09:17 AM EDT 03/30/2015
Originally posted 03/21/2015 02:15AM
[YOUTUBE "qaqVwlkTENc"] Many faces have passed through the halls of William McKinley High School.
On Glee's series finale Friday, an impressive number of the show's alums – not to mention some of its more memorable fashion fads and cultural touchstones – appeared in Lima for one last song and dance.
Here are a few of the highlights from the welcome returns, quirky character traits and celebrity cameos from Glee's two-hour finale.
Originally posted 03/21/2015 12:55AM
Glee wrapped its six-season run Friday night with a two-hour finale that evoked the best of the show's early days.
Twelve songs – ranging from the saccharine to the sublime – figured into the night's two episodes, "2009" and "Dreams Come True." Some provided character insight, some tugged at the heartstrings, and some were pure expressions of joy.
While the show was creatively as good as its been in a long time during its closing installment, some songs succeeded more than others. Below, our take on how each tune fared.
Originally posted 03/20/2015 11:25PM
Over its six seasons, Glee has consistently proven that it can stick a landing, and the series finale was the absolute epitome of the scrappy musical dramedy's ability to obliterate the memory of the bumpy road behind with one revelatory moment of heart-pumping, tear-jerking, can't-stop-yourself-from-smiling, singing-and-dancing glory.
The series's two-hour finale appropriately ended with One Republic's anthemic feel-good tune "I Lived." Indeed, the show "did it all." It was, for better or (often) worse just as messy and ridiculous as life – but, in its best moments, also as uplifting and powerful.
Considering how wildly uneven Glee has been for, well, most of its run, the ending turned out to be pretty darn near pitch-perfect.
Originally posted 03/20/2015 08:35PM
After six emotional seasons of song covers and endless ups and downs at William KcKinley High School, the cast of Glee are bidding farewell to the musical series.
Originally posted 03/16/2015 05:25PM
After six seasons, Glee airs its series finale on Friday.
Things have changed a lot for our core cast, with many of them going on to star in films (Lea Michele, Dianna Agron) or even become New York Times bestselling authors (Chris Colfer) while still calling Glee their home.
However, even superstars need their first big break – see below for the very first auditions from your Glee faves.
Originally posted 03/20/2015 02:40PM
Flashback Friday has been taken to a whole new level in the Glee series finale.
The final episode of the Fox musical dramedy will feature a stroll down memory lane to when Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) began forming the New Directions – and PEOPLE has an exclusive First Look.
Originally posted 07/25/2013 07:45PM
For many, it was a decidedly un-gleeful morning in LA.
Less than two weeks after the shocking death of Cory Monteith, friends and costars of the actor, including his girlfriend Lea Michele, reunited for a memorial on the Paramount studio lot, where Glee's auditorium scenes are filmed.
Michele joined producer Ryan Murphy and costars including Kevin McHale and Darren Criss at the indoor/outdoor event where guests mingled, dined on buffet food and listened to Glee-appropriate tunes like "Good Vibrations" in Monteith's honor.
Originally posted 07/22/2013 06:00AM
We know, we know: The #greatkatewait had you sitting on the edge of your beach chair.
But if you were busy soaking up some rays – or, equally likely, picking out a onesie for the royal baby – here are five things you might have missed this weekend:
Originally posted 11/27/2012 09:00AM
Normally, rescue dog Sophie has all of his attention but not on Thanksgiving weekend.
Originally posted 09/14/2012 06:00AM
Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz, Project X's Miles Teller and former Gossip Girl actress Jessica Szohr all visited Hollywood hotspot Blok on Tuesday night.
Szohr, Teller and Ushkowitz arrived around 1:15 a.m. and headed straight for the dance floor.
"They had some cocktails and danced until the club closed," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Szohr and Teller will costar in the upcoming indie romantic comedy Two Night Stand.
The trio of friends weren't the only big names spotted at the club. On Friday, Sofia Vergara, rumored fiancé Nick Loeb visited.
"Sofia came in with Nick and a few friends. They were very cute, holding hands and dancing at their table," a source says. "She was taking pictures and having a great time."
– Melody Chiu
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