Robert Carlock — Writer

Episodes 28

7.9

Jack the Writer

1x4
November 1, 2006

Liz struggles to keep Jack out of the writers' room and Kenneth soon learns that working for Tracy may be more than he expected.

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8.1

Jack-Tor

1x5
November 16, 2006

After being pressured by Jack to plug GE products into her show, Liz integrates Jack into a sketch. While Jack hones his questionable acting chops, Frank and Toofer trick Jenna into fearing for her job and Liz wonders if Tracy is faking illiteracy to skip out on rehearsals.

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November 30, 2006

After Liz takes her ex-boyfriend, Dennis, back simply because he asks, Jack takes it upon himself to mentor her as he thinks that she is leading a life of mediocrity. Meanwhile, Tracy gets a tattoo in the face, Jenna gets botox and collagen injections, and Josh is given two black eyes by an angry Liz Taylor.

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March 1, 2007

Jack forces Tracy to attend the Source Awards and Kenneth has words with a rap artist. Meanwhile, Liz goes to great lengths to prove to her African-American date that she's not racist.

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March 8, 2007

Jack helps his brother Eddie land a job at 'TGS', Liz is forced to make desperate staff cutbacks, and Tracy seeks spiritual fulfillment with help from Kenneth.

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8.3

Cleveland

1x20
April 19, 2007

Sick of New York and frustrated with his career, Floyd contemplates a move to the Midwest and asks Liz if she's consider leaving TGS behind. Jack rushes to Paris (and soon, the altar) with Christie's auctioneer Phoebe while Tracy works furiously on financing his latest career move, dubbed the "Tracy Jordan Comeback."

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October 11, 2007

When Jack discovers that his boss is retiring, he decides to get in the competition for his position. Meanwhile, Jenna begins to enjoy her fame for being fat and along with Jack encourages Liz to get her act together. Finally, Kenneth makes it his mission to get Tracy and Angie back together.

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8.1

Episode 210

2x10
January 10, 2008

Jack and C.C. try to make their long distance romance work, Liz decides to invest in real estate, and Kenneth becomes addicted to caffeine.

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7.4

Subway Hero

2x12
April 17, 2008

Dennis becomes a New York City celebrity after jumping in front of a train and saving someone who fell on the tracks. Meanwhile, Jack desperately tries to persuade Tracy to become the celebrity face of the Republican Party.

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7.9

Sandwich Day

2x14
May 1, 2008

Floyd stays at Liz's place overnight when his flight is canceled. Meanwhile, Jack is demoted to the 12th floor, causing him to question his future status at the company. Finally, the staff celebrates Annual Sandwich Day with mysterious sandwiches from a secret location in Brooklyn.

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December 13, 2010

Liz heads to Chicago to get out of jury duty and on her flight back to New York she is assigned a seat next to Oprah. Liz seizes the opportunity to ask Oprah for advice with some of the problems she's been having. Back in New York, the feud continues between Tracy and Jenna, and Jack's morals are tested by Kenneth after an Olympics snafu.

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9.5

Generalissimo

3x10
January 10, 2011

Liz tries to begin a relationship with a new tenant after accidentally receiving his mail. Meanwhile, Jack's appearance causes Elisa's grandmother to disapprove of the relationship, and Tracy has trouble maintaining the lifestyles of Wall Street frat boys.

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10.0

Apollo, Apollo

3x16
January 31, 2011

While Jack puts together the perfect 50th birthday party for himself, home videos inspire him to try to recreate his happiest moment. Dennis decides to tell Liz about his addiction. Meanwhile, Kenneth and Pete work to make Tracy's childhood dream come true.

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9.5

Kidney Now!

3x22
February 21, 2011

Jack's biological father's health hangs in the balance as the pair start to build a relationship. Liz draws some attention as a relationship expert, despite her own many failed relationships, after an appearance on a talk show. Tracy is invited to speak at his old high school and Kenneth helps him overcome some embarrassing memories from those years.

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July 4, 2011

Jack tries to protect his job and the company when Devin returns to seek revenge; Tracy and Jenna try to make Liz's life miserable; Kenneth volunteers at an animal shelter.

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10.0

Audition Day

4x4
July 5, 2011

Liz and Pete try to rig the audition process; Tracy and Jenna decide they should conduct their own search for the next 'TGS' star.

