Glee

Glee

GLEE follows an optimistic high school teacher, as he tries to transform a high school Glee Club and inspire a group of ragtag performers to make it to the biggest competition of them all: Nationals. The series features a soundtrack of hit songs from past and present.
GLEE follows an optimistic high school teacher, as he tries to transform a high school Glee Club and inspire a group of ragtag performers to make it to the biggest competition of them all: Nationals. The series features a soundtrack of hit songs from past and present.

Season 1 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 05/19/2009 Runtime: 48:03 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/2009 Runtime: 48:03 min. Download this special Director's Cut episode and catch a rare performance of "Leavin's on a Jet Plane" not seen in the original pilot! Glee follows optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester as he tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing McKinley High's Glee Club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their star potential. Going up against McKinley's cruel high school caste system and facing harsh criticism from everyone around him, Will is determined to prove them all wrong. Don't miss this episode full of all new content and deleted scenes! Musical performances include "Don't Stop Believin", "Rehab", "On My Own", "Respect", "Mr. Cellophane", "I Kissed a Girl", "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" and "Can't Fight This Feeling".

  • 2. Showmance

    Original air date: 09/09/2009 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/2009 Runtime: 44:13 min. The Glee Club performs in front of the school for the first time and surprises everyone in the audience. When Rachel realizes her feelings for Finn, Quinn goes to great lengths to keep her man. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester's wife reveals some surprising news, leaving Will to figure out a new way to make ends meet. Musical performances include "Gold Digger", "Take a Bow", "Push It", "Le Freak" and "I Say a Little Prayer".

  • 3. Acafellas

    Original air date: 09/16/2009 Runtime: 43:09 min.

    Original air date: 09/16/2009 Runtime: 43:09 min. Will forms an all-male a capella group, and the Club gets a well-known choreographer to coach them in his absence; Mercedes is bitten by the love bug, but her feelings aren’t reciprocated; and Josh Groban guest-stars as himself.

  • 4. Preggers

    Original air date: 09/23/2009 Runtime: 43:09 min.

    Original air date: 09/23/2009 Runtime: 43:09 min. Kurt tries out for the football team in order to impress his dad, Sandy and Sue join forces to destroy the Glee Club, and Quinn and Finn’s relationship is tested when they receive life-changing news.

  • 5. The Rhodes Not Taken

    Original air date: 09/30/2009 Runtime: 43:29 min.

    Original air date: 09/30/2009 Runtime: 43:29 min. Will thinks the Glee Club needs more of an edge, so he brings in his former classmate, April Rhodes, to spice things up; Will’s plan seems to work until he realizes he may lose a key member of the club; Kristin Chenoweth guest-stars.

  • 6. Vitamin D

    Original air date: 10/07/2009 Runtime: 43:22 min.

    Original air date: 10/07/2009 Runtime: 43:22 min. Will challenges the kids to a healthy dose of competition, with boys against girls in a mashup showdown, and despite having no medical experience, Terri takes a job as the school nurse in order to keep an eye on Will.

  • 7. Throwdown

    Original air date: 10/14/2009 Runtime: 43:24 min.

    Original air date: 10/14/2009 Runtime: 43:24 min. Sue forces the Glee Club members to compete against each other; Sue and Will face off in the principal’s office; and the Glee kids rally to support Quinn after some shocking news is revealed.

  • 8. Mash-Up

    Original air date: 10/21/2009 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 10/21/2009 Runtime: 43:04 min. Will tries to compose a mash-up for a very special occasion; in a shocking reversal, cool kids Quinn and Finn are dethroned in an “icy” fashion; and Sue shows off her softer side.

  • 9. Wheels

    Original air date: 11/11/2009 Runtime: 43:57 min.

    Original air date: 11/11/2009 Runtime: 43:57 min. When Artie’s chances of going to Regionals are in doubt, Will challenges the others to experience life from a different point of view, and the club hosts its first “diva-off” between Kurt and Rachel.

  • 10. Ballad

    Original air date: 11/18/2009 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/2009 Runtime: 43:04 min. Will splits the club into pairs to sing their favorite ballad, but he winds up in a sticky situation; and Finn and Quinn must face the music when dinner with her parents goes awry.

  • 11. Hairography

    Original air date: 11/25/2009 Runtime: 43:47 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/2009 Runtime: 43:47 min. Will pays a visit to a competing Glee Club instructor, giving the kids a look at their hair-raising competition, Kurt gives Rachel a makeover to impress Finn, but he may have ulterior motives, and rapper Eve guest-stars. Musical performances include "Bootylicious", "Papa Don't Preach", "Mashup: Crazy in Love/Hair", "Imagine", "True Colors" and "Don't Make Me Over".

  • 12. Mattress

    Original air date: 12/02/2009 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/02/2009 Runtime: 42:13 min. When the Glee Club is left out of the yearbook because of budget cuts, everyone seems to be relieved that they won't have to suffer the ridicule of years past. Everyone except Rachel, that is, who wants her legacy cemented in print. Meanwhile, Quinn makes it her mission to be in the Cheerios yearbook photo, and Will and Terri's relationship is shaken to its core. Musical performances include "Jump" and "Smile".

