Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. The entire episode is girl power at it's finest.  Gonzalez highlighted the Bieber songs as the best of the episode; she gave "Baby" and "Somebody to Love" grades of "A" and "B+", respectively. 00:46:02 - In the 9TH episode of GleeCap, a Glee podcast, Conor is joined by Emma Finegan, and they both recap Wheels, the ninth episode of Glee's first season…  The other two songs on the Hot 100 were "Take Me or Leave Me" at number fifty-one, which also made number sixty on the Canadian Hot 100, and "Somebody to Love" at number sixty-two, which also made number fifty-three on the Canadian Hot 100. On Glee Season 6 Episode 12, the series returns to 2009 and reveals how each of the original New Directions members came to join glee club. Online's Jenna Mullins were pleased by how "Comeback" reminded them of early episodes of Glee—Mullins hailed the return of familiar characterization, and Hankinson commented: "It felt like old times, and it felt good." Optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing McKinley High's Glee Club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their star potential.  Viewership was marginally down on the previous episode, which attracted 921,000 viewers and also placed 11th. In an attempt to bring out the good in Sue, club director Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) takes her to a pediatric cancer ward, where they sing "This Little Light of Mine" with the patients. " TV Guide also listed this rendition as one of Glee's worst performances.. Poor Ryan Murphy. listening to Glee Club sing "Don't Stop Believin'". Pilot He complimented her confidence, but said the underwear joke was "unnecessary and overstated".  VanDerWerff did not see how the song was relevant, and felt that Michele's voice was ill-suited to it. The other storylines had mixed to positive reviews, as many critics deemed the Bieber-related subplot the strongest. Meanwhile, Lauren Zizes (Ashley Fink) enlists Puck to help her with her first glee club solo. Brown noted that "it had that addictive Glee quality of actually feeling like high school, and watching Mercedes and Rachel have a blast blasting each other was a treat. Artie sings a suggestive version of Ginuwine’s “Pony.” Characters say “a–,” “f-g”, “d–n,” “b–ch” and “h—,” misusing God’s name. ", "Glee: Justin Bieber ain't got nothing on the Zizes", "Attempted Humor Gone Awry: Did 'Glee' Go Too Far? Meanwhile, Kurt faces his big interview at Vogue.com, meeting its editor and one of his fashion idols, Isabelle Wright (Sarah Jessica Parker). Optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing McKinley High's Glee Club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their star potential. , The Bieber numbers received a mostly positive reception. What was the "anthem" Sue chose for singing? Club member Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet) establishes a one-man tribute band to teen singer Justin Bieber, which he calls "The Justin Bieber Experience", in the hope of winning over his girlfriend Quinn (Dianna Agron), whom he suspects still has feelings for her ex-boyfriend Finn (Cory Monteith). Fox initially ordered thirteen episodes of Glee, picking the show up for a full season on September 21, 2009, ordering nine more episodes. He found that the love-triangle plot made little sense, and as such was hard to invest in. Ten years ago, a little show from the brain of Ryan Murphy premiered.  In Australia, where the episode aired on February 28, 2011, it was watched by 909,000 viewers and was the 11th most-viewed show of the night. Episode cast overview, first billed only. Though she was not initially aware that the role would involve singing, Amoia was part of the "This Little Light of Mine" group number. In "Glee" season 5, episode 10 the Rachel/Santana fight comes to a head and the seniors at McKinley try to make lasting memories. The episode featured Kurt, played by Golden Globe winner Chris Colfer, returning to his old school and receiving an apology from a closeted gay football player who had bullied him. Watch Glee Season 6 Episode 11 "We Built This Glee … Kurt's father and Finn's mother walked down the aisle, with Kurt and his friends providing the songs, but most of the rest of the episode featured a more serious storyline. " VanDerWerff wrote that Rachel appeared to have five different subplots, none of which came together cohesively, and that it reflected the awkward construction of the episode. I was really moved by everything." Fox Publicity. It was originally performed by LMFAO.The mentors called it the worst music video to date. Episode Reviews Glee: 3-20-2015 ... Tina sings Katie Perry’s same-sex experimentation anthem “I Kissed a Girl” while gesturing to her pelvis during auditions. 