Glee opener remembers Monteith

Cory Monteith was found dead in a hotel room in Canada (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

High school hit series Glee returned for its fifth season in the US, with a subtle, sad reminder of late cast member Cory Monteith in the opening episode.

Lea Michele's character, Rachel, glances at a photo on her mobile phone - a group shot of her old school glee club pals, including Monteith's Finn. Rachel is heard singing the melancholy Beatles tune Yesterday.

Monteith, 31, died in July of a drug and alcohol overdose. His off-screen relationship with Michele mirrored their characters' on-screen romance.

The new season of Glee begins with the first episode of a two-part salute to the Beatles. A tribute to Monteith is planned for episode three, to be shown on October 10 in the US.

Newspaper Services

Also in this Section

Classifieds

CarsIreland

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet, chat and connect with
singles in your area

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet Singles Now

Findajob

Apps

Now available on