in the second season, carol burnett appears as sue's "famous nazi hunter" mother, kari coleman appears as donna jackson, becky jackson's mother, and daniel roebuck appears twice as paul karofsky, father of mckinley high student dave karofsky, a role he reprises in the third season. at brittany's suggestion, sue arranges for santana to get a cheerleading scholarship to a top college program, though at graduation, santana decides she wants to go to new york to perform, and her mother presents her with the money to help fund the attempt. in the episode "dream on", it is revealed that shelby is, in fact, rachel's biological mother. but in the wake of the death of one of the show’s lead actors before the end of the show, it’s fair to wonder what’s going on with the rest of the cast. the duet ends in another fight between them and finn asks them to reveal their greatest fear to each other. james poniewozik of time felt that carole's reaction to the news of quinn's pregnancy demonstrated how far glee had evolved from the "broadly caricatured show" it was in its early episodes. she is attracted to jake puckerman, who is also new at mckinley, but although the attraction seems mutual, she is upset to discover he is dating kitty, a cheerleader and popular girl. i had to google that because i watched about three episodes of glee before i threw a slurpee on my television. marley goes to thank him as he's packing up, and when he says he'll miss teaching them, tells him he's a good teacher, and should get a teaching degree. cory monteith has deemed his casting "spot on" as his lack of formal training is reflected in the abilities of his character, finn hudson. he is a younger half-brother of puck, whom he has never met. she and rival glee club director dalton rumba give principal figgins proof that sue helped them cheat, leading to sue's suspension. "tony winners chenoweth, garber, and monk join cast of fox's glee". sue then blackmails principal figgins to reinstate the club, giving them another year to prove their worth to the school. sue helps coach the glee club, and they win at nationals, which puts her back in charge of cheerleading. april then decides to buy the glee club their auditorium back, now called the april rhodes civic pavilion, and return to broadway to back an all-white version of the wiz. once she joins the glee club, she forms friendships with the other students in the club.^ "john lock, drummer for hit series "glee," performs on oprah"." quinn joins the glee club because finn is a member, and because cheerleading coach sue sylvester wants her to bring the club down from the inside. coach roz appeared again in "the spanish teacher", during which she directs a routine for the cheerios, to cheerleading coach sue sylvester's disgust. barbara tarbuck appears in the third season as nancy bletheim, a geometry teacher who's been at mckinley high for 42 years, who supports sue's congressional run. becky does everything sue tells her to do, including heckling the glee club in "a night of neglect", though her honest reactions to events have an effect on sue. "ask ausiello: spoilers on glee, bones, castle, fringe, chuck, fringe and more! "after 'idol' there's 'glee,' a comedy with cool music". he later finds out that "katie" is someone in the glee club when he calls the number while being in the choir room and the phone goes off.
although, she has felt more confident about herself since she joined the new directions, she still struggles with others accepting her. faking a depression after the loss, sue joins the glee club for a week; when she can't destroy it from within, she decides to coach one of their rivals, aural intensity, to a regionals victory over new directions, but new directions emerges victorious. bryan appears in "dream on" as a school board member, out to cut district arts programs and the mckinley high glee club in particular as revenge for the latter giving him false hope back when he was its lead singer. crystal bell of huffington post said of her first appearance only that leakes "does well", but by the time of her third appearance in "big brother", after having praised guest star matt bomer, she added that "he's no nene leakes, but not everyone can be that fabulous". she comes from a low-income family, her mother, millie rose, works at the school's cafeteria and is morbidly obese. the season three premiere, as a show of loyalty to sue, she participates in setting one of the glee club's pianos on fire and is dismissed from new directions by mr.. sandy ryerson is said to have behaved sexually inappropriately towards him, leading to sandy's dismissal and a restructuring of the glee club. "glee gets a (controversial) injection of latina flavor from ivonne coll". kitty is unhappy with losing jake, and with his attraction to marley rose; when marley is favored to win the role of sandy the school musical grease, kitty decides to audition for the role herself, and predicts that marley will start to gain large amounts of weight to become like her obese mother, who works in the mckinley cafeteria. henson, guitarist") for having a line of dialogue in "a very glee christmas". goolsby (cheyenne jackson) is the director of rival glee club vocal adrenaline who replaces shelby corcoran (idina menzel) when she leaves the post after leading the team to four national championships in a row. she is first introduced in "homecoming" alongside her twin brother mason. jake and ryder briefly compete for marley's affections, but she chooses jake when kitty convinces her that ryder called off their date because of her weight when he was really seeing a dyslexia specialist, and they subsequently begin dating. the fourth season began with fourteen in the main cast, with chord overstreet being promoted, and mays and agron were removed and demoted to recurring cast. big reasons there should be another season of 13 reasons why. instead of using traditional network casting calls, murphy spent three months on broadway, where he found matthew morrison (will schuester), who had previously starred on stage in hairspray and the light in the piazza, lea michele (rachel berry), who starred in spring awakening, and jenna ushkowitz (tina cohen-chang), from the broadway revival of the king and i. holly makes a return appearance in the episode "sexy", this time subbing for mckinley's sex education teacher. "'glee' recap: ricky martin is sexy and he knows it". "naya rivera from 'glee' talks santana, singing and spencer pratt". "'glee' guitarist derik nelson to perform fundraiser concert at century high school". to us weekly, the former glee co-stars who are now husband and wife are. the two of them come to blows over her in the choir room, and are assigned to share their deepest fears with one another by finn, who is directing the club while will is in washington. "lights out", she reveals to ryder, who had been sexually abused when eleven, that she had been sexually abused in sixth grade by her friend's older brother at a sleepover, but when she told people what happened, nobody believed her. sue's sister, jean, dies later in the season, and sue is devastated and unable to cope; when new directions helps with funeral arrangements and performs at jean's funeral, sue says she's giving up her frequent attempts to destroy the glee club, but she's back to her old ways in the third season when school starts in the fall. "'glee': the top 5 reasons to rewatch 'the rhodes not taken'".
