Weekly Gleek: Brittany & Santana's Infinite Playlist (plus the winners of e! Online's Top TV Couple Poll, Faberry!)
Ice fishing with Tony Danza, a bear cub in a gorilla suit, and a spookily prescient/accidental tribute to Whitney Houston’s memory are just the tip of this week’s iceberg of awesome. Have y’all noticed how much better Glee gets when they embrace their insanity? Of course, top billing this week goes to Brittana, who finally, FINALLY got their sweet lady kisses, with a healthy side dose of damn the man and progressive religious tolerance. There was a lot to love in this episode, so let’s dive right in to the pool, shall we? I’d like to thank my daddy for making this review possible (and PS, he’s not in the mafia).
The first thing we get this week is a featured storyline for my favorite non-original cast member, Sugar. She struts into the choir room amid coupley-bliss from Mike and Tina, Finn and Rachel, & Brittany and Santana, and announces that they don’t have to have any demeaning fundraisers this year because she’s got a wad of cash in her Hello Kitty purse big enough to subsidize their entire competition budget for the rest of the year. Meanwhile, Kurt’s sad panda face tells us all that Blaine is still away in the hospital—and by “hospital,” we mean Broadway.
Homegirl loves the sound of applause. Even if she has to pay for it.
Now it’s time to meet The God Squad—no, not Ben Stiller and Edward Norton, but McKinley’s Christian student club, populated by Quinn, Mercedes, Sam, and the newest Glee Project guest star, homeschooled hippie Jesus look-alike Joe Hart (Samuel Larson). Aside from the Bible quote tattoos, he actually looks like every straight guy I was friends with in college. What up, lesbro!
They agree to take over the fundraiser idea from glee club, delivering singing Valentines on behalf on any student willing to fork over $10 for their trouble. Of course you already know where this is going, but for now we’ll move on to Finn and Rachel, who each got an urgent note from Mandy Patinkin asking them to meet him in the Fire Swamp with Andre the Giant. But when they arrive, no swordfighting Spaniards await them; it’s just Rachel’s dads, Hiram and LeRoy Berry, who make their grand entrance on a rolling piano while singing “Goin’ to the Chapel.” LeRoy, as the dad played by