'Parks and Recreation' Actor Jim O'Heir Stars in Fyre Fest Spoof & 'Takes One for the Team' at 2019 Spirit Awards

Jim O'Heir FYRE documentary parody
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Jim O'Heir in a FYRE documentary parody for the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards took place on Saturday, and host Aubrey Plaza needed some extra help to make the awards show a success. Fortunately, her Parks and Recreation co-star Jim O'Heir (Jerry) was willing to take one for the team to make it happen.

In a hilarious parody video of Netflix's Fyre documentary, O'Heir re-created Andy King's infamous scene that involved him performing oral sex and taking one for the team in order to secure a large quantity of Evian water for the Fyre Festival. Hundreds of memes later, King became Fyre's unexpected star, and now the event producer says he’s been offered his own show.

“I had three TV show offers this week, from notable networks," King told Vanity Fair.

In a similar situation, O'Heir was called upon by show host Aubrey Plaza to save the show from crisis due to all of the water budget being spent on flying out John Waters. As a result, there was no money left over for actual water, and Plaza asked O'Heir if he could take one for the team and blow a guy at Costco to secure the pallets of water necessary for the stars of independent cinema.

"'Will you save this awards show and suck his dick?' So I go home, I took a shower, I used mouthwash -- in advance for some reason -- and I went there fully prepared to suck his dick," O'Heir said in the spoof. “And I did! Because that's what friends are for.”

Hopefully, he gets a TV deal too.

Watch Jim O'Heir star in the Fyre documentary parody below.

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