The Artie-Kitty Relationship, more commonly known as Kartie or Wildebrams, is the former romantic and now friendly relationship between Artie Abrams and Kitty Wilde. They started dating in Love, Love, Love, the first episode of Season Five and broke up prior to Tested, the sixteenth episode of the same season.
When Kitty sits down at the Glee table, she says 'Hey glee people' and Artie enthusiastically says 'hi' back to her. (The New Rachel)
In the beginning of the episode Kitty coments on Sam's Nicolas Cage impression. Artie then says "Do you even know who Nicolas Cage is?" Kitty dances behind Artie during their dance solo in Footloose. (Girls (and Boys) on Film)
They are dancing partners during Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go. Kitty and Artie sit together in the auditorium whilst Blaine sings Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) to Sam. Artie is clearly amused by Kitty's participation in the performance of Wannabe. At first, it seems like he has a crush, but he quickly changes the topic and tells Kitty that he had never seen her so happy to be part of the team before. Kitty puts Artie's head in her chest during Mamma Mia. (Guilty Pleasures)
Kitty notices that Artie is depressed and confronts him about it. At first, she suspects that it is because Artie has a crush on her as she noticed him staring at her during her Guilty Pleasures assignment, and says that he will never have a chance of being with her. Artie denies this, but sarcastically thanks her for making him even more depressed. He then tells her that he got accepted into film school. Kitty is happy for him, but is shocked when she learns that he isn't planning to go. She then serenades him with a performance of Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours and tells everyone that he was accepted to film school. She then confronts him about it and he finally says that he isn't going because of his mom. She responds by saying that he would be amazing at film school, and urges him to think about it. Artie then goes home to find Kitty talking to his mom. She learns that his mom had no idea Artie got accepted into film school, and leaves them to talk things out. Finally, Artie decides to go to film school after a long talk with his mom and mouths 'thank you' to Kitty after announcing the news, to which she responds with a smile. They are having fun with the rest of the New Directions during For Once in My Life. (Wonder-ful)
After receiving their assignment from Will everybody leaves the choir room, except Artie and Kitty. Artie invites Kitty to sit on his lap saying "Your chariot awaits...", Artie is then seen wheeling Kitty out of the choir room and into the corridor. After Artie thanks Kitty for his admission to Brooklyn Film Academy, he invites her to BreadstiX claiming that "the raw animal attraction between us is undeniable" but she declines the offer because she hates BreadstiX. Instead they attend the carnival together. They later begin to sing Drive My Car during the carnival scene. There, Bree sees them and asks if they are together, Kitty denies it because she thinks that it will ruin her reputation, making Artie feeling sad. Bree says they'd make a cute couple, then leaves. Kitty and Artie begin a secret relationship.
They start to have secret meetings, and they share a duet singing You've Got to Hide Your Love Away. During that performance, Tina suspects about what is happening between her and Artie, and that Kitty is also avoiding Artie in public.Later, Kitty and Artie are present to help Blaine recruit their rival show choirs for his proposal idea. Kitty appears to be jealous when one of the Vocal Adrenaline girls get too close to Artie, swiftly pushing her off him after she has learnt her dance move. This suggests Kitty's growing feelings for Artie.
After Artie admits his "secret affair" with Kitty to Tina, she reveals it to her fellow New Directions members. Kitty apologizes to Artie and admits that it was incorrect, but later says that their relationship is now public and official. Finally both are present when Blaine proposes to Kurt and they are both very happy when they are officially engaged. (Love, Love, Love)
Kitty and Artie are first seen sitting beside each other in the choir room. They are both excited for one another when Sue announce that they are both nominated for prom king and queen. When the bell cuts Tina off during Revolution they walk out of the choir room together.
After Artie sees Kitty's photo-shopped Prom Queen campaign posters he appears disappointed she lied about supporting Tina, even though she didn't do it.
