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30 Rock

30 Rock is a comedy about "TGS with Tracy Jordan" a sketch show (based on Saturday Night Live) run out of 30 Rockefeller Centre in New York. Head writer Liz Lemon has to deal with temperamental stars Tracy Jordan and Jenna Maroney while also appeasing her boss Jack Donaghy. NBC 2006-???

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Season 4

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1 Season 4 Jack says the key to GE surviving the economic dow...
Jack says the key to GE surviving the economic downturn is to appeal to Middle America. He tells Kenneth that he can’t pay the Page’s overtime and orders Liz to hire a new cast member. Tracy tries to reconnect with the common man while Jenna “goes country.” Liz and Pete try not to arouse suspicion as they search for a new cast member. Kenneth sees Jack’s paycheque and wants him to admit that he is a liar. Jack refuses so the Page’s go on strike.
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2 Into the Crevasse Jack is forced to go to Washington to attend Gover...
Jack is forced to go to Washington to attend Government bailout hearings. Devin Banks is the taskforce chairman and is thrilled to see GE struggling. Rather than lose his job Jack convinces Devin to offer him government bailout money. Meanwhile all the men at NBC are angry with Liz when her “Dealbreaker” book comes out. Tracy moves in with her when his wife kicks him out. Jenna tries to punish Liz for hiring a new cast member by heading to Iceland to shoot a werewolf movie.
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3 Stone Mountain Jack and Liz head to Stone Mountain, Georgia to lo...
Jack and Liz head to Stone Mountain, Georgia to look for a new comedian to join TGS. Jack wants to find someone who will appeal to ordinary decent Americans. He wants to hire a ventriloquist and Liz is determined to stop him. Tracy learns about the idea that celebrities die in threes and fears for his life. Jenna strikes a deal with Frank, Toopher and Lutz, she will let them come to gay Halloween and they promise to take care of her when the new cast member arrives.
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4 Audition Day Liz and Pete have found the actor they want to hir...
Liz and Pete have found the actor they want to hire, Jayden Tyler. The Hornberger system is a sure fire way of presenting other actors who Jack will hate to ensure that Jayden gets hired. But Liz feels bad about rejecting people and ends up opening the floodgates to many more wannabe actors. Jenna insists that Jayden is crazy and is proven right. Meanwhile Jack has bed bugs and learns a lesson about humanity when no one wants to go near him. He ends up hiring a street performer who was kind to him.
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5 The Problem Solvers Jack offers to make a Deal Breakers TV show starri...
Jack offers to make a Deal Breakers TV show starring Liz. She accepts but soon decides to explore her options after Tracy and Jenna advise her to. Tracy and Jenna are so pleased with themselves that they call themselves “The Problem Solvers.” The new actor Jack Baker struggles to find out what to do to succeed and annoys Kenneth by not asking for his services. Jack turns hard on Liz and invites Padma Lakshmi to host the show instead. In the end Jack and Liz realise they don’t want to work with anyone else.
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6 Sun Tea Liz’ apartment complex increase her rent so she ...
Liz’ apartment complex increase her rent so she looks to buy. But in order to make room for a theoretical family, she wants to buy the apartment upstairs. The resident Brian wants to stay and assumes that she is in the same position as him. So she moves in with him and tries to drive him out using tactics which Jenna and Tracy suggest. Meanwhile Jack and Tracy decide they don’t want children and set up an appointment to get vasectomies. It’s also Green Week at NBC and Kenneth encourages everyone to help them cut their Carbon use by five per cent.
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7 Dealbreakers Talk Show No. 0001 Liz begins to fall apart under the stress of hosti...
Liz begins to fall apart under the stress of hosting her own show. Jack tries all he can to help her, partly because Devin Banks is putting pressure on him about the shows profitability. Meanwhile Tracy tries to convince Angie to have a daughter with him but gets distracted by a new necklace.
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8 Secret Santa Liz and Jack agree to exchange gifts but Jack is p...
Liz and Jack agree to exchange gifts but Jack is preoccupied when his old high school crush comes to town. Frank, Toopher and Lutz try to get out of Kenneth’s complex version of Secret Santa by pretending to be Verdukians.
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9 Klaus and Greta Jack got wasted on New Years and called Nancy. He ...
Jack got wasted on New Years and called Nancy. He and Kenneth break into her house to erase the message but then discover that Nancy’s marriage has broken down. On her holiday Liz outed her cousin Randy and he now comes to stay with her. Tracy has got Angie pregnant and his attitude toward women has begun to change. Finally Jenna met James Franco’s agent and enters into a fake relationship with him.
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10 Black Light Attack! Tracy invites Sue the writer into the entourage an...
Tracy invites Sue the writer into the entourage and becomes protective of her. Jenna has to try ageing gracefully when offered the part of a mother on Gossip Girl. Jack is happy to finally have a man’s man in Danny to hang out with but is disgusted to learn that he is hooking up with Liz.
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11 Winter Madness The TGS staff are all in foul moods because of the...
The TGS staff are all in foul moods because of the January cold. Pete suggests they take the show on location to Florida in order to perk everyone up. But Jack wants to see Nancy and so changes the location to Boston. This makes everyone else even more miserable and so Liz invents a fake NBC executive that she can blame all their grievances on. Tracy begins arguing with a tour guide playing John Hancock. Nancy is resistant to change but Jack makes his feelings clear.
