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Glee: Season 5 (2013-2014)

Seasons:
1
Glee: Season 1
Glee: Season 1
88%
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Sep 19, 2013
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Glee: Season 2
Glee: Season 2
86%
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Sep 19, 2013
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Glee: Season 3
Glee: Season 3
60%
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Sep 19, 2013
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Glee: Season 4
Glee: Season 4
69%
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Sep 19, 2013
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Average Rating: 6/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 3

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Season Info

A haunting sense of loss pervades the first few episodes of the musical dramedy's fifth season, due to the sudden and untimely death of actor Cory Monteith on July 13, 2013. The season's third installment, "The Quarterback," serves as a fitting tribute and a heartbreaking farewell to both Monteith and his character, Finn Hudson. As the season progresses, the storylines alternate between the gang at McKinley High and the alumni who have moved to New York City. Several cast members, including

Network: FOX

Premiere Date: Sep 19, 2013

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 26, 2013

Love, Love, Love

S5Ep1, Love Love Love: In the season premiere, the members of New Directions take on their biggest assignment yet: the Beatles! GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

2
Air date: Oct 3, 2013

Tina in the Sky With Diamonds

S5Ep2, Tina in the Sky with Diamonds: Tina is nominated for prom queen, in another Beatles-themed episode. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

3
Air date: Oct 10, 2013

The Quarterback

S5Ep3, The Quarterback: The McKinley High family, present and past, joins together to remember and celebrate the life of Finn Hudson. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

4
Air date: Jan 25, 2014

A Katy or a Gaga

S5Ep4, A Katy or a Gaga: The members of New Directions tackle their assignment of getting out of their comfort zones and determining whether they're more like "Katy" or "Gaga." GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

5
Air date: Nov 14, 2013

The End of Twerk

S5Ep5, The End of Twerk: The glee club learns the dance of the hour: twerking. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

6
Air date: Nov 21, 2013

Movin' Out

S5Ep6, Movin' Out: The New Directions pay homage to the Piano Man: Billy Joel. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

7
Air date: Nov 28, 2013

Puppet Master

S5Ep7, Puppet Master: Blaine believes he has the best plan to win Nationals, but his fellow glee club members accuse him of being too controlling. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

8
Air date: Dec 5, 2013

Previously Unaired Christmas

S5Ep8, Previously Unaired Christmas: The members of New Directions audition for roles in McKinley's living Nativity Scene, and Rachel, Kurt and Santana work as Santa's elves at a New York mall. GLEE airs Thursdays on FOX.

9
Air date: Feb 25, 2014

Frenemies

S5Ep9, Frenemies: In the Spring Premiere, Santana auditions for the role of Rachel's understudy in "Funny Girl." GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

10
Air date: Mar 4, 2014

Trio

When Sam, Tina and Blaine plan a lock-in at the school, Becky unexpectedly joins in; Elliot (Adam Lambert) gets caught in Santana and Rachel's feud.

11
Air date: Mar 11, 2014

City of Angels

S5Ep11, City of Angels: The members of New Directions travel to Los Angeles to compete in Nationals. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

12
Air date: Mar 18, 2014

100

S5Ep12, 100: Current and past members of New Directions reunite for one final assignment - to reinvent their favorite performances. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

13
Air date: Mar 25, 2014

New Directions

S5Ep13, New Directions: As the fate of the glee club becomes a reality, April (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) and Holly (guest star Gwyneth Paltrow) plan to save New Directions. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

14
Air date: Apr 1, 2014

New New York

New dreams are found in New York. (C) FOX

15
Air date: Apr 8, 2014

Bash

S5Ep15, Bash: Kurt is the victim of an attack. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

16
Air date: May 1, 2014

Tested

When the boys get tested for STDs, Artie tests positive for a disease and he's forced to tell his sexual partners. Meanwhile, Kurt and Blaine have relationship issues when Blaine puts on his ?freshman fifteen.?

17
Air date: May 8, 2014

Opening Night

S5Ep17, Opening Night: The night has finally arrived for Rachel's (Lea Michele) Broadway debut in "Funny Girl." GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

18
Air date: May 15, 2014

The Back-Up Plan

S5Ep18, The Back-Up Plan: Rachel jeopardizes her "Funny Girl" lead when she auditions for a television pilot. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

19
Air date: May 6, 2014

Old Dog New Tricks

S5Ep19, Old Dog New Tricks: Rachel attempts to salvage her reputation among Broadway gossipers by hiring Santana as her publicist. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

20
Air date: May 13, 2014

The Untitled Rachel Berry Project

S5Ep20, The Rachel Berry Project: In the Season Five finale, Rachel meets a famous television writer (guest star Kristen Schaal), whose eccentric personality catches Rachel off guard. GLEE airs Tuesdays on FOX.

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The execution was just straight-up cheeseball.

November 15, 2013 Full Review Source: The Loop
The Loop

It's wonderful to see that, despite the difficulties, the show has come back better than last year (for now) and apparently with a new spring in its step.

November 15, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Equals
TV Equals

To one degree or another, I was embarrassed for all the actors reaching beyond their talents to try to save bad writing and, far too often, delivering crying jags that rang completely false and hollow.

October 14, 2013 Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake Tribune

Overall, tonight was as awkward as expected. While it was a decent and typical Glee return, there's a sadness sort of looming over the show now. I'm interested to see where we'll go from here.

September 27, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Fanatic
TV Fanatic

"Love Love Love" isn't much of an episode, much less a premiere, but it's one hell of an antacid.

September 27, 2013 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club

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