Macklin!

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Pratt took to Twitter on Wednesday to offer Macklin's services, writing, "Just lemme know."

The badass FBI character was the alter-ego/imaginary persona of Pratt's Parks & Recreation character, Andy Dwyer, and might be one of the best running jokes on the show.

From his efforts to stop international art thief Janet Snakehole to his less-than-clandestine infiltration of the Wamapoke County Records office, Burt Tyrannosaurs Macklin is a man of action -- despite his former retirement, faked death, and getting framed for stealing the president's rubies.

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Pratt's Parks and Recreation co-star Nick Offerman later took to Twitter to throw his support behind Macklin's candidacy as a potential FBI Director.

"You thought he was dead? So did the president's enemies. MACKLIN," Offerman wrote, along with an American flag emoji

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