Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition circuit while its disparate members deal with relationships, sexuality, social issues, and learning to become an effective team.Glee featuring Cory Monteith and Lea Michele has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, and 6 others. It's a comedy and drama show with 121 episodes over 6 seasons. Glee is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 70% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (120,486 votes).
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Season 1Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01May 20, 2009
Pilot May 20, 2009 Optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing the McKinley High School’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.
S01 E02Sep 10, 2009
Showmance Sep 10, 2009 As McKinley High School's glee club begins new routines, a restriction forces them to make some choices. Will must decide whether to continue with his passion or provide for his wife, which ultimately brings him closer to Emma. As some members of New Directions grow closer romantically, other's intentions aren't supportive of the group.
S01 E03Sep 17, 2009
Acafellas Sep 17, 2009 As Will aims towards completing New Directions, a visit from his father reminds him how much this all means to him. New songs are introduced and a song originally given to a star, is given to a celibate. Will forms an all-male a cappella group, but when he neglects the glee club, the kids decide to hire a well-known choreographer to coach them. Meanwhile, Mercedes falls in love. The other six additions to New Directions are introduced. Josh Groban appears as himself.
S01 E04Sep 24, 2009
Preggers Sep 24, 2009 While Kurt tries out for the football team (taking a page from the glee playbook with him), Rachel storms out of glee practice when Will gives a plum part to Tina. Meanwhile, Sue comes up with a new plot to boost her program at glee's expense; and Quinn has news for Finn.
S01 E05Oct 1, 2009
The Rhodes Not Taken Oct 1, 2009 Will thinks the glee club desperately needs more of an edge, so he brings in his former classmate, April Rhodes, to spice things up. Will’s plan seems to be going smoothly until he realizes he may be losing a key member of the club.
S01 E06Oct 8, 2009
Vitamin D Oct 8, 2009 Will decides to give New Directions some competition between them by having the boys go against the girls. Terri becomes the school nurse to check on Will.
S01 E07Oct 15, 2009
Throwdown Oct 15, 2009 To cause distension among the Glee Club members, Sue forces the students to compete against each other, but the real showdown happens when she and Will get called into the principal’s office. Meanwhile, the Glee kids rally to support Quinn after some shocking news is revealed.
Season 2Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 22, 2010
Audition Sep 22, 2010 After a tough loss at Regionals, the glee club is back as the underdogs of McKinley High. When the school is faced with even more budget cuts, Mr. Schuester pushes the kids to help recruit new members for the club. Rachel and Finn disagree on new recruits, and aren’t sure they will be able to come together in perfect harmony.
S02 E02Sep 29, 2010
Britney/Brittany Sep 29, 2010 When Brittany and the gang try to convince Mr. Schuester to let them do a Britney Spears number, he is reluctant to go that edgy. Meanwhile, an insecure Will is curious about Emma’s new beau, Dr. Carl Howell, so he convinces her to bring him in to talk to the kids about dental hygiene. While the dreamy doc inspires the girls to take their dental health more seriously, Will is left feeling worse than before.
S02 E03Oct 6, 2010
Grilled Cheesus Oct 6, 2010 Finn has an existential crisis when he believes he sees the face of Jesus in his grilled cheese sandwich. Meanwhile, the rest of the kids rally around Kurt after he has a crisis of his own that leads to a larger discussion among the group about their own theology.
S02 E04Oct 13, 2010
Duets Oct 13, 2010 The glee club works on a duet assignment, and Finn and Rachel plan to throw the competition so that Sam can have a shot at winning. Meanwhile, a love triangle between Mike, Tina and Artie develops.
S02 E05Oct 27, 2010
The Rocky Horror Glee Show Oct 27, 2010 Will decides to have the glee club perform “The Rocky Horror Show” for the annual school musical after learning of Emma’s newfound love for the cult classic. Despite Sue’s usual scheming, the members of New Directions inject their distinctive style to such timeless tracks as “The Time Warp” and “Damn It, Janet.”
