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Glee: Cause for Concern?

Yes, another post about Glee.

Try this one on for size: the dumb, blonde cheerleader (with a heart of gold–remember when she bought her friend Becky a cupcake in the wheelchair episode?) talking with the smart, multiracial cheerleader about Rachel’s outfits: “Those sweaters make her look home-schooled.”

Gawker worries that this preview means that Glee has jumped the shark. I used that phrase when I was speaking with my undergrad interns tonight, and they all stared at me with blank faces. I must be getting old.

But not too old to enjoy some giddy anticipation for Glee. Gawker worries about the prospects for a new season, as well as pitfalls to avoid from other fabulous first-seasons. I worry, too, but giving the producers the benefit of the doubt.

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Ricco Villanueva Siasoco is a Manhattan-based writer and non-profit manager. More

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