GleeSeason 5 premieres tomorrow, September 25, but if you tune in to the first episode expecting to see a tribute to the lateCory Monteith (Finn), you're going to be very disappointed. Don't worry, the tribute episode is definitely coming — you just have to wait a few weeks.
The first two episode of the season are going to be Beatles-centric regular installments of Glee, as the writers had planned before Cory's tragic passing on July 13. The third episode of the season will the the tribute episode, which will honor both Cory and the character he brought to life, Finn Hudson; it airs on October 10, at 9 p.m. on FOX.
FOX has released the following synopsis for the episode, which is simply called "The Quarterback" (are you tearing up yet?):
"The McKinley High family, present and past, join together to remember and celebrate the life of Finn Hudson."
We know some fans like to remain unspoiled, but for the rest of you, we have a full spoilers roundup about the episode. Needless to say, the entire cast and crew promises it will be a heartfelt and moving hour of TV.
After "The Quarterback," the show will go on a brief hiatus. It is expected to return on Thursday, November 7.
So, mark your calendar, Glee fans — oh, and don't want to forget to stock up on tissues.
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