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12 Verna Jenna’s mother Verna comes to visit and Jack is ...
Jenna’s mother Verna comes to visit and Jack is convinced that she is just like Colleen. Verna wins back Jenna’s affection but then pitches a reality show to Jack. Meanwhile Frank stays at Liz’ place after a fire in his apartment. She suggests he gives up smoking while she stops eating junk food. Pete says they all need a release and warns Liz of the dangers of cutting hers off with predictably gross results.
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13 Anna Howard Shaw Day It’s Valentines Day and everyone has plans. Liz ...
It’s Valentines Day and everyone has plans. Liz decides to avoid the loneliness by scheduling her route canal surgery then. But when she realises that she needs someone to pick her up afterwards she finds she has no options. Jack is looking for some easy action but instead develops an attraction to Avery Jessop a CNBC news woman. Jenna is upset to discover her stalker has moved on.
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14 Future Husband NBC is being sold to Kable Town and Jack is out of...
NBC is being sold to Kable Town and Jack is out of the loop. He soon discovers that Don Geiss has passed away and he is now the protégé of a dead man. Avery helps him out by floating the rumour that Kable Town want him to remain in charge of NBC. Meanwhile Liz finds the name "Future Husband" in her phone and realises she met someone while recovering from root canal surgery. She tracks down Wesley but they don't get on at all. Kenneth tried to prove to her that things always work out for the best and when Wesley arrives to return his wallet she agrees to go out with him again. Tracy puts on a one-man show to get a Tony award for his EGOT ambition. When he realises that he has to do the same show eight times to be eligible Jenna steps in to give him acting lessons.
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15 Don Geiss, America and Hope Jack wants to know all about Kable Town's corporat...
Jack wants to know all about Kable Town's corporate structure so that he can fit in and thrive. But he loses hope when he realises that they don't innovate or create new products but instead rely on pay per view porn for their income. When he buries Don Geiss though he suddenly has an idea on how to innovate. Meanwhile Liz and Wesley continue to run into one another and he suggests that fate is advising them to settle for one another. Tracy's former nanny writes a tell-all book which reveals his fidelity and it threatens to ruin his image.
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16 Floyd Floyd is back in New York and Liz is excited. Unti...
Floyd is back in New York and Liz is excited. Until that is she finds out he is back to get married. She ends up accidentally getting him drunk and he goes on a bender. She tries to make it up to them and agrees to be in the wedding party. Jack and Danny team up to get back at the Pranksmen for writing a mock press piece about Danny. Tracy and Jenna end up having sex dreams about Kenneth after being forced to listen to his interminable stories all day.
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17 Lee Marvin v Derek Jeter Jack is happy with Avery until Nancy returns (now ...
Jack is happy with Avery until Nancy returns (now divorced) and he is torn between the two of them. Liz is attending lots of singles events but her bitterness is dragging her down. Twofer realises he is the beneficiary of affirmative action and quits.
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18 Khonani Jack settles in to choose between Avery and Nancy ...
Jack settles in to choose between Avery and Nancy but can't come to a decision. When two janitors have a dispute he decides to distract himself by stepping in and fixing it. Liz is upset when she finds out that her employees go out drinking without her. Tracy keeps avoiding helping his wife while she is pregnant and tries to get Kenneth to do it for him. But eventually he works out a way to force himself to stay at home; he puts on an electric dog collar.
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19 Argus Don Geiss leaves Jack his peacock Argus in his wil...
Don Geiss leaves Jack his peacock Argus in his will. Jack becomes convinced that Don's spirit resides in the bird and asks Kenneth to tend to him. Grizz wants Dot Com to be his best man but Tracy tries to stop that because Dot Com is in love with Grizz' fiancé. Jenna's new boyfriend Paul turns out to be a Jenna impersonator, but somehow the relationship works.
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20 The Moms For the Mother's Day edition of TGS all the crew's...
For the Mother's Day edition of TGS all the crew's moms come to town including Colleen. She has figured out that Jack is seeing two women and asks him to choose. The other moms round on Liz for holding out for the one and advise her to settle. When she finds out that her mom dated Buzz Aldrin she goes to meet him to see what her mom missed out on. Meanwhile Tracy gets an actress to play his mom and Jenna has more issues with Verna.
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21 Emanuelle Goes To Dinosaur Land (1) Liz revisits ex-boyfriends in search of a love she...
Liz revisits ex-boyfriends in search of a love she passed over and a date to Floyd's wedding. She can only find Wesley who correctly gambles that he is her best bet. Meanwhile Jack has no time to choose between Avery and Nancy because the latter surprises him and spends the weekend. They sleep together and he takes her to Floyd's wedding in order to tell her the truth in a setting in which she won't leave. Tracy wants to take a role in the latest Garfield movie but Dot Com suggests he take on a serious role instead.
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22 I Do Do Liz stalls the wedding while Jack agrees to make i...
Liz stalls the wedding while Jack agrees to make it work with Nancy. Kenneth is offered a job in LA as head of the page programme but doesn't want to go. Tracy advises him to do a half assed job but he gets fired instead. Liz meets a pilot called Carol (Matt Damon) and realises she doesn't need to settle for Wesley.
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