Archived from on May 16, 2010. Cory Monteith, who played Finn, was set to return to Glee for the fifth season after having missed the last few episodes of the fourth season while undergoing drug rehabilitation treatment from late March through late April in 2013. I will be opposite side of the author here in that I wanted there to be a cause of death. It also had Mercedes singing and by god, I've missed that voice! It wasn't perfect but it wasn't bad at all. Mercedes was also very good.
When kurt with his parents were putting Finns stuff in boxes. Schue held back his tears, Puck turned to alcohol to temporarily heal the pain, Tina asked for support, Sue Sylvester made jokes and Santana to shove Sue in an , the actors gave some of their series-best performances. There were a couple nitpicky moments but, like you said, this isn't the episode to be overly critical. I cried for three hours when one of the main characters is killed in the finale of Angel, and I still weep like a baby throughout the mass death at the end of Six Feet Under. As stated by many in the comments already, drugs can kill with just one use.
Leah Michelle's strength is incredible. I loved Seasons of Love at the beginning, it's one of my favourite songs and it carries the same kind of sentiments in Rent as it did in this episode, as MaryAnne pointed out. I planted a tree in the exact location where I caught Finn and Quinn Fabray fondling each other's breasts. I read somewhere that some of the actors didn't want to appear in this episode and I can't say I blame them. At first, I was irritated by Puck's very strong reaction but I forgot how important Finn's friendship must have been to him.
The decision not to give Finn Hudson an official cause of death is also proving to be slightly divisive. I know that the acting was exaggerated, but you know they still managed to make it convincing enough to make it feel real. People grieve in different ways, and I am sure some people wondered whether this was more of a ratings grab than an actual memorial to Finn. I feel like what happened with Cory the cause of his death was this big, holding her fingers together to reflect a miniscule amount in the scheme of who he was and his life … There was no greater man than Cory, so for the time we spent together I consider myself very lucky. Agron simply wasn't available when the episode was shooting, and because of that, she did not ask to come back, as some of the others did. The remainder of the first season aired for nine consecutive weeks starting on April 13, 2010 and ending on June 8, 2010, when the season finale was broadcast. What lesson is there to learn? Shows that are musicals, that expose us to quality singing, dance and doesn't shy away from the issues that teens and twentysomethings are facing in the world today? I agree that it was almost uncomfortable at times.
Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. A major focus of the series is the students in the glee club: their relationships as couples, their love of singing and desire for popularity coming into conflict due to their membership in the low-status club, and the many vicissitudes of life in high school and as a teenager. And I wasn't upset by the fact they didn't tell how Finn died, that wasn't really the story, for those who need it just tell that it was a car accident! This episode was portrayed beautifully, the actors were amazing,. And as for the varsity jacket culprit? Fans and fellow stars tuned in to Glee on Thursday, Oct. But I can see the other side of the argument and I wouldn't have been pissed to find out either. In fact I wouldn't have been so surprised if Rachel didn't appeared on this episode. Anything they added now would have had to have been done completely off screen, and in the long run it would have been a disservice to the character.
I doubt they will address the issue, but it would be nice. The honored the late actor, who died on July 13 at the age of 31 after overdosing on heroin and alcohol. . But I completely understand how busy the lovely and talented Diana is and Heather just had her baby a couple weeks ago so yes, I was sad they weren't there but understood. August 2014 Shooting for the episode, which is set in Lima, Ohio, began on August 23, 2013, in parallel with the previous episode—the second of two tribute episodes—which had started shooting earlier in the month and continued into the following week with scenes featuring new recurring cast member.
If any other show I watched killed off a character without explanation I would be livid, it's sloppy writing not explaining why a character who was once one of the leads on the show is no longer returning. It is astonishing how Lea Michele could pull such a hard song off, and actually make it perfect. Reactions so far hint that performance of Adele's hit, , was the most heartbreaking of all. I think I would have been ok with whatever they decided as long as it wasn't drug related, but the how isn't that important in the grand scheme of things. The problem with this show was never the actors, but the abhorrent storytelling. The other problem I felt, was the way in which Finn was deified. It only felt right that we would do the same thing for Finn.
The show's creator said for almost every scene they used the first take because no one could go on after that. Now everyone will think worse of Tina. This is where Kurt came in, picking up where Sue's fourth-wall acknowledgement left off, arguing that the most important thing about Finn and Cory Monteith, by extension isn't how he died, but how he lived and what he left behind. Was Finn already gone when everyone was dancing around to Beatlemania? See what Glee fans had to say below:. The acting is amazing, and everyone had to be strong. I think Glee could have actually done some good. This was a very sad episode and i cried really hard.