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Musical comedy series following an optimistic teacher attempting to inspire a diverse group of teenagers to realise their potential and restore the school's show choir to its former glory

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Musical comedy series following an optimistic teacher attempting to inspire a diverse group of teenagers to realise their potential and restore the school's show choir to its former glory

Series 2 Summary

As term starts, the Darwinian fight for survival begins, old rivalries are cast aside, new alliances are formed and hearts are broken all over again. The arrival of the boys' new football coach, Shannon Beiste, presents a problem. As funds from both Glee Club and the Cheerios are diverted to the revitalised team, Will and Sue form the unlikeliest of alliances when they attempt to bring down 'The Beast'; no mean feat when she stands at 6'1, is a former maximum security prison officer and can dead lift a Cadillac...

  • Glee: Quinn

    Episode 1 - Audition

    After returning from summer break, the kids discover they're still school outcasts.

    Tina and Artie split up, Will tries to recruit new Glee Club members and Sue has a new formidable rival.

    Meanwhile, Puck and Santana go under the knife, and Quinn shows up at Cheerios tryouts. Will Sue let her join?

  • Glee: Britanny does an impression of Britney Spears

    Episode 2 - Britney/Brittany

    Curious about Emma's new beau, Dr Carl Howell, Will convinces her to bring him in to talk to the kids about dental hygiene.

    Will is reluctant to allow Brittany and the gang perform a Britney Spears number. Can they convince him otherwise?

    Finn and Rachel come to blows when Finn rejoins the football team, Brittany hallucinates about Britney Spears, Sue and Will fall out and Britney Spears makes a cameo appearance.

  • Glee: Sue sits in her office

    Episode 3 - Grilled Cheesus

    Finn has an existential crisis when he believes he has seen the face of Jesus in his cheese sandwich.

    Meanwhile, the kids rally around Kurt after he has a disaster of his own, and Will tries to talk to the Glee Club about spirituality, much to Sue's disdain.

    Later, Sue confides in Emma about her childhood.

  • Glee: Mercedes, Will and Santana

    Episode 4 - Duets

    As the glee club works on a competitive duet assignment, Finn and Rachel conspire to help a new member win.

    A love triangle develops between Mike, Tina, and Artie, and Puck gets himself in trouble.

  • Glee: Tina and Santana

    Episode 5 - The Rocky Horror Glee Show

    Will decides that the club should perform The Rocky Horror Show for the annual school musical.

    Finn has body confidence issues and Sue is asked to do a controversial piece about McKinley for the local TV station.

    Later, Emma's new boyfriend confronts Will.

  • Glee: Will chats to the New Directions

    Episode 6 - Never Been Kissed

    Finn and Sam find an unconventional way of controlling their urges - until Coach Beiste gets wind of their tactics.

    Kurt is encouraged by Blaine, a pupil from Dalton Academy, to stand up for himself. But when he does, there are unforeseen results.

    Meanwhile, Quinn confides in Sue that she suspects Sam and Beiste of having a fling; Puck and Artie go on a double date with Santana and Brittany; and Coach Beiste reaches the end of her tether.

  • Glee: Holly (Gwyneth Paltrow), Merecedes and Brittany

    Episode 7 - The Substitute

    A substitute teacher, played by Gwyneth Paltrow, fills in for Will when he is struck down by 'Monkey Flu', and wins over the whole New Directions clan.

    Sue fills in for Principal Figgins, who also has the flu, and tries to flex her temporary muscle around campus.

    Mercedes is vexed by Sue's decision to ban junk food in the school canteen; Terri cares for Will while he's sick; and Kurt spends more time with Blaine.

  • Glee: Sue with her mum Doris

    Episode 8 - Furt

    Sue's mother Doris arrives to check in on her daughters. Rachel rallies the football team to stop Karofsky bullying Kurt.

    Kurt tells his dad that he wants to change schools to Dalton Academy. Will he go?

    Elsewhere, Kurt and Finn get some surprise wedding news, Quinn receives a romantic offer and Sue decides to marry herself.

  • Glee series two: cast shot

    Episode 9 - Special Education

    The New Directions go head-to-head with Kurt and the Warblers in the sectionals competition.

    Meanwhile, Will tries to showcase some of the other Glee club members, Kurt struggles to muster the team spirit needed at Dalton Academy and Artie boosts Brittany's confidence.

    Emma and Carl grow closer but trouble brews between some of the younger couples.

  • Glee: The football team

    Episode 10 - A Very Glee Christmas

    When Finn tries to bring a little holiday cheer to McKinley High, Artie discovers that Brittany still believes in Father Christmas.

    Rachel wants Finn to sing her a Christmas song to atone for his recent behaviour. Will he?

