30 Rock - Episode Guide

Season 1


Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2006

Liz Lemon is called upstairs to meet the new network exec, Jack Donaghy, who instructs her to hire movie star Tracy Jordan to draw a young male audience to 'The Girlie Show'.

The Aftermath

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2006

The crew of The Girlie Show is skeptical of having Tracy Jordan join the cast, especially when the show is retitled 'TGS Tracy Jordan'. Feeling everybody blames them, Liz and Tracy decide to throw a party on a yacht.

Blind Date

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2006


Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Nov 16, 2006

Black Tie

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2007

Hard Ball

Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2007


Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2007


Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2007


Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2007

Season 2

Rosemary's Baby

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2007

When Liz meets her idol, Rosemary Howard, she invites her to be a guest writer on the show.


Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2007


Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2007

Secrets and Lies

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2007

C.C. wants to go public with her love for Jack, while Liz works at appeasing both Tracy and Jenna.


Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Dec 13, 2007

The cast and writers of TGS prepare their annual Ludachristmas party in the writer's room.

MILF Island

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2008

Just as "MILF Island" takes off, Jack suffers a setback when somebody runs a terrible quote in the New York Post calling him a "Grade-A Moron".


Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Apr 24, 2008

Liz is shocked when Jack is promoted and names her his successor.


Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: May 8, 2008

Jack hates his new job in Washington while back in New York, Liz deals with a pregnancy scare.

Season 3


Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Oct 30, 2008


Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Dec 4, 2008

Flu Shot

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2009

Larry King

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2009

The Bubble

Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2009


Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Apr 9, 2009

The Ones

Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Apr 23, 2009

Mama Mia

Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: May 7, 2009

Season 4

Season 4

Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Oct 15, 2009

Jack informs Liz that it's time for TGS to start appealing to middle America, and wants her to search for a new cast member.

Into the Crevasse

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Oct 22, 2009

Liz's book finally hits the stores, but she faces the wrath of Tracy when he finds out just how much he influenced what Liz wrote.

Stone Mountain

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 29, 2009

Liz and Jack travel south to find their next great TGS talent.

Audition Day

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2009

It's audition day at TGS and the cast and crew each have want their favorites chosen.

The Problem Solvers

Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2009

While the TGS crew await the arrival of their new cast member, Liz gets an offer of a lifetime.

Sun Tea

Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2009

It's green week and Kenneth does his part, with the help of Al Gore.

Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Dec 3, 2009

Production begins on Liz's new talk show, Dealbreakers, and she realizes what it's like to walk in Jenna's shoes.

Secret Santa

Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2009

Jack takes a trip down memory lane when his high school crush resurfaces in his life.

Klaus and Greta

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2010

Jenna enters in a fake relationship with James Franco while Jack tries to gain access to a drunken voicemail he left Nancy.

Black Light Attack!

Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2010

Danny reveals to Jack he's having secret make-out sessions with a TGS writer; Jenna auditions for Gossip Girl.

Winter Madness

Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2010

To boost morale at TGS, Liz and Jack take the gang up North for a work field trip.


Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2010

Jenna's estranged mother comes into town and Jenna turns to Jack for advice on how to deal with her.

Anna Howard Shaw Day

Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2010

Liz schedules her root canal on Valentine's Day, but has a hard time finding somebody to drive her home.

Future Husband

Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2010

Liz sets out to find the identity of a mystery number in her phone labeled "Future Husband."

Don Geiss, America and Hope

Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Mar 18, 2010

Jack struggles to find his new place in the business after hearing of the Kabletown buy out and Liz continues to wonder if Wesley is the "one."


Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Mar 25, 2010

Revenge is in the air when Liz discovers an engaged Floyd is back in town to compete for a dream wedding on "The Today Show".

Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter

Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Apr 22, 2010

Jack is torn between Nancy and Avery while Jenna offers to be Liz's wingman.


Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Apr 22, 2010

Determined to show her staff she knows how to cut loose, Liz offers to throw a bridal shower for Cerie.


Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2010

Liz steps in when Tracy and Dotcom argue over who will be Grizz's best man.

The Moms

Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: May 6, 2010

Liz sets out to reunite her mother with her one true love, Buzz Aldrin.

I Do Do

Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: May 20, 2010

Liz finally meets her soul mate, just as Jack is forced to finally decide between Avery and Nancy.

Season 5

The Fabian Strategy

Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2010

Liz's boyfriend Carol comes to town, ready to take their relationship to the next level.

When It Rains, It Pours

Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2010

Liz turns on the charm to win over a TGS editor; Jack and Avery find out the gender of their baby.

Let's Stay Together

Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2010

Jack heads to Washington D.C. to speak on behalf of the NBC and Kabletown merger, and faces obstacles from a Rhode Island Congresswoman.

Live Show

Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2010


Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2010

Jack is on a winning streak and sets his sights on fixing Liz's relationship with Carol.

Gentleman's Intermission

Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2010

Avery makes Jack set up some boundaries when it comes to his friendship with Liz.


Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2010

Liz tries to buy her way to popularity after she wins the TGS crew's lottery.

Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2010

Liz begins to worry about her relationship and Jack advises her that it's time to seek a therapist.

Christmas Attack Zone

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Dec 9, 2010

Avery and Liz push Jack to unveil two giant secrets to his mother during her holiday visit.

Mrs. Donaghy

Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2011

Liz's New Year's resolutions cause trouble for Jack and Avery's wedding plans.

¡Qué Sorpresa!

Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2011

Jack does his best to impress the KableTown executives.

Double-Edged Sword

Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 10, 2011

Both Liz's and Jack's romantic getaways with their significant others turn into nightmares.

