30 Rock

The One with the Cast of Night Court

Season 3, Ep 3, Aired 11/13/08
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  • Episode Description
  • Liz and Jenna's friend, Claire Harper, a free-spirited stalker-type, shows up unexpectedly in New York to visit. But once she gets there, she centers her attention on Jack and claims him as her own. Tracy, trying to cheer up Kenneth because of the new page uniforms, invites the cast of Night Court to visit.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alec Baldwin

    Jack Donaghy

  • Tracy Morgan

    Tracy Jordan

  • Jane Krakowski

    Jenna Maroney

  • Judah Friedlander

    Frank Rossitano

  • Jack McBrayer

    Kenneth Parcell

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • A former roommate of Liz and Jenna comes to New York, Kenneth lives out a Night Court fantasy

    By thefanof, Nov 14, 2008

  • Interesting twist of three shows coming together

    By Water78, Mar 08, 2009

  • Jennifer Aniston guest stars as Jenna and Liz's crazy old friend. Kenneth hates the new page jackets.

    By maruschk, Dec 01, 2008

  • an average episode of 30 Rock

    By feraflower, Nov 14, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • Jack: I've got to get out of this. What do other guys do? Liz: Well, one guy died. Scottie Pippen requested a trade to Houston. Jack: Houston's too humid. What about this "died" thing?

    • Kenneth: (talking to the cast of Night Court) I just wanna thank y'all, for making this dream come true for me. Finally giving America what it wants, a reunion of friends... from Night Court.

    • Jack: You were right about Claire. She crashed Mi's house party. Liz: Uh-huh. Did she do 'sexy birthday' or 'mannequin who comes to life'? Jack: 'Sexy birthday', thank God.

    • Liz: Hey, did you see our shout-out in Variety? They called us a "comedy show"!

    • Liz: Claire is in the lobby. Jenna: Claire Harper? From Chicago? Liz: Yeah. Fun, crazy Claire. Jenna: Oh, man. Do you remember that night we all danced in that open fire hydrant? Liz: Yeah. Her roof parties. Jenna: Karaoke and boys talk. Liz: The all-night scavenger hunt. Jenna: Do you remember when we crashed that Polish wedding? Liz: (smile fading) Yeah, she's exhausting.

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    Notes (4)

    • The German episode title is "Die verrückte Freundin", meaning "The Crazy Friend". The French episode title is "Un tribunal de nuit", their title for-and meaning literally-Night Court. The Italian episode title is "Tribunal di notte", meaning "Night Court". The Spanish title is "Una reunión de amigos de Juzgado de guardia", meaning "A Reunion of Friends from Night Court".

    • Though credited, Scott Adsit and Keith Powell do not appear in this episode.

    • International Airdates: Latin America: February 18, 2009 on Sony Entertainment Television (aka Canal Sony); Italy: December 20, 2010 on Sky Uno; Czech Republic: May 25, 2011 on Prima COOL

    • Jennifer Aniston also worked with Alec Baldwin in the season 8 episodes "The One With The Tea Leaves" and "The One In Massapequa" of Friends. Plus, they both worked with Judah Friedlander in the 2004 movie Along Came Polly.

    Trivia (1)

    • When Claire puts the gun in Jack's hand, the barrel is facing away from her. When the camera angle changes, the barrel is facing toward her.

    Allusions (1)

    • The episode title is a nod to the naming concept of Friends episodes, which all followed a "The One with/where/etc." pattern.

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