30 Rock: Season 4, Episode 4

Audition Day (5 Nov. 2009)

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Liz unsuccessfully tries to rig the audition process for a new cast member, and Jack is shunned because he has "bedbugs."


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cerie (credit only)
Martin Scorsese (voice)


While Liz and Pete try to rig the audition process, Tracy and Jenna decide it's in their best interest to conduct their own search for a new "TGS" actor. Amidst the audition chaos, Jack faces a more personal issue. Written by NBC Publicity

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Jenna mentions that she met Jayden 20 years ago. The scene then flashes back to Jenna getting dissed by a young Jayden. The costume she is wearing is essentially the same costume that Jane Krakowski wore 20 years previously in the Broadway musical Starlight Express. In addition, Jayden is dressed similar to the street urchin Gavroche in Les Miserables because the young boy playing that role on Broadway was also providing the voice of Control in Starlight. See more »


When Grizz walks into Tracy's room to encourage Dot Com you can briefly see him holding yellow flowers behind his back. However, when he hands Dot Com what he's holding, it is then a paper origami crane (which Dot Com calls a pigeon). See more »


Jenna Maroney: We have to stop Jayden Tyler! He's evil, Tracy!
Tracy Jordan: He's evil Tracy? Oh, he's evil, comma, Tracy.
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Audition Day (#4.4)
3 December 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Liz and Pete have auditions, they already know whom they want to hire and try to arrange auditions so that Jack chooses him. But Liz can't say no when Dot Com asks to audition and suddenly everyone involved is auditioning. And Tracy and Jenna go to get more people. At the same time Jack has bedbugs.

A pretty funny episode. I liked to see all the auditions! I was actually hoping that Dot Com will get it because he is a sweet character, but this would sure be unrealistic. It was also funny to see Kathy Geiss as a reference to Susan Boyle. Her running over Jayden was pretty good as well. No I am just wondering what the robot actor will be like!

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