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List Rules Best 30 Rock episodes, no matter how popular they are. of All Time

List of the best 30 Rock episodes, as determined by voters like you. Helmed by modern comedy icon and one of the best SNL performers of all time, Tina Fey, 30 Rock was an NBC flagship show that was as memorable as it was endlessly quotable. and with all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top 30 Rock episodes of all time are. If you are looking for the best seasons of 30 Rock, there's a separate list for that.

Fans of 30 Rock are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. This is a list that features hilarious classic episodes like "Sandwich Day" and "Mazel Tov Dummies" along with over 60 other top episodes, but you can also add any missing episodes you feel deserving. What is the best 30 Rock episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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MILF Island is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Apr 10 2008 When someone on the 'TGS with Tracy Jordan' staff insults Jack in a newspaper article about the season finale of 'MILF Island', he frantically sends Jonathan to interrogate everyone on 'TGS' ...more

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Fireworks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Fireworks Apr 05 2007 "Fireworks" is the eighteenth episode of NBC's first season of 30 Rock. It was written by two of the season's co-executive producers Brett Baer and Dave Finkel, and it was directed by ...more

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Queen of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Mar 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 ...more

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Mrs. Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Jan 20 2011 The "TGS" staff is affected by budget cuts at NBC. Liz's New Year's resolution could mean more trouble for Jack's wedding. Jenna shares a dressing room with Danny. Tracy has a health

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Black Tie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Feb 01 2007 Liz wonders if she's actually on a date with Jack as she accompanies him to a birthday celebration for a foreign prince. While at the ball, Liz sees a different side to Jack as he unexpectedly ...more

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Reaganing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Oct 21 2010 Jack's determined to save Liz's relationship with Carol and Tracy shoots a commercial.

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Double-Edged Sword is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Feb 10 2011 "Double-Edged Sword" is the fourteenth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 94th overall episode of the series. It was directed by Don ...more

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Mazel Tov, Dummies! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Mazel Tov, Dummies! Nov 29 2012 "Mazel Tov, Dummies!" is the seventh episode of the seventh season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 132nd overall episode of the series. It was directed by ...more

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100 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Apr 21 2011 "100" is a double-episode of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, covering the 20th and 21st episodes of the fifth season, and the 100th and 101st episodes overall of the ...more

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TGS Hates Women is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Feb 24 2011 Liz hires a new female writer who is, unfortunately, very stereotypically female. Jack works to position himself in KableTown's line of succession.

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Gavin Volure is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Nov 20 2008 "Gavin Volure" is the fourth episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 40th overall episode of the series. It was written by co-executive ...more

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Operation Righteous Cowboy Lig... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Jan 27 2011 Liz tries to exploit the situation when a reality show follows Tracy's wife. Jack pre-tapes disaster telethons.

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When It Rains, It Pours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Sep 30 2010 Liz uses her newfound confidence to solve Pete's problem with a difficult editor (Paul Giamatti); Jack tries to cheat mortality; Tracy vows to be present when his wife gives birth.

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SeinfeldVision is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Oct 04 2007 "SeinfeldVision" is the first episode of the second season of 30 Rock and the twenty-second episode of the series. It was written by the series' creator, executive producer and lead ...more

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Apr 19 2007 "Cleveland" is the twentieth episode of the first season of 30 Rock. It was written by one of the season's co-executive producers, Jack Burditt, and one of the season's executive ...more

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I Do Do is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
May 20 2010 "I Do Do" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of the fourth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 80th overall episode of the series. It was ...more

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Apollo, Apollo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Apollo, Apollo Mar 26 2009 "Apollo, Apollo" is the sixteenth episode of the third season of American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 52nd episode of the series overall. It was written by executive ...more

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Jack Meets Dennis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Nov 30 2006 "Jack Meets Dennis" is the sixth episode of the first season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock. It was written by co-executive producer Jack Burditt, and directed by ...more

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Ludachristmas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Ludachristmas Dec 13 2007 "Ludachristmas" is the ninth episode of the second season of the television series 30 Rock and was first broadcast on December 13, 2007, on the NBC network in the United States. The ...more

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Greenzo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Greenzo Nov 08 2007 It's time for Kenneth's annual house party, but he may be the only one excited about it. The soiree has only been attended by Liz in the past, so in order to get a better turnout Tracy spreads ...more

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Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Dec 03 2009 The tables are turned when production begins on Liz’s new talk show, “Dealbreakers,” and she experiences what its like to walk a mile in Jenna’s shoes. Jack, dealing with pressure from Devin, ...more

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The Source Awards is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Mar 01 2007 Jack forces Tracy to attend the Source Awards and Kenneth has words with a rap artist. Meanwhile, Liz goes to great lengths to prove to her African-American date that she's not racist.

