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Glee: Laryngitis

A sore throat impacts Rachel's singing; Kurt tries to impress his father; Puck hopes to elevate his social status.

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x18
Production Number: 1ARC17
Airdate: Tuesday May 11th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) May 17, 2010
NL (RTL 5) Dec 21, 2010

  • Currently 7.7/10
7.7/10 (23 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Ashley Fink
As Lauren Zizes
Dijon Talton
As Matt Rutherford
Harry Shum, Jr.
As Mike Chang
Heather Morris
As Brittany
Josh Sussman
As Jacob Ben Israel
Mike O'Malley
As Burt Hummel
Naya Rivera
As Santana Lopez
Sterling Cooper
As Morris
Eve Gordon
As Mrs. Fretthold
Rizwan Manji
As Dr. Gidwani
Zack Weinstein
As Sean Fretthold
Main Cast
Matthew Morrison
As Will Schuester
Jane Lynch
As Sue Sylvester
Lea Michele
As Rachel Berry
Chris Colfer
As Kurt Hummel
Jenna Ushkowitz
As Tina Cohen-Chang
Kevin McHale
As Artie Abrams
Cory Monteith
As Finn Hudson
Mark Salling
As Noah 'Puck' Puckerman
Amber Riley
As Mercedes Jones
Jayma Mays
As Emma Pillsbury
Dianna Agron
As Quinn Fabray
Jessalyn Gilsig
As Terri Del Monaco/Schuester


Our resident bad boy, Puck, has had a bit of a cancer scare due to his mother finding a mole on his head while she was washing his hair. Unfortunately for his mohawk, they had to remove whatever hair was in the way. Of course, it really wasn't cancerous--just a simple freckle--but now one of his most important tools in regards to his identity is gone! He's being treated very differently at school due to this and Brittany didn't recognize him at all. He's not too happy about this and feels powerless. There has been a bit of a turn of the tables in regards to who he'd bully--they were bullying him now. Puck decides that to get his popularity and respect back he needs to start dating a cheerleader. He decides he wants to date Mercedes in a not so nice sort of way ("the black girl from Glee whose name I can't remember right now"). ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Ian Brennan
Executive ProducerRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Dante DiLoreto
Co-Executive ProducerIan Brennan
Supervising ProducerBradley Buecker
ProducerKenneth J. Silverstein  |  Alexis Martin  |  Mike Novick
Music ProducerRyan Murphy  |  Adam Anders
Warning: Glee season 1 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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