A heartwarming and emotional story about a unique set of triplets, their struggles and their wonderful parents.


Dan Fogelman
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Series cast summary:
Milo Ventimiglia ...  Jack Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Mandy Moore ...  Rebecca Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Sterling K. Brown ...  Randall Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Chrissy Metz ...  Kate Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Justin Hartley ...  Kevin Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Susan Kelechi Watson ...  Beth Pearson 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Chris Sullivan ...  Toby Damon 89 episodes, 2016-2022
Eris Baker ...  Tess Pearson 84 episodes, 2016-2022
Faithe Herman ...  Annie Pearson 84 episodes, 2016-2022
Jon Huertas ...  Miguel Rivas 82 episodes, 2016-2022
Mackenzie Hancsicsak ...  10 Year Old Kate / ... 81 episodes, 2016-2022
Parker Bates ...  10 Year Old Kevin / ... 81 episodes, 2016-2022
Hannah Zeile ...  17 Year Old Kate / ... 76 episodes, 2016-2022
Lonnie Chavis ...  12 Year Old Randall / ... 76 episodes, 2016-2022
Niles Fitch ...  17 Year Old Randall / ... 75 episodes, 2016-2022
Logan Shroyer ...  17 Year Old Kevin / ... 75 episodes, 2016-2022
Lyric Ross ...  Déjà Pearson / ... 62 episodes, 2017-2022
Ron Cephas Jones ...  William Hill 43 episodes, 2016-2021


Rebecca Pearson once had a difficult pregnancy with triplets. The resulting births occurred on the same day as her husband Jack Pearson's thirty-sixth birthday. The lives of Rebecca, Jack and their three offspring - Kevin, Kate and Randall - are presented at different points in time. The Rebecca and Jack stories generally take place during the early stage of their marriage, surrounding the birth of the three children or at different phases of the children's upbringing, which was not always smooth sailing for any of the five. Separate stories concerning Kevin, Kate and Randall are also presented in their adult years, each who has his or her own baggage resulting from that upbringing: Kevin who was generally the neglected one because he had no outward issues; Kate who has always had weight issues; Randall, the gifted one, being the visible outsider and being the "non-K" child. These stories may demonstrate the emotional ties that exist not only because of being family, but also because ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Mandy Moore is the youngest actor in the main cast despite playing the mother of Randall, Kate and Kevin. See more »


Often Randal is referred to as Kevin's "little brother", however, it is later revealed that Randal was born before Kevin and Kate. See more »

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Innovative and Surprising
28 September 2016 | by drjgardnerSee all my reviews

This is a very inventive story line so I won't refer to it, except to say that both the first and second episodes have real surprises. Avoid reading any reviews with spoilers. It will dampen your joy as you figure things out.

The acting is excellent and the script is well written. This looks like a comedy but in fact it has some profoundly dramatic moments. I want to single out some of the actors who were terrific – Milo Ventimiglia (played Rocky Jr), Mandy Moore ("Tangled"), Ron Cephas Jones, Sterling K. Brown (Chris Darden in "OJ") and Susan Kelechi Watson ("Louie"). Gerald McRaney does a cameo in Episode 1 which may be some of his best work ever.

The disadvantage of a TV series like this is that it requires the audience to participate and fill in the gaps. Many people will not understand what's happening, so this is the type of series that is best viewed twice, or however long it takes you to get it.

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20 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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