This popular musical comedy series captures the angst and wonder of the high school years by following the personal lives and musical ambitions of a group of high school misfits.
At Mc Kinley High, the kids on the lowest rung of the social ladder are the members of the New Directions glee club.
Then, idealistic Will Schuester (Matthew Morrrison), who has been teaching Spanish, decides he wants to lead the singing group back to the level of its glory days, when he was one of the stars of the club as a student.
Schuester's enthusiasm brings together a motley crew of loners and oddballs.
Aspiring diva Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) has a beautiful voice and grating personality.
Each episode follows the ensemble through the trials and tribulations of high school, from mean girls, prejudice, first love and popularity with an inventive use of songs, both contemporary hits and classic standards.
Since the story involves a group of kids working on songs, the musical numbers fit seamlessly into the storylines.
As the series progresses, the characters reveal the complicated struggles beyond the high school hierarchy.
Schuester's wife fakes a pregnancy to try to hold together a faltering marriage.
Quinn is trying to hide a pregnancy, and Finn is not the father.