WEST COAST VERSION: Live Broadcast -- Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) takes drastic measures to prove why TGS should stay a live show.
Did You Know?
Fred Armisen plays multiple characters in this episode, including a crew member in the background in the beginning of the show, impersonating Frank in one of the scenes (his trucker hat reads "FRANK 2.0"), and the phone worker behind Jimmy Fallon during the flashback at the end. See more
When Liz tries to say "Hazel and Jenna" she flubs and says "Henna and Jazel" before correcting herself.
Forgivable as this was a live broadcast with no way to edit around it. See more
NBC had the first two black characters on TV... sort of. For "Alfie & Abner," NBC hired one African-American and one Caucasian because they thought two black people on the same show would make the audience nervous; a rule NBC still uses today!
[Scene changes to a black & white 1950s TV show, Alfie & Abner. Tracy Morgan enters dressed in fine clothes as Alfie
Abner, I'm home from work! Where are you, my brother?
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Jane Krakowski's Jenna sings the theme song during the east coast broadcast, whereas Cheyenne Jackson's Danny sings it for the west coast. See more
References Parks and Recreation
Music by Jack Shaindlin See more