Six Thanksgivings
This Is Us Season 3

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Critic Ratings: 9
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Episode Info

The Pearsons have an unconventional Thanksgiving dinner. In the past, Jack, Rebecca and the big three spend Thanksgiving with Miguel.

Cast

Mandy Moore
as Rebecca Pearson
Milo Ventimiglia
as Jack Pearson
Sterling K. Brown
as Randall Pearson
Chrissy Metz
as Kate Pearson
Justin Hartley
as Kevin Pearson
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Critic Reviews for Six Thanksgivings

Jack himself embodies many of the values Thanksgiving celebrates, so to have a good chunk of the episode centered on him is a smart move.

Nov 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The show managed to sneak in some excellent moments while also sticking the landing with its touching final montage - so we'll indulge a six-storyline episode just this once.

Nov 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Six Thanksgivings. Four great stories... And while I admire the attempt, six was just too many, especially since only four of them made an impact.

Nov 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The title of This Is Us' Thanksgiving episode promises "Six Thanksgivings," and you can bet your turkey feathers that the show delivers every single one of those feasts.

Nov 21, 2018 | Full Review…

While this Thanksgiving episode is no Pilgrim Rick origin tale, it's full of the sentimental holiday moments (and drama) that butter the "This Is Us" bread every season.

Nov 21, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This Is Us again experimented with form this week in "Six Thanksgivings," offering a collection of short-stories before tying them together - inevitably, effectively - in a big, emotional montage.

Nov 21, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

You can feel [Randall's] relationship with his mother implode. The walls are caving in and Rebecca can't stop it. It is by far the best scene of the series.

Nov 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Leave it up to 'This is Us' to celebrate Thanksgiving with equal amounts of sadness and joy.

Nov 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Six Thanksgivings" is a quiet, impressionistic outing with a lot of emotional maturity; it offers slice-of-life storytelling while resisting the urge to tie everything together into a neat bow.

Nov 21, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…