- Director:Morgan Sackett
- Writer:Greg Daniels,Michael Schur
- Cast:Amy Poehler,Aziz Ansari,Nick Offerman
|Episode cast overview, first billed only:|
|Amy Poehler||-||Leslie Knope|
|Aziz Ansari||-||Tom Haverford (credit only)|
|Nick Offerman||-||Ron Swanson|
|Aubrey Plaza||-||April Ludgate|
|Chris Pratt||-||Andy Dwyer|
|Adam Scott||-||Ben Wyatt|
|Jim O'Heir||-||Jerry Gergich|
|Billy Eichner||-||Craig Middlebrooks|
|Bob Bancroft||-||Frank Mann|
|Michael Shoemaker||-||Randy Steptaszkji (as Mike Shoemaker)|
|Liz Femi||-||Alyssa Shanes|
|Matt Offerman||-||Don Swanson|
|Michael Strassner||-||Vaughn Swanson (as Michael David Strassner)|
Matt Offerman, Nick Offerman's brother, play Ron's brother in this episode.
The title "Ms. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington" is a take on the season 5 opener "Ms. Knope Goes to Washington," which itself is a play on the film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939).
This is one of only three episodes in the entire series where Aziz Ansari doesn't appear.
This episode takes place in 2017 when April and Leslie meet with Senator Boxer. However, Senator Boxer retired in 2016.
Ben mentions in the cold open a 2017 Twin Peaks reboot, perhaps referring to the 2016 Twin Peaks revival