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Gleecap - Throwdown

Oh, children. Last night was pretty much the best example of why I get up at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday to write this recap. Because this show is so funny and dark and  through all the complete implausibility of their flawless rehearsals and ridiculous shenanigans, the characters can still seem so real. I love that it’s a show that’s not afraid to make you feel bad for a bitchy cheerleader or show that, sometimes, one of the biggest nerds in school is also a bully.

So let’s begin. 

We open this episode with a slo-mo shoutdown betwixt Sue and Will. While Will is a very pretty person at regular speeds, he looks about as attractive as anyone else does while having a complete conniption fit in slow motion. He begins to voiceover about just how crazy he looks here. And check out that vein on his neck! He and Sue have been at each other’s throats since Figgins made Sue co-chair after the unfortunate decongestant incident. “I’m so ashamed of myself,” Will says. “I’ve turned into her.”

Sue’s voiceover comes in over Will’s. “Look at me. Even in the heat of battle I am so elegant, regal. I am Ajax, mighty Greek warrior. God it feels good to pop that zit known as Will Shuester.”

“Shut up, Sue!” Will interjects. They're even fighting in their voiceovers, now. Will says things really came to a head a couple days ago, when Figgins called them into his office to discuss what’s been going on with the club. In the meeting they’re all smiles and politeness and “playful” punches on the shoulder, but watch the eyes. I see blood. Figgins can clearly pierce through some of the bullshit, because he warns the two of them that he doesn’t want to hear about either currying favor with the students. Will completely agrees with Figgins, but a flash of him in the music room tells a different story.

Will sits down with the kids and is suddenly extremely interested in their feedback. Mercedes wants them to try something a little more...black, and Kurt agrees that they’ve been singing an awful lot of showtunes. Rachel points out that it’s glee club, not “crunk club” and Mercedes threatens to call her to the carpet, which I would like to see, thanks. I mean, don’t get me wrong, Rachel is growing on me, but I still wouldn’t turn away if Mercedes got in there with a couple hair pulls. 

The guy who did the amazing popping-and-locking during the boys’ mash-up last week then speaks up, and apparently he has a name now. Mike would like Will to know that he can pop and lock, which Will says they’re not really looking for, but duly noted.

Back in Figgins’ office, he also voices the strong instruction to each of the co-chairs not to pit the children against each other, which Sue is in full agreement with, of course. Except that when we flash to her office, she is telling Santana, Brittany and Quinn that she wants to pit these kids against each other. She is having another one of her intel meetings with her eyes on the inside, even though she’s on the inside now, too. Quinn says, “the minority students don’t feel like they’re being heard,” and I think it’s interesting that she’s speaking for them while Santana’s sitting right there, not being heard. Sue says she wants to make the environment in that room so toxic that no one will want to be there, like that one time she salted her yard after selling her house so that nothing would grow there for 100 years, because the nice couple who bought it wanted her to pay their closing costs. 

Flashing back again to the principal’s office, Figgins asks what their plans are for sectionals. They’re each going to direct their own number, and they’re gonna flip a coin to see who goes first, very civilized and sportsmanlike. Figgins in pleased with this arrangement, but he won’t be happy until Sue and Shue hug it out. Will says he’d rather not do that, and Sue says it’s not happening, but Figgins insists that they’re not leaving his office until their bodies touch. The two co-chairs embrace, and with his mouth to her ear, Will whispers, “I will destroy you.”

“I’m about to vomit down your back, “ she responds.

“It’s on,” Will says, as they break and smile for Figgins.

GLEE! Title screen, and Quinn is getting a sonogram of her still very flat tummy. Finn is there holding her hand and they’re very nervous, but the tech tells them to relax. At their age, there’s very rarely anything wrong, she snarks, dripping with the irony of two teenagers who aren’t really emotionally equipped to bear children but are otherwise in the prime of their breeding years. I am having a Juno flashback, hoping this tech isn’t as bitchy and judgy as that tech, because Allison Janney isn’t here to give her a proper tongue lashing. The tech asks if they have plans for after the baby is born, “speaking of their ages,” and Finn says they’ll do whatever Quinn wants. “If it makes any difference, it’s a girl,” the tech sighs. Finn kisses Quinn’s hand and bounces his leg excitedly. 