S02 E06Nov 10, 2010
Never Been Kissed Nov 10, 2010 After Finn and Sam find an unconventional way of controlling their urges, a few glee club members pick up on the strategy and start using it too. But when Coach Beiste gets wind of what they are up to, the glee club has some explaining to do. Meanwhile, the Girls vs. Boys Tournament returns, Kurt meets an ally from a rival glee club, Puck and Artie join forces and coach Beast is on the verge of quitting her job.
S02 E07Nov 17, 2010
The Substitute Nov 17, 2010 When Mr. Schuester gets sick, a substitute teacher takes over his Spanish class and the glee club and winds up winning over the whole New Directions clan. Meanwhile, when Sue fills in for Principal Figgins as McKinley’s top dog, she tries to flex her power on campus.
Season 3Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Sep 21, 2011
The Purple Piano Project Sep 21, 2011 The glee kids are down in the dumps following their disappointing showing at Nationals, so Will assigns them a project to get them back on track. Meanwhile, Ms. Sylvester wants to go to Washington: Sue's running for Congress.
S03 E02Sep 28, 2011
I Am Unicorn Sep 28, 2011 Shelby Corcoran returns to the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester initiates a boot camp for some of the members of New Directions.
S03 E03Oct 5, 2011
Asian F Oct 5, 2011 Emma gets a visit from her parents; Mike Chang's parents get involved when his grades aren't up to their standards.
S03 E04Nov 2, 2011
Pot O' Gold Nov 2, 2011 Irish exchange student Rory Flanagan arrives at McKinley High. He is living at Brittany's house, and she thinks he's a leprechaun. Mercedes starts recruiting for Shelby's new glee club, and Sue's run for congress picks up steam.
S03 E05Nov 9, 2011
The First Time Nov 9, 2011 The school musical West Side Story is readied for performance, with Artie as lead director. Finn meets with a football recruiter, whom Coach Beiste gains as an admirer. Kurt and Blaine reach a new, physical stage in their relationship, as do Rachel and Finn in theirs.
S03 E06Nov 16, 2011
Mash Off Nov 16, 2011 Congressional hopeful Sue Sylvester starts a smear campaign to ruin the candidacy of her biggest rival. Puck falls in love, and glee club directors Will and Shelby encourage some friendly competition between their clubs
S03 E07Nov 30, 2011
I Kissed a Girl Nov 30, 2011 Finn tries to rally the rival show-choirs behind one of their own; Sue’s bid for political office causes heartbreak for another teacher; and the student body elections turn scandalous.
Season 4Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Sep 14, 2012
The New Rachel Sep 14, 2012 In the season premiere episode, the members of New Directions compete amongst themselves to become the next star of the glee club. During open auditions, a fresh crop of students is introduced, including Marley and Jake Puckerman, Puck's half-brother. Meanwhile, Rachel has a rocky start at NYADA and struggles to please her demanding dance teacher, Cassandra July. She also meets Brody, a handsome upperclassman.
S04 E02Sep 21, 2012
Britney 2.0 Sep 21, 2012 Brittany hopes the music of Britney Spears will get her out of a funk; a new friend helps Rachel adjust to life in New York.
S04 E03Sep 28, 2012
Makeover Sep 28, 2012 In the wake of Kurt’s departure, Blaine tries to distract from his loneliness by entering the race for Senior Class President. The move puts him in direct conflict with Brittany who looks to repeat for a second term. After struggling to come up with fresh ideas for New Directions, Will begins to fear that he’s losing his enthusiasm for show choir. When an opportunity to reignite his passion and make a lasting positive impact on his students presents itself, the procrastinating Will gets prodding from two vastly different sources. After landing an internship with fashion icon Isabelle Klempt, Kurt comes up with an out-of-the-box idea to revitalize the fashionista’s sagging brand. While his initiative earns him a new mentor and earns Rachel a much needed makeover, his success also has a troublesome impact back in Lima.
S04 E04Oct 5, 2012
The Break-Up Oct 5, 2012 Rachel and Kurt are caught off-guard when they get unexpected visits in New York City. Meanwhile, Santana and Brittany deal with the long distance between them, and Will and Emma disagree on a new job offer.
