'Glee' Recap: Rachel Chokes In Front Of Whoopi

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 3, Episode 18 of Fox's "Glee," entitled "Choke."

Rachel Berry may have choked during the biggest audition of her life, but after tonight's episode, I think it's "Glee" that needs the Heimlich.

When will the writers realize that these Public Service Announcements are slowly killing the show?

This week, we discover that Coach Bieste is in an abusive marriage after Cooter hits her in the face. I think a topic such as domestic violence deserves more than 15 minutes. Karofsky's abrupt suicide attempt was similarly handled earlier in the season. It's sloppy and irresponsible.

"Glee" has an opportunity to really teach its young audience about these extremely important topics, but that doesn't mean that week-after-week we should have to sit through a different PSA. Aside from a few quippy lines from Sue and swim coach Roz (guest star NeNe Leakes), Bieste's abuse was barely mentioned -- and when it was, it felt truly forced and out of place. Read More...


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