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The Tuxedo Begins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
The Tuxedo Begins Feb 03 2012 Fed up with New York City after being mugged, Jack sets out to protect the safety of the city's elite by announcing his run for mayor. Meanwhile, Liz revels in sacrificing the good of the city ...more

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The Break-Up is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
The Break-Up Dec 14 2006 When Liz finally dumps her boyfriend Dennis, she prowls the singles scene under Jenna's tutelage. Love also stinks for Jack, as he discovers dating a Bush administration official has its ...more

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The Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Oct 18 2006 Now that major changes have occurred on the The Girlie Show, Liz struggles to bring everyone and everything together. However, despite his erratic behavior, Tracy manages to bring everything to

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Goodbye, My Friend is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Mar 05 2009 "Goodbye, My Friend" is the thirteenth episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 49th overall episode of the series. It was written by ...more

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Live Show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Oct 14 2010 "Live Show" is the fourth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 84th episode overall. It was directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller, and ...more

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Chain Reaction Of Mental Angui... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Chain Reaction Of Mental Anguish Dec 02 2010 Jack recommends that Liz start seeing a therapist when she worries that Carol is getting bored with their relationship. In an attempt to take Jack's advice, Liz begins talking to Kenneth about ...more

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Subway Hero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Apr 17 2008 Dennis becomes a New York City celebrity after jumping in front of a train and saving someone who fell on the tracks. Meanwhile, Jack desperately tries to persuade Tracy to become the celebrity ...more

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Leap Day is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Leap Day Feb 03 2012 Jack learns to appreciate Leap Day while Tracy takes the writers to a restaurant to spend an almost-expired gift card. Liz helps Jenna seduce a billionaire online.

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Do-Over is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Oct 30 2008 "Do-Over" is the first episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the thirty-seventh episode overall. It was written by the series' creator, ...more

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Cougars is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Nov 29 2007 As part of his community service, Tracy must coach a little league team. All goes well until Jack takes interest in the team and turmoil starts from there. Meanwhile, Liz is asked out on a date ...more

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The Bubble is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Mar 19 2009 Liz gives attention to her building relationship with Drew, and discovers that he has been granted special treatment in life due to his pleasing appearance. Meanwhile, Jack goes all out to ...more

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Reunion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Dec 04 2008 "Reunion" is the fifth episode of the third season of American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 41st episode of the series overall. It was written by supervising producer Matt ...more

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Christmas Attack Zone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 11: Liz (Tina Fey) and Avery (Guest Star Elizabeth Banks) convince Jack (Alec Baldwin) to tell his mother (Guest Star Elaine Stritch) two big secrets. Alan Alda and Will Forte also Guest Star.

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Anna Howard Shaw Day is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Feb 11 2010 "Anna Howard Shaw Day" is the thirteenth episode of the fourth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 71st episode of the series overall. It was written by ...more

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Sandwich Day is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
May 01 2008 "Sandwich Day" is the fourteenth episode of the second season of 30 Rock and the thirty-fifth episode overall. It was written by one of the season's executive producers, Robert ...more

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Live from Studio 6H (West Coas... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Live from Studio 6H Apr 26 2012 Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) takes drastic measures to prove why TGS should stay a live show. When their Kabletown bosses announce they will no longer pay for TGS to be a live show, Liz Lemon (Tina ...more

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Idiots Are People Two! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Idiots Are People Two! Jan 13 2012 An offensive rant by Tracy is leaked online. Jack disapproves of Liz's new boyfriend, and the Best Friends Gang is reunited when Kenneth and Jenna call for the help of Kelsey Grammer.

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My Whole Life is Thunder is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
My Whole Life is Thunder Dec 06 2012 "My Whole Life Is Thunder" is the eighth episode of the seventh season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 133rd overall episode of the series. It was directed by ...more

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Game Over is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Game Over Jan 10 2013 Jack asks Devin Banks to help him discredit Kaylie Hooper, Jack's teenage nemesis and KableTown's future CEO. Liz considers her options as she tries to become a mother. Tracy directs Octavia ...more

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The Rural Juror is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Jan 11 2007 "The Rural Juror" is the tenth episode of the first season of 30 Rock . It was written by Matt Hubbard and was directed by Beth McCarthy. The episode first aired on January 11, 2007, ...more

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The C Word is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Feb 15 2007 As shocked as she is to be called the c-word by Lutz, Liz is more horrified to realize he may be right. Meanwhile, Jack brings Tracy to a charity golf event to get closer to the chairman, ...more

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Hey, Baby, What's Wrong? (1) is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Hey, Baby, What's Wrong? (1) Jan 27 2012 Criss and Liz decide to celebrate Valentine's Day, but they need to buy a dining room table first. Jack entertains his mother-in-law, Diana, as Jenna frantically looks to Pete to fill in ...more

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Tracy Does Conan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Dec 07 2006 "Tracy Does Conan" is the seventh episode of NBC's first season of 30 Rock. It was written by the series' creator and executive producer, Tina Fey and it was directed by one of the ...more

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Verna is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 12: Liz and Frank become roommates, and Jenna's mother comes to visit. Jan Hooks Guest Stars.

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The Moms is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 20: It's Mother's Day and the moms come to visit. Guest Starring Buzz Aldrin, Elizabeth Banks, Anita Gillette, Jan hooks, Cheyenne Jackson, Patti Lupone, Novella Nelson, and Elaine Stritch.

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¡Qué Sorpresa! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 14: Jack tries to impress the owner of Kabletown, while Liz pretends to be pregnant to help Avery (Guest Star Elizabeth Banks) with her co-worker Carmen Chao (Guest Star Vanessa Minnillo).

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It's Never Too Late For No... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 16: Jack loses his negotiating edge while Jenna tries to distract Liz with a rebound.

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Winter Madness is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best 30 Rock Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 11: The TGS show goes on the road to boost team morale. Julianne Moore reprises her role as "Nancy Donovan".