THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite "Glee" Performances—The Teachers' Edition (Video)

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On the latest episode of the Fox hit series "Glee," Ricky Martin, who will star as Che in the upcoming Broadway revival of Evita, guest starred as McKinley High's newest Spanish teacher. After Martin's epic bilingual cover of LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It," we thought we'd share our favorite musical performances from the McKinley High staff.

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Tony Award nominee Matthew Morrison stars on the series as McKinley High teacher and glee club director Will Schuester. In the first season of the Fox musical series, Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) was overcome with her teacher's irresistible charm and was convinced Schuester was interested. Of course, the only way "Mr. Shu" gets through to his students on "Glee" is by performing. To set things straight, he sang a mashup of The Police's "Don't Stand So Close To Me" and "Young Girl" by Gary Puckett & the Union Gap.


szólj hozzá: Mr. Shue mash-up

Bryan Ryan, played by Broadway favorite Neil Patrick Harris, guest starred on the series' first season as a board member at William McKinley High School. (He is also a longtime rival of Will Schuester's). Here, Morrison and Harris face off to the Aerosmith rock number "Dream On." Morrison and Harris sharing the stage—dream is right!


szólj hozzá: Glee - Dream On

Jane Lynch stars as McKinley High's other favorite (or not-so-favorite) teacher, Sue Sylvester. Although she doesn't have many moments to showcase her vocal abilities, the "Glee" Madonna-themed episode gave Lynch a chance to "Vogue."


szólj hozzá: Vogue

In the first season of "Glee," Tony Award winner Idina Menzel guest starred as the director of the rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline. When we find out that Shelby Corcoran is also the biological mother of Rachel (Michele), her daughter requests a duet with her mom—the two cover a ballad version of Lady Gaga's "Poker Face."


szólj hozzá: Poker Face

Another great moment from Mr. Schuester (Morrison) is the performance of "Tell Me Something Good." Here, he attempts to seduce Sue (Lynch), which is part of his plan on getting revenge against Coach Sylvester and the Cheerios.


szólj hozzá: Tell Me Something Good

In the Rocky Horror-themed episode of "Glee," McKinley High School guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury, played on the series by Jayma Mays, also partakes in the Rocky action. To get Schuester's (Morrison) attention, she performs Janet's second act number, "Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me."


szólj hozzá: Touch-a Touch-a Touch-a Touch

Holly Holliday, played by guest star Gwyneth Paltrow, was introduced in the series' second season. When Schuester (Morrison) is sick and unable to come to work, Holly is called in to substitute teach. In her first appearance she performed Cee Lo Green's hit song, "Forget You," winning over both the New Directions and the die-hard fans of "Glee." Thank goodness she was cast in a multi-episode arc!


szólj hozzá: Forget You

In Paltrow's last appearance on "Glee," she said goodbye to the glee club—and temporary fling Will Schuester (Morrison)—with her rendition of Adele's "Turning Tables."


szólj hozzá: Turning Tables

When Menzel returned to "Glee" on the series' third season—this time as a McKinley High staff member and director of the all-girl glee club The TroubleTones—she joined Morrison for a mashup of Lady Gaga's "You and I" and Eddie Rabbit's "Just You and I."


szólj hozzá: Glee - You And I/You And I

And, in case you missed it, here is Martin's performance of LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It"—the title pretty much sums things up!

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