History Trivia / Glee

5th Jun '16 3:57:38 PM nombretomado
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** Magenta was played by an actress named Patricia Quinn in the RockyHorrorPictureShow. [[FridgeBrilliance Quinn]] Fabray [[InvertedTrope plays Magenta]] in the Rocky Horror Glee Show.

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** Magenta was played by an actress named Patricia Quinn in the RockyHorrorPictureShow.''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''. [[FridgeBrilliance Quinn]] Fabray [[InvertedTrope plays Magenta]] in the Rocky Horror Glee Show.
11th May '16 11:46:58 AM goldenroad
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** In "On My Way", the Warblers perform "Stand", which features the lyric "Stand, you're gonna run again". Three years later, the man who sang the song, Creator/GrantGustin, would get a job that involved a lot of [[{{Series/TheFlash2014}} running]].
10th May '16 3:09:54 AM goldenroad
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** The success of ''Glee'' has sparked interest in Mark Salling's music career.

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** The success * RetroactiveRecognition: On one of ''Glee'' has sparked interest the many alternate Earths out there, [[{{Series/TheFlash2014}} Barry Allen]] and [[{{Series/Supergirl2015}} Kara Zor-El]] are members of rival show choirs in Mark Salling's music career.Lima, Ohio.
27th Apr '16 12:29:44 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The deaf choir director is the Operative's first on-screen victim in ''Film/{{Serenity}}''.
** "Wheels" has [[TheGuild Vork]] making a brief appearance.
** [[Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical Harry Freakin' Potter]] is Kurt's new friend from Dalton Academy..
** [[Theatre/SpringAwakening Wendla]] is the overpowering student "leader" of the Glee Club.
** The [[Theatre/{{RENT}} bohemian performance artist]] and [[Theatre/{{Wicked}} misunderstood Wicked Witch of the West]] is the director of Vocal Adrenaline and Rachel's mom.
** The perky blonde [[Theatre/{{Wicked}} Good Witch]] is the [[TypeCasting perky blonde]] high school dropout and Will's short-lived romantic fling.
** Will divorced with [[Series/{{Heroes}} Meredith]] and now he's gonna be with [[Series/{{Heroes}} Charlie]].
*** Hiro should have suspected that Samuel would hide her in a small town in Ohio.
*** As long as neither of them mention how AlphaBitch [[Series/{{Heroes}} Debbie]] also got kicked off her last cheerleading squad because of alcohol, she might get her boyfriend back. That is as long as [[Series/{{Heroes}} Bob]] doesn't tell anyone about them, first.
** Emma's new beau is [[FullHouse Uncle Jesse]].
** Rory, the Season 3 Irish Exchange Student, is played by the Boy Wonder from Celtic Thunder.
** Hmm. That [[NaughtyNun nun]] judge resembled [[Series/BostonPublic a certain high school music teacher...]]
** [[GoodLuckCharlie Ivy]] is one of Quinn's "skank" crowd in Season 3.
** [[StarWars Chewbacca]] in Artie's daydream was played by Peter Mayhew, the ''original'' Chewbacca.
** Hey, what is [[Theatre/SpringAwakening Melchi Gabor]] doing in Ohio singing ACDC?
** [[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent Zach Nichols]] is one of Rachel's dads.
** [[Series/{{Frasier}} Cam Winston]] plays her other dad.
** Blaine's brother is [[Series/WhiteCollar Neal Caffrey]]. Let's hope none of the New Directions are missing their wallets.
*** He's also [[Series/{{Chuck}} Bryce Larkin]]... Let's hope none of the New Directions wake up with all the US government's secrets in their heads.
** If you have a ''really'' good memory for faces, you probably recognize Sugar as Vange from the second generation [[Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark Midnight Society.]]
*** Or just as Roxanne from ''Series/AmericanDreams''
** One of the new bullies in season 4 is [[Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide Cookie]].
** Sam has the same dad as [[Series/{{Smallville}} Superman]].
** If you pay attention during "Swan Song", you can see Ellis Wylie of ''Series/TheGleeProject'' - eliminated in her second week and back as a background extra that even Ryan wasn't aware of.
** ''Series/SoYouThinkYouCanDance'' finalists have a habit of appearing on the show, mainly in competing show choirs (where the singing is actually done by a separate group of singers), although Courtney Galiano has been credited for having a speaking (non-dancing) part. At least one SYTYCD finalist has appeared on Glee before SYTYCD.
** Hey, remember that time Finn Hudson got eaten by a [[{{Series/Supernatural}} Wendigo?]]
** Kurt's dad is Mike O'Malley.
** Dave Karofsky's dad is [[Series/{{Lost}} Arzt]]!
** Kitty is [[RockOfAges Sherrie Christian]] [[note]] (Becca Tobin was the understudy for the role and only performed a few times)[[/note]]
** [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Detective Wilden]] is a stripper that robbed the New York gang.
** [[Series/GossipGirl Nate Archibald]] is Quinn's new boyfriend.
** [[TheTroop Mr. Stockley]] is in David Martinez's class.
** Sebastian Smythe is also [[Series/TheFlash2014 the Fastest Man Alive]].
** One of the judges from "Sectionals" is [[Film/PitchPerfect Aubrey Posen]]
** Quinn's dad is [[Series/GilmoreGirls Mitchum Hunzberger]], who's gotten himself a new StepfordSmiler blond wife and is an ass to another offspring.
** Skylar Austin goes from [[Film/PitchPerfect college acappella group the Trebletones]] back to high school with the group "Throat Explosion" in episode 11 of Season 5 -- not to mention also being on ''Theater/SpringAwakening'' in the original run.
** Alma Lopez, Santana's grandmother, is also [[Series/JaneTheVirgin Jane]]'s grandmother, who, just like Alma, is deeply religious.
** Quinn's dad is [[Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy Quill's grandpa]].
** The following cast members from ''Theatre/SpringAwakening'' appearances:
*** Creator/LeaMichele as Rachel
*** Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina
*** Creator/JonathanGroff as Jesse
*** Molly [=McCook=] as a sophomore singer
*** Lindsay Pearce as Harmony
*** Ali Stroker as Betty
*** Phoebe Strole as Penny
*** Creator/SkylarAstin as Jean Baptiste
*** Billy Lewis, Jr. as Mason
*** Treshelle Edmond as a deaf choir member
14th Apr '16 9:16:58 AM lakingsif
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** One of the guys playing a male cheerleader on the Cheerios! is [=MichaelEddie=] Rivera. Naya Rivera, head cheerleader Santana, has a brother with the same name.
10th Apr '16 5:53:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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See also
* HeyItsThatVoice.{{Glee}}
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19th Mar '16 2:43:45 PM lakingsif
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* ActorInspiredElement: Several of the casts' actual nicknames have been used for their characters: Naya Rivera's "Snixx" for Santana, Mark Salling's "the Saw" for Puck, ChrisColfer's "Kurt" (which was made his character's name) and "Porcelain", and DiannaAgron's "Lady" (made "Lady Fabray") for Quinn and "Shelby" (which was made the name of her daughter's adoptive mother).

