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Episode 1 – SeinfeldVision – Original Air Date – 10/04/2007
The gang at “30 Rock” returns from their summer hiatus. Liz’s (Tina Fey) excitement to be back and see Jack (Alec Baldwin) is quickly squashed when he tells her that despite what she thinks, she is not over Floyd. Jack also tells her about his plan for SeinfeldVision, which entails using NBC-owned footage from Seinfeld’s show and inserting him into NBC’s current shows. Jerry Seinfeld (Guest Star Jerry Seinfeld) shows up at Jack’s office upset about SeinfeldVision. Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski) has gained weight over the summer after doing the musical, “Mystic Pizza: The Musical!” and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) becomes Tracy’s (Tracy Morgan) office wife when Tracy’s wife kicks him out. Jerry Seinfeld guest stars; Lonny Ross, Judah Friedlander, Scott Adsit, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy also star.
Episode 2 – Jack Gets In The Game – Original Air Date – 10/11/2007
On the heels of Jack (Alec Baldwin) realizing that GE head, Don Geiss (Guest Star Rip Torn) may be retiring, Jack’s nemesis, Devin, (Guest Star Will Arnett) returns engaged to Don’s daughter. Always up for good competition, Jack shows up at a dinner where Devin and Don are and is invited to Don’s house that weekend. However, when Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) accidentally lets it slip that Jack recently had a heart attack, Devin feels he can knock Jack out of the race. Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) tries to get her life in order after Jack and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) lay into her about getting it together. Jenna starts to enjoy the fame her fat is bringing her. Kenneth plots to get Tracy (Tracy Morgan) and his wife Angie (Guest Star Sherri Shepherd) back together. Will Arnett, Chris Parnell, Sherri Shepherd and Rip Torn guest star; Judah Friedlander and Kevin Brown also star.
Episode 3 – The Collection – Original Air Date – 10/18/2007
In an effort to cut off any chance of GE digging up dirt against him, Jack (Alec Baldwin) hires his own private investigator, Len (Guest Star Steve Buscemi), to head them off. However, when Jack learns that he must give up his secret cookie jar collection, it almost proves to be too much of a sacrifice. Tracy’s (Tracy Morgan) wife, Angie (Guest Star Sherri Shepherd), announces that she is going to be with him at all times to make sure that he behaves. Liz (Tina Fey) thinks this will be good for Tracy, however, when Tracy forces Liz to cover for him, she quickly learns that it doesn’t pay to be on Angie’s bad side. Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski) is enjoying all the success and admiration her weight gain has brought until she realizes that she is starting to lose the weight. Steve Buscemi and Sherri Shepherd guest star; Scott Adsit, Kevin Brown, Jack McBrayer and Maulik Pancholy also star.
Episode 4 – Rosemary’s Baby – Original Air Date – 10/25/2007
When Liz (Tina Fey) meets her idol, Rosemary Howard (Guest Star Carrie Fisher), she invites her to be a guest writer on the show. However, Rosemary’s radical ideas that Liz grew up admiring are now too controversial for Liz’s NBC show. When Liz refuses to fire Rosemary, Jack (Alec Baldwin) pressures Liz, who promptly quits. Jack brings Tracy (Tracy Morgan) to a therapist to figure out why he must do the opposite that he is told. Meanwhile, after Jenna (Jane Krakowski) ruins Kenneth’s (Jack McBrayer) page jacket, Kenneth must compete in a page-off in order to keep his job. Carrie Fisher guest stars; Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Katrina Bowden, John Lutz, Maulik Pancholy, Kevin Brown and Grizz Chapman also star.
Episode 5 – Greenzo – Original Air Date – 11/08/2007
As part of a GE-wide green initiative, Jack (Alec Baldwin) has come up with the idea of creating a green mascot for NBC – a Philly Fanatic-looking character named Greenzo. When Greenzo’s eco-friendly preachiness gets obnoxiously out of hand in The Girlie Show offices, and during a press tour appearance, it’s Liz (Tina Fey) who gets fed up the most with this ridiculous character. At the same time, Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) is planning his annual house party, a boring little soiree where Liz has been the only one who ever showed up in the past. Tracy (Tracy Morgan) wants the party to be a success for Kenneth, so he spreads a few little rumors to get the event hopping. What starts out as simple office gossip, gets out of control. Also stars Jane Krakowski, Lonny Ross, Judah Friedlander, Scott Adsit, Katrina Bowden, and Maulik Pancholy. With special guest stars Al Gore, Meredith Vieira and David Schwimmer.
