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Making Jane Krakowski look stunning is not difficult. Making the men of "30 Rock" look funny is.

Costume designer Tom Broecker, who has been with "30 Rock" since the beginning, succeeds.

Among the more challenging actors for whom to find clothes that fit are Tracy's (Tracy Morgan) buddies, Grizz and Dot Com (Grizz Chapman, Kevin Brown).

"One is 6-10, and one is 6-8," Broecker tells Zap2it. "Here is the thing: With this guy, part of the problem -- the speed with which the show has to happen, we are at the mercy of what is made by manufacturers. Sometimes we have the luxury of making the crazy stuff. We are at the mercy of the Internet and four stores in New York. Plus-size clothing for men and women is virtually impossible."

Having been with the show since its pilot, Broecker has accommodated the evolution of characters. "When we started this, they were the backups to Tracy, »

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