This Is Us - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: This Is Us premieres with unexpected, deeply touching storylines that flow effortlessly.

Episode Info

Several people whose lives are mysteriously intertwined begin to notice peculiar coincidences about each other in the series premiere of this dramedy.


Mandy Moore
as Rebecca
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Critic reviews for Pilot

This Is Us remains a particularly infuriating title for what seems like a secretively simple series.

March 9, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

The captivating new NBC drama draws viewers in with multiple story lines that ultimately connect by the end, and after watching the premiere on Tuesday, September 20, it's safe to say we want more!

March 13, 2018 | Full Review…

What distinguishes This Is Us from all the rest is its unique and unexpected ending, making the highly anticipated series premiere one of the best I have ever seen.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Let's just say that it's unexpected and deeply touching - and also that it sets the show on a route that surprised me, but I am altogether quite pleased about.

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

This Is Us opted for an natural flow, as opposed to relying too heavily on its tear-jerking, shock-factor moments.

March 9, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

All in all, it was a good pilot that did enough to bring us back for a second week, even before the surprise ending.

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

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