Episode 6 – Somebody To Love – Original Air Date – 11/15/2007
Jack (Alex Baldwin) attends a cocktail party honoring Colin Powell, and there, he falls for C.C. (Guest Star, Edie Falco), a Democratic congresswoman from Vermont. Although they are on the opposite sides of the fence, Jack and C.C. ignore their political differences, and attempt to be a couple under the radar. Liz (Tina Fey) thinks her Middle Eastern neighbor might be a terrorist. After all, he won?t shake Liz?s hand; has maps all over his house, and helps Pete (Scott Adsit) rewire the toaster. But Liz is paranoid, and tips off his neighbor?s whereabouts to an official at the Homeland Security office. Guest stars Edie Falco. Also stars Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy.
Episode 7 – Cougars – Original Air Date – 11/29/2007
TRACY (TRACY MORGAN) AND JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) TAKE ON A LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM AND LIZ (TINA FEY) FINDS A NEW BOY TOY — As part of his community service, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) takes on the duties of coaching an inner city little league team from Knuckle Beach, the worst neighborhood in New York. Jack (Alec Baldwin) has a special interest in the team and wants to turn these underprivileged kids into winners. He showers them with gifts of a new scoreboard, backstop, a fresh pitcher’s mound and tuxedo uniforms, only to have the plan backfire with protests and uprising. To make matters worse, Jack fires Tracy as coach and hires Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) as the new team leader. Back in the writer’s room, Jamie (Guest star Val Emmich) the new young, hot coffee boy asks Liz (Tina Fey) out on a date to a gallery opening. There’s a 17-year age difference between the two, but Jamie thinks Liz is only 29. Jack and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) urge Liz to go on the date and embrace the age difference. But Liz is not so sure about her new boy toy. Also stars Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Scott Adsit, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy.
Episode 8 – Secrets and Lies – Original Air Date – 12/06/2007
C.C. (EDIE FALCO) WANTS TO GO PUBLIC OVER HER LOVE FOR JACK (ALEC BALDWIN), WHILE LIZ (TINA FEY) TRIES TO APPEASE BOTH TRACY (TRACY MORGAN) AND JENNA (JANE KRAKOWSKI) – WITH SPECIAL GUEST STARS EDIE FALCO AND JAMES CARVILLE — C.C. (Guest star Edie Falco) wants to go public with her relationship with Jack (Alec Baldwin), but Jack is still very reluctant. Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) continues to appease both Tracy (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) as stars of “TGS.” To pacify Tracy, Liz fakes a satellite transmission to accept an award from the Pacific Rim Emmys, and it infuriates Jane. She goes “diva” on Liz by being late to rehearsals and hiring two personal assistants. Liz quells Jane’s temper by pulling a few tricks to make her special as well. Also stars Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Scott Adsit, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy. With special guest stars Edie Falco and James Carville.
Episode 9 – Episode 209 – Original Air Date – 12/13/2007
IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR THE OFFICE’S ANNUAL `LUDACHRISTMAS’ PARTY, AND LIZ AND JACK’S FAMILIES COME TO VISIT; SPECIAL GUESTS ELAINE STRITCH, ANDY RICHTER, BUCK HENRY AND ANITA GILLETTE GUEST STAR – It’s holiday time and the staff of “TGS with Tracy Jordan” is having their annual “Ludachristmas” party – complete with music, merriment, “The Human Table” and a Horny Santa. Unfortunately, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) can’t participate due to his newly court mandated alcohol monitoring bracelet. Since holidays mean special family time, Liz’s (Tina Fey) parents, Dick (Guest star Buck Henry) and Margaret (Guest star Anita Gillette) Lemon, and her 40-year-old brother Mitch (Guest star Andy Richter), who suffers from memory loss due to a skiing accident and thinks he is 17-year-old high school senior, come to gloat over their “beautiful genius” daughter. Jack’s (Alec Baldwin) jaded mother, Colleen (Guest star Elaine Stritch), even shows up unexpectedly from Florida. The Lemons and the Donaghys go to dinner together, where Colleen spends the night trying to break the eternal optimism of the Lemon family. Meanwhile, in the spirit of Christmas cheer, Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) decides to teach the writing staff a lesson on gratitude by inviting a priest to the party. Also stars Jane Krakowski, Lonny Ross, Judah Friedlander, Scott Adsit, Katrina Bowden, and Maulik Pancholy. Special guest stars include Elaine Stritch, Andy Richter, Buck Henry and Anita Gillette.
