TODAY   |  April 12, 2013

'Glee' shooting earns warning in Newtown

Ahead of the episode, the superintendent of schools in Newtown, Conn., sent out a letter to families warning them about the show.

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>> "glee" is a top google search . it portrayed a school shooting just four months after the massacre in newtown, connecticut. the show began with a disclaimer advising viewer discretion. the sound of gunfire had "glee" students and teachers hiding in a classroom. [ gunfire ]

>> everyone spread out and hide. find a place to hide, over there.

>> what are you doing?

>> the superintendent of newtown schools had sent a letter to families warning them that the content of the show might be disturbing.