Following yesterday's update of Lucy guest starring on Parks and Recreation which appeared in the print version of USA Today 15 August 2012,

Xena and Ron Swanson? Lucy Lawless, who portrayed the iconic warrior princess Xena, will play a potential love interest for Ron (Nick Offerman) on NBC's Parks and Recreation this fall. Lawless, who is also a star of Starz's Spartacus series, will appear in two episodes beginning Oct. 4. She will play Diane, a single mother who meets Ron and Andy (Chris Pratt) when they are assigned to help her with a small problem in her neighborhood.

Lucy has tweeted about working on the show