Episode 10 – Episode 210 – Original Air Date – 01/10/2008
JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) AND C.C. (GUEST STAR EDIE FALCO) TRY TO MAKE THEIR LONG DISTANCE LOVE AFFAIR WORK. TINA (TINA FEY) INVESTS IN REAL ESTATE FOR THE FIRST TIME AND KENNETH (JACK MCBRAYER) GETS HOOKED ON CAFFEINE. SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE EDIE FALCO AND GLADYS KNIGHT. Jack (Alec Baldwin) meets with German TV executives to close a deal on the purchase of the largest cable network in North America. Motivated by Jack’s financial advice, Liz (Tina Fey) decides to invest in real estate, but must appear before a co-op board to lobby for the apartment she loves. Jack and C.C. (Guest star Edie Falco) continue their long distance relationship with rendezvous in various cities. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) buys a cappuccino machine for the “TGS with Tracy Jordan” staff and stations it on Kenneth’s (Jack McBrayer) desk. Kenneth, who calls hot liquids “the devil’s temperature,” tries coffee for the first time, and is immediately addicted. Special guests include Edie Falco and Gladys Knight. Also stars Jane Krakowski, Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy.
Episode 11 – Milf Island – Original Air Date – 04/10/2008
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SOMEONE CALLS JACK DONAGHY (ALEC BALDWIN) A `CLASS A MORON’ AND THE NEW YORK POST’S `PAGE SIX’ COLUMN PICKS IT UP, CAUSING JACK AGITA. GUEST STAR ROB HUEBEL (“HUMAN GIANT”) – The TGS staff has been obsessing all season over the new reality hit MILF Island. While watching the riveting finale, pitting Debra vs. Deborah as the final two MILFs, Jack (Baldwin) who is riding high on this programming feat is blindsided by a blind item that ran in the New York Post. The “Page Six” column reveals a staffer referring to Jack as a “Class A Moron” and saying, “That guy can eat my poo.” This isn’t the best timing since Jack is in the running for Chairman and had high hopes that the success of MILF Island would help him seal the deal. In an effort to identify the disloyal employee he forces Jonathan (Maulik Pancholy) to turn up the heat in the writers’ room until one of them breaks. Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy also star. Rob Huebel guest stars as the MILF Island host.
Episode 12 – Subway Hero – Original Air Date – 04/17/2008
LIZ (TINA FEY)’S OLD BOYFRIEND, DENNIS DUFFY (GUEST STAR: DEAN WINTERS) BECOMES NEW YORK’S `SUBWAY HERO’ AND JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) WANTS HIM BOOKED ON THE SHOW. TIM CONWAY GUEST STARS – Jack (Alec Baldwin) wants Liz (Tina Fey) to book “The Subway Hero,” New York’s newest celebrity, who jumped in front of a train to save a total stranger who had fallen on the tracks. It turns out that the hero is none other than Liz’s ex boyfriend, Dennis (guest star: Dean Winters), “The Beeper King.” Dennis agrees to do the show, and tries to win Liz back into his life. Meanwhile, Jack wants to find a young and hip Republican celebrity for the weekend’s John McCain fundraising dinner, but the only talent he is able to secure is Bucky Bright (guest star: Tim Conway), a TV star from the 1940s and 1950s. Though Jack rejects him, Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) is a fan and offers him a tour of the studio, which rewards him with many stories of old Hollywood. Meanwhile, Jack tries to persuade Tracy (Tracy Morgan) to become the celebrity face of the Republican Party. Jane Krakowski, Judah Friedlander, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy also star. Tim Conway and Dean Winters guest stars.
