2. Rachel and her mom (Idina Menzel)-“I Dreamed A Dream”
An episode with “I Dreamed A Dream!” And Rachel’s mom! And Idina Menzel, the famous Broadway actress as Rachel’s mom! We’ve been huge fans of Menzel after obsessively idolizing her in RENT when we were also high school musical Gleeks, so a lot of our reaction was personal.
The fact that Menzel and Lea Michelle actually do look alike makes the duet between the alienated mother and daughter that much more poignant.