That’s a glib phrase we use, isn’t it, an overdramatic statement. Watch Glee season 5 episode 3 online. "The Quarterback" drew in 7.4 million viewers and a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49, Glee's best rating in about a year (the show's highest rating since September 20, 2012). Mercedes Jones performs "I'll Stand By You", a song Finn previously sang when he believed he was going to become a father. [8] The death of Finn is to be established as the episode begins, though Murphy has said that the cause of death is deliberately not mentioned. 1 On Billboard 200", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Quarterback_(Glee)&oldid=997521140, Television episodes written by Ryan Murphy (writer), Television episodes written by Brad Falchuk, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names, Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from March 2020, All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 31 December 2020, at 22:53. "[24] He did, however, comment positively on the episode's transition from comedic to serious; its song choices; and its overall effect, which "was indeed a sense of finality, particularly as it relates to the fleetingness of fame. By helping them to move on.” “How?” “By not making a self-serving spectacle of our own sadness.”. So it's kind of like two people in that one person. Fox credits fourteen main cast members for the season: Matthew Morrison as glee club director Will Schuester; Jane Lynch as cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester; Chris Colfer, Lea Michele and Naya Rivera as McKinley graduates and former glee club members Kurt Hummel, Rachel Berry and Santana Lopez, respectively; and Jacob Artist, Melissa Benoist, Darren Criss, Blake Jenner, Kevin McHale, Alex Newell, Chord Overstreet, Becca Tobin and Jenna Ushkowitzas current glee club members Jake Puckerman, Marley Ros… Country : USA Plot : A high-school Spanish teacher becomes the director of the school’s Glee club, hoping to restore it to its former glory. This is not like that. And it was up 75 percent from the previous week episode "Tina in the Sky with Diamonds," which drew in 4.42 million viewers. Rachel gives Will a plaque with Finn's picture and a quote of his, which reads: "The show must go...all over the place...or something". Santana sings "If I Die Young", but breaks down before she can finish. Gleeseason 5, episode 3 “The Quarterback” aired last night. 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. Murphy said that "almost everything in that episode is from the first take of every performance because the actors and the crew had a really hard time shooting it. I cannot imagine what it would have been like having to sit in that room and watch her do that. It was, in a word, heartbreaking. NOW! Riverdale is back with its season 5 premiere. "[5] Many cast members called to request that they be included in the episode although they weren't under contract to do so, including Iqbal Theba, who plays Figgins on the show, and appears in the episode. Read our full recap of Glee’s tribute to late star Cory Monteith below. (How difficult this thing must have been to make for everyone!) She finds ex-Principal Figgins there, weeping himself, and when Bree arrives to remove the candles – on the fire marshall’s orders, via Sue – Santana freaks out, storming into Sue’s office. "[19], Allison Keene of The Hollywood Reporter gave a positive review to the episode saying "Ultimately, "The Quarterback" was respectful, and was successful as the cathartic memorial—for both the cast and viewers—that it was intended to be. One moment in his whole life. Mercedes. Kitty's black pleated leather yoke dress on Glee . 17 responses to “Glee Season 5 Episode 3 – TV Review” CW Wright says : October 12, 2013 at 8:27 pm. The mystery of Lakeside continues to unfold as a reunion in Chicago brings together the power players American Gods season 3, episode 2, “Serious Moonlight.”, ‘Glee’ season 5, episode 3 recap: ‘The Quarterback’. Bieste asks him what he plans to do with his line, and he tells her that he’s going to be joining the military. I care more about how he lived.” – this line is the first of many to come in the episode that feels directed at the public in a broken-fourth-wall way, things the Glee team wanted to say about the reaction to Cory’s death. There are no other words for it, they look lost and horrified and numb and washed out, and I do not think anyone on that stage could have given this performance had it not been real. Emma throws beautiful shade as she provides Tina with some pamphlets: “It’s Not All About You,” “Wait, Am I Callous?” but the real point of this scene is that Will drops by as Tina leaves, and he and Emma talk privately about how Will has not yet cried about the entire issue. Synopsis:The McKinley gang celebrate the life of former quarterback and New Directions member Finn Hudson. A Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prequel titled Wonka is officially on the horizon over at Warner Brothers. Most of the rest of the room is also openly crying, holding onto each other as Rachel holds onto herself, gripping each elbow with the opposite hand, literally holding herself together. I’m sorry, but it’s time, you gotta be your own quarterback.” The pair try to calm themselves as Puck suggests retiring Finn’s football number and trying to get his letterman jacket off Kurt to be framed and hung, and Bieste says she can try make that happen, if Puck promises to put the tree back. As he talks to her, my suspicions about the whereabouts of that jacket, which twinged a little earlier on, deepen severely, but I cross my fingers that we’re not going there because I don’t think my body can possibly contain more hate for Will Schuester than it already does. "[9] Kevin McHale, who plays Artie Abrams, noted that some in the cast are finding it "weird" when they "are having to play reactions that they obviously would not feel in real life"—for example, a number of the characters "aren’t dealing with the loss of Finn" and are in denial, unlike the actors who "were all very much dealing with it. Kevin McHale as Artie Abrams (18/20) (episodes 1-16, 19-20) 6. Carole Hudson-Hummel breaks down in grief and the family comes together to comfort one another. "[5] He added, "I've never seen a crew that you can't continue shooting because they've left the room sobbing. [13][14], "The Quarterback" drew in 7.4 million viewers and a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49, Glee's best rating in about a year (the show's highest rating since September 20, 2012). Thank you. 7 middle episodes and then the last 3 episodes are amazing and still capture that glee spirit. 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