A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.
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 Kurt Hummel / ... (121 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Sue Sylvester / ... (121 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Rachel Berry / ... (121 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Will Schuester / ... (121 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Artie Abrams / ... (121 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Tina Cohen-Chang / ... (115 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Santana Lopez / ... (116 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Mercedes Jones / ... (113 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Noah 'Puck' Puckerman / ... (99 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Brittany S. Pierce / ... (98 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Sam Evans / ... (91 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Blaine Anderson / ... (90 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Mike Chang / ... (93 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Finn Hudson / ... (94 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Emma Pillsbury / ... (84 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Quinn Fabray / ... (79 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Narrator / ... (64 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Principal Figgins / ... (58 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Becky Jackson (56 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Kitty Wilde (50 episodes, 2012-2015)
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When a High School Spanish teacher, Will Schuester, becomes the director of the school's failing Glee club, New Directions, he hopes to be able to rejuvenate it. The club competes in the choir competition circuit. It's been called "a High School Musical for adults", the series follows the club and its mixture of oddball members as they try and restore it to its former glory. It is a musical comedy in which the eager and ambitious students not only compete to win the Nationals, but also have to deal with the tough and cruel realities of their school, McKinley High. At the same time, Will is trying to rejuvenate his failing love life whilst preventing the school's cheer leading coach Sue Sylvester from sabotaging the choir. Written by WellardRockard

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Big Year. Big Dreams. Big Apple. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Musical

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19 May 2009 (USA)  »

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Glee: Road to Sectionals  »

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Cast members Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, and Jenna Ushkowitz are all Broadway alums. Morrison was the original Link in 'Hairspray' and Fabrizio in 'Light in the Piazza'. Michele was the original Wendla in 'Spring Awakening'. Ushkowitz also appeared in 'Spring Awakening' with Michele. Many guest stars have also been well known as Broadway stars: Kristin Chenoweth (April Rhodes) won a Tony for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and played the original Glinda in "Wicked;" Idina Menzel (Shelby Corcoran) won a Tony as the original Elphaba in "Wicked" (in which she was Chenoweth's co-star) and was also in the original Broadway cast of "Rent" and "If/Then" and was the voice of Elsa in Frozen and Jonathan Groff (Jesse St. James) was the original Melchior in "Spring Awakening" (co-starring with Lea Michele and Jenna Ushkowitz), was the voice of Kristoff in Frozen and King George III in "Hamilton"; Neil Patrick Harris (Bryan Ryan) was a replacement Emcee in the most recent Broadway revival of "Cabaret" and was the revival Broadway Lee Harvey Oswald/Balladeer in "Assassins;" and won the Best Actor in a Musical 2013 for playing Hedwig in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch Victor Garber (Will's father) played Anthony in the original Broadway cast of "Sweeney Todd" and many other Broadway roles, as well as Jesus in the movie version of Godspell (1973); Debra Monk (Will's mother) has performed in numerous Broadway musicals and plays, and also co-wrote the musical "Pump Boys and Dinettes." John Stamos (Dr. Carl Howell) had lead (replacement) roles in the 1990s and 2000s Broadway revivals of "How to Succeed...," "Cabaret," and "Nine." Carol Burnett (Sue's mother) was nominated for a Tony for playing Princess Winnifred in the original Broadway cast of "Once Upon a Mattress." Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jeff Goldblum play Rachel's fathers; Goldblum started his career in Broadway musicals (including "Two Gentlemen of Verona") while Mitchell is one of the preeminent Broadway leading men of his generation ("Ragtime," "Kiss Me, Kate," "Man of La Mancha," etc.) See more »

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[repeated line]
Sue Sylvester: Hey buddy.
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Referenced in Bad Education: Self-Defence (2012) See more »

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Don't Fail Me
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Performed by Calvin Goldspink
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It's only fair to give it a chance!
17 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Glee' may not be everyone's cup of tea, but in my opinion, it's a great feel-good teen comedy. The casting is without a doubt great, and each member brings something individual to the show - Lea Michele does an especially great job in her role as Rachel. I also think that the musical numbers add another dimension to the show - they are often fun and done well, and I think they are a good way of introducing many aspects of music to the younger generation... I like the way that this show deals with a wide range of different issues, such as bullying, loss, homosexuality and the various kinds of pressure that many teens face today. I would say that the only thing that lets down the show in places is an occasionally over-cheesy script - I think that some of the more emotional scenes have been slightly tainted by over-doing it a little on the dialogue front.

Overall, though, I have really enjoyed watching this show and at times I have found myself getting quite involved with the characters and their journeys - however I wouldn't recommend it for the cynical amongst us - you might find it quite tiresome...


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