This Is Us

  1. Episode 18 Moonshadow
    This Is Us Season Finale Recap: Hello and Good-bye “Moonshadow” reveals the epic story of how Jack and Rebecca met.
  2. Episode 17 What Now?
    This Is Us Recap: After William Better grab some tissues. You’re gonna cry through this entire episode.
  3. Episode 16 Memphis
    This Is Us Recap: The First and the Last “Memphis” is a beautiful send-off for a beloved character.
  4. Episode 15 Jack Pearson’s Son
    This Is Us Recap: What Would Jack Pearson Do? When Sterling K. Brown cries, America cries.
  5. Episode 14 I Call Marriage
    This Is Us Recap: The Perfect Husband “Jack Pearson, our story is just getting started.”
  6. Episode 13 Three Sentences
    This Is Us Recap: Magic, Madonna, and Inigo Montoya Randall is the best in any and all timelines.
  7. Episode 12 The Big Day
    This Is Us Recap: The Prequel “The Big Day” reveals the missing pieces to the Big Three puzzle.
  8. Episode 11 The Right Thing to Do
    This Is Us Recap: This Old House Phew, nothing bad happened on Christmas Eve!
  9. Episode 10 Last Christmas
    This Is Us Recap: A Christmas Story Beth and Randall Pearson forever.
  10. Episode 9 The Trip
    This Is Us Recap: Into the Woods Hallucination Jack is so wise.
  11. Episode 8 Pilgrim Rick
    This Is Us Recap: Thanksgiving Dad Is a Hot Dad The Pearsons serve up a big ol’ turkey, some homemade stuffing, and straight-up drama.
  12. Episode 7 The Best Washing Machine in the Whole World
    This Is Us Recap: Oh, Brother Welcome to the ‘90s, Pearson family!
  13. Episode 6 Career Days
    This Is Us Recap: Suit and Tie “Career Days” is missing a particular kind of spark.
  14. Episode 5 The Game Plan
    This Is Us Recap: Are You Ready for Some Football? “The Game Plan” reveals what happened to our favorite mustachioed dad.
  15. Episode 4 The Pool
    This Is Us Recap: The Deep End The flashback story line in “The Pool” doesn’t stand on its own.
  16. Episode 3 Kyle
    This Is Us Recap: Introducing Randall If this is what future episodes will look like, we’re in for a treat.
  17. Episode 2 The Big Three
    This Is Us Recap: Let’s Twist Again Okay, This Is Us. I see what you’re doing now.
  18. Episode 1 Pilot
    This Is Us Series Premiere Recap: When Life Gives You Lemons It’s hard not to feel immediately invested in NBC’s new drama.
  1. Episode 18 The Wedding
    This Is Us Season Finale Recap: A Toast to the Future The great Ka-Toby wedding is finally upon us!
  2. Episode 17 This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life
    This Is Us Recap: Counting the Beds It’s Deja’s turn to get the This Is Us treatment.
  3. Episode 16 Vegas, Baby
    This Is Us Recap: The Head and the Heart Raise your hand if you’re thankful this episode wasn’t another weepfest.
  4. Episode 15 The Car
    This Is Us Recap: Life After Jack “The Car” may not be as intense as “Super Bowl Sunday,” but it is just as emotional.
  5. Episode 14 Super Bowl Sunday
    This Is Us Recap: Good-bye, Jack Pearson From the Super Bowl to the Super Bawl, am I right?
  6. Episode 13 That’ll Be The Day
    This Is Us Recap: Gone Longer Than We Had Him The story about Jack’s last day and how it led to tragedy.
  7. Episode 12 Clooney
    This Is Us Recap: Let’s Go to the Mall All I want to do is watch HGTV and drink apricot LaCroix with Miguel.
  8. Episode 11 The Fifth Wheel
    This Is Us Mid-Season Premiere Recap: Family Therapy Holy hell, This Is Us is not messing around with this episode.
  9. Episode 10 Number Three
    This Is Us Recap: Randall’s Story Thanksgiving is a rough holiday for the Pearsons.
  10. Episode 9 Number Two
    This Is Us Recap: Kate’s Story “Number Two” deals with the aftermath of Kate’s miscarriage.
  11. Episode 8 Number One
    This Is Us Recap: Kevin’s Story It’s depressing as hell to watch Kevin Pearson hit rock bottom.
  12. Episode 7 The Most Disappointed Man
    This Is Us Recap: The Justice System Finally, This Is Us dives into the story of Randall’s adoption.
