It’s a testament to Darren Criss’s charisma that he can make me enjoy any song, even if I’ve heard it approximately a billion times. [Ahem.] But singing one of my favorite holiday songs? That’s just perfect. Here in a preview from Tuesday’s episode is Criss and Chris Colfer with “Baby It’s Cold Outside”:
And don’t take this for granted. Two young men singing a love song to each other on TV? Unthinkable a mere two or three decades ago. Even when I was a teenager, if it had happened, it would have been accompanied with magazine covers and lots of chatter about what this all means. To see this presented matter of factly is almost as lovely as the performance itself.