This Is Us RECAP #Superbawl: We Finally Know How Jack Died and It’s Not Exactly What We Thought

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Most people reading this will agree: This is Us is more than a show, it's a touchstone for us all in grief, parenting, marriage, and issues of identity and belonging. But especially, it's a touchstone for grief. I was amazed at the comments I saw as I scrolled through my various feeds. A friend who … [Read more...]

This is US Episode 31 RECAP: Massive and Horrible Clues to Jack’s Death

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I have only just recovered from the ending last night...The fire started! Nooooooo! And then the preview for the Superbowl episode! "I can't believe they are killing Jack after the Superbowl," I said, in shock and no small amount of fear. Fear? Yes, this is going to be ROUGH. I WILL NOT DO WELL! … [Read more...]

This is Us Recap Episode 30: Can Kevin and Miguel Put the Past Behind Them?

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Finally, some redemption for Miguel! I knew he had too much respect for his best friend to be putting the moves on Jack's wife back in the day. I loved his explanation of it to Kevin, that in his mind, Jack and Rebecca were one so he couldn't even imagine having feelings for her then.  I, for … [Read more...]

This Is Us Episode #29 Recap: Can the Pearsons’ Find Healing for Their Old Wounds?

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Beth, Tobey and Miguel may have been kicked out of the group therapy session tonight, but WE WERE THERE. We were sitting in on one of the most awkward, cringe-y, yet ultimately healing, therapy sessions ever. When last we left off with our Pearson family, Kate had just miscarried, Randall and … [Read more...]

This is Us Episode 28 RECAP: Randall and Jack Both Let Go

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I can't even... This episode may have me sniffling for the five weeks it takes us to get back to the show. I knew the Randall episode would get under my skin the most, because he's the triplet I most relate to. He's like my Tv brother from another mother--for real! However, allow me to collect … [Read more...]