  13. Episode 6 The 20s
    This Is Us Recap: I Got You, Babe Mandy Moore is doing something very special in season two.
  14. Episode 5 Brothers
    This Is Us Recap: Brotherly Love It turns out Randall and Kevin aren’t the only Pearson brothers.
  15. Episode 4 Still There
    This Is Us Recap: Parenting Isn’t Easy This week’s Deja story line is authentic and emotional in the very best way.
  16. Episode 3 Déjà Vu
    This Is Us Recap: Yo, Sylvester Stallone! Sly Stallone’s This Is Us stint isn’t just a quick cameo.
  17. Episode 2 A Manny-Splendored Thing
    This Is Us Recap: Beth & Randall & Kevin The Pearson clan heads to L.A. for a very special taping of The Man-ny.
  18. Episode 1 A Father’s Advice
    This Is Us Season-Premiere Recap: After the Fight Buckle up, kids: Season two is going to be intense.
  1. Episode 18 Her
    This Is Us Season Finale Recap: Back to the Future As one of the Big Three rebuilds his relationship, another one sees his crumble to pieces. And then there’s that flash-forward …
  2. Episode 17 R&B
    This Is Us Recap: Bend and Snap A series of Randall and Beth flashbacks reveals that the cracks in the foundation of their marriage have been there from the beginning.
  3. Episode 16 Don’t Take My Sunshine Away
    This Is Us Recap: What’s a Happily-Ever-After? Back in 1992, at a school dance, Jack believes things “are going to be effortless” for his kids. Oh Jack, you have no idea.
  4. Episode 15 The Waiting Room
    This Is Us Recap: And Now We Wait We’re trapped with the Pearsons as they await news about Kate and her baby, and there is no escaping the angst.
  5. Episode 14 The Graduates
    This Is Us Recap: Commencement A trip through graduations past and present reminds us that Kate and Kevin will always take care of each other, at any and every age.
  6. Episode 13 Our Little Island Girl
    This Is Us Recap: This Is Beth The long-awaited Beth Pearson showcase episode has its requisite amount of sadness, but ends on a truly hopeful note.
  7. Episode 12 Songbird Road: Part Two
    This Is Us Recap: Remember the Time With an assist from Rebecca, Kevin tries to help Nicky and goes on an emotional journey of his own in the process.
  8. Episode 11 Songbird Road: Part One
    This Is Us Recap: Alive But Not Well This Is Us remembers what it’s great at, bringing the Big Three back together to continue Jack and Nicky’s story.
  9. Episode 10 The Last Seven Weeks
    This Is Us Mid-Season Premiere Recap: Too Close to Call Prepare yourselves for more political storylines, friends!
  10. Episode 9 The Beginning Is the End Is the Beginning
    This Is Us Recap: Aches and Pains A heartbreaking, at-times mystifying episode throws down multiple mysteries to agonize over during hiatus.
  11. Episode 8 Six Thanksgivings
    This Is Us Recap: A Thanksgiving Dad Is a Hot Dad This year, I’m most grateful for BFF Miguel.
  12. Episode 7 Sometimes
    This Is Us Recap: Road Tripping A series of field trips takes us on a tour of emotionally devastating moments past and present.
  13. Episode 6 Kamsahamnida
    This Is Us Recap: Let’s Get Ready to (Politically) Rumble Randall’s political campaign picks up when he discovers he has a secret weapon in his own family.
  14. Episode 5 Toby
    This Is Us Recap: Here’s to You, Mr. Robinson Kevin continues to search for details of his father’s past in an episode overstuffed with subplots.
  15. Episode 4 Vietnam
    This Is Us Recap: Let’s Rewind The series plunges into the past to explore Jack and Nicky’s history with the Vietnam War. (It’s a pretty sad history.)
  16. Episode 3 Katie Girls
    This Is Us Recap: Pieces of Jack Kate continues to search for a solution to her fertility issues while Randall makes a big decision.
  17. Episode 2 A Philadelphia Story
    This Is Us Recap: Acceptance Letters The series gives us a look at the Pearsons’ post-Jack life in the late-’90s and it’s not pleasant.
  18. Episode 1 Nine Bucks
    This Is Us Season Premiere Recap: Swear on Oprah The series returns with a story of the early days of Jack and Rebecca’s relationship and a cryptic look at the future.
  1. Episode 18 Strangers: Part Two
    This Is Us Season Finale Recap: The First Birthday Okay, think of the meanest things Randall and Kevin could ever say to each other. That’s what they say!
