Glee "Diva" Review: No More Miss Nice Tina (and WTF, Finn/Emma?!)

Glee S04E13: “Diva”

Wow. Okay. Where to start, Glee? Where to start? After last week’s actually-not-terrible “Naked” explored body issues in a way that didn’t suck, Glee opted to follow up its victory with “Diva,” a celebration of everything awful about its characters. Santana dropped out of college because people didn’t appreciate her “honesty.” Kurt called Rachel out on being a prima donna, which would have meant more if Kurt himself wasn’t also an ego with legs. Finn kissed Emma during a meltdown because I guess we need that storyline. I’m entertained, Glee, but I don’t think I’m entertained the way you intended me to be. But at least I’m entertained!

Finn struggled to figure out how to motivate and inspire the New Directions to give their all at the upcoming Regionals, an opportunity courteously left to them by the conveniently disqualified Warblers. Emma who was equally worried (if not more so) about her upcoming wedding day, recommended a Diva Week to get the gang pumped up on self-importance. Sounds fun! And by “sounds fun” I mean, “sounds like I’m going to hate everyone for the next forty-two minutes!”

Finn invited Santana to rehearsal to show everyone what a quality diva she was, and also to make Tina’s head explode. Poor Tina. She even broke my heart a little once we established that she wasn’t going to use Blaine’s Ny-Quil coma as an opportunity to cross a few too many lines into Rapey-land. Don’t get me wrong, it was a little awkward (did she have to straddle him to smooth vapo-rub on his chest?), but then she cried and it was sad and tragic because she couldn’t help who she had a crush on, just like Blaine couldn’t help who he DIDN’T have a crush on, but as long as no one started harboring unrealistic expectations, we could just ride out the hormone storm and everything would be fine.

And then came the unrealistic expectations. I thought we had reached an understanding, a sucky and unfortunate understanding that left no one particularly happy, but really, it was the only understanding in town if Blaine and Tina were to continue being awesome besties. Blaine is gay. Blaine is super gay. He isn’t bi or questioning or curious. Blaine knows what he’s attracted to and he knows that he isn’t attracted to women. He told Tina. She asked. I’m sure that wasn’t the answer she really wanted to hear, but hey, he was honest. Can’t blame him for being honest. Can’t even really blame him for being unconscious when Tina spilled her guts, since it was established that he was rocking the cold from hell and spent half the episode sailing on a codeine high. Wheee!

So I’m not entirely sure what right Tina had to go all diva on his ass? She was hurt, but it’s not like he intentionally—or even unintentionally—hurt her. It was an impossible situation that Tina was aware of from the very beginning. Neither of them did anything wrong. There are so many things that Tina could have used to “find her inner diva”; after all, this was supposed to be her big year and so far it’s been a big rip-off. I’m not sure some imaginary wrong was required.

But still, yay for Tina finding that inner-diva and finally winning something! I was right there with her “I swear to God if Santana wins this...” leading up to the announcement that Tina won Diva Week. AND Blaine asked her to be his +1 to the Emma/Schue wedding next week after he apologized for whatever he was supposed to apologize for.

And now back to those repulsive NYADA people! Kurt challenged Rachel to a Midnight Madness sing-off to knock her down a few pegs/shake her self-appointed diva pedestal. I’m not sure I could identify the straw that broke the Hummel’s back since he won last week's boobies battle and Rachel didn’t seem to be doing anything particularly worse than usual this week before Kurt started his campaign against her, but that’s just how Glee works these days. The powers that be decided we needed a Kurt vs. Rachel storyline and dammit, that’s what we got. They sang “Bring Him Home” from Les Mis. It was lovely. Rachel was better, but Kurt won because the story needed him to win in order to complete Rachel’s punishment for daring to be... Rachel. Honestly, the only differences between Lima Rachel and Manhattan Rachel are longer lashes and shorter skirts. She’s always gone through cycles of insecure-obnoxious-repeat. Furthermore, you can’t sit there and encourage your pal to be the fierce, amazing, wonderful, blessed lady-savior of Broadway and then get all bent out of shape when she thinks she’s the best thing eva. Mixed signals, yo.

