In summary, Coulton created a VERY unique version of the (classic) Sir Mixalot track "Baby Got Back" (see video below). Now on first listen I found his arrangement so unique it took a while to become accustomed to it and enjoy it for what it was - a truly original interpretation of the track.
It can be nothing short of plagiarism then when this obscure and unique arrangement is featured on the show Glee, without so much as a credit to Coulton as the arranger.
You can view Coulton's tweet notifying the world of this blatant copy of his arrangement.
As some of the comments beneath this tweet point out, the plagiarism is so overt that they even kept Coulton's self-referencing line "So find that juicy double, Johnny C's in trouble..." at 2m:16s in (see this link) - a line totally irrelevant and out of context when presented on Glee.
And for the record, I really love what Coulton did with the thick vocal harmonies in the chorus. A very original take and shamefully not likely to achieve the credit deserved.
This show is a disgrace.
For further details read the Wired.com article "Jonathan Coulton Explains How Glee Ripped Off His Cover Song — And Why He’s Not Alone".
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