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'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas

'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas

All I want for Christmas is a black-and-white "Glee" holiday special .. .and a purple Christmas tree. 

This year, Gleeks were treated to a show within a show. The glee kids, because of some cancellation of a yuletide log special on a local channel, are asked to delight the citizens of Lima with some Christmas carols.

Mercedes kicks off the episode with "All I Want for Christmas is You," which, I'll admit, is my favorite Christmas song. Sorry, Nat King Cole, no offense to your chestnuts or anything, but I can't help but smile and rock around the Christmas tree to Mariah Carey.

Moving right along, Sue asks the glee kids to give people at a...