No matter what happens today–if you rip your pants, plunge ankle-deep into a puddle, or get mustard on your sandwich when you said muenster! muenster cheese–today’s going to be a good day. Because 30 Rock is finally back, and you can chalk the rest of those moments up to being such a Liz Lemon. And speaking of Lemon: we’ve been noticing she doesn’t have it too bad when it comes to the men in her life.

In fact, you’d be hardpressed to find a woman on television who combines such a thorough appreciation for illegal cheese curls with such a remarkably handsome class of exes.


Season one: We meet Dennis Duffy. Sure, he’s a skeevy beeper magnate–but Dean Winters is pretty adorable in real life.

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Next, we met Floyd, played by the dashing Jason Sudeikis. And while we admire Liz’s devotion to her city, that lovable mug might just have made Cleveland palatable if we were in her (bi-curious) shoes.

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Then, suddenly, Liz got called up to the majors. Jon Hamm. Is there any girl among us who would cast Jon Hamm out for having a hook hand? What’s that? Two hook hands? Hmm… yep, I’m still in.

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Michael Sheen: great accent. Done and done.

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Liz’s fling with James Franco ended when she found out he was obsessed with an anime pillow–meaning she got to date a slightly less-weird version of the real Franco.

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I feel it was an act of kindness aimed personally at me when producers not only brought on Matt Damon, but also put him in a uniform.

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Join me in this very reasonable theory: Cheyenne Jackson is actually a Greek god (the Greek god of cheekbones, to be exact) who somehow mastered the art of time travel.

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Let us not forget Liz’s go-to imaginary boyfriend, Astronaut Mike Dexter, played by John Anderson. Fun fact: he once waited on my friends and I at a New York burger joint–my friend Stephanie spotted him immediately and her eyes nearly bugged out of our head. We spent the rest of the dinner pretending to be much cooler than we actually are.

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Coming up this season, we’ve got the ocean-eyed wonder that is James Marsden.

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And who knows what the future holds for Lemon? With a track record like this, we’re in no rush to see her settle down: at least not until after she’s dated, oh: Henry Cavill, Blair Underwood and Prince Harry.

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Who’s your favorite Lemon flame–and who would you love to see come into her life next?

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