[30] She is (supposedly) English, claiming to suffer from vertigo and something called "avian bone syndrome" allegedly having "hollow bones" (which requires that no one touch her due to her supposed fragility). He detests the stereotypical aspects of black culture he believes are embodied by Tracy Jordan, and he serves as a foil to Tracy, who finds him pretentious. [94] The Associated Press wrote that NBC's "Thursday night comedy block—made up of My Name Is Earl, The Office, Scrubs, and 30 Rock—is consistently the best night of prime time viewing for any network. His name is a play on Floyd the Barber, a regular character on The Andy Griffith Show. Hazel Wassername, aka Richard Drench (Kristen Schaal) replaces Kenneth Parcell as an NBC page when he is promoted to Standards and Practice in season six. I understand now that 'intent' is not a free pass for white people to use these images. Her appearance in "Idiots Are People Three!" However, Liz finds out that Pete and Paula are having an "affair" where they sneak around and use her apartment for trysts that include silk scarves and Pop-Tarts; Pete tells her that he and his wife got pregnant almost immediately after they began dating and have never had an exciting romantic/sexual life because of that, so they have found this way to spark their marriage. As of Season 7, he and Liz are actively trying to have a child. Kenneth acts as Tracy Jordan's personal assistant (for instance, getting Tracy nachos from Yankee Stadium); he is a member of Tracy's entourage and becomes close to Tracy, Grizz, and Dot Com. 03:07. A May 2006 press release mentioned that sketches from The Girlie Show would be made available in their entirety on NBC's broadband website, DotComedy.com. Ilimitado grátis 30 Rock Cast música - Clique para tocar Midnight Train To Georgia, Muffin Top e o que mais você desejar! Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a … Frank pursues women frequently, usually older, psychologically damaged, or physically unattractive women he considers "low-hanging fruit," though it is hinted in the episode "Jackie Jormp-Jomp" that he and Cerie had a secret relationship. Appears In: "TGS Hates Women", "Standards and Practices", "Game Over". While nursing Colleen, Elisa begins a romantic relationship with Jack. She has been seen putting pocket watches and toy race cars in her mouth and eating flowers. Forte had previously appeared in 30 Rock as Tomas, a servant of Prince Gerhardt, in the season one episode "Black Tie". In "Game Over" Lenny goes undercover at Kaylee Hooper's high school as a female drama teacher, Jan Foster, discovers that he prefers being Jan to being Lenny, and gets engaged to a female math teacher. Club,[93] The Boston Globe,[94] the Chicago Sun-Times,[94] Entertainment Weekly,[94] the Los Angeles Times,[94] the Miami Herald,[94] People Weekly,[94] and TV Guide. Mr. Jenna Maroney, formerly known as Paul L'astnamé (Will Forte), is Jenna's boyfriend and later husband. He makes his final appearance in "There's No I in America", when he asks Liz to help him from getting deported back to Canada, but Liz ignores his problem. [104] The show also received various other guild award nominations during its first season[105][106] and the Peabody Award. In "Larry King", Jack proposes to Elisa. The character's name was inspired by series writer Robert Carlock.[8]. Liz sees what she thinks is still Criss' van on a TV news report on the robbery, and thinking that Criss stole the money, tells him she will go to prison in his place. Four years later, a case of "the yips" led him to botch his chance at making the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She later performed "Ave Maria"[a] as a trumpet solo. In 2005, Jack Donaghy had signed a contract with Subhas' rival Indian janitor, Khonani, to take over the 11:30 p.m. janitorial shift from Subhas in five years' time. [85] Metacritic gave the pilot episode a Metascore—a weighted average based on the impressions of a select thirty-one critical reviews—of 67 out of 100. