Glee" was actually ever good to begin with, we're positive about one thing: It isn't now. At this rate, we highly doubt Ryan Murphy can turn around his once-at-least-entertaining high school singing show. Therefore, instead of getting viewers to start believin' again, we present a handy guide on how he and his writers can make the series even worse. Our apologies in advance if you see any of these pop up in Season 4.While we're still trying to figure out whether "
Make Brittany Dumber
She already believes in leprechauns and thinks Santa is real, so it couldn't hurt to have an entire episode (or three!) devoted to her forgetting her own name and how to dance, only to make everyone feel like BULLIES when they point out that she could not possibly be this inept… while gratingly referring to her by her full name of Brittany S. Pierce, annoying initial and all.
You know that character who is supposed to be stuck up, annoying, and generally intolerable? The one who is given dialogue and story lines in an already-huge ensemble? Let's see more of her, especially when she's strictly in scenes with "Glee Project" winners.
New New Directions
Even before our seniors graduate, the writers simply must add another ten members to Mr. Schue's club -- you know, the one that everyone in school seems to hate and is impossible to find new recruits for, but that always has five mute student extras who are just hanging out in the music room. This will allow the addition of more stunt-casted guest stars and vestigial family members to the series. We suggest bringing Dave Karofsky into the group, and for an added bonus, making everyone forget about his attempted suicide, in effect acknowledging that it was a manipulative plot device in the first place.
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President Burt Hummel
Because his last-minute write-in congressional campaign resulted in victory by a landslide, why not really push Kurt's dad's political career forward by devoting an entire story arc to him randomly winning the 2012 presidential race? He can be the first president to turn down living in the White House and instead conduct the country's business from his car shop. This will no doubt cause tension between Kurt and Finn, serving as an excuse to once again revisit that buried hatchet.
Everyone likes hearing the kids sing the occasional popular throwback and even a mash-up or two, so surely that means every single song should be three-in-one, and that entire episodes should be dedicated to songs that high school students in the '10s would have never remotely heard of. And let Sue sing some of them!
Check out one of those mash-ups in this clip from last week's "Glee":