In the waiting room, Will reads Parenting and waits. Finn come out and tells him the baby is fine but apparently not an X-Man, either, then thanks Shue for driving them, since he was too freaked. Will asks if Finn’s okay, and he’s not sure how he’s supposed to take care of a baby when his mom won’t even let him have fish. Will thought Quinn wanted to give the baby up for adoption, but Finn points out that she could change her mind, and the decision has very little to do with him. Quinn comes out of the office as Finn tells Mr. Shue that he “wouldn’t understand” the lack of control Finn feels over the situation, but a wrinkle in Shue’s brow indicates he’s feeling pretty left out of his own baby business. 

At school, Cinco de Mayo is creepily lurking behind Rachel’s locker. When she closes the door, he informs her that the independent polling company in his Dockers has determined she’s the hottest girl in school. Rachel responds by speaking for the nation as a whole as she utters, “Ew.” He asks if she’s been reading his blog, which she hasn’t because it’s full of gossip and lies, frequently about her. He says the post he’s working on how has nothing to do with her and everything to do with a Ms. Quinn Fabray and the bun in her easy bake oven. Rachel denies that it’s true, and storms off, but Jewfro tells her the same source told him that Rachel is upset that Finn didn’t knock her up. Rachel storms back and asks what it will take to get him not to run the story.

In the music room, Sue flips a coin and announces, “Ladies Choice! Heads.” A flashback shows her in the halls calling a novelty store for a double-headed coin. Back to the present, you’ll be unsurprised to note that Sue wins this particular coin toss. Sue announces that the following students are selected for an elite glee club called “Sue’s Kids”. Will protests. They agreed not to break up the group, but Sue tells him to let her use her proven leadership skills to help this pack of mouthbreathers win at sectionals. Kurt closes his mouth as she calls them mouthbreathers. Hee. Will reminds Sue that in order to compete at sectionals, they must be a group of 12. Sue says that’s not so, as she pulls out her handy-dandy copy of the Show Choir Rule Book to school Will. Apparently, while a show choir must have at least 12 members, not all 12 must perform every number. Will, with no further objections, tells her to go ahead and take the jocks and cheerleaders if that’s what she wants.  

Vindicated, Sue tells the kids when she calls their names to join her behind that black shiny thing. “That’s a piano Sue.”

Sue’s Kids Role Call! 

“Santana! Wheels! Gay kid! Asian! Other Asian! Aretha! Shaft!”

She tells Will she doesn’t want to participate in a group that ignores the needs of minority students. Will says she’s got to be kidding and she tells him she isn’t and that bigotry is no laughing matter. “And that’s how Sue 'C's it!” Santana chirps, making a C with her hand. “OUTSTANDING.” Sue says, turning to her.

At home Teri is on the phone with her awful sister whose awful children are jumping up and down on the sofa behind her and screaming, while she sips a glass of chardonnay and tells Teri to tell that Quinn girl not to vaccinate in the hospital, because she’s pretty sure it’s what made her own children so stupid. Teri muses that she could use the money saved from the vaccinations to pay for the organic crib mattress, because what are the chances the baby would get polio, realistically? 

Will grabs the phone and shouts, “BYE KENDRA!” as he hangs it up. “I HATE YOU WILL!” Kendra screams into her end. Teri tells Will how rude it is that he ended the phone call she took during their sit-down dinner together. Unapologetic, Will says he’s sick of feeling as powerless in his own home as he does at work. He comes home from work to find his wife making major decisions about their baby with her sister, he’s never felt the baby kick, and the only time he’s even been to an ob-gyn was last week with Finn and Quinn for their 10-week appointment. Apparently Lima, OH, while being a kind of super shithole, has not only a state-of-the-art high school, but ultrasound technology that's capable of determining a baby's sex at 10 weeks! HOLLYWOOD MAGIC. Teri perks up, “you did?” How’s the baby?” Will tells her it’s fine, it’s female, and it’s not the point of this discussion. Teri isn’t really clear on what the point is. Will reminds her he is the father of that pillow under her shirt, and he’s going to her next appointment. 

The next day at school, Finn is asking Rachel what exactly she did to keep Jewfro from running the story about Quinn. She tells him her dads are going to have to dip into her college fund to pay for intensive therapy, but she doesn’t mind— she did it to protect him. I mean, um, him AND QUINN. Ahem. Cause, teammates and solidarity and um, wanna make out in the broom closet? Finn tells Rachel she’s really awesome, and some day he’ll make it up to her, he swears. He should probably start by not saying things that string her along. “I need another pair,” Jewfro says behind her, breaking the fog of lust for Finn. EW. Jewfro asked for a pair of Rachels’ undies. She asked what’s wrong with the ones she gave him, and he noted that they still had the tags on, and what he wanted was HER panties. And I’m gonna gloss over this because I can’t deal with the gross.

