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Pilot (11 Oct. 2006)

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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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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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Alec Baldwin's character on '30 Rock' is extremely similar to that which he played in the film Suburban Girl (2007), also a powerful, rich, conservative older man with a beautiful young girlfriend (Sarah Michelle Gellar), an insecure career woman to whom he acts as mentor. See more »

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Tracy leaves the first restaurant because the server says "pumpkin". At the second restaurant a pumpkin pie can clearly be seen next to Tracy. 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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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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