It's Never Too Late for Now

Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Feb 17, 2011

The TGS gang tries to stop Liz's descent into spinsterhood while Frank and Pete start a band.

TGS Hates Women

Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2011

Liz hires a female writer in order to prove that TGS isn't sexist. Jack hatches a plot to manipulate his way to the top of KableTown.

Queen of Jordan

Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2011

Jack and Liz try to manipulate Angie into getting Tracy to return to TGS, while the "Queen of Jordan" cameras bring Jack some embarrassment.

Plan B

Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Mar 24, 2011

With TGS on hiatus, the crew looks for other jobs. Meanwhile, Jack tries to salvage his cable network by enlisting the help of his arch nemesis.

I Heart Connecticut

Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2011

Liz and Ken go on a quest to find Tracy in New York, while Jenna and Jack work to get a horror film made by whatever means necessary.

100: Part 1

Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2011

When Hank Hooper marks "TGS" for cancellation, Jack persuades him to let Liz and the crew try to change his mind by staging the show's 100th episode.

100: Part 2

Episode: 5x21 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2011

When Hank Hooper marks "TGS" for cancellation, Jack persuades him to let Liz and the crew try to change his mind by staging the show's 100th episode.


Episode: 5x23 | Airdate: May 5, 2011

Liz's attempt to get some R&R over vacation is spoiled by Tracy, a lonely Jack turns to Kenneth for company.

Season 6

Dance Like Nobody's Watching

Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2012

Liz finds a new happiness; Jenna finds a popular new gig humiliating children on NBC's "America's Kidz Got Singing."

Idiots Are People Two!

Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2012

Liz strives to keep her boyfriend under wraps while a rant from Tracy unleashes a publicity nightmare.

Idiots Are People Three!

Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2012

Devon Banks returns to torment Jack while Tracy escalates his protest with Liz and Jenna call in a favor to solve a pesky Pete problem.

The Ballad of Kenneth Parcell

Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2012

Jenna, Liz, Jack and Tracy all get a new appreciation for the meaning of friendship.

Today You Are a Man

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2012

Jack and Liz battle over her employment contract; Kenneth bolts from TGS for a new page assignment; Jenna and Tracy start moonlighting.

Hey, Baby, What's Wrong: Part 1

Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2012

On Valentine's Day, Liz and Criss brave a trip to Ikea; Avery's mother and Jack have a dalliance.

Hey, Baby, What's Wrong: Part 2

Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2012

On Valentine's Day, Liz and Criss brave a trip to Ikea; Avery's mother and Jack have a dalliance.

The Tuxedo Begins

Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2012

Liz discovers she must break social rules to achieve her goals; a mugging forces Jack to fight for rich people's rights.

Leap Day

Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2012

The spirit of Leap Day overtakes TGS, with lessons for everyone.

Standards and Practises

Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2012

Kenneth puts new restrictions on TGS programming, while Jack meets his nemesis.

St. Patrick's Day

Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Mar 15, 2012

St. Patrick's Day isn't complete without ex-boyfriends, strategic board games and big green Hulk gloves.


Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2012

Liz mentors Hazel in the ways of show business.

Kidnapped by Danger

Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2012

Diana, Avery's mother, arrives to oversee the film of her daughter's life.

The Shower Principle

Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2012

Liz's life and Jack's inspiration are stagnant.

Nothing Left to Lose

Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2012

A regained sense of smell conjures powerful emotions for Tracy.

Meet the Woggels

Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Apr 12, 2012

Jack's mother ruins his couch factory opening, while Jenna crosses another sexual adventure off her list and Tracy solves a crisis with his son.

Murphy Brown Lied to Us

Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2012

Jack sets Liz up on a date while Jenna stages a public meltdown to win back Paul.

Live from Studio 6H

Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2012

When Jack tries to shut down live production of TGS, Kenneth teaches them all the lessons of live TV.

The Return of Avery Jessup

Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: May 10, 2012

Avery returns from North Korea with a stranger in tow; Liz and Criss struggle with their gender roles.

Season 7

The Beginning of the End

Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2012

Liz discovers Jack's plan to ruin the network, while Hazel hatches an evil plan of her own and Jenna conscripts Liz into being her maid of honor.

Governor Dunston

Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2012

Liz must balance her new professional success with her love life, all while helping Jack bring down NBC.

Stride of Pride

Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2012

Jack takes his dating game up a notch, while Liz clashes with Tracy over an offensive tweet.


Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2012

Jack and Liz go head to head as the political race heats up.

There's No I in America

Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Oct 31, 2012

Realizing that Jenna could decide the Presidential election, Liz and Jack stage a debate to win her support and her followers.

Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy

Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2012

As Hazel schemes to become a TGS star, Jack and Tracy spar over Tracy's latest movie.

Mazel Tov, Dummies!

Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2012

Ready to adopt a baby, Liz and Criss try to plan a simple wedding... until things spin out of control.

My Whole Life Is Thunder

Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2012

As Jenna exacts revenge on Liz for her surprise wedding, Jack struggles once again to please his mother.

Game Over

Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2013

Jack spars with Kaylie Hooper over ultimate control of NBC.


Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2013

As Jack and Liz travel to Florida to wrap up his late mother's affairs, Jenna and Tracy take over TGS.

A Goon's Deed in a Weary World

Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2013

As Liz and Criss' new children arrive, Jack seeks a new head of NBC and TGS teeters on the edge.


Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2013

Liz rallies the team to produce one final farewell production.

Last Lunch

Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2013

Liz rallies the team to produce one final farewell production.