They are then seen going to the prom together and taking photos as a couple. It was announced that neither of them won Prom King or Queen. To celebrate Tina being Prom Queen Kitty, Artie and their friends sing Let It Be where they both sing lines and dance together whilst sharing loving looks at each other. (Tina in the Sky with Diamonds)
At the start of the week Kitty and Artie are both present when Will announces their competition for Nationals. For Katy vs. Gaga week Kitty identifies herself as a "Gaga" whilst Artie calls himself a "Katy".
In the hallway they discuss the week's lesson. Artie is complaining that Mr. Schue purposely did it to keep them apart but Kitty responds that Mr. Schue makes his lessons up on the spot. Concerned about their different tastes in music Artie asks Kitty if she's still OK dating someone so different from her. Kitty looks at him reassuringly and bends down to give him a kiss. Becky witnesses their kiss and has a go at Kitty, telling her that she is getting her "sloppy seconds". Confused by what Becky said Artie claims that he didn't sleep with Becky, Kitty looks both confused and shocked.
In the auditorium Kitty can be seen in the audience watching Artie sing Applause with the "Katys", she appears to be confused by their performance but later gives them a standing ovation. Artie is also seen watching Kitty sing Wide Awake with the "Gagas", Artie thoroughly enjoys their stripped-back performance clapping and cheering when Kitty hits a high note.
At the end of the week the New Directions are suspended for a week for violating numerous school rules by wearing their Katy/Gaga costumes. To annoy Sue, Kitty, Tina and Unique lead the New Directions to sing Roar where Kitty and Artie can be seen dancing and having fun together. (A Katy or A Gaga)
Kitty and Artie, along with the rest of glee club, are both watching and laughing at Tina's video of Blaine's twerk fail. When Artie anticipates that this week's assignment will be about twerking he says it's physically impossible for him to twerk, however Kitty cheekily says that she begs to differ, making him smile. They both sing solos when Will sings Blurred Lines. During the performance they are seen dancing together and getting very close with one another, Kitty even twerks on Artie's lap which he seems to enjoy.
During the Unique's performance of If I Were A Boy they are holding hands and both are very touched by their friend's troubles. Later in the choir room they seen looking at Kitty's phone together before Unique asks Mr. Schue for permission to use the porta potty Sue has had installed for Unique.
Both are disappointed when Will announces that their twerk assignment has been prematurely cut short. Kitty later gives Artie a loving look when he is supportive of Unique when she takes the blame for Will's decision. Finally they both have solos and hold on to each other when New Directions sing their final song for the week, On Our Way. (The End of Twerk)
Artie and Kitty are sitting together around the piano in the choir room while Mr. Schue talks to the glee club about a career in the arts and gives them their assignment for the week. Both are seen to be having fun together during Blaine and Sam's performance of Movin' Out.
When Artie talks to Becky, she asks if he wants a threesome with her and Kitty. At the end of the week they are seen together when New Directions confront Sue about her opinions about their potential career in the arts. They both sing a few lines together in You May Be Right with the New Directions and some other McKinley students. (Movin' Out)Kitty and Artie are playing with instruments together in the choir room with the other New Directions when Blaine comes in and talks about the club's plan for Nationals. They both share their own ideas with one another and they can both be seen disagreeing with Blaine when he shares his ideas to the rest of glee club. When Blaine has his puppet dream their puppets are sitting together in the middle of the choir room and interact with each other during You're My Best Friend. At the end of the week, they were sitting next to each other as Blaine apologizes to the glee club for his behavior during the week before they perform The Fox with New Directions. (Puppet Master)
This episode is set within the same timeline as Season Four before Kitty and Artie start dating. They can both be seen sitting next together at the choir room when Sam and Tina announce their plan for the Christmas Club. They dance and sing together in Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree. Artie makes a remark when Blaine is talking about giving Kitty the role of The Virgin Mary. (Previously Unaired Christmas)
