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Last week, the Parents' Television Council came down on Glee for implying that Britney Spears was any kind of role model.

We wonder if the group will have anything to say about this: on last night's episode of the Fox hit, a scene featured high school cheerleaders Brittany and Santana talking, smooching in bed... and referencing their experience with "scissoring!"

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Glee is all about self-expression. But does it ever go too far?

Considering the hour at which the show airs, along with its popularity among teens, it's shocking this reference made it past network censors.

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Last month's Britney Spears Glee episode earned a show-record 13.3 million viewers and several spots on the Billboard charts. But the response wasn't all positive.

Some reviewers felt it was fluff from a series renowned for great writing on weighty topics (see this week's "Grilled Cheesus"). Others were just plain offended.

The Parents' Television Council deemed the "Britney/Brittany" episode the worst thing on TV that week, a "pandering tribute" to a "toxic teen role model." Ouch!

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Some parents were not thrilled with Brittany or Britney.

Part of the PTC's beef was that more children are likely to watch Glee than other series, making the content more objectionable than that of all other programs.

On top of bashing the "skimpy outfits," the group calls the episode an "endorsement of narcotics abuse, public masturbation, and school-sanctioned burlesque."

The PTC also slammed the focus on Britney Spears personally.

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Following a disappointing episode dedicated to Britney Spears, let's hope the Glee producers stop taking suggestions from fans... and also from washed-up singers.

Joey Fatone told People this week that he'd love to see an installment of the Fox hit pay tribute to his former boy band, saying the show could go "so many ways" with songs from the NSYNC catalog.

"I saw the Britney Spears one and I thought it was kind of cool. I said, 'You know what? They should do an 'NSYNC one.' So I mentioned it on Twitter, and everyone is retweeting it and saying, 'That would be great!'"

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Are they really, Joey? Fans might just be clamoring for the appearance of a specific former member of the group. Unless we're mistaken. Would you wanna see this boy band honored on the show?

 

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Britney Spears may not be quite on the level of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston when it comes to bogus tabloid reports, but she's not far behind.

Ever since the singer went legitimately insane in 2007, celebrity gossip sites have had a field day, so much so that her site has a "BS report" to call them out.

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We expect a rebuttal of this ASAP, but it's too funny not to share: The Enquirer says Britney was scared of the Glee cast ... and all strangers for that matter.

Is Britney Spears actually shy, even afraid of people?

The troubled singer supposedly snubbed the cast of Glee when she filmed her cameo for its Britney Spears episode because she has a weird phobia of strangers.

“They were starstruck, but Britney didn’t mix with them at all,” a source said. “She was isolated while on set, and the cast was forbidden to contact her directly.”

Sources say Britney’s dread of human contact stems from situations in which hordes of overzealous fans have swarmed her, which actually isn't that far-fetched.

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If you love Glee and you love Britney Spears, you might have enjoyed the Fox series' tribute to the pop superstar last night. But you also might not have, since there was basically no plot, no attempt at storytelling and generally no point.

While the Britney covers were cool to a point, was this even TV? Or more of a mash-up of music videos, Spears imitations and the occasional, funny one-liner?

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Heather Morris (Brittany) as Britney on Glee.

There wasn't even original Glee music, the hallmark of the show, which fans know connects the material to the characters in a very personal way. Not Tuesday.

The numbers were chosen basically because there was a Facebook campaign for a Britney episode and the star's manager lobbied for it. Not exactly organic.

Don't get us wrong, there were plenty of good lines and some of the covers were actually pretty good. But you can't abandon all storytelling like this as a stunt.

Even its previous tribute episodes, in which the show paid homage to Madonna and Lady Gaga, helped advance the plot and actually felt like Glee. It's doable.

Follow the link to keep reading our review of Glee's Britney Spears episode ...

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Britney Spears makes a cameo tonight. Zac Efron wants to be next.

But is Glee saving its most hair-raising guest-starring role for later this season? Lea Michele sure hopes so.

Speaking to E! News at PETA's 30th anniversary gala this weekend, the actress was asked about Justin Bieber appearing on the Fox show and said:

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Might Glee viewers come down with a case of Bieber Fever?

"I don't know about Justin Bieber coming on the show, but he would be awesome."

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Britney Spears on Glee. The worlds are set to collide Tuesday, and the hype is off the proverbial chain. Can you even contain yourselves as the excitement builds?

Even the star herself cannot even deal.

Brit just posted this exclusive clip on her official site, with the following tease: "You've been waiting for it, well here is an exclusive clip of the 'Me Against The Music' number in next Tuesday's 'Britney/Brittany' episode of Glee! Get ready to freak out!"

Indeed. Do so after the jump ...

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WARNING: Herein lie Glee spoilers.

This is getting more overhyped than ... well, anything involving Britney Spears, but the wait is almost over. Glee salutes the pop music legend Tuesday night.

The episode, titled "Britney/Brittany," features a bunch of her songs performed by the cast. Here's a three-minute montage of the Britney hits you can expect:

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Britney Spears is headed to Glee next week. Check out a promo for this highly-anticipated episode NOW.

Meanwhile, a newly-bearded, talented young actor is reportedly itching to be the next major guest star to appear on this Fox comedy, as Zac Efron stopped in Australia to promote Charlie St. Cloud this week and said he'd "absolutely" like to come on board:

"They haven’t asked me yet... I think it’d be really fun. They’re doing a great job of the show."

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Do you wanna see Zac Efron on Glee?

 

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The seduction. The mayhem. The one and only Britney.

Glee returned Tuesday night and its second season premiere did not disappoint. Nor will its follow-up next week, in which the show pays tribute to Britney Spears.

Check out the first promo for the much-anticipated episode below, and follow this link for all the Glee music played last night and on every single episode so far!

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