The show about nothing — The problem with Glee’s second season

A few of the series I regularly cover here at TVS are on hiatus this week. In lieu of writing reviews of new episodes, I thought this would be a good time to take stock of where we’ve been this season and where we’re headed in the final string of episodes. In these posts I’ll … Continue reading The show about nothing — The problem with Glee’s second season

Glee, “Sexy”

At this point, I have resigned myself to the fact that Glee is only going to produce episodes like "Duets" on rare occasions and the rest of the time, the series is going to be horribly messy, swinging from one extreme to another. As a viewer and "critic," watching Glee has become something of an … Continue reading Glee, “Sexy”

Glee, “Special Education”

Glee's competition episodes should be a big event. Of all the things the series does really well, it's big, celebratory moments. Those moments don't require any subtlety and instead the series can just revel in grand gestures, lots of smiles and soaring hooks. The wedding sequences last week we just wonderful, despite the angelic rendering of … Continue reading Glee, “Special Education”