Episode 13 – Succession – Original Air Date – 04/24/2008
DON GEISS (GUEST STAR RIP TORN) CONFIDES TO JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) THAT HE WILL BE NAMED THE NEW GE CHAIRMAN, AND JACK NAMES A NEW SUCCESSOR TO HIS POSITION. WILL ARNETT AND CHRIS PARNELL ALSO GUEST STAR –Don Geiss (Torn) decides to name Jack (Baldwin) his successor as the Chairman of GE, over Jack’s rival, and Geiss’ future son-in-law Devin Banks (guest star Will Arnett). Jack, in turn, chooses Liz (Tina Fey) as his successor because she “always has his back,” and he can trust her. However, a shocking turn of events involving Geiss’ health jeopardizes Jack’s promotion. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) realizes that his son did not invite him to ‘Bring Your Dad To School Day’ and thinks that he is embarrassed by his career. Also stars Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander and Keith Powell. Rip Torn, Will Arnett and Chris Parnell guest star.
Episode 14 – Sandwich Day – Original Air Date – 05/01/2008
LIZ’S (TINA FEY) EX-BOYFRIEND FLOYD (GUEST STAR SNL’S JASON SUDEIKIS) RETURNS TO NEW YORK WHILE JACK’S (ALEC BALDWIN) DAYS WITH GE MAYBE NUMBERED. IT’S SANDWICH DAY AT “TGS,” AND THE SANDWICH SHOP LOCATION IS KEPT TIGHTLY GUARDED BY THE TEAMSTERS. RIP TORN AND BRIAN DENNEHY ALSO GUEST STAR.
Liz (Fey) gets a phone call from her ex-boyfriend Floyd (guest star Sudeikis), whose flight has been cancelled and needs a place to stay overnight. After a decision by the Board of Directors’, Jack is demoted down to the 12th floor causing him to question his future with the company. Meanwhile, it’s Annual Sandwich Day at TGS, and the Teamsters give delicious sandwiches to the staff from a mysterious sandwich shop in Brooklyn. Liz is furious when her sandwich is stolen forcing Tracy (Tracy Morgan), Kenneth (Jack McBrayer), Jenna (Jane Krakowski) and Frank (Judah Friedlander) to uncover the secret location from the Teamsters lead by Mickey J (guest star Brian Dennehy). Scott Adsit, Lonny Ross and Maulik Pancholy also star. Rip Torn, Jason Sudeikis and Brian Dennehy guest star.
Episode 15 – Cooter – Original Air Date – 05/08/2008
JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) HEADS TO WASHINGTON, DC WHILE LIZ (TINA FEY) HAS A PREGNANCY SCARE, AND KENNETH (JACK MCBRAYER) APPLIES TO BE A PAGE FOR THE SUMMER OLYMPICS. TRACY (TRACY MORGAN) IS IN THE FINAL STAGES OF HIS NEW INVENTION. MATTHEW BRODERICK, EDIE FALCO AND PAUL SCHEER GUEST STAR — Jack (Baldwin) assumes a new political role in Washington, DC. When the job is not what he expected, Jack partners with another government employee, Cooter (guest star Matthew Broderick), to scheme on how to get fired. For his plan to work Jack must enlist the help of former girlfriend C.C. (guest star Edie Falco). Meanwhile, Liz (Fey) is slowly adjusting to life without Jack as a daily sounding board – especially when she has a pregnancy scare involving Dennis, the “former” Subway Hero (guest star Dean Winters). Kenneth (McBrayer) is preparing his personal essay for an application to be a page at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, but Donny, the head page (guest star Paul Scheer) gets in his way. Finally, Tracy (Morgan) is in the advanced stages of the invention that will be his legacy to his children. Matthew Broderick, Edie Falco, Dean Winters, and Paul Scheer guest star. Also stars Jane Krakowski, Scott Adsit, Katrina Bowden and Maulik