During their fight, Tina tells Artie he is dating "McKinley High's biggest bitch," referring to Kitty. She also said that Kitty doesn't like him and is only using him. Artie defended Kitty and told Tina she was McKinley's biggest bitch. (Frenemies)
When Blaine is talking to Tina and Sam, he mentions that he was invited by Artie and Kitty to go bumper bowling but he refused because he doesn't want to be a third-wheel due to them making out the whole time. (Trio)
Kitty and Artie are seen in The Choir Room sitting next to each other when Burt and Carole enter. When they arrive in Los Angeles along with the other members, they are seen sitting next to each other on a double decker bus. They both have several lines in America. (City of Angels)
Artie briefly mentions that he is dating Kitty when he was introducing himself to Biff. (100)
They both enjoy the performance of Be Okay in The Choir Room. Also, they look at each other lovingly a few times during the performance of Just Give Me a Reason. When Holly approaches Artie in the hallway, he mentions sending Kitty a break-up text, thinking that Holly loves him. When Artie is called up onto the stage at graduation, Kitty is crying and quite emotional. (New Directions)
In the recap of this episode Kitty is listed as one of Artie's ex-girlfriends implying that they broke up some time after he left Lima. Artie is now dating and sleeping with numerous girls who attend his college, it is unknown if he and Kitty are still on speaking terms. (Tested)
Artie and Kitty have a brief conversation after the Problem performance. Kitty is not happy to see the alumni returning, and when Artie asks her to rejoin the glee club, she slams him and states she isn't coming back after the way the alumni, especially him treated her when they graduated and he went to college. (Homecoming)
Artie and Kitty are shown to be on good terms again as of this episode. Both are present in the choir room when Rachel and Kurt announce the glee club's assignment for the week, Burt Bacharach. Both provide back-up vocals for Santana when she sings Alfie to her abuela.
At the end of the week Kitty is one of the "several other members of Santana's family" Artie mentions who want to take the seat vacated by her grandmother at her and Brittany's wedding reception. When Kitty tells Brittany and Santana how she and the New Directions are willing to help at their wedding she tells Artie that there had better be doves to release at the wedding to which Artie says there will be.
When What the World Needs Now begins Artie re-joins the group on stage, wheeling next to Kitty and sharing a few looks and smiles with her. During the song, both attend a gathering at Will's apartment. Artie is seen handing Kitty a slice of pie, which she accepts as she smiles brightly at him, they then clink their plates together as they join their friends in conversation and laughter. (What the World Needs Now)
In the Choir Room, Artie and Kitty sit next to each other when Rachel - and later Kurt - announce the week's lesson. They are paired up by the Wheel of Musical Fortune, although this is not seen onscreen, as seen later in Rachel's party. They dance to All About That Bass together and are seen next to each other at the beginning of I Know Where I've Been. (Transitioning)
They dance together at Brittany and Santana's and Blaine and Kurt's wedding. (A Wedding)
- Solos Together (In a Group Number)
|Longest Time||Lights Out||Jake, Marley, Ryder, and Sam|
- Related Songs
- Born to Hand Jive from Grease (The Role You Were Born to Play)
- This Is the New Year by A Great Big World (Naked)
- Don't Stop Me Now by Queen (Diva)
- Footloose by Kenny Loggins (Girls (and Boys) on Film)
- Closer by Tegan and Sara (Feud)
- Wake Me up Before You Go-Go by Wham! (Guilty Pleasures)
- Wannabe by Spice Girls (Guilty Pleasures)
- Mamma Mia by ABBA (Guilty Pleasures)
- Say by John Mayer (Shooting Star)
- Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours by Stevie Wonder (Wonder-ful)
- For Once in My Life by Stevie Wonder (Wonder-ful)
- Solos Together (In a Group Number
|Let It Be||Tina in the Sky with Diamonds||Kurt, Rachel, Santana, and Tina|
|Blurred Lines||The End of Twerk||Bree, Jake, and Will|
|On Our Way||Blaine, Jake, Marley, Ryder, Sam, Tina, and Unique|
|You May Be Right||Movin' Out||Jake, Ryder, and Will|
|Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree||Previously Unaired Christmas||Jake, Marley, and Will|
|America||City of Angels||Sam and Unique|
- Related Songs
- They are the only couple between a Newbie and an old member of the Glee Club.
- Whenever Kitty is with Artie, her bitter attitude softens greatly.
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