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Gentleman's Intermission 

Avery asks Jack to act as a mentor to someone besides Liz, but Liz has her own problems when her married 80-year-old father visits to cruise singles bars. Meanwhile, Jenna is mad because NBC has an obituary for Tracy but not for her.



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Frank Rossitano (credit only)
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When Avery points out the peculiarity of Jack and Liz's bond, he vows to set some boundaries. With Jack keeping his distance, Liz is left to deal with her father's attempt to recapture his youth during a visit. Meanwhile, Tracy enlists Kenneth's help to reinvent himself after viewing his own pre-produced video obituary. Much to Jenna's dismay, she finds out that no one has shot her video, so she decides to make it herself. Written by NBC Publicity

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4 November 2010 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Gentleman's Intermission (#5.6)
8 December 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Avery is uncomfortable with the mentor relationship Jack and Liz have and tells them to stop. Liz has trouble without him knowing that her dad is in town now taking a break from his marriage and Jack also can't live without it, looking for someone new to mentor. In the meantime Tracy sees his obituary and is upset about it while Jenna is mad that she has no obituary at all.

A great episode. Love the relationship of Jack and Liz. It is also great to see Jack testing the rest of the team if they can have him as a mentor and have everyone fail. Many great scenes.

The obituary story is very funny as well, especially when Jenna suggests that hers should have her shop lifting story in it because her arms looked great.

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