Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Lifestyles

November 15, 2012

'30 Rock' heroine Liz Lemon to wed this month

NEW YORK — Liz Lemon is getting married and you're invited.

Fans of "30 Rock" might have reasonably assumed that Lemon, the harried TV producer played by Tina Fey, would ride out the series' seventh and final season as a perennial bachelorette unlucky in love. But Fey, who is also the creator and producer of the NBC comedy, clearly thought otherwise.

In the "30 Rock" episode airing Nov. 29, Lemon will wed.

Who's the lucky guy? He's Liz's latest fella, Criss Chross (played by guest star James Marsden), a Peter Pan-ish would-be entrepreneur who hatches ventures such as an organic gourmet hot-dog truck.

On Thursday, NBC made the grand announcement that Ms. Elizabeth Miervaldis Lemon, 42, would be presenting herself to be married to Mr. Crisstopher Rick Chross — "But not in a creepy way that perpetuates the idea that brides are virgins and women are property."

The invitation also specifies that guests (i.e., you viewers) should plan to "bring your own snacks."

No preview of the episode has been made available.

The series, which airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. EST, will conclude early next year.

"30 Rock" is the saga of Lemon, the overextended producer of a fictitious comedy show loosely inspired by "Saturday Night Live" (where Fey toiled for nine seasons as cast member and writer). Liz is surrounded by kookie comrades like company boss Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) and Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan), her boisterously unhinged star.

A recurring theme of "30 Rock" has been Lemon's comicaly flawed love life. Short-lived boyfriends have included quirky airline pilot Carol Burnett (played by Matt Damon), immature businessman Dennis Duffy (Dean Winters) and dimwitted pediatrician Dr. Drew Baird (Jon Hamm).

But clearly there was something special about Criss, who first arrived on the scene last season.

Even before meeting him, Donaghy was disapproving: "Lemon, I have said 'Good God' to you before," he huffed, "but I don't think I've ever MEANT it until now: Good God!!!"

But Criss is different, Liz insisted: "I'm more relaxed around him. My jaws stopped popping. And for once I'm not overthinking everything."

Jack wasn't convinced. He noted that Criss is a puppy-dog-eager dork who carries a Sunglass Hut credit card and owns a ukulele plastered with an Obama sticker.

Is this a match made in heaven? The wedding invitation says, "Whatever. It's no big whoop." But the episode is sure to be a very big whoop.

___

Online:

http://www.nbc.com/30-rock

 

1
Text Only
Lifestyles
  • Reunions for 7-26-14

    G. W. Carver High School Alumni Reunion

    The Ex-Students Reunion of G.W. Carver High School, Dawson will be held July 25-27 at Dawson Elementary School.

    July 25, 2014

  • Dresden UMC to hold first Lord’s Acre

    Dresden United Methodist Church will hold its first Lord’s Acre Vendor Craft Fair and Flea Market on Oct. 4, 2014.

    July 25, 2014

  • 7-19-14 Anniv-BurnsNow.jpg Burns 50th Anniversary

    Chuck Charles Burns Sr. and Pamela Johnston Burns celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 27, 2014.

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Reunions: CHS Class of 1959, G.W. Carver High School

    The Corsicana High School Class of 1959 will have its 55th reunion on the weekend of Oct. 3 through 5, 2014.

    The ex-students of G. W. Carver will celebrate its 30th annual reunion July 25 to 27 at Dawson High School.

    July 18, 2014

  • Around the U.S. — Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider started fire

    SEATTLE — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.

    July 16, 2014

  • Familiar Faces - Five Generations Familiar Faces

    Local students graduate from University of North Texas

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • samantha stroube daviss.jpg Mom to be remembered

    As females we are always concerned with how we look, how our outfit fits us, do our shoes and handbag coordinate?...silly minor “girly” things. But as girls we reserve that right to worry about all that stuff.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • samantha stroube daviss.jpg Cutting the cord

    Being a parent is one of the most demanding jobs — both physically and emotionally.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Christmas in July: TV week of holiday programming

    NEW YORK — The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July — but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs.

    July 2, 2014

  • Familiar Faces

    Ronald W. Deskin, MD receives 2014 Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumni award

    June 27, 2014