The Trip



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Episode Info

Kate, Kevin and Randall visit their family's cabin after a chaotic Thanksgiving dinner; and a wedge is driven between Kate and Kevin after Olivia makes a harsh comment. In the past, a 9-year-old Randall reveals he's been searching for his birth parents.


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Critic Reviews for The Trip

This Is Us' Tuesday, November 29, episode proved yet again that our tear reservoirs are bottomless pits when it comes to the Pearson family and their never-ending drama.

Mar 14, 2018 | Full Review…
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[Milo Ventimiglia] portrayal of Jack is the embodiment of masculinity combined with the tenderness of a warm soul, which could not be more evident than in... ,The Trip.

Jun 16, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

In other news, Olivia is terrible again. Or is she? Signs point to maybe not, but I only have enough emotional bandwith to handle one Pearson family member's crisis per week.

Mar 13, 2018 | Full Review…

I'm also slightly relieved that my emotions will finally catch a break. Many people say that This Is Us tugs at your heartstrings. For me, this show has tugged, stretched, and tangled mine.

Mar 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Although I enjoyed Olivia's snobbish, complicated character at first, it no longer feels real.

Mar 10, 2018 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman loves a good Ghost Dad.

Mar 10, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Kate still stuck with Kevin, and while that makes sense in the context of how Randall feels - forever separated from the other two - I wanted to see more of how they interact.

Mar 10, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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"The Trip" isn't just about the Big Three heading up to the family cabin for one last hurrah before Rebecca sells the place. It's also a nod to Randall's mushroom-induced afternoon of self-discovery and enlightenment. That's right, our Hot Nerd trips hard

Mar 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…