'Glee' Original Songs Slated For March Episode Hit The Net Ryan Seacrest previewed soon-to-be 'Gleek anthem' 'Loser Like Me' and 'Get It Right' on his radio show. View production, box office, & company info. , The Sue storyline garnered many unfavorable reviews. )", "Glee Debuts Original Songs on Glee: The Music, Volume 5 Available March 8", "Hot 100: Week of March 05, 2011 (Biggest Jump)", "Canadian Hot 100: Week of March 05, 2011 (Biggest Jump)", "Week Ending Feb. 20, 2011: Songs: Gaga Defies Odds", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Comeback_(Glee)&oldid=999369768, Television episodes written by Ryan Murphy (writer), Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 January 2021, at 20:54.  CNN's Lisa Respers France found the episode's title apt, as Glee was "firing on all cylinders" with little room for improvement. Entertainment Weekly's Sandra Gonzalez wrote that it was "a bit off", The A.V.  The Glee cover version of "Sing" debuted on the Hot 100 at number forty-nine, placing higher than the original by My Chemical Romance, which climbed from number ninety-two to number fifty-eight, its best showing to that point; in Canada, both versions debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 in the same week, with the Glee version at number thirty-seven, the highest of the four Glee singles there, while the original charted twenty slots below it at number fifty-seven. These same four songs were also featured on the sixth soundtrack album of the series, Glee: The Music, Volume 5. Though he observed that the episode was light on plot, Hankinson praised the writing and comedy. The episode declined by 9 percent and 1.12 million viewers on the previous episode, "Silly Love Songs".  Via his official Facebook page, Bieber stated that he was "truly honoured" to have his music covered on Glee.  It was again down on "Silly Love Songs", which ranked tenth and was watched by 2.08 million viewers. From Ryan Murphy, the creator and Emmy award winning executive producer of "Glee," comes a groundbreaking 10-episode competition series, "The Glee Project" which finds and trains a group of extraordinarily talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on "Glee." And What's Coming Up?  "I Know What Boys Like" did not chart. Paramount Studios - 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Hankinson wrote that the songs "blended all of the show's best charms", which he listed as "kitschy suprise [sic]", "slick production" and "raw vocal ability.  Poniewozik wrote that Sue has become "a burden on the show", and described her as "a breakout character who's broken out of the constraints of recognizable character." Celebrating acceptance, the show's cast sings Lady Gaga's gay pride anthem "Born This Way," and all seems well at McKinley High once again (relatively speaking).  Raymund Flandez of The Wall Street Journal expressed disappointment in the Bieber performances "displayed so awkwardly and so undynamically" by Sam. Abraham was the winner of the homework assignment in this episode (We Got the Beat), so he received a larger part in this song than the other contenders. He added that the dancing "stood out" in "Somebody to Love". New Directions is forced to evaluate their insecurities and sense of pride when Mr. Schue challenges to dig deep inside and find their inner self-pride after Miles' insecurities over his scar are brought to light. Written by And not much has happened for me to start liking any of them.  Patrick Burns of The Atlantic was also unimpressed, and questioned Lauren's spot in glee club, as "her brazen character never ceases to please, but it's just not believable that she would join the glee club if she cannot sing. " Although Gonzalez gave the performance a "B", she called it "lacking" and not "regionals material": "We need to be blown away. The mockery of the Christmas story was blasphemous and an abomination. Emma suggests to Will that he invites Sue to join the Glee club for a week to help her get out of her funk. ... this seemed more of an excuse to get Christina Aguilera's everygirl anthem in …  Futterman wrote that while Mercedes had more sass than Rachel, "both ladies sang". Let's see where it will go. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Of the five cover versions released as singles—the cover of "This Little Light of Mine" was not released—four debuted on the Billboard Hot 100, and appeared on other musical charts. Sue's storyline, which focuses on her depression and a suicide attempt with Flintstone gummies, was widely criticized for its inappropriateness. " The Atlantic's Meghan Brown found the use of seriously ill children "borderline offensive", and called Sue's suicide attempt "in totally bad taste". It attained 2.57 million viewers—2.14 million on E4, and 427,000 on E4+1—and was the most-watched show on cable for the week. He confirmed, however, that Bieber's music would be used in an episode in season two as a "small plot point", and Overstreet's Sam would perform a song by the artist for Quinn's approval. " Several critics raised similar criticism of Rachel—Gonzalez found her need for Brittany's help "too much of a regression", and disliked her return to "old, desperate habits" after several episodes of personal growth. , Kevin Fallon of The Atlantic on the "diva-off" between Mercedes and Rachel. She attempts suicide (Sue-icide) by eating