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Glee Recap: 5 Things That Happened at McKinley That Would Never Happen IRL

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We left off on quite the heavy note with the mid-season finale of Glee in February. Karofsky attempted suicide and Quinn got in a bad car accident due to texting and driving. But on last night’s returning ep, “Big Brother,” all we got was Blaine’s flamboyant actor brother and some bad baby news for Sue. How did the Karofsky thing go without mention? And how come more time wasn’t spent discussing Quinn’s (SPOILER ALERT!!!) now being in a wheelchair? And don’t the gleeks just look a little bit too happy here when they should really be mourning the sadness that happened to their friends? Here’s that moment in time where we dissect the episode and talk about the totally unlikely things that happened. Ready, set..

1. Quinn is now in a wheelchair and she doesn’t even care. Seriously, she’s her usual cheery self a few months after the car accident and is totally optimistic that she’ll regain use of her legs with physical therapy and treatment. Now we don’t know about you, but we’d be pretty depressed if we all of a sudden became paralyzed and had to possibly put plans of college (YALE, nonetheless!) on hold. Why did Rachel care more about Quinn’s condition than she did?!

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Tina had the right idea. Wouldn’t you have reacted like this?!
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2. And speaking of Quinn in a wheelchair, her and Artie spend Senior Ditch Day at a park for disabled people. While the rest of New Directions go to Six Flags and ride roller-coasters on their day off, Artie teaches Quinn wheely tricks and takes her to a park for disabled people to make her more comfortable with her new set of wheels. But that plan backfires when she tells Artie she’s not one of them and will get better eventually. Awkward.
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3. Sue gets good — and bad — news about her unborn baby. The good news? It’s a girl, like she wanted. The bad news? She finds out that there were some “irregularities in the amnio” and that her baby has Down Syndrome like Becky. Ok, it’s not unlikely that that would happen to a woman of her age that’s pregnant — but it is unlikely that she’s even preggers in the first place. From a “celebrity” sperm donor. Puleez.
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4. Blaine’s brother Cooper comes to Lima. Actor Cooper is super famous because he’s on commercials, so obvs he’s pretty popular at McKinley. But not with Blaine, who kinda hates him and hates that he’s not an encouraging and supportive older brother who instead just criticized his every move. Obviously these two make up (and duet, like, 3 times) by episode’s end, but this whole relationship seems a bit weird to us. Cooper should just like Blaine! He’s more talented than him! Gosh.
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And besides, Blaine looks way hotter in the shower…
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5. Finn rethinks his relationship with Rachel. After Finn has some quality pool-cleaning time with Puck, he realizes that he wants a future, possibly not in NY, that possibly doesn’t involve Rachel. But when he confronts her about it, it turns into a fight and he tells Rachs she needs to figure out if he’s love with him or who she wants him to be. Just one comment here — we told ya so?!
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Did you like this episode? Think Quinn will stay in a wheelchair forever? What do you hope happens with Finchel?

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