'Glee' Season 3 Episodes

Glee - Season 3

Glee - Season 3

GLEE follows an optimistic teacher who - against all odds and a malicious cheerleading coach - inspires McKinley High's Glee Club to conquer the world one singing competition at a time.

Glee S3E1
Episode 1  •  September 20th, 2011

The Purple Piano Project

It's fall and that means back to school for the students and faculty at McKinley High. The New Directions clan returns after a devastating loss at Nationals, so Mr. Schuester assigns a project to get them back on track. Meanwhile, Sue Sylvester starts her congressional campaign.

Glee S3E2
Episode 2  •  September 27th, 2011

I Am Unicorn

Shelby Corcoran (guest star Idina Menzel) returns to the halls of McKinley High. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester initiates a boot camp for some of the members of New Directions.

Glee S3E3
Episode 3  •  October 4th, 2011

Asian F

Rusty (guest star Don Most) and Rose (guest star Valerie Mahaffey) Pillsbury pay Emma a visit and we get a sneak peek into her deep rooted issues. Meanwhile, Mike Chang struggles with his grades and his parents (guest stars Keong Sim and Tamlyn Tomita) step in to make sure he stays on track.

Glee S3E4
Episode 4  •  November 1st, 2011

Pot O' Gold

A new foreign exchange student arrives at McKinley. Mercedes goes recruiting for the new all-girl show choir while Finn tries to keep the morale up among New Directions. Sue's congressional campaign heats up.

Glee S3E5
Episode 5  •  November 8th, 2011

The First Time

Under Artie’s (Kevin McHale) directorial leadership, the kids prepare to perform the school musical “West Side Story.” Meanwhile, Finn (Cory Monteith) meets with a recruiter, and Coach Bieste (guest star Dot-Marie Jones) has an admirer.

Glee S3E6
Episode 6  •  November 15th, 2011


Sue (Jane Lynch) starts a smear campaign to take down her biggest competitor for the Congressional seat. Meanwhile, Puck (Mark Salling) has a crush, and Will (Matthew Morrison) and Shelby Corcoran (guest star Idina Menzel) encourage some friendly competition.

Glee S3E7
Episode 7  •  November 29th, 2011

I Kissed a Girl

As the race for McKinley High President comes to an end, someone is caught trying to fix the results. Meanwhile, Coach Beiste gets up the nerve to challenge Sue Sylvester and things get complicated for Puck and Quinn.

Glee S3E8
Episode 8  •  December 6th, 2011

Hold On to Sixteen

In an attempt to recruit a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet) and convinces him to come back to the glee club. Tina comes to the defense of Mike and encourages him to pursue his dream while McKinley prepares to host the big sectionals performance.

Glee S3E9
Episode 9  •  December 13th, 2011

Extraordinary Merry Christmas

When New Directions is asked to perform at two different events - on the same day, at the same time - they have a tough decision to make. Will they choose correctly and spread Christmas cheer, or will their ambition get the best of them?

Glee S3E10
Episode 10  •  January 17th, 2012


When Will (Matthew Morrison) tries to plan a special surprise for Emma (Jayma Mays), he enlists the glee club to help him sweep her off her feet. Meanwhile, Becky (Lauren Potter) sets her sights on Artie (Kevin McHale), and Finn (Cory Monteith) makes an announcement about his life plans after high school that surprises the glee club.

Glee S3E11
Episode 11  •  January 31st, 2012


In a special episode celebrating the music of Michael Jackson, the rivalry between New Directions and the Warblers intensifies en route to Regionals. Meanwhile, Kurt and Rachel receive news regarding their admissions process at NYADA, and things continue to heat up between Sam and Mercedes.

Glee S3E12
Episode 12  •  February 7th, 2012

The Spanish Teacher

Will assigns the glee club a Spanish singing assignment, and enlists the help of his musically-inclined night school teacher (guest star Ricky Martin). Meanwhile, Rachel spills the beans to Kurt and Mercedes on Finn’s marriage proposal, and Mercedes has love complications of her own.

Glee S3E13
Episode 13  •  February 14th, 2012


In honor of Valentine’s Day, Mr. Schuester challenges New Directions to find and perform the world’s greatest love songs. Meanwhile, Rachel’s two dads, Hiram (guest star Jeff Goldblum) and LeRoy Berry (guest star Brian Stokes Mitchell), pay a visit to McKinley High.

Glee S3E14
Episode 14  •  February 21st, 2012

On My Way

Things heat up as the New Directions go head-to-head with the Dalton Academy Warblers at Regionals.

Glee S3E15
Episode 15  •  April 10th, 2012

Big Brother

Blaine's big brother pays a visit to Lima.

Glee S3E16
Episode 16  •  April 17th, 2012

Saturday Night Glee-ver

The New Directions pay homage to the movie "Saturday Night Fever" by grooving to disco-infused dance numbers.

Glee S3E17
Episode 17  •  April 24th, 2012

Dance with Somebody

The glee club pays homage to a true icon when they cover Whitney Houston's greatest hits. Meanwhile, Emma and Will are one step closer to their dream wedding.

Glee S3E18
Episode 18  •  May 1st, 2012


Rachel and Kurt finally get their chance to audition for the New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts. Meanwhile, Puck makes a decision about his future after a meeting with his father.

Glee S3E19
Episode 19  •  May 8th, 2012


Brittany goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.

Glee S3E20
Episode 20  •  May 15th, 2012


As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes. Then, the New Directions perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan (guest-starring as herself).

Glee S3E21
Episode 21  •  May 15th, 2012


As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes. Then, the New Directions perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan (guest-starring as herself).

Glee S3E22
Episode 22  •  May 22nd, 2012


Graduation is finally here, as McKinley High's class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating the future.

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