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) NMR reported that 30 Rock adds nearly 7.5% to its total audience every week as a result of viewers who use a DVR to record the show and then watch it within a week of its initial airing. In "The Moms", Liz reveals that Astronaut Mike Dexter is also (secretly) king of Monaco. [2], Tina Fey worked with Jen McNamara and Adam Bernstein for the casting of the series. Angie Jordan (Sherri Shepherd [Sharon Wilkins in "Jack the Writer"]) is Tracy Jordan's wife. [96], At the end of 2009, Newsweek magazine ranked 30 Rock as the best comedy on TV in the past decade,[97] and at the end of 2010, Metacritic reported that the show ranked 12th place in their list of collected Television Critic Top Ten Lists. Season five focuses on Liz Lemon's continuing relationship with Carol Burnett (Matt Damon), Jack's start into fatherhood with fiancée Avery Jessup (Elizabeth Banks), struggling with the merger of NBCUniversal with Kabletown, Tracy's foray into getting an EGOT, and Kenneth's attempt to get back to NBC. Appears In: "Somebody to Love", "Secrets and Lies", Episode 210, "Cooter". The following characters have (at some point during the show) been Jack's girlfriend, wife or fiancée. She also lacks certain social skills and is a stress eater, particularly ingesting junk food. Liz had a relationship with him that ended prior to the series, and she briefly resumes a relationship with him only to break it off after discovering that he has been featured on To Catch a Predator. Appears In: "The C Word", "Corporate Crush", "Jack Gets in the Game", "Succession", "Sandwich Day", "Reunion", "Larry King". The star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock, Tituss Burgess, will play the role of … Cerie Xerox (Katrina Bowden) is Liz's young, beautiful, laid-back assistant. The pilot episode generated 8.13 million viewers,[141] the series' highest ratings until that of its third-season premiere which garnered 8.5 million viewers. He is an Indian immigrant and is married to Ann Curry. Moreover, she's a limited protagonist, which is problematic. Milton is overjoyed and announces that he is in need of a kidney to survive. [35] Liz mentions that he served at Pearl Harbor, although it is quickly revealed that this was during the Korean War. This is also the season where the show made Primetime Emmy Award history, being nominated for 22 awards. McBrayer is an old friend of Fey's (they worked together at Second City in Chicago), and she "really wanted him for that part and was very happy when no one objected".[47]. ", "Idiots Are People Three! ", Jenna sees nothing but beautiful 20-something women and is approached by Cerie's look-alike who addresses her as "Ma'am" and asks if she needs a wheelchair to baggage claim. The episodes that were removed are the third season episode "Believe In The Stars" and the fifth season episode "Christmas Attack Zone," both of which featured Jane Krakowski's character, Jenna, in blackface; the sixth season episode "Live from Studio 6H", which featured Jon Hamm in blackface; and the east coast version fifth season episode "Live Show." The two soon began a physical affair and, unbeknownst to Milton, conceived Jack Donaghy. Geiss is cryogenically frozen in carbonite in an Episcopal service. [13][14] A recurring character during the first two seasons, he is credited as a series regular in seasons three and four. [43], Despite rarely having a good thing to say about anyone, Colleen takes an instant liking to Liz, mistaking her for Jack's actual fiancée, Phoebe, and being visibly disappointed when Jack insists he and Liz are not engaged. However, she leaves the entourage in anger after Tracy begins to act like an overprotective father. [154] Fey said, "it's just bad luck for me that in my first attempt at prime time I'm going up against the most powerful writer on television. He and Len Wozniak narrow his possible fathers down to three men whom Jack lures to Manhattan under false pretences in "Mamma Mia". And ours has the tougher task, as a comedy, because if it's not funny, that's it. While attempting to infiltrate the pages union by seducing Kenneth, Wosniak affixes a blond wig in order to assume the persona of the "nympho-coed Charlene LaRue"- the attempt ultimately fails as Kenneth was "impervious" to Mrs. LaRue's charms. Richmond wrote the theme music, which was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music. In the episode "100", it is revealed that his ancestors were kicked out of Ireland, then kicked out of America, sent back to Ireland, then set adrift on a log. Floyd's first appearance is when he accidentally sends flowers to Liz for Valentine's Day, which he actually intended to send to his girlfriend, Liz Lemler. [70] Jon Hamm played Liz's love interest and neighbor for several episodes. In "Nothing Left to Lose", Jack is shocked to find out that Pete's only ambition is to remain in his current job. 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