Rachel tells Finn he could kiss her if he wants, and in reply he says he does. Rachel tells Finn that she won and Finn tells Rachel he lost. The two smile at each other before going into the auditorium to sing. In , Finn is trying desperately to get Rachel back, by having intimate moments with her. Finn has to listen to the bullies then reminding him as to how much more he will get slushied if he chooses glee over football. They then play spin the bottle and Rachel kisses.
Schue that they write an original song to perform at Regionals. After this episode, Finn's death and it's effect on Rachel is not forgotten about either. Schu in the choir room while they look at a plaque hanging, that she made for to remember Finn. Rachel asks why he didn't stick up for her when they voted, and he claims that it wouldn't have mattered. Rachel claims to understand the point he was trying to make, that in order for this relationship to work, each of them can't control the other and that Finn has her blessing to rejoin the football team if he can.
They were finally on good terms, and it seemed like they would get back together. Finn then defends Will, by saying that guys that get hurt like that, do take it personally. She sings and uses Finn as her inspiration. Finn notices the fact that she is once again wearing her normal style of clothing, and is happy about it. Emma is really clueless, but then unintentionally recommends them to come to school wearing sunglasses. Later, at his mother's wedding, Finn tells Rachel she looks amazing and that he really loves her, and the two share a smile while Burt and Carole are reading their vows.
Finn is in awe as Kurt had never told him. Finn when he is quarterback again Finn manages to get to join Glee by talking up winning Nationals in New York City. Inspired by his Britney Spears hallucination at the dentist, Artie begs Finn to help him talk to Coach Beiste he walks away, but Coach Beiste overhears and questions what Artie wants to talk to her about. When Quinn learns about this, she tells Finn that should not cheat on her with Rachel which he has already done unbestknown to her. Finn is thrown in for a loop in more ways than one. They are also seen dancing happily together during Last Friday Night.
Finn and Rachel are waiting for Quinn to arrive to get married when the episode ends. Rachel and Jesse are broken up. Mirroring Season One's Finale at Regionals, Rachel and Finn talk behind the curtain before they perform. After , unable to trust Rachel, joins Vocal Adrenaline instead of New Directions, everyone in the Glee Club is mad at her; but Finn tries to talk to her. When she expresses this sentiment to Finn, he's in disbelief that she would actually be happy he's feeling bad about himself. Surprised that she would say that, he informs her that she should break up with him because he's no longer the quarterback and just another Glee loser now.
He looks visibly shaken and pulls out a single peach tulip from behind his back, meant for Rachel, as she and Jesse hold hands as they leave. In , Finn is memorialized in. Finn helps Rachel with a wheelchair repair, and Rachel says that people don't really like her to which Finn responds that he likes her. Finn defends Quinn, and Puck backs down. He also states that he had meant what he said about wanting her to come back to Glee Club and claimed that their kiss together was real. He also tells her that if they are meant to be together, the universe will tell them and it will all be all right. It's during episode where Finn realizes how badly he had treated Rachel when he gave her up to go on a triple date.
Knowing that appealing to his popularity worked to get him to do what she wants in the past, Santana plays up how unpopular Rachel is. In , they decide to move the wedding to May, but due to Karofsky's suicide attempt in , Rachel changes the date of their wedding to after Regionals. Finn tentatively tries to pat his shoulder, backing off when he sees Kurt does not respond well to it. Finn then defends Will, by saying that guys that get hurt like that, do take it personally. Immediately, Finn pulls away from the kiss, and the scene is flashbacked to when Finn hit the man in the car revealing he got overexcited.
They needed to figure out what they each wanted in their lives, and Finn might have wanted Kurt and Blaine to follow the same path. He was an alumnus of William McKinley High School, former co-captain of the New Directions, and former quarterback of the. Rachel begins to take a more active approach at trying to win over Finn. She dances with him when they sing. Rachel starts to break into tears as she realizes Finn is breaking up with her.
After Rachel's actions cause the new foreign exchange student, Sunshine, to join instead of New Directions, Finn must act as mediator between the club and his girlfriend. Finn is especially supportive of Rachel when she proposes the Glee Club perform at lunch. Finn comes up with an idea where they would sing an offensive song, so they sing. Later, Finn finds Rachel in the hallway. She gets upset because she confessed that she didn't sleep with Jesse a perfect time to be honest with her about Santana.