's upcoming fifth season, which was due to go into production this month.
But what's unquestionable is that the absence of Monteith, whose earnest, open-hearted turn was an emotional anchor for the show, will leave a terrible void in subsequent episodes.
Well, it's official, we'll never stop feeling sad about Cory Monteith's death.
Here's our analysis of the good and the bad of Glee's intended send-off: For a show that pushed the "Life Isn't Perfect" mantra to its breaking point so many times, this ending might be too textbook for us to be satisfied in longterm.
It almost feels like it wouldn't fit into the empire that Murphy built on a foundation of dysfunction.
The last scene of the series finale would have Rachel walking into Finn's classroom and telling him, "I'm home." Fade to black and they live happily ever after. Sounds like now that we know this was Plan A, we're going to be hopelessly unsatisfied with Plan B, right? But let's set aside our heartbreak and the rose-colored goggles and look at this ending for a second — doesn't it sound way too perfect for Glee?
Or maybe it'd be just right to put a bow on top of the show to end it with a clear message about obstacles and flaws?