Let’s Discuss The First Three Episodes Of All New York Glee

Does NYC really heart Glee?

At the time of this writing, there have been five all New York episodes: “New New York” (season five episode fourteen), “Bash” (season five episode fifteen), “Tested” (season five episode sixteen), “Opening Night” (season five episode seventeen), and “The Back-Up Plan” (season five episode eighteen). Now I won’t really be talking about “Opening Night” or “The Back-Up Plan,” those episodes will be dealt with in another piece I plan to write dealing with Rachel.

Why? Because as always I have a lot of complex feelings toward this character. It’s a pain in the ass and often leaves me cursing at my television.

So for now we’re going to talk about the first three episodes of the all Glee New York episodes: “New New York”, “Bash”, and “Tested”.

Let’s get a general bit out of the way. Are they good? Now, as always, “good” is subjective on my personal taste that said the episodes are better. I’ve given a lot of slack with Glee‘s fifth season because the first half was a scramble for purchase after Cory Monteith’s tragic passing. While a three-week production delay sounds like a lot of time, it’s really not. The first half of season five is basically trying to plug a dam with a Band-Aid and hoping for the best. Luckily though, while the first half is really not great, it has great aspects such as Adam Lambert’s Elliott Gilbert.

Petition for Adam Lambert to come back in season 6.

Glee, due to just bad writing and planning, will never really be truly great again. Still the second half of season five has become much better then previous seasons. I’m not saying there isn’t stupid moments. Oh. There are stupid moments such as Santana becoming and subsequently dropping her role as the understudy to Fanny Brice. Santana, presumably, breaking up with Dani off screen. Everything done with Tina has been…there.

Still with “Frenemies” (season five episode nine) there has been a marked improvement within the show. The writing seems a bit tighter and a bit more focused. It’s a good thing. In fact, I applaud less crap writing in general.

So with “New New York” how has the show been?

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A Heartfelt Thank-You To Glee And Gleeks For The Glee 100th Episode

So in like a day or so, Glee’s 100th episode will premiere.

We’re going to be doing a big week long celebration between both parts of the 100th episode (“100” and “New Directions” episodes twelve and thirteen of season five respectively) on the new website. So you should go check it out.

Anyway, I wanted to write something here to commemorate it. I’m going to try to get out another post as well this week before I go to Syracuse to check out the grad school I was accepted in. (Yeah I got into grad school. Yaaaay.)

Truth be told, I wasn’t sure what to write here. Eventually I just decide on being honest and heartfelt and all that stuff.

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The Top Ten Best Glee Episodes Of 2013

Happy New Year’s everyone!

My resolution for 2014 is to be more awesome. Because I know I can accomplish that.

Also to try to update this thing more often. I feel bad leaving y’all hanging.

Everyone’s waiting to break out into song for the new year.

So let me clarify the rules for my Top Ten 2013 list. I will be looking at the episodes that were aired in 2013, only. So that means that from “Sadie Hawkins” (season four episode eleven) to “Previously Unaired Christmas” (season five episode eight) is fair game for this list.

Now this list is entirely subjective. So if your favorite episode from 2013 isn’t on here I’m sorry.

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Current Episodes With Past Perspective: “Previously Unaired Christmas”

Happy Holidays, Gleeks!

Fa la la la…Chewie!!!!

As stated last year, the Glee Christmas special has become a holiday tradition of the show. Ever since the second season, they have aired a Christmas themed episode. Ever since the first season, they have, at least, released one song of Christmas themed.

With the snowflake it looks like a bastard child between “i” and “L”

(Yes this is true. “Last Christmas” was released Christmas 2009.)

Now as I’ve mentioned in talking about episodes pastGlee Christmas specials don’t really fit with continuity of anything. They’re usually after Sectionals. Maybe a plot thread or two of the overall season arc with appear such as Marley’s eating disorder in “Glee, Actually” (season four episode ten).

For the most part though, they’re pretty harmless. And they don’t fuck up continuity too bad.

So what about an episode that is totally and one hundred percent separate of Glee’s continuity (such as it is)? Well let’s look at “Previously Unaired Christmas” (season five episode 8) and talk shall we?

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Bad Glee Theatre: The Rocky Horror Glee Show

Happy Halloween fellow Gleeks, Ghouls, and Goblins!

I love Halloween. It’s an excuse to dress up and be weird and get free candy. Or if you’re over twenty one drink a lot of beer/wine.

My plans follow a boring, predictable yet comforting pattern.

Come home and hide from trick or treaters in a dark house watching movie marathons/Halloween themed television episodes I like.

Among them? “The Rocky Horror Glee Show” (season two episode five).

Your faces when I admit to liking this episode

Yeah. I kind of like this episode of Glee. It’s bad. It’s God awful but it’s that special kind of bad that Glee gives where it’s SO BAD that I love it.

Let me explain.

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