Thursday, March 1, 2012

'Glee'-Cap: Michael Jackson Invades McKinley High

King of Pop's takeover leads to some head-scratching song choices.
By Jim Cantiello

Photo: FOX

<P>"Glee" paid tribute to Michael Jackson during Tuesday night's episode and, shockingly, kept the story moving along in the midst of several MJ-inspired musical numbers. Kurt, Rachel and Quinn all received great news about college, Rachel finally accepted Finn's proposal and evil Sebastian's plot to harm Kurt with a doctored slushee backfired when Blaine took the hit for his boyfriend. </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="" width="240" height="211"></div><p> Yet the forced "all Michael, all the time" song selection led to some head-scratching scenes including Kurt, Rachel and Finn serenading an injured Blaine with Jackson's love song to a rat, "Ben," and two different music-video re-enactments only appealed to Jackson superfans. The rest of us can enjoy my latest "Glee-cap"! Hit play on the embedded video and sing along with these lyrics. "Glee," "Glee" 's really hit the skids<br> MJ would have loved all the singing kids Time for a tribute<br> Veiled as a dispute<br> They all imitate<br> Michael's vocal takes Wish they didn't try<br> To simply ape his sigh<br> I guess "Glee" got paid<br> In tickets to <a href="">Cirque du Soleil</a> It's bad! It's bad! Come on! Oh, pointless themed episodes<br> Make me push fast-forward on my TiVo Artie's "Scream" remake<br> Complete with head shakes<br> Tired of getting dissed<br> Mike Chang's now his sis? Warblers fight for songs<br> No prob doing wrong<br> They're all blindly cruel<br> Since Blaine left their school Quinn sang goodbye to every ex<br> Have a seat, this'll take awhile<br> (She's had lots of sex)<br> Quinn got into Yale<br> And I'm all, "How?" <br> Then got distracted by Damian's hyper eyebrows They're bad! They're bad! Relax them! <br> If you don't, I will come wax them! Slutpig tried to slushee Kurt<br> But Blaine got in the way<br> Left him needing surgery<br> How dare you hurt my gay! <br> Despite Blaine's cute eye patch<br> Kurt is hungry for revenge<br> But that's a different better show on ABC, my friend "Glee," drop the shtick, you're better than this<br> Forcing Jackson songs is just as bad as this forced kiss<br> Just because you can afford it doesn't mean it has worth<br> Unless you're trying to give me nightmares<br> In that case, it worked No more bells and whistles, please<br> Clever songs are all you need<br> I get it, Ryan Murphy, Blaine had to bleed<br> So <a href="/news/articles/1676997/darren-crisis-how-to-succeed-in-business.jhtml">Darren could star in "How to Succeed"</a> But making Kurt and Finchel sing "Ben" to Blaine<br> Is the very definition of insane<br> I hope next week they get it right<br> With no stupid guests hogging "Glee" 's spotlight [<i>Cue clip of next week's episode starring Ricky Martin</i>] Whoops! <i>What did you think of this week's "Glee"? Let us know in the comments!</i></p>

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