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My Whole Life Is Thunder 

Jack's mom comes early for the holidays, Jenna tries to upstage Liz with her own surprise wedding, and Tracy tries to fulfill Kenneth's wish that his life was more like TV with the help of Florence Henderson.

Director:

Linda Mendoza

Writers:

Tina Fey (created by), Jack Burditt | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tina Fey ... Liz Lemon
Tracy Morgan ... Tracy Jordan
Jane Krakowski ... Jenna Maroney
Jack McBrayer ... Kenneth Parcell
Scott Adsit ... Pete Hornberger (credit only)
Judah Friedlander ... Frank Rossitano
Alec Baldwin ... Jack Donaghy
Katrina Bowden ... Cerie
Keith Powell ... Toofer (credit only)
Kevin Brown ... Dot Com
Grizz Chapman ... Grizz
Maulik Pancholy ... Jonathan
Elaine Stritch ... Colleen Donaghy
Will Forte ... Paul
Andrea Martin ... Bonnie
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Jack's mom comes early for the holidays, Jenna tries to upstage Liz with her own surprise wedding, and Tracy tries to fulfill Kenneth's wish that his life was more like TV with the help of Florence Henderson.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 2012 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Trucker Hats: Frank's trucker hats read "Cheese Soup" and "Inappropriate". See more »

Goofs

[All goofs for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Quotes

Jenna Maroney: Without me, you'd still be behind that light board in Chicago turning bags of Sour Patch Kids inside out to lick them clean!
Liz Lemon: I got my money's worth! And without me, you'd still be doing local commercials for store-brand douches!
Jenna Maroney: Well, joke's on you, because that wasn't a commercial. I don't know what that was!
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References His Girl Friday (1940) See more »

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Danny Boy
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Written by Frederick Edward Weatherly
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that's only 14 in demon years..
24 November 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

30 Rock

With a sensational triumph of six Golden Globes, 30 Rock is undeniably critics' choice and the buzz pays off with Fey; the creator, at the heart of it, whose vision is crystal clear and on the mark. It is a single camera sitcom about a writer of a TV Show and the behind-the-camera chaos it goes through before it goes on air. The somewhat distorted concept isn't what the series relies upon, its ideal vacation is to reach for a mature audience with wise and not necessarily funny writing.

It is rich on technical aspects like the production design but fails completely on cinematography and background score. As mentioned earlier, the humor isn't forcibly imputed which allows the makers to visit unknown places without any restraints and communicate fluently with the viewers.

The soul of the series is certainly its huge cast who can easily charm their way out of anything but Baldwin and Fey does invest a lot in it and are flat out hilarious in it. Layered, satirical and thought-provoking writing, ironical humor and injected with enough content to run for its twenty minutes are the high points of this brilliant sitcom. Few cameos and a knack of taking bold moves factors a lot on keeping the audience tangled in its exhilarating flashy world.

The equation between Fey and Baldwin is written with such meticulous and at times sweet and soothing tactics and cases that it goes through. Invading live shows, creating a mocked reality show and changing the perspective of the narrations are the bits that helps reset the clock from zero. It also keeps ironically jump in and out of character and storyline to draw in a chuckle every now and then.

Season 07

Returning back for a better closure this almost half season, sweeps up each characters track with possibly the usual development but weaved in with sharp writing, that is not obliged to only draw in the chuckles bit engages on drama, debate and politics.

My Whole Life Is Thunder

Baldwin's track in its initial stage is a bit dull but before it reaches its final act, it is fueled with emotional drama and humor too, and as far as the feud between Krakowski and Fey is concerned, it's a no go.


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