  • 13. Sectionals

    Original air date: 12/09/2009 Runtime: 44:38 min.

    Original air date: 12/09/2009 Runtime: 44:38 min. With Sectionals looming, Quinn’s secret threatens to unravel the team; Sue’s scheming hits an all-time high; as Emma’s wedding approaches, Will makes a life-changing decision; and rapper Eve guest-stars.

  • 14. Hell-O

    Original air date: 04/13/2010 Runtime: 45:50 min.

    Original air date: 04/13/2010 Runtime: 45:50 min. Fresh off their monumental win at Sectionals, New Directions is on top of the world. With an extra spring in their step, They get to work on new numbers for Regionals. But when Rachel and Finn's budding romance hits a bump in the road after she becomes involved with a competitor, Jesse St. James (guest star Jonathan Groff), it threatens to derail the entire club. Mr. Schuester pays a visit to Shelby Corcoran (guest star Idina Menzel), coach of Vocal Adrenaline, to confirm Jesse's motives. Meanwhile, Will is newly single, but is he ready to take his relationship with Emma to the next level? And to top it all off, Sue Sylvester returns from her condo in Boca with a renewed focus on destroying Will and disbanding the glee club. Musical performances include "Hello, I Love You", "Gives You Hell", "Hello", "Highway To Hell" and "Hello/Goodbye".

  • 15. The Power of Madonna

    Original air date: 04/20/2010 Runtime: 45:00 min.

    Original air date: 04/20/2010 Runtime: 45:00 min. Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges the entire team to choose Madonna songs as their next assignment in the hopes that the girls embrace her strength, independence and confidence and that the guys will see the error of their misogynistic ways. The Glee Club takes the assignment to heart as they perform some of Madonna's greatest hits, including Express Yourself and Like A Prayer. Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a vote of confidence with a makeover that is definitely in Vogue. Additional musical performances include "Borderline/Open Your Heart", "Like A Virgin", "4 Minutes to Save The World" and "What it Feels Like For A Girl".

  • 16. Home

    Original air date: 04/27/2010 Runtime: 44:46 min.

    Original air date: 04/27/2010 Runtime: 44:46 min. When Kurt sets his dad, Burt (guest star Mike O'Malley), up with an unexpected partner his plan for a nuclear family may backfire. Sue demands that the Cheerios! go on a crazy diet in preparation for a big interview with Splits magazine and April Rhode (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) returns to save Will and the Glee Club. Musical performances include "Fire", "Beautiful", "A House Is Not A Home", "One Less Bell To Answer and Home".

  • 17. Bad Reputation

    Original air date: 05/04/2010 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 05/04/2010 Runtime: 43:54 min. Mr. Schuester starts an investigation when a salacious list about members of the Glee Cub circulates the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Sue is mortified when a video of her performing the Olivia Newton-John classic Physical surfaces. Musical performances include "Ice Ice Baby", "You Can't Touch This", "Run Joey Run" and "Total Eclipse of the Heart".

  • 18. Laryngitis

    Original air date: 05/11/2010 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 05/11/2010 Runtime: 43:55 min. When a sore throat affects Rachel's singing voice, she goes into panic mode. Meanwhile, Kurt tries to change his persona to impress his father, and Puck makes a strategic move to elevate his social status. Musical performances include "The Climb", "Jessie's Girl", "Lady Is a Tramp", "Pink Houses", "The Boy Is Mine", "Rose's Turn", and "One".

  • 19. Dream On

    Original air date: 05/18/2010 Runtime: 43:56 min.

    Original air date: 05/18/2010 Runtime: 43:56 min. In an episode directed by Emmy® Award winner Joss Whedon, Mr. Schuester's former high school nemesis, Bryan Ryan (guest star Neil Patrick Harris), causes trouble for the Glee Club. Meanwhile, Rachel struggles with a life-long personal issue, and Artie's dreams take him on an adventure. Musical performances include "Dream On", "Safety Dance", "I Dreamed A Dream" and "Dream A Little Dream of Me".

  • 20. Theatricality

    Original air date: 05/25/2010 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 05/25/2010 Runtime: 43:55 min. Mr. Schuester encourages the Glee Club to express themselves using the music of Lady Gaga. Meanwhile, Rachael has a life-changing encounter, and Tina embraces her inner Goth. Musical performances include "Funny Girl", "Bad Romance", "Shout It Out Loud", "Poker Face" and "Beth".

  • 21. Funk

    Original air date: 06/01/2010 Runtime: 42:30 min.

    Original air date: 06/01/2010 Runtime: 42:30 min. Mr. Schuester thinks he has scored the upper hand over Sue, but learns hell hath no fury like a woman scorned; and Quinn connects with her “funky” side.

  • 22. Journey

    Original air date: 06/08/2010 Runtime: 43:56 min.

    Original air date: 06/08/2010 Runtime: 43:56 min. Regionals have arrived, but Sue pulls a fast one which could compromise the kids’ shot at the title, meanwhile, Quinn’s life changes forever in the season-finale episode of GLEE.