Glee Episode 510 Recap: Trio Of Horror Tower Of Terror

Who wants a DIY eye exam?

Who wants a DIY eye exam?

Whoah way to harsh our mellow brah

Woah I ate way too many mushrooms for this kind of light magic

BECKY! Yup, and she’s brought a duffle bag of 11-hour energy drinks and Twister.

Becky: “If you don’t play Twister with me, I’m calling the cops! OH SNAP!”

Who wants a yogurt smoothie

Who wants to try Whip-Its?

No way. The only inhalant we use is computer duster.

No way. The only inhalant we use is LIFE.

Some moments, minutes, hours or perhaps light-years later, Becky’s macking on Blaine and peer pressuring him into consuming 11-hour energy drinks as they attempt to engage in a twisty game of Twister. Suddenly, Blaine realizes his bosom buddies have flown the coop and he must seek them out, like how Moses climbed Mount Sinai. Becky sprawls out on the Twister board and says “When you come back, I’ll be here.”

And by then I will have consumed enough 11-hour energy drinks to get us pumping through 2015

And by then I will have consumed enough 11-hour energy drinks to get us pumping through 2015

Blaine roams the hallowed hallways, full of aching and yearning desire, and unsurprisingly to anybody who’s been to a lock-in, he finds his besties engaged in heavy petting.

This looks comfortable

If you could just move slightly to the side I have a bottle of red poison just behind you I was hoping to get my hands on

Yup, Sam and Tina are playing tonsil hockey while seated next to one another on a table — which’s awkward and uncomfortable, shouldn’t they be horizontal? — and Blaine’s absolutely horrified to witness this carnal display of heterosexual lust.

I can't believe you're listening to Mackelmore!!!

But we just ate turkey chili and haven’t brushed our teeth!


We then use invisible ink and stealth skills to steal a flashy pink car from a mean person and race all the way back  to New York, New York, where Adam Lambert’s helping Santana with her lines over a fancy feast at Fake Ellen’s Stardust Diner. This is what Santana was talking about when she said she could give him money, so stop saving your pennies for that pretzel. Santana’s obviously requested Rachel wait on her because she’s being a child, and Rachel is predictably aghast.

So you're saying this hat makes me look poor?

So when you say this hat makes me look like Oliver Twist, is that like a twinky thing, or like a bad thing.

Rachel gets all Lima Proper:

Rachel: “I gave you the apartment, I gave you Kurt, and you are never, ever, let me repeat, ever gonna play this part. Ever. Okay? But you can’t take my new best friend.”
Kurt: “You don’t own him, Rachel.”
Rachel: “I’m not speaking to you, traitor!”

Oh her? Yeah, she used to do anal with Quinn

Oh her? Yeah, she used to do anal with Sam. And she liked it, and he’s a lesbian. So who are we calling “best gay” now?

Someone named Gloria has requested the servers perform the song “Gloria” and both Santana and Rachel are eager to get into the ring and sing for their lives.

Maybe if I just snapped real hard on the back I could make her thong fall right off

Maybe if I just snapped real hard on the back I could make her thong fall right off

GIVE ME A JUNIOR MINT!!! // NO GIVE ME A JUNIOR MINT GIVE AUNTIE SNICKS A JUNIOR MINT!!! // NO ME!!!

GIVE ME A JUNIOR MINT!!! // NO GIVE ME A JUNIOR MINT GIVE AUNTIE SNICKS A JUNIOR MINT!!! // NO ME!!!

I slept with Quinn and you didn't I slept with Quinn and you didn't I slept with Quinn and you didn't

I slept with Quinn and you didn’t I slept with Quinn and you didn’t I slept with Quinn and you didn’t

It’s a shame these kids can’t work out their shit, because Santana, Rachel and Adam Lambert sound great together:

http://youtu.be/wuS8yKdp_6Q

At the conclusion of the song, Rachel and Santana demand Adam Lambert decide which of them is the Prettiest Pretty Pretty Princess in all the land, and Adam Lambert is like NO THANKS.

Adam Lambert: “You know what, until you guys can figure out your stuff, I’m done. I’m done with the band. Yeah. You know what Santana, you can find a new singing partner. Rachel, you can be my roommate, but I’m not your new best gay. And Kurt, you might be used to this kind of drama, but I’m not. I’m over it.”

But I'm wearing my best push-up bra!

