Jimmy Fallon parodies 'Glee': Living on a prayer for cue cards

Last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon parodied Glee, as Jimmy and his electric blue slushie stain rallied his crew to raise $375 to buy his sorry ass some cue cards. “SECTIONALS: $380,” read a conveniently placed sign in “Studio 6-Bee.” Look for Saturday Night Live‘s Fred Armisen as a Principal Figgins-like tightwad accountant with a Sue Sylvesterian knack for calling him by the wrong name, and Abby Elliott as a sickeningly sweet but naturally much cooler version of Emma. This is right up there with The Real Housewives of Late Night. Everybody take a knee!

By the way, I noticed that “How old is Bon Jovi?” was trending in Google after the Grammys Sunday night. Jon is 47. The band is 27. There are 70¬† days until the next new Glee. Can you handle it?

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  • Elizabeth

    Nice to see someone using Abby Elliott…

    I love Paula Pell (I think that’s her last name) – she cracks me up in all her cameos, whether on SNL, 30 Rock, or here.

  • mishka

    70 days? Omg, that’s hard.

  • elena

    that was hardcore cuteness. I love the random zoom-in during the song of the beardy guy.

  • tessa

    I can’t believe Glee is literally EVERYWHERE now, can’t you people get some sense and start watching something that’s ACTUALLY entertaining and not completely lame!!!!!

  • Kerri

    LOVE how the bearded guy didn’t sing, but do a walking choreography. Hilarious! And Tessa… it’s by no means lame. You must have been one of the cheerleader types that thought anyone smart was lame. Jokes on you, hon.

    • Chris

      ehhh, it’s still lame. It can be fun too, but this isn’t a zero sum situation.

  • Flyer

    That was really FUN – and a great send-up of “Glee.”

  • c

    Jimmy Fallon certainly has room to mature in his hosting skills, but he makes a great parody. Love The Hills send ups and Real Housewives

  • bunnyslippers

    So much better than the real thing!

  • wg

    GENIUS!

  • mamarose

    Oh my god, that legitimately gave me chills. I’m so embarrassed. Love Jimmy!

  • Kim

    With parodies like these Jimmy Fallon brings an interesting vibe to late night. I’m not a huge fan yet (Craig is the King of Late Night!), but Jimmy has the potential to get really really good! And I love how he perfectly mimicked Cory Montreith’s (sp?) dancing style here.

  • Shmaylor

    I mean… it wasn’t bad. It was just not really that interesting.

    I love Glee, and I feel like this parody didn’t bring anything new to the table.

    All of the things they highlighted in the parody are already laughed at and done in a tongue-in-cheek way in the show.

    Glee’s too hard to parody, because it already makes fun of itself…

    This bored me.

    • JustMe

      I agree with you,
      you’ve hit the nail on the head ;)

    • temp

      It was more homage than parody. Although I thought Jimmy did it better. I’d put this rendition of “We’re Not Gonna Take It” against any performance so far on Glee.

  • bb

    Loved it!

  • nikkib

    Was that Jimmy Fallon’s real voice or not?

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