Sue’s Kids are in the music room, expressing their reluctance to work with Sue, but Mercedes thinks it’s going to be great after seeing Sue’s Corner last night on the news. Apparently sometimes people ask Sue, “How come you’re so sensitive to minorities?” Well, kids, it’s because Sue understands what it’s like to be a minority in America. Now, kids, don’t let the jogging suit and Ellen haircut make your imagination run wild. She’s not gay, she’s 1/16 Comanche Indian! She loves minorities so much she’s, "thinking of moving to California to become one.”

Sue comes into the room with a brass section and some sheet music for “Hate on Me” by Jill Scott, who by the way is totally awesome. Mercedes is stoked about the song selection and Sue encourages the kids to just really do their thing. She wants some popping and locking from Mike and some Mariah hands from Mercedes. “I think we g-g-got thing one, Ms. Sylvester,” Tina stutters. “All right, w-w-will see,” Sue replies. The kids chair dance and break dance their way through and Mercedes is phenomenal. I honestly sometimes have no idea why she’s on this show, because she should be on tour, opening for Beyoncé. Even Sue awkwardly rocks out along with it, though who knows how much of that is “I’m the good guy” posturing.

Will sees the special practice and as “O Fortuna” plays, he chases Sue down in the halls, asking why she took the piano from the music room before his team’s practice. She had it steamcleaned. He accuses her of undermining him, to which she replies that his delusions of persecution are a tell-tale sign of early-stage paranoid schizophrenia. Will is not done, however, and chases her down the stairs, asking where his sheet music went. It was full of mold, so she burned it. “That’s it Sue, this ends here.” Will shouts. “Cockfight!” she replies, and Will clarifies that he only means it’s time to get it all out in the open. She admits she has been committed to taking down the glee club with a conviction one can only characterize as religious, because she doesn’t trust a man with curly hair. She can’t help but picture small birds nesting in his hair, laying sulfurous eggs, and it makes her sick. Will says she’s a terrible teacher and dangerous for the students, and Sue says she doesn’t care what he thinks. She has a legacy to protect, a legacy of winning, and now glee is part of it, and she doesn’t care if she has to get him fired to protect that legacy. She pulls a Horatio Caine and peaces out, but loses her cool as she knocks a Slurpee from a kid’s hand, saying, “THOSE DRINKS ARE CRAP!”

At home, Will grades tests, turning a B- into a B+ seemingly on a whim. I know it’s not a math test, but I’m pretty sure Spanish grades can be pretty objective. Teri brings him a beer and says how awful she’s been lately as a wife, and Will says she’s carrying his baby, and he has no right to expect anything more from her. Gee, Will, I didn’t know that the sole thing a non-cruddy wife must do is bear her husband’s children. I guess I better tell my husband to knock me up and forget about all this “respect” and “not lying” and “not drugging kids” shit I’m all about. Teri replies that that is her sister’s marriage, and not what she wants. She offers to help Will with his problems at school, and he demurs, since she was so helpful in getting him demoted last week. Sue won’t rest until she sees him fired. Teri says that he’s gotta do whatever it takes, and that he’s going to have to get down in the gutter to win this, a place Teri is pretty familiar with by now.

During an interview with Cheerleading Today, which Sue only continues once she discovers it’s a cover feature, Sue tells the reporter she is all about empowerment through fear as they walk out onto the field where the only Cheerios present are Quinn, Santana and Brittany. Sue asks where the rest are and Quinn tells her that they’re no longer academically eligible because Will flunked them all. O FORTUNAAAAAA! 

