‘Glee’ Has Been Struck By A “Smooth Criminal” — Watch

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 27, 2012 2:33 pm

As Glee draws closer to its Michael Jackson tribute show (make sure you tweet accordingly with the #GleeHee hashtag), the musical dramedy has teased us with another selection from Tuesday’s episode. Naya Rivera pays homage to the original music video for “Smooth Criminal” with a fedora and zoot suit jacket, though she stays clear of attempting MJ’s signature anti-gravity lean. Instead, Dalton Academy’s Sebastian and McKinley’s fiercest creature circle two cellists in what looks like the most low stakes round of musical chairs ever. Watch below.

We have to ask, “Santana, are you okay? Are you okay? Are you okay, Santana?”

The two cellists in the clip are actually a duo named 2Cellos, and Santana and Sebastian’s performance is based upon their 2011 video, which also featured them caught in the middle of a sea of chairs:

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