Will Schuester was a former glee club star and is now given the task of transforming the bunch of misfits at McKinley High School into a real group of singers. His first task is to find a male singer who can match up with diva Rachel. His prayers are answered when he hears the school's football quarterback, Finn, as he sings in the shower. Meanwhile, Will's wife is begging him to find a higher paying job. Features extra footage not seen in the original airing.
KC and the Sunshine Band -- (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, REO Speedwagon
-- Can't Fight This Feeling, Katy Perry
-- I Kissed a Girl, Kerry Muzzey -- Looking Back, Journey
-- Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin', Les Miserables -- On My Own, Glee cast -- Rehab, Amy Winehouse -- Rehab, Aretha Franklin
-- Respect, Guys and Dolls -- Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat, KC & the Sunshine Band
-- That's the Way (I Like It), Oliver! -- Where is Love?, Ice Cube
-- You Can Do It (Put Your Back Into It), Grease -- You're the One that I Want
The Glee Club performs for the school for the first time. Meanwhile, when Quinn sees that Rachel has feelings for Finn, she goes to any length possible to keep him. Later, Mr. Schuester's wife reveals some surprising news.
Kurt decides to try out for the football team in order to impress his father. Sandy and Sue team up to destroy the Glee Club. Meanwhile, Quinn and Finn receive some life-changing news.
In order to give the glee club more of an edge, Will recruits his former classmate, April Rhodes, to spice their routines up. However, despite adding more of an edge, Will realizes he may be losing one of his members.
To get the kids more motivated Will divides the Glee club into two teams, boys against the girls, in a mash-up showdown. Meanwhile, without Will's knowledge, his wife starts working at the school.
Sue, using her new job as the co-chair of Glee Club to her advantage, introduces tough competition to the club members.
Jill Scott -- Hate on Me, Avril Lavigne
-- Keep Holding On, Carl Orff -- O Fortuna, Nelly
-- Ride wit Me, The Supremes
-- You Keep Me Hangin' On
Will is asked to compose a very different mash-up while Finn and Quinn are trying to become popular again. Sue shows a more soft side than usual when she is attracted to someone.
Will believes that Sue has been leaking information to rivaling Glee Clubs, so he visits one and also happens to get a look at their competition. Meanwhile, in order to impress Finn, Kurt gives Rachel a makeover.
Special Guest Stars: Eve
as Grace Hitchens |
When the Glee Club is left out of the yearbook because of budget cuts, everyone seems to be relieved that they won’t have to suffer the ridicule of years past. Everyone except Rachel, that is, who wants her legacy cemented in print so she gets a nearby mattress store to cast them in a commercial. Meanwhile, Quinn makes it her mission to be in the Cheerios yearbook photo, and Will and Terri's relationship is shaken to its core.
Finn and Rachel are finally a couple, but for how long? Jesse St. James (Jonathan Groff), lead singer of Vocal Adrenaline, catches Rachel’s eye and sways her heart, but what are his real intentions? Looks like he and his coach (Idina Menzel) are up to no good. Will gets to kiss two women, but somehow ends up alone. Sue Sylvester is back as an even more conniving coach of the Cheerios. Quinn being out of the picture, Heather and Santana do her "dirty work".
Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges the entire team to choose Madonna songs as their next assignment in the hopes that the girls embrace her strength, independence and confidence and that the guys will see the error of their misogynistic ways. The glee club takes the assignment to heart as they perform some of Madonna's greatest hits, including "Express Yourself" and "Like A Prayer." Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a vote of confidence with a makeover that is definitely in "Vogue"
When Kurt sets his dad, Burt, up with an unexpected partner his plan for a nuclear family may backfire. Sue demands that the Cheerios! go on a crazy diet in preparation for a big interview with "Splits" magazine and April Rhodes returns to save Will and the glee club
A sore throat impacts Rachel's singing; Kurt tries to impress his father; Puck hopes to elevate his social status.
Mr. Schuester's high school nemesis (Neil Patrick Harris) causes trouble for the glee club; Rachel struggles with a personal issue; Artie goes on an adventure in his dreams.