But I’m wearing my best push-up bra!


Back in the hallowed hallways of McKinley High, Blaine’s arbitrarily upset that Tina and Sam ruined their Trio Night by sucking face. To be fair, it was Becky who genuinely ruined Trio Night, but whatever.

I TOLD YOU SEVENTEEN TIMES NOT TO BUY VERONICA MARS MOVIE TICKETS WITHOUT ME

I TOLD YOU SEVENTEEN TIMES NOT TO BUY VERONICA MARS MOVIE TICKETS WITHOUT ME AND THEN YOU DID AND NOW THEY’RE SOLD OUT

But uhh... it's gonna be streaming online too on the same day...

But bro, it’s totally streaming online the same day.

Wow, and now you're acting like watching it online is half as good as watching it in the theater with your friends. Whatever. Fuck you guys.

If you think those two options are even comparable I seriously do not have room in my life for this friendship.

Tina and Sam insist they just needed to explore their potential sexual chemistry but have since transcended their hormonal urges and would like to be a trio again. Blaine says he cannot forgive them for their misdeeds because ummmm… why anything, I guess.


Back in New York, Kurt’s attempting to mediate a conversation between Santana and Rachel Berry, the former of which suggests they duel it out Lima Heights style, which I hope includes mud wrestling.

And hymens do NOT grow back.

And hymens do NOT grow back.

Santana says that Rachel is a “selfish bitch,” and I hope both of them die in a fire.

Kurt: “Okay, we promised each other that we would stick by each other for two years, and you guys haven’t lasted for two months because you don’t care about anyone but yourselves. How about me? How about the fact that I lost my roommates? Or the fact that you scared off Elliot and now he wants to quit the band?”

Pull my finger. One of you. Just one of you pull my finger. It's gonna happen either way so you really should just go for it.

Pull my finger. One of you. Just one of you pull my finger. It’s gonna happen either way so you really should just go for it.

Santana and Rachel insist that their dispute, which’s over a professional matter, won’t interfere with their professional lives. With the band. Kurt’s like, look, I don’t want this drama in my band, I’m starting a new band with Demi Lovato and Adam Lambert, it’s a trio and we’re going to kill all of your children and eat your toast after we burn your toast.

So we're not gonna talk about the time you got your lube all over my copy of Electric Ladyland?

So we’re not gonna talk about the time you fully borrowed my vibrator and made it smell like peaches ‘n cream lube for literally MONTHS?

Santana’s irked that her girlfriend’s joined the new band, but Kurt’s like yup your girlfriend does not have time for your shit, she just wants to sing and have fun!

Bring Your Own Drama

It’s at Callbacks, by the way. Got that? It’s at Callbacks. Callbacks Bar. Friday night at Callbacks.

Cut to the gig, which Satana and Rachel have resentfully agreed to attend while “pretending to be friends,” which means sitting next to each other without yelling while making pissy faces at the people they are supposed to love and enjoy.

Look dude, I told you, it's $220 for the hour or Auntie Snicks don't got time for that

Look dude, I told you, it’s $220 for the hour or Auntie Snicks don’t got time for that

Dani’s got blue hair and is wearing a tuxedo, and the new band is called One Three Hill, and everybody LOVES it!

This is just super gay on so many levels I love it

This is just super gay on so many levels I love it

See for yourself:

http://youtu.be/ekr8c6ixY3k


Back in the Barbie Bushwick Dreamhouse Loft, Rachel’s pilfering through Santana’s drawer to find the thong she was wearing the night they first scissored.

Santana: “Why are you digging through my panty drawer, lezzie?”
Rachel: “Well, because before this drawer was filled with crotchless panties and stripper bras — ah! It was my scented candle drawer. Elliot’s lovely, but he seems to only know how to cook with cumin and curry.”
Santana: “Okay, can we just stop for a second about how you used to have an entire drawer dedicated to scented candles?”

Ugh I can't believe I used to use such a cheap harness

Ugh I can’t believe I used to use such a cheap harness

The two ladies take a break to get real for one second, admitting that neither of them have any female friends, and never really had female friends in high school either, which is mostly, I think, because Ryan Murphy hates women. Rachel asks Santana why she had to go for Rachel’s part, and Santana says, “There was an opportunity and I took it, you would have done the same thing.”

