I was too distracted by Stan’s mustard jacket to notice, but during the world’s most awkward bar scene since that time a rabbi, priest, and minister walked into Allah-coholics Anonymous Tavern, Peggy’s boss Ted ordered an Old Spanish, a drink favored by pen-desiring politicians who look like turtles and are named after hamburgers. That’s because the Old Spanish isn’t real; it was made up by 30 Rock. According to writer Tracey Wigfield:
For those who don’t recall the specific scene with Cooter Burger, from season seven’s “Governor Dunston”:
Cooter and Harry Crane would be BFFs.