Jack tries to avoid his mother. Meanwhile, Jenna starts to envy Liz and her married life.
Liz tries to get Criss to want a family once she runs into Dennis.
After vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan drops out of the race, Liz (Tina Faye) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) agree to keep politics off TGS. When a new politician (Tracy Morgan) shows up on the scene, however, Liz struggles to keep her word. Meanwhile, Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) has a visit from his mother (Catherine O'Hara) and her naive friend (Bryan Cranston).moreless
Avery is reunited with Jack, but she's not alone. Meanwhile, Liz and Criss find their relationship strained by gender stereotypes.
Queen of Jordan again invades the TGS set to hype Angie's new clothing line. Meanwhile, Jack receives news of Avery's release, and Liz finds herself in a reality smackdown with Angie and Tracy'sdaughtermoreless
When profitability concerns threaten TGS' live airing, Kenneth describes great live TV moments from NBC's past to prove that live broadcasts are a vital part of the TV experience.
Jack wants to cure Pete of his low self-esteem and instill him with ambition. Tracy's sense of smell returns. Kenneth accidentally helps Jenna in her prank war with the TGS writers.
Jack seeks an idea to expand Kabletown's business to impress Hank Hooper. Liz discovers her diary from a year ago holds the key to solving today's problems, while Hazel continues her weird obsession with her. Jenna feels she's under a hex. Tracy takes a film role just to pay off taxes.moreless
Liz agrees to mentor Hazel, while Jack steps up his attempts to free Avery from North Korea. Kenneth keeps having trouble adjusting to no longer being a page for TGS.
Liz's script for a TV movie about Jack and Avery makes him question his feelings for Diana. Jenna and Tracy try to outfox Weird Al Yankovic. Kenneth gets another NBC job.
Dennis pops up to spoil Liz's day with Criss. Jack applies capitalist principles to a strategy game played by the TGS writing staff to prove he's still got his business edge. Hazel tries to keep Tracy and Jenna civil to one another.moreless
Tracy and Jenna help Pete figure out how his whisky went missing. Liz pretends to date Frank so he doesn't have to admit to his mother that he's dating Lynn. Jack helps Kenneth deal with a rival in Standards and Practices.moreless
The staff celebrates Leap Day, with Liz helping Jenna try to bed a billionaire, Jack relishing an extra day of business, and Tracy needing the writers' help to use up a Benihana gift card.moreless
Frank and Tracy try to find a Valentine's Day date for Lutz. Liz and Criss test their relationship by shopping together at IKEA. Jack and Avery's mother hope to secure Avery's release from North Korea. Jenna needs Pete to produce her live performance on America's Kidz Got Singing. Kenneth shows Hazel around the TGS area.moreless
Frank and Tracy try to find a Valentine's Day date for Lutz. Liz and Criss test their relationship by shopping together at IKEA. Avery's mother and Jack fight a growing attraction for one another. Jenna has performance anxiety over her upcoming live song on America's Kidz Got Singing.moreless
Tracy and Jenna perform at the Bar Mitzvah for their accountant's son. Liz conjures a clever plan for negotiating her new contract with Jack. Kenneth switches places with aSuze Orman Show page when he feels TGS doesn't appreciate him.moreless
Tracy goes on the offensive against Liz by coming to the defense of idiots. Jack faces another challenge from Devin and meddles in Liz's relationship with Criss. Jenna and Kenneth get help from Kelsey Grammer in dealing with an unconscious Pete.moreless