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Glee Season 4: Episode Discussions

Discuss the episodes from season four of Glee.


Episode 4x01 - "The New Rachel"

Air Date: September 13th, 2012
Description: Blaine, Tina, Brittany, and Unique compete to become the "new Rachel" of New Directions. 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.
Ratings: 7.41 million viewers

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Who did you want to hug? - last post by jaymcb

Episode 4x02 - "Britney 2.0"

Air Date: September 20th, 2012
Description: Brittany S. Pierce is in a funk and turns to her icon Britney Spears' music for inspiration! Meanwhile, Rachel struggles to adjust to life in New York, but is helped by her newfound NYADA friend, Brody Weston.
Ratings: 7.46 million viewers

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Rate the songs - Britney 2.0 - last post by Rachel St. Berry

Episode 4x03 - "Makeover"

Air Date: September 27th, 2012
Description: The campaign showdown begins when Brittany and Blaine go head-to-head for Student Council President. Meanwhile, Kurt gets the internship of his dreams.
Ratings: 5.79 million viewers

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Who Did You Want to Hug in... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 4x04 - "The Break-Up"

Air Date: October 4th, 2012
Description: 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.
Ratings: 6.07 million viewers

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Did you cry? - last post by Santana Lopez

Episode 4x05 - "The Role You Were Born to Play"

Air Date: November 8th, 2012
Description: The school production of “Grease” is underway and Marley, Jake, Kitty and football player Ryder compete to play “Danny” and “Sandy.” Meanwhile, former glee clubbers Mercedes and Mike, return to cast the play and Mr. Schuester struggles with a difficult decision.
Ratings: 5.68 million viewers

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Rank the songs from "Th... - last post by Rachel St. Berry

Episode 4x06 - "Glease"

Air Date: November 15th, 2012
Description: 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.
Ratings: 5.22 million viewers

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Was Kurt too hard on Blaine? - last post by Allison Argent

Episode 4x07 - "Dynamic Duets"

Air Date: November 22nd, 2012
Description: A love triangle heats up among Marley, Jake, and Ryder. Blaine has a run-in with the Warblers and their new leader. Ryder deals with one of his insecurities.
Ratings: 4.62 million viewers

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Rate "Dynamic Duets... - last post by cinco

Episode 4x08 - "Thanksgiving"

Air Date: November 29th, 2012
Description: It’s time for Sectionals, and some of McKinley's recent graduates return to help, just in time for Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel decide to stay in New York for Thanksgiving.
Ratings: 5.39 million viewers

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Rate "Thanksgiving"... - last post by cinco

Episode 4x09 - "Swan Song"

Air Date: December 6th, 2012
Description: Kurt seeks an all-important second audition for NYADA, he gets a chance to do something he never dreamt of. Rachel receives a nearly unprecedented honor at school, whipping up her rivalry with a jealous Cassandra. Meanwhile, Sue scores a major victory against the Glee Club, Sam confesses his feelings for another, two former rivals reach a long overdue accord, and Will offers Finn some much needed advice.
Ratings: 5.43 million viewers

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Could the DQ be challenge? - last post by Registration!

Episode 4x10 - "Glee, Actually"

Air Date: December 13th, 2012
Description: In a tribute to the film “Love, Actually,” seemingly separate storylines come together as one holiday-themed episode, in which Sam and Brittany live their lives to the fullest before the much-heralded Mayan Apocalypse occurs. Meanwhile, Jake and Puck spend quality sibling time together for Hanukah, Artie has a holiday dream that changes his outlook on life and Kurt has a Christmas he’ll never forget.
Ratings: 5.26 million viewers

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Artie's dream - last post by cinco

Episode 4x11 - "Sadie Hawkins"

Air Date: January 24th, 2013
Description: McKinley’s Sadie Hawkins dance offers several glee club members a rare chance to feel empowered. Sam and Blaine investigate a possible cheating scandal at Sectionals. Kurt makes a new friend at NYADA.
Ratings: 6.79 million viewers

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Song played right after... - last post by Blaine Anderson

Episode 4x12 - "Naked"