After the break, Sue and Will are back in the principal’s office, and she is chewing the walls with her wrath. Will is jeopardizing the Cheerios’ roles as goodwill ambassadors. Will brings out a stack of Spanish tests, indicating that one of the girls didn’t even spell her name right and answered each question with a drawing of a sombrero. Sue replies that he’s threatened by a woman in power and that his psychosexual derangement would be fascinating if it weren’t so terrifying. Figgins interrupts, indicating that Will’s research reveals that most of the Cheerios are functionally illiterate, and that at last week’s football game, when they meant to spell “GO TEAM” they instead spelled “TO GAME”. Aww. At least those are words! Will says since he started teaching there, 95% of the Cheerios deserved flunking grades, and he’s done giving passing grades to them. Sue calls Spanish a dying language and says that if her Cheerios want to be dishwashers and gardeners they can learn Spanish, but if they want to be bankers, lawyers and captains of industry, the most valuable thing they can learn is how to do a roundoff. Will tells Figgins that Sue is clearly deranged, and it is he, as principal, who is to blame for letting it go on so long under his watch. "SAY SOMETHING!" Sue shouts, and Figgins sides with Will. No more free passes. “See you in Glee Club, Sue,” Will says, reaching out to poke her. Sue recoils. “Don’t. Touch me.” Will lunges in and pokes her anyway and Sue flies into a rage. “THAT IS A LAWSUIT MISTER! I WILL SUE. YOUR. ASSS!” As Will leaves she leans into Figgins asking if perhaps he wants a certain video of him putting on thrombosis-preventing support hose for Air Mumbai up on YouTube. He says he put it up himself and it only got two hits. “Let me break it down for you! NOBODY CARES!” "O Fortuna" swells as Godzilla Sue leaves, throwing things on her way out. “NO! Not the children!” Figgins yells, as Sue shoves a curly-haired girl out of the way.

In Spanish class, Finn passes Quinn a note with a baby name. He got his inspiration from Gwyneth Paltrow. Not only is the name stupid—DRIZZLE—but Quinn thinks he’s a moron for coming up with baby names at all. Brittany tries to steal Quinn’s test for help. After class, Quinn yells at Finn for being so insensitive. He knows she isn’t keeping the baby and his making up names for it makes it harder. When he asks what she wants him to do about it, she says to not have an opinion. He tells her it’s happening to him too, and I think maybe he needs to step back a minute, realize that his body isn’t the one that’s changing and that he doesn’t have to buy new clothes and that guys don’t get treated like whores when they get girls pregnant. Quinn says her parents will burn her like a witch if they find out. Finn says he wishes sometimes Quinn were more like Rachel, who actually cares about his feelings and sticks up for him—for both of them. She even gave her panties to that kid to keep him from going public with the baby story. Quinn asks if he really thinks Rachel did that for her. Before storming away, she says that she knows people sometimes cheat on their pregnant girlfriends—just makes sure it’s not with Rachel.

Later, the kids are all together again in the band room having an impromptu jam session with Puck on guitar and Finn on drums, singing Nelly’s “Must be the Money”. It the first time they actually just sound like kids rather than pop superstars. It’s kinda nice. Apparently this is a secret jam session, though, and the Sue’s Kids have to skeedaddle for practice. Kurt says Sue threatened to shave their heads if she caught them fraternizing with Will’s team, and he just “cannot rock that look.” Even Justin Timberlake is growing his fro back. Sue’s kids leave for practice as Artie calls, “BYE WHITE PEOPLE!” It’s clear the separation is hurting the kids, but that they’re still a pack. Will comes in as Sue's Kids leave, and says it’s great to see them. He pulls some sheet music out of his briefcase and passes it out to the remaining kids as the jazz band comes in. Rachel tells Mr. Shue the kids really don’t like what glee club has become. He says this is exactly what Sue wants, and that as much as he’d like to perform with the group as a whole, they have got to do their number and do it well. While Sue’s Kids are singing about hate, they’re taking a different approach. But then he gives Finn and Rachel the leads like always. “So much for togetherness,” Quinn quips. The song starts, and it’s AUTOTUNETASTIC, and then it cuts from the music room to Finn and Rachel in something right out of High School Musical, walking in the halls in a wind storm as they sing lustfully to each other. In the band room, Quinn sings backup pissily.

Will says it’s perfect, but Quinn objects. “What about us. You just expect us to sway back here like props?" She relates the incident later to Sue, who advises her to tell Puck and Brittany that Sue was right — Will doesn’t care about minorities. Back in her office, Sue plays the sympathy card for Puck, who is Jewish (“Shalom”) and Brittany, who is Dutch, which is apparently a minority now and no excuse to be treated like some red light district hooker. She says they are welcome under Sue Sylvester’s Rainbow tent, free from Will’s racism. 

