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Glee Season 3: Episode Discussions

Discuss the episodes from season three of Glee.


Episode 3x01 - "The Purple Piano Project"

Air Date: September 20, 2011
Description: It's fall and that means back to school for the students and faculty at McKinley High. The New Directions clan returns after a devastating loss at Nationals, so Mr. Schuester assigns a project to get them back on track. Meanwhile, Sue Sylvester starts her congressional campaign.
Ratings: 9.21 million viewers

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Kurt and Julliard - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x02 - "I Am Unicorn"

Air Date: September 27, 2011
Description: Shelby Corcoran returns to the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester initiates a boot camp for some of the members of New Directions and auditions for the role of Tony in West Side Story begin, causing some friction between Kurt and Blaine.
Ratings: 8.60 million viewers

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Rate "I Am Unicorn" & O... - last post by jaymcb

Episode 3x03 - "Asian F"

Air Date: October 04, 2011
Description: Rusty and Rose Pillsbury pay Emma a visit and we get a sneak peek into her deep rooted issues. Meanwhile, Mike Chang struggles with his grades and his parents step in to make sure he stays on track. Mercedes and Rachel battle over the role of Maria.
Ratings: 8.42 million viewers

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Rate "Asian F" & Offici... - last post by jaymcb

Episode 3x04 - "Pot O' Gold"

Air Date: November 1, 2011
Description: A new foreign exchange student, Rory Flanagan, enrolls at McKinley and crashes with Brittany, who thinks he’s a leprechaun. Meanwhile, Mercedes attempts to recruit new members to join Shelby’s newly formed Glee club and Sue’s congressional campaign heats up.
Ratings: 7.47 million viewers

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What Do You Think About Rory? - last post by MusicMan3889

Episode 3x05 - "The First Time"

Air Date: November 8, 2011
Description: Under Artie's directorial leadership, the kids prepare to perform the school musical "West Side Story." Blaine meets a new member of the Warblers and two couples have major decisions to make. Meanwhile, Finn meets with a recruiter and Coach Beiste has an admirer.
Ratings: 6.91 million viewers

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Artie's SL - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x06 - "Mash-Off"

Air Date: November 15, 2011
Description: Sue starts a smear campaign to take down her biggest competitor for the Congressional seat. Meanwhile, Puck has a crush, and Will and Shelby encourage some friendly competition.
Ratings: 7.08 million viewers

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Santana was nastier than us... - last post by Octavia Blake

Episode 3x07 - "I Kissed A Girl"

Air Date: November 29, 2011
Description: Santana deals with the aftermath of her outing. As the race for McKinley High President comes to an end, someone is caught trying to fix the results. Meanwhile, Coach Beiste gets up the nerve to challenge Sue Sylvester and things get complicated for Puck and Quinn.
Ratings: 7.90 million viewers

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Favorite song in "I kissed... - last post by Jade the Gleek

Episode 3x08 - "Hold On To Sixteen"

Air Date: December 6, 2011
Description: In an attempt to recruit a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam and convinces him to come back to the glee club. Tina comes to the defense of Mike and encourages him to pursue his dream while McKinley prepares to host the big sectionals performance.
Ratings: 7.11 million viewers

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Episode 3x09 - "Extraordinary Merry Christmas"

Air Date: December 13, 2011
Description: When New Directions is asked to perform at two different events on the same day, at the same time they have a tough decision to make. Will they choose correctly and spread Christmas cheer, or will their ambition get the best of them?
Ratings: 7.13 million viewers

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Do They Know It's Chris... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x10 - "Yes/No"

Air Date: January 17, 2012
Description: Mr. Schuester contemplates proposing to Emma; Sam tries to win back Mercedes; Becky Jackson sets her romantic sights on Artie.
Ratings: 7.50 million viewers

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Rate "Yes/No" & Officia... - last post by Finn Hudson

Episode 3x11 - "Michael"

Air Date: January 31, 2012
Description: In a special episode celebrating the music of Michael Jackson, the rivalry between New Directions and the Warblers intensifies en route to Regionals. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel receive news regarding their admissions process at NYADA, and things continue to heat up between Sam and Mercedes.
Ratings: 9.07 million viewers

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Michael Jackson songs in Glee - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x12 - "The Spanish Teacher"

Air Date: February 07, 2012
Description: Will assigns the glee club a Spanish singing assignment, and enlists the help of his musically-inclined night school teacher. Meanwhile, Rachel spills the beans to Kurt and Mercedes on Finn's marriage proposal, and Mercedes has love complications of her own.
Ratings: 7.81 million viewers

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Things You Noticed "The Spa... - last post by nyadaguy312

Episode 3x13 - "Heart"

Air Date: February 14, 2012
Description: In honor of Valentine's Day, Will challenges the New Directions to find and perform the world's greatest love songs. Meanwhile, Rachel's two dads Hiram and LeRoy Berry pay a visit to McKinley High.
Ratings: 6.99 million viewers

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Things You Noticed in "Heart" - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x14 - "On My Way"

Air Date: February 21, 2012
Description As New Directions gears up for sectionals, Sebastian tries to undermine their win. Karofsky makes a terrible decision and Sue proves she really can do anything.
Ratings: 7.46 million viewers

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Things You Noticed In "On M... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x15 - "Big Brother"

Air Date: April 10, 2012
Description: Much to Blaine’s chagrin, his big-shot Hollywood actor brother, Cooper, comes to visit. Meanwhile, Quinn develops a friendship with Artie in the aftermath of her accident and Rachel deals with her guilt about what happened.
Ratings: 6.76 million viewers

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Quartie in this episode - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x16 - "Saturday Night Glee-ver"

Air Date: April 17, 2012
Description: The New Directions pay homage to the movie “Saturday Night Fever” by grooving to disco-infused dance numbers, a lesson plan devised by Will to help them make decisions about their futures after high school.
Ratings: 6.23 million viewers

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Where was Quinn/Rory/Sugar? - last post by MusicMan3889

Episode 3x17 - "Dance With Somebody"

Air Date: April 24, 2012
Description: The glee club pays homage to a true icon when they cover Whitney Houston's greatest hits. Kurt meets a new friend, and hurts Blaine's feelings in the process. Meanwhile, Emma and Will are one step closer to their dream wedding.
Ratings: 6.90 million viewers

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Things you noticed in "... - last post by DVCorvis

Episode 3x18 - "Choke"

Air Date: May 01, 2012
Description: Rachel and Kurt finally get to audition for NYADA, but their nerves are rattled when they find out it’s for the dean. Meanwhile, Coach Beiste reveals a secret, and Sue Sylvester and Coach Roz lend a helping hand.
Ratings: 6.01 million viewers

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How did you feel about Cell... - last post by Michaels

Episode 3x19 - "Prom-A-Saurus"

Air Date: May 08, 2012
Description: Brittany goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.
Ratings: 6.67 million viewers

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Prom Royalty - last post by Santana Lopez

Episode 3x20 - "Props"

Air Date: May 15, 2012
Description: As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes.
Ratings: 6.09 million viewers

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Tina standing up for hersel... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x21 - "Nationals"

Air Date: May 15, 2012
Description: New Directions travels to Chicago to perform in nationals this year, as Rachel has her final chance to impress Carmen Tibideaux.
Ratings: 6.03 million viewers

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Rate "Nationals" & Offi... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 3x22 - "Goodbye"

Air Date: May 22, 2012
Description: Graduation is finally here, as McKinley High’s class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating the future. Rachel and Kurt receive big news about their fates.
Ratings: 7.46 million viewers

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Things You Noticed In "... - last post by Majormanafemale