30 Rock Recap: Raising Hazel Wassername

How do you solve a problem like Hazel Wassername? 30 Rock’s newest recurring character is reliably wacky but otherwise unreliable. She doesn’t care much about NBC; she’s just working as a page because she thinks it will help her become famous. Last week, she outlined her Plan B in life: Set a house on fire, rescue everyone in it, become a hero, and appear in Playboy.

Obviously, she drives Kenneth crazy.

It’s a little odd that Liz Lemon, who complains about nearly everyone, would find Hazel tolerable. But 30 Rock loves making fun of Liz’s fuzzy politics, and last night’s show got a lot of mileage out of the way Liz’s commitment to not-fully-thought-out feminism keeps blinding her to Hazel’s core incompetence. Read More...



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