It does not reveal how he died and does not include his funeral. He's dead. Sue: What did you just call me? (puts the jacket on and sniffs it) God, his arms were long. He's just gone. Kurt follows her and has a heart-to-heart talk with her. From Pilot to Dreams Come True, they'll all be here soon :) Fanfiction Glee Glee Scripts Glee Transcripts Glee What Happens Klaine Kurtbastian Finchel Seblaine Puckelberry Fuinn Samcedes Scripts [Music plays whilst cheerleaders are performing] Puck: You're beautiful. We love you, Finn. Tina goes to Emma because she's sad about her look, surprising Emma, who thought it would be for advice about Finn's death. Despite its protests to the contrary, “The Quarterback” is far more focused on death. Glee has genuinely learned a lesson. Admittedly, I was a little worried—okay, a lot worried—going into "The Quarterback." ... Read For FREE Add Script(s) To Cart License Performances Scripts & Performances. Carole: Thanks, honey. Puck: That's crap! Everything you said, you were right. She demands they stop, but Bree informs her that Sue has ordered it. The title card was made by a fan and Glee Wiki user, When Kurt is packing up to head to Lima, he briefly addressed the fact that we wouldn't learn how Finn died. Kurt, Burt and Carole sort out Finn's belongings; Sue, Santana and Puck seek guidance as their anger and pain over Finn's death frustrates them; Will and Shannon assist in helping everybody else grieve, but Emma realises that Will isn't allowing himself time to cry and Rachel makes a return to McKinley, presenting the Glee Club with something meaningful. Which is true, but that makes it seem like he passed away under even more salacious of circumstances.) Shannon: They grow, you know. The non scripted part of naya's breakdown was the crying arm over face part. Playscripts has partnered with Broadway On Demand as our exclusive streaming platform partner. Her mother Julie says the same things Carole says—there’s only so much you can say—but she gets more than one scene to say them, and more importantly, Marissa’s death profoundly affects her behavior. The scene then cuts to Artie and Sam's performance of Fire and Rain. previous Puck: Come on, what's the big deal? Shannon consoles him, telling him that all they have now is Finn's voice in their hearts, and they have to learn to point out their way on their own. Love the music on Glee? Years from now. WILL: I didn’t quit glee. There's just nothing. And I'll never get to tell him. The other performances aren’t nearly as reliable even with better material. And Rachel is a heartbreaker. Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed. All profits made from selling the music in this episode were donated to one of Cory's favorite charities: Project Limelight. She rushes over to comfort him, and they hug, crying together. The Break-up script. “I care about Finn.” Forgive me, but lolwut? 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But for now, I've compiled various tidbits from the script for the finale, which was just released about a week ago. figured out. I thought I had all the time in the world to rail against him and his dopey little Glee Club. The best friend Summer is just starting college and now everything has changed for her, and she represses her grief until it threatens what she has left. Santana: Donna, you pick up that phone, and I swear to God, I will shove my foot so far - Sue: That's assault! Mercedes. Santana: Oh, please. Most of all, though, he doesn't want to remember how Finn died, but how he lived. I'm sure Finn had secrets, too, but who cares now? That’s an odd choice.) We love you, Finn. Brandon Nowalk: I might need a better look at Emma’s “Wait, Am I Callous?” pamphlet, because I’m happy that’s over, and not entirely for the closure, although it’s nice to address the obvious, finally. “And we’re gonna miss her.” Now, that’s a celebration of life. I can get that done. Burt keeps a lamp from Finn and Kurt's redecorated bedroom. Finn’s life can’t be boiled down just to how he died. That control helps the emotional eruptions stand out, which in turn gives weight to the catharsis. You are a horrible person who never had a nice word to say about Finn Hudson, so don’t you dare think for a second that he didn’t hate you, too. In New York, Kurt is reflecting on Finn's death. I should have given him more hugs. .” I don’t imagine that was easy to say, much less think, about Cory Monteith’s sudden death, but it doesn’t make it any less true. Eight misfit members of Romeo, Vermont's cut-throat glee club are on the verge of meltdown after their soloist makes a disastrous decision to stop drinking right before a performance. I’m glad to be back, even if it’s for such a sad occasion. Emma tells the two that she cleared her schedule to provide grief counselling, but no one attended. Puck tells Beiste he is joining the Air Force and laments over no longer having Finn to tell him what to do. She then says that she won`t be coming back for a while, or maybe ever and the two of them hug. Burt: I should have hugged