MANILA, Philippines – The sudden passing of Cory Monteith, who played the main character Finn Hudson in the television musical series “Glee,” left viewers of the show in shock and grief. But the actor lives on through his powerful vocals and special moments on “Glee.”
Here are some of his best performances:
Grilled Cheesus (Season 2)
Any “Gleek” will remember Finn Hudson and his grilled cheese sandwich moment, believing that the sandwich toasted with the image of Jesus could grant his wishes.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look:
Don’t Stop Believin’ (Season 1, “Pilot”)
A memorable first performance that secured the “Glee” following.
Can’t Fight This Feeling (Season 1, “Pilot”)
New Directions vocal coach Will Schuester discovers Finn’s singing prowess after overhearing him sing in the shower.
I’ll Stand By You (Season 1, “Ballad”)
Still unaware he isn’t the father of Quinn Fabray’s child, Finn imagines singing to his unborn baby.
Losing My Religion (Season 2, “Grilled Cheesus”)
A fitting number for the episode where Finn struggles with his spiritual beliefs.
Just The Way You Are (Season 2, “Furt”)
Finn’s tribute to Kurt.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Season 3, “I Kissed A Girl”)
Finn and the Glee Club show Santana their support and acceptance.
Man In The Mirror (Season 3, “Hold On To Sixteen”)
A song New Directions performed in Sectionals.
Here are Finn’s moments with love interest Rachel Berry, played by his real-life partner, Lea Michele:
Jessie’s Girl (Season 1, “Laryngitis”)
A jealous Finn tries to win Rachel’s attention.
Faithfully (Season 1, “Journey”)
Duet by Finn and Rachel in Regionals.
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Season 2, “Duets”)
Finn and Rachel at the Club’s duet competition.
The Scientist (Season 4, “The Break-Up”)
Four couples, including Finn and Rachel, express their woes in this number.
Don’t Speak (Season 4, “The Break-Up”)
Two couples, Finn and Rachel and Blaine and Kurt, sing their heartaches.
We’ve Got Tonight (Season 4, “I Do”)
Couples slow dance to a duet by Finn and Rachel.
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