This Is Us - Season 1, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Big Three



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Episode Info

Toby helps Kate relax in the midst of her fervent quest to lose weight; and Beth questions the motives of Randall's biological father, as Randall adjusts to having his dad in his life. Meanwhile, Rebecca and Jack begin to feel distant from one another; and Kevin faces the consequences of quitting his job.


Mandy Moore
as Rebecca
Lonnie Chavis
as 8 Year Old Randall
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Critic reviews for The Big Three

This show, never short on twists, slapped us with a huge one in the last scene of the episode.

March 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

In some ways, This Is Us has manifested into a twofold mystery.

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

It continues with the same heart and humor displayed in the premiere, delivering warmth and comfort as handily as though it were a bowl of matzo ball soup fresh out of the kitchen.

March 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Overall, it was a surprisingly tear-free episode that fleshed out the characters and gave them some depth and some vices - to borrow a word from the episode - but was relatively uneventful.

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

We were thrown straight into the deep end of their respective stories, and quickly realized they were all struggling with a similar theme: where do we go from here?

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Consider my heart stomped.

March 9, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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