Mr. Schuester thinks he has gotten the upper hand over Sue; Quinn gets in touch with her ``funky'' side.
Mr. Schuester thinks he has gotten the upper hand over Sue; Quinn gets in touch with her ``funky'' side.
The team's chances at Regionals are threatened when Sue pulls a fast one; Quinn's life is forever changed.
Songs: Journey -- Anytime You Want It, Queen -- Bohemian Rhapsody, Journey -- Don't Stop Believin', Journey -- Faithfully, Israel Kamakawiwo Ole -- Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Lulu and The Mindbenders -- To Sir With Love, Josh Groban --
After a tough loss at regionals, the glee club returns as the underdogs of McKinley High; Mr. Schuester pushes the students to recruit new members; Rachel and Finn disagree on new recruits.
When Brittany and the gang try to convince Mr. Schuester to let them do a Britney Spears number, he is reluctant to go that edgy. Meanwhile, an insecure Will is curious about Emma’s new beau, Dr. Carl Howell, so he convinces her to bring him in to talk to the kids about dental hygiene. While the dreamy doc inspires the girls to take their dental health more seriously, Will is left feeling worse than before.
The glee club works on a duet assignment, and Finn and Rachel plan to throw the competition so that Sam can have a shot at winning. Meanwhile, a love triangle between Mike, Tina and Artie develops.
When Mr. Schuester gets sick, a substitute teacher takes over his Spanish class and the glee club, and winds up winning over the whole New Directions clan. Meanwhile, when Sue fills in for Principal Figgins as McKinley's top dog, she tries to flex her power on campus.
Sue's "Nazi-hunting" mother, Doris shows up in Lima to check in on her girls. Meanwhile, Kurt makes an important decision after getting pushed to his breaking point, and Rachel and Finn take a big step.
New Directions heads to the big Sectionals competition to go head-to-head against the Warblers and the Hipsters. While trouble brews between some of the young couples, Emma and Carl grow closer.
Finn tries to bring a little holiday cheer to McKinley High, and Artie discovers that Brittany still believes in Santa. Meanwhile, the teachers pick their Secret Santas, and one manipulative coach rigs the gift-giving in her favor.
Rachel tries to launch a comeback into the McKinley High social stratosphere with a little help from Brittany. Meanwhile, Sam starts a tribute band.
Principal Figgins teaches the student body about the danger of underage drinking, and the glee club is personally touched by the message. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester and Coach Beiste indulge in a little fun of their own.
With Sue Sylvester coaching Aural Intensity, Blaine and the Warblers' dynamic set list and tough judges Tammy Jean Albertson and Sister Mary Constance, the kids of New Directions decide the only way to win Regionals is to write and perform their own original songs. Meanwhile, Quinn is hell-bent on getting Finn back and ruling McKinley once again.
Proving that birds of a feather flock together, when another under-the-radar club at McKinley High needs helps raising funds, the glee club signs up to help. But when Sue hears about the show of support, she moves quickly to put the kibosh on it. Meanwhile, relationships are tested and big decisions will be made.
Mr. Schuester teaches the glee club a valuable lesson about self-acceptance and embracing what makes you unique. Meanwhile, Lauren and Quinn go toe-to-toe for the prom queen crown, Ms. Pillsbury confronts her obsessive issues, Rachel struggles with a life-altering decision and Santana has something up her sleeve that could permanently alter the glee club dynamic.
Sue Sylvester revives the school newspaper and decides to print a few inflammatory blind items. The glee club gains a whole new respect for Sam when they discover some interesting new information about his family life. Meanwhile, April Rhodes returns to Lima and tries to convince Mr. Schuester to hit the road with her.
When the entertainment for prom falls through, Principal Figgins asks New Directions to perform at the dance - much to prom coordinator Sue's dismay. Things get heated as the competition for prom king and queen draws closer.
Its fall and that means back to school for the students and faculty at McKinley High. The New Directions clan returns after a devastating loss at Nationals, so Mr. Schuester assigns a project to get them back on track. Meanwhile, Sue Sylvester starts her congressional campaign.
