Glee Episode Summary
Season 1 Episode 1
Episode Title - Pilot
In this first episode of Glee we meet several of the cast including
fame obsessed Rachel who has former glee director Sandy Ryerson dismissed from
school by informing Principal Figgins of his disorderly conduct with a male
Enter Will Shuster Spanish teacher and former glee club
member in his high school day. He wants to recapture his glory days by taking
over the glee club according to his wife Terri Shuster.
With only five members in the glee club including: Rachel
Berry, Tina Cohen-Chang, Kurt Hummel, Artie Abrams and Mercedes Jones Will are
desperate to find new members to join the club. He speaks with cheerleader coach
Sue Sylvester and she informs him that her Cheerios will not join a club for
losers. He then speaks with football coach Ken Tanaka and he allows him to talk
to his team.
After walking through the locker room Will hears someone
singing in the shower and takes some marijuana given to him by Sandy Ryerson
and plants it in Finn Hudson’s locker room and blackmails him into joining the
glee club called The New Directions.
Will then decides to take the glee club on a weekend field
trip to see Carmel High School glee club called Vocal Adrenaline. With Will and
counselor Emma Pillsbury as chaperones The New Directions travel to see Vocal
Adrenaline perform and after watching the performance they know they are outmatched.
When will returns home Terri congratulates him by informing
him that they are going to have a baby. Will then decides to quit his teaching
job in order to get a job that pays more so that he can support his growing
When Emma finds out that her secret crust Will Shuster quit
because he is having a family she is crushed and has a talk with him.
With Will Shuster not blackmailing him anymore Finn quits
glee. While talking with his football teammates Finn decides that glee makes
him happy and decided to do both and gets an idea for a glee number while
walking on the field.
When Will Shuster goes to say goodbye to the glee kids he
see them perform and decides to stay as the glee director.