This is how i think the episode of the glee school shooting went. A scene from thursday nights episode of glee, which has come under fire for its depiction of aschool shooting, which critics are saying is reminiscent of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. Glee s04 ep18 shooting star hd stream watch glee s04 ep18 shooting star online watch glee s04 ep18 shooting star online stream. Strong reaction is swirling about thursdays glee episode, shooting star, which included a character bringing a gun to school. Gets away from melodrama and silly storylines to real high school reality in the modern age in a very powerful way.
Glee is coming under fire for airing a school shooting episode, eerily similar to the sandy hook elementary school massacre that occurred on dec. Glee school shooting episode sandy hook parents say. School shooting episode of glee is way scarier now that im a teacher. Her parents must be insanely strict or have a large gun collection to warrant this much trouble.
This leads to a student who has no other options in their eyes than to get a gun and settle this their own way. These classic tv episodes about school shootings are more relevant than ever. Cnns carol costello talks with a newtown parent about glee s controversial episode regarding a school shooting. Even before the april 11th installment of glee aired, there was controversy. The jocks rule the school and will gang up on the weaker kids. In what ryan murphy deems the most powerful, emotional glee evereven more powerfully emotional than the one where that thing happened and lea michele. Do not read on if you have not yet seen season 4, episode 18 of foxs glee, shooting star. Less than four months since 20 children and six educators were gunned down at sandy hook elementary school, the television show glee depicted a school shooting in thursday nights episode. What then unfolds is an actually quite serious episode about religion, with the. After the glee club is denied a special, handicapable bus for artie to go to sectionals, will challenges the kids to experience life from a different point of view. Written by matthew hodgson and directed by bradley buecker, it aired on fox in the united states on april 11, 20. Less than four months after the tragic sandy hook elementary school shooting, the television show glee depicted a school shooting on thursday nights episode, causing major backlash on social media. Lauren potter, who plays becky, opens up about shocking moment. Wheels is the ninth episode of the american television series glee.
Im not pc at all, but i thought it was in very bad taste. Wheels is the ninth episode of glees first season and the ninth episode overall. This will include finn sorry, he was my favorite character, even though cory montieth died, he will still be in it and some of the old cast and new cast will be in it. A scene from thursday nights episode of glee, which has come under fire for its depiction of aschool shooting, which critics are saying is reminiscent of the sandy hook elementary school shooting in newtown. Wheels is the ninth episode of glees first season and the ninth. The tv show glee aired an episode about a school shooting this week, prompting a reaction from newtown families. Glee jump full performance hd season 1, episode 12 mattress. And if the images of a potential school shooting werent enough, a scene toward the end of the episode shows a gun control debate, as cheerleading coach sue sylvester claims the gun was hers. School shooting glee season 4 episode 18 gunshots at mckinley terrify the school and you wont believe who brought the gun.
Hit television show glee has come under fire for airing an episode depicting a school shooting eerily similar to the sandy hook massacre which shocked the world five months ago. Glee, sue sylvester take on school shootings hollywood. Ever since i became a teacher 3 years ago ive had to address several times over what would i do if a school shooting broke out in my building and what is my legal responsibility to the kids. Shooting star is the eighteenth episode of the fourth season of the american musical television series glee, and the eightyfourth episode overall. As the title might suggest, wheels is the big, artiecentric episode weve all been waiting for. The episode, titled shooting star, features students of the fictional mckinley high school hiding in the choir room after hearing gunshots. Just four months after the school shooting in newtown connecticut they hit tv series go lead depicted a similar attack on last nights episode called shooting star disclaimer about the. Glee school shooting episode strikes a chord in newtown. It premiered on november 11, 2009, following a threeweek hiatus. Glee tackles gun control with school shooting episode. Halfway through the episode, will schuester, the glee club coach played by matthew morrison, gathered his students in the choir room to begin.
If you too got wind of its content, you could probably predict our immediate reaction to the news glee did a school shooting episode. Shooting star is the eighteenth episode of glees fourth season and the. Her parents must be insanely strict or have a large gun collection to. Glee is the gayest program on television, combining, as all the best entertainments do, high school, hunky athletes, locker rooms, assertive girls. Glee school shooting episode should have been holstered in wake of newtown school massacre. When will finds out that the school cant afford the special bus that will help bring artie to sectionals, he insists the glee club hold a bake sale to raise the money to do so. In a fit of panic about whether shell be prepared for real life after. Why schoolshooting episodes need to stop glee is being criticized for its school shooting episode, but shooting star is only the latest in an. Glee club director will schuester is informed that the school budget will not cover a handicapaccessible bus to transport. Glee s latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the shows fictional william mckinley high school, had many viewers wondering, how soon is too soon.
