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HBO's "Succession" As Prophesied By The Season-Three 30 Rock Episode "Succession"
“This is he, of whom it is written: Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.” — Luke 7:27
Few surprises to follow. Jack and Don Geiss are both usually Logan; Liz and Devin seem to split Kendall equally between them, although Liz is also Tom. Tracy can be anyone, thanks to his frequent mood swings, Jenna for some reason doesn’t feature here but is probably a Connor/Shiv split, Frank is Greg.
“I’d have my assistant sit on his naughty stool if he didn’t enjoy it so much.” // Roman and Tom, “Boar on the Floor,” Succession season 2)
“Why is leaving your children a legacy that’ll live forever so hard? It’s been half an hour!” Tracy Jordan, on developing a pornographic video game // Kendall Roy, on a giant rabbit, “Retired Janitors of Idaho,” Succession season 3
“I want my mother to know before she dies, so she goes to her grave a defeated woman.” Jack Donaghy // “She says she’s being impish. She’s being a stone cold bitch,” Shiv on Lady Caroline, “Pre-Nuptial,” Succession season 1
Kendall Roy // Tracy Jordan
“Where do you see yourself in five years?,” Jack to Liz // “For a…number of years…there was an unofficial company policy on the cruise lines that if there was a serious criminal incident we would, if possible, sail, not home, but to a Caribbean or South American port where there were so-called ‘friendly’ authorities, and we could minimize the incident to avoid negative PR,” Tom, “Sad Sack Wasp Trap,” Succession season 1
Any character during any episode of Succession, take your pick.
Jack Donaghy // Kendall Roy
Everyone to Kendall, any episode of Succession
Tom Wambsgans, “Safe Room,” Succession season 2 // Liz Lemon
“Greg, I’m having the time of my life. This is nightmarish,” Tom, “Prague,” Succession season 1 // “He told me you were getting the job — at my own sham bachelor party,” Devin Banks
Pete and Liz // Tom and Shiv, any episode
Liz Lemon // Kendall Roy on Kendall Roy
Logan Roy and Rhea Jarrell // Don Geiss and Liz Lemon
“Yes, if it is to be said. Uh... If it is to be said, so it be... so it is. Uh... Yes. Uh... I merely wish to answer in the affirmative fashion,” Greg, “This Is Not For Tears,” Succession season 2 // Frank Rossitano