 michele took the role in glee because of rachel's characterization, explaining: "not only is she a singer, but she has so much heart—i think it's what we need on tv. she is later transferred to another school by sue sylvester as she wants to remove all the remaining members of glee club in the school. in 2020, the two of them are well-known actors who also teach students in schools to accept everyone. mcginty was retained as a recurring cast member past his initial seven-episode prize through the end of the third season, but is not at mckinley as the fourth season begins. actor oliver kieran jones first appears in the fourth-season episode "sadie hawkins" in a recurring role as adam crawford, a nyada senior and the leader of the schools glee club: adam's apples, which kurt looks into joining when he starts classes at the school for the spring semester." michele described the first thirteen episodes of the series as: "rachel's journey of finding herself within the glee club", explaining that: "she's learning how to be a team player and work within this group. nyada, rachel struggles to impress her dance teacher, cassandra july, and embarks on a new romance with upperclassman brody weston..in one of the cast photo shoots that they did, they actually looked like an engaged couple having their engagement photo taken. though she is immediately accepted into the club, sue sylvester contacts dustin goolsby, the new director of rival glee club vocal adrenaline, who secures permanent u. later reconciles with kurt and proposes him for marriage getting help from all the other show choirs. their relationship does not solidify over the remainder of the season, however, and emma starts dating carl howell (john stamos) at the end of the school year.: glee (tv series) characterslists of comedy television characterslists of drama television characterslists of american television series charactersfictional singershidden categories: all articles with dead external linksarticles with dead external links from january 2011articles with attributed pull quotesofficial website not in wikidata. on aug 9, 2011which on-screen glee romances have also gone off-screen? agron (quinn fabray) was the last primary actor to be cast, having won the role only days before the pilot began filming. "'glee': mark salling is still a regular and puck will be back". hudson (cory monteith) is overheard singing in the mckinley high lockerroom shower by will schuester and subsequently blackmailed to try out for the glee club, new directions. gregg henry and charlotte ross play quinn's parents russell and judy fabray in the tenth episode; ross makes additional appearances in each of the first three seasons. she is made fun of by students and the glee club members initially for her weight, but when they discover she is marley's mom they stand up for her. was already a well-known comedic character actor and improvisor from her many appearances in christopher guest films when she landed the role of sue sylvester, the crypto-fascist gym teacher. the show is cancelled after a single episode; she gets depressed and returns to lima and tries to revive the glee club with the aid of kurt, who is on leave from nyada. henson, lock and nelson appear, with the jazz ensemble, in the flashforward to 2020, accompanying the collected cast in the final performance of the show's final episode. the casting notice for the role of sandy read, in part, "he's gay, but covers it . near the end of the season, he hires the glee club to perform at the school's junior prom. "glee project's samuel larsen on christianity, sexuality, and cutting his trademark hair". hertford appears as dakota stanley, a glee club choreographer who worked for vocal adrenaline early in season one, and was briefly hired by new directions.