  2. Episode 17 After the Fire
    This Is Us Recap: Best Case/Worst Case A trip through some “what if Jack had never died” hypotheticals leads Randall to play the biggest card he has when it comes to Rebecca: guilt.
  3. Episode 16 New York, New York, New York
    This Is Us Recap: The City That Never Weeps A series of Rebecca-in-New-York storylines doubles as a showcase for the fight Randall and Kevin have been having basically their entire lives.
  4. Episode 15 Clouds
    This Is Us Recap: From Both Sides Now Both Pearson brothers toss out some real truths about how they see themselves in the context of their family, and it is illuminating.
  5. Episode 14 The Cabin
    This Is Us Recap: Big Three, One Cabin There’s no way for Randall, Kevin, and Kate to escape each other at the family cabin, and that is a very, very good thing.
  6. Episode 13 A Hell of a Week: Part Three
    This Is Us Recap: Kate & Rebecca & Alanis Kate’s chapter of the Big Three trilogy is really all about how amazing Rebecca is.
  7. Episode 12 A Hell of a Week: Part Two
    This Is Us Recap: Gotta Go See About a Girl In the Kevin chapter of this season’s Big Three trilogy, No. 1 and Sophie say good-bye one final time — or do they?
  8. Episode 11 A Hell of a Week: Part One
    This Is Us Recap: Our Councilman, Our Hero Another Big Three trilogy begins with a Randall-focused episode that proves Sterling K. Brown is very, very good at his job.
  9. Episode 10 Light and Shadows
    This Is Us Recap: Don’t You Ever Forget It Just as you were embracing the hope that comes with the start of a new year, This Is Us has returned to remind you that everything is awful.
  10. Episode 9 So Long, Marianne
    This Is Us Recap: Thanksgiving Shrimp This Thanksgiving the Pearsons serve up heartbreaking flashbacks and heartbreaking flash-forwards, with a big ol’ pile of shrimp on the side.
  11. Episode 8 Sorry
    This Is Us Recap: A Little R&R Rebecca and Randall’s extremely complicated and sometimes-a-little-much relationship gets a closer look in two timelines.
  12. Episode 7 The Dinner and the Date
    This Is Us Recap: Tonight, We’re Serving Awkward So begins the love story of Deja and Malik. May it be long and full of shared cheesesteaks.
  13. Episode 6 The Club
    This Is Us Recap: In the Hole Ah yes, what this show needed was definitely more golf storylines.
  14. Episode 5 Storybook Love
    This Is Us Recap: Burnt on Top, Raw on the Bottom The Pearsons are going to move forward whether they want to or not, and it starts with choking down raw meat.
  15. Episode 4 Flip a Coin
    This Is Us Recap: Untitled Hot Babysitter Pilot In which Malik meets Randall, Carol meets Rebecca, and America meets The Manny.
  16. Episode 3 Unhinged
    This Is Us Recap: Sibling Support Group Save a couple of sibling-centric bright spots, this episode feels like treading water — really uninteresting water.
  17. Episode 2 The Pool: Part Two
    This Is Us Recap: Pearson Family Fun Day A return trip to the public pool offers a reminder of the emotional bridges that have carried the Pearson kids from childhood to adulthood.
  18. Episode 1 Strangers
    This Is Us Season-Premiere Recap: Family Meet and Greet It’s a parade of new faces, framed by two of our favorite faces.
  1. Episode 16 The Adirondacks
    This Is Us Season-Finale Recap: Save the Date A whole lot of decisive plot action is capped off with a surprise ending that gives just enough information to leave us begging for that final season.
  2. Episode 15 Jerry 2.0
    This Is Us Recap: You Had Me at Hello, Sort Of Kudos to This Is Us for figuring out how to make even a bachelor/bachelorette party kinda sad.
  3. Episode 14 The Music and the Mirror
    This Is Us Recap: Dreams Deferred In times of crisis, Beth and Kate both get a little support from their biggest fans.
  4. Episode 13 Brotherly Love
    This Is Us Recap: Saying the Ugly Stuff It’s finally time for the Kevin-Randall conversation we’ve been waiting for since that front-lawn fight last season, and it’s a doozy.
  5. Episode 12 Both Things Can Be True
    This Is Us Recap: The Best Man As if we needed further proof that Miguel is a stand-up guy.
  6. Episode 11 One Small Step…
    This Is Us Recap: One Giant Leap What this Nicky-centric episode lacks in forward momentum it makes up in a greater understanding of one of the series’s most interesting characters.
