— Yes, Brittany, there is a Santa Claus… or at least that’s what the glee club hopes their reality-challenged Cheerio will continue to believe as the story unfolds.
— Look forward to some not-so-traditional holiday songs that nevertheless have been lodged in your brains since childhood. Think tunes from “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and, of course, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
— Kurt. Blaine. Duet. Holiday magic.
— An interesting point is raised: What exactly IS the difference between Santa’s elves and slaves?
— If, like us, you’ve always had a soft spot for a certain holiday tune made famous by Wham!, you’ll adore it even more now — even as it breaks your heart a little bit.
— Seasonal Slushies.
— What Secret Santa gift do you get for the person who has everything? It’s a common problem for the McKinley staff. Maybe too common.
— As far as the episode’s scene-stealer, it’s a toss-up between Becky and Coach Beiste.
— And finally, will there be a Christmas miracle of Carol-Brady-singing-in-church proportions under the Glee
tree? There just might be more than one…