- TV. Watch. Repeat. -All About 'Glee' & Its Drama-Filled Legacy
When the glee club in Glee sang "Don't Stop Believin'" in the pilot episode, was it a triumphant moment of the underdog, or a plea from the series that would soon fall so far from grace? One could argue either, but everyone can agree the series premiere that launched a million wedding playlists is a classic, and not just because of the Journey hat-tip. Satire, songs, and Sue Sylvester — Glee appeared to have it all, prior to a sophomore slump for the ages.
So, for our latest episode of TV. Watch. Repeat., my co-host Allison Piwowarski and I digest and examine the history Glee and its pilot, which turned Lea Michele from Broadway darling to Hollywood diva in just 40 minutes. What happened behind-the-scenes at Glee to turn it into a phenomenon, and what happened behind-the-scenes at Glee to turn it into a disaster? We get into it all.
Grab your slushie and enjoy our latest episode of TV. Watch. Repeat. on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. And be sure to check out our daily pop culture podcast, Pop Chaser, for all your entertainment headline needs!