Goodbye 30 Rock! – A Link Party [Part 1]

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It’s been a tough few days for me, in regards to the television.  BBC’s Miranda finished earlier this week [there’ll be a post on that to come], and now it’s time for the end of 30 Rock.  I’ve not seen the finale yet – it only aired in the US a couple of hours ago – but I’ve seen every other episode, and I’m very sad to see it go.

In celebration of the end, I’ve collected links to a bunch of articles and other 30 Rock-related things.  I know that there’ll be more of these to come, but in the meantime, this is what I’ve got…

NOTE: The following links contain spoilers up to and including s07e11, so if you’re not completely up-to-date, click away at your own risk.

kenneth-parcell-30-rock-t-shirt-80steesKenneth Parcell t-shirt anyone?
I’ve long had a theory that Kenneth Parcell was either going to go mad and kill everybody, or somehow become their boss – and, as we saw last week, I was right about half of it!  [I have a similar theory about Parks and Rec‘s Chris Treager – except that he’s already kind of in charge].  You never know, maybe he’ll do both – there’s still one more episode…

Jezebel: Farewell to 30 Rock, the Show That Never Stopped Laughing at the Horrifying Loneliness of Being Human

Pop Culture Brain: The Japanese 30 Rock Intro [it’s awesome]

The Clicker: 30 Rock‘s 30 Best Guest Stars

Flavorwire: 100 of the Best Quotes From 30 Rock

The AV Club: How 30 Rock’s well-plotted final season echoes The Mary Tyler Moore Show

The AV Club: 10 episodes that show how 30 Rock tweaked the sitcom formula

ThinkProgress: Liz Lemon’s White Guilt, The Black Crusaders, and Grizz and Dot Com: Why 30 Rock Mattered On Race

Buzzfeed: The League of Extraordinary 30 Rock

Pop Culture Brain: 30 Rock‘s Fake MLK Day Movie Trailer

Pop Culture Brain: Shit Liz Lemon Says

Buzzfeed: The World of 30 Rock

Viewrz Boards: Top 7 30 Rock Moments

Liz Lemonator: The “30 Rocks” Sesame Street Sketch

The Huffington Post: Goodbye, 30 Rock: Why The Tina Fey Comedy Was So Special

I’ll be back sometime next week with more articles about the end of 30 Rock.  Now, I think it’s time for me to watch the finale…


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