Kinda like when you saw an opportunity to explore your Sapphic side when Kurt was out of town

Kinda like when you saw an opportunity to explore your Sapphic side when Kurt was out of town

Before we can get too deep, One Three Hill shows up with a cakebox and some coffees. They tell the Warring Duo that they’d all be happy to sing or eat curry together if the two can stop acting like the living embodiment of what misogynist douchebag comedians think PMS looks like.

Why is Rachel holding the melting massage candle we only use during private Relaxation time?

Why is Rachel holding the melting massage candle we only use during private Relaxation time?

They’re like no thanks, gtg, and Dani’s like, please stay, it’d make me feel less guilty about being okay that Kurt kicked you out of the band, but Santana just gives her an icy kiss and heads off to rehearsal. The thing about lesbians on television is you can never tell if they’re kissing chastely because they’re feeling chaste or if they’re kissing chastely because Television Is So Mean To Us.

Dani was hoping for the makeout but ended up getting the fakeout

Dani was hoping for the makeout but ended up getting the fakeout


We then get so drunk we can’t even tie our own shoes and walk all the way back to Lima, Ohio, with only our socks on, where Blaine is admitting to his sexually adventurous friends that maybe he was being a little crazy to freak out about their game of hide-the-salami.

Blaine: I thought we were gonna have the perfect senior year, and the one that we got has been so weird and really hard.

Blaine says they’ll be friends forever and then they all hug. Really they should just have a threesome, like the movie Threesome. Somebody says, “It feels so weird to think about Glee Club going on without us.” I know that somebody said that because I wrote it down in this wordpress box.

Now kiss

Now kiss

Sir William says some nonsense about accomplishing things and pizza and says they’re all ready for nationals and that next week they’re all gonna be in Los Angeles and shouldn’t forget their sunblock. They sell sunblock in Los Angeles, though, just FYI.

I heard about this last week and I think it bears repeating: just one finger up the butt. Try it.

I heard about this last week and I think it bears repeating: just one finger up the butt. Try it.

This last musical number is the highlight of the episode if you watch Glee stoned, which I highly recommend. It’s “Hold On” by the supreme ’90s band Wilson Phillips.

That's right ladies, I'm here to invite you to enjoy the softer side of Sears

That’s right ladies, I’m here to invite you to enjoy the softer side of Sears

Looks like somebody wants a junior mint!

Looks like somebody wants a junior mint!

Sorry we blew our budget on DIVA week

Sorry we blew our set budget for the year on DIVA week

Divine Mother of All there is, whose essence Lies within us all and in all things.  Please fill this place with your sacred light and presence.

Divine Mother of All there is, whose essence Lies within us all and in all things. Please fill this place with your sacred light and presence.

And then Santana found her new best gay

And then Santana found her new best gay

Oh BTW Emma is pregnant

Oh BTW Emma is pregnant

Sing it girl, Sing it with the full breadth of your love for Santana, preach it

Sing it girl, sing it with all of your love for Santana, let that love come out of you girl

Everyone Is GAYYYY!!!

Everyone Is GAYYYY!!!

Look, you can watch THE WHOLE THING WITH YOUR EYEBALLS:

http://youtu.be/RH3LtehnPyU


Next week on Glee, everybody’s gonna forget to bring their sunblock and then all of their faces will burn off and then they are going to become wooly mammoths, but wooly mammoths who SING. Then they’re gonna go on tour again, in 3-D, but as singing wooly mammoths. That’s what happens when you forget your sunblock!

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8 Comments

  1. Can Demi and Adam stay forever? I enjoy them with Kurt so much more than any of the other new high schoolers they forced on us last year. Honestly though, Dani probably deserves better than Santana(whom I usually love) who was at her most petulant this episode. Her rivalry with Rachel has always brought the worst out in her.

    And that whole argument they were having all episode over Kurt and Eliot really annoys me in real life as well. Straight girls who think gay guys are their own personal pets, that is. Just pisses me off.

    • The Will/Emma situation was awful.

      First they are told they are trying to hard to get pregnant and just need to relax (which is a touch too close to ‘if you just have the right attitude you can will your illness away’ for me). Then, when they do get pregnant, she says ‘I’m having your [not our] baby’ and he says ‘we’re going to be a real family’ – because you have to procreate to really legitimate your relationship.

      Sorry – I’m sure there’s a more positive angle from which to approach all this.

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