    Meanwhile, Will encourages the choir to be more charitable, the teachers pick their secret Santas, and one manipulative coach rigs the present-giving in her favour.

  • Glee: The Cheerios

    Episode 11 - The Sue Sylvester Shuffle

    Tensions flare between Finn and Karofsky who continues to give him and the Glee members a hard time.

    Will and Coach Beiste take action and force Karofsky and the other football players to join Glee club for a week.

    Sue wants Quinn and the Cheerios to focus all their attention on bringing home the nationals trophy and asks them to choose between Glee club and cheerleading.

  • Glee: The glee club sing together

    Episode 12 - Silly Love Songs

    Finn is filled with newfound confidence after winning the district championship and sets his sights on an old flame.

    Will asks the club to pair up and sing the world's greatest love songs to each other - which leaves some members embarrassed.

    The kids set up a charity kissing booth to celebrate Valentine's Day and Kurt leans some surprising news about Blaine.

  • Glee: Sam

    Episode 13 - Comeback

    Rachel tries to launch a social comeback at McKinley High with some help from Brittany.

    Sue takes her defeat badly; her reaction is extreme enough to cause Emma and Will to be concerned.

    Quinn is in a quandary about her love life; Sam seeks Justin Bieber's advice on girls; Puck tries to impress Lauren; Sue joins the Glee club and Sam starts a tribute band.

  • Glee: Brittany

    Episode 14 - Blame it on the Alcohol

    Principal Figgins warns the pupils about the dangers of underage drinking and coaxes the Glee club to perform a song which highlights the problem.

    Finn and Puck persuade Rachel to throw a house party. In their booze-fuelled state, the revellers play a game of spin the bottle.

    Will worries that he is out of touch with the younger generation. He turns to Coach Beiste, who asks him to join her at her favourite honky tonk bar, The Rosalita Roadhouse, for a night of stress relief. Meanwhile, Blaine and Rachel hit it off.

  • Glee: Finn, Rachel and Artie

    Episode 15 - Sexy

    Free-spirited substitute teacher Holly Holliday (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns to teach the children about sex education.

    Artie is worried when he hears through the grapevine that Brittany thinks she might be pregnant.

    Sue lets some Glee secrets slip to Kurt and Blaine; Emma is concerned about Holly and Will's liberal approach to teaching the kids about sex; and Rachel, Emma and Quinn have a Celibacy Club meeting.

    Later, Lauren tells Puck that she wants to make a sex tape.

  • Glee: The New Directions perform a song

    Episode 16 - Original Song

    The New Directions decide the only way to win Regionals is to write and perform their own original songs.

    Quinn is hell-bent on getting Finn back and ruling McKinley once again; Rachel and Quinn work together; Blaine and Kurt land a duet at regionals and Quinn and Sue inspires the glee club.

  • Glee: Finn, Quinn and Rachel

    Episode 17 - A Night of Neglect

    The glee club members help another of McKinley's struggling societies to raise vital funds, but when Sue hears about the show of support she quickly moves to put the kibosh on it.

  • Glee: Beiste, Sue and Will

    Episode 18 - Born This Way

    Will teaches the kids a valuable lesson about self-acceptance - through the music of Lady Gaga.

    Lauren and Quinn go toe-to-toe for the prom queen crown and Rachel struggles with a life-altering decision.

  • Glee: Finn

    Episode 19 - Rumours

    Sue revives the school newspaper so she can plant disruptive rumours in it.

    The glee club discover some interesting new information about Sam, and April Rhodes returns and tries to convince Will to hit the road with her.

  • Glee: Puck, Artie and Sam

    Episode 20 - Prom Queen

    When the booked entertainment cancels at late notice, Principal Figgins asks the New Directions to perform at the prom .

    The competition for prom king and queen heats up, and a familiar face returns.

  • Glee: Terri and Sue

    Episode 21 - Funeral

    The New Directions work on their set list for Nationals - with a little help from Jessie St James. An unexpected loss rocks the world of one of McKinley's own.

  • Glee: The kids in New York

    Episode 22 - New York

    In the series finale, the Glee club go to New York to compete with other show choirs for the nationals.

    The pupils struggle to find inspiration for their original song; Will tries to keep a secret; and a love-struck Finn takes a daring shot at winning Rachel back.

    Rachel meets her Broadway idol Patti LuPone, and the kids find themselves awestruck by their competitors. Can they win at the nationals?

Glee synopsis

Musical comedy series following an optimistic teacher attempting to inspire a diverse group of teenagers to realise their potential and restore the school's show choir to its former glory

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The Rocky Horror Glee Show

Will decides that the club should perform The Rocky Horror Show for the annual school musical.

E4 3.40am Wed 23 July