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See a Sneak Peek of Glee’s “Thriller” Performance

Glee is pulling out all the stops for their much-anticipated post-Super Bowl broadcast.

In the episode, airing Sunday after the big game, the cast pays homage to Michael Jackson's legendary "Thriller" video and a offers dazzling opening performance of Katy Perry's "California Gurls." (Watch a sneak peek above.)

Related: PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of Glee

Also on the hour-long episode?

Sue Sylvester gets a wacky back tattoo — in her own likeness!

"Sue is trying to top herself in the Super Bowl episode," Sylvester's portrayer Jane Lynch tells "She's bored with her routines and so she decides she's going to try and shoot Brittany (Heather Morris) out of a human cannon. And [Principal] Figgins won't let her so she throws a huge hissyfit."

Related: VIDEO: Which cast member is most like their character?

Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes, has high hopes for the show's "Thriller" routine, which takes place during halftime of the episode's pivotal football championship game.

"We're going to be doing a tribute to Michael Jackson," Riley says, referencing the mash-up of Jackson's "Thriller" and Yeah Yeah Yeah's "Heads Will Roll." "There's a full circus. It's really big."

Related: PHOTOS: Revisit Jackson's life in photos

Glee returns to its regular Tuesday timeslot Feb. 8 on Fox.

By Allison Corneau for For more Channel Surfing, click here.

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