Top 10 Best Glee Episodes

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1
The Quarterback (Season 5)
Everyone has different opinions on glee... The majoraty believe that the show should have been canceled after season 3 because it was a perfect ending... Some people even think it should have stopped after season 1... Others season 2... Others season 5... But whether you hate the new seasons, love em, or just started on the show everyone can agree that this episode was the heart and sole of ALL tribute episodes... Even with the character Finn not making an appearance in the episode itself, It still manages to perfectly capture who finn was not only as a person, but more importantly, as a friend, lover, teacher, brother, and so much more. The raw emotions portrayed by the actors are unbeatable and within the first five minutes, you feel yourself being pulled into the sad world of this glee. The episode doesn't even state his death in the first like 10 minutes yet you know exactly what happened just from the depressed and hurting eyes of the characters while singing at the funeral. I especially want to applaud miss lea michele, whom was only on screen for 5 minutes and one song, yet stole everyone's heart and pity because you can feel how deeply she knew/cared about Cory, and her character does no less. This episode should be number 1 on the list
This Episode was the best but also the saddest episode of Glee. 5 minutes after the beginning of the Episode I was crying. I've never cried this much at a T.V. show. There were so much emotions and so much tears for all of us - for us Gleeks but also for the whole Glee cast. It was so real! The Episode was like I wanted it to be - talking about how he lived and not how he died. It was the best memorial episode ever for the best man ever. He'll always be missed but never forgotten! - We will always love you, Cory!
I this episode I didn't see acting. The tears, the emotional moments, everything was real. That was a memorial not only for the character of Finn Hudson, but also for Cory. You all guys did an amazing job and you potrayed Cory and his character perfectly. I'm sure he's smiling up there.
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2Blame It On the Alcohol (Season 2)
I have every episode of Glee on DVD and I watched this episode more than any other. How is Grilled Cheesus higher than this. That episode was way too sad. This episode is funny but also shows you the dangers of drinking. I loved the spin the bottle scene but they should have made Kurt kiss a girl (Santana for example).
Possibly one of the best glee episodes to have ever been made, the new episodes are nowhere near as good as this one. It puts across a very important message to its viewers about underage drinking and alcohol, but in a fun and entertaining way. All of the songs in this episode are amazing and I could watch this episode over and over again as it is just so fantastic.
The party, duet, & all the Glee club songs were perfect. Plus I was still getting to know/become obsessed with Blaine. I also love the scene where they're all on the phone, Artcedes & Santittany.
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Best episode ever made by far
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3Grilled Cheesus (Season 2)
Who doesn't like grilled cheese sandwiches? With Jesus on it as well! As far as the episode is concerned, hats off to the creative team for coming up with such a unique concept! Once again this episode brings a lot of laughs with the wishes finn asks grilled cheesus but yet tears due to the tragedy between burt and kurt hummel, which only brings them together. Also for sue, badass as ever to will, she creates hell for him and the glee club once more, but on the contrary we get to see her closely bond with sister Jean. So gleeks, , is there really a "god" for the glee club? Watch and find out!
Haha I loved when finn wished for rachel's boobs. It was extremely funny. Laugh out loud. This episode is definitely. One of my favorites.
I think this episode is a damn good way to remember Finn's character. His total awkwardness and everything. It'll always be my favorite.
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Cory and Lea ahaha just love this episode to much!
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4The Power of Madonna (Season 1)
Sue sang Vogue. Mercedes and Kurt sang 4 Minutes. Artie and Tina got back together. There was a Cheerios performance on FREAKING STILTS.
