is one of the hottest new shows on television. The ratings have continued to climb, even after missing a week because of the election. With stars like Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz on the cast, it was basically a hit waiting to happen. We are only a few episodes in and each week, the show leaves fans wanting more. The cliffhangers and shockers have given way to fan groups for the show and several Twitter accounts reacting to every single moment in real time. This Is Us is ready to give fans more than they bargained for in a lot of areas, including some disappointment in the characters they hold dear.
Toby (Chris Sullivan) is one of the characters on This Is Us that fans seemingly love. He is funny and genuinely interested in Kate (Chrissy Metz). The two have had a few rocky encounters, including the binge eating she walked in on in the most recent episode. According to Us Weekly, Chrissy Metz spilled the beans about some upcoming This Is Us spoilers. These included information on Toby and the sad fact that feelings about him may change. Metz didn’t come out and say it but she insinuated that he has a dark past he is trying to hide. This Is Us fans learned he was married before and things didn’t work out. Could there be more there that he didn’t tell Kate? She knows he contemplated suicide and turned to food, but what other dark secrets could he be hiding?
Last night, This Is Us fans watched as William (Ron Cephas Jones) told Randall’s wife, Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) the truth about his relationship with Rebecca (Mandy Moore). This is going to rip through the Pearson family. The Thanksgiving episode of This Is Us is going to be a painful one for fans to watch, especially as things unfold when Randall (Sterling K. Brown) is told the truth. The family has always looked pristine on the outside but as the show goes on, the struggles and lies among them are all being brought to light. As it was foreshadowed in a previous episode of This Is Us, William will die and Randall will be broken. With the news of Rebecca’s knowledge of William and Chrissy Metz’s hints, the Thanksgiving episode is going to be life-changing.
The challenges of being obese in today’s world are brought to light in This Is Us and displayed heavily in Kate’s storyline. She is going to be faced with making two very big life decisions, one of which is going to directly deal with her new job. Chrissy Metz hinted the overweight daughter of her boss will return and play a role in an upcoming story arc. These issues are often overlooked in the real world and Kate is bringing awareness to what life is like as an overweight woman in the world of dating. Her relationship with Toby is going to be tested and it looks like things may not play out how This Is Us fans would expect. As things begin to unfold, expect the unexpected.
Since This Is Us has been a huge hit for NBC, they immediately picked it up for a full season. You can bet on a second season happening as well. Rebecca and Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) story has a lot left to tell and the adult versions of their children are still affected by their childhood three decades later. This Is Us has fans on the edge of their seats every Tuesday night and it looks like that won’t be changing anytime in the near future.
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