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'.

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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'.

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Jenna comments on guest-starring on an episode of Law & Order. Jane Krakowski did indeed guest star on the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) episode "Bound". See more »

Goofs

When Liz (Tina Fey) mentions that the actor, Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) is crazy, a clip of Jordan is shown with him wearing just underwear on Los Angeles' famous 405 freeway, however, if you look at all the license plates on the vehicles, they are New Jersey plates. See more »

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Tracy Jordan: Excuse me, where's the manager? I'm from the goverment and I'm here to inspect your chicken nuggets!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Love Is a Battlefield
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Performed by Tracy Morgan
Written by Holly Knight and Mike Chapman
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4 September 2010 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

The pilot was very weak compare to the other episode in season 1. It was misplaced, in constructed and poor writing/directing. The cast save the pilot. I almost off my TV and regret buying the first season of this show, but Thank God the rest of the episodes were hilarious and totally different from the pilot.

The cast: Tracy Jordan who plays Tracy Morgan was very annoying in the pilot, if you compare with the rest of the episodes which he is bearable and have a heart (or maybe we are just getting used at him?). Tina Fey plays Liz Lemon perfectly, but even her character has the 'dim' part, surprisingly only Alec Baldwin's character stays true and unchanged through out the season since the pilot. And I need to mention the amazing Jane Krakowski, she is entertaining to watch at. The other supporting cast were good, but nothing great.


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