gummy bear vitamins, but is suitably unimpressed when they don't work. " Gonzalez gave the duet a "B", as, while there was "so much to swoon for", she is more partial to ballads because they "discourage oversinging throughout the entire song". Hoping to create discord within the group, Sue pits members Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Rachel (Lea Michele) against one another. "It's unfathomable that it's taken this long for the two vocal powerhouses to duet, but the exhilarating performance was worth the wait. Unlike the story itself, most critics received the musical numbers with acclaim. The series chose the clip from the pilot where the glee cast really comes together for the first time, singing the unofficial Glee anthem, "Don't Stop Believin'." , The episode received mixed reviews from critics. She's bee… , With its Canadian broadcast, also on February 15, 2011, "Comeback" attained 1.75 million viewers and placed 18th in the weekly program rankings. He noted that "Comeback" was "essentially a collection of subplots", and questioned its purpose.  Erica Futterman of Rolling Stone was "pleasantly surprised", as she had anticipated a decline in quality from the previous episode, and Kevin Fallon of The Atlantic commented that apart from the Bieber jokes, "the rest of the episode was sharply written and loaded with self-referential jokes". , The episode's musical covers and performances were mostly well received by critics. Canning disliked the focus placed on Sam and his thin, "loveable dope" characterization. It centers on the glee club New Directions at the fictional William McKinley High School which competes as a show choir while its disparate members deal with social issues, especially regarding sexuality, race, relationships, and teamwork. From Ryan Murphy, the creator and Emmy award winning executive producer of "Glee," comes a groundbreaking 10-episode competition series, "The Glee Project" which finds and trains a group of extraordinarily talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on "Glee."  Canning felt that the storyline was forced, and Poniewozik observed that the episode "seemed to be trying less to advance her character [than] simply to give her something to do. " In December 2012, TV Guide named the cover one of Glee's worst performances.  Fallon praised the two songs: he called Sam "quite charming while channeling Bieber" and said "the acoustic opening to 'Baby' was actually very sweet, just as it was when Biebs stripped down the tune to open his Grammy performance". 0 of 1 people found this review helpful. It attained a 4.2/12 Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 demographic, which made it the highest rated show of the night. Glee is from the mind of Nip/Tuck creator Ryan Murphy. While VanDerWerff found her relationship with Puck "a lot less assured" than in "Silly Love Songs", Mullins and Gonzalez praised their "endearing" dynamic. , The performance of the duet "Take Me or Leave Me" elicited praise from Brown and Fallon, who both deemed it the highlight of the episode. (Fox) This blog post was filed by Emily Yahr: [This post has been updated with a statement from Christina Aguilera.]  Miriam Krule of NPR felt that Glee treated suicide too lightly, and in doing so sent a mixed message to its youth audience.  The pediatric oncology scenes were filmed at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, where eleven real patients performed alongside Morrison and Lynch. It's always fun watching Michele, a Broadway veteran, sing a song that she's clearly been rehearsing for years. " While VanDerWerff was more favorable, he wrote that Sue's jokes about committing "Sue-icide" were "neither dark enough to provoke a startled burst or laughter nor funny enough to overcome their central tastelessness", and called the scene in the pediatric oncology ward "woefully misjudged and inappropriately hilarious. After her cheerleading squad loses a competition for the first time in seven years, coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) becomes depressed, and stages an apparent suicide by "overdosing" on gummy vitamins. Was this review helpful to you? Several of the male members—Puck (Mark Salling), Artie (Kevin McHale) and Mike (Harry Shum, Jr.)—are impressed by the effect he has on the girls, and convince him to let them join his tribute band. Bobby Hankinson of the Houston Chronicle and E! This season two episode brought the Glee club together for a wedding, but also pulled them apart because of bullying. Series creator Ryan Murphy refuted the claims, and stated that such episodes are reserved for artists with extensive musical catalogs. The show is a unique, one-hour musical comedy. At once a phenomenon and a glorious mess, Glee took teenage campiness to a whole new level by unleashing the concepts of a capella, mashups, and William Schuester into the mainstream. Episode: "Throwdown" (Season 1, Episode 7) OK, the real reason "Keep Holding On" makes me cry is that it was the song all the eliminated Glee Project contestants had to … 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. In January 2011, rumors began to circulate that Glee was planning a Justin Bieber tribute episode, similar to "The Power of Madonna" for Madonna, and "Britney/Brittany" for Britney Spears. We kind of wish they had put on their choir robes instead and fully embraced the arrangement. Ten years on from its first episode, Sam Brooks revisits all the wild, dumb, and plain terrible things that happened on Glee.  