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* ActorInspiredElement: Several of the casts' actual nicknames have been used for their characters: Naya Rivera's Creator/NayaRivera's "Snixx" for Santana, Mark Salling's "the Saw" for Puck, ChrisColfer's "Kurt" (which was made his character's name) and "Porcelain", and DiannaAgron's "Lady" (made "Lady Fabray") for Quinn and "Shelby" (which was made the name of her daughter's adoptive mother).



** In "Mash-Off" Cory Monteith didn't know Naya Rivera (Santana) was going to slap him, Director Eric Stoltz mouthed it to Naya in the very last scene. Made better by the fact that the slap was in fact real.

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** In "Mash-Off" Cory Monteith didn't know Naya Rivera Creator/NayaRivera (Santana) was going to slap him, Director Eric Stoltz mouthed it to Naya in the very last scene. Made better by the fact that the slap was in fact real.



** Naya Rivera (Santana) had originally auditioned for the part of Mercedes.

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** Naya Rivera Creator/NayaRivera (Santana) had originally auditioned for the part of Mercedes.
19th Mar '16 4:56:04 AM Hossmeister
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7th Mar '16 3:53:38 AM annieholmes
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*** Treshelle Edmond (the revival's Martha) as a deaf choir member

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*** Treshelle Edmond (the revival's Martha) as a deaf choir membermember
7th Mar '16 3:49:02 AM annieholmes
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** Rachel auditions for Glee by singing the song "On My Own" from ''Literature/LesMiserables'' (the musical). Creator/LeaMichele, the actress who plays Rachel, made her Broadway debut as Young Cosette in the Broadway cast of the same musical and more recently played Eponine in the Hollywood Bowl concert. For those not in the know, grown Eponine sings "On My Own". Young Cosette/Young Eponine (nonspeaking) rotate nights in most productions, so she would have played both roles.

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** Rachel auditions for Glee by singing the song "On My Own" from ''Literature/LesMiserables'' (the musical). Creator/LeaMichele, the actress who plays Rachel, made her Broadway debut as Young Cosette in the Broadway cast of the same musical and more recently played Eponine in the Hollywood Bowl concert.concspert. For those not in the know, grown Eponine sings "On My Own". Young Cosette/Young Eponine (nonspeaking) rotate nights in most productions, so she would have played both roles.


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*** Treshelle Edmond (the revival's Martha) as a deaf choir member
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