Songs: miley cyrus -- cant be tamed
A new foreign exchange student, Rory Flanagan, enrolls at McKinley and crashes with Brittany S. Pierce who thinks he's a leprechaun. Meanwhile, Mercedes attempts to recruit new members to join Shelby Corcoran's newly formed Glee club and Sue's congressional campaign heats up.
Sue starts a smear campaign to take down her biggest competitor for the Congressional seat. Meanwhile, Puck has a crush, and Will and Shelby Corcoran encourage some friendly competition.
As the race for McKinley High President comes to an end, someone is caught trying to fix the results. Meanwhile, Coach Beiste gets up the nerve to challenge Sue Sylvester and things get complicated for Puck and Quinn.
In an attempt to recruit a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam Evans and convinces him to come back to the glee club. Tina comes to the defense of Harry and encourages him to pursue his dream while McKinley prepares to host the big sectionals performance.
When Will tries to plan a special surprise for Emma, he enlists the glee club to help him sweep her off her feet. Meanwhile, Becky sets her sights on Artie, and Finn makes an announcement about his life plans after high school that surprises the glee club.
In a special episode celebrating the music of Michael Jackson, the rivalry between New Directions and the Warblers intensifies en route to Regionals. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel receive news regarding their admissions process at NYADA, and things continue to heat up between Sam and Mercedes.
Will assigns the glee club a Spanish singing assignment, and enlists the help of his musically-inclined night school teacher. Meanwhile, Rachel spills the beans to Kurt and Mercedes on Finn's marriage proposal, and Mercedes has love complications of her own.
In honor of Valentine's Day, Will challenges the New Directions to find and perform the world's greatest love songs. Meanwhile, Rachel's two dads Hiram and LeRoy Berry pay a visit to McKinley High.
Things heat up as the New Directions go head-to-head with the Dalton Academy Warblers at Regionals.
The New Directions pay homage to the movie "Saturday Night Fever" by grooving to disco-infused dance numbers.
The glee club pays homage to a true icon when they cover Whitney Houston's greatest hits. Meanwhile, Emma and Will are one step closer to their dream wedding.
Brittany goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.
As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes. Then, the New Directions perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan.
A still-heartbroken Rachel begins her brand new life in New York City, while back in Lima, the New Directions are struggling to figure out what to do with a group of only seven — and no star performer. Who will be their new Rachel Berry?
Songs: Franz Scubert -- Ave Maria, Stoner Brett -- Busters Get Popped, Carly Rae Jepson -- Call Me Maybe, Adele -- Chasing Pavements, Imagine Dragons -- It's Time, The Fray -- Never Say Never
Brittany S. Pierce is in a funk and turns to her icon Britney Spears' music for inspiration! Meanwhile, Rachel struggles to adjust to life in New York, but is helped by her newfound NYADA friend, Brody Weston.
Songs: Britney Spears -- 3, Britney Spears -- Everytime, Britney Spears -- Hold it Against Me, Britney Spears -- Oops!...I Did it Again, Britney Spears -- Womanizer
The campaign showdown begins when Brittany and Blaine go head-to-head for Student Council President. Meanwhile, Kurt gets the internship of his dreams
Songs: Sheryl Crow -- A Change Would Do You Good, Hole -- Celebrity Skin, Tears for Fears -- Everybody Wants to Rule the World, Fred Astaire -- The Way You Look Tonight
Songs: Duncan Sheik -- Barely Breathing, Demi Lovato -- Give Your Heart A Break, Coldplay -- The Scientist
The school production of "Grease" is underway and Marley, Jake, Kitty and football player Ryder compete to play "Danny" and "Sandy." Meanwhile, former glee clubbers Mercedes and Mike, return to cast the play and Mr. Schuester struggles with a difficult decision.
Songs: Pink -- Blow Me (One Last Kiss), Grease -- Born to Hand Jive, Neon Trees -- Everybody Talks, Grease -- Hopelessly Devoted to You, Foreigner -- Juke Box Hero
Rachel and Kurt pay a visit to Lima as the glee club launches its production of "Grease." Meanwhile, Cassandra July returns to shake things up in Rachel's life, and Santana comes back to lend a helping hand.
