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Glee: Born This Way

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.

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x18
Airdate: Tuesday April 26th, 2011
Special Runtime: 90 Minutes

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) May 09, 2011
NL (RTL 5) May 24, 2011

  • Currently 6.8/10
6.8/10 (9 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Ashley Fink
As Lauren Zizes
Chord Overstreet
As Sam Evans
Darren Criss
As Blaine
Harry Shum, Jr.
As Mike Chang
James Earl
As Azimio
Max Adler
As Karofsky
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
Naya Rivera
As Santana Lopez
Heather Morris
As Brittany Pierce
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


The episode begins with Will telling the class that they need to work on their dancing and he puts them on a “booty-camp”. As they are practicing, Finn accidentally cracks Rachael’s nose. She is bleeding and is taken to the hospital. At the hospital, she tells Finn to leave as her father might arrive any moment. But Finn refuses to leave. The doctor tells her that her nose is broken. But considering her deviated septum, the doctor tells her that it is the right to get a nose job done. But she doesn’t want her singing to get affect. But the doctor tells her that the opening of her airway ill help her with her singing. Next, Rachael tells the class about the procedure. Will is worried that it could affect her voice. Santana points out that everyone wants to change something about them. Will tells Emma that Rachael is a beautiful girl and she doesn’t need to change anything about herself. ..

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