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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 10 years ago - 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 potential, while facing harsh criticism from everyone in the school.

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Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
Your resentment is delicious.
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Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
New Directions!
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
#I'm there ##
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
My gold stars are a metaphor for me being a star.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
I was given dance lessons, vocal lessons...
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
#Aworld that's full of happiness #
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
#Sit down You're rockin' the boat #
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
But you're running detention for free to make it up to me.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- I'm, uh, monitoring after-school detention. - What?
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Yeah. I hope you're not too upset.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
Well, I need more kids... Performers.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
Last month, they held down one of their teammates, shaved off his eyebrows...
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
You don't listen, you do laps. You mouth off, you do laps.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Thank you.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
I suddenly realized why I had wanted to do this thing in the first place.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
I'm pretty sure that much pot is a felony. Yeah.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
I never knew my dad. He died in Iraq when we were fighting Osama bin Laden the first time.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- #Squeezin' # - Man, it set my soul on fire.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
I'm running detention now, so you can do six weeks after school.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
- #T he one that I want # - Oh, hell to the no!
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
and I was wondering if you might want to come chaperone with me.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
You know, it's really hard for me not having the things that I need.
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Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
Why?
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
- Which doesn't bother me. - Or I tell you I'm suffering from cluster headaches.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
Adios, amigo.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
Let's pray.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
But we've been together since high school.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
But I honestly don't think that they've got the talent that we've got.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
#You'll know, know, know #
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
Wait, wait, wait.
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Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
#On a jet plane #
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
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- Didn't see you at Glee Club today. - Is that still happening?
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
Look, if I joined the flag team, you'd beat the crap out of me.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
Thank you. Oh, my God. The smell.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
#Shadows searching in the nights #
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
I wasn't actually there for that, but I'm really sorry.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Yeah, I knew before we were halfway through with that number that we were gonna win.
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
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#Just a city boy #

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New Directions!
#3
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
#I'm there ##
#4
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
My gold stars are a metaphor for me being a star.
#5
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
I was given dance lessons, vocal lessons...
#6
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
#Aworld that's full of happiness #
#7
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
#Sit down You're rockin' the boat #
#8
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But you're running detention for free to make it up to me.
#11
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- I'm, uh, monitoring after-school detention. - What?
#12
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Yeah. I hope you're not too upset.
#13
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Well, I need more kids... Performers.
#15
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Last month, they held down one of their teammates, shaved off his eyebrows...
#16
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
You don't listen, you do laps. You mouth off, you do laps.
#17
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Thank you.
#18
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I suddenly realized why I had wanted to do this thing in the first place.
#19
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
I'm pretty sure that much pot is a felony. Yeah.
#20
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
I never knew my dad. He died in Iraq when we were fighting Osama bin Laden the first time.
#21
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- #Squeezin' # - Man, it set my soul on fire.
#22
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
I'm running detention now, so you can do six weeks after school.
#23
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
- #T he one that I want # - Oh, hell to the no!
#24
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
and I was wondering if you might want to come chaperone with me.
#25
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You know, it's really hard for me not having the things that I need.
#26
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Why?
#28
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- Which doesn't bother me. - Or I tell you I'm suffering from cluster headaches.
#29
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
Adios, amigo.
#30
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Let's pray.
#31
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
But we've been together since high school.
#32
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
But I honestly don't think that they've got the talent that we've got.
#33
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#You'll know, know, know #
#35
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Wait, wait, wait.
#36
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#On a jet plane #
#40
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- Didn't see you at Glee Club today. - Is that still happening?
#42
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
Look, if I joined the flag team, you'd beat the crap out of me.
#43
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
Thank you. Oh, my God. The smell.
#44
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
#Shadows searching in the nights #
#45
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
I wasn't actually there for that, but I'm really sorry.
#46
Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47 #47 Recap of Glee Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Yeah, I knew before we were halfway through with that number that we were gonna win.
#48
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#Just a city boy #
#50