him more, you know? Sue mentions between insults that she had a tree planted in the spot where she caught Finn and Quinn making out for the first time. A good TV show, particularly a good comedy series, invites the audience into its space every week and asks all of us to become virtual friends with the characters on the show. When Santana is yelling at Sue in her office, she isn't wearing earrings. See, I don't go here anymore, Sue. A scene with Puck and military recruitment was supposed to involve some “nerdy” people signing up with the recruiters was supposed to be in the episode, but it wasn't shown. But that wouldn’t have been TV so much as a musical, memorial-service version of Rachel Getting Married, and I suspect the Fox network wouldn’t have liked it. At McKinley, students are signing a dumpster which Kurt had been thrown into during the first few weeks of his sophomore year. You have to keep on being a parent even though you don’t get to have a child anymore. He was the first cool kid to be nice to any of us, and he was our leader in here. I like the restraint you talked about earlier, but they make the very odd decision to turn Santana into surrogate Rachel, when Will is right there. Santana: (sits down next to Sue) Okay, look, all I can say is that I'm really- Sue: Shut up. Puck: Not like mine! And that means I can finally tell you exactly what I think of you. No one understands! Glee’s Cory Monteith Tribute: ... "The Quarterback," starts off a few weeks after Finn's death. Extra bitchy to have Kurt lay Quinn’s absence at her own feet (“We’re all going back, everyone who can”). That's that. They're, like, really nice. The fifth season of the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee was commissioned on April 19, 2013, along with a sixth season. Whether you are streaming a recorded or a live production, ShowShare by Broadway On Demand gives you a secure and accessible platform to reach your audience. Tina: I just don't know how much longer I can do this. (kicks locker and knocks over towel rack) Shannon: Finn would've kicked over one of my chairs. She tells Will that she used to enjoy coming back to McKinley, but now, it just makes her feel sad because of everything she's lost. It was the perfect time for a hug. Instead, it ends up frozen in amber. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. All that potential . That’s what first strikes me looking back on “The Quarterback.” No real footage of the recently deceased Cory Monteith, which might have been too much considering the impact of those delicately bookended photos. We should do it now, or I'm afraid I'll never do it. D&D Beyond I feel more than I know how to express. That was his specialty. It doesn’t really rise to the level of her need to have that jacket at all costs. Kurt: (sees Carole putting Finn's letterman jacket in the Donate box) No, don't donate that. To be honest, I don’t even know how we’re all supposed to move forward. I tore into him about this lamp. The closest a song comes to milking the emotion is “Seasons Of Love,” and even that is so, well, produced that it doesn’t start draining until Finn’s picture appears. Seeing him come down the hallway wearing this...it was like Superman had arrived. Sue: Donna, call the police. Puck: (sits down next to Shannon and begins to cry) I can't take it. "Tina in the Sky with Diamonds" Lea Michele finally opens up about Glee's tribute episode for Cory Monteith titled "The Quarterback." “It’s just so pointless. Okay, I know that Finn had his doubts about God but I am convinced that squishy tits is up in heaven right now clopped down to his new best friend fat Elvis hoping themselves to have picnic of baby back ribs smothered in butter scotch pudding in tater tark grease. Sue calls Kurt into her office and tells him the tree he bought for the memorial garden has been stolen, which is revealed to be Puck's doing. The Quarterback is a Glee extended play [EP], released on October 7, 2013 via Columbia Records. (No word on where that leaves us, timeline-wise. Santana: No, I can't. Puck and Beiste have a heart to heart after he has re-planted the memorial tree about how in many years, nobody will know who the tree is for. What did you think of the various plots in the episode, Brandon? You know, when I would see that stuff on the news, I'd shut it off because it was just too horrible to think, but I would always think, 'How do they wake up every day?' “I don’t care about that. You are not my principal. I'm officially over it. All of our TV reviews in one convenient place. Later, in the Choir Room, Will wants to have a memorial just for the Glee Club, during which they can sing anything that reminded them of Finn, starting the next day. Tell me! I’ve mostly kept up with Glee, though not paying as close of attention as I should have because it fell into “something I have on while I do something else” territory. It’s nutty in there. That’s how calibrated “The Quarterback” is. Puck: That if I start crying, I don’t think I’ll ever stop! And are you as thrown as I am by the fact