30 Rock

Season 3 Episode 5


Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Dec 04, 2008 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • The version of White Haven, PA presented in this episode varies greatly from the real thing. The real White Haven is a suburb of Wilkes-Barre, not Philadelphia, and it is not situated in a dry county, as no counties in Pennsylvania prohibit alcohol sales. There is also no route 9 in Pennsylvania, as a hotel clerk mentions to Jack.

  • Quotes

    • Jack: We all have ways of coping. I use sex and awesomeness.

    • Jenna: And I definitely would have gone to my reunion, but the boat I was educated on sank.

    • Tracy: Where were you two? Your job is to protect me from embarrassment.
      Dotcom: Grizz had to go to the optometrist.
      Tracy: Making up words won't save you!

    • Liz: The only people that are going to go to this thing are people like [Kelsey] and her stupid friends—the cool, pretty crowd.
      Jack: Well, that's you now, Lemon. You've got a hit TV show, you've got very impressive friends, you've found a hairstyle that works for you—so long as it's not too humid—and you're telling me that you don't have the confidence to face a bunch of whittling, jug-blowing, IHOP-monkeys?
      Liz: Jack, it's a suburb of Philadelphia.
      Jack: Lemon, you will go and show that Kelsey Winthrop that the ugly duckling has turned into a... vaguely ethnic swan.

    • Jack: What happened when I told you Geiss had screwed me over for the CEO job? Did you offer your help as a friend, or did you make some joke about me being impotent?
      Liz: Geez, that was, like, eight hours ago!

    • Liz: Ugh, even Rob Sussman hated me? He was the first gay guy I ever kissed!

    • Rob: Hello, Elizabeth, it's Rob Sussman. Still think I'm "gayer than the volleyball scene in Top Gun"?

    • Liz: One time I laughed at a blind guy eating spaghetti! Sometimes I pee in the shower if I'm really tired! I saw my grandparents making love once, and I didn't leave right away!

    • Jack: Hey, Lemon, check this out. I just made it up. The three Bs: beers, boats, and buds. Doesn't that sound great?
      Liz: Are you having a stroke?

    • Liz: How is this working? You're 12 years older than everyone here.
      Jack: Lemon, rich 50 is middle class 38.

    • Kenneth: Your landlord called and said it's not the toilet, it's you.
      Liz: That's his opinion.

  • Notes

    • The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

    • This is the first of Jeff Hiller's two, unrelated appearances on 30 Rock. He can also be seen in season five's "Double-Edged Sword".

    • The German episode title is "Klassentreffen", and the French title is "Réunion d'anciens élèves", both meaning "Class Reunion". The Spanish title is "Reunión".

    • International Airdates: Latin America: March 4, 2009 on Sony Entertainment Television (aka Canal Sony); Australia: March 9, 2009 on Channel 7; Czech Republic: May 27, 2011 on Prima COOL

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

    • Music: INXS' "Need You Tonight"; Animotion's "Obsession"

  • Allusions