Glee: The post-sharing show’s ‘craziest’ performances go viral on its 13th anniversary
A Twitter thread by joy‘s The most unhinged performances, compiled in honor of his 13th anniversary, have gone viral.
The series about a high school music club, which premiered in 2009, has been criticized over the years for jokes and innuendos that some viewers now find problematic.
joy, however, remains a cult classic, and fans are celebrating the show’s 13th anniversary by compiling their favorite covers of the show in a Twitter post. The thread was shared on Wednesday (May 18). At the time of writing, it has more than 100,000 likes.
“In honor of the 13th anniversary joy First airing, here’s a thread of the show’s craziest performances,” read the caption.
“Kurt sings ‘Pink Houses’ and pretends to be straight,” the original Twitter user wrote.
“What about the literally criminal scene where Mr. Schue tries to stop Rachel’s crush by singing two songs about wanting to sleep with underage girls?” one asked.
Others added “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Baby Got Back,” and “Marry You” to the mix.
“Honestly, the fact that it went completely off the rails was the happy part,” commented another. “It’s cheesy satire and that’s what makes it incredibly entertaining. I was never a super fan but I won’t lie, I enjoyed the mess.”
Since joy As 2015 drew to a close, several cast members became embroiled in their own scandals, including the show’s leading lady Lea Michele, who was accused of behaving on set in a way some co-stars found “traumatic.” Michele – who played Rachel – later apologized “for any pain caused”.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/glee-unhinged-performances-viral-anniversary-b2082857.html Glee: The post-sharing show’s ‘craziest’ performances go viral on its 13th anniversary