that Jane Lynch continues to be a cast member on this show? You know, the last time I saw him, he was so bummed out about some test at school and I just, you know, told him to get back at it, you know, he's worth it. You said that episodes about departing cast members aren’t likely to be great television, and that gets at something that’s been nagging me. Puck: Yeah. Burt: You know, if it's, uh, okay with everyone, I think I'd like to keep that lamp. Carole: Finn knew how you felt about him, honey. One of the just barely adulterated successes of. Will arrives home and, sitting down on the sofa, pulls Finn's letterman jacket out of his bag. And all we've got left is his voice in our head. Santana: A miserable, self-centered bitch who has spent every waking minute of the past three years trying to make our lives miserable. It’s a recipe for an hour of ugly-crying, but the writers pull off something better. When Santana checks on Finn's locker, her nails are unpainted. He was the first cool kid to be nice to any of us, and he was our leader in here. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Many of the New Directions are gathered at Finn's locker memorial and place red drumsticks in honor of him. “This is sorta cheesy.” And that bit of cake-eating has nothing on Sue, who rejects Santana’s sage counsel that if she regrets being a bitch to Finn, she could learn a lesson for the future. Enraged, she goes to Sue's office and has an argument with her, which ends with Santana shoving Sue. It’s always strange to see Glee governed with maturity, but here we are. I’ll say this, though: Jane Lynch can work a scene. The kid didn't have a prejudiced bone in his body. Even when it basically sucks, Glee possesses the power to tap into intense emotion via song, and I think something like that could have worked here. “The Quarterback” isn’t nearly as moving, enlightening, or deft as certain episodes about characters who died without their actors. Other kids should know who he was. Before filming began, Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy told Deadline that they had mulled addressing Monteith's real-life addictions in the script, "At one point, we … Will then finds Santana hanging up posters for a $10,000 reward for the jacket, which she says is bait so she can beat up whoever stole it. Glee Episode Stills. You don't get to stop waking up. Other musical selections from "The Quarterback" include "Seasons of Love" from the musical "Rent," and Adele's version of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love" sung by Lea Michele. It premiered on October 10, 2013. Shows like Eli Stone and Cop Rock never quite found their audience. Well, after this huge thing happened where my script got to GleeZone and it posted on Tumblr, leaving hundreds of fans worked up for nothing, I thought I shoudl blog it and explain to people that it is NOT real and that like I did before with 'On My Way' it is merely MY prediction. The songs are pretty good. When Kurt approaches Santana on stage, the folded piece of paper changes from flat to sticking up a few times between shots. The producers even keep Rachel out of it, and she’s a one-woman stacked deck. But I think the last third of the episode turns this around, even as it does so many other things I dislike. —Kurt Hummel, Carole Hudson-Hummel and Burt Hummel, Santana: You have no right to take down that memorial. Oh, it's just so pointless. He remembers seeing him walk through the hallways, and says that it was like watching Superman had arrived. (sits down on bench) Come here. Written by all three of the show's creators— Ryan Murphy , Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan —and directed by Falchuk, it first … There's no happy ending. It’s the most beautiful moment in their relationship since season one, and that includes their proposal and two weddings. She says that she loved Finn and that she knows Finn loved her, too, and that he also loved everyone in glee club, past and present. October 10, 2013 Santana: Well, maybe, this, uh, could be a lesson. However, the creators of Glee managed to find the right balance of comedy and drama with outstanding musical numbers.. By eliminating the “randomness” of the musical numbers and highlighting not only classic songs but modern hits, Glee became an … Visit Tunefind to listen to all the songs used on the show. Almost every scene in the episode was filmed from the first take due to the actors and crew members having such a hard time shooting it. Carole: No. Glee’s Cory Monteith “Quarterback” Episode: Cast, Stars React on Twitter to Emotional Tribute. Kurt: What are you gonna do? . First-time viewers several decades from now aren’t going to know why everyone’s so sad at the beginning, but Finn has died. She finds her way to the auditorium, taking a seat on the stage. Carole breaks down, unable to deal with the thought of no longer having her son. FINN: Well, you might as well have. Glee Stories Refine by tag: glee rachelberry finnhudson kurthummel santanalopez klaine blaineanderson quinnfabray finchel