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The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5  

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There are so many great episodes of 30 Rock in season 5, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of 30 Rock season 5 from best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The fifth season of 30 Rock premiered on September 23, 2010, and consisted of 23 episodes. Season 5 of 30 Rock was highlighted by a live episode which the cast and crew staged twice to accommodate audiences on each coast.

Which 30 Rock season 5 episode did you like better, "Mrs. Donaghy" or "100"? Vote up the best episodes from 30 Rock season 5 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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I Heart Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Apr 14 2011
Liz and Kenneth try to find Tracy's whereabouts before "TGS" can be canceled. Meanwhile Pete, feeling emasculated, challenges the writers and crew to a contest of strength.
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100 (2) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Apr 21 2011
With TGS facing imminent cancellation, 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. Meanwhile, Jack questions a life ...more
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Christmas Attack Zone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Dec 09 2010
At the urging of Liz and Avery, Jack reveals some secrets to his mother over her Christmas visit. Liz tries to get Jenna and Paul back together. Tracy tries to protect his new serious image by ...more
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100 (1) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Apr 21 2011
With TGS facing imminent cancellation, 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 ...more
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¡Qué Sorpresa! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Feb 03 2011
Jack ingratiates himself to Kabletown's executives. Liz fakes pregnancy to help out Avery. A gift from their new bosses puts Jenna and Tracy at odds.
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Gentleman's Intermission is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Nov 04 2010
Avery makes Jack set up some boundaries when it comes to his friendship with Liz.
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Plan B is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Mar 25 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 ...more
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Let's Stay Together is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Oct 07 2010
"Let's Stay Together" is the third episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 83rd overall episode of the series. It was directed by ...more
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Mrs. Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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Chain Reaction Of Mental Angui... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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It's Never Too Late for Now is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Feb 15 2011
With the TGS staff afraid Liz will become a spinster, Jenna tries to find love for her. Jack's lack of sleep puts him at a disadvantage when negotiating. Pete and Frank form a band.
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Everything Sunny All the Time ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Apr 28 2011
Liz realizes that she needs to take control of her personal life by fixing up her dream apartment, but she encounters an obstacle along the way. Meanwhile, Jack has his own problems to deal with ...more
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Double-Edged Sword is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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TGS Hates Women is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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When It Rains, It Pours is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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Brooklyn Without Limits is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Nov 11 2010
Jack tries to sway the congressional election for the benefit of the network, while Liz finds the perfect pair of jeans.
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Reaganing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Oct 21 2010
Jack's determined to save Liz's relationship with Carol and Tracy shoots a commercial.
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Live Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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College is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Nov 18 2010
"College" is the eighth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 88th overall episode of the series. It was directed by producer Don ...more
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Operation Righteous Cowboy Lig... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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The Fabian Strategy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
Sep 23 2010
Jack begins to meddle in Liz's new relationship with Carol.
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Queen of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
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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Respawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes From 30 Rock Season 5
May 05 2011
Tracy interrupts Liz's summer vacation. Meanwhile Jack feels lonely and turns to Kenneth, while Jenna must choose between being the Wool Council spokeswoman and her relationship with Paul.