Glee Recap: Where Air Comes From

It’s a little bit of a bummer to follow up last week’s joyfest of an episode with an hour of Glee that doesn’t clear any bar higher than the one set by Naya Rivera’s M&M’s commercial. Fortunately, it’s one of the best candy commercials in recent memory, so this was still a decent episode — it just lacked the sparkle of last week’s.

Before we dive into the episode, a question: Am I getting really puritanical, or is it inappropriate for a girl (Tina) to straddle a drugged, sleeping boy (Blaine) that she’s in love with while she unbuttons his shirt and then slowly rubs VapoRub into his chest? The Tina/Blaine crush had a tiny bit of potential to begin with — "I have a crush on a gay guy" is a pretty common real-life choir complaint — but it’s getting turned into Tina being obsessed with "going after what she wants." I’m assuming her actions were supposed to be sweet, but the whole situation felt predatory. Read More...


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