Category Archives: Glee

Glee Recap: Goodbye

As expected, “Goodbye,” the finale of Glee’s third season was awash in misty-eyed nostalgia, and director-writer Brad Falchuk wasted no time in prompting viewers to reach for their tissues. In the very first scene, we find Will (Matthew Morrison) watching … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Nationals

From its first shot, “Nationals” (the second hour of Glee’s back-to-back episodes) leads with its heart and not its head. Logic be damned, writer Ali Adler is out to tug at our basal emotions. Everyone is on edge as they … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Props

In the penultimate week of its third season, before several of its original characters say “Goodbye” (or at least graduate high school) next Tuesday, Glee offered a unique back-to-back offering: two hour-long episodes. The first hour of this doubleheader, “Props,” … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Prom-asaurus

It’s prom time again, and as usually happens, the idea is better than the execution. When Principle Figgins (Iqbal Theba) tells Brittany (Heather Morris) she must improve her feeble record as class president – or he will abolish the position … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Choke

After two weeks of tribute shows, this week’s episode of Glee was thankfully unencumbered by retrofitted catalog songs, and it was refreshing to hear the nice balance of Broadway and pop songs that director Michael Uppendahl smoothly juggled amid the … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Dance with Somebody

“Dance with Somebody,” directed by Paris Barclay and written by Ross Maxwell, is the quickly assembled tribute to Whitney Houston, who died a little over 10 weeks ago. The first of seven songs heard from Whitney’s catalog is “How Will … Continue reading

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Glee Recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver

In the recent New Yorker, Adam Gopnick comments on “The Forty-Year Itch,” that “prime site of nostalgia” invoked by 40-something Hollywood suits fascinated by “the Edenic period preceding the fallen state” of their lives. Last night’s episode of Glee is … Continue reading

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