Glee (2009–2015)
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The Rhodes Not Taken 

Will thinks the glee club desperately needs more of an edge, so he brings in his former classmate, April Rhodes, to spice things up. Will's plan seems to be going smoothly until he realizes he may be losing a key member of the club.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Quinn Fabray
... Kurt Hummel
... Terri Schuester
... Sue Sylvester
... Emma Pillsbury
... Artie Abrams
... Rachel Berry
... Finn Hudson
... Will Schuester
... Mercedes Jones
... Noah 'Puck' Puckerman
... Tina Cohen-Chang
... April Rhodes
... Sandy Ryerson
... Principal Figgins


Will decides the glee club needs a replacement for Rachel now she has deserted to the musical. Finn works on her emotionally, but that's crossed when Will recruits musically gifted ex-student April Rhodes. She proves too ambitious and Will gets second thoughts. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Musical


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30 September 2009 (USA)  »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Although only a few details of the school's production of "Cabaret" are visible in this episode, those we do see show that the "Glee" showrunners have taken some artistic license with the classic musical. Rachel is shown practicing the song "Maybe This Time," which was included in the movie, not the stage musical (although it did appear in the 1998 Donmar Warehouse stage revival, it does not appear in any onstage version of "Cabaret" that is legally performable by high school, college, or community theaters). Also, the dialogue that Rachel and Finn practice is a paraphrase of an exchange that occurs only in the movie, and not in any version of the musical ever staged. See more »


When she talks with Finn after learning of Quinn's pregnancy, Rachel says that, on their 'date' at the bowling alley, she let him kiss her, but she was the one who initiated the kiss. See more »


April Rhodes: These high school boys are a lot hotter than they used to be. That Finn Hudson is one cutie pie I gots my eye on.
Rachel Berry: Finn's taken, April.
April Rhodes: Yeah, well, some guys like a little somethin'-somethin' on the side.
Rachel Berry: I think your behavior is totally inappropriate, and your presence in this school is a complete travesty. What you choose to do with your life is your own business, but don't go around screwing up everyone else's.
April Rhodes: I'm not afraid of you, sweetie. There was a time when I was the biggest star ...
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References This Is Your Life (1952) See more »

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