At the sectionals, New Directions and Vocal Adrenaline battle it out, while Rachel faces a decision on whether to return to NYADA or take a role in a Broadway show with former boyfriend, Jesse St. James.moreless
Santana auditions and snags the role of Rachel’s understudy in "Funny Girl" causing a feud between the roommates. Meanwhile, back in Lima, Tina and Artie compete against each other to be the class valedictorian.moreless
The Glee Club participates in an eco-friendly tree decorating contest. Marley, Unique and Tina audition to play Mary in a live Nativity which really bothers Kitty. Santana visits Kurt and Rachel in New York and all three get jobs as Santa elves. It almost ends in disaster until a hunky guy named Sexy Claus offers to help them out.moreless
The New Directions learn of Finn Hudson's death and they pay tribute to him.
When the New Directions find out that the theme for Regionals is "Dreams", everybody has an idea on what they would like to sing. Finn begins to settle into his new life as a college student at the University of Lima with his new roommate, Puck. Shelby Corcoran, Rachel's mom, returns to help Rachel on her Funny Girl audition to become the next Barbra. Meanwhile, Marley tries to get the courage to show Mr. Schue her music that she has written.moreless
According to Brittany, a meteor will strike Lima and the New Directions get an assignment to live as if it really is their last days. However an unthinkable event occurs. Coach Beiste reveals a secret to Will and Ryder gets catfished.moreless
McKinley's Sadie Hawkins dance offers several gleeks a rare chance to feel empowered. Sam and Blaine investigate a possible cheating scandal at Sectionals. Kurt makes a new friend at NYADA.
Rory O'Flanagan guides Artie through a what if scenario if he never joined Glee club, which ends giving him a retrospective on who he really is. Kurt gets a surprise visit from his father and has a Christmas reunion with Blaine in New York. Jake and Puck do some brotherly bonding while celebrating Hanukkah together in Hollywood. Brittany and Sam have an idea on how to deal with Mayan Apocolypse. Sue does a good deed, which leads to her getting serenaded by the kids.moreless
It's the week before Sectionals and evil in the form of the Warblers threatens the New Directions. The Glee club members get in touch with their inner superheros. Sam gives Blaine advice when he is presented with a proposition. Kitty and Marley team up, and rivals Jake and Ryder are challenged to find each other's kryptonite.moreless
The school gets ready for a production of "Grease."
"Desperate to impress her perfect sister Jill, Holly invents an alternative lifestyle for herself that quickly spirals out of control. Meanwhile, the guys are riding high on a "special" dish cooked up by Stuart.moreless
It is Graduation day at McKinley High and bittersweet time for The New Directions.
It is opposite day for the New Directions after Tina bumps her head; Her injury leads everything to be all switched up; the gang still must rehearse for the Nationals.
The New Directions travel all the way to Chicago to compete in the 2012 Nationals. The Judges turn out to be celebrities Lindsay Lohan and Perez Hilton.
Kurt and Rachel get ready for their NYADA audition but are scared when they find they will be performing for the school's dean; Puck makes a life decision when his father shows up in a Lima; Sue and Roz help Coach Beiste when she reveals a deep secret.moreless
As New Directions gears up for sectionals, Sebastian tries to undermine their win. Karofsky makes a terrible decision and Sue proves she really can do anything.
McKinley High's night school teacher comes on board to help Will with his latest singing assignment: music in Spanish. Guest star Ricky Martin joins New Directions for a Latin themed episode. Meanwhile, news of Rachel and Finn's engagement starts to spread, and Mercedes finds her in the middle of a complicated romantic relationship.moreless
Will wants to propose to Emma. Sam joins the McKinley Synchronized Swim Team to win back Mercedes. Becky has a crush on Artie and Finn learns more about his father.