Air Date: January 31st, 2013
Description: The glee club puts together a calendar photo shoot to raise money as they head into Regionals. Meanwhile, Rachel wins a part in a student art film, but the role poses a moral dilemma.
Ratings: 5.48 million viewers

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Boy Toy Auction - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 4x13 - "Diva"

Air Date: February 7th, 2013
Description: Finn challenges the glee club to find their inner powerhouses for “Diva Week.” Meanwhile, in New York, Kurt can no longer take Rachel’s arrogant attitude and calls her out, causing tension between the two friends. Also, Emma is in a whirlwind preparing for her upcoming wedding.
Ratings: 6.03 million viewers

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Tina and the bedroom scene... - last post by Santana Lopez

Episode 4x14 - "I Do"

Air Date: February 14th, 2013
Description: On Valentine's Day, both old and new members of New Directions gather to witness Will and Emma's wedding, but Emma's nerves could get in the way of her big day. While some old romances are rekindled, new ones start to form.
Ratings: 5.13 million viewers

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Rank the Songs: 4x14 - last post by Jean Baptiste

Episode 4x15 - "Girls (and Boys) on Film"

Air Date: March 7th, 2013
Description: As everyone recovers from Will and Emma's wedding, the glee club is given the assignment to sing their favorite song from a movie. Meanwhile in New York, Santana makes herself at home in the loft a little too quickly for Rachel and Kurt's comfort. Also, the members of New Directions sing the hit series' landmark 500th musical performance.
Ratings: 6.72 million viewers

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Favorite Performance - last post by Glee Aficionado

Episode 4x16 - "Feud"

Air Date: March 14th, 2013
Description: The kids of New Directions intervene as tensions continue to grow between Finn and Mr. Schue. The gleeks turn the tables on their teachers and assign them the theme of “Epic Musical Feuds” in the hopes it will lead to peace between their leaders.
Ratings: 5.37 million viewers

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Wow, Blaine sure gets objec... - last post by Santana Lopez

Episode 4x17 - "Guilty Pleasures"

Air Date: March 21st, 2013
Description: While Rachel deals with the aftermath of discovering Brody's secret, Blaine and Sam give New Directions a special assignment while Mr. Schuester is away.
Ratings: 5.91 million viewers

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

Episode 4x18 - "Shooting Star"

Air Date: April 11th, 2013
Description: The members of New Directions are prepping for Regionals, but when an unthinkable event occurs at McKinley High, perspectives are put into order.
Ratings: 6.67 million viewers

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Who did you want to hug? - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 4x19 - "Sweet Dreams"

Air Date: April 18th, 2013
Description: When the New Directions find out this year’s Regional’s theme is “Dreams,” everyone has their own opinion as to what they should sing. Meanwhile, the day has finally come for Rachel to audition for the Broadway revival of “Funny Girl”.
Ratings: 6.14 million viewers

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Things You Might Have Misse... - last post by Majormanafemale

Episode 4x20 - "Lights Out"

Air Date: April 25th, 2013
Description: When the power goes out at McKinley High, Will and Finn enlist the members of New Directions to “unplug” and perform acoustic numbers. Meanwhile, Isabelle Wright asks Kurt to volunteer at the Vogue.com charity event, with Rachel and Santana in tow.
Ratings: 5.24 million viewers

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Things You Might Have Misse... - last post by glost

Episode 4x21 - "Wonder-ful"

Air Date: May 2nd, 2013
Description: The members of New Directions take on the greatest hits of music icon Stevie Wonder. Meanwhile, Artie receives news that could affect his future and his mom. In New York, Rachel prepares for her “Funny Girl” callback.
Ratings: 5.19 million viewers

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Things You Might Have Misse... - last post by Marine Dynamite

Episode 4x22 - "All Or Nothing"

Air Date: May 9th, 2013
Description: It’s finally time for Regionals, and the glee club is more determined than ever to advance to Nationals. Brittany returns from her MIT trip with a new attitude and Ryder finally has a lead on who is “catfishing” him.
Ratings: 5.92 million viewers

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Things You May Have Missed-... - last post by Majormanafemale