When Artie may not be able to travel to Regionals with the group, Will challenges the kids to experience life from a different point of view.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terri Schuester (credit only)
Emma Pillsbury (credit only)


When Artie's chances of traveling with the group to Regionals are in question, Will challenges the kids to step out of their comfort zones and experience life from a different point of view. Meanwhile, the Glee Club hosts its first "diva-off" between Kurt and Rachel, and Sue reveals a softer side. Written by FOX Publicity

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Musical


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11 November 2009 (USA)  »

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The Little Red Riding Hood of Glee
12 November 2009 | by (Montgomery, AL) – See all my reviews

"Wheels" is all about character development. We see the more caring side of Sue, we grow to hate Quinn a little more, we learn a revelation about Tina, we sympathize more with Puck and Artie, and we fall ever so deeper in love with Kurt. Everything about this episode was pitch- perfect. Music was as fantastic as ever, especially Artie's rendition of Billy Idol's "Dancing With Myself". Rachel and Kurt's version of "Defying Gravity" from Wicked is both breath-taking and moving. Although we only get to hear their solo's and not their duet version heard on the Glee Album. The Cheerio, Britanny, is much more involved than usual and is a hoot to watch. The new character, Becky, is beautifully acted and one of the best additions to the show since Kurt's dad. Now that everything has been set into motion, it's time to watch it all unfold over the next few episodes. Glee has gloriously returned with the best episode of the season yet!

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