Nailed the power and the message of Madonna. All the different models of Madonna in the second number were great. Vogue seals it.
I love this episode so much... Madonna is a legend and the original glee cast is legend too
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5Britney/Brittany (Season 2)
I loved this episode and would watch it over until I am sick of it! I love it;)I also love the thriller episode it is a great one my favorite season is season 5 because it has all the Greta and newish songs in it was a good season! Glee is the best show and I can't miss an episode I LOVE GLEE!
I like Santanna when she's all up in the dentists face and also Bittany when she demands all the solos from now on because she was a great dancer in a dream.
Brittany is so funny in that episode and an incredible dancer. Ecspecially when she sang "Me against the music" with Santana, it was epic. And Rachel's "Britney" outfit was hilarious, because it was totally "not Rachel".
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By far my favorite I love Brittney
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6Nationals (Season 3)
The end of an era in my opinion. The performances were stunning and I was so thrilled New Directions finally won Nationals! I miss that kind of Glee.
I love the ending when they have the confetti slushies! The performances were amazing, the romance was beautiful, and Sue teaming up with the New Directions?! I really wish they won nationals again. This was an emotional episode... It just makes me smile
This episode was the happiest one and it was a big moment in glee history!
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7Born This Way (Season 2)
Glee goes back to its Season One roots in this extra long episode; it's packed with those feel-good numbers and heart-warming character moments that got Gleeks hooked in the first place. What's not to love?
Pretty/Unpretty is one of the best duets the show has ever done. The mall "Barbravention", and Rachel's adorable reaction to it, are charmingly ridiculous. Kurt's return and accompanying Chris Colfer solo are real showstopping moments. Santana's zingers are as excellent as ever. The final Born This Way performance showcases the cast's many talents and brings the whole gang together in a way we really don't see enough of in seasons 2 and 3.
Okay, so Quinn's Lucy Caboosey storyline is unconvincing and the episode's self-love message is cloying and patronising, but overall this episode definitely stands out as one of the show's best!
I really loved that episode, it was one of my favorites. All the characters had something special to accept about themselves. The development of roles like Santana, Quinn and Karofsky was amazing.
Don't know why, but something about this episode just gets to me.
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8Never Been Kissed (Season 2)
Blaine and Kurt are Glee's best couple, and when Blaine tries to help Kurt with Karofsky it is just so like him. Blaine is Glee's best character by far and when he sang Teenage Dream it was by far the best song sung on the show.
I love this episode so much. It's the first episode with Darren Criss in it which makes it awesome. I love it when he sings teenage dream.
Very touching episode. Kurt's new acquaintance, Blaine, is like an angel that has arrived. The scene when one of the warblers answers that their school has a policy to treat everyone equally and Kurt tears up unable to speak... Wow. The Biest scene was also quite emotional and Will's small peck on the lips was very moving. Truly a powerful character-driven program.
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9Duet (Season 2)
An amazing episode.
1) Rachel is being sweet about letting Quinn and Sam win the contest so Sam would feel welcome.
2) First Brittana kiss on screen!
3) A powerful duet by the top bitches Mercedes and Santana!
4) The start of Artie's and Brittany's hilarious relationship.
5) Brittany's character appears to have grown and be more deep that we all had imagined.
6) Kurt is singing a duet by himself (kind of a vocal masturbation according to Santana! )
And so, so many other moments. I love this Glee, the good, old times with the original cast. This episode reminds me of all those people I really miss on Glee. I can't believe we now have a GLEE without Cory (RIP), Heather, Amber, Dianna... IT MAKES ME FEEL SAD, but whatever Glee is always Glee and the guys are doing an awesome job in keeping Glee the way us fans would like.
I love sam and quinns duet

