Glee: Season 3, Episode 5

The First Time (8 Nov. 2011)

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The kids prepare to perform the school musical "West Side Story", while Finn meets with a recruiter.



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Under Artie's directorial leadership, the kids prepare to perform the school musical "West Side Story." Meanwhile, Finn meets with a recruiter, and Coach Bieste has an admirer. Musical performances include "Tonight", "Uptown Girl", "A Boy Like That", "America" and "One Hand One Heart". Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Musical

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This was the first episode that Grant Gustin's character (Sebastion Smyth) comes out in. See more »


Cooter Menkens: I wanna take you out on a date. A real, honest to God sit down date. Where you dress up like a lady and I dress up like a gentleman. Yes or no?
Shannon Beiste: Why are you doing this, Cooter? Somebody put you up to this?
Cooter Menkens: Jeez. Why don't you get that I'm attracted to you?
Shannon Beiste: Because you're the kind of man that can have any pretty girl he pointed at and I don't look the way pretty girls look.
Cooter Menkens: Well, good, 'cause I don't date girls, I just date women, beautiful women, like you.
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A Boy Like That
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyris by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Lea Michele and Naya Rivera
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