OH MY GAWD what an awesome Redd Foxx impression
Alec Baldwin did on last Thursday's 30 ROCK.
And his JJ was pretty dy-no-mite, too. (Who was the mom?)
I forgive him for anything he might have said to his 12-year-old daughter.
This is one of the beautiful things about TV -- you get to write for the actors. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that that entire episode came about from Tina Fey sittin' around drinkin' with Alec Baldwin as he suddenly let rip with his 70's TV impressions.
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Not that I'm defending Alec Baldwin, but about the only people who were shocked by what he said were people who have never had children. I love my children dearly, but sometimes they can drive me insane. And they're not even teenagers, yet.
I also thought the impressions were great. Maybe a little too great for a Network president. Although I heard Brandon Tartikoff used to do a wicked Stevie Wonder.
His comment about having saving Howard Cosell in his pocket had me rolling too. When 30 Rock debuted I was less than impressed, but it's really come around since then.
I think the dream Tracy had where he went on Maury to find out who his dad was and Baldwin came out dressed as Thomas Jefferson and told everyone "May the Force be with you" was some of the most inspired comedy writing I've ever seen.
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