Based on that episode, i have to think that murphy has a morbid curiosity with these kinds of shooting, and you cant look at this glee episode on its own. Deals with the aftermath of a school shooting in realistic ways. Glee s latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the shows fictional william mckinley high school. Glees craziest moments as show starring lea michele, cory. Fox screencap glee caused a stir thursday night with an episode that depicted a school shooting, something that hit much too close to home for some families in newtown, conn. A school shooting episode certainly shouldnt be offlimits for a 21stcentury high school show, and i actually believe that this electric boogaloo could pull it off, could find some smart, creative way to dramatize an emergency. Cnn this post contains spoilers for the april 11 episode of glee. I hate to start that argument but more and more schools are drifting from accademics to athletics. Glee addresses gun violence with school shooting video. Glee rachel fires dakota stanley after he is mean to the glee club 1x03 duration.
It premiered on april 11, 20 after returning from a 3 week hiatus. Glee s latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the shows fictional william mckinley high school, had many. Eleven seasons after airing its first school shooting themed episode in 2004, degrassi went there again in the shows latest incarnation on netflix. The series i always wanted but never had growing up, it covers everything from school bullying to sexuality, and its a glee school shooting episode. Wheels sees the glee club hold a bake sale to raise money for a handicap accessible bus, so that club member artie kevin mchale can travel with them to sectionals and will matthew. Glee s04 ep18 shooting star hd watch dailymotion video. Glee depicts school shooting in controversial shooting.
High school teacher will agrees to take over his schools glee club, whose misfit members. Artie having to wheel himself into a pool for a musical number. Artie begins to sing around the school and its shown that he appears to have. Last year, glee handled this with a whimsical episode in which. On one of those episodes, jessica langes son carries out a columbinetype school shooting, killing many of his classmates. The tv show glee aired an episode about a school shooting. The fox musical dramedy depicted a school shooting in thursdays episode titled shooting star. Shooting star is the eighteenth episode of glees fourth season and the eightyfourth episode overall. The episode is already being talked about as glee s school shooting episode, which is a tiny overstatement.
When artie may not be able to travel with the group to sectionals. Written by series cocreator ryan murphy and directed by paris barclay, the episode premiered on the fox network on november 11, 2009. Glee fans rewatching in horror as they realise musical was. Jenna ushkowitz talks exclusive interview spoiler alert do not continue reading unless youve watched this weeks episode tonights glee was definitely one of the. Glee s school shooting episode last night struck a chord with residents of newton, connecticut, the site of the december 14th shooting at sandy hook elementary school that. New directions are heading to regionals, but before they can rehearse, brittany announces that an asteroid is headed for lima, ohio. Artie, the handicapped one in a wheelchair, is the focus of a charity in which his fellow glee mates are assigned to figuratively be in his shoes as they all mostly do without walking while also having a. Always one to keep its finger on what the kids are into, whether it be lady gaga or gwyneth paltrow or watching a tv show out of pure hatred, glee has latched on to the hot trend of school shootings thats seen such a comeback of late. Foxs glee tackled its heaviest subject matter in its fourseason run on thursday with an hour primarily focused. School shooting episode of glee is way scarier now that i. Glee school shooting episode should have been holstered. Newtown victim group issued a warning about the episode.
Thursday nights glee, which involved a school shooting, has drawn a warning to watch with caution by an antiviolence organization formed following the sandy hook tragedy in. Glee 20 in the episode titled shooting star, the new directions are forced to hide in the choir room. Glee school shooting one shot down, three more to go. The glee school shooting episode was somehow worse than. Further down the hallway, will is asking principle figgins for school funds to get a. These classic tv episodes about school shootings are more.708 834 984 595 635 1468 449 110 475 1082 1177 573 352 1171 1127 456 711 899 1466 197 1191 1526 989 1349 908 618 283 1494 1246 699 860 140 1101 685