New New York

Season 5, Episode 14 -  Air Date: 4/1/2014
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From FOX: "A few months after the end of the glee club, New Directions alumni are adjusting to their new lives in the Big Apple: Blaine and Sam have moved in with Kurt, while Artie experiences difficulties navigating the mean streets of Manhattan. Also, Rachel gets accustomed to being a Broadway star, and Mercedes (guest star Amber Riley) moves to New York to work on her album."

‘Glee‘ Recap: It‘s Not All Puppies and Rainbows in New York

I really have to wonder if moving the show‘s main focus to New York can really save Glee. This latest episode has me pretty unconvinced, which is unfortunate. Perhaps it‘s because the only conflict is between Kurt and Blaine. Perhaps it‘s because the characters still act like high school kids. The only ones who seem to act like adults are Kurt and Rachel -- and they explain it by saying they‘ve been in New York longer. Huh? Yeah, I‘m confused too. In addition to the Klaine conflict, Sam and Artie have trouble finding their way around the big city, Rachel gets a verbal slap in the face from Artie to knock her off her pedestal -- sort of -- and Mercedes moves to the East Coast to record her album.
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