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Glee: Shooting Star

The members of New Directions are prepping for Regionals, but when an unthinkable event occurs at McKinley High, perspectives are put into order

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x18
Airdate: Thursday April 11th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CityTV) Apr 11, 2013
AU (Eleven) Apr 23, 2013
UK (sky 1) May 12, 2013

  • Currently 8.2/10
8.2/10 (5 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Alex Newell
As Wade Adams
Becca Tobin
As Kitty
Blake Jenner
As Ryder Lynn
Dean Geyer
As Brody Weston
Dot Jones
As Coach Beiste
Jacob Artist
As Jake Puckerman
Melissa Benoist
As Marley Rose
Main Cast
Matthew Morrison
As Will Schuester
Jane Lynch
As Sue Sylvester
Jenna Ushkowitz
As Tina Cohen-Chang
Kevin McHale
As Artie Abrams
Darren Criss
As Blaine Anderson
Chord Overstreet
As Sam Evans
Heather Morris
As Brittany Pierce


The episode begins with Will announcing the Regionals. He tells the group that they will be competing against “Hoosier’s Daddy” from Indiana and the “Nun Touchables” from Michigan. At that moment, Brittany arrives and announces that a meteor, asteroid or comet (she is not sure what it is) will strike Lima. She tells everyone to spend their last moments with their loved ones. She too will do the same. She says that she is going to spend time with her cat, Lord Tubbington. Sam seems slightly irritated. ..

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Episode Notes
This was the first time that there was no closing music at the end of the episode, due to its serious nature.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Elton JohnYour Song 
ExtremeMore Than Words 
John MayerSay 
The PlattersOne In A Million 

Cultural References
Brittany says "Hide your kids, hide your wife" which is a reference to a man in a news interview that went viral by the name of Antoine Dodson.

Warning: Glee season 4 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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