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Glee: Dynamic Duets

A love triangle heats up among Marley, Jake and Ryder, and Blaine has a run-in with the Warblers.

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x7
Airdate: Thursday November 22nd, 2012

Director: Ian Brennan
Writer: Ian Brennan

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Jan 30, 2013
UK (sky 1) Feb 17, 2013


Guest Stars
Becca TobinBecca Tobin
As Kitty
Blake JennerBlake Jenner
As Ryder Lynn
Dot JonesDot Jones
As Coach Beiste
Grant GustinGrant Gustin
As Sebastian Smythe
Jacob ArtistJacob Artist
As Jake Puckerman
Lauren Potter (2)Lauren Potter (2)
As Becky Jackson
Melissa BenoistMelissa Benoist
As Marley Rose
Nolan Gerard FunkNolan Gerard Funk
As Hunter Clarington
Samuel LarsenSamuel Larsen
As Joe Hart
Trisha Rae StahlTrisha Rae Stahl
As Marley's Mom
Vanessa LengiesVanessa Lengies
As Sugar Motta
Jodi HarrisJodi Harris
As Mrs. Pentalla
Main Cast
Jenna UshkowitzJenna Ushkowitz
As Tina Cohen-Chang
Kevin McHaleKevin McHale
As Artie Abrams
Darren CrissDarren Criss
As Blaine Anderson
Chord OverstreetChord Overstreet
As Sam Evans
Heather MorrisHeather Morris
As Brittany Pierce
Cory MonteithCory Monteith
As Finn Hudson
Mark SallingMark Salling
As Noah 'Puck' Puckerman


The episode begins with Blaine presiding a meeting of a group of students who are dressed up according to their dark side or secret identity. Just then one student comes running and says that the Nationals trophy is missing and someone has left a laptop. There is a video in which a guy is holding the trophy (Warblers) and challenges the club to win the Sectionals. In the hallway, Jake asks Marley out on Friday night; but Ryder interrupts saying that she is going out with him. They then get into a fight and Finn breaks it up. Finn calls a meeting of the Glee club. Some of them are dressed in their super hero/secret identity costume. ..

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Episode Notes
This is the first episode that Will does not appear in ever in the series. The only remaining character to have been in every episode is Artie.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Bonnie TylerHolding Out For A HeroMarley and Kitty sing in their costumes.
The CliqueSupermanRyder and Jake have a sing off to be Mega Studd
David BowieHeroesSam encouraging Blaine to stay.
FunSome NightsGlee rivals singing together as a group.
Kelly ClarksonMy Dark SideBlaine sings with the Warblers.

Episode Goofs
When making a speech Finn has a marker in his belt that disappears and then reappears.

In the scene where Blaine and Sam are running away from the Warblers, there is a door that opens and closes on its own.

Cultural References
Sam does an impression of Bane, who is a character in the movie "Dark Night Rises."

Finn mention a group by the name of the Avengers. They are a fictional group of super heroes.

The episode opens up with the glee logo in a spotlight, which is a reference to the Batman symbol.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Ian Brennan
Executive ProducerIan Brennan  |  Dante DiLoreto  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Ryan Murphy
Co-Executive ProducerBradley Buecker  |  Stacy Traub
Supervising ProducerMichael Hitchcock
ProducerAlexis Martin  |  Kenneth J. Silverstein  |  Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Co-ProducerKaren Romero  |  Zachary Woodlee
Consulting ProducerRussel Friend  |  Garrett Lerner
Story EditorMatthew Hodgson
ChoreographerZachary Woodlee
Music ProducerRyan Murphy  |  Peer Astrom  |  Adam Anders
Executive Music ProducerRyan Murphy  |  Adam Anders
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