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Graduation is quickly comin’ — and we’re in for one heck of an emotional rollercoaster! Spoilers are being released at rapid speed for Tuesday’s all-new Season 3, Episode 17: “Dance With Somebody” – the Whitney Houston tribute – and it looks to be a wild ride in store, as well as a kick-off to tricky times ahead for graduating seniors…

The Hollywood Reporter dishes that it’s a big ep in particular for our beloved Klaine, who will finally be addressing the “elephant in the room” – Kurt’s (Chris Colfer) upcoming senior graduation departure! – due in large part to Mr. Schuester’s (Matthew Morrison) Whitney-inspired assignment.

They tease that the course of the ‘ship throughout the episode will “ruffle the feathers” of fans, and we imagine that has a little something to do with Blaine’s  (Darren Criss) incoming take on Whitney’s “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” But surely there’s light at the end of that tunnel, right? Right?!

Credit: Dianna Agron on Twitter/Danielle Levitt/FOX ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

Meanwhile, as one romance hits trouble, another just might be about to emerge. THR says Quinn’s (Dianna Agron) connection with a “certain someone” – cough JOE! [Samuel Larsen] cough – will grow, as he turns to a person from Q’s past for advice on his feelings for her. Perhaps a former fella? Finn (Cory Monteith)? Puck (Mark Salling)? (Now that might be an interesting chat!) Hmm…

AND, Kurt will be doubling-up on the heartbreaking scenes when he hits a sweet note with “I Have Nothing,” which comes at the heels of a heart-to-heart he’s said to have with Papa Hummel, according to TV Guide. Ye have been warned – those Hummel men pack an emotional punch when they want to!! We’re stockin’ up on tissues…

Sources: The Hollywood ReporterTV Guide

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