Namedrops and Pop Culture References from Episode 2.4, “Duets”

Name drops abound on Glee. More often than not, a famous person's name is used as an insult to take someone down a peg or two — and that's something that we can completely support! To help you keep it all straight, we've compiled a list of the name drops deemed important enough to make it into the mouths of the Glee characters in Episode 2.4. Did you catch them all?

Namedrops and Pop Culture References from Episode 2.4, “Duets”
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Will (about Puck): He drove his mom’s Volvo through the front of a convenience store and drove off with the ATM.

Sam: Uh, I’m Sam. Sam... I am. And I don’t like green eggs and ham.

Kurt: No straight boy dyes his hair to look like Linda Evangelista, circa 1993.

Will: And, since you guys all seemed to love our little “Defying Gravity” diva-off, I’m making this a competition.

Kurt: Well, Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor would protest. “Make ‘Em Laugh”?
Sam: Sorry.
Kurt: Singin’ in the Rain. 1952. Nothin’? Okay, maybe you are straight.

Brittany (to Santana): We should sing Melissa Etheridge’s “Come to My Window.”

Sam (about Kurt): He emailed me, like, 60 mp3s of him singing, and I thought it was Faith Hill.

Quinn: I looked like a creature out of Avatar down there when I got slusheed.

Sam (to Quinn): [Says something in Na’vi] It means you have pretty eyes. It’s Na’vi, the Avatar language.

Kurt: Don’t worry — I’m not gonna go all Shawshank on you.

Finn: You remember we saw Grease, and it as good, and then we saw Grease 2, and I fell asleep.

Kurt: I will be doing a number from the seminal classic movie, Victor/Victoria.

Artie: I thought I was over somebody, but I still think I have feelings for them.
Brittany: The Clintons?

Brittany: I was gonna order us one really, really long piece of spaghetti, like in Lady and the Tramp. I’ve been practicing nudging the meatball across the table, with my nose.

Sam: Come on, that’s my Matthew McConaughey impression. Come on!

Sam: When I found out I was moving here, I wanted to seem cool, you know. Figured if I looked like Swayze in Point Break, people might think I was a surfer or something.

12.19.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Ryan Gajewski
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