After a wild New Year's Eve, Jack tries to undo the damage he caused from leaving a drunken message on an ex-lover's voicemail. In the meantime, Jenna pursues a faux relationship with actor James Franco in an attempt to cover up his embarrassing secret. After "outing" her sheltered cousin to his family, Liz welcomes him to New York City, while Tracy discovers a newfound respect for women. Written by
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The unusual romantic interest of James Franco
's character is part of a real Japanese subculture that was detailed in a July 2009 New York Times article. See more
When Kenneth gives advice to Jack after erasing the message, he mistakenly refers to Nancy (Julianne Moore's character) as "Mrs Doherty" instead of Mrs Donovan. However, this is not a goof. Her married name is Doherty, and her maiden name is Donovan as stated in Season 4 Episode 16, "Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter." Jack refers to her as Nancy Donovan because he knew her by her maiden name in high school. See more
Kenneth, your haircut is disrespectful to lesbians!