I’ll echo Kate’s sentiments at the end of tonight’s episode: “this baby cannot die you guys.”
This Is Us never allows anyone to have a happy moment without overshadowing it with something devastating.
Kate waited 16-years to graduate and Kevin’s relapse and her premature labor.
I’m going to go with what Rebecca said about timing and the idea that you should trust the timing of your life even if it doesn’t make sense to you.
Maybe this baby was supposed to come early for a reason.
At least, I hope so.
Kate and Toby tried so hard for a baby; she wouldn’t be able to pick herself back up if she lost this one as well.
Kate’s graduation coincided with the Big Three’s graduation back in 1982, just a mere four months after Jack’s passing.
It’s safe to say, it wasn’t easy for anyone.
Randall and Kevin just trudged on, Rebecca needed a helping hand from Miguel, and Kate skipped graduation entirely.
The latter making her delayed college graduation all the more special.
Though Jack is still woven into each episode, I definitely do feel a void for his character.
I guess we’re all going through the same thing now.
Kate and Kevin were always inseparable when they were young. Kate soothed Kevin and that bond has remained until the present.
Kevin’s excessive attitude at the graduation party let Kate know something was wrong.
Even Zoey didn’t pick up on it.
Kate was so concerned, she left her own party to check up on him and found that he lied about his big-time meeting to drink in his hotel room.
Given the hell Kevin has been through with his addiction, his relapse is really difficult to watch.
Kate insisted on a meeting right away, but from experience, a meeting will only help if the addict wants to go.
Sadly, they didn’t even make it to a meeting because Kate went into labor at 28-weeks.
She promised to keep his relapse a secret, but when he called Toby, he had to confess that he couldn’t drive because he had been drinking.
Blaming Kevin for not being able to help his sister when she needed it is the last thing he needs.
He’s already feeling guilty enough.
I think Zoey is going to be very supportive of Kevin even if he did lie to her. She’s had a troubled past, sure, but she also understands that he’s had his fair of hardships.
Beth and Randall hit a wall that surely all couples with children have faced: time management.
Deja, who felt betrayed by her teacher when she posted her personal and private essay, told Randall she didn’t want to skip a grade because she’d finally felt stability in her life with the Pearson family.
Despite knowing that skipping a grade would be beneficial to her, Randall understood because of her past.
However, when he suggested Beth put her dream of teaching dance on hold it didn’t sit very well with Beth.
Why is Randall getting to live out his dream while she can’t?
There is no right or wrong answer here, at least not when that will satisfy both parties.
And based on our glimpse into the future, we know this may be what rocks the boat in their otherwise happy marriage.
If I’m being perfectly honest, Randall followed his dream first by running for Mayor. Beth supported him for the most part and only after did she realize she wanted to teach dance.
He’s already made a commitment to the public that he cannot break. What would that say to the girls?
Beth can still teach dance during hours that don’t affect the time with the girls.
It’s not ideal, but it’s a solution. And sometimes in relationships, you have to make sacrifices.
But again, based on our quick glimpse into the future, Beth didn’t put her dreams on pause which is why she opened up her own school.
What did you think of the episode?
Will Kate lose the baby?
‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Trailer Teases New Beginnings, Kevin & Randall’s Fallout, Kevin’s Fiancee, and Face Masks
The 2-hour premiere of This Is Us is closer than ever!
Just a few days after NBC revealed the first trailer for the drama that reunites us with the Pearson family, they’ve given us a second, longer trailer that is more focused on the fallout between Randall Pearson (Sterling K. Brown) and Kevin Pearson (Justin Hartley) following their blow-out confrontation.
Will they find their way back? Will Kevin attempt to become a better brother? It may be a long road ahead, but it sure seems like it.
While there’s minimal new footage since the series just began shooting a few weeks ago due to COVID delays, it teases “a new chapter” for the family.
We see Randall celebrate his 40th birthday with wife Beth estranged from the rest of his siblings, who are celebrating together at the family cabin.
Kevin is seen walking to his car wearing a mask, which reveals that the series will be embracing the real-life coronavirus pandemic. It’s unclear how it’ll affect the family, but considering there’s a scene showing Kevin caressing Madison’s (Caitlin Thompson) growing baby bump, maybe the series will navigate pregnancy in a COVID-19 world. It’s likely easier to film certain scenes with more cast members if mask-wearing is permitted and deemed normal.
In a shocking twist, Kevin also calls her his “fiancee,” which prompts Kate Pearson (Chrissy Metz) to inform him that he needs to explain to use of the word fiancee.
‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Moves Up Premiere Date – Find Out When You Can Reunite with the Pearsons!
The wait for new episodes of This Is Us is almost over.
The show’s fifth season will premiere on Tuesday, October 27, a few weeks ahead of its previously announced November 10 premiere.
NBC made the announcement during a commercial that ran during the season finale of America’s Got Talent on Wednesday.
The show’s official social media accounts also revealed the good news writing: “We just couldn’t wait any longer, but we have a feeling you won’t mind.”
The reunion with the Pearsons will be a two-hour event, which will hopefully answer some burning questions left behind by season 4 like who Madison’s doctor is and why Nicky was by Rebecca’s bedside instead of Miguel.
The series has about a month to turn over new episodes as TVLine notes that the series is set to start production this week following a mandatory hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like many shows including FOX’s The Resident, the season isn’t shying away from reality but will instead tackle the pandemic “head-on,” series creator Dan Fogelman revealed on Twitter.
Some vague #ThisIsUs answers (sorry)
– Not sure yet on production start.
– Not sure when new eps will air.
– Yes on Covid. We've decided to attack things head on. Very proud of @ThisIsUsWriters
– Same planned ending. Same route to get there.
Hope that's (somewhat) useful? https://t.co/gx0YJQxq5f
— Dan Fogelman (@Dan_Fogelman) August 17, 2020
It’s unclear how the public health crisis will play into the show’s narrative or how it’ll affect the tight-knit Pearson clan. Maybe that’s why Randall and Kevin haven’t seen each other for years? Yes, we’re trying to pretend that big explosive fight in the This Is Us Season 4 finale never happened!
Turning it over to you, Cravers. Are you excited for the return of This Is Us?
Oh, Baby! ‘This Is Us’ Actress Mandy Moore Pregnant With First Child
Mandy Moore has plenty of experience being a mom on This Is Us, but now she’ll be able to put those skills to the test in real life.
The actress, who plays Rebecca Pearson on the hit NBC series, announced that she is pregnant and expecting her first child with Taylor Goldsmith.
Not only that but the 36-year-old revealed that the couple is expecting a baby boy!
“Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021,” she captioned an Instagram slideshow of Goldsmith cradling her adorable bump.
The couple tied the knot in November 2018.
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