Finn's father is said to have died in the Persian Gulf War when Finn was a baby. However, that war ended in 1991. This would make Finn around 20 years old instead of the 16-17 year old high school junior he is supposed to be.
However, a recent storyline explains that Finn's mother lied about the death of his father, which could explain the mistake in this episode. See more
Ladies, what we have here is a grade "A" dilemma. Mercedes, your vocal chords have had more fantastic runs than a Kenyan track team, but that look simply will not do. At first, I thought it was a subtle homage to yours truly, but now I fear it's some kind of ironic comment.
Ms. Sylvester, I'm just not comfortable in those Cheerios skirts. They don't fit me right.
Mercedes, you shouldn't be embarrassed about your body.
Embarrassed? No, no. I'm worried about showing too much skin and...