Listen to the Music from 'Glee' Episode 9: "Wheels"
Listen to the Music from 'Glee' Episode 9: "Wheels"
That three-week wait was worth it, gleeks: "Wheels" is a pretty good episode.  And it does mark the beginning of a string of new plotlines for the characters.  Seems Finn is going to figure out the truth being Quinn's baby.  Artie gets a storyline of his own (because, let's face it, I don't think his thing with Tina will end just like that).  And Sue drops a surprise on us by revealing that her sister has Down's syndrome, something that even Will will not believe.

That said, it's a pretty heavy episode, although not as outright as "Vitamin D".  It's the sort of episode that makes you go whisper "whoa" rather than shout "what?"  I'll go on a limb and say the final scene between Artie and Tina--when she reveals she's been faking her stuttering all along--is at par with the Will-Emma heartbreaker, because I can really feel Artie's disillusionment.  But, as I said, this should not be the end of it.  Besides, they do say love knows no boundaries...

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And we had pretty good music, too, helped by the fact that Artie gets a solo.  We've heard a couple of the songs from last night on the Glee soundtrack--the disappointingly truncated "Defying Gravity" and the aforementioned "Dancing With Myself"--and then there's "Proud Mary", which features Mercedes, Tina and Artie up front.  So come on and listen, and dance, and who knows what else...

Kevin McHale's "Dancing With Myself":

Chris Colfer and Lea Michele's "Defying Gravity":

The Glee cast's "Proud Mary":

More "Wheels"

- Henrik Batallones, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of Fox)

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