Saying goodbye to a beloved TV character is always hard. But next week's farewell to Cory Monteith's Finn Hudson on "Glee" promises to be one of the most tear-filled farewells ever. In a 30-second teaser of "The Quarterback" released on Wednesday, we see the kids of McKinley High paying their respects to Finn in what show runner Ryan Murphy said was an heart-wrenching episode that was "incredibly difficult to work on."
Opening with a shot of an empty school hallway, the trailer is set to the mournful strains of Adele's "Make You Feel My Love." We see the student singers solemnly marching down that hallway, each holding a pair of drum sticks with a black ribbon on them as well as a box with Finn's helmet, bobblehead and other personal items.
"The hardest word to say," reads the screen, "is goodbye," over a shot of the gang putting a football down in the middle of a flower and candle-strewn tribute to Finn outside his locker. "Finn, you are a star that left too soon. But we will always look up to find you," reads a note from Zach Brooke.
"The episode is called 'The Quarterback,' and Cory really was that to that group of people and to me particularly," Murphy reporters after wrapping work on the next week's episode on Thursday. "That group of kids particularly went through the limelight and became world famous at a very difficult age, and many of them really struggled with it ... Cory obviously very much struggled with it, but never on the ...Read More →