"'glee' is back, and it has fixed (almost) all its problems". grease, kitty joins new directions in "dynamic duets", and when last year's graduates of the glee club—which won a nationals championship—return to mentor the new members prior to sectionals competition, kitty is mentored by her idol, former head cheerleader quinn fabray. season guest stars include victor garber and debra monk as will's parents, and gina hecht plays puck's mother in the eighth episode, and is seen again in the third-season finale and the fourth season's holiday episode. coach beiste breaks up a fight between him and another student, and helps him get a retest and to study for it. in the episode "glease", kitty, who had been the other candidate for sandy, convinces marley that she is genetically predisposed to be overweight by secretly taking in her costumes, and that she needs to induce vomit in order to maintain a desirable weight. overstreet was promoted to the main cast in the fourth season. the idea of his character interacting with brittany was first broached in the penultimate episode of the glee project, with the judges speculating that brittany would not be able to understand a word the character said due to his irish accent.^ "audio: glee's chord overstreet says 'sam' went from gay to straight". she dealt with the tragedy of losing her ex-boyfriend, fellow cast member cory monteith to a drug overdose in 2013. marley is initially introduced as a shy, sweet, intelligent "wallflower" who was frequently bullied and an outcast at her previous schools. glee's executive producer brad falchuk responded that while he understood the concern and frustration of disability advocates, mchale had the singing and acting ability, talent and charisma required for the role. prior to appearing in glee, morris was a back-up dancer for beyoncé knowles. mchale described artie as a "nerd" who loves the glee club wholeheartedly and uses it as a form of escapism. he has transferred to another high school from mckinley for his senior year; he sees kurt in a gay bar, and tells kurt he has become a regular there and feels accepted. "ryan murphy tweets 'glee'-ful pic of kurt's 'sex'-y new mentor, isabelle". when antagonism flares between the football team's glee and non-glee factions, beiste forces the entire football team to work together with the glee club for one week; despite encountering resistance and set-backs, the plan is ultimately successful and the team wins the championship game. though glee's fave on-screen couple, rachel and finn and real-life couple, lea michele and cory monteith, ended with cory's tragic death, you might find bittersweet comfort in the fact that glee brought together another couple that got married in a super-secret ceremony months ago! ivonne coll plays santana's grandmother in "i kissed a girl"; gloria estefan appears as her mother, maribel lopez, in the graduation finale to the third season, "goodbye". pierre, "a retired wood shop teacher with an excellent singing voice". in season 4, she reveals that she has romantic feelings for will but will does not and he tries to help her by making her an online dating profile. initial main cast encompassed club director and spanish (later history) teacher will schuester (matthew morrison), cheerleading coach sue sylvester (jane lynch), guidance counselor emma pillsbury (jayma mays), will's wife terri (jessalyn gilsig), and eight club members played by dianna agron, chris colfer, kevin mchale, lea michele, cory monteith, amber riley, mark salling and jenna ushkowitz. jesse and rachel begin dating, and he briefly transfers to mckinley high, joining new directions. billboard's rae votta said she was "arguably the best part" of "yes/no", and after her second appearance in "the spanish teacher", declared that the show "should never let nene go". in the third season, her junior year and his senior year, she helps mike when he decides to try out for the school musical and then to apply to dance school, and tells rachel and the other girls that she had sex for the first time with mike over the summer, losing her virginity. sue makes a deal with figgins: if she helps the glee club win the nationals competition, she will regain full control of the cheerios.
" sue enlists cheerleaders quinn, brittany and santana to help her bring the glee club down from the inside. is briefly seen in the season four episode "shooting star" as a potential match for coach beiste on an online dating site. "glee project winner damian mcginty talks sinatra, jane lynch, and his almost elimination". for season six, she helps rachel and kurt with their new glee club and helps becky with her new boyfriend. "sue" sylvester (jane lynch) is the coach of the cheerleading squad called the cheerios, and the glee club's "arch-nemesis. "glee guest matt bomer on living out his duran duran fantasy, kissing jane lynch and more! after tina's proposal to mike chang is rejected, artie promises that if they are both single in ten years that they should marry each other. she, along with some of the other members of new directions transfer to other schools when the glee club is disbanded. figgins allows will to take over the school glee club; however, he insists that the students must place at regionals in order for the club to continue. "video: glee's dot-marie jones calls her coach beiste role an overwhelming dream come true". it’s safe to say that most of the stars of glee are living normal, happy lives, and salling is an unfortunate exception. newell was a runner-up in the glee project's first season, and his prize was a two-episode arc on glee. jones received an emmy nomination for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her work as beiste in glee's second season, and submitted her performance in the episode "never been kissed" for final judging. "'glee' does 'duets' (videos): sparks for sam and quinn, mike chang's breakout moment". in the fourth season, rob and betty adams, the parents of wade "unique" adams, appear in the sixth episode, "glease", and are played by mark christopher lawrence and davenia mcfadden; jake puckerman's mother is played by aisha tyler, and appears in "glee, actually"; and katey sagal plays the mother of artie abrams, and appeared in the penultimate episode, "wonder-ful". puck joins will's all-male a cappella group, the acafellas, hoping to impress the mothers at the school's pta meeting, as he prefers older women. second, third, and fourth seasons of glee all open with a documentary made by jacob, focusing on the recent happenings at mckinley and the glee club in particular.] ends up not being the boor we think he's going to be is one of the first signs that glee is growing up as a series, that having established a world of primary-color stereotypes, it's now willing to subvert those expectations. "backstage at american idol: jessica sanchez spills on glee guest spot! after 5 years, he along with kurt give performances for the lgbt community and teach the students in schools to accept everyone. though they're not starring on glee together anymore, melissa is soon going to be on your screen again, starring as the title character/superhero on nbc's supergirl, which is awesome! finn, who had held the glee club together after marley's fainting had almost ended it, has to leave new directions when will and he are at loggerheads. he is not admitted to the glee club, but when director will schuester discovers that jake is related to puck, he personally invites jake to join new directions, telling jake that he is talented, and he thinks joining will help him as it did puck, but jake declines. "emma from 'glee': the most fashionable character on tv right now? "glee exclusive: season 4 premiere title hints at major shift for (spoiler)".