Season 5 Episodes

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Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/5/2011
With the fifth season of "TGS" over, everyone is getting ready for summer. Liz's (Fey) relaxing vacation in the Hamptons is ruined when Tracy (Morgan) moves in next door.
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Everything Sunny All the Time Always

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/28/2011
Liz (Tina Fey) realizes that she needs to take control of her personal life by fixing up her dream apartment, but she encounters an obstacle along the way.
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100 (Part 2)

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/21/2011
When Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) threatens to cancel "TGS", Jack (Alec Baldwin) convinces him to allow Liz and company the chance to do their 100th episode.
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Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/21/2011
When Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) threatens to cancel "TGS", Jack (Alec Baldwin) convinces him to allow Liz and company the chance to do their 100th episode.
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I Heart Connecticut

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/14/2011
With "TGS" on the brink of cancellation, Liz and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) go into detective mode to track Tracy down.
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Plan B

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/24/2011
Liz tries to reassure her staff that the show's forced hiatus is temporary, but everyone starts to focus on their fallback plans.
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Queen of Jordan

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/17/2011
Jack (Alec Baldwin) puts Liz in charge of an event for Angie in the hopes that she can emotionally manipulate Angie into making an appeal to Tracy.
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TGS Hates Women

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/24/2011
When a blog accuses TGS of being misogynistic, Liz hires an upcoming female comedian, Abby Flynn (guest star Cristin Milioti).
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It's Never Too Late for Now

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/17/2011
Jenna takes Liz out to distract her from her breakup and prove love still exists, while Jack, a newly sleep-deprived father, loses his negotiating edge when discussing his nanny's salary.
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Double-Edged Sword

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/10/2011
Jack and Avery (guest star Elizabeth Banks) go to Canada for a final romantic getaway before they become parents, but when Avery goes into labor, they do everything in their power to not give birth to a Canadian.
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Que Sopresa!

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/3/2012
Jack tries to impress the owner of Kabletown, while Liz helps Avery hide her pregnancy from her competitive co-worker, Carmen Chao (guest star Vanessa Minnillo).
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Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/27/2011
Tracy has a reality TV crew following him around which Liz tries to use to her advantage, while Jack attempts to make a profit by pre-recording natural disaster telethons.
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Mrs. Donaghy

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/20/2011
Company budget cuts affect the TGS staff, and Liz (Tina Fey) tries to use Jack's (Alec Baldwin) wedding mistake in her favor.
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Christmas Attack Zone

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/9/2010
Liz (Tina Fey) and Avery convince Jack (Alec Baldwin) to come clean about things that he?s been keeping from his mother (guest star Elaine Stritch) when she visits him for Christmas.
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Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/2/2010
Jack (Baldwin) recommends that Liz (Fey) start seeing a therapist when she worries that Carol is getting bored with their relationship.
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Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/18/2010
Jack worries that GE's microwave sales have improved too much without his help and tries to find glitches in their newest design.
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Brooklyn Without Limits

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/11/2010
Jack (Baldwin) tries to influence a Congressional election in favor of a particular candidate (guest star John Slattery) for the benefit of the network.
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Gentleman's Intermission

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/4/2010
Avery wants Jack to be less involved in Liz’s life, leaving Liz without Jack’s help when her father visits.
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Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/21/2010
Jack (Alec Baldwin) is having a perfect day and succeeding at every task. He tries to channel his winning streak into helping Liz (Tina Fey) figure out her relationship with Carol.
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Live Show

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/14/2010
On show night, Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) grows increasingly infuriated when no one seems to remember that it’s her 40th birthday.
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Let's Stay Together

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/7/2010
Jack (Baldwin) must appear before Congress to discuss NBC’s merger with KableTown. He hopes that he will charm celebrity members (guest star Rob Reiner), but one Congresswoman, Regina Bookman (guest star Queen Latifah), demands more diversity in its programming lineup.
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When It Rains, It Pours

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/30/2010
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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The Fabian Strategy

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/23/2010
Jack begins to meddle in Liz's new relationship with Carol.