S04 E05Nov 9, 2012
The Role You Were Born To Play Nov 9, 2012 Hopes and schemes play out as the Glee Club holds auditions for the school’s musical.
S04 E06Nov 16, 2012
Glease Nov 16, 2012 Rachel and Kurt pay a visit to Lima as the glee club launches its production of "Grease". Meanwhile, Cassandra July returns to shake things up in Rachel's life, and Santana comes back to lend a helping hand.
S04 E07Nov 23, 2012
Dynamic Duets Nov 23, 2012 A love triangle heats up among Marley, Jake and Ryder, and Blaine has a run-in with the Warblers.
Season 5Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Sep 27, 2013
Love, Love, Love Sep 27, 2013 "Love, Love, Love" is the premiere episode of the fifth season of the American musical television series Glee, and the 89th episode overall. The episode was written by series co-creator Brad Falchuk and directed by Bradley Buecker, and first aired on September 26, 2013 on Fox in the United States. The episode was the first of two tribute episodes to the Beatles. It features the marriage proposal by Blaine Anderson to Kurt Hummel, the revelation of Rachel Berry's future on Broadway, the official dating of Artie Abrams and Kitty Wilde, and the return of Sue Sylvester to Mckinley High School as the new principal. Two special guest stars debut on the show: Peter Facinelli as a Funny Girl director and Ioan Gruffudd as a Funny Girl actor.The episode received mixed to positive reviews. Upon its initial airing, this episode was viewed by 5.06 million American viewers and garnered a 2.0/5 Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 age group. The total viewership and ratings for this episode were down slightly from the previous episode, "All or Nothing".
S05 E02Oct 4, 2013
Tina In The Sky With Diamonds Oct 4, 2013 As the Prom approaches, the race for Prom Queen brings out the best and the worst in candidates Tina and Kitty. Meanwhile, Sam tries to make a connection with a new school nurse, an increasingly discouraged Rachel waits for word on her Funny Girl callback, and Santana makes a new friend at work.
S05 E03Oct 11, 2013
The Quarterback Oct 11, 2013 The New Directions remember Finn.
S05 E04Nov 8, 2013
A Katy Or A Gaga Nov 8, 2013 The members of New Directions tackle their assignment of getting out of their comfort zones and determining whether they're more like "Katy" (Perry) or (Lady) "Gaga." Kurt holds auditions for his new band and must decide if he'll let in the overly bold performer, Starchild. Meanwhile, Jake gets closer to Bree as he and Marley grow apart.
S05 E05Nov 15, 2013
The End of Twerk Nov 15, 2013 The glee club learns the dance of the hour: twerking. Meanwhile, Marley discovers Jake's relationship with Bree, and Rachel tries to convince Kurt they both should get tattoos.
S05 E06Nov 22, 2013
Movin' Out Nov 22, 2013 The New Directions pay homage to the Piano Man: Billy Joel. As graduation looms closer, the seniors make plans for their futures beyond the halls of McKinley.
S05 E07Nov 29, 2013
Puppet Master Nov 29, 2013 Blaine believes he has the best plan to win nationals, but the other club members think he's too controlling; members of Kurt's band disagree over the venue of their first gig; Sue gets in touch with her feminine side.
Season 6Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Jan 10, 2015
Loser Like Me Jan 10, 2015 Rachel's TV show is canceled after a single episode, so she returns to Lima. When she finds out that Sue has stripped McKinley of all arts, Rachel convinces the Lima Superintendent to reinstate the Glee Club, but he insists that she lead it. Blaine has also returned to Lima after Kurt severed their engagement and he flunked out of NYADA; he is coaching the Warblers, Will is now coaching rival Vocal Adrenaline, and Sam is the assistant coach for the McKinley football team. Kurt misses Blaine and decides to do his NYADA third-year project in Lima helping Rachel with New Directions.
