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New 'Glee' videos take you inside the casting process. Beware: Someone gets slapped!

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Sad that you have to wait until next Wednesday night for a fresh episode of Glee? The fine folks at Fox hope to ease your pain by offering up a couple of behind-the-scenes videos about the hit musical dramedy. Did you know that the producers saw 2,900 hopefuls during the casting process? Or that Lea Michele slapped the casting director during her audition for the role of Rachel? Or that Corey Monteith scored points during his Finn audition with his drumming skills? You’ll also hear from Mark Salling about Puck’s impressive “personal tribute to a musical Jewish icon” in the form of “Sweet Caroline.” Start learning stuff: