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30 Rock: Subway Hero

Jack wants to get the hero who stopped a possible subway accident booked for the show. The man ends up being Dennis, Liz's ex-boyfriend who hopes to win her back. Meanwhile, Jack is coming up with blanks while searching for a hip Republican celebrity for the weekends John McCain fund raising dinner, settling on Bucky Bright, an aging 1940's star. Not to be outdone, Jack turns to Tracey as a representative of the Republicans.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x12
Production Number: 212
Airdate: Thursday April 17th, 2008
Special Airtime: 08:30 pm

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Comedy Central) Jul 30, 2009

  • Currently 6.2/10
6.2/10 (22 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Dean Winters
As Dennis
Kevin Brown (2)
As Dotcom
Maulik Pancholy
As Jonathan
Tim Conway
As Bucky Bright

Main Cast
Tina Fey
As Liz Lemon
Tracy Morgan
As Tracy Jordan
Jane Krakowski
As Jenna Maroney
Jack McBrayer
As Kenneth Parcell
Scott Adsit
As Pete Hornberger
Judah Friedlander
As Frank Rossitano
Alec Baldwin
As Jack Donaghy
Keith Powell
As James "Toofer" Spurlock
Lonny Ross
As Josh Girard
Episode Quotes
Jack: Lemon, I'm helping to organize a little fund-raising dinner for John McCain this weekend and I need some women to attend, so it doesn't turn into another huge sausage fest.
Liz: Well, I don't know. (reading the invitation) What's the committee to re-invade Vietnam?
Jack: Just say you'll come. Johnathan is going to round up all the cool Republican celebrities.
Liz: Like who, Chuck Norris?
Jack: No, C-Nor and I had a falling out after I switched to another dojo.

Jack: The Subway Hero. Do you not watch the news?
Liz: Food Network doesn't have news.

Cultural References
Dennis' subway hero storyline is a reference to Wesley Autrey, a New York City man who saved another person from an oncoming train during January of 2007.

Warning: 30 Rock season 2 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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