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Talk Back: Season Premiere of NBC's "30 Rock"

Oh, (real) America, have you missed 30 Rock as much as I have?

Tina Fey's biting comedy series returned last night with a brightly sharp fourth season opener (entitled, rather efficiently, "Season Four"). You had the opportunity to read my advance review of the first two episodes of 30 Rock's fourth season but now that the the first episode has aired, I'm curious to see what you thought of the season premiere.

Has 30 Rock lost any of its savage wit after four seasons? Or is it just as wickedly funny (and deliciously absurd) as it always has been? What did you think of Jenna's off-season tennis promo song (complete with meth references) for Real America? Or Jack being concerned about GE's corporate woes and Kenneth's decision to strike after seeing Jack's bonus check? Or Tracy's efforts to connect with the common man?

What other series could fit in references to Rabbi Shmuley and "Comrade Obama" in the same episode? (Answer: none.) And did you roar with laughter when Tina Fey managed to work in a very pointed comment about Jay Leno?

Talk back here.

Next week on 30 Rock ("Into The Crevasse"), Devin returns to plot revenge against Jack; Tracy and Jenna both have reasons to be angry with Liz and are determined to make her life miserable; Liz tries to find a way to regain order over her life and the show; Kenneth volunteers at an animal shelter.

Comments

susie que said…
The jab at Jay Leno was genius.
Bella Spruce said…
Not the funniest episode ever but still very entertaining. I loved seeing Tracy trying to be "normal" and not even knowing how to get out of the building on his own. Looking forward to Devin's return next week. I love Will Arnett!
Anonymous said…
I agree that this episode wasn't the funniest of 30 Rock's, but a slightly less funny 30 Rock is still a million times funnier than anything else on TV. Plus, we know it'll keep improving as the season revs up, it always does. I'm so glad 30 Rock is back!
S Broggie said…
Still one of the top sitcoms on now, and maybe ever. Hopefully we have at least another 3 or 4 seasons left.

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