30 Rock: Season 1, Episode 15

Hard Ball (22 Feb. 2007)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 500 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Kenneth becomes part of Tracy's entourage. And, while Kenneth treats Tracy honestly, it turns out that other members of Tracy's entourage have let him win computer and basketball games and ... See full summary »



(created by),
0Check in

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 21 Aug 2011
a list of 213 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
a list of 21 titles
created 22 Dec 2012
a list of 458 titles
created 31 Jul 2013
a list of 21 titles
created 11 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Hard Ball" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Hard Ball (22 Feb 2007)

Hard Ball (22 Feb 2007) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of 30 Rock.
« Previous Episode | 16 of 139 Episodes | Next Episode »


1 video »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
The Daily Show Producer
Tucker Carlson ...


Kenneth becomes part of Tracy's entourage. And, while Kenneth treats Tracy honestly, it turns out that other members of Tracy's entourage have let him win computer and basketball games and even laugh about his jokes, when they are not funny, just to please him. Jenna is voted as one of the funniest women by a magazine and when giving an interview for the magazine gets mis-quoted about the American army troops. This gives her a bad public image. To correct this, she wants to give another interview but it seems as if she has no idea what she is talking about. Jack wants to go into contract negotiations with Josh and while Jack loves it, Liz, who also gets involved in it, hates it. The first meeting turns into a disaster, of course. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sitcom | See All (1) »







Release Date:

22 February 2007 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


One of the protesters outside NBC in the final scene is holding a sign bearing the Bible reference 'Ecclestiastes 10:19'. That passage reads, 'Feasts are made for laughter; wine gladdens life, and money meets every need.' See more »


As General Electric is also a defense contractor, it makes no sense for Martha Blanch to call for a boycott of it in order to avenge Jenna's inadvertent insult against the military. See more »


Josh Girard: I'm Jack Donaghy. I'm important, I just bought the moon.
See more »


Spoofs The Bodyguard (1992) See more »


I Will Always Love You
Written by Dolly Parton
Performed by Tracy Morgan and Jack McBrayer
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Absolute Hilarity!
8 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The fifteenth episode in Season One of 30 Rock has to be the funniest episode yet. While the series consistently features many sharp, clever gags, no episode has been nonstop laugh-out-loud funny until this one. It has many ranges of jokes with anything from pregnant cornbread to gags issued at soon-to-be President Barack Obama.

This episode, "Hard Ball," has Kenneth joining Tracy's entourage with Kenny making a fool of himself, of course. Jack and Liz begins hard-nosed negotiations with Josh, whose contract is about to expire. Finally, after being named one of the funniest women alive, Jenna brings upon herself a scandal after she is misquoted about the American troops.

Overall, this is a hilarious episode and the first one I can genuinely say it's perfect. The comedy is nonstop and the gags are always there and not a single bad one to be found. I rate this episode 10/10.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Did comedies like 30 Rock and Parks + Rec hurt NBC in the long term? Jedi360
I wish... j_grae
Favorite Jenna moments? halo1k
Any word the UK DVD release of season seven? DSNFan
Live Show...East Coast Version Crazy_Bi_Guy
Favorite Tracy Jordan moments? halo1k
Discuss Hard Ball (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: