TV episodes The Best Glee Episodes of All Time  

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List Rules Best Glee episodes, no matter how popular they are. of All Time

List of the best Glee episodes, as determined by voters like you. The Fox megahit that made waves on TV and in the music world is a crowd pleasing, musical hit that touched out hearts. Starring one of the hottest TV show casts, Glee featured many cover songs better than the original. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Glee episodes of all time are. Fans of Glee are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List features episodes like "Nationals", "The Rocky Horror Glee Show", and many more. What is the best Glee episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Mash Off is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Mash Off Nov 15 2011 - "Mash Off" is the sixth episode of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the fiftieth overall. The episode was written by Michael Hitchcock and directed ...more

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Nationals is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Nationals May 15 2012 - "Nationals" is the twenty-first episode of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the sixty-fifth overall. Written by Ali Adler and directed by Eric ...more

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Original Song is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Original Song Mar 15 2011 - With Sue Sylvester coaching Aural Intensity, Blaine and the Warblers’ dynamic set list and tough judges Tammy Jean Albertson (guest star Griffin) and Sister Mary Constance (guest star Devine), ...more

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Born This Way is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Born This Way Apr 26 2011 - "Born This Way" is the eighteenth episode of the second season of the American television series Glee, and the fortieth episode overall. It originally aired on Fox in the United States ...more

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Never Been Kissed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Never Been Kissed Nov 09 2010 - The Girls vs. Boys Tournament returns, Kurt meets an ally from a rival glee club, Puck and Artie join forces and coach Beast is on the verge of quitting her job.

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Blame It on the Alcohol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Blame It on the Alcohol Feb 22 2011 - Principal Figgins teaches the student body about the danger of underage drinking, and the glee club is personally touched by the message. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester and Coach Beiste indulge in a ...more

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Sectionals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Sectionals Dec 09 2009 - "Sectionals" is the thirteenth episode of the American television series Glee. It premiered on the Fox network on December 9, 2009. The episode was written and directed by series ...more

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Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Goodbye May 22 2012 - The William McKinley High School class of 2012 graduates, and the glee club bids farewell to its graduating seniors.

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Britney/Brittany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Britney/Brittany Sep 28 2010 - When Brittany and the gang try to convince Mr. Schuester to let them do a Britney Spears number, he is reluctant to go that edgy. Meanwhile, an insecure Will is curious about Emma’s new beau, ...more

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Preggers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Preggers Sep 23 2009 - "Preggers" is the fourth episode of the American television series Glee. The episode premiered on the Fox network on September 23, 2009, and was written and directed by executive ...more

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Pilot May 19 2009 - Will Schuester an optimistic high school teacher, tries to reinvent the McKinley High School's glee club, while reinventing himself. He challenges a group of outcasts to realize their true star ...more

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The Sue Sylvester Shuffle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Sue Sylvester Shuffle Feb 06 2011 - A local football championship game takes place and the "Thriller" mash-up is performed during the halftime show. The Cheerios, McKinley High's cheerleading team, compete at Regionals.

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The Power of Madonna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Power of Madonna Apr 20 2010 - Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges ...more

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Duets is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Duets Oct 12 2010 - Finn and Rachel plan to throw the competition so Sam can win when club members are assigned duets; Mike, Tina and Artie find themselves in a love triangle.

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Michael is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Michael Jan 31 2012 - In a special episode celebrating the music of Michael Jackson, the rivalry between New Directions and the Warblers intensifies en route to Regionals. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel receive news ...more

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Prom-asaurus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Prom-asaurus May 08 2012 - Brittany goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts ...more

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Theatricality is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Theatricality May 25 2010 - The glee club gets some news that’s sure to rattle a few nerves. Meanwhile, Quinn connects with her “funky” side with a little help from Mercedes, and Will gets revenge on Sue.

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Wheels is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Wheels Nov 11 2009 - Will encourages the Glee Club to support Artie, and asks each of them to perform in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel compete for a big solo.

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The First Time is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The First Time Nov 08 2011 - "The First Time" is the fifth episode of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the forty-ninth overall. Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by ...more

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I Kissed a Girl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
I Kissed a Girl Nov 29 2011 - Finn tries to rally the rival show-choirs behind one of their own; Sue’s bid for political office causes heartbreak for another teacher; and the student body elections turn scandalous.

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Silly Love Songs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Silly Love Songs Feb 08 2011 - Love is in the air at McKinley High when the glee club sets up a kissing booth for Valentine's Day. Things don't go as planned, however, and hearts end up getting broken.

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Hold on to Sixteen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Hold on to Sixteen Dec 06 2011 - In an attempt to recruit a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam Evans and convinces him to come back to the glee club. Tina comes to the defense of Harry and encourages him to ...more

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New York is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
New York May 24 2011 - New Directions heads to Nationals to compete in the ultimate singing showdown.

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Asian F is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Asian F Oct 04 2011 - Emma gets a visit from her parents; Mike Chang's parents get involved when his grades aren't up to their standards.

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Prom Queen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Prom Queen May 10 2011 - "Prom Queen" is the twentieth episode of the second season of the American musical television series Glee, and the forty-second overall. It aired May 10, 2011 on Fox in the United ...more

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Hell-O is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Hell-O Apr 13 2010 - Fresh off their monumental win at Sectionals, New Directions is 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 ...more

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The Rocky Horror Glee Show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Rocky Horror Glee Show Oct 26 2010 - After learning of Emma's love of the film, Will has the glee club perform "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" for the school's annual musical.

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The Break-Up is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Break-Up Oct 04 2012 - Rachel and Kurt are caught off-guard when they get unexpected visits in New York City. Meanwhile, Santana and Brittany deal with the long distance between them, and Will and Emma disagree on a ...more

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Heart is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Heart Feb 14 2012 - In honor of Valentine's Day, Will challenges the New Directions to find and perform the world's greatest love songs. Meanwhile, Rachel's two dads Hiram and LeRoy Berry pay a visit to McKinley

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Yes/No is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Yes/No Jan 17 2012 - When Will tries to plan a special surprise for Emma, he enlists the glee club to help him sweep her off her feet. Meanwhile, Becky sets her sights on Artie, and Finn makes an announcement about ...more

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Journey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Journey to Regionals Jun 08 2010 - Quinn is getting more anxious by the minute as she expects the baby, plus, Regionals is finally here, but will the Glee Club be able to triumph over Sue Sylvester's plots?

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Guilty Pleasures is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Guilty Pleasures Mar 21 2013 - The New Directions tackle an assignment, meaning the songs as well as groups that everyone is too embarrassed to admit that they love.

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Rumours is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Rumours May 03 2011 - Sue Sylvester revives the school newspaper and decides to print a few inflammatory blind items. The glee club gains a whole new respect for Sam when they discover some interesting new ...more

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Grilled Cheesus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Grilled Cheesus Oct 05 2010 - Finn has an existential crisis when he believes he sees the face of Jesus in his grilled cheese sandwich. Meanwhile, the rest of the kids rally around Kurt after he has a crisis of his own that ...more

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Dance With Somebody is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Dance With Somebody Apr 24 2012 - The glee club pays homage to a true icon when they cover Whitney Houston's greatest hits. Meanwhile, Emma and Will are one step closer to their dream wedding.

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Funk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Funk Jun 01 2010 - Rachel confronts her mother, while Tina faces an identity crisis. New Directions were given a task to sing Lady GaGa songs.

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Showmance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Showmance Sep 09 2009 - "Showmance" is the second episode of the American television series Glee. The episode premiered on the Fox network on September 9, 2009. It was written by series co-creators Ryan ...more

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Mattress is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Mattress Dec 02 2009 - "Mattress", also known as "Once Upon a Mattress", is the twelfth episode of the American television series Glee. The episode premiered on the Fox network on December 2, 2009. ...more

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Funeral is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Funeral May 17 2011 - "Funeral" is the twenty-first episode of the second season of the American musical television series Glee, and the forty-third overall. It first aired May 17, 2011 on Fox in the United ...more

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Audition is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Audition Sep 21 2010 - After a tough loss at Regionals, the glee club is back as the underdogs of McKinley High. When the school is faced with even more budget cuts, Mr. Schuester pushes the kids to help recruit new ...more

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The Substitute is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Substitute Nov 16 2010 - After Mr. Schuester gets sick, a substitute teacher takes over the Glee Club and becomes a new love interest and competition for Will.

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A Very Glee Christmas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
A Very Glee Christmas Dec 07 2010 - "A Very Glee Christmas" is the tenth episode of the second season of the American musical television series Glee, and the thirty-second episode overall. It was written by series ...more

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Pot O' Gold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Pot O' Gold Nov 01 2011 - Irish exchange student Rory Flanagan arrives at McKinley High. He is living at Brittany's house, and she thinks he's a leprechaun. Mercedes starts recruiting for Shelby's new glee club, and ...more

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Ballad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Ballad Nov 18 2009 - Mr. Schuester has the Glee Club split up into pairs 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 has ...more

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Dream On is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Dream On May 18 2010 - Mr. Schuester’s former high school nemesis, Bryan Ryan, causes trouble for the glee club. Meanwhile, Rachel struggles with a life-long personal issue, and Artie’s dreams take him on an

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I Am Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
I Am Unicorn Sep 27 2011 - "I Am Unicorn" is the second episode of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the forty-sixth overall. The episode was written by series co-creator Ryan ...more

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The Rhodes Not Taken is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Rhodes Not Taken Sep 30 2009 - "The Rhodes Not Taken" is the fifth episode of the American television series Glee. It premiered on the Fox network on September 30, 2009 and was written by series co-creator Ian ...more

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Bad Reputation is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Bad Reputation May 04 2010 - Mr. Schuester starts an investigation when a salacious list about members of the glee club circulates the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Sue is mortified when a video of her performing the ...more

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The Purple Piano Project is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
The Purple Piano Project Sep 20 2011 - The glee kids are down in the dumps following their disappointing showing at Nationals, so Will assigns them a project to get them back on track. Meanwhile, Ms. Sylvester wants to go to ...more

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Extraordinary Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Glee Episodes of All Time
Extraordinary Merry Christmas Dec 13 2011 - "Extraordinary Merry Christmas" is the ninth episode and mid-season finale of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the fifty-third overall. Written by ...more