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Glee Season 3 Episode 2 Review/Recap ‘I Am Unicorn’: Seriously serious

September 28, 2011

For all the critical love and strong buzz being bestowed Glee, it still gets a bad rap. Our favorite show has haters galore, like an army of pre-enlightened Karofskys who just can’t stand it that someone is enjoying something they don’t openly endorse. And in effect the show has been dissed by the Emmys, which fail to give it an appropriate category.

“Comedy”? Is that what Emmy calls an episode like I Am Unicorn, one of the most serious Glees to date?

Instead, as always, Glee this week was a musical fantasy with comedy and drama — just more drama this time.

I mean, this was serious — seriously serious! (more…)

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Glee Season 3 Episode 1 Review/Recap ‘The Purple Piano Project’: The beat won’t stop

September 21, 2011

As a card-carrying Gleek, I feel as satiated as a pig given too long at the trough. I’m overflowing with glee over Glee’s Season 3 return, in a premiere episode that’s one of the best ever for this best ever series (if you, like me, are a hopeless musical romantic).

How much can we absorb and process in an hour? And where do I start?

Glee’s 45th episode, The Purple Piano Project (why purple?), had to be one of its most eventful hours ever — and that’s saying something for a show which tries to pack a lot in. It also was one of the most richly entertaining. (more…)