First Aired: Sep. 23, 2009 on FOX
Summary: Kurt joins the football team just to impress his father. Finn and Quinn's relationship get a shocking development. Rachel thinks her star is fading when Tina is given a better part during rehearsals which causes her to leave. Sue continues her schemes to dismantle the glee club.
Main Characters in this Episode
Noah Puckerman: Hey ankle grabber! I had sex with your mother. No seriously. I cleaned your pool, and then I had sex with her in your bed. Nice Star Wars sheets.
Noah 'Puck' Puckerman: So we're taking coaching advice from Lance Bass now?... Oh I get it, we have to think more like Amazonian black women.
- In the opening, Kurt performs "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" by BeyoncÃ© Knowles with Tina and Brittany as backup dancers. Heather Morris, who plays Brittany, was a back-up dancers for the "Single Ladies" performance with BeyoncÃ© Knowlesat the 2008 American Music Awards. Morris was actually a back-up dancer for Beyoncé for a year and a half between 2007-2008, and performed live with her for "Single Ladies."
- Rachel believes she should get the solo in 'Tonight' because she identifies with Natalie Wood. Wood, however, did not do her own singing in the film of West Side Story - she was dubbed by Marni Nixon.
- When she reveals to her sister that she has a secret about the baby, Terri's (Jessalyn Gilsig) sister says "Oh my god, is the baby black?" Jessalyn Gilsig also played in Ryan Murphy's Nip/Tuck as Gina Russo, the woman who gets pregnant by Christian Troy (Julian McMahon). In the season 1 finale, Gina gives birth to an African American baby, proving that it was never Christian's child.