So, "Glee" has officially ended. I may or may not have sobbed throughout the entire two hour finale. Like ugly cry sob. Because although I have never seen a television show crash quite as badly as I have with "Glee," when it wants to tear your heart out, boy it does. The finale was the perfect place to tear our hearts out, fill us with all sorts of those fuzzy, dreamy feelings, and make us smile all in a span of two hours.

Let's start with the first part, "2009." We go back to where it all began, and the cast reverts back to their 2009 selves to reveal new scenes. We focus on Kurt, Mercedes, Tina, and Artie, seeing how they decided to join the new club. We see the cast now back in their hair and make-up of almost six years ago. "2009" brings us back to when "Glee" was not only just good, but it was sheer magic. It came on in my senior year of high school, and it was one of the few TV shows I needed to watch as soon as it came on. The musical numbers, the fast-paced talking, the quippy one-liners... The show was on fire. It was groundbreaking. If you didn't feel this swell of joy when Rachel Berry stamped down the aisles with "Don't Rain on My parade," you had no soul. For once, the underdogs were on top, and music was the thing. For that beautiful episode of "2009" we were transported not only to the beginning of "Glee," but we were also transported back to ourselves watching this show in 2009. Six years is a long time to not change. The real waterworks started when they inserted that iconic number, "Don't Stop Believin'" at the end of this episode. Finn's face, those red T-shirts... How was I not gonna sob?
With that set-up, the final final part was watched through tears. "Dreams Come True" follows the Nationals win for the "new" New Directions, and follows our core cast as they say goodbye in the present only to reveal their lives five years from now (guys, 2020 IS FIVE YEARS FROM NOW). I'll admit I simply haven't watched this season at all, but I feel like I want to go back and give it a chance. The "new" New Directions actually look awesome, and I need to watch for Samantha Marie Ware's fabulous outfits as Jane Hayward, not to mention her voice. Rest assured that our guys leave the show out on top. Rachel wins her Tony with Jesse St. James on her arm (because besides Finn, who else would be perfect besides Lea Michele's bestie from long before her "Glee" days, Jonathon Groff?). Mercedes has gone from opening for Beyonce to being on her own world tour. Artie and Tina are together and making films. Sam has taken over the New Directions. Mr. Shue is now principal of McKinley after it has been turned into an arts school. Sue is Vice President with the perfect matching tracksuits. The show ends with all the New Directions old and current (seriously everyone) singing one last song together in the Finn Hudson Auditorium. We fade out on a plaque with a picture of all these people and the leaving quote, "See the world not as it is, but as it should be."

It's been one crazy ride. #GoodbyeGlee

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