My mother-in-law (we call her TiVo) said she was watching 30 Rocklast week…(just one of the many, many showsshe records, hence the name TiVo) and told me about a scene where Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) explains Six Sigma to his staff writers. Well, I went a looking for it and thanks to YouTube here’s the clip:

I found the clip very funny, especially the line about the Sigma 6 GI Joe. So now we’re seeing Six Sigmareferences inpop culture entertainment! As you might know NBC is owned by GE, whose former CEO, Jack Welch, made Six Sigma famous — so the humorous riff on Six Sigma is quite fitting.

30 Rock Six Sigma Links

Tina takes on corporate America, Fortune, September 7, 2006. Excerpt:

“(Tina) Fey, who writes, produces, and stars in the show, which will air this fall, recently spoke with FORTUNE’s Stephanie Mehta about the television business, working for a large company, and Six Sigma. That’s right, Six Sigma…”

TV and Film Guy’s comments on the Six Sigma bit via BlogCritics

Recap of the entire episode via TV Fodder

Wikipedia overview of the episode – Jack the Writer

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