30 Rock Episodes

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30 Rock Season 5 episodes

Respawn Season 5, Episode 23

In the Season 5 finale, the "TGS" crew anticipate their summer vacation. Liz lands in the Hamptons for some rest and relaxation, but she gets the summertime blues when Tracy moves in next door. Elsewhere, a lonely Jack latches onto Kenneth for company; and Jenna's new job impacts her relationship with Paul (Will Forte). read more

Everything Sunny All the Time Always Season 5, Episode 22

Liz tries to turn her personal life from drab to fab by revamping her dream apartment. Meanwhile, Avery is held hostage, and Tracy discovers that Kenneth, Dot Com and Grizz have forged a solid bond while he was away. read more

100 Season 5, Episode 21

Conclusion. With their show targeted for cancellation, the "TGS" crew desperately scramble to mount a top-notch production for their 100th episode. Meanwhile, Jack reconsiders a vital decision in his life, and Jenna mulls over motherhood. read more

100 Season 5, Episode 20

Part 1 of 2. Chaos builds when bigwig Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) marks "TGS" for cancellation, yet Jack persuades him to let the staffers stage the show's 100th episode. read more

I Heart Connecticut Season 5, Episode 19

As cancellation looms for "TGS," Liz snoops with Kenneth to find a missing Tracy. Meanwhile, Jack works his magic to ensure the financial success of Jenna's newest endeavor; and an emasculated Pete organizes a manly contest for the writers and crew. read more

Plan B Season 5, Episode 18

"TGS" is forced into hiatus, spurring the show's staffers to seek backup jobs. Meanwhile, Jack tries to rescue a cable network by forging an unlikely alliance with his archenemy, Devin Banks (Will Arnett). Aaron Sorkin guest stars. read more

Queen of Jordan Season 5, Episode 17

Angie's reality show visits "TGS," resulting in a red-faced situation for Jack, Jenna pining for attention, and Liz leading a scheme to lure Tracy back from Africa. Meanwhile, Frank reconnects with a lost love. Susan Sarandon guest stars. read more

TGS Hates Women Season 5, Episode 16

Liz hires a new female writer after a blog declares "TGS" misogynistic. Meanwhile, Jack plots his takeover of Kabletown by zeroing in on his main competition---the CEO's granddaughter. read more

It's Never Too Late for Now Season 5, Episode 15

Jenna tries to help a lovelorn Liz rebound from a broken relationship. Elsewhere, sleep deprivation impacts new father Jack, who begins to lose his business savvy and negotiating prowess; and Pete and Frank form a rock band. read more

Double-Edged Sword Season 5, Episode 14

Jack and a very pregnant Avery take a romantic break in Canada. When Avery goes into labor, the power couple desperately scramble to not give birth to a Canadian. Meanwhile, Liz's getaway with Carol (Matt Damon) gets grounded, literally, when their plane collects dust on the tarmac. And Tracy is an EGOT winner, but with that comes overwhelming demands. read more

¡Que Sorpresa! Season 5, Episode 13

As Jack tries to cozy up to the owner of Kabletown, Liz fakes being pregnant to help Avery gain advantage over a competitive colleague (Vanessa Minnillo). Elsewhere, Tracy and Jenna clash when trying to share a gift from their new bosses. read more

Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning Season 5, Episode 12

A reality TV series trails Tracy, which Liz tries to exploit for her own gain. Jack does his own exploiting: He attempts to make a fast buck off natural-disaster telethons. And Lutz sets out to increase his worth in the event of an apocalypse. read more

Mrs. Donaghy Season 5, Episode 11

Budget cuts at the company impact the "TGS" gang. Elsewhere, Liz's New Year's resolution adds a potential snarl to Jack's wedding; Jenna and Danny share a dressing room; and a health scare hits Tracy. read more

Christmas Attack Zone Season 5, Episode 10

Liz and Avery try to persuade Jack to disclose two secrets he's been hiding from his mother, who visits for the holidays. Then, Liz tries to repair Jenna's relationship with Paul (Will Forte); and Tracy tries to block his film's release because it undermines his newly invented serious persona. Alan Alda and Elizabeth Banks also guest star. read more

Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish Season 5, Episode 9

When Liz worries that her relationship with Carol is fizzling, Jack suggests that she consult a therapist, but she reaches out to Kenneth instead. Elsewhere, Jenna and Paul (Will Forte) celebrate an anniversary; and Tracy tries to lure Jack into investing in his son's theme restaurant. read more

College Season 5, Episode 8

When GE's microwave sales heat up without his involvement, Jack tries to find defects in their new design. Meanwhile, a lottery creates havoc, and the writers discover that Jack has lent his virile voice to an online dictionary's pronunciation guide. read more

Brooklyn Without Limits Season 5, Episode 7

Jack rocks the vote, manipulating a congressional election to help a particular candidate (John Slattery), thereby leveraging advantage for the network. Meanwhile, a perfect pair of new jeans gives Liz confidence; Tracy organizes a Golden Globe event with Jenna's help. read more

Gentleman's Intermission Season 5, Episode 6

Jack works to set relationship boundaries with Liz to placate Avery. Meanwhile, Liz tends to her visiting father (Buck Henry), who's mired in a life crisis. And Tracy views his own video obituary, then sets out to reinvent himself. Not to be outdone, Jenna produces her own video obit. read more

Reaganing Season 5, Episode 5

Jack basks in a perfect day brimming with success and good fortune, so he tries to use his winning streak to save Liz and Carol's relationship. Meanwhile, Jenna and Kenneth enlist the services of one Kelsey Grammer (appearing as himself); and Tracy works on a commercial. read more

Live Show Season 5, Episode 4

Liz fumes during show night when the "TGS" gang all forget that it's her 40th birthday. Meanwhile, Tracy concludes that it's hilarious whenever an actor breaks character and laughs, so he does just that---all night. And Jack strains in his efforts to cease drinking during Avery's pregnancy. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Matt Damon guest star. The episode was originally broadcast live. read more

Let's Stay Together Season 5, Episode 3

Jack goes before Congress, hoping to use his wiles and charm in a discussion of NBC's merger with KableTown. When a congresswoman (Queen Latifah) pushes for more diversity in the programming, Jack turns to Tracy to develop ideas. Meanwhile, Liz butts heads with her writing staff; and Jenna supports Kenneth's return to the page program. Rob Reiner guest stars. read more

When It Rains, It Pours Season 5, Episode 2

Liz is stunned to discover she's now turning men's heads and uses her newfound confidence to win over a fastidious editor (Paul Giamatti). Meanwhile, Jack is determined to teach Avery's unborn son the ropes of life; Tracy gears up for his wife's delivery; and an enigmatic man takes on Kenneth's page duties. Elizabeth Banks, Brian Williams and Kelly O'Donnell guest star. read more

The Fabian Strategy Season 5, Episode 1

Season 5 opens with Jack interfering with Liz's blooming romance with Carol (Matt Damon) in an effort to help her finally win a man's heart. There's give-and-take in Jack's own love life when Avery revamps his apartment. Meanwhile, Tracy copes with Kenneth's termination as NBC page, and Jenna emerges as a new "TGS" producer. read more

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Premiered: October 11, 2006, on NBC
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