James Poniewozik of Time deemed it amongst his least favorite episodes, for "not even [being] bad in a memorable way". Her week with New Directions over, Sue reveals that she has become the vocal coach for one of the glee club's Regionals competitors, Aural Intensity. Glee Cast performing "Sing" by My Chemical Romance from 2x13 "Comeback" I do not own any rights. With Puck's assistance, she performs "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses, and using a trick he taught her, imagines the club members in their underwear for confidence. Upon its initial airing, "Comeback" was watched by over 10.53 million US viewers, and acquired a 4.2/12 Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 demographic. In June 2011, she deemed her "Comeback" appearance her favorite guest role in any series, due to working alongside the children, whom she was "so touched by".  In the UK, the episode was broadcast on April 4, 2011.  The episode's recurring guest cast members were Overstreet as Sam, Iqbal Theba as Principal Figgins, Shum, Jr. as Mike and Fink as Lauren. Season two of The Glee Project will return with Ryan Murphy and Dante Di Loreto continuing as executive producers, along with series executive producers Michael Davies and Shauna Minoprio of Embassy Row. RELATED: Glee: 5 Ways The Show Aged Well (& 5 Ways It Didn't) Over the years, Ryan Murphy's Glee pulled … That teacher who took over that Glee club because his wife and future kid matter less to him than some losers he is not related to. On the former song, Gonzalez enjoyed Sam's performance, particularly his "übercorny dance moves that made [her] ache for the boy-band era." "Comeback" was watched by 10.53 million US viewers. 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. Title: Critics such as Bobby Hankinson of the Houston Chronicle appreciated the episode's early Glee aesthetic. Initially skeptical, Will eventually warms up to Sue and notices the Glee club h… Her colleague, school guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury (Jayma Mays), suggests that she temporarily join the school glee club, New Directions, to lift her spirits. Prior to broadcast, Murphy dismissed rumors that "Comeback" would serve as a tribute to Bieber, and stated that such episodes are reserved for artists with extensive musical catalogs. Sue decides she wants to sing because the glee club hasn’t picked an actual anthem yet, and joins them on stage. Who's Got Bieber Fever? Sue has fallen into a deep depression since her loss at the Cheerleading Regionals, which had cost the Cheerios a spot at nationals. Party Rock Anthem is featured in the second episode of the second season of The Glee Project, Dance-ability and is sung by the top 12 contenders. Club member Sam (Chord Overstreet) creates a tribute band to teen singer Justin Bieber in order to win the heart of Quinn (Dianna Agron), and is later joined by the group's other male members, minus co-captain Finn (Cory Monteith), to recreate Bieber's "Somebody to Love" and woo their significant others. It attained a 4.2/12 Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 demographic, which made it the highest rated show of the night. We already knew that the Glee kids would be tackling Lady Gaga in their back nine episodes, set to begin airing on Fox April 13. Add our editors' Netflix movie and TV picks to your Watchlist, including "Bridgerton," David Fincher's Mank, and more. Well this is just a pilot so it may get much better but at this point I am not sure how long I will want to watch it. Aly Semigran 02/25/2011 It was a really awesome storyline to be a part of. Proud is the second episode in JamesonOTP's ongoing Glee fan fiction, Glee: The Next Generation. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? "Comeback" was met with mixed reception from critics, who deemed it neither bad nor a standout. He questioned the point of her arc, and suggested that the attempt at humanizing her was redundant, as viewers already know Sue to be capable of compassion. The Glee take on Bieber's songs was praised, as were the vocals of cast members Amber Riley and Lea Michele in their duet of "Take Me or Leave Me" from Rent, and the confidence and performance of Ashley Fink in "I Know What Boys Like".  It was the third most-watched scripted show of the week amongst adults aged 18–49, and placed 21st amongst all viewers. In the episode, glee club director Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) allows cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) to join the McKinley High glee club in an attempt to ease her depression. With Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Jessalyn Gilsig, Jane Lynch.  