Songs: Grease -- Beauty School Dropout, Grease -- Greased Lightening, Grease -- Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee, Grease -- Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise), Grease -- There Are Worse Things I Could Do, Grease -- You're The One That I Want
It's time for Sectionals, and New Directions receives guidance from some of the recent McKinley graduates who volunteer to mentor the glee club during their Thanksgiving breaks. Meanwhile, Rachel and Kurt have a non-traditional holiday dinner in the Big Apple.
Songs: The Supremes -- Come See About Me, Psy -- Gangnam Style, Simon and Garfunkel/Phillip Phillips -- Homeward Bound/Home, Scissor Sisters/Cast of Promises, Promises -- Let's Have a Kiki/Turkey Lurkey Time, One Direction -- Live While Were Young, Lydia Maria Child -- Over the River and Through the Wood (mash-up), Flo Rida -- Whistle
The girls of the glee club organize a Sadie Hawkins dance at McKinley High, in which the girls ask out their dates, leading to interesting couplings among the members of New Directions. Meanwhile, Sam is convinced that the Warblers cheated at Sectionals, and he makes it his mission to find the evidence. Also, Kurt attempts to find his niche at NYADA.
Songs: Sir Mix-a-Lot -- Baby Got Back, The Flamingos -- I Only Have Eyes for You, Bruno Mars -- Locked Out of Heaven, The Exciters -- Tell Him
Finn challenges the glee club to find their inner powerhouses for "Diva Week." Meanwhile, in New York, Kurt can no longer take Rachel's arrogant attitude and calls her out, causing tension between the two friends. Also, Emma is in a whirlwind preparing for her upcoming wedding.
Songs: Les Misérables -- Bring Him Home, Beyoncé -- Diva, Alicia Keys -- Girl On Fire, Barbra Streisand and Kim Carnes -- Make No Mistake (She's Mine), Ike and Tina Turner -- Nutbush City Limits
Will and Emma's wedding is finally here, and it lands on the day of romance and love: Valentine's Day. The former and current members of New Directions reunite in Lima to celebrate.
Songs: Ellie Goulding -- Anything Could Happen, Cast of Company -- Getting Married Today, Depeche Mode -- Just Can't Get Enough, Bob Seger -- We've Got Tonite, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell -- You're All I Need To Get By
For the first time in glee club history, the students give the teachers, Will and Finn, an assignment to hash out the tension between them. Meanwhile, Santana becomes increasingly suspicious of Brody's side job
Songs: N'Sync/Backstreet Boys -- Bye Bye Bye/ I Want It That Way, Tegan and Sara -- Closer, Marina and the Diamonds -- How to be a Heartbreaker, Brenda K Starr/ Nicki Minaj -- I Still Believe/ Super Bass, Elton John/Madonna -- The Bitch is Back/Dress You Up
Songs: Phil Collins -- Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now), Barry Manilow -- Copacabana, Radiohead -- Creep, ABBA -- Mamma Mia, Wham! -- Wake Me Up Before You Go Go, Spice Girls -- Wannabe
The members of New Directions are prepping for Regionals, but when an unthinkable event occurs at McKinley High, perspectives are put into order
Songs: Extreme -- More Than Words, John Mayer -- Say, Elton John -- Your Song
When Mr. Shcuester comes up with the setlist for regionals, the New Directions are not pleased, Rachel sings an unexpected song for her Funny Girl audition, and Marley writes an Original Song.
When the power goes out at McKinley High, Will and Finn enlist the members of New Directions to "unplug" and perform acoustic numbers. Meanwhile, Isabelle Wright asks Kurt to volunteer at the Vogue.com charity event, with Rachel and Santana in tow
The members of New Directions take on the greatest hits of music icon Stevie Wonder. Meanwhile, Artie receives news that could affect his future and his mom. In New York, Rachel prepares for her "Funny Girl" callback
It's finally time for Regionals, and the glee club is more determined than ever to advance to Nationals. Brittany returns from her MIT trip with a new attitude and Ryder finally has a lead on who is "catfishing" him
Songs: Glee -- All or Nothing, To Love You More -- Celine Dion, Zedd -- Clarity, Icona Pop -- I Love It, Glee -- My Cup, Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher -- Rainbow Connection, Little Mix -- Wings
The members of New Directions are back in action and take on their biggest assignment yet: the Beatles! As Will enlists the kids to pay homage to the classic song catalog from the Fab Four, Blaine and Kurt attempt to answer questions about their future together. Meanwhile, Rachel's New York ambitions take an unexpected turn.
