DVD review: '30 Rock' goes out with little bang

Published May 7, 2013 8:59 am

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Grade • B-

DVD • The last — and shortest — season of "30 Rock" hits DVD and Bluray, a bit of a coda to a series that won a boatload of Emmys — including the awards as best comedy in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

The 13-episode Season 7 was not filled with the series' finest moments, and it was pretty clear that the time had come to say goodbye. There were, however, plenty of highlights, including Jack's (Alec Baldwin) struggles at NBC; Liz (Tina Fey) becoming a mother; and Jack's attempts to manipulate the presidential election in favor of Mitt Romney.

The final two episodes — which aired as the hourlong finale back in January — were emblematic of Season 7. They started out strong and sort of petered out on the way to a vaguely unsatisfying conclusion. —

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