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Glee: Season 1 (2009-2010)




Critic Consensus: Entertaining, snarky, and full of heart, Glee is an addictive, toe-tapping musical dramedy that hits all the right notes.


Air date: May 19, 2009
Air date: Sep 9, 2009
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Air date: Nov 11, 2009
Air date: Nov 18, 2009

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A musical comedy-drama about the social outcasts who make up the glee club at McKinley High School. In the first season, Spanish teacher Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) starts the club and protects it from the malevolent schemes of diabolical cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch), all the while dealing with a troubled marriage and a mutual attraction to McKinley's quirky guidance counsellor (Jayma Mays). The club's original core members are made up of pop-superstar wannabe Rachel Berry … More


Gregg Henry
as Quinn's Dad
Matthew Morrison
as Will Schuester
Josh Groban
as Himself
as Grace Hitchens
Matthew J. Morrison
as Will Schuester
Charlotte Ross
as Quinn's Mom
Jayma Mays
as Emma Pillsbury
Amber Riley
as Mercedes
Jessalyn Gilsig
as Terri Schuester
Jane Lynch
as Sue Sylvester
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Sandy Ryerson
Naya Rivera
as Santana Lopez
Jonathan Groff
as Jesse St. James
Victor Garber
as Will's Father
Idina Menzel
as Shelby Corcoran
Iqbal Theba
as Principal Figgins
Ken Choi
as Doctor
Kent Avenido
as Howard Bamboo
Sarah Drew
as Suzy Pepper
Molly Shannon
as Brenda Castle
Amy Hill
as Dr. Chin
Anna Camp
as Candace Dykstra
Telisha Shaw
as Arcadia
Chuck Spitler
as Randy Cusperberg
J.R. Nutt
as Edgar Newdle
Bill A. James
as Rod Remington
Bill A. Jones
as Rob Remington
Earlene Davis
as Andre Carmichael
Jeff Lewis
as Manager
Patricia Forte
as Donna Landries
Mary Jo Catlett
as Mrs. Carlisle
Max Adler
as Dave Karofsky
Ashley Fink
as Lauren Zizes
Dijon Talton
as Matt Rutherford
Gina Hecht
as Puck's Mom
Harry Shum Jr.
as Mike Chang
Aidan Friedman
as Giardi Triplet
Ben Friedman
as Giardi Triplet
Rizwan Manji
as Dr.Gidwani
Ethan Friedman
as Giardi Triplet
Thomasina Gross
as Perfect Engleberger
Josh Sussman
as Jacob Ben Israel
Darren Criss
as Blaine Anderson
Dean Geyer
as Brody Weston
Alex Newell
as Wade "Unique" Adams
Laura Dreyfuss
as Madison McCarthy
Billy Lewis Jr.
as Mason McCarthy
Noah Guthrie
as Roderick
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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (13)

When it succeeds, which is often, Glee is an exhilarating mashup of genres, combining highly arch satire with heart-on-its-sleeve musical dramedy.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

"Glee" has many things going for it, but one of its main attractions is that it's different.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Glee may never be able to recapture its initial glow and buzz, but if this is an indication of its future, I like where it's heading.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
TV Guide

"Glee" could have a hard time sustaining what it has set up. But the opening number gives us a rousing good show.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
New York Daily News
Top Critic

At its best, Glee is not just entertaining but elating, dramatizing Breakfast Club-quality teen angst with the aid of tight production numbers covering new and classic popular songs.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
Top Critic

Cynical, sweet and inestimably funny, Glee is by far the best show of the fall TV season.

Full Review… | May 19, 2009
Miami Herald
Top Critic

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