The WORST episodes of 30 Rock
Every episode of 30 Rock ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of 30 Rock!
Liz Lemon, the head writer of a live variety program's life is turned upside down when brash new network executive Jack Donaghy interferes with her show, bringing the wildly unpredictable Tracy Jordan into the cast. Now its up to Liz to manage the mayhem and still try to have a life.
#1 - Queen of Jordan II: Mystery of the Phantom Pooper
Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/3/2012
Angie brings "Queen of Jordan" back to "TGS." News about Avery forces Jack to confront his feelings for her mother, and Liz finds herself in a feud.
#2 - Queen of Jordan
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/17/2011
Angie's reality show visits "TGS," resulting in a red-faced situation for Jack, Jenna pining for attention, and Liz leading a scheme to lure Tracy back from Africa. Meanwhile, Frank reconnects with a lost love.
#4 - I Heart Connecticut
Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/14/2011
Liz and Kenneth try to locate Tracy in the city before "TGS" is canceled. Meanwhile Pete, feeling emasculated, challenges the writers and crew to a contest of strength and Jenna shoots a horror film in Connecticut.
#5 - The One with the Cast of “Night Court”
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/13/2008
Liz and Jenna's free-spirited friend Claire visits New York and falls hard for Jack. Meanwhile, Kenneth, distressed over the new page uniforms, turns to Tracy who cheers him up with a surprise involving the cast of "Night Court."
#8 - Live from Studio 6H
Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/26/2012
Kabletown chooses to stop funding live shows for "TGS." While Liz and Jack embrace the change, Kenneth argues that live format should be kept intact, and he tries to convince the "TGS" staff to fight for their right to be live by taking them and our audience through a magical look back at the illustrious history of Studio 6H.
#9 - Grandmentor
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/22/2012
Liz struggles in her new role as mentor to Hazel. Kenneth has a difficult time letting go of his page duties and takes drastic measures to make sure Tracy is taken care of. Meanwhile, Jack and Jenna come up with a plan to get Avery back in the headlines.
#10 - Let's Stay Together
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/2010
Jack must appear before Congress to discuss NBC's merger with KableTown. He hopes that he will charm celebrity members, but one Congresswoman, Regina Bookman, demands more diversity in its programming lineup. Jack quickly enlists Tracy to come up with some new development ideas. Meanwhile, Liz is fed up with the flack her writing staff gives her, and Jenna helps Kenneth reapply to the extremely competitive Page Program.
#13 - Cleveland
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/19/2007
There are certainly no sparks when Jack asks Liz to take his fiancee, Phoebe, out for a ladies' lunch. But Liz finds a lot more to like when her boyfriend takes her to the great city of Cleveland. Meanwhile, Tracy thinks the "Black Crusaders" are out to get him.
#14 - Blind Date
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/2006
Cupid has a new rival when Jack insists on setting Liz up on a blind date with his out of town friend, Thomas. Meanwhile the writing staff have a poker night with Tracy and Jack which turns very competitive.
#16 - Plan B
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/24/2011
Liz tries to reassure her staff that the show's forced hiatus is temporary, but everyone starts to focus on their fallback plans. Meanwhile, Jack attempts to salvage a cable network by enlisting his nemesis, Devin Banks.
#17 - The Beginning of the End
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/2012
The "TGS" gang returns from hiatus, only to be shocked by Jack's awful fall programming lineup. Meanwhile, bridezilla Jenna taps Liz to be her maid of honor, and Tracy is invited to a dinner party by Kenneth and Hazel.
#20 - 100 (1)
Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/21/2011
With "TGS" facing imminent cancelation, Jack asks Hank Hooper to allow them to do their 100th episode as a final chance to prove they deserve a place on the air. Amidst the chaos of show preparation, Jack starts doubting a key decision in his life, and Jenna contemplates motherhood.
#21 - Nothing Left to Lose
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/5/2012
Tracy regains his sense of smell and finds an unusual father figure in Liz. Meanwhile, the writers spark a prank war with Jenna and Jack is disappointed by Pete's lack of ambition.
#22 - Cutbacks
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/9/2009
Excitement for TGS's 50th show is quickly replaced by concern about budget cuts. When Jack is forced to hand out pink slips, Liz does some personal bartering to save her staff. Meanwhile, Jack is forced to fire Jonathan and hire Kenneth as his part-time assistant.
#23 - Corporate Crush
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/12/2007
Love is in the air, but Liz is concerned when Jack takes an overwhelming interest in her new boyfriend Floyd. Meanwhile, Don Geiss takes the microwave department away from Jack after a disastrous "fireworks" display, but Jack becomes distracted when he meets Phoebe, a British woman who works at an art gallery.
#24 - Governor Dunston
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2012
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.
#25 - There's No I in America
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/31/2012
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.