Season 6 Episode 1: “Loser Like Me”
Directed by Bradley Brueker
Created & Written by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan
Starring Lea Michelle, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Dot Jones, Amber Riley, and Chord Overstreet
Air Date: Friday, January 9, 2015, 8pm
Glee begins its swan song tonight with a 2-part opener that brings everyone back home to Lima, Ohio. Although some feel that the show should have ended before the main members graduated, ending it this year does feel right.
Glee has always really been about misfits (ok – really pretty misfits) coming together and singing (and sometimes dancing) their feelings. It’s cheesy, it’s campy, it really stretches the boundaries on what actually happens in high school, but it still has what draw Gleeks to it in the first place – the songs. I still YouTube certain favorites like the “Dream On” duet by Matthew Morrison and Neil Patrick Harris (who hit the high note!); “Forget You” by Holly Holiday (Gwyneth Paltrow); the entire Rocky Horror episode, Artie (Kevin McHale) doing the “Safety Dance”; the Warblers singing “Teenage Dream” or singing anything; Puck (Mark Salling) singing “Beth” by KISS; and so much more.
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