A roundup of the many reports and rumors as the show begins production on its final season.
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- Matthew Morrison
- 'Will Schuester'
- Lea Michele
- 'Rachel Berry'
- Dianna Agron
- 'Quinn Fabray'
- Chris Colfer
- 'Kurt Hummel'
- Amber Riley
- 'Mercedes Jones'
- Mark Salling
- 'Noah Puck Puckerman'
- Kevin McHale
- 'Artie Abrams'
- Jenna Ushkowitz
- 'Tina Cohen-Chang'
- Naya Rivera
- 'Santana Lopez'
- Heather Morris
- 'Brittany Pierce'
- Harry Shum Jr.
- 'Mike Chang'
- Ashley Fink
- 'Lauren Zizes'
- Mike O'Malley
- 'Burt Hummel'
- Jayma Mays
- 'Emma Pillsbury'
- Jane Lynch
- 'Sue Sylvester'
- Ryan Murphy
- Brad Falchuk
- Ian Brennan
- Executive Producers
- Ryan Murphy
- Brad Falchuk
- Ian Brennan
- Dante Di Loreto
- May 19, 2009
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Lea, was your password "Barbra Streisand"?
Kurt Colfer's Twitter account was hacked. But we speculated anyway.
Least likely answer: the Temples of Syrinx, circa 2112 A.D.
His script has angered his beloved pet, Brian.
According to a statement from Fox.
She probably won’t be in this season’s Glee finale.
Hints about what to expect out of the sixth and final season, from the horse’s mouth.
From teen homelessness to virginity loss to spousal abuse.
For the upcoming 100th episode.
As will many of the show's now-departed original characters.
The musician describes the surreal experience of watching himself being played by Matthew Lillard.
She wants to be a pop star.
Cumberbatch and Lawrence, sure. But Kaya Scodelario? Tyler Hoechlin?
Glee ended its fifth season, and it still hasnt’t quite figured out what to be now.
There are a lot of puppies in this episode. And June Squibb.
What sheer joy it was to see Shirley MacLaine charge up to a stage with a microphone in her hand.
“Do people like Rachel?” It’s a perfectly valid question.
This episode began with a fake newsreel about the clap, and it was one of the best thing's Glee's done in a while.
Don’t half-ass Sondheim.
Everyone's finally in New York.
The New Directions are dead. Long live the New Directions.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Kristin Chenoweth, great, but Heather Morris was the MVP.
Renditions of "Hold On" and "Gloria" and "Barracuda": Can you say sassy?
Rachel gets a New York Magazine cover shoot — how meta.
See you in February.
It’s hard not to be at least a little charmed by puppet versions of every Glee character.
A Billy Joel tribute without “We Didn’t Start the Fire”? Seriously?
Transgender issues? Relevant. The rape-iness of "Blurred Lines"? Not so much.
“Are you a Katy or a Gaga?” isn’t a particularly interesting question.
R.I.P. Finn Hudson.
Prom night, Beatles (and Carrie) style.
Last night on Glee, two boys got engaged.
The season finale was mostly a love letter to, for, and about Brittany.
We're just super stoked to get a Glee where no one’s getting shot at or molested.
Not all the things that complicate us or make us interesting as humans are born out of trauma, Glee.
Glee consistently abandons the important issues it milks for drama. Maybe it shouldn't try then.
No one's saying Glee isn't allowed to try to tackle big issues like school shootings. The show's just not very good at it.
Glee just loves to follow terrible episodes with pretty good ones like last night's.
Is anyone else increasingly frustrated at how phoned-in this season has been?
It's movies week on Glee, and the show sings its 500th song.
A lot of hooking up on last night's episode.
Kurt blows Rachel away with a song from Les Miz.
The New Directions are back in the running.
What will likely overshadow last night's episode (which, honestly, would be a breeze to overshadow) is the whole Jonathan Coulton thing.
Glee's Christmas episodes are historically problematic. The streak continues.
If you’re a casual Glee fan, you might have missed how directly last night’s episode knocked down the fourth wall.
It’s sectionals time!
Everything about this episode felt like season one Glee.
Thanks for the lesson on how to binge and purge, Glee.
A quartet of breakups.
Last night was Sarah Jessica Parker’s first appearance as Kurt’s very kind boss at Vogue.