10Journey (Season 1)
Really good music, great acting, and the start (well, RE-START) of Finchel! Too bad they are broken up now! Love love love this episode! FAITHFULLY
The season finale beats everything from Season 2 so far! Definetely the best episode... Why is Audition at the top? This is the very best episode!
This is what Glee is. It brought together all these people into a family and made them unite. Their Regionals setlist was incredible and Bohemian Rhapsody was just stunning. Also the ending left such hope for Season 2. This is the one truly perfect episode.
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This is one of the best glee episodes ever! :) I love the Finchel!
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The Contenders

11Ballad (Season 1)
It's So funny how Rachel falls in love with mr schue and just doesn't get it when he sings the song then. And when Rachel and Emma are watching him sing don't stand so close to me? Young girl
It's an awesome episode! Quinn told her parents she was pregnat, Finn sang "I'll Stand By You" and "You're having my baby", Rachel and Mr. Shue sang "Endless Love" and it was such a brilliant episode. Rachel was so funny, she actually fell for Mr. Shue! Hillarious.

12New York (Season 2)
Such a good episode!
I really really loved how it was set in NYC, and especially how Rachel gets her first real taste of stardom. Some of the best parts include:
1. The original songs! I personally loved Light Up the World and Pretending, not to mention Brittany's hilarious, "My Cup".
2. ALL THE FINCHEL MOMENTS! From the adorable date to the breathtaking kiss onstage to them officially getting back together. This episode is one of Finchel's greatest.
3. Blaine and Kurt say I love you for the first time. Enough said.
4. SAMCEDES BEGINS! What ever happened to that pairing anyway? I LOVED that pairing.
5. Cute Brittana scene at the end.
I cannot believe this episode is so low down on the list. It deserves one of the top spots.
This episode feels extremely long. One time when I was watching it on Netflix, I was like "the episodes only halfway done"? There's so much going on, it keeps it from being boring. Most episodes, there are scenes that I think shouldn't exist. If they were cut, the episode would've been better. I didn't think that about New York. Every scene was just perfection. I also like how they focus on Nationals a lot less, and mainly on being in New York. (Unlike the Nationals episode in season 3). Wonderful character development, relationship development, songs (best original songs of the series in my opinion, Pretending, Light Up the World, As Long As You're There, etc. as well as the beautiful For Good, and really interesting and addictive acappella version of Bella Notte. Also, We Still Got Tonight proved to me that Mr. Schue needs to sing more. I also found myself very entertained by My Cup and Yeah! Man the episode was full of songs. The sogs are my favorite part of the show, so that may be why I love this episode so much.
! The first time I saw the episode was a moment that was just so amazing! I just wish I could see it again like it is the first time. Amazing. I miss the old glee. They should make more original episodes like the new York one.
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13The Rocky Horror Glee Show (Season 2)
This is one of my top five favorite episodes of both season one and two of Glee. The episode has great humor, a fantastic theme, and there song covers for Rocky Horror totally live up to the original but are still uniquely done.
I love santana in this ep.
I love how in the end they just do the proformance anyways!
Finn ^^ rachel are wicked cute in this episod! The only thing I don't like is how you don't get to watch more of the proformance... But still best episod yet!

14Prom Queen (Season 2)
Kurt proved he REALLY was the queen of the prom. And I don't mean it the wrong way. He proved royalty!
In my opinion, Prom Queen was one of the best episodes on Glee ever. Great music, great acting and performances. The storylines were realistic and very interesting. It had also a lot of funny moments.
Best episode ever! Quinn looked SO beautiful!
I liked the part when Sue caught Artie spiking her punch bowl. Laugh out loud!
Loved Sam and Mercedes too! ANd the songs were like really good too.
Sam totallt rocked it
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15The Break-Up (Season 4)
I cry so much every time I watch this. Heartbreaking scenes between all the best Glee couples (Finn and Rachel, Santanna and Britney and Blaine and Kurt) and some of the best songs ever sung on Glee
I cried so badly when Santana and Brittany broke up.

16100 (Season 5)
The old glee and the current members united together - AMAZING. Quinn and Puck reunited, Brittana is back, the two biggest divas Rachel and Mercedes are back together - what else could be better? Finn is honored again, and the songs were beautiful. Best episode ever!
The only reason I ever watched this show was Chace Crawford. That was the best part of this episode. Otherwise this show sucks

17Saturday Night Glee-ver (Season 3)
Very surprised that this was not in the top ten! My favorite by far!

18Hell-O (Season 1)
I love it when Rachel tells Finn that she found a new guy! And Finn says that he is not going to give up... I can't stop watching this episode! Why is it number 7? It should be at the top!
Hell-o is one of the best episodes! And the part where Rachel tells Finn that she has found a new guy, and that Finn says he's never going to give up. Its a great episode!
I love every episode where Finn wants Rachel back! It's so cute. Plus the songs are amazing! This is definitely one of the best on the show!
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19The Sue Sylvester Shuffle (Season 2)
One of the funniest Glee episode

20Audition (Season 2)
Just amazing people enter this show that made them even interesting.

