Will Schuester an optimistic high school teacher, tries to reinvent the McKinley High Schools glee club, while reinventing himself. He challenges a group of outcasts to realize their true star potential, while facing harsh criticism from everyone in the school.
Episode 2 - Showmance
The Glee Club performs for the school for the first time. Meanwhile, when Quinn sees that Rachel has feelings for Finn, she goes to any length to keep him. Later, Mr. Schuesters wife reveals some surprising news.
Episode 3 - Acafellas
Will forms an a capella group and spends more time with them than he does with New Directions after he is asked to perform at the PTA meeting with some surprising additions to his group. Meanwhile, Kurt is under pressure in his life which isnt helped by Mercedes newfound interest in finding a relationship.
Episode 4 - Preggers
Kurt joins the football team just to impress his father. Finn and Quinns relationship gets a shocking development.
Episode 5 - The Rhodes Not Taken
A new face stirs things up for New Directions when April Rhodes (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) lends her voice to the show.
Episode 6 - Vitamin D
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.
Episode 7 - Throwdown
Sues new job as Glee co chair gives her new opportunities to break up the club as she introduces a tough competition to the group.
Episode 8 - Mash Up
Inspired by the students, Will composes a mash up for a very special occasion. Meanwhile, in a shocking reversal of roles, McKinley Highs cool kids are dethroned in an icy fashion, and Sue shows off her softer side in the Mash Up episode of GLEE.
Episode 9 - Wheels
Will encourages the Glee Club to support Artie, and asks each of them to perform in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel compete for a big solo.
Episode 10 - Ballad
Mr. Schuester has the Glee Club split up into pairs to sing their favorite ballad, but when one kid gets sick, hes forced to step in and winds up in a sticky situation. Meanwhile, Finn has dinner with Quinns parents.
Episode 11 - Hairography
Eve guest stars as a rival glee clubs instructor. The Glee Club checks out their hair raising competition, and Kurt gives Rachel a makeover.
Episode 12 - Mattress
When the Glee Club is left out of the yearbook because of budget cuts, everyone seems to be relieved that they wont have to suffer the ridicule of years past. Everyone except Rachel, that is, who wants her legacy cemented in print. Meanwhile, Quinn makes it her mission to be in the Cheerios yearbook photo, and Will and Terris relationship is shaken to its core.
Episode 13 - Sectionals
Sectionals is finally here for the Glee Club, but when Quinns secret unravels, the club may not be able to recover in time to compete. Meanwhile, Sues scheming hits an all time high, and with Emma and Kens marriage looming, Will makes a decision that could change his life forever.
Episode 14 - Hell O
Fresh off their monumental win at Sectionals, New Directions is on top of the world. With an extra spring in their step, they get to work on new numbers for Regionals. But when Rachel and Finns budding romance hits a bump in the road after she becomes involved with a competitor, Jesse St. James , it threatens to derail the entire club. Mr. Schuester pays a visit to Shelby Corcoran, coach of Vocal Adrenaline, to confirm Jesses motives. Meanwhile, Will is newly single, but is he ready to take his relationship with Emma to the next level And to top it all off, Sue Sylvester returns from her condo in Boca with a renewed focus on destroying Will and disbanding the glee club.
Episode 15 - The Power of Madonna
Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges the entire team to choose Madonna songs as their next assignment in the hopes that the girls embrace her strength, independence and confidence and that the guys will see the error of their misogynistic ways. The glee club takes the assignment to heart as they perform some of Madonnas greatest hits, including Express Yourself and Like A Prayer. Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a vote of confidence with a makeover that is definitely in Vogue.
Episode 16 - Home
When Kurt sets his dad, Burt, up with an unexpected partner his plan for a nuclear family may backfire. Sue demands that the Cheerios go on a crazy diet in preparation for a big interview with Splits magazine and April Rhodes returns to save Will and the glee club.
Episode 17 - Bad Reputation
Mr. Schuester starts an investigation when a salacious list about members of the glee club circulates the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Sue is mortified when a video of her performing the Olivia Newton John classic Physical surfaces
Episode 18 - Laryngitis
When a sore throat affects Rachels singing voice, she goes into panic mode. Meanwhile, Kurt tries to change his persona to impress his father, and Puck makes a strategic move to elevate his social status.
Episode 19 - Dream On
Mr. Schuesters former high school nemesis, Bryan Ryan, causes trouble for the glee club. Meanwhile, Rachel struggles with a life long personal issue, and Arties dreams take him on an adventure.
Episode 20 - Theatricality
Rachel confronts her mother, while Tina faces an identity crisis. New Directions were given a task to sing Lady GaGa songs.
Episode 21 - Funk
The glee club gets some news thats sure to rattle a few nerves. Meanwhile, Quinn connects with her funky side with a little help from Mercedes, and Will gets revenge on Sue.
Episode 22 - Journey to Regionals
Quinn is getting more anxious by the minute as she expects the baby, plus, Regionals is finally here, but will the Glee Club be able to triumph over Sue Sylvesters plots