20 of Cory Monteith's Greatest 'Glee' Performances (Video)
As Finn Hudson on Fox's "Glee," Cory Monteith helped make it OK to sing again on scripted shows.
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"Glee" became a national phenomenon and one of television's biggest hits in its first season, a show that thrilled critics and audiences alike.
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And Monteith, as a jock who seemed a little uncomfortable hanging out with Gleeks at first, was a surrogate for those in the audience a little skeptical about the power of song.
Lucky for us, he got into it.
Last season, Finn was instrumental in getting New Directions past the hump of losing so many members and its advisor, Mr. Schue (Matthew Morrison), by stepping in to lead the group.
And delivered the 20 performances you can watch below:
"I'll Stand By You"
"We Are The Champions"
"Can't Fight This Feeling"
"You Can't Always Get What You Want"
"Paradise By The Dashboard Light"