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Glee Season 4 Episodes

22 Episodes 2012 - 2013

Season 4 of the high-school musical dramedy begins with several New Directions alumni pursuing higher education and other adventures. After being accepted into the New York Academy of Dramatic Art, Rachel (Lea Michele) moves to the Big Apple, where she gets an apartment with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and begins to explore a new relationship with a fellow student. Meanwhile, Finn (Cory Monteith) takes over leadership of the glee club after Will (Matthew Morrison) leaves temporarily to pursue an opportunity in Washington, D.C. Several new characters join the core group of students at McKinley High, including Jake Puckerman (Jacob Artist), Marley Rose (Melissa Benoist), Kitty Wilde (Becca Tobin) and Ryder Lynn (Blake Jenner). Kate Hudson has a recurring role as Rachel's dance teacher; and Sarah Jessica Parker appears as a mentor for Kurt. Jane Lynch, Amber Riley, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Darren Criss, Dean Geyer and Chord Overstreet also star.

Episode 1

The New Rachel

Thu, Sep 13, 2012 60 mins

Season 4 begins with Rachel moving to New York City to attend NYADA, where she meets an attractive older student. Back at McKinley, the glee club seeks new recruits (including Puck's half brother) at auditions.

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Episode 2

Britney 2.0

Thu, Sep 20, 2012 60 mins

Brittany falls into a rut and turns to Britney Spears' music for help breaking out of it; Brody helps Rachel adjust to life in New York.

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Episode 3


Thu, Sep 27, 2012 60 mins

Brittany and Blaine face off in a battle for student-council president; Kurt lands an exciting internship with a new mentor.

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Episode 4

The Break Up

Thu, Oct 4, 2012 60 mins

Rachel and Kurt get surprise visitors in New York City. Elsewhere, Santana and Brittany adjust to their long-distance relationship; and Will and Emma consider the implications of a new job offer.

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Episode 5

The Role You Were Born to Play

Thu, Nov 8, 2012 60 mins

Auditions for the school production of "Grease" begin with Marley, Jake, Kitty and football player Ryder competing for the lead roles. Meanwhile, New Directions alumni Mercedes and Mike return to help cast the show; and Will faces a tough decision.

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Episode 6


Thu, Nov 15, 2012 60 mins

Rachel, Kurt, Santana and Cassandra July return as the glee club kicks off its production of "Grease."

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Episode 7

Dynamic Duets

Thu, Nov 22, 2012 60 mins

Marley, Jake and Ryder find themselves entangled in a love triangle; Blaine runs into members of the Warblers.

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Episode 8


Thu, Nov 29, 2012 60 mins

The glee-club members get advice about Sectionals from alumni. Elsewhere, Rachel and Kurt enjoy a nontraditional Thanksgiving meal in New York.

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Episode 9

Swan Song

Thu, Dec 6, 2012 60 mins

Finn thinks about his future with the glee club after Sectionals are over. Elsewhere, Rachel gets ready for NYADA's winter showcase; and Kurt gets a second chance at an audition.

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Episode 10

Glee, Actually

Thu, Dec 13, 2012 60 mins

Sam and Brittany try to live their lives to the fullest before the Mayan apocalypse; Jake and Puck spend Hanukkah together; Artie has a life-changing dream; and Kurt has a special Christmas. The episode is a tribute to the 2003 film "Love Actually."

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Episode 11

Sadie Hawkins

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 60 mins

The ladies of New Directions organize a Sadie Hawkins dance for the school. Elsewhere, Sam looks for proof that the Warblers cheated at Sectionals; and Kurt tries to find his niche at NYADA.

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Episode 12


Thu, Jan 31, 2013 60 mins

A glee-club fund-raiser involves a calendar photo shoot. Elsewhere, Rachel faces a moral dilemma after landing a role in a student art film.

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Episode 13


Thu, Feb 7, 2013 60 mins

Finn encourages the glee-club members to channel their inner divas. Elsewhere, Rachel's arrogance causes Kurt to reach a breaking point; and Emma throws herself into wedding preparations.

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Episode 14

I Do

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 60 mins

Will and Emma get married on Valentine's Day. Former and current members of New Directions reunite in Lima to celebrate the nuptials.

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Episode 15

Girls (And Boys) on Film

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 60 mins

The glee club is tasked to perform a song from a movie. Meanwhile, Santana makes herself at home in the loft, but Rachel and Kurt aren't thrilled about it. The cast's performance of "Shout" marks the series' 500th musical number.

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Episode 16


Thu, Mar 14, 2013 60 mins

Will and Finn deal with the tension between them when they get an assignment from the glee-club students. Elsewhere, Santana thinks something's fishy with Brody's side job.

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Episode 17

Guilty Pleasures

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 60 mins

The students perform songs that they are usually too embarrassed to admit they love.

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Episode 18

Shooting Star

Thu, Apr 11, 2013 60 mins

As the glee club prepare for Regionals, an unthinkable event puts things into perspective.

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Episode 19

Sweet Dreams

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 60 mins

The members of New Directions prepare for the Regionals competition, which has a "Dreams" theme. Elsewhere, Rachel auditions for a Broadway revival of "Funny Girl."

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Episode 20

Lights Out

Thu, Apr 25, 2013 60 mins

The glee-club members perform acoustic songs after the power goes out at the high school. Elsewhere, Isabelle Wright asks Kurt to volunteer at a charity event for Vogue.com.

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Episode 21


Thu, May 2, 2013 60 mins

The glee kids perform Stevie Wonder songs. Meanwhile, Artie gets news that could affect his future; Rachel preps for her "Funny Girl" callback audition.

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Episode 22

All or Nothing

Thu, May 9, 2013 60 mins

In the Season 4 finale, the glee club performs at Regionals with newfound determination to advance in the competition. Meanwhile, Brittany comes back from MIT with a new attitude; and Ryder learns more about his "catfish."

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