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First episode of season 2 and did a great job reintroducing again! The duet with Sunshine Corazon and Rachel was the best.
This is where Sam Evans and Sunshine Corazon enter McKinley High. I loved it.

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21Sectionals (Season 1)
Best episode ever! It was so good. Rachel sang "Don't rain on my parade" and she was so damn good! Her voice is incredible and this episode was awesome...! Everybody loves this episode...God, I miss Season 1 with Rachel, Finn, Mercendes, Kurt, Santana...The "OLD SCHOOL" Glee (Seasons 1, 2, 3) is an all time classic! I hated that they all graduated.
I just REALLY love Rachel's solo. Awe-inspiring.
"don't Rain On My Parade" was completely amazing, and I love how there ws so much tension about having to choose 3 new songs.
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22Hold on to Sixteen (Season 3)
The return of Sam can only mean the return of greatness, am I right? While there were some moments of that I was left unimpressed, this episode felt more like a return to the Season 1 days since anything we've seen since, well, Season 1. We Are Young is one of my all time favorite songs sung by anybody to date and as a senior in high school, the message of holding on to these golden days really struck home to me. If we had more of these types of moments/episodes in the show, I feel that it could return to the greatness it saw at the end of season 1 and start of season 2.
The greatest "comeback" episode there is. Sam is back, Lindsay is back, the old Quinn is back, New Directions is back, the old days of glee are back. Everything is back! Not only does and perform 3 songs for Sectionals for the first time, ever, but they still manage to win, even with losing 4 of their "stronger" females (shows us that Quinn and Tina DO have talent), a boyishly cute Leperchaun in tow, and some lipsynching band members swaying in the background.
Exceptional performances from everyone (definitely one of the best episodes for songs, great acting, Sam coming back, Lindsay from the Glee project, Quinn getting back to normal and NEW DIRECTIONS ALL BACK TOGETHER AGAIN!
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23The First Time (Season 3)
"The First Time" glee episode was totally awesome, since the relationships of finchel and klaine (finn rachel, kurt blaine) really blossomed and took another step as all four o them were sort of introduced to the topic of sex. For me personally this episode was funny, especially artie as the director, and yet touching. By far the absolute best glee season three episode! And also by the way loved the opening song "america" santana and puck all the way!
You know. I just love Kurt and Blaine... So this is like my favourite episode and I think the acting is great, and Klisses. What. Could be better?!
So emotional and amazing for kurt and Blaine it was awesome to see how strong their relationship is through anything.
While the West side story was happening it was pure magic.

24Original Song (Season 2)
The music and storyline unsurpassed Pavarotti dies, Kurt sings blackbird, Blaine's expression is priceless. New Directions do original songs...we get to hear "loser like me" for first time.
Love this episode because its Klaine's first kiss! They are my favorite couple and I love their first kiss it's so cute because of the speech Blaine gives before he kisses Kurt. Also, the Glee Club comes up with great original songs.
I loved so much this episode! The part when Rachel sings Get it Right and Finn smile at her is so cute! Can't really understand why this episode is only 21...
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25Shooting Star (Season 4)
The best episode I have ever watched- the shooting the intense drama, the songs, sue leaving, it was an incredible episode-overall
This episode for me is by far the most emotional and heartbreaking episode in GLEE's history (along with On My Way and The Quarterback). Everything just seemed so real, it was well written, the acting was good and it had a message.
Great acting, dramatic, realistic
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26On My Way (Season 3)
So dramatic and realistic. I loved the ending though. I'm happy Dave is alive and well (he has a lot of thinking to do though) and I'm sure our star Quinn will be able to get over all the problems because she is that awesome.
Amazing representation of the pressures of being unaccepted as one grows up in a socially critical environment. Good songs throughout, effective way of addressing the issue of suicide. Great episode.