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10.0

Klaus and Greta

4x9
July 8, 2011

Following a wild New Year's Eve, Jack has to try to repair the damage he did after leaving a drunken message on an ex's voicemail. Meanwhile, Jenna tries to get into a relationship with James Franco in order to cover up his secret; and Liz, after accidentally "outing" her cousin to his family, welcomes him to New York City; and Tracy finds new respect for women.

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10.0

The Moms

4x20
July 15, 2011

Liz Lemon meets her mother's old flame, while Jack Donaghy's mother, Colleen, gets tangled in his relationships with Avery Jessup and high school love, Nancy Donovan. Jenna's mother, Verna returns, while Tracy learns a lesson from his "mom".

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December 14, 2011

Liz uses her newfound confidence to solve Pete's problem with a difficult editor (Paul Giamatti); Jack tries to cheat mortality; Tracy vows to be present when his wife gives birth.

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January 13, 2012

An offensive rant by Tracy is leaked online. Jack disapproves of Liz's new boyfriend, and the Best Friends Gang is reunited when Kenneth and Jenna call for the help of Kelsey Grammer.

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10.0

Live Show

5x4
January 18, 2012

On show night, Liz Lemon grows increasingly infuriated when no one seems to remember that it's her 40th birthday. Just before the taping, Tracy Jordan becomes convinced that nothing is funnier than a performer laughing and breaking character, which he elects to do all night, much to Jenna Maroney's chagrin. Meanwhile, Jack Donaghy struggles with the consequences of his promise to give up drinking while Avery is pregnant.

The episode was filmed twice. The East Coast version aired for the Eastern, Central and Mountain time zones. The West Coast version was aired in the western, Alaskan and Hawaiian time zones.

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January 20, 2012

Tracy Jordan challenges Liz by leading his own protest in defense of idiots everywhere. Jack faces off with Devin Banks yet again, but still finds time to interfere with Liz's relationship by giving Criss an ultimatum, and Liz tries to get rid of Jenna's new assistant.

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February 29, 2012

"Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning" is the twelfth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock. It was written by executive producer Robert Carlock. The director of this episode was Beth McCarthy-Miller. It originally aired on the National Broadcasting Company in the United States on January 27, 2011. Guest stars in this episode include Robert De Niro, Lester Holt, Sherri Shepherd, and Dean Winters.

In the episode, Jack Donaghy decides to pre-tape a celebrity benefit for a natural disaster, but his plan goes terribly wrong. Meanwhile, Tracy Jordan continues to drive Liz Lemon crazy with his irresponsibility. However, when a reality show camera crew starts to follow Tracy around, Liz tries to use it to her advantage.

"Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning" was universally well received and praised by television critics. According to Nielsen Media Research, the episode was watched by 4.922 million households during its original broadcast, and received a 2.4 rating/7 share among viewers in the 18–49 demographic.

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March 10, 2012

Jack sets Liz up on a blind date to show her what she's missing in her relationship with Criss. Meanwhile at KableTown, Jack has to scramble when his plan to manufacture couches hits a speed bump. With Tracy's help, Jenna orchestrates a public meltdown to get Paul's attention.

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10.0

100 (2)

5x21
April 18, 2012

With TGS facing imminent cancellation, Jack asks Hank Hooper to allow them to do their 100th episode as a final chance to prove they deserve a place on the air. Meanwhile, Jack questions a life decision of his and Jenna wonders if motherhood is for her.

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October 11, 2012

Jack and Liz find themselves at odds over political satire at "TGS". Criss and Liz make a surprising relationship breakthrough. Meanwhile, Jenna, discouraged by the disappointing sales of her summer dance hit, is thrilled to learn that Kenneth's mother and her boyfriend still buy music.

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8.3

Game Over

7x9
January 10, 2013

Jack asks Devin Banks to help him discredit Kaylie Hooper, Jack's teenage nemesis and KableTown's future CEO. Liz considers her options as she tries to become a mother. Tracy directs Octavia Spencer in his movie.

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10.0

Hogcock!

7x12
January 31, 2013

Liz has trouble adjusting to being a stay-at-home mother. Jack takes stock of his life, and Tracy struggles to get on without Kenneth.

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