This Is Us (2016– )
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Jack and Rebecca argue before the beginning of her tour, Kevin faces another opening night, while the entire family gathers at Randall's for an unusual party.

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Wendey Stanzler

Writers:

Dan Fogelman (created by), K.J. Steinberg (as KJ Steinberg) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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
Ron Cephas Jones ... William Hill
Denis O'Hare ... Jessie
Jon Huertas ... Miguel Rivas
Alexandra Breckenridge ... Sophie
Milana Vayntrub ... Sloane Sandburg
Hari Dhillon ... Sanjay Jahiri
Niles Fitch ... 15 Year Old Randall
Logan Shroyer ... 15 Year Old Kevin
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Storyline

Rebecca is about to head off on her first two week tour with the band, and the emotional wall that Jack places between him and her because of she never having told him about dating Ben when they were younger is noticeable, Rebecca accusing him of being passive-aggressive in his behavior toward her. Kate can see that strain the most of the kids, and does whatever she can to encourage her dad to make things right with her mom before things get out of hand. In present day, Kevin is having his second opening night of the play. He knows that a good review from influential critic Brandon Novak is crucial in whether the play is a success or not. The problem is that Novak has made his intention of not showing known, as he attended the first opening which didn't happen, he assuming because of Hollywood television star Kevin, used to multiple takes, being ill prepared for a one take environment. Kevin has to try and convince Novak to give him a chance for this second opening night. And the ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

When Rebecca is saying good bye to her kids before leaving for her tour, she and Randall say "I love you", "I love you more", and "I love you most" which is the same phrases Rapunzel in Tangled says with her ("adoptive") mother. Mandy Moore voices the character Rapunzel. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Pearson: Okay, the kids.
Jack Pearson: Yeah.
Rebecca Pearson: They need a ride to Joel's pary tonight. Parents are home, I already checked. And Randall's robotics class, do you see? It's moved to Tuesdays.
Jack Pearson: I can read, Bec.
Rebecca Pearson: And please, please do not let Kevin and Sophie be by themselves in the basement. They're all over each other.
[Jack snickers]
Rebecca Pearson: What's so funny? It's disturbing.
Jack Pearson: You know, the other day I came in, she was nibbling on his ear.
Rebecca Pearson: Mm-mm. Don't use the word "nibbling" in reference to our son.
Jack Pearson: That is the only way to ...
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Connections

References Blue Hawaii (1961) See more »

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Death With Dignity
Written and Performed by Sufjan Stevens
Produced by Thomas Bartlett
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Best episode ever!!
12 March 2017 | by nocturne690See all my reviews

Im not really good with English language so i say a few words.This is the best TV episode i seen in my life and trust me i seen many many series in my 40 years alive.But i never felt so many feelings together that i felt in this episode.It was the first time in my life that i was crying so much and in seconds of this tear i start laughing like an idiot.I never felt this feeling in my life and its amazing. I love this series and i think its one of the best series ever seen.


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