27Mash Off (Season 3)
This episode really let's you get to know a side of Santana you haven't seen. A more troubled and sad Santana. You can tell coming out is a big step in her life and not knowing if someone loves her. By far my favorite glee episode! Had me in tears.
The Adele mash up is one of my favorite performances. There is so much emotion in this episode. I find myself watching it over and over again. It's so good.

28Yes / No (Season 3)
Finchel love finally grew stronger in this episode!
Finn proposes!
All the performances were amazing!
We found lovee!

29Dream On (Season 1)

30Props (Season 3)
Come on the people switching was funny enough with Puck and Finn as Blaine and Kurt: priceless. But then puck as a girl! And the beauty of his relationship with bieste and Tina's with rachel! Great songs too! I personally love flash dance... What a Feeling

31Britney 2.0 (Season 4)
Brttany is HILARIOUS. That's pretty much it haha. I laughed so hard during the whole episode, and cried so hard at the end. An emotional rollercoaster, just as Glee should be.

32Hairography (Season 1)

33Michael (Season 3)
Can't believe it's so far down
This episode is the episode I have watched the most time
Michael was such a good preformer

34Pilot (Season 1)
All those who didn't vote for this episode never gOt the true essence of Glee! The best episode ever... Infact it Can be watched as a shOrt film in itself... I hope glee does these kinds of episodes again in season 6! #Dont_stop_believing!
How is this not any higher on the list? By far my favorite! Probably always will be
Its great, I mean it's the first episode and they all seem so little

35Silly Love Songs (Season 2)
That's such a lovely episode. Come on...The best insults of Santana ("Get out of my way please, afores I ends you), the heart-warming performance of Rachel ("Fireworks"), the begginning of Klaine <3, plus, it's the first Valentine Glee episode.

36Big Brother (Season 3)

37All or Nothing (Season 4)
I never really liked Season 4 because I missed the original cast I learnt to love in the first three seasons, but I have to admit that after this episode I saw GLEE again. I saw what GLEE is about - acceptance, love and being yourself and it reminded me again why I loved this show. It had humor, emotional moments, great storylines... It had everything the original GLEE had that's why it's one of my favorite episodes ever.
The most entertaining episode of Season 4, best of our sweet Brittany <3, Brittany's farewell made me cry so bad! So many emotional moments, and great original songs and covers. So impressed. It proved us that we didn't lose at all the good old glee... It's still here. A little bit different, but still here.
Loved this episode - A lot of Brittany, gonna miss her like crazy. Santana stole every scene. They won Regionals, Shue and Emma finally got married. The whole Klaine proposal is kind of crazy though, but I don't mind. A great episode.

38Prom-asaurus (Season 3)
I just loved it when Rachel gets voted as Prom Queen and she dances with Finn as the two Prom Royals

39Goodbye (Season 3)
This episode made my bawl my eyes out! Such a moving and sad episode! The acting was also really good!
THIS IS A BIG ONE! I LOVE IT!

40Wheels (Season 1)
This episode is the best one by far, all the storylines were well developed
Wheels is a great episode that deals with so many social issues.

41Preggers (Season 1)

42A Very Glee Christmas (Season 2)
Love Klaine's Baby It's Cold outside. So cute. Love Brittany being her own Cindy Lou Who and Sue as the Grinch, Beiste giving the present that makes Artie walk for Christmas. Finchel sings Last Christmas, which is a favorite. LOVE LOVE LOVE
It was so sweet when the Glee kids saw Artie walking. And Brittany was so funny when she asked Santa to make Artie walk. Brittany is the cutest! It was awesome when Rachel and Finn sang Last Christmas!

43I Do (Season 4)
I mean, how can you not love all the hookups?! Finchel is 'endgame', Santana and Quinn are getting it on. Argue has a lover. And you also see the innocence of Marley. Love love love. And it was all centered around the old cast, which is by FAR the best part of this episode.
We've got tonight... That is all
This episode had everything, amazing songs and awesome acting. The old cast were so good to watch esspeciallyy the finchel and quintana scenes. I loved how the wedding wasn't perfect and had its dramas of its oown.

