Glee: Season 1

TV-PG
2009
Poster for Glee: Season 1

In this musical comedy, optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing the high... More

Where to watch Glee: Season 1

Glee: Season 1 is available to stream in Australia now... More on Google Play and Apple TV Store and Disney+ and Foxtel.

Glee: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

Pilot

Optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his... More own passion while reinventing the McKinley High School’s glee club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their star potential. Going up against McKinley’s cruel high school caste system and facing harsh criticism from everyone around him, Will is determined to prove them all wrong.

Episode 1.2

Showmance

As McKinley High School's glee club begins new routines,... More a restriction forces them to make some choices. Will must decide whether to continue with his passion or provide for his wife, which ultimately brings him closer to Emma. As some members of New Directions grow closer romantically, other's intentions aren't supportive of the group.

Episode 1.3

Acafellas

As Will aims towards completing New Directions, a visit from... More his father reminds him how much this all means to him. New songs are introduced and a song originally given to a star, is given to a celibate. Will forms an all-male a cappella group, but when he neglects the glee club, the kids decide to hire a well-known choreographer to coach them. Meanwhile, Mercedes falls in love. The other six additions to New Directions are introduced. Josh Groban appears as himself.

Episode 1.4

Preggers

While Kurt tries out for the football team (taking a... More page from the glee playbook with him), Rachel storms out of glee practice when Will gives a plum part to Tina. Meanwhile, Sue comes up with a new plot to boost her program at glee's expense; and Quinn has news for Finn.

EPISODE 1.5

The Rhodes Not Taken

Will thinks the glee club desperately needs more of... More an edge, so he brings in his former classmate, April Rhodes, to spice things up. Will’s plan seems to be going smoothly until he realizes he may be losing a key member of the club.

EPISODE 1.6

Vitamin D

Will decides to give New Directions some competition between them... More by having the boys go against the girls. Terri becomes the school nurse to check on Will.

EPISODE 1.7

Throwdown

To cause distension among the Glee Club members, Sue forces... More the students to compete against each other, but the real showdown happens when she and Will get called into the principal’s office. Meanwhile, the Glee kids rally to support Quinn after some shocking news is revealed.

EPISODE 1.8

Mash-Up

Inspired the by the students, Will composes a mash-up for... More a very special occasion. Meanwhile, in a shocking reversal of roles, McKinley High’s cool kids are dethroned in an “icy” fashion, and Sue shows off her softer side.

EPISODE 1.9

Wheels

Will encourages the Glee Club to support Artie, and asks... More each of them to perform in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel compete for a big solo.

EPISODE 1.10

Ballad

Mr. Schuester has the Glee Club split up into pairs... More to sing their favorite ballad, but when one kid gets sick, he’s forced to step in and winds up in a sticky situation. Meanwhile, Finn and Quinn have to face the music when dinner with her parents goes awry.

EPISODE 1.11

Hairography

Concerned that Sue is up to no good, Will pays... More a visit to an instructor of a competing Glee Club to see what information Sue may be leaking, which leads to the club getting a look at their hair-rising competition. Meanwhile, Kurt gives Rachel a makeover to impress Finn, but he may have ulterior motives.

EPISODE 1.12

Mattress

When the Glee Club is left out of the yearbook... More because of budget cuts, everyone seems to be relieved that they won’t have to suffer the ridicule of years past. Everyone except Rachel, that is, who wants her legacy cemented in print. Meanwhile, Quinn makes it her mission to be in the Cheerios yearbook photo, and Will and Terri’s relationship is shaken to its core.

EPISODE 1.13

Sectionals

Sectionals is finally here for the Glee Club, but when... More Quinn’s secret unravels, the club may not be able to recover in time to compete. Meanwhile, Sue’s scheming hits an all-time high, and with Emma and Ken’s marriage looming, Will makes a decision that could change his life forever.

EPISODE 1.14

Hell-O

Fresh off their monumental win at Sectionals, New Directions is... More on top of the world. With an extra spring in their step, they get to work on new numbers for regionals. But when Rachel and Finn’s budding romance hits a bump in the road after she becomes involved with a competitor, Jesse St. James, it threatens to derail the entire club. Mr. Schuester pays a visit to Shelby Corcoran, coach of Vocal Adrenaline, to confirm Jesse’s motives. Meanwhile, Will is newly single, but is he ready to take his relationship with Emma to the next level? And to top it all off, Sue Sylvester returns from her condo in Boca with a renewed focus on destroying Will and disbanding the glee club.

EPISODE 1.15

The Power of Madonna

Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee... More club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges the entire team to choose Madonna songs as their next assignment in the hopes that the girls embrace her strength, independence and confidence and that the guys will see the error of their misogynistic ways. The glee club takes the assignment to heart as they perform some of Madonna’s greatest hits, including “Express Yourself” and “Like A Prayer.” Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a vote of confidence with a makeover that is definitely in “Vogue”.

EPISODE 1.16

Home

When Kurt sets his dad, Burt, up with an unexpected... More partner his plan for a nuclear family may backfire. Sue demands that the Cheerios! go on a crazy diet in preparation for a big interview with “Splits” magazine and April Rhodes returns to save Will and the glee club.

EPISODE 1.17

Bad Reputation

Mr. Schuester starts an investigation when a salacious list about... More members of the glee club circulates the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Sue is mortified when a video of her performing the Olivia Newton-John classic "Physical" surfaces

EPISODE 1.18

Laryngitis

When a sore throat affects Rachel's singing voice, she goes... More into panic mode. Meanwhile, Kurt tries to change his persona to impress his father, and Puck makes a strategic move to elevate his social status.

EPISODE 1.19

Dream On

Mr. Schuester’s former high school nemesis, Bryan Ryan, causes trouble... More for the glee club. Meanwhile, Rachel struggles with a life-long personal issue, and Artie’s dreams take him on an adventure.

EPISODE 1.20

Theatricality

Mr. Schuester encourages the glee club to express themselves using... More the music of Lady Gaga. Meanwhile, Rachael has a life-changing encounter, and Tina embraces her inner Goth.

EPISODE 1.21

Funk

The glee club gets some news that’s sure to rattle... More a few nerves. Meanwhile, Quinn connects with her “funky” side with a little help from Mercedes, and Will gets revenge on Sue.

EPISODE 1.22

Journey to Regionals

The moment New Directions has been waiting for has finally... More arrived: it’s time for Regionals! But when Sue pulls a fast one on Will and the glee clubbers, their chances at the title could be compromised. Meanwhile, Quinn’s life changes forever.

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Award winner
Outstanding Casting & Guest Actress (Gwyneth Paltrow), Emmys 2011; Outstanding Directing (Ryan Myrphy), Supporting Actress (Jane Lynch), Guest Actor (Neil Patrick Harris) & Sound Mixing, Emmys 2010; Best Comedy/Musical Series & Supporting Actor, Golden Globes 2011
Rating
TV-PG,
Genre
Comedy, Musical
Country of origin
USA