Will arrives home and Terri franticly shoves her pregnancy belly under her shirt. He asks what’s for dinner, and she suggests takeout. He says while he doesn’t expect her to cook, when she gets home first he thinks it’s appropriate for her to take care of dinner. She asks what’s gotten into him, and he says he’s been invigorated by standing up to Sue and has Teri to thank for it. He also tells her they have an appointment with her obstetrician on Friday — he’s finally going to get to see his little boy. He tells her to pick whatever she wants for dinner as long as it isn’t Chinese, and Teri freaks once he leaves the room.

In the teacher’s lounge, as "O Fortuna" swells in the background, Will pushes a chair out of the way and leans confrontationally into Sue, asking who she thinks she is. Now he knows how she felt when he took her Cheerios away. She’s prepared to cut him a deal — passing grades for the Cheerios in exchange for glee club. He tells her she’ll have to pry the Fs from his cold dead hands. “Can’t wait pal.”

In his office, Dr. Wu talks about how stressful and suicide-inducing obstetrics are as he prunes his bonsai. Teri and Kendra are there with him and he wonders what they want from him since neither is pregnant. “Well, Wu,” Kendra starts. She complains that he delivered all her kids and that they’re all dumb and have ADD, and even though neither she nor her husband has red hair, they’re all creepy gingers. He tries to explain recessive traits, but she has another theory. He gave her too many drugs during her delivery. While he says that’s a ludicrous accusation, she seems to think that with the connections she has, she can get a lawyer who would take her case, and whether or not she’d have a chance of winning, since there’s only one other obstetrician in town, he can expect a bunch of his clients to close up their legs and walk on over to Dr. Chin. He asks what they want.

At McKinley, Quinn slams Rachels locker, telling her a smackdown is imminent, telling her to back off Finn. Rachel admits that she helped Quinn because of romantic ulterior motives, but that Quinn’s the cheater — Rachel knows she’s Sue’s mole, and says Quinn should think twice before turning to someone like her, since if Sue knew about Quinn’s baby, she’d probably personally strip that uniform from Quinn’s person. Rachel reminds Quinn that glee club is all she has. She also tells her to practice more, since she has a lot of things to express. “Oh you have no idea," Quinn snarks, storming off into “Keep Me Holding On” by The Supremes, accompanied by the entire Cheerios team.

In the auditorium, Will’s band of three introduces their number to Sue’s kids, and Sue screams for them to get on with it. Two bars into the number and Sue tells her kids to get up, because it’s sad enough that her kids are living in squalor off food stamps—”My dad’s a dentist!” Mercedes protests—but she won’t stand by while Will bores them to death. Will slams down his clipboard and says since Sue’s been so honest with her feelings about him, it’s his turn. “You’re rude. You have no class. And you’re a terrible teacher!” “I have a PhD,” Sue counters. “YOU GOT IT ONLINE, SUE.” She says Will is a failed performer that can’t even manage a glee club. Will says she spends her life thinking of ways to terrify kids and will die alone. They start shoving and we return to the slo-mo hatedown from the beginning until Finn yells, “ENOUGH!” If the kids wanted to hear a squabble between mom and dad, those with two parents would just hang out at home on payday. Personally, I think it’s the few days before payday that are rough. But Mercedes agrees that the two of them have sucked the fun out of glee club, and furthermore, she is a proud, strong black woman, and a lot more than just a minority. As Mercedes and Tina storm out, Rachel offers to lead them all in a proper storm out, and they all file out. 

Dr. Wu’s office. He’s setting up some elaborate curtain as Will protests that he’s seen his wife naked before, thought probably not recently, huh? Wu asks if he’s okay since he seems upset, and since Wu knows about the fake baby he pointedly looks at Teri while asking. He’s just stressed about work, and Teri tells him to focus on seeing his baby. Will says his parents will kill him if he doesn’t come home with a DVD. Good thing Wu has one right there! He squirts the gel into a bedpan and Teri pretends he’s put it on her belly. He fakes his way through the ultrasound, throwing in a little part about how he screwed up before when he said it was a boy. It’s a girl now! Teri thinks Will’s upset that it’s not a boy, but he’s just so happy to see his child there on the screen. She tells him to remember, no matter than happens, that in this moment they love each other. 

