...simple, funny, and authentic.
Mark it one down as the most likely candidate for the guilty (or perhaps not so guilty) obsession of the fall season.
...very likely to be the sentimental favorite for many viewers.
It’s pretty cheesy, but I love well-done cheese. Its drama is relatively low-stakes, but I love that, too. And above all else, its gentle family stories are the perfect palate cleanser for a TV landscape too addicted to pointless bombast.
There is comedy and tragedy in This Is Us; you will laugh, you will cry.
The Big Three celebrate their 41st birthday.
Nicky, Rebecca and Miguel go on a road trip.
Jack, Randall, Kevin and Toby struggle to connect with their children.
Jack visits Ohio.
Kevin visits the construction site. Malik and Deja share controversial news at dinner.
Beth prepares her dancers for the first big dance recital at her new job.
Rebecca has a big announcement to make at Thanksgiving dinner.
Kevin takes the twins to the cabin in hopes of proving himself as a father.
Kate visits Toby.
Randall and Rebecca embark on a road trip and reflect on their past.
Rebecca and Miguel’s anniversary barbecue does not go as planned.
Kate and Toby's relationship evolves over a few years.
The Pearsons gather for Kate's wedding.
The night before Kate's wedding, Kevin's love life takes an unexpected turn.
Miguel over the years.
The Big Three make a plan for Rebecca.
The Pearsons gather around Rebecca's bedside.