Glee, preparing to go into production for season 5, will obviously have to adjust to the loss of its star and one of its most important characters. It just reminds everybody about how the actor died which pulls you out of the episode because you are thinking about Cory, not Finn. Archived from on July 19, 2013. Hotel video has been secured as well as room access records. After the divorce he saw little of his father due to Joe Monteith's military service, and he had social difficulties at school. Monteith submitted a second, musical tape, in which he sang a cheesy, '80s music-video-style version of 's. Cheerleader offers to take Finn's virginity to improve her social status and his, and he accepts, but afterward he regrets having done so and claims to Rachel that he did not go through with it; she, in turn, falsely claims to have had sex with Jesse.
After attending 16 schools, including alternative programs for troubled teens, Monteith dropped out altogether at age 16. Before breaking into show business, Monteith worked various jobs, including people greeter, taxicab driver, mechanic, school bus driver, and roofer, and a drummer for a few bands. Cory was less than three months removed from his for his substance abuse struggles; it was the second time in his life he went to rehab. On April 26, 2013, it was reported that Monteith had completed his treatment. After talking to Rachel, Will arrived home, where it finally hit him. Announcement: Vancouver's Acting police chief Doug LePard British Columbia Coroners Service Barb McLintock briefing the media at a press conference on Saturday night Cory admitted he skipped school to get drunk and smoke pot when he was just 13-years-old and quit his education at the age of 16. It's not as though a cause of death was in the script and excluded just to piss off the audience.
Monteith was found dead Saturday in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown Vancouver after missing his scheduled noon checkout time. They needed to figure out what they each wanted in their lives, and Finn might have wanted Kurt and Blaine to follow the same path. Monteith stated, I'm lucky on so many counts. He added, I think you have to be true to the fact that here is a group of people who come and go in these teachers' lives. At least Kurt went to both, on separate plane trips. She said that the actor's family was notified of the autopsy findings before they were released to the media. While he has a rocky start in the position, they come to accept him as their leader.
On July 13, 2013, he died of a of heroin and alcohol in a hotel room. In a meeting with the press at PaleyFest2011, which occurred when the characters were in the middle of a months-long breakup, Monteith commented: That's a very important central relationship to the show. VanDerWerff called it one of the better numbers of the season, and Futterman felt that Monteith's vocals were a perfect fit for the song. Why force the cast to talk about drugs and overdose? Leaving the details out of the episode was a very tasteful way of handling it, as well as a pointed comment at the excessive and detailed media coverage of Cory's death. Life after high school was more difficult for Finn. I read that as Finn likely died of a drug overdose or something like racing cars that a teenager or young college student might do on a whim and have disastrous consequences. Archived from on February 25, 2013.
While Anders always brings the songs in very positive, very upbeat, he felt the song was expressing a betrayal, and with Finn feeling both betrayal and anger, Monteith wanted his performance to reflect that. His Finn began as a boy who found himself operating the controls of a grown-up body. Finn is initially the quarterback of his high school football team. Speaking about his former drug habit, the actor said he did 'anything and everything - as much as possible. I also thought that not mentioning how he died made the most sense in this situation. Coroners Service spokeswoman Barb McClintock stated that the investigation into Monteith's death is ongoing and no further information will be released until its conclusion. Finn and Quinn reunite, campaign together for prom king and queen and go to junior prom together, but Finn is kicked out for fighting with a newly returned Jesse over Rachel, and prom king and queen are won by other students.
To try to fit drugs and dealing with death into one episode would have been way too much and I feel it would have been too much emotionally to spread this between two episodes. So what would have happened if Finn were alive? Do you dismiss someone as a druggie because they died of overdose? It follows claims the star led a 'double life' as a hard-worker when in Los Angeles, and a substance-abuser whenever he would return to his native Canada. All I know about Finn the character is that he died. Finn had a tendency to tell other people what to do. When Glee was being cast, Monteith's agent, Elena Kirschner, submitted a video of him drumming with some pencils and Tupperware containers. In 2012, he hosted the in with co-star. Not to mention his and Rachel's relationship.
Rachel's dads also pay for everything. What I see is the expanding of the New York universe for the potential of a spin-off, so that it's not just about Rachel going to school - they've got lives there that could be shown. When Rachel finds out and breaks up with Brody, she admits that the relationship never would have worked because she was using it to try to get over her heartache about Finn. Making Finn die of an overdose or drugs just isn't in his character. I think Finn has a lot of growing up to do and I think that Finn has a lot of struggle left for him. Keep it to our episode discussion threads. It is something that some people, no matter how strong they are, just cannot escape.
This year suddenly they all need jobs, in the same diner. Everyone keeps saying that he would never touch the stuff because that's how his dad died. Let's just accept that money isn't real in the Glee world. Afterward, Finn does what he can to keep the club together and finally succeeds despite Sue's opposition—she has deprived New Directions of rehearsal space at school. At no point did I think that they were implying that Finn died before the first episode.