30 Rock – Season 7

Character: Liz Lemon
Created by: Tina Fey
Premiere date: October 4, 2012
Episodes: 13
Genre: Comedy
Running time: 22min

Entering its seventh and final season, the critically acclaimed and multiple award-winning comedy series “30 Rock” is told through the comedic voice of Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner Tina Fey as variety show producer Liz Lemon. The series also features two-time Emmy and three-time Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin as top network executive Jack Donaghy and Emmy nominee Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan, the unpredictable star of Lemon’s variety show, “TGS with Tracy Jordan.” Lemon constantly has her hands full, juggling corporate interference from Donaghy and off-the-handle star antics from Jordan, all while attempting to salvage her own personal life.

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Episode Guide

7x01 - The Beginning of the End (original air date: October 4, 2012)

Written by Jack Burditt
Directed by Don Scardino

When "TGS" returns from hiatus, Liz is alarmed by Jack's shockingly bad fall programming line-up. Meanwhile, Jenna prepares to be the ultimate bridezilla, enlisting a reluctant Liz to be her maid of honor, and Kenneth and Hazel invite Tracy to a dinner party.

7x02 - Governor Dunston (original air date: October 11, 2012)

Written by Robert Carlock
Directed by Robert Carlock

Jack and Liz find themselves at odds over political satire at "TGS". Criss and Liz make a surprising relationship breakthrough. Meanwhile, Jenna, discouraged by the disappointing sales of her summer dance hit, is thrilled to learn that Kenneth's mother and her boyfriend still buy music.

7x03 - Stride of Pride (original air date: October 18, 2012)

Written by Tina Fey
Directed by Michael Engler

Liz works to prove to Tracy that women are funny while simultaneously attempting to head off a meltdown from Jenna after some negative publicity. Jack tries out an unconventional dating strategy.

7x04 - Unwindulax (original air date: October 25, 2012)

Written by Matt Hubbard
Directed by James E. Sheridan

Liz and Jack find themselves battling to influence voters in the upcoming presidential election. Meanwhile, as Jenna goes to great lengths to please her new fan base, the writers seek out new ways to mess with her.

7x05 - There's No I in America (original air date: October 31, 2012)

Written by Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan
Directed by John Riggi

Realizing that Jenna could decide the Presidential election, Liz and Jack stage a debate to win her support and her followers. Kenneth turns to Tracy for advice on how to be an informed voter, while Pete tries to recreate the magic of the 2008 election.

7x06 - Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy (original air date: November 15, 2012)

Written by Luke Del Tredici
Directed by Don Scardino

Tracy and Jack engage in a battle of wits after Tracy depicts Jack as a villain in his latest project. On Jack's advice, Liz puts her own needs ahead of those of "TGS." Meanwhile, Jenna tries to shield Kenneth from Hazel's manipulation but her own selfishness gets in the way.

7x07 - Mazel Tov, Dummies! (original air date: November 29, 2012)

Written by Tracey Wigfield
Directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller

After an encounter with Dennis Duffy, Liz and Criss decide to take drastic measures to start a family. As Liz looks toward the future, Jack and Jenna evaluate their own self-worth, and Tracy laments a shocking medical diagnosis.

7x08 - My Whole Life Is Thunder (original air date: December 6, 2012)

Written by Jack Burditt & Colleen McGuinness
Directed by Linda Mendoza

Jenna starts to push the newly married Liz over the edge with her wedding envy. Jack tries to break his pattern of perpetually disappointing his mother, while Tracy works to lift Kenneth's spirits with the help of a small screen icon.

7x09 - Game Over (original air date: January 10, 2013)

Written by Robert Carlock & Sam Means
Directed by Ken Whittingham

Jack recruits rival Devin Banks as his ally in an elaborate plan to discredit teenage nemesis and future KableTown CEO, Kaylie Hooper. Liz explores her options to become a mother while Tracy tries to direct Octavia Spencer in his new movie.

7x10 - Florida (original air date: January 17, 2013)

Written by Tom Ceraulo & Matt Hubbard
Directed by Claire Cowperthwaite

Jack encourages Liz to be spontaneous and accompany him on a trip to Florida where they uncover a shocking secret about his mother. In Liz's absence, Tracy and Jenna assume responsibility for "TGS" with disastrous results for Kenneth.

7x11 - A Goon's Deed in a Weary World (original air date: January 24, 2013)

Written by Lang Fisher & Nina Pedrad
Directed by Jeff Richmond

As she and Criss receive some unexpected family news, Liz tries to rally her staff to save "TGS". Tracy and Jenna start to plan for their careers beyond the show, while Kenneth interferes with Jack's appointment of a new NBC president.

7x12 - Hogcock! (original air date: January 31, 2013)

Written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock
Directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller

With TGS having been cancelled, Liz struggles to adjust to being a stay-at-home mother and craves to be back at work. Jack attempts to turn Kabletown into a perfect company, but begins to struggle with his growing realization that he isn't truly happy. Tracy has difficulty getting on without Kenneth, now that he has been promoted to president of NBC and can no longer run his errands. Jenna is mortified to learn that her diva tantrums are being ignored, now that nobody is contractually obliged to put up with her, so she decides to look for her next step as an actress.

7x13 - Last Lunch (original air date: January 31, 2013)

Written by Tina Fey & Tracey Wigfield
Directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller

As she prepares for the final episode of TGS, Liz is faced with numerous problems: Jack has quit his job and looks to be on the verge of suicide; Tracy is doing everything in his power to stop the episode going into production, because he is due a payout from the network if it does not, and it's Lutz's turn to choose the writers' lunch, and he has seized upon it as an opportunity to pay them back for their years of picking on him. Meanwhile, network president Kenneth attempts to instill some genuine emotion in Jenna, as she prepares to perform her final song to close out the show.