  7. Episode 10 I’ve Got This
    This Is Us Recap: Yours & Mine & Ours The Pearson tradition of fraught family dinners that devolve into a lot of yelling continues.
  8. Episode 9 The Ride
    This Is Us Recap: Precious Cargo Another car-centric episode drops in on a whole slew of Pearsons driving newborns home for the first time.
  9. Episode 8 In the Room
    This Is Us Recap: Baby Boom For once, the only tears the Pearsons are shedding are tears of joy.
  10. Episode 7 Therer
    This Is Us Recap: Father’s Day Kevin’s decision to walk off set might be easy, but the rest of his journey is most definitely not.
  11. Episode 6 Birth Mother
    This Is Us Recap: Laurel’s Story Just call this episode “Sterling K. Brown’s Emmy Submission.”
  12. Episode 5 A Long Road Home
    This Is Us Recap: What They Call Closure Kate Pearson is really making some moves, isn’t she?
  13. Episode 4 Honestly
    This Is Us Recap: ’Atta Boy We know Kevin is like this. Now we know Kevin was always like this.
  14. Episode 3 Changes
    This Is Us Recap: Homework Assignments A glimpse of a mostly uneventful day for the Big Three circa eighth grade illuminates the issues they’re dealing with in the present day.
  15. Episodes 1 and 2 Forty: Part One & Forty: Part Two
    This Is Us Season-Premiere Recap: A Tragedy in Two Parts If you were looking for a little escapism, you will not find it here.
  1. Episode 18 Us
    This Is Us Series-Finale Recap: A Regular Saturday This Is Us offers a reassuring handhold and a longing stare out a car window as it bids us farewell.
  2. Episode 17 The Train
    This Is Us Recap: One Last Ride As we near the end, this penultimate episode feels like a real gift to the show’s fans.
  3. Episode 16 Family Meeting
    This Is Us Recap: The Pearson Process The Pearsons can’t make a decision without an abundance of feelings and speeches.
  4. Episode 15 Miguel
    This Is Us Recap: Until Death Do Us Part Please, forgive us for taking a while to warm up to you, Miguel!
  5. Episode 14 The Night Before the Wedding
    This Is Us Recap: This Is Kevin’s Wife There has only been one person who has been there for Kevin during these six seasons of chaos.
  6. Episode 13 Day of the Wedding
    This Is Us Recap: Mustache Origin Story An answer to the question we were too horny to ask: How did Jack Pearson get the porn-star mustache?
  7. Episode 12 Katoby
    This Is Us Recap: Scenes From a Divorce This Is Us wrings out one last drop from the collapse of Kate and Toby’s marriage.
  8. Episode 11 Saturday in the Park
    This Is Us Recap: Water Damage Now it’s Kate and Toby’s turn to take to the Front Lawn of Misery.
  9. Episode 10 Every Version of You
    This Is Us Recap: A Day With My Son Randall and Rebecca go on a road trip!! And is This Is Us setting up a Randall presidency?!?
  10. Episode 9 The Hill
    This Is Us Recap: First Rule of Fight Club Kate does not deserve this treatment from Toby or This is Us! Let Kate live, dammit!
  11. Episode 8 The Guitar Man
    This Is Us Recap: Celebrities, They’re Just Like Us This Is Us’s love of not being remotely subtle is on full display with all these foundation and pool metaphors.
  12. Episode 7 Taboo
    This Is Us Recap: The Secret Ingredient The show’s marquee romance is Jack and Rebecca, but Rebecca and Miguel are making a stealth play for the title.
  13. Episode 6 Our Little Island Girl: Part Two
    This Is Us Recap: In Her Own Time Beth’s story line is heartwarming, but a bit of a snoozefest.
  14. Episode 5 Heart and Soul
    This Is Us Recap: 15 First Dates The youths are testing us this week!
  15. Episode 4 Don’t Let Me Keep You
    This Is Us Recap: Jack’s Mom In what may be the last stand-alone Jack episode, Milo Ventimiglia has never been better.
  16. Episode 3 Thanks for Dad Memories
    This Is Us Recap: This Is Dad A dad-filled episode lacks the necessary oomph wanted in the finale season.
  17. Episode 2 One Giant Leap
    This Is Us Recap: The Most Awkward Meal of All Time Nicky can finally close a chapter of his life and really move forward.
  18. Episode 1 The Challenger
    This Is Us Season-Premiere Recap: Just a Story on TV This is Us’s premiere circles back to the moment that really messed Kevin up for the rest of his life. Fun!

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