This Is Us Season 2

Premiere Date, Episode List

This Is Us season 2 started airing on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to where we’ll have season recap and discussion.

List of Episodes

S2E1 A Father's Advice

S2E2 A Manny-Splendored Thing

S2E3 Déjà Vu

S2E4 Still There

S2E5 Brothers

S2E6 The 20's

S2E7 The Most Disappointed Man

S2E8 Number One

S2E9 Number Two

S2E10 Number Three

S2E11 The Fifth Wheel

S2E12 Clooney

S2E13 That'll Be the Day

S2E14 Super Bowl Sunday

S2E15 The Car

S2E16 Vegas, Baby

S2E17 This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life

most recent episode S2E18 The Wedding

How many episodes are in season 2 of This Is Us?

The season consists of 18 episodes. The second half premiered on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.


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This Is Us special to air ahead of Season 3 premiere - via Dailymail

‘You need people around you and a support system. Kevin has these tools now. He’s understanding how to use them, and I think he’s progressing in the right direction. I mean, I think he’s on the right path, and he’s only going to continue to get stronger.’

'This Is Us': NBC Plans 1-Hour Special Ahead of Season 3 Premiere - via Popculture

"Upon its 2016 premiere, This Is Us captured the hearts of viewers and immediately took its place as one of television's most beloved dramas," Paley Center's President & CEO Maureen J. Reidy said in a statement to the outlet. "We are proud to once again partner with our friends at NBC for this very special look at the trials and triumphs of the Pearson family before the series returns for its highly anticipated third season."

NBC to Air This Is Us Special Ahead of Season 3 Premiere - via People

“Upon its 2016 premiere, This Is Us captured the hearts of viewers and immediately took its place as one of television’s most beloved dramas,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We are proud to once again partner with our friends at NBC for this very special look at the trials and triumphs of the Pearson family before the series returns for its highly anticipated third season.”

NBC will air 'This Is Us' special ahead of season 3 premiere - via Today

The special will highlight key moments from the hit drama's emotionally charged first two seasons to get newer viewers up to speed about the Pearson family story, and to give loyal fans a chance to see their favorite scenes in a new light.

Are Annie Leibovitz's Photos of the This Is Us Cast High Art or a Country Album Cover? - via Tvguide

Annie Leibovitz is an American institution; her instantly recognizable style of photography, often of larger-than-life figures like Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Queen Elizabeth II, made her a star at Vanity Fair and her work has been in the best museums in the world. Naturally, this made her a sensible choice to shoot the cast of a popular broadcast television drama, right?

Previously on This Is Us: In the season finale, Jack heads to Cleveland to make things right with Rebecca on the night of her first big gig with the band. Randall, Kate and Kevin make big decisions about their futures.

Critics Reviews

    Audiences assumed that Jack and Rebecca were alone during their big fight in last season's finale (you know, the one after Jack starts a drunken bar brawl at the spot Rebecca was performing), but tonight we learned that a 15-year-old Randall (Niles Fitch) was actually lurking in the hallway, devastated. We don't yet <...> - by Harper's Bazaar [Candice Frederick]

    Cut to the (unspecified) future. Rebecca drives. We see a plastic bag of personal effects on the passenger seat. We see two of her teenage children crying on a sofa. We see her third teenager, Kevin, kissing a girl. In the last moments of its pilot, this series pulled off a nifty trick: it revealed that the three kids <...> - by Globe and Mail [Johanna Schneller]

    That being said, if it was all so Kate could be called out for only talking about her weight, it’s all worth it. Too many of Kate’s stories focused on her weight in Season 1, so much so that the audience barely knew anything else about her. So, if the band leader proves not everything is about her weight, <...> - by indieWire [Ben Travers]

    And through the character of Randall, the show explores race in a unique way, depicting his experiences as an African-American boy growing up part of a white family in the 1980s, as well as his parents' clunky attempts to connect him to his culture. It doesn’t simply relegate racism to the past, either <...> - by Rolling Stone [Bonnie Stiernberg]

    There isn’t much to be said about these two. The season two premiere didn’t show much of their relationship progressing. They’re doing long distance at the moment while Kevin pursues his dreams and Sophie stays home to take care of her mom. But these two didn’t have as much camera time, so <...> - by The Young Folks [Camille Espiritu]


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BJ Dtake
BJ Dtake
1 year 9 months ago

Omg…this show’s format is so amazing! I found it by accident and totally binged watched it and in about to have a fit to see more. I pray the network won’t let us down!!!!