Victorious, Kurt used his influence over the little people to let NYADA know that the Adams Apples were COOL and so was Rachel—even though he rejected her own defense of him and his activities back when she was Queen of the Shallow People. They made up and decided to audition for a revival of Funny Girl. I wonder if that truce will extend through yet another roommate joining the lease at Rachel’s invite. Poor Kurt might as well just be a piece of furniture in his own apartment, considering the way no one ever asks if it’s okay with Kurt before they move in. Also, where is everyone sleeping? These are (supposedly) poor college kids roughing it in the big city. Are they renting the TARDIS?

Before shacking up with the diva brigade in New York, Santana swung by Lima to both inspire and terrorize her former glee club. I’m curious about how she managed to get backing from an entourage of college cheerleaders if she'd dropped out a month earlier, but then again, she paid that one chick to pose as her way-better-than-Brittany girlfriend, so maybe the whole group was on her payroll. Idk. Sue called her on ditching the scholarship Sue had nabbed for her, then offered her a job coaching the Cheerios because McKinley High has absolutely no hiring standards. Also, when you do a favor for someone and that person ultimately wastes the favor, you should do them MORE favors. ALSO ALSO when you drop out of college, if you linger around your high school long enough like the sad, aimless Lima Losers you mock so freely, someone will just offer you employment because you’re so special.

Santana ultimately turned Sue’s offer down. She wasn’t in Lima looking for a job anyway. She was in Lima looking to break up Brittany and Sam because she still loved Brittany and Sam was unworthy. That doesn’t sound deranged or stalkery at all. Thankfully, Brittany was wise to Santana’s intentions and refused to ditch Sam, pointing out that he makes her think about things like where air comes from and why in every movie about Jesus, he dies at the end. <3 her.

I was worried there for a minute. Brittany dating Sam didn’t necessarily mean that Brittany was over Santana, but it appears that not only is Brittany over her, she’s also apparently mature enough to maintain a non-romantic friendship, which is something Glee struggles to comprehend as a possibility for its characters. I’m looking at you, Finn and Emma. Emma’s OCD-fueled breakdown over her fears that her wedding won’t be “perfect” could have been a touching moment, with Finn offering encouragement to one of the adults who has often been such a wonderful source of support in his own life. But no, we had to go the inappropriate-kissing route.

Ugh, Glee, get it together! I know you can do it!



MUSICAL NOTES


Glee playlist time: Uhhh “Girl on Fire” with Santana and Tina’s Madonna routine. I mean, she even wore the hot pink spandex!

– Emma reading the Urban Dictionary definition of “diva” was hilarious.

– Jayma Mays and Jenna Ushkowitz win all the love for reminding us that the cutouts that Glee tries to pass off as fully-developed characters can occasionally pass for people.

– Why doesn’t anyone ever ask Kurt if they can move in? Surprise roommates are the worst!

– Is Finn and Emma’s kiss enough of a thing to ruin the wedding?

– I liked the blue centerpieces best.


What did you think of “Diva?” How ‘bout that kiss?

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This episode was horrible. Tina x Blaine plotline never should have been put in the show and Emma x Finn.....seriously?!!!
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I've always loved Tina, I've loved her even more ad she was constantly ingnored.
Her stoyline was cool, but I would rather see her struggling to obtain something or fighting against someone, instead of this impossible romance. And we have already seen plenty of that (poor Mercedes, poor Rachel)! In the end I didn't understand if she's actually moved on... being Blaine's +1 sounds pretty sad and delusional to me.

Where the hell is Sugar? Even if she is an easily bailing kind of characters, shouldn't someone question her lack of dedication? (I didn't even notice that Joe was missing...)

Santana, love of my life. Loved her songs and the last scene. Those three are so going to rock that apartment!

About Finn kissing Emma: I thought it was nice, like a natural gesture to calm someone who's having a breakdown. Inappropriate, of course, but still nice.

