What Can 'Glee' Learn from Other TV Shows That Dealt With Cast Member Deaths?
Cory Monteith's death is no doubt a devastating loss. The talented young star, who portrayed former football player and Glee Club frontman Finn Hudson, was slated to appear heavily in the first five episodes of Glee's fifth season. The episodes have not been shot yet, leaving the writers to come up with a new way to incorporate Cory's death and Finn's permanent departure into the storyline. But there is precedent for Glee — here are some other television shows that lost a cast member... and what Glee can learn from them.