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From which film did they use this younger Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock?

IMDb's movie connections page for the episode states: Features: The Hunt for Red October (1990) A shot of young Alec Baldwin is shown on the HD Camera monitor Here's a frame from the movie ...
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Where and why is the Royal Coat of Arms in the title sequence of 30Rock

It's the replica of the Royal Coat of Arms as part of a panel called Industries of the British Empire sculpted by Carl Paul Jennewein at the British Empire Building in Rockefeller Center, 620 5th ...
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What is 'Forget it Tracy. It's Midtown' a reference to in 30 Rock

I'm an American who has lived in Manhattan, and I don't know of anything unique about Midtown Manhattan that would make sense in this joke. Therefore, I think it's safe to conclude the line has no ...
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Were the 30 Rock Live episodes shot at 30 Rock?

Yes. "Live Show", the fourth episode of the fifth season was shot in Studio 8H. From Wiki: Studio 8H in the GE Building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza is where Saturday Night Live (SNL) is filmed and ...
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Why are there so many recurrences of the number 17 in 30 Rock?

While it may not account for her use as a favorite word, Tina Fey based the character of Janis Ian (from her movie Mean Girls) on the singer Janis Ian, whose song, "At Seventeen," laments the social ...
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Is there any connection between Liz and Ron’s office food pictures?

Ron and Liz are both cartoonishly passionate about food. Liz's relationship with food is a primary character trait. As goofy as 30 Rock is, it's striking how consistently Liz uses food as a defense or ...
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What's the joke in Season 4 ep 8 of 30 Rock?

I have not seen the show but the online transcript for that episode has the following: Bless her heart. She had a hypoactive thyroid. Do you remember the time she cannon-balled into Mel and ...
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Is there any connection between Liz and Ron’s office food pictures?

There are no doubt a number of crossover similarities between the two shows. Some of them are outlined here. Obviously, both of them worked on SNL at the same time and this no doubt led to the ...
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