Glee: Season 1, Episode 13

Sectionals (9 Dec. 2009)

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Sectionals is finally here for the Glee Club, but when Quinn's secret unravels, the club may not be able to recover in time to compete.

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Sectionals is finally here for the Glee Club, but when Quinn's secret unravels, the club may not be able to recover in time to compete. Meanwhile, Sue's scheming hits an all-time high, and with Emma and Ken's marriage looming, Will makes a decision that could change his life forever. Written by FOX Publicity

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For their performance ("My Life Would Suck Without You") for Mr. Schuster, they incorporated choreography bits of quite a few of their past performances: the line dance from Kristin Chenowith's episode, the guys sitting on the stage from their "Confessions/It's My Life" mashup etc. See more »

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Puck receives quite a few punches to the face from Finn after finding out the baby is not his. In the next scene (Puck talking to Quinn in the hallway), Puck's face appears to be unmarked. See more »

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Sue Sylvester: You are about to board the Sue Sylvester Express. Destination: Horror!
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References Carrie (1976) See more »

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And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
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Music by Henry Krieger
Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Performed by Jane Adams Reform School
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8 January 2011 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

10/10? Meaning this is the best there *can possibly be*? On basis of what? Make no mistake, this is a great episode, but it's far from *perfect*. Too many IMDb users write reviews from *highly* subjective viewpoint, and while they are useful in telling the average reader, what the reviewer likes, they could be more than plot summaries (there is a different update section for that) topped of with a few gushing praises.

So, in a nutshell: great plot and character development, good acting, laughs and drama, *but* Glee's main problem remains: the playback/attempts at lip sync performances are so out of sync it's *distracting*. The singers clearly are talented - why isn't there anyone on the production side making sure the vocals match the lip movements? If bands can put out live recordings with 100% audio/video sync, why can't Glee do it? Until then, we get just a shadow of Glee's full potential, "only" 8/10 at best - like this episode.


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