Poor Blaine. With Kurt living his Rent-esque dream in NYC, the other half of TV’s greatest gay supercouple needs to find something to occupy himself til he and Kurt can avoid kissing again. Luckily, he may have found his calling in this week’s episode.
“Looking to fill up his suddenly endless free time now that boyfriend Kurt (Chris Colfer) has set up shop in New York, Blaine will challenge the incumbent Brittany (Heather Morris) in a race for student body president in which he’ll cover the 1986 hit during the episode, titled “Makeover.”
The “1986” hit they’re referring to is the Tears For Fears classic “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” which is actually a 1985 hit (it hit #1 in June ’85), but I’m trying not to let that glaring error bother me. It’s easy to do when Darren Criss does such a typically fine job. Take a listen!