Finally, about the Diva-Off: I hate how this show stress the gay faboulousness when the goal is to be NOT about stereotypes! Kurt was that kind of diva, not Blaine! Blaine was the not flamboyant-football loving-straight looking kind of gay guy.
The girls were so hot with their opening number and I loved Tina's voice, I've really missed it! I'm also so happy that Marley only got the chorus: being a part of a musical group is also about "swaying in the back", even though the show keeps expressing otherwise.
What I really thought was impossible? For Unique to lose the competition! C'mon, she IS a real diva (I'm thinking about her performance on Womanizer. Wow)
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My favorite plothole of the week: the stuff that Emma is deciding on 10 days before the wedding, most purveyors would've required her to have chosen at least a month prior. Unless of course she's doing it all herself, which would be crazy. But there I go again, looking for logic where none is required.
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Even then, it seems super unlikely that Emma who is such a stickler would leave wedding preparations for the last minute
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I liked the blue center pieces best too! I literally covered my eyes for that horrible Finn/Emma kiss. Yuck. This is almost as bad as the Puck with Rachels bio mom/their teacher thing Glee tried. Just so much Yuck. (I know, Finn's not a student, but still!)
Didn't Kurt move in with Rachel without asking? I vaguely recall him surprise showing up in New York...
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No Rachel and Kurt moved into that apartment together. Before kurt showed up, Rachel was in a dorm room with the roommate who always had a guy over.
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"Are they renting the TARDIS?" XD Hahahahah. That's brilliant :D I agree with that though. Their apartment is far too big for one that college students can afford.
I have mixed feelings about the latest episodes. In one way, I'm glad the old characters are getting story lines again, I was getting tired of the Marley/Kitty/Jake storylines. But then again, the story lines happen to be kind of weird. The show is still keeping me interested, I just hope they have good plans for the future and that they don't just leave things hanging and then bring them back a season later like the tend to do. I'm also going to pretend Finn and Emma never happened because WHY
I loved Blaine's cover of 'Don't Stop Me Now'.
And yeah, the blue centerpieces were much nicer than the white ones.
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I feel like this show is getting worse and worse. They keep trying to fal back on things they've done before and are playing it safe and boring.

When they first introduced Marely, I really liked her character. She was the Rachel replacement, but without all the drama. She had this jazzy/hip uber relaxed-ness about her that I really loved. She was super chill and like the anti-drama, and then Kitty dug her claws into her and since then, her character has totally fallen flat. Marely could have totally taken that Diva-Off, her voice is amazing, but due to crappy writing, she's just sitting in the back.

I love Santana's voice. Beautiful.

I also didn't care for Tina's new attitude, but loved her touching scene with Blaine. As she was crying you could almost hear her thoughts as she realized that "He's never going to love me, even though I love him." THAT was really great.

I also like the whole (she likes him, but he likes another guy) thing. That seems like reality, that happes in life, and people try their best to be as mature about it as possible, because they do like that person and will settle for just being their friend, even though they want more.

I think Finn has a very "oedipus complex" type thing going on with Emma. Will is kind of like another father figure to him and she's been a very nurturing motherly figure to him. Also I think he just wanted to get her to shut up.

In sum, I really care about some of these characters, but this whole season has been nothing short of a total cluster-fuck of bad writing.

Ps. I liked the blue arrangement best too :)
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WTF: Spoiler in the article title? internet etiquette much?
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I actually loved that kiss just because it was such a WTF moment. I love things unexpected like that. It kind of came out of the blue like the time Karofsky kissed Kurt.
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I loved the kiss because of the way he said "Emma" it was kind of sweet. I can't remember any other time he has called her anything other than Ms. Pilsbury.
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BTW Girl on Fire was definitely the best number but I also really enjoyed Don't Stop Me Now because that's one of my favourite Queen songs.
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The only song I actually liked was Girl on Fire. Finn is a dumbass. Rachel was indeed better but it was obvious Kurt was going to win. I'm all for Santana joining Rachel and Kurt in New York. I've always liked her.