gleeclub brittanypierce brittana samevans noahpuckerman sebastiansmythe blaine newdirections kurt gleek santana Emma: Do what?Tina: I just don't know how much longer I can wear black. He is grief-stricken, feeling that he never showed enough affection to him and consequently Finn never understood just how much he loved him. He was such a good guy. To name a relevant comparison, think of The O.C.’s cascading grief over Marissa. He would have made an excellent teacher. Each memory spins off some subdued banter, naturally, but the scene ends with Frankie defensively shouting everyone down. It was a garbage tree, though. Puck deciding that he’s going to go join the military because he doesn’t have Finn around to tell him what to do anymore is cheesy, but it basically works as an affirmation of a troubled character trying to use this to find a new direction. The episode begins with a performance of Seasons of Love by New Directions and some of its former members (Kurt, Mike, Puck, Mercedes, and Santana), during which they wear black outfits and a picture of Finn is projected in the auditorium wall at the ending of the performance. I care more about how he lived. Sue: I don't care for your attitude. I have hated you ever since the day I met you. In the wake of Finn's sudden death, old friends return to McKinley to grieve in the only way they know - by singing. He's dead and all we've got left is his voice in our head. This is a misquoted quote from the, Rachel's plan of Finn being a teacher and she being a star and returning to McKinley saying "I'm home" was Ryan Murphy's original plan to be the last scene of the show at the end of, Coincidentally, Rachel becomes the co-director (together with Kurt) of New Directions in the episode, The episode gained a 7.4 million viewership and 2.9 rating, up significantly from the last episode, making it the most watched episode of Glee since, This episode marks the last appearance of. Seriously, I keep watching this thing, and I always expect any given episode to be the one Sue just doesn’t appear in, and then she just leaves entirely. We're all having 'em! It hurts when Rachel talks about the complete negation of her plan. Shannon: Sit down. It's not like when he was alive. Episode Guide It took the first script by all three creators since the second episode of the series, but at last we have the Glee-est sentence that’s ever been uttered, a nonsense contradiction that’s meant to be meaningful in the moment and to justify future callousness. Glee's tribute to Monteith will mirror his real-life death with one on screen. That thing is awful. After a winter break, it returned on February 25, 2014, moving to Tuesday nights to finish its season. "The Quarterback" is the third episode of the fifth season of the American musical television series Glee, and the ninety-first episode overall. That rainbow approach is perfect, and if the individual stories sometimes see Puck and Beiste failing high-school theater together (“You don’t have to be scared to have feelings!”), the majority are in a huddle closer to the top as bench players Burt and Carole absolutely own the stage. Will they be ready in time for the big recital? BN: Not only is Sue on the show and not only did she already leave and come back, but now she’s maneuvered herself into the Iron Throne. Thus, when an actor dies and their character must, necessarily, leave the show, too, it’s important to give the audience space to grieve alongside the characters. You can't have it. Season Five, Episode Three The success of musical based tv shows have been quite rare these days. Both of those stories (and those of everyone else) play out over about four episodes in a short season. This makes sense because they would have to fold it again when they shot the scene again. Sue: You get the hell out of my office. And it's like getting that call again and again, every time. I don’t care about people,” she replies. Following a summer that saw Glee lose one of its brightest stars with the passing of Cory Monteith, the Fox musical turns its lens on its star quarterback on … Sue: Well, as a matter of fact, I do, Sandbags. I know you feel differently, though. The scenes that were mostly like a memorial service, a chance for the cast and crew to memorialize Cory Monteith without pushing too far into being utterly maudlin were my favorite bits—well, favorite bits not involving Rachel, who’s used wonderfully here. This musical comedy-drama about the misfits who make up a high-school glee club opens its … I've allowed that memorial to remain in the hallway for over a week. But you do wake up, and for just a second, you forget. “I care more about how he lived, and anyone who has a problem with that should remember that he was my brother.” Got that? But when she is singing in the choir room, she is wearing them. Beiste tells him to make the most of his life and he departs on his motorcycle. He feels that he's lost his way and no longer has Finn to point it out for him. For Glee, “The Quarterback” is an honest-to-goodness triumph of restraint.