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Strangers: Part Two 

The Pearsons gather to celebrate Baby Jack's first birthday.


Ken Olin


Dan Fogelman (created by), Dan Fogelman | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Milo Ventimiglia ... Jack Pearson
Mandy Moore ... Rebecca Pearson
Sterling K. Brown ... Randall Pearson
Chrissy Metz ... Kate Pearson
Justin Hartley ... Kevin Pearson
Susan Kelechi Watson ... Beth Pearson
Chris Sullivan ... Toby Damon
Jon Huertas ... Miguel Rivas
Niles Fitch ... 18 Year Old Randall (credit only)
Logan Shroyer ... 18 Year Old Kevin (credit only)
Hannah Zeile ... 18 Year Old Kate (credit only)
Mackenzie Hancsicsak ... 12 Year Old Kate (credit only)
Parker Bates ... 12 Year Old Kevin (credit only)
Lonnie Chavis ... 12 Year Old Randall (credit only)
Eris Baker ... Tess Pearson


The events surrounding first birthdays or births in three different time periods are presented. In the past, Jack and Rebecca are not only celebrating Jack's thirty-seventh birthday with a modification to their usual routine, but the first birthday of the Big Three. It can't help but be a bittersweet occasion for both of them, they turning to an old friend for advice in how to deal with the bitter in light of the sweet. In the future, Lucy has just gone into labor, a week late. Someone important to both Lucy and Jack rush to their side, that person having her latest "movie star" date. And in present day, the entire Pearson family is descending on Los Angeles for Jack's first birthday, which will coincide with Kevin's one year sobriety. While Kate, Toby and Jack welcome the family, they have a special Damon threesome only secret task, out of which Kate and Toby discuss a not yet broached topic regarding their family. An announcement by Rebecca has the potential to overtake the day, ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance



Did You Know?


Kate and Toby have two children named Jack and Hailey which combined is the name of two famous people. Actor Jack Hailey was the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz as well as his son Jack Hailey Jr who was married to actress Liza Minnelli. See more »


When Beth sets the alarm on the house, she says, "We've got thirty seconds until this place self destructs," implying that's how long she and Randall have to be out of the house before the alarm will be set off if a sensor, like an open door, is tripped. From the time Beth sets the alarm to the time she and Randall have closed the door and the alarm electronic voice says "alarm set" is approximately forty-three seconds, with the alarm not having gone off. See more »


Kevin Pearson: [to Randall] You know, I used to think that the worst thing that happened to me was the day that Dad died. It's the day they brought you home. Hand to God, Randall, the worst thing that ever happened to me was the day they brought you home.
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References Homeland (2011) See more »


Blue Skies
written by Irving Berlin
performed by Gerald McRaney
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1 April 2020 | by hart-sopiSee all my reviews

I had goosebumps all over my body watching this episode. It's a master class. 10/10 from me.

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24 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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