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

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Series cast summary:
Milo Ventimiglia ...  Jack Pearson 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Mandy Moore ...  Rebecca Pearson / ... 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Sterling K. Brown ...  Randall Pearson 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Chrissy Metz ...  Kate Pearson 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Justin Hartley ...  Kevin Pearson 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Susan Kelechi Watson ...  Beth Pearson 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Chris Sullivan ...  Toby Damon 54 episodes, 2016-2019
Eris Baker ...  Tess Pearson / ... 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Faithe Herman ...  Annie Pearson / ... 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Jon Huertas ...  Miguel Rivas 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Mackenzie Hancsicsak ...  10 Year Old Kate / ... 46 episodes, 2016-2019
Parker Bates ...  10 Year Old Kevin / ... 46 episodes, 2016-2019
Hannah Zeile ...  17 Year Old Kate / ... 41 episodes, 2016-2019
Lonnie Chavis ...  10 Year Old Randall / ... 41 episodes, 2016-2019
Niles Fitch ...  17 Year Old Randall / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Logan Shroyer ...  17 Year Old Kevin / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Ron Cephas Jones ...  William Hill 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Lyric Ross ...  Déjà 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Alexandra Breckenridge ...  Sophie 24 episodes, 2017-2019
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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; and 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 ... Written by Huggo

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This is real. This is love. This is life. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

This Is Us See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Trivia

Milo Ventimiglia was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Lead Actor in a Drama Series category for his role as Jack Pearson in This Is Us (2016), but lost to Matthew Rhys from The Americans (2013). See more »

Goofs

The series depicts Randall having relatively quick access of travel between his home in New Jersey and Philadelphia. While New Jersey and Philadelphia do border each other, Randall is shown to be living in the northern New Jersey town of Alpine, under normal circumstances, at least a two hour car drive to Philadelphia. See more »

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Best Pilot in ages. (Spoilers)
21 September 2016 | by echozdogSee all my reviews

SPOILER ALERT

First I am a hard person to fool. The Village. Figured it out. Many others. The Sixth Sense and Fight club got me and that's why I love them. I love to be taken down a path and then realize everything wasn't as it seems.

When the fireman lit the cigarette I realized it was 1980. But I still didn't get that those three would be raised together until the nursery with the knit onesies. I'm good at this stuff and the acting and characters blew me away that I wasn't looking for it.

Best Pilot ever. IMHO.

Then I thought. Well they can't do that every episode because if you are looking for twists you find them. If I was told there was a twist at the end, I would have figured it out (everyone's birthday on the same day, etc). But the fact one was black and the other two were twins threw me. PLUS the fact one was "Ryan Gosling" body and the other was overweight threw me that they were twins. Both played on stereotypes which I Loved they made us look into ourselves a little.

So where does the show go from here? It has a great premise. Dual time lines. You can do a lot with that. Have stories play out with flashbacks to tell a larger story (ala Lost). The casting was nailed with exceptional talent. I was interested in every character. They even nailed it by casting Simon and Simon vet Gerald McRaney. He was the glue that MADE that story line click. He speech on the chair was Emmy worthy. I hope he is a regular cast member and explore his wife's death and the death of his one child.

I'm hooked for at least season one. No need for twists. The dual time lines and great characters is enough for me. They can bounce all around in the 80s when the "triplets" are 4 or 10 or 15. triple time lines or more. Milo and Mandy can be made to look older and cast kids to play the parts at different ages. So much room to explore. I predict a good 4-7 year run.


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