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