Songs: The Beatles -- A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles -- Drive My Car, The Beatles -- Got to Get You Into My Life, The Beatles -- Help, The Beatles -- Yesterday, The Beatles -- You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
Songs: The Beatles -- Here Comes the Sun, The Beatles -- Let It Be, The Beatles -- Revolution, The Beatles -- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles -- Something
Songs: The Prentenders -- I'll Stand By You, The Band Perry -- If I Die Young, Rent The Musical -- Seasons of Love
Blaine believes he has the best plan to win Nationals, but he doesn't take the glee club's criticism too well when the students accuse him of being too controlling. Over in New York, Kurt also runs into control issues when the band disagrees over the venue of their first official gig that Kurt booked. Meanwhile, Sue reveals the story behind her iconic tracksuit and gets in touch with her feminine side
Sue Sylvester introduces the episode as a Christmas special that FOX did not allow to air from last year. The members of New Directions audition for roles in McKinley's living Nativity Scene. Meanwhile in New York, Rachel, Kurt and Santana work as Santa's elves at a mall
The auditions for "Funny Girl" continue with Rachel taking lead and Santana snagging the part of her understudy, upsetting Rachel. In Lima a new class valedictorian has to be decided upon.
As graduation approaches, Tina, Blaine and Sam band together to hold a senior "lock-in" at school, hoping to savor their last chance at hanging out together. But their plans are thwarted when Becky joins unexpectedly. Meanwhile, in New York, Elliot is stuck in the middle between Rachel and Santana's feud
The members of New Directions travel to sunny Los Angeles to compete in Nationals, and bring with them two very special guests
Current and past members of New Directions reunite for one final assignment - to reinvent their favorite performances. But these new versions of the series' most iconic tracks should not be seen as goodbye to glee club. On the contrary, they are celebrations of what the club has meant to each and every member.
As the fate of the glee club becomes a reality, April and Holly plot a plan to save New Directions. Meanwhile, Rachel and Santana attempt to make amends after their blowout fight.
Rachel takes the next step in committing to her role in "Funny Girl." Meanwhile, Kurt is the victim of an attack because of his sexual preference
When the boys get tested for STDs, Artie tests positive for a disease and he's forced to tell his sexual partners. Meanwhile, Kurt and Blaine have relationship issues when Blaine puts on his "freshman fifteen"
Rachel meets a famous television writer, whose eccentric personality catches Rachel off guard. Meanwhile, Sam and Mercedes deal with the pressure of commitment as their careers take off, and the time has finally come for Blaine's big showcase with June Dolloway at NYADA
After Rachel's humiliating failure as TV actress, she comes home to Lima to figure out what she wants to do next. Upon discovering that Sue has banished the arts at McKinley, Rachel takes it upon herself to reinstate and lead the Glee Club. Meanwhile, Blaine, no longer in a relationship with Kurt, has moved home to coach the Warblers while Will is coaching rival Vocal Adrenaline, and Sam is the assistant coach for the McKinley football team.
Puck, Quinn, Santana, Mercedes, Brittany, Artie and Tina all return to McKinley for Homecoming and help Rachel and Kurt recruit for the new glee club.
Rachel attempts to make a deal in which Will's glee club under perform on purpose.
Sue attempts to help sort out some relationships. Kitty helps Rachel.
Brittany and Santana need to do some convincing whilst Mercedes attempts to convince Rachel to go for her dreams.
After Dalton Academy burns to the ground, the Warblers find themselves having to combine with New Directions.
New Directions and the Warblers battle it out and Rachel has to choose between NYADA and Broadway.
New Directions take their final bows.
The show features flashbacks to the original New Directions members joining the club.