On show night, Liz Lemon grows increasingly infuriated when no one seems to remember that it's her 40th birthday. Just before the taping, Tracy Jordan becomes convinced that nothing is funnier than a performer laughing and breaking character, which he elects to do all night, much to Jenna Maroney's chagrin. Meanwhile, Jack Donaghy struggles with the consequences of his promise to give up drinking while Avery is pregnant. Written by
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This episode was performed live, and performed twice. First for the east coast audience and a second time three hours later for the west coast. To keep things fresh for each audience, a few changes exist between the two performances. (See the Alternate Versions page for details.) See more
Jenna says she was on stage with Irene Ryan when she died. Although Irene Ryan did suffer a stroke during a performance of Pippin, she did not die until four weeks later. See more
[singing her song "Happy Birthday, Skank!"
You say that it's your birthday? Time to skank it up hard! Choke a cop with your panties...
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(Opening Theme - West Coast only) (uncredited)
Composed by Jeff Richmond
Written and performed by Cheyenne Jackson See more