It’s been 723 days since our last Britney Spears–themed episode of Glee.
It's a new Glee this season, as the producers and cast spent all summer warning us — a show that's been spun off into itself.
No one has ever watched Glee to see the kids graduate. But yet, there they were.
"Nationals" was Glee at its best: Singing teenagers. Some feelings. Some jokes. We even cried once!
We came to this episode fairly prepared to hate the Freaky Friday body swap.
When prom and anti-prom meet, do they cancel each other out?
Remember the time Glee had an episode about domestic violence and called it "Choke"?
Okay, maybe the locker shrine was a bit much.
It's Saturday Night Fever time, but not a single mention of the Bee Gees.
In which we discover what happened with the marriage and car accident cliff-hangers.
Which is the A-story?
Glee! NO RAPPING!!! Ever!
Ugh, Will Schuester.
"I'd throw this milk in your face but it's not nearly scalding enough."
Helen Mirren, synchronized swimming, and marriage proposals.
Congratulations, Glee. You've ruined Joni Mitchell.
Not just something you say to red solo cups.
The theme of this episode is “violently ripping a vulnerable gay teenager out of the closet."
Santana might not make any sense sometimes, but she is not boring.
"How are we, as virgins, supposed to follow THAT?!"
Leprechauns, pizza making morticians, and last-minute congressional races.
This episode is bonkers.
"Will Schuester never did appreciate the gentle tremble of your thin, forgettable alto."
Season three begins!
It's the finale, nationals, and more original songs.
Glee club reaches out to Sue in her time of need.
And it's dramatic for everyone.
'Glee' does 'Rumours' and rumors.
Everyone learns to live with what they hate about themselves.
'Glee' returns from hiatus.
Blurt happens, and so do original songs.
Gwyneth Paltrow returns, with a “there’s no day too soon for (protected) sex!” mantra.
Featuring the musical stylings of “Ke Dollar Sign Ha”
Remember last week’s episode of 'Glee'? Yeah, those sure were the days.
"I've kissed Finn, and just let me say? Not worth a buck."
Everyone finally gives in to the 'Glee' mantra that life is better when you're singing and dancing.
"Even the smallest envelope is heavy for an elf."
Why is a choir of senior citizens competing against two high schools?
"I just prefer to think of the homeless as outdoorsy."
It turns out that a dose of wacky Gwyneth Paltrow was just what the doctor ordered for this season of 'Glee.'
After five episodes this season, it would appear 'Glee' has decided to go back to a little thing called "plot."
The episode that could have truly transgressed was actually one of the more traditional 'Glee' shows.
"If I don't have something warm beneath me, I can't digest my food."
"I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. I guess I don't have to — I think Mary Lou Retton's, like, an orphan or something."
"I'm Brittany S. Pierce. I've lived my entire life in Britney Spears's shadow."
The most meta episode starter ever!
We love it — more than most things in life! But the show still has a lot to learn.
At first, we worried about this week’s episode. But we shouldn't have.
The group goes Gaga and Kiss; Kurt and Finn fight; and Rachel finally finds her mom.
Welcome, Neil Patrick Harris! You are awesome.
Great tunes, believable and touching plot, and a healthy dose of absurdism.
Bad songs of the world, unite!
How do you follow up Madonna?
We can all breathe now: The Madonna episode was, for the most part, epic.
Say hello to the cruel realities you’re used to, our characters are told, 'cause they won’t go away any time soon.
Until April …
At long last, Absurd Pregnancy Plotline No. 1 has resolved itself!
One of the best songs yet — as well as one of the worst.
Lust is in the air as we head back to Crazytown.
Finally, everyone is dealing with believable problems.
Schue gets on the mike!
Sue barks out the most marvelous roll call ever: “Gay kid! Wheels! Asian! Other Asian! Aretha!”
Mr. Schue's grand idea: Get the kids in competition, and they’ll get psyched for Sectionals!
Who thought Kristin Chenoweth, squeaky mistress of soprano sunshine, could bring gravitas to the show?
The football team learns the true meaning of teamwork — and putting a ring on it!
"This is what we call total disaster, ladies. I’m going to ask you to smell your armpits."
We rate the musical numbers in the categories of Pizazz, Relevance, and Absurdity!