Glee: Season 5

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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 5

Glee: Season 5 is available to stream in Australia now... More on Google Play and Apple TV Store and Disney+ and Foxtel.

Glee: Season 5 episodes

Episode 5.1

Love, Love, Love

The members of New Directions are back in action and... More take on their biggest assignment yet: the Beatles! As Will enlists the kids to pay homage to the classic song catalog from the Fab Four, Blaine and Kurt attempt to answer questions about their future together. Meanwhile, Rachel's New York ambitions take an unexpected turn.

Episode 5.2

Tina in the Sky with Diamonds

As the Prom approaches, the race for Prom Queen brings... More out the best and the worst in candidates Tina and Kitty. Meanwhile, Sam tries to make a connection with a new school nurse, an increasingly discouraged Rachel waits for word on her Funny Girl callback, and Santana makes a new friend at work.

Episode 5.3

The Quarterback

The New Directions remember Finn.

Episode 5.4

A Katy or a Gaga

The members of New Directions tackle their assignment of getting... More out of their comfort zones and determining whether they're more like "Katy" (Perry) or (Lady) "Gaga." Kurt holds auditions for his new band and must decide if he'll let in the overly bold performer, Starchild. Meanwhile, Jake gets closer to Bree as he and Marley grow apart.


The End of Twerk

The glee club learns the dance of the hour: twerking.... More Meanwhile, Marley discovers Jake's relationship with Bree, and Rachel tries to convince Kurt they both should get tattoos.


Movin' Out

The New Directions pay homage to the Piano Man: Billy... More Joel. As graduation looms closer, the seniors make plans for their futures beyond the halls of McKinley.


Puppet Master

Blaine believes he has the best plan to win nationals,... More but the other club members think he's too controlling; members of Kurt's band disagree over the venue of their first gig; Sue gets in touch with her feminine side.


Previously Unaired Christmas

Sue Sylvester introduces the episode as a Christmas special that... More FOX did not allow to air from last year. The members of New Directions audition for roles in McKinley's living Nativity Scene. Meanwhile in New York, Rachel, Kurt and Santana work as Santa's elves at a mall.



Santana auditions and snags the role of Rachel’s understudy in... More “Funny Girl,” causing a feud between the roommates. Meanwhile, back in Lima, Tina and Artie compete against each other to be the class valedictorian.



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


City of Angels

The glee club -- and two special guests -- travels... More to Los Angeles to compete in nationals.



The glee club are saying goodbye to each other when... More two old guests come and decide to save the glee club.


New Directions

With the McKinley High glee club officially at an end,... More past and present members of New Directions look towards the future.


New New York

New Directions alumni adjust to their new lives in the... More city; Blaine and Sam move in with Kurt; Artie has difficulty adjusting to life in Manhattan; Rachel likes being a Broadway star; Mercedes works on her album.



Rachel is faced with a decision that pits her education... More against her career. Sam and Mercedes consider rekindling their romance. Kurt comes face-to-face with a hate-crime.



Blaine suffers a crisis of confidence after gaining the dreaded... More “Freshman Fifteen.” Artie discovers that his newfound success with the ladies comes at a price. Mercedes tells Sam she’s still a virgin.


Opening Night

The gang must rally an uncharacteristically insecure Rachel in time... More to make her Broadway debut in Funny Girl… but not everyone in the audience is wishing Rachel the best.


The Back-Up Plan

Rachel is presented with a unique opportunity which could either... More take her career to the next level, or possibly kill it entirely. Meanwhile, Mercedes asks for Santana’s help finding a “new sound” for her latest single, and a wealthy New York socialite takes Blaine under her wing.


Old Dog, New Tricks

Santana helps Rachel do damage control for her flagging public... More image; Kurt tries to help a home for retired Broadway performers with their production of Peter Pan; to prove he is responsible, Sam adopts a dog - despite Mercedes’ objections.


The Untitled Rachel Berry Project

Rachel meets a famous television writer, whose eccentric personality catches... More Rachel off guard. Meanwhile, Sam and Mercedes deal with the pressure of commitment as their careers take off, and the time has finally come for Blaine’s big showcase with June Dolloway at NYADA.

Glee: Season 5 | Ratings & Reviews

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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
Comedy, Musical
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