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30 Rock: Season 6 (2012)

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The sixth season of the sidesplitting sitcom, which is set backstage at a "Saturday Night Live"-like sketch-comedy TV series, features an array of wackiness, its second live episode ("Live From Studio 6H") and such guest stars as Kelsey Grammer, Ken Howard, Patti LuPone, Mary Steenburgen and Susan Sarandon. Among the stories: Jenna (Jane Krakowski) gains fame as a hateful celebrity judge on a talent show for kids; Liz (Tina Fey) works damage control for Tracy (Tracy Morgan) after he's caught on camera saying crude things; Jack (Alec Baldwin) cuts the page program to impress his corporate boss and, after getting mugged, decides to run for mayor; and Liz pens a TV-movie script about Avery (Elizabeth Banks). Through the season, too, Liz grapples with her relationship with new boyfriend Criss (James Marsden).

Cast

Tina Fey
as Liz Lemon
Alec Baldwin
as Jack Donaghy
Tracy Morgan
as Tracy Jordan
Jane Krakowski
as Jenna Maroney
Scott Adsit
as Pete Hornberger
Jack McBrayer
as Kenneth the Page
Kevin Brown
as Dot Com
Mary Steenburgen
as Diana Jessup
Ken Howard
as Hank Hooper
Elizabeth Banks
as Avery Jessup
Will Arnett
as Devin Banks
Jim Carrey
as Dave Williams
Dean Winters
as Dennis Duffy
Elaine Stritch
as Colleen Donaghy
Susan Sarandon
as Lynn Onkman
Chloë Grace Moretz
as Kaylie Hooper
Sherri Shepherd
as Angie Jordan
Suze Orman
as Herself
Chris Parnell
as Dr. Leo Spaceman
Patti LuPone
as Silvia Rossitano
Matt Lauer
as Himself
Andie MacDowell
as Claire Williams
Dante Clark
as George Foreman
Nicol Paone
as Young Colleen
Michael Torpey
as Gaylord Felcher
Stanley Tucci
as Henry Warren
Steve Boldis
as Mr. Met
Amy Poehler
as Teenage Liz Lemon
Nicole Drespel
as Judy Person
Donald Glover
as Young Tracy
Margaret Cho
as Kim Jong-il
Cornel West
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for 30 Rock: Season 6

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Outside of a few stray moments, I didn't enjoy the premiere very much.

January 12, 2012 | Full Review…

In short, much like Season Five, 30 Rock has found its groove, and it's continuing to ride it, flaws and all.

January 12, 2012 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

This could be 30 Rock's funniest season yet.

November 1, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

So: funny funny, and full of well-chosen guest appearances and cameos. But above all there was a sweetness to the episode.

January 12, 2012 | Full Review…

Maybe there's a whole lot of life-or at least one more really solid season-left in these characters after all.

January 12, 2012 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

As long as Liz's "hell" remains funny, we'll watch it, and for the most part, 30 Rock has managed to sustain its laughs.

January 12, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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