I really don't buy any of the current New Directions as being divas so that's a big reason this fell flat for me. All of the true divas of the show aren't in Ohio anymore.
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An episode with everyone acting as unpleasant as they can isn't exactly what Glee needed at this point and on top of that the somewhat arbitrary nature of many of the soapy subplots is frustrating but I wouldn't say it was a bad episode overall. I found all the songs underwhelming as well. Like many commenters said last episode, Tina's crush is hard to take given that she's just broken up with Mike. Finn's kiss seemed forced - probably because that scene was too rushed. He seems to go from 0-kiss level very quickly!
Good on Sue for mocking how the alumni show up far too readily. And I loved MaryAnn's review, the comparison between the New York pad and the TARDIS was PERFECT!
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To be honest i thought the Finn/Emma kiss was really just Finn doing what he does best and thats tries to be the comforting shoulder to cry on...and i think he was genuinely trying to help and got carried away and it ended up in an awkward kiss....he was probably reminded of rachel for a second during one of her freak outs. I must of missed the end though cause i don't remember Brit and Santana talking nor Santana saying she's moving in.....
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Definitely feel like he kissed her because he was having a deja vu moment of calming down Rachel, his kissing her was like a reflex.
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Didn't like this ep. Just didn't feel right. But I still wish Tina was stuttering Goth girl so what do I know? And her with Artie so I'm stuck way back. :P Could care less about all this "Diva" crap so that's why I'm sure.
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This is the first episode of Glee that I watched this season. I was encouraged by the spectacular and hugely appropriately Hedwig and the Angry Inch reference. However after Santana character showed up with her cheerleader posse and tried to win back her ex (or when I thought Tina was going to rape a defenseless Blaine), the episode spiraled down and became utterly unwatchable. Glee isn't light-hearted and fun anymore. Everything has an edge of bitterness and sadness and I give up.
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This episode had a little bit of that good old Glee spark in it, and many good songs, some of them were even very good rearrangements.
What I find weird though is that sometimes the episodes are completely missing certain characters. This time both Sugar and Joe were out of the picture. I understand that there's not enough time for story lines for all characters every week. Often many of the characters don't even have any lines in the episodes. But still they are usually hanging around singing and dancing. So why couldn't they have Sugar and Joe in this episode? Since the theme was "diva", especially Sugar could have brought something extra to the episode, e.g. during the first Beyonce song. I can kind of understand Joe missing, but why Sugar? This episode was almost like made for her. (This has nothing to with the fact that I like Sugar as a character - I seem to be the only one - it's just that I think the characters without story lines could still be part of the episodes. Kitty was part of the episode too, and I think she didn't have one single line, she only danced along.)
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Ummm... I actually thought this was one of the better episodes that Glee has shown us in a VERY long time. Have to disagree with most of this review!
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Except for the WTF because really.... WTF???!!
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"Thankfully, Brittany was wise to Santana's intentions and refused to ditch Sam, pointing out that he makes her think about things like where air comes from and why in every movie about Jesus, he dies at the end. <3 her." DITTO :)
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Glee is a mess, and that's why I LOVE IT! Lol

I loved this episode so much, actually. Kurt and Rachel Sing-off, Sue and Emma back again, and not 1, not 2, but THREE songs by Santana? YES, YES, and YES. :D

Speaking of Santana, she's moving to NY... Who didn't see that coming? But hell yeah... Now where is Quinn and Mercedes? Make them move across the hall! (Hey, it worked on friends!)

