Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks hits 30 Rock later this week as Jenna’s chain-smoking, pill-popping mom, Verna, who’s in town to throw Jenna a surprise party. (“It’s at a fancy restaurant, so wear something nice, like a pair of white jeans and a Dan Marino jersey.”) And, well, from the clips, it’s just as perfect as you might think, even if the math doesn’t quite work out (Hooks is only 11 years older than Jane Krakowski):
Also, of course, there is singing:
All of which begs the question: Which other former SNL-ers would you like to see show up on the Lorne Michael-produced 30 Rock? Dana Carvey as a rival network’s bumbling president? (Where are the other networks in the 30 Rock universe?) Victoria Jackson as Jenna’s nutty aunt? What do you think, PopWatchers?