After the break, Sue is in her office reading when Will pops in. She says she was going to go to his office if she had any idea where it was. She says she’s stepping down as co-head for glee. It’s not for her, too fruity, and the only emotion she likes to see from kids is from physical exhaustion. I doubt she has ever had them do an hour long press lift practice or she’d know that kind of exhaustion is possible in show choir, too. She would like to stay on as consilieri. Will asks why he feels like he’s about to fall through a trap door, and that’s because this is so clearly not over between them. She’s merely retreating to regroup. She says it’s because he doesn’t trust her, but while her methods are extreme, she does care about teaching and winning. And when the kids win, she does, and he knows how she feels about winning. He admits that he’s not 100% on the ball either (which she interjects no one would ever say), but in hindsight, she was right to shine the spotlight on those kids being minorities, because they’re all minorities.

We transition to the music room, where Will is telling the kids that there’s only 12 of them and all they have is each other, so it doesn’t matter if Rachel is Jewish, or Finn can’t tell his rights from his lefts, or that Santana is latina. Or that Quinn…

“Is pregnant.” Sue interrupts. “Sorry, Q, it’ll be all over the blogosphere by this afternoon. Now everybody knows.” She pauses. “Including me,” she finishes, getting up to leave. Quinn looks like the wind has been knocked out of her and Finn and Rachel don’t look so hot either. 

Rachel confronts Jewfro (okay, okay, his name is Jacob) and he says Sue made him run the story. She found Rachel’s panties in his locker at locker checks. She asks if he is an Eve that was born a Steve, and he says they were an exchange for not running the Quinn story. Sue asks what story that might be, and he tells Sue that she’s knocked up. Sue denies the possibility that her head cheerleader would be pregnant and not tell her. Jacob tells Sue he has three sources, but that he promises not to run it. She flatly tells him to let it run. Back in the halls, Jacob apologizes to Rachel. Behind her, Quinn is sobbing into Finn’s chest as he robotically assures her over and over that it will be okay.

In the auditorium, in black and white clothes, the entire glee club does an emotional rendition of “Keep Holding On”. 

The choreography is beautiful and Dianna Agron, who plays Quinn, is pretty affecting in this scene. Also, as Kurt swings Quinn in a turn he’s clearly crying, and my little heart shatters. OH BABY KURT DON’T CRY! Apparently they have a full string section now, too, bee tee dubs. At the end of the number, Finn grabs both Rachel and Quinn’s hands, tying that love triangle up into a big symbolic bow, because UGH, the dramz. We leave with Quinn, in silence, weeping. Fuck, this show, you guys. How can it be so funny and so heartbreaking? 

Next week, we will have some friggin’ Emma up in this bitch again. I missed her this week. Also, apparently Sue is in love? With a man, it would seem? Um. Okay, let’s just go with that. After all, we suspend reality for these musical numbers, right?

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Not gonna lie, I teared up during "Keep Holding On". This show... it just keeps getting better and better. Is it cheesy that I think it is saying things about society that everyone has been thinking for a long time but haven't found the right words for? It makes my heart all warm and fuzzy.


Wasn't sure if anyone else has seen this, they're just short behind the scenes-ish of a few recent Glee episodes.
The one from Preggers is really adorable.



Damn you! I cried last night watching "Keep Holding On," and I just did it again. Damn you!


I'm likely going to be in the minority here, but I thought that last night's episode was weak, especially after last week. I liked the first two songs (Hate on Me and Must be the Money), but I found the last two were boring (Keep me holding on) and smaltzy (Keep holding on). Generally, the last half of the episode was a bit flat.

They can't all be amazing, I guess.


I loved 'Hate on Me', I've been playing it non stop on my iPod. I teared up during the last number, too - Kurt and Quinn broke my heart! And can I just say I cannot freaking wait for Terri Schuester to get what's coming to her? I want to throw things at the TV every time she's on.

Damn do I love this show, to the point it pisses me off when people aren't watching it.



Excellent recap.


Mers, I love Glee in the same way that I love real show choirs. They are both cheesy and awesome - at the same time! They are chawesome.


loved the ep, but mostly i loved the can't-miss one-two punch of mercedes getting the lead on a jill scott song (hate on me). good lord that was all kinds of awesome.


This recap will take me as long to read it as it would just to watch the episode. Thanks for your dedication...it was a great epi.


I love Glee with burning passion, but I'm having such a hard time dealing with Teri's pregnancy storyline. When I was pregnant, my husband was always touching my belly. Will hasn't even seen Teri naked to know that it's not really a baby? It's so unrealistic. But otherwise, LOVE.


Yeah I can't wait for Teri to get found out...and I'm surprised it hasn't happened yet.

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