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Season 1, Episode 1
Airdate May 19, 2009
Production Number 1ARC79
Written by Ryan Murphy
Brad Falchuk
Ian Brennan
Directed by Ryan Murphy
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GleeSeason One

Pilot is the first episode of the first season of Glee.

Starring: Dianna Agron (Quinn Fabray), Chris Colfer (Kurt Hummel), Jessalyn Gilsig (Terri Schuester), Jane Lynch (Sue Sylvester), Jayma Mays (Emma Pillsbury), Kevin McHale (Artie Abrams), Lea Michele (Rachel Berry), Cory Monteith (Finn Hudson), Matthew Morrison (Will Schuester), Amber Riley (Mercedes Jones), Mark Salling (Puck), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina Cohen-Chang)

Guest Starring: Stephen Tobolowsky, Patrick Gallagher, Iqbal Theba, Romy Rosemont, Ben Bledsoe, Justin Gaston

Co-Starring: Kent Avenido (Howard), Jane Galloway Heitz (Lillian Adler), Melanie Henderson (Barb), Aaron Hendry (Darren), Jerry Phillips (Young Finn), Naya Rivera (Santana Lopez)


Plot Overview


In an attempt to build buzz for the show, the pilot was aired several months in advance of fall season. A director's cut with additional scenes was later broadcast on September 2, 2009.


  • "Respect" performed by Mercedes Jones:
  • "Mr Cellophane" performed by Kurt Hummel:
  • "I Kissed A Girl" performed by Tina Cohen-Chang:
  • "On My Own" performed by Rachel Berry:
  • "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat" performed by New Directions:
  • "Can't Fight This Feeling" performed by Finn Hudson:
  • "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" by Journey:
  • "The One That I Want" by New Directions:
  • "Rehab" performed by Vocal Adrenaline:
  • "Leaving On A Jet Plane" performed by Will Schuester:
  • "Don't Stop Believing" performed by New Directions:

Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments