The critically acclaimed sitcom 30 Rock proves the behind-the-scenes chaos of a sketch comedy series is just as funny as the show itself. The series followed head writer Liz Lemon, her staff, boss, and eccentric cast of the NBC sketch comedy series TGS with Tracy Jordan.
The series first hit the airwaves in 2006 and was met with rave reviews. In many ways, the series feels like a live-action version of an animated sitcom, seeing as 30 Rock often used surreal humor and cutaway gags. Indeed, the series became famous for its plethora of running jokes, including ones that transcend time and remain popular despite the series ending in 2013.
10 TGS With Tracy Jordan Sketches
Liz Lemon struggled to balance her personal life while dealing with an erratic boss, lazy employees, and difficult stars. However, Liz manages to produce a weekly comedy show with all the chaos going on around her.
The fictional sketches play an essential role throughout the series. The series depicts the sketches at every stage, including the writing process, rehearsals, and showtime. TGS produced a long list of sketches including, Cat Lady, President Flava Flav, and Macbeth with Mayor McCheese.
TGS with Tracy Jordan isn’t the only TV series on the air in 30 Rock. Jenna and Tracy are often landing roles on other series. At the same time, Jack Donaghy is constantly adding new programming to…