Jump For Glee, Starring Three Locals and an Amazing Version of "Somebody to Love"

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While we keep tabs on the Dallas and Richardson designers cutting and sewing their way to the middle on Project Runway, which has been rendered a hot mess by Lifetime, keep in mind: Three locals populate the cast of Glee, by far the best of the new fall shows and, save for Curb Your Enthusiasm, the only thing on our to-DVR list we actually go back and watch (again and again and again).

As we mentioned, oh, back in August, Kevin McHale, who plays Artie Abrams (the kid in the wheelchair), is a Plano product; and MILF-man and baby-daddy Puck is played by Lake Highlands' Mark Salling. And, of course, there's Justin F. Kimball High School Class of 1969's Most Likely to Succeed, Stephen Tobolowsky, who disappeared after the pilot only to return as the director of the school's production of Cabaret, in which he'd like the starring role (creepy). So after the jump you'll find last night's show -- this one featuring Kristin Chenoweth doing a mean Carrie Underwood.

By the way, Stephen, you've got a class reunion in three weeks. Mark it down.

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