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30 Rock: The Source Awards

Jack, needing to unload his family's line of wines, convinces Ghostface Killah and Ridikolus to endorse "Donaghy Estates" and introduce the next Cristal. Meanwhile, Ridikolus' girlfriend eyes Kenneth; and Tracy and Liz try to break up with Tracy's business manager.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x16
Production Number: 116
Airdate: Thursday March 01st, 2007
Special Airtime: 09:32 pm


Alternate Airdates:

UK (COMEDY CENTRAL) Jan 24, 2008

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (6 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Ghostface KillahGhostface Killah
As Himself
Recurring

Guest Stars
Elijah CookElijah Cook
As Young Tracy
Recurring
Grizz ChapmanGrizz Chapman
As Grizz
Recurring
Guy BayoGuy Bayo
As French Dude
Recurring
Jason SudeikisJason Sudeikis
As Floyd
Recurring
Kevin Brown (2)Kevin Brown (2)
As Dot Com
Recurring
LL Cool JLL Cool J
As Ridikolus
Ricky SmithRicky Smith
As Young Raw Dog
Wayne BradyWayne Brady
As Steven
Main Cast
Tina FeyTina Fey
As Liz Lemon
Tracy MorganTracy Morgan
As Tracy Jordan
Jane KrakowskiJane Krakowski
As Jenna Maroney
Jack McBrayerJack McBrayer
As Kenneth Parcell
Scott AdsitScott Adsit
As Pete Hornberger
Judah FriedlanderJudah Friedlander
As Frank Rossitano
Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
As Jack Donaghy
Episode Notes
Ratings: 5.74 million viewers



Episode Quotes
(Jack proudly presents his wine to Liz)
Jack: This ought to prove my mother wrong, saying that Donaghy is Gaelic for failure. What the hell does she know? She's a Murphy. Bunch of mud farmers and sheep rapists.

Jack: Steven's a good man. He's on partner track at Dewey, and he's a Black.
Liz: A black? That is offensive.
Jack: No, no. That's his last name–Steven Black. Good family.
Liz: Oh, yeah, of course.
Jack: Remarkable people, the Blacks. Musical, very athletic, not very good swimmers. Again I'm talking about the family. Black is African-American though.

(Liz insists to Jack that she does not look at others in terms of race)
Liz: When I leave work at night, I am just riding on a subway car full of scary teenage people.

(Kenneth denies Ridikolus entry to Tracy's party)
Ridikolus: We're with Tracy Jordan.
Kenneth: And Mr. Jordan himself said, "Don't let no one in who's not on the list 'cause this mess is gonna get raw, like sushi. So, haters to the left."

Ridikolus: What's your game?
Kenneth: Boggle.

Tracy: (to Jack about his wine) If you get rich off of this stuff, just take care of my family. I don't want my kids to have to go to college.

Liz: So, how about Lost this season?
Steven: (laughs) Sorry, I don't own a TV.
Liz: Really? What do you...sit and look at?

Steven: I have hobbies. I participate in Vietnam War reenactments, and I take pictures of interesting doors. (laughs) And, uh, I spend a lot of free time blogging about Star Wars.
Liz: Oh, really, you like Star Wars?
Steven: I love it.
Liz: I was Princess Leia, like, four Halloweens in a row. Recently.
Steven: No, no, no, no, no, not the fantasy movie with the, uh, monsters. I'm talking about the Strategic Defense Initiative.

Jack: (to Ridikolus) Now, as you may have read in Robert Parker's wine newsletter, "Donaghy Estates tastes like the urine of Satan after a hefty portion of asparagus."

Jenna: (referring to Steven) Who cares if he thinks you're a racist?
Liz: I do, because I'm not.
(a page knocks on the door with something for Liz)
Liz: Ah, thank you, (reading her name tag) "Ah-mahn-da."
Page: It's...Amanda.

