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In Which Episode of Glee Does Finn Die?

After Santana's breakdown, Kurt from Glee speaks with her.
After Santana's breakdown, Kurt from Glee speaks with her.

Cory Monteith, a Canadian actor, and musician, who used to play the role of Finn in Glee, unfortunately, died on July 23rd, 2013. The suspected cause of his death was a drug overdose. He was given a heartwarming farewell by the crew of Glee in one of its episodes of the series.

If you don’t know about Glee, It’s a Tv series whose plot revolves around joining a glee club led by a dedicated Spanish instructor, which leads a bunch of ambitious misfits to escape the challenging realities of high school. Even after so many years of his death, the fans still admire him and his acting skills. Many of them are curious about the episode in which he was given a farewell.

In this article, we will learn more about Glee and therefore answer the question in demand: In which episode of Glee does Finn die? We will also look into various platforms where you can still stream this series.

What’s Glee All about?

From May 19, 2009, until March 20, 2015, the Fox network in America broadcast the American musical comedy-drama series Glee. It concentrates on the New Directions glee club at the fictitious William McKinley High School, which contests as a show choir as its diverse members cope with societal concerns, particularly those related to sexuality, racism, family, teen relationships, and cooperation.

Ian Brennan, who had the idea for Glee as a movie originally, worked with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk to create the TV show. During the first 2 season, the show’s episodes were completely written by the three, and Murphy, as well as Falchuk, initially functioned as its primary director.

Will stole the jacket of Finn

Will stole the jacket of Finn

In Lima, Ohio’s fictitious William McKinley High School, a high school glee club—also known as a show choir—is the focus of the television series. After Sandy Ryerson, a former instructor, is dismissed due to improper interaction with a student, Will Schuester assumes leadership of the glee club. Will fights his growing affections for his coworker, guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury while trying to protect the survival of the glee club from the deceitful coach of the cheerleaders, Sue Sylvester. With a motley crew of misfit youngsters, Will tries to bring the glee club back to its previous glory.

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In Which Episode of Glee does Finn Die?

The fifth season’s third episode of the American musical tv show Glee, “The Quarterback,” marks the series’ ninety-first overall episode. The episode depicts the passing of the character Finn Hudson and pays respect to both Finn and the late artist Cory Monteith, who began portraying Finn in the pilot episode of the show and passed away on July 13, 2013. Three weeks have passed after Finn’s burial when the fifth season’s third episode, “The Quarterback,” debuts.

There is no mention of a cause of death. Kurt says in a voiceover that what matters most is how Finn spent his life rather than the specifics of his passing. The main focus of the episode’s narrative is how Finn’s passing affects the characters. 

Still from Glee Season 5 Episode 3

Still from Glee Season 5 Episode 3

Critics gave the episode high reviews, but some expressed displeasure that the program did not explain the exact cause of Finn’s passing. In Season five of Glee, Cory Monteith, who portrayed Finn, was scheduled to make a comeback. He had missed the final few scenes of Season 4 while receiving treatment for drug addiction from late March to late April of that year. The season would include a lot of Finn, per Monteith’s desire. Several planned season plot arcs had to be altered or changed as a result of his passing.

Where to Watch Glee? 

Glee is available to stream on some popular OTT platforms like Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime Videos, Apple Tv and Vudu. You may access Hulu’s ad-supported streaming collection with the Hulu ad-supported plan for $6.99/month (or $69.99/year). If you don’t like commercials, you can get Hulu without them, which costs $12.99 per month.

Disney + presently has a monthly subscription price of $7.99. However, paying for membership annually is more cost-effective because, at $79.99, it costs approximately 20% less than paying monthly over the course of a year.  Just Apple TV Plus is available as a monthly subscription for $4.99/£4.99/€4.99 each month. Apple TV Plus subscriptions are ad-free; therefore, you can enjoy all your favorite shows and movies without any interruption.

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