44Mash Up (Season 1)
The start of Puckleberry, the ship that would forever change the way many watch Glee. Alright, so that may be an over-exaggeration, but I do feel Puckleberry has a lot more chemistry than Finchel and this episode was where that all was born. Even in the canon show, this episode would be the cause of a beautiful relationship between Puck and Rachel. We see Puck's soft side truly for the first time and we see Rachel's crazy officially tame down while she is with "Noah". Not to mention, this was the episode where the wonderful Mark Salling got his first Glee solo, which he rocked may I add. We also see some character development for our favorite badass who finally realizes how terrible it must have felt to be slushied every day- something he even comes to APOLOGIZE for. What ever happened to the "what do you want me to do, apologize? That's not me dude" attitude? I'll tell you what- our little Noah finally began to grow up.

45Heart (Season 3)
Will declares to the Glee Club that they need money to pay for costumes and hairspray for Regionals to which Sugar offers to pay. She tells them that she rented Breadstix out for Valentine's Day and is making a party for the Glee Club and other people from the school. Artie and Rory vow for Sugar's love and to take her as a date to the night. Hiram and LeRoy Berry, Rachel's dads, find out about Finn and Rachel's engagement, to which they have mixed feelings about. The truth about Mercedes and Sam's love affair is exposed while The God Squad, consisting of Mercedes, Sam, Quinn, and new religious character, Joe, is asked to sings song to other people's Valentines but when Santana asks them to serenade Brittany, it becomes questionable.
One of the best Brittana episodes ever! Great songs all round, especially Love Shack!

46Frenemies (Season 5)
A lot of Pezberry moments. Some kind of sad, but whatever.

47New Directions (Season 5)

48Opening Night (Season 5)

49Sweet Dreams (Season 4)
This was Finn/Cory's last episode people!

50Lights Out (Season 4)

51The Rhodes Not Taken (Season 1)

52Glee, Actually (Season 4)

53Bad Reputation (Season 1)
Everything about this episode is perfect. Talk about bringing old songs back! Mr. Schue singing Ice Ice Baby, and Rachel with Total Eclipse of the Heart and the Run Joey Run video? Classic! I love when Emma stands up for herself. Perfect. And when Sue gets a taste of her own medicine for a while... But ends up working in her favor anyway! Oh well. I LOVE this episode.

54Girls (and Boys) on Film (Season 4)
I love this episode. Surprise it was not further up on the list.

55Love, Love, Love (Season 5)
Um klaine is adorable and it's filled with so much LOVE

56Dance With Somebody (Season 3)

57City of Angels (Season 5)
Why wasn't this on the list before I added it. It's my favorite episode of season five, and one of my favorites of the series. So much Finn honoring, Skylar Astin was outstanding, and Carole and Burt's presence made it so sweet. But I believe the standout was Chord Overstreet as Sam. This was the most impressed I've been with him, and he's my favorite in the cast! A near perfect episode, with amazing songs!

58I Kissed a Girl (Season 3)

59Naked (Season 4)
For some reason I just really liked this episode. it's one of my faves

60Guilty Pleasures (Season 4)

61Funeral (Season 2)
The emotion within this episode is outstanding. Jane Lynch acting truly amazing, and the songs choice throughout the episode was thought out showing each artist there strength. Especially at the addition for the solo where well chosen from Amy Winehouse "back to black"to Barbra Streisand "my man". Hands down this is one of my favorite episode from Glee. Brilliant.
A beautiful, emotional episode. An outstanding performance by everyone involved, but especially Jane Lynch shined in this episode. The best episode so far, in my opinion.
This episode was very special in my opinion. From the audition songs, which I totally loved (Santana's amazing expression, Kurt's perfect theatricality, Mercedes's irreverence and Rachel's incredible voice were beutiful to watch) to the acting during all the funeral lead me to tears :)
Definitely one of my Gleeky favourites
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62The End of Twerk (Season 5)

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