Over all, I agree with you Maryann - I was Very entertained. Here I thought this was starting to be the worse season so far. :) can't wait for next week...
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Oh and the kiss with Emma and Finn! First time I ever wanted to throw my remote at the tv! Ugh. Definitely a WTF of the week moment!
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Hahaha, I literally just submitted it for a WTF. We'll see if it makes the list!
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It must! Lol
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This Tina-hating situation has to be terminated! Tina is trying her best to catch up with glee club, she was completely shy in lines and singing. Tina is not as talented as Rachel, Mercedes and Santana, but she is not as worse as Santana and Mercedes and almost close to Rachel. She finally won the best diva award at the end singing Madonna's "Hung Up" song, but all she needs to do is continue some more. The only character who is still considered pointless is Sugar!
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I made a prediction a while back that, eventually, this show would give us a Rachel-Schuester coupling. We're getting really close now. The bottom is in sight!
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What do you mean, "eventually"? They had that storyline in, like, season 1.
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The Santana-Brittany storyline was completely awesome this week - especially on Brittany's end...and while Girl on Fire was awesome, can we talk about Make No Mistake? Especially when you listen to the full version...WOW. I just had chills. But why, what's up with Finn and Emma...totally ridiculous Murphy. Oh and can Finn just decide he wants to be a teacher already and get in college? Seems like that's what he should do...
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So proud of Brittany! I agree though, Finn has found his calling. Now he needs to go make a career out of it.
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"But no, we had to go the inappropriate-kissing route." REALLY?! Have you not seen Pretty Little Liars? The only difference is that Finn is of age to make his choices in life compared to Aria from PLL who is 16 and has been having relations with a teacher.
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Plus we've already been down the whole student/teacher pairing on Glee with Puck and Rachel's bio mom. That was disturbing enough but Finn and Emma have had a student teacher relationship for a while now and that makes it even more disturbing.
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It's inappropriate because the whole shue and Finn being best friends and best man and what not. And Emma being there for him in like a motherly way at times, like shuester is a father figure at times. If she and him didn't have that type of relationship and background, it wouldn't be inappropriate.

Plus, Aria and Fitz met before he was her teacher and she his student. Maybe they should've stopped seeing each other after they figured that whole thing out, seeing it was a one time thing... But hey it's good television. Lol ;)
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I actually liked this episode, the songs and the tone seems to suit the messiness that is Glee. That said, there are a couple of scenes that I found to be unnecessarily uncomfortable.

1. Tina confessing to Blaine is completely unbearable to watch, then the eventual outburst about a gay guy not noticing her kindness? It is actually ok to be giving without expecting anything in return, Tina.
2. Finn kissing Emma was completely unexpected. Technically she should be about 10 years older than he is and there were absolutely no hint that he was attracted to her at all, Glee just assume people fall for each other because they helped the person chose a center piece?? hmm...
3. This is the 'new' glee and Finn was trying to bring up the more 'inexperienced' Glee kids, yet all the major DIVA solo performances are performed by the 'experienced' Glee kids. Doesn't feel right.

Ok aside from that, I love Santana's scenes playing the jealous ex-girlfriend and her voice is fabulous as always. I was really looking forward to her playing a more 'major' part in this 'new' Glee although I didn't like the timing. Rachel and Kurt finally got on the same page again and rebuilt their relationship, and in come Santana maybe trying to audition for "Funny Girl" and gotten the entire tri-lationship awkward.

favourite Diva performance "Diva" and Blaine's "Don't stop me now"

p/s Finn kissing Emma is only going to ruin the wedding IF Glee decided to remove Matthew Morrison as a main character. imho.


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"Glee just assume people fall for each other because they helped the person chose a center piece??"

This! This is my problem with the Finn/Emma thing more than anything. It just happened for the sake of happening. I honestly don't care about the age difference or the teacher thing. They're both adults now. But it was so random!

Yeeeah, Tina. I really don't find fault in her for having her crush. It happens. But getting mad that Blaine can't change something that isn't his to control is just unreasonable. :/
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Agreed that a lot of the story just happens because the writers need it to happen. I'm fairly sure every week a different writer is in charge of storylines and whoever follows next week can do whatever he wants too. However, as shaky and ridiculous as storylines can get... Tina's crush on Blaine was incredibly heartfelt this episode. It moved away from the ridiculous sidebars and showed it was real and awkward and unintentional but there. In my opinion Blaine had to apologize because he isn't retarded, he knew Tina was in love with him but he just chose to go along because they were friends. They have become so close (not that close, sorry Blaine but what was all the bronding for with Sam if Tina is your most important friend?) that it was just really messed up to take all of those things from Tina and expecting friendship to be enough. I guess. Who knows?

I actually LOVED that Santana came back for the 3802th time to her old high school like a Lima Loser. Even more so that it was a possibility for her to move back and be with Brittany. Which I think is what the fans and even Santana really wanted. But for the third character, Glee dared to show us that there's life beyond high school and that it needs to be lived. It's so easy for HS shows to fall back on the couples they've established and have them continue beyond graduation. Glee actually dares to go with a more realistic path. As realistic as Glee can do that. I've been loving the season so far and this episode was terrific.

I was shocked when Finn kissed Emma but it also felt so so organic. He has basically taken over Will's life, one of the few male role models in his life, and he was on the brink of losing that. I think it's really logical for him to hold on to the only thing he could, which this week was Emma. And all he really wanted to do was comfort her in what obviously was proof that Jayma Mays is terrific and deserves so much more screen time.
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I don't think it was necessary for Blaine to apologize. I understand your point, but it would have been far worse if Blaine had stopped being friends with Tina because she had a crush on him. Blaine wasn't leading her on because he made it really clear from the beginning that he was never going to be interested in her. I know she can't help it, but it's unfair to blame Blaine. And also yeah, their friendship sprang out of nowhere. That's kinda why Blaine's crush on Sam made more sense to me because Sam was there for him when Kurt left. Tina and Blaine's friendship was super abrupt.
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Agreed, the only reason those two became friends is so this story could play out. They have 0 in common. Definitely like Sam/Blaine's friendship better because it makes sense. But he didn't really make it clear to her though. He allowed her to go out of her way to do things for him. He must've known and he didn't ease her pain. I think that calls for an apology.
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I really liked Tina and Blaine's stuff too, up until the diva routine.The writers actually did a pretty good job of not making I can see where an apology was needed given Tina's attraction is pretty obvious at this point. I think I was just put off by the whole "divas get what they want" aspect of her performance because yes, they do, but this is something you just can't have.