(Jack wants Tracy to host the Source Awards)
Tracy: Who else is gonna be at this thing?
Jack: Well, you're gonna be sharing the stage with Nas...
Tracy: Nope, he hates me! We used to date the same girl.
Jack: What about Young Jeezy?
Tracy: Forget about it. I called his pit bull a gaywad on 106 and Park.
Liz: That would do it.
Jack: The Game.
Tracy: Nope.
Jack: T.I.
Tracy: Ain't nothin' happenin'.
Jack: Superhead.
Tracy: No can do.
Jack: Fabolus.
Tracy: Won't do.
Jack: Ridonkeykong.
Tracy: No!
Jack: MC Scat Cat.
Tracy: What?
Jack: Homonculus.
Tracy: Mm-mm.
Jack: Raw Dog.
Tracy: Hell no! Me and his beef go way back. We were both cast members on a Nickelodeon show called Ray-Ray's Mystery Garage.

Tracy: (about hosting the source awards) If I don't go, Ridikolus is gonna kill me. If I do go, someone else is gonna kill me. See? It's a Catch-22. Aw, he's gonna be there, too.

Ridikolus: What color plane you wanna buy?
Jack: Clear...like Wonder Woman's.

Tracy: Ken, I'll be gone soon, but I just wanted you to know that I loved being your mentor, and it's been an honor having you be my manatee.

Tracy: I'm just going through the classic stages of grief–fear, denial, horniness, wisdom, sleepiness, and now depression.
Kenneth: What about anger?
Tracy: No! I don't wanna do anger and you can't make me!

Kenneth: Aren't you the man who told me to live every week like it's Shark Week? And that nothing's impossible except for dinosaurs? Don't give up on life, sir.
Tracy: Wow... The manatee has become the Mento.

Liz: I truly don't like you as a person. Can't one human being not like another human being? Can't we all just not get along?
Steven: Liz, I wish it could be like that...and–and maybe someday our children or–or our children's children will hate each other like that, but it just doesn't work that way today.
Liz: (exasperated sigh) So what you're saying is any woman that doesn't like you is racist.
Steven: No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no. Some women are gay.

(Liz wants Steven to come to the Source Awards with her)
Steven: Will there be a gift bag?
Liz: Probably.
Steven: OK. Well, you can have everything in it. (Liz stares at him) Because I collect tote bags.

Tracy: (to Liz) I'm gonna find a homeless man, dress him up like me, set him on fire. Then I'm gonna start a brand new life in Arizona under the new name Ron Mexico.
Dot Com: (to Grizz) We're not doing that.

Liz: (to Jack) What is it with men and guns?
Tracy: Well, I think I speak for the both of us when I say, 'cause they're metal penises.
Liz: (to Tracy) Yeah, well you can't solve all your problems by shooting someone or setting a stranger on fire.

Ridikolus: (to Kenneth) Back away.
Jack: (to Ridikolus) Oh, he's harmless. Don't be ridiculous.
Ridikolus: I am Ridikolus.

Ridikolus: And you better be glad that Jack Donaghy has your back.
Kenneth: Well, I (reaches out) got your nose! (runs out of the room)
Ridikolus: Jay, go get my nose back.

(Kenneth accidentally bumps into Ridikolus)
Ridikolus: Aw, man, you did not just scuff these shoes. P. Diddy wears these.
Kenneth: Oh, will he be mad when you give them back?
Ridikolus: Son, to have you, your moms must be so stupid she thinks Grape Nuts is an STD.
Kenneth: Well, sir, your mother must not have raised you right, 'cause you're not saying very nice things.

(after all the bad things that happened, Ridikolus accuses Jack of making a mockery of the Source Awards)
Ridikolus: Wait till I tell Tupac about this. (pauses) Uh...uh...
Jack: I didn't hear anything.
Ridikolus: Good.



Episode Goofs
The English subtitles for the French spoken in this episode misspell "appreciate" as "appreicate."



Warning: 30 Rock season 1 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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