’30 Rock’ Retrospective: Top Ten Jack Donaghy Quotes

jack-donaghyWe’ve been saying goodbye to 30 Rock the past few days and I couldn’t think of any better way than to present my Top Ten Jack Donaghy quotes. 30 Rock has provided us with plenty great social commentary, but it was after all, a comedy show. Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of Jack Donaghy earned him seven consecutive SAG Awards. Jack Donaghy will go down in TV history as a legend, and his quotes are nothing but supportive of that honor. Without further delay – my Top Ten Jack Donaghy quotes from 30 Rock.

10. Well, this would have proved 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.

9. Who told Tracy about anagrams? l’m gonna call Dr. Spaceman.

8.5. TWINKS could be extremely lucrative. Advertisers covet this demographic. When I was with D’Fwan on Queen of Jordan, he spent four thousand on chihuahua outfits. For himself’….

8. Nonsense. TWINKS is an acronym designed to project a positive gay image. “TWINKS: Television With Individuals… Naive Kinky Shaved.”

7. I’ll drop you off at the airport, then I’ll swing by MSNBC. I have to talk to Rachel Maddow. Only one of us can have this haircut.

6. Good Lord, I’ve ”Lemoned” this situation with Nancy.

5. Congratulations. According to the transitive property you just defeated Muammar Gaddafi in arm wrestling.

4. The Italians have a saying, Lemon. “Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.” And though they’ve never won a war, or mass produced a decent car, in this area, they are correct.

3. And stand outside in the crowd like some Italian? I don’t think so.

2. You bastard.

Devon: You couldn’t resist coming to see how far I’d fallen, but that was your mistake. Down came the rain and washed the spider out.
Jack: No. You are the spider. I am the sun. I dry up all the rain.
Devon: Yes! Freeing me, the spider, to climb up the spout again!
Jack: You bastard.

1. It’s after six. What am I, a farmer?

BONUS:

Best Shared Insult Moments That Must Be Enjoyed In Their Entirety:

Jack Donaghy vs Condoleezza Rice

Jack Donaghy vs Devon Banks: Laser Shield

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