(Sadie Hawkins) Jake and Ryder discuss Marley, Jake talking about their duet in the auditorium and how she was going to say, "I love you", but broke it off.
Ryder suggests he goes for Marley and says the words first, but Ryder looks a bit sad, to which Jake apologizes that he is going after Marley.
When Finn breaks up the fight he takes them to the auditorium, Ryder says Marley deserves better than Jake.
(Diva) In the hallway, Ryder overhears the conversation between Jake and Marley about her Valentine's Day gift to him.As Marley walks away, Ryder talks to Jake about what he has planned for Marley.Kitty says that she stole her boyfriend, referring to Jake, and continues making fun of Marley.Marley then quickly walks away, visibly hurt by Kitty's insults.(Dynamic Duets) Marley is freaking out that if the New Directions don't do well, she's the one to blame.
Ryder overhears Marley's concerns and tells Jake to perform in place of him as the front dancer at sectionals so they have a better chance to win.He then kisses her, as Jake looks on with an unhappy expression in the back.Later they perform You're the One That I Want together as Danny and Sandy.(Naked) Marley and Ryder sit next to each other during Blaine's and Tina's performances for Diva Week.They smile at each other several times throughout the episode.He tells her that her mom is awesome, because she always gives him extra meatballs on spaghetti day.