S06 E02Jan 10, 2015
Homecoming Jan 10, 2015 McKinley alums return for Homecoming, including Artie, Becky, Brittany, Mercedes, Puck, Quinn, Santana and Tina. The former members of New Directions agree to help Rachel and Kurt recruit for the resurrected glee club. Blaine faces a problem when a girl named Jane, newly admitted to Dalton Academy, wants to join the all-male Warblers.
S06 E03Jan 17, 2015
Jagged Little Tapestry Jan 17, 2015 Rachel and Kurt introduce their first assignment for the newly-formed New Directions and the remaining alumni: to perform mash-ups of songs from Carole King's Tapestry and Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill. Santana decides to propose to Brittany, which causes Kurt—still regretting his breakup with Blaine—to vocally object and raise Santana's ire. Meanwhile, Becky returns to McKinley and asks Quinn and Tina to help convince her new boyfriend Darrell that she was in glee club after trying to impress him with a number of lies. Coach Beiste reveals to Sam and Principal Sue that she suffers from gender dysphoria and is taking steps to transition into a man.
S06 E04Jan 24, 2015
The Hurt Locker, Part One Jan 24, 2015 When several show choirs plan to gather at McKinley for a technically meaningless “invitational” competition, Rachel worries that Will’s Vocal Adrenaline team will be so stellar they will blow her still-struggling New Directions team out of the water. In a bid to prevent a spirit-crushing defeat, she implores Will to take it easy on them and asks him to purposefully underperform at the event. He agrees, but when Sue gets wind of the collusion she takes matters into her own hands. With Will’s departure from McKinley, he and Sue would apparently have no further grudges to bear against each other, but she still takes offense at even the most innocent of actions and – with a planned retirement on her horizon – decides to embark on a grand act of revenge. She takes her first step of reckoning by setting her sights on destroying Will’s protégé, Rachel; she hypnotizes Sam to make him believe he is in love with Rachel, hoping his amorous advances will distract her from the Glee Club. Meanwhile, Sue takes steps to fulfill her (heretofore unrevealed) desire to be a flower girl at a “fabulous” gay wedding and sets out to rekindle Kurt and Blaine’s fractured relationship.
S06 E05Jan 31, 2015
The Hurt Locker, Part Two Jan 31, 2015 After Sue’s "informal" Show Choir Invitational has already begun, she announces several rules, including that all teams must have at least twelve members (which New Directions does not). Rachel and Kurt redouble their efforts to recruit, and despite Rachel’s objections, Kurt suggests they enlist former gleek Kitty to help them out. Meanwhile, Sue – who is still determined to see Kurt and Blaine reunite – pulls out all the stops to enact an elaborate plan; Sam works to recruit Spencer to join the Glee Club, but the gay, aspiring quarterback worries doing so may cost him his standing among the other jocks; and Will and Rachel have a much needed heart-to-heart.
S06 E06Feb 7, 2015
What the World Needs Now Feb 7, 2015 As Brittany and Santana plan their wedding, Artie is recruited to be the wedding planner. While Santana struggles with the fact that her disapproving grandmother refuses to attend, Brittany takes matters into her own hands. Rachel and Kurt give the gleeks their weekly assignment: the music of Burt Bacharach, and recruit Mercedes to act as a mentor for the new singers. Meanwhile, despite agreeing to stay just friends, Rachel and Sam try to negotiate bigger feelings they may or may not have for each other, but it takes the advice of an interested third party to move things along.
S06 E07Feb 14, 2015
Transitioning Feb 14, 2015 While Will is euphoric over his new job coaching Vocal Adrenaline and all the perks that come with it, he still confesses to missing the camaraderie of New Directions. After learning of a mean-spirited prank his students pulled on rival coaches Rachel and Blaine, he tries to teach his kids about tolerance by making it his weekly lesson plan. A post-op Coach Beiste, who has changed his name to Sheldon, returns to McKinley to receive an uncharacteristically warm but typically over-the-top welcome-back from Sue. While his return has several supporters and a few detractors, it takes a bold move from several old-school gleeks to make him really feel at home again. And the romantic tension that has been brewing between Sam and Rachel finally boils over, while Kurt and Blaine find themselves in a familiar situation that brings back old memories.