This Is Us - Season 1, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Pool



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Episode Info

Rebecca and Jack take the kids to a community pool, where they realize each child's unique struggles. In the future, Kevin auditions for a Broadway play; Toby runs into his ex-wife while on a date with Kate; and William's reported as a loiterer in Randall's predominantly white neighborhood, exposing deep-seated racial tensions.


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

This Is Us' Tuesday, October 18, episode definitely delivered in the emotions department, and even made us laugh a few times.

March 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

While some of us may have worried about the functionality of the dual timeliness, I think The Pool is an example of how the technique works remarkably well.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…


March 12, 2018 | Full Review…

As This Is Us gets comfortable with its characters and the viewers get comfortable with them, it's time to delve more into what got us here.

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

If tonight is any indication, This Is Us won't shy away from controversial topics.

March 9, 2018 | Full Review…

But there they are, all five of them huddled together, comforted in the arms of their family. Man, this show knows how to put a heartwarming button on an episode, doesn't it?

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

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