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dee I'm sorry but I beg to differ with you. It was the most nothingness boring empty failure of an attempt at story telling about xmas. Last s2 episode was dumb as can be but it had a story-yeah, Britt believing in Santa asking Santa yatta,yatta,yatta.
The worst part was the schmaltz of the black and white special for an eternity of which was only 30mins with absolutely nothing but insanely stupid babble about nothing but mocking a day in time of past shows. The episode was not even funny in the least. It was an absolute waste of an hour of my time. I could have gone xmas shopping and got it all done that night but no I had to watch my show. I think there is a great number of fans who are greatly disappointed in that episode. IMO we had good reason.

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Honestly I enjoyed the episode...the moral of the episode was simple, instead of being selfish and self-serving on Christmas help and serve your community by giving your time and volunteering...that's what the Christmas Spirit is all about :) Why dump on the show when all it told you was to be decent to one another...it was much better than last yrs glee Christmas

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I have to agree with one of the comments (In my Best Comic Book Collector Guy Voice from ANOTHER Hit Fox show,"The Simpsons") Last nights Attempt by Fox to Dazzle us with a Supposed "Good Glee Christmas Show" was a Failure of an attempt and by far THE WORST EPISODE EVER! It was just a Rehash of Last year. Brittany asking Santa for Artie to walk. Rachel and (Finn is it?) breaking up (again?) Brittany believing in Santa, Sue acting like the Grinch. Yep, Same plot as Last years,, and they say this is a SEASON 3 episode?? Come On Fox, We are NOT stupid!! You Rehashed last years Episode and threw it at us like Pre-Chewed Gum!

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It's the holidays...clearly the episode was meant to be just a holiday episode! So I am personally not mad that there wasn't a move forward in the plot...thats almost always saved for after the new year anyway!

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this was an OK episode. i mean it is all christmas and no other recognitions. i mean i for one am jewish. when i saw it, i frowned because i knew it would be all christmas cheer. i must say there was some moments when i felt connected to the world again. it was probably the worst episode they have created. plus the whole black and white thing was messed up.

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It was an hour-long commercial for that album.

No more need be said.

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1) If being Jewish prevented people from doing anything "Christmas-y", Barbara Streisand would have never released her very popular Christmas album, and "White Christmas" (by Jewish composer Irving Berlin) would not have been written. It's not a conflict for Jewish people to appreciate Christmas.

2) There were little gems in this mess. The Cheerios dance number with the ribbons rocked. Finn & Puck were well suited to Springsteen's version of "Santa." And, "River" w/Rachel was really nice. BUT...does anyone else dislike how only one verse of a song is repeated ad naseum? Why don't they sing any of the other ones, especially in "Raindrops on Roses?" There's at least 3 different verses to that song. I thought when they get the rights to cover a song, they get to do the ENTIRE song. Not just one part. Weird...

3) The episode wasn't perfect. Singing "Do They Know It's Christmas" like they're belting out "Joy to the World" was just weird. Listen to those lyrics. It's not meant to be sung in that manner. I wasn't sure if this was part of the parody as well. Maybe it was unintentional...

4) Laughed the loudest at how Finn & Puck were dressed as Luke & Han. Honestly, Cory Monteith is not appreciated for his comic reactions as Finn. The expressions on his face throughout this episode were priceless, and probably mirrored ours in the audience.

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It seems there is just no pleasing anyone here. I am sure if the writers of Glee skipped over the holidays or re-ran the episode from last year someone who have complained about ignoring the holiday or the current talent that is on the show for some reason or another. There is just no pleasing anyone. There were bits and pieces of the show that I like, rest of it well it is what it is.

As I said before if someone hear can do a better job then those who are currently writing for the show then perhaps they should give it a try.

If the show gets worse I would say we only have ourselves to blame. What is that they say he who focuses on the negative aspects of anything brings more of the same negativity into his experience.

I think that every show on television should stop trying to be successful year after year. Because no matter what you do with the characters or what you focus on in an episode someone will always be offended or disgusted or sickened by ones efforts to entertain.

It is sad to see that this world is full of people who are never truly satisfied with anything. Why bother even posting good comments there going to be trashed anyway. What is the point.

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So sorry for the insult to you and yours. I feel the writer or writers for this episode were on crack or some hallucinogens. Writing mind boggling stuff they thought was funny. Marty Noxon is a well known talented writer who has a very good track record but not this one. She came from Mad Men set in the 60's Ad business with sexy sectretaries who the men take advantage of. Not my interest for entertainment but they win lots of awards. I thought Sam, quinn and Rory were supposed to be the ones filled with the true spirit of xmas. This episode was filled with a lot of parodies mocking the style and tempo of the day. I feel the whole episode was mocking or using some form of it in every aspect of the show. The songs chosen to sing. The emphasis on greed. They could have with these talented writers brought out something fresh and new not insulting with mockery. It would have been better if they had done just a variety hour of songs and skits.

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I agree 100%! That was the worst episode ever. Also, I'm from Ireland and Rory's character is pretty offensive to us, especially when Sam asked him to help him with his Sean Connery accent - Sean Connery is Scottish. Besides that they make it seem like Rory lives on a farm in the 1700's. Overall that episode was an embarrassment.




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