Loved Jayma Mays! That whole scene was heartbreaking and I think I was just as shocked as Emma when Finn kissed her.
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Agreed, but I saw Tina's diva outburst less of a claim to Blaine's love and more as a confidence boost to crawl out of that sad hole of acting like Blaine's puppy. She demanded he gave her some recognition and he did to the best of his abilities. The diva vibe didn't fit their story because it was way more earnest than that but I liked how Tina finally found a way to come out of her shell, something that has been brewing all season. It's a beautiful story that has been four years overdue.
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I liked this episode-maybe not all of its content, but as a whole I enjoyed it. But one thing that kind of bothers me that people say all the time is that Finn is a loser because he hung around his school until they offered him a job and no one does that in real life. False. A friend of mine did just that. He works with the lighting in the drama department at his former highschool, as well as is a tutor for math, at the school-and he is not a loser. So, as strange as it sounds to people-those things do happen in real life, not just on Glee.
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The kiss was the worst. I was afraid of this when I read this episode's synopsis, because in Glee like in a lot of shows, when two characters start hanging out together they're gonna HAVE to make out/start dating. I was happy to get more Emma though, and more Tina. I actually thought the forbidden crush was handled in a surprisingly okay way despite the meltdown over chicken soup (then we all know Tina can go a little cra-zy sometimes, remembers when she was singing to Mike and started sobbing like a maniac? It's actually consistent with her character!).
Random question, but am I the only one who's waiting for a Kitty storyline? Yeah, she can be the absolute worst, but I'd like to see a backstory there (other than "she banged Puck". please no not that). Try to make her sympathetic! Give her some depth! At least give her a little screen time where she does something else than flirt with a guy/be a bitch to Marley! I challenge you Glee! A little work on Brody/Ken Muscles could be nice too.
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You'd think Kitty's character would stand up for a "diva" competition.
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As much as I hate Kitty, I agree, a Kitty storyline would be a good thing. Get some perspective. Get something that kind of sort of resembled a personality beyond "psycho." I'm down with it.
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i knew since last week that "diva week" was going to be awful. it;s like these people are crazy attention-starved whores on their own, you really want to amplify that?
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You know how everyone says throughout every episode of glee that people don't want to join glee cause they think it sucks? I have found the real reason. Yes there are people like the pointless jock bullies (not pointless because their characters don't matter but pointless because their bullying is against anyone and anything and eventually a teacher would have to notice what was happening) who think glee sucks but there has to be ordinary teenagers out there who enjoy music and singing and would love to be in glee. And I'm talking about before they won Nationals, back when they did performances of Empire State of Mind. There have to be kids who would love to be in glee but didn't even attempt to get in because of the scale of the performances that they thought would be expected of them. Look at Tina's Hung Up performance. You can bet any kid who would have wanted to join Glee probably thought "No I'm no where near as good as them, I couldn't keep up". And that's what has annoyed me about glee, possibly since I first started watching it. Why would people with such amazing talent be treated like crap by an entire school population who would pay big bucks to see performances like that in concert. Glee pretends it's characters are these sad sack of losers who have to try harder than anyone to win when in reality they have these big bubbling personalities and voices that will get them ahead in this world.
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Possibly the real reason no one wants to be in this glee club is because most of the characters are less pleasant to be around than a stack of dirty diapers.
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Usually I love the music on glee and run off to download the songs right after watching, but I kind of thought the music was sadly disappointing. It wasn't so much the voices, obviously these actors can sing, it was the song selection. Seriously didn't like any of the songs played this week. And is it just me or does the plot lines of this series seem to get worse by the episode? The first three seasons were awesome, they funny with great music and in my opinion endearing characters. I loved how one of the major plot lines were the on again off again relationship between Finn and Rachel and Will struggling to figure out his love life and what his real dreams were, did he want success for himself or did he want to be the person who brought success to others. The Emma Will love story was great but now Will's MIA to make room for Finn who really shouldn't be teaching with nothing other than a high school diploma and if he is just there as an activity adviser he shouldn't be there all day. While I like the voices of Marley, Jake and Ryder, I don't really feel connected to their characters and Kitty is so one dimensional she just needs to go. They have seriously given this character no redeeming qualities whatsoever, even Sue had redeeming qualities. I don't know I keep hoping the writers will pull this back together, create a show that's still go amazing music and is interesting to watch, but it's like they're going in all the wrong directions. The Tina Blaine story line is awful. The Finn Emma twist, is very where the hell did that come from? The Brittany, Sam, Santana story line is irritating. Basically they've ruined the character of Sam to fit him to Brittany. This character was in the beginning yeah a little naive, but he wasn't stupid, he had an amazing heart and a strong sense of responsibility and has anyone forgotten that he was supposed to be living at Finn's house just to attend high school in Lima? Apparently the writers have, because it hasn't been mentioned once. And they're using that couple to really move into the dumb comedy territory which in my opinion isn't funny, it's just stupid. And I get that Santana was close with Brittany, cared about her, but I just don't feel it was previously built the point to explain her almost stalkerish behavior toward Brittany this season. They've spent all this time building the Rachel Finn story line and the Will Emma storylines and now we don't see those at all anymore. It's absolutely illogical that Rachel and Finn have no interaction now. Rachel is living with Finn's stepbrother. They should have some sort of interaction even if it's just that uncomfortable sort of third wheel remembering the past thing that they did with the Jesse St. James relationship. And again Will's disappeared completely. And I've strayed way off topic here, but yeah not liking where Glee is heading with it's story lines and honestly I'm wondering if we'll see another season of the show if it keeps being written down the tubes like this. This episode was in my opinion a prime example of this because I'd have to say it's my least favorite Glee episode ever.
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You know, they could have gone with something humorous like having Finn take over planning the wedding for Emma, instead they go with this stupid crush/kiss storyline to play up the soap opera style drama.
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Yes! They could have taken it in so many awesome/sweet directions! Finn planning the wedding, or at least getting Emma to focus and feel in control again, would have been really great, especially considering how much Schue and Emma have helped Finn find direction in his own life.
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Terrible kiss! I like Tina for catching up with the glee club singing a new solo and winning the best diva award better!
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Is this the first time Cory Monteith has kissed an actress anywhere close to his own age (3 yrs)? I think it is.
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well, there are only 4 years between Monteith and Michele...
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So we should probably all stop waiting for her to bloom into womanhood?
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