30 Rock

The Collection

Season 2, Ep 3, Aired 10/18/07
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  • Episode Description
  • Jack hires a private investigator to uncover skeletons in his closet so he can get rid of them before GE's vetting process discovers them. Meanwhile, Angie announces that she will follow Tracy at all times to keep him in line, which Liz believes to be good until she covers for Tracy and gets on Angie's bad side. Finally, Jenna starts to worry once she starts to lose all the weight she gained over the summer, and her popularity begins to drop.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jane Krakowski

    Jenna Maroney

  • Tracy Morgan

    Tracy Jordan

  • Tina Fey

    Liz Lemon

  • Alec Baldwin

    Jack Donaghy

  • Sherri Shepherd

    Angie Jordan

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Mother of all epsiodes!

    By GeorgeJobson, Nov 26, 2007

  • What to say for a cookie

    By Water78, Oct 20, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (17)

    • Jack: Lemon, I'm impressed. You're beginning to think like like a businessman. Liz: A businesswoman. Jack: I don't think that's a word.

    • Liz: What's with the cookie jar? Jack: I collect them. Liz: Really? Is that some sort of unresolved childhood thing? Jack: Nice try. Uh, we never had any cookie jars in my home because my mother never baked us any cookies because she never felt we deserved any cookies. So obviously it has nothing to do with my childhood. Liz: But that cookie jar says "MOM" on it. Jack: Uh, I don't think so. I've always viewed it as an upside-down "WOW".

    • Kenneth: (feeding Jenna) Coming in for a landing. (makes airplane noises) Uh oh, there's turbulence. (makes sputtering motor sound) And now an Indian guy got up to use the bathroom, and an air marshal shot him. (makes plane nosediving noise)

    • Kenneth: This stuff will make you real fat, Miss Maroney. It made my dad's heart just up and give out. And that's what made my mom's friend Ron move in...

    • Angie: (to Liz) I trusted you. You wear glasses!

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    Notes (3)

    • The German episode title is "Trennungsschmerz", meaning "The Pain of Parting". The French title is "La collection". The Italian title is "La collezione". The Spanish title is "La colección".

    • Steve Buscemi was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series category for his work on this episode.

    • International Airdates: Latin America: November 20, 2007 on CANAL SONY; Czech Republic: March 25, 2010 on Prima COOL

    Trivia (1)

    • In the scene when Jack offers his cookie jar collection to Kenneth, the door to Jack's office continually switches from being open to closed.

    Allusions (1)

    • Jack tells the P.I. that his cousin Tim fixes NBA games. Tim Donaghy is a real NBA ref charged with fixing games in 2007.

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