Keeping with our Halloween Theme for this week, I am doing the Rocky Horror Glee Show.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a very old but very good movie. The original movie came out in September 1975 and was a box office hit. These days there are still midnight screenings of the film that get sold out. I am a huge fan of the film and I watch it almost every Halloween and when I heard glee was making an episode dedicated to the film I was so excited.

So come up to the lab and see what's on the slab. I see you shiver with antici... pation.
A very famous line from the original movie

Mercedes campaigns for Dr. Frank-N-Furter (originally played by Tim Curry) as a way to finally give her a lead role and modernize New Directions' take on the show. Cue Mercedes ripping on the tune — albeit a visually toned-down version, as she's opted for Frank-N-Furter's lab garb, rather than the leather-and-garter-belt ensemble he wore in the scene. It's a solo assignment that completely makes sense in the scheme of this episode.
I believe she did an amazing job at portraying Frank-N-Furter, she did it her own way and Rocked!!

If you havnt seen the movie, I really suggest that you do, here is the story line.
It's the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when they car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there? Especially when a large group of Transylvanians dance to the 'Time Warp', Dr. Frank-N-Furter builds his own man and a whole host of participation for the audience to enjoy.

On Glee
The production couldn't be drama-free for long. After seeing her latest edition of Sue's Corner a pair of local station execs (original Rocky cast members Meat Loaf and Barry Bostwick) enlist her to do an exposé on the outrageous ways taxpayer dollars are being used for school arts programs. Her newfound enthusiasm lands her a role narrating the show as the criminologist, while Emma comes on board as costume designer.

I love that they brough some of the cast from the orginal film into this remake. When I saw Meat Loaf a laughed out load and scared my honey! I was so exited 

The costumes were amazing and the songs were done very well. I love Glee and Rocky Horror! They did a fantastic job of recreating the film in their own way. It is so funny how they incorporated the film into 47 minutes but they did a fabulous job.

Mr. Schuester and Sue have a confrontation that addresses the question of where teachers should set artistic boundaries. He ultimately decides to cancel the musical and deliver's the episode's message: "Rocky Horror isn't about pushing boundaries or making an audience accept a certain rebellious point of view... [The midnight shows] were for outcasts, people on the fringes... searching for anyplace where they felt like they belonged." With that, the entire ensemble delivers a rousing, G-rated rendition of Rocky's most popular tune to close out the show.
All and all i believe they did a wonderful job!

Bravo Glee for a Job well done
Even if you have never seen the movie I think you would enjoy this episode.
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