Have you heard about this new thing called a “Fall Finale?” A lot of TV shows are touting their “Fall Finales” as some sort of big event. But don’t be fooled, it’s not an event. It’s the networks way of trying to pass off 22 episodes (or even worse, 18) as a full season. Heroes did it. Flash Forward did it. V did it (& may not survive because of it). But today is officially a sad day because one of my favourite new shows is having their “Fall Finale” tonight. I’m talking about Glee, folks.
I’ll admit it. I’m a Gleek. I love this show. It is sharp, hilarious, heartbreaking, heartwarming, & fun (just to name a few). See for yourself
The boy does that better than Beyonce herself. But the best part of that episode was when you realize that Kurt’s Dad is so far beyond the stereotype that you are led to believe he is. He loves his son. For all that he is. And accepts him. It was a great TV moment.
And that’s what Glee does best. Build up a stereotype, to bring it crashing down around your feet. Just when you think you have a character figured out, Glee goes & pulls one over on you. There is not a single one-dimensional character on the show. Even the guest spots have depth.
And then there’s Sue Sylvester…
Possibly one of the most deliciously-evil characters on TV, but we’ve even seen her break down her own stereotype & show her “softer” side.
Oh & did I mention the music. It is fabulous. Current songs. Old standards. Show tunes. And apparently pretty much every musical artist out there is clamoring to get their music on Glee.
And if that’s not enough there is this little actor named Matthew Morrison.
As Will Schuster; Spanish teacher, Glee club adviser, & target of many-a-crush. The Broadway-trained actor anchors the two worlds of Glee together. The students & the teachers/adults.
All of this is to say that today is a sad day because Glee’s “Fall Finale” airs tonight on FOX (9pm). And then our beloved show doesn’t return until April. That’s right…APRIL!!! So Gleeks, here’s a little sneak peek at tonight “Fall Finale.” It’s gonna be a long, cold, Glee-less winter .