Music Featured in this Episode:
"Sister Christian" by Night Ranger
"Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen
"Americano"/"Dance Again" by Lady Gaga/Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull
"Busters Get Popped" Original composition
"Never Say Never" by The Fray
"Ave Maria" of Franz Schubert
"New York State of Mind" by Billy Joel
"It's Time" by Imagine Dragons
"Chasing Pavements" by Adele
Although credited, Cory Monteith (Finn Hudson), Amber Riley (Mercedes Jones), Naya Rivera (Santana Lopez), Mark Salling (Noah "Puck" Puckerman) and Harry Shum Jr. (Michael "Mike" Chang) do not appear in this episode.
This is Monteith, Riley and Rivera's first absence on the show.
Whoopi Goldberg (Carmen Tibideaux) and Kate Hudson (Cassandra July) are billed as 'Special Guest Star'.
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: September 13, 2012 on Global
Australia: October 24, 2012 on Channel Ten
United Kingdom: January 6, 2013 on Sky1/Sky1 HD
Norway: January 6, 2013 on TV2 Bliss
The way Jake watches the New Directions singing "Chasing Pavements" and then turns and walks away is a callback to the pilot episode in which Puck does the same thing after watching Finn and the New Directions perform "Don't Stop Believing".