Bailey, the pediatric ward nurse, was played by guest-star Charlene Amoia, who had worked for the series' sound department during the first season. Sam performs Bieber's "Baby" for the glee club, and dedicates it to Quinn; the performance also excites the other girls in the club.  Other critics found "Comeback" mediocre. Glee producer Ryan Murphy is used to pushing the moral boundaries on his show, but last week’s episode went too far. The foursome then perform "Somebody to Love", and recreate the music video for the song in the auditorium, which makes the girls go crazy. She found this element "smooth[ed] over" in "Somebody to Love", but called the recreation admirable nonetheless. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. It airs on Fox. I already dislike one of the characters, Rachel. Later, Sue suggests that the club perform the anthem "Sing" by My Chemical Romance, as they must present an anthem at the forthcoming Regionals competition. Well that cheerleader coach seems like she may become entertaining. Reiter criticized her inconsistent characterization, which made her actions seem "like fragments pasted together to form a disjointed collage. Directed by Ryan Murphy. Glee Episode 420 Recap: Lights Out, You Don’t Wanna See This. It was the third most-watched scripted show of the week amongst adults aged 18–49, and placed 21st amongst all viewers. High school teacher Will Schuester tries to reinvent McKinley High School's Glee Club. They rehearse the song, and it is well received by most of the members, who disregard Rachel's suggestion that they should instead compose an original anthem. Use the HTML below.  Prior to broadcast, Overstreet and Bieber interacted via the social networking website Twitter, where Bieber told him "we just gotta work on those moves", and to "kill it!  Lauren received several positive reviews. , Flandez called Lauren's "I Know What Boys Like" the highlight of the episode, and VanDerWerff praised it as the best musical number. , On the New Directions collaboration with Sue on "Sing", Futterman wrote, "By turning down the rock and bringing in a choral element, the song actually came off as a great anthem for the bunch of misfits that is the New Directions. It was released on October 16, 2011 and continued Season 1.  Amy Reiter of the Los Angeles Times was "a little disappointed" in the episode for a lack of substance, creativity and emotional maturity. (19 May 2009).  Reiter felt that in "Comeback", while new characters like Sam and Lauren "managed to shine", established favorites fared less well: "Finn continues to be dismayingly drained of all that once made him so adorable, and Rachel, too, has been deprived of the depth and sex appeal she so carefully developed over time. With Kurt missing, Blaine has decided that it's his turn to "shine" at McKinley and throws himself into countless extracurricular activities, until he finally lands on a pursuit that excites him: running against Brittany for class president. " Futterman said this performance was impressive, "a total pop star package that recalled the Biebs' swag". The whole cast gave an emotional rendition of "Seasons of Love" that was widely praised. After actor Cory Monteith's tragic death, the show paid tribute to his character on a season-five episode.  Viewership again declined slightly from the previous episode, which drew 2.63 million viewers. During the eleven week run of the series, The Glee Project contenders will be narrowed down through intensive rounds of homework assignments, singing, dancing and acting-based assignments as the creative forces of Glee carefully assess who has what it takes to be one of the nex… Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on Fox.It was created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan.The pilot episode of the show was broadcast on May 19, 2009, and the rest of the season began on September 9, 2009.  On the Hot 100, the show's rendition of "Baby" debuted at number forty-seven; it was at number fifty-two on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100. What are the differences between the TV-Version and the Director's Cut? " Futterman also praised all of the music. Glee: season one, episode 16 Can any episode possibly live up to last weeks' dedicated Madonna-fest? 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", "The Best and Worst Glee Performances (So Far! "Comeback" is the thirteenth episode of the second season of the American musical television series Glee, and the thirty-fifth overall.  In contrast, Poniewozik called Sam's Bieber subplot the episode's strongest element, and deemed it fun if inessential. , Other storylines received a more mixed response. On "Baby", he opined that Overstreet lacked "swagger", coordination and charm. Past Glee panels: 'Glee' Valentine's Day Episode: Love Songs and One-Liners The 'Glee' Super Bowl Episode : Football and Musical Theater Can Co-Exist 'Glee' Does Christmas: Cheesy but Charming As Glee moves forward, then ... 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