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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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Family is forever (season 3) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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This Is Us See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sterling K. Brown, Denis O'Hare, Chrissy Metz and Alexandra Breckenridge have all appeared in TV shows produced by Ryan Murphy. Brown was in American Crime Story (2016). O'Hare, Metz and Breckenridge were in American Horror Story (2011). See more »

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Kevin and Kate are often referred to as twins; however, although the third baby died, technically they are triplets. See more »

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Without equal so far this season....
16 October 2016 | by michaelrthomsonSee all my reviews

All too often one ends up writing a review about a show that is less than amazing, often out of frustration, annoyance or plain old bored at yet another half as*ed attempt to get viewers to tune in with little effort on plot, dialogue or acting.

I'm so pleased to say, this show is the opposite of it all, it is a delight to have found amongst the tedious modern take on entertainment.

The tale is one of life, of seemingly unrelated people who share something in common, well that is the opener, the twist reveals itself blatantly at the end of episode one, and I didn't see it coming, so far episodes 2 and 3 have not delivered quite that surprise, but what they do deliver is excellence in acting, excellence in storytelling, and a compelling narrative and the continued potential for greatness.

The characters are increasingly well developed with main and side stories in abundance, it has so far kept me interested and perhaps most importantly for a show, invested in who these characters are, and the journey they are on.

There is something spine tingly about the show, as others have stated it can be an emotional journey, with moments of humour and moments of laughter and joy.

It is merely 3 episodes in, but I am hoping we continue to explore the stories being told here, that the cast continues to deliver compelling acting and that the script writers take us on a human journey with all the typical highs and lows that involves. I am looking forward to more, much much more.

If you hadn't noticed, I'm impressed by the acting cred of these people, with a couple of exceptions these actors aren't one's I've seen before, but they are doing an awesome job here.

So for a change, i'm so please to commend this show to others, to say it needs to be watched with patience, with curiosity and and open mind and heart.


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