This Is Us: Season 5

This Is Us: Season 5

This Is Us: Season 5

Nominated for Best Television Series at the Golden Globes two years in a row, this drama series follows the past and present stories of three adults who share more in common than they'd think - including the same birthday. Stars Sterling K Brown, who earned an Emmy for his role in 2017 as well as a Globe in 2018, alongside Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Chrissy Metz (American Horror Story) and Mandy Moore.

2020USA
ComedyDrama
EPISODE 5.1

Forty: Part One / Forty: Part Two

The Pearsons gather to celebrate their 40th birthday while musing about the day they were born.

EPISODE 5.2

Forty: Part Two

In the two-hour premiere, the Pearsons gather to celebrate their 40th birthday while musing about the day they were born.

EPISODE 5.3

Changes

Kevin and Madison navigate their engagement as Kate and Toby take a big step in their adoption journey. Jack and Rebecca brace for puberty.

EPISODE 5.4

Honestly

Malik shadows Randall at work. Kevin struggles to connect with his new movie director. Jack and Rebecca struggle to sleep train their babies.

EPISODE 5.5

A Long Road Home

Kate confronts her past. Randall's brush with viral fame leads to an unexpected discovery. Kevin debates the best path for his future.

EPISODE 5.6

Birth Mother

Randall uncovers new truths about his past.

This Is Us: Season 5 / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

This episode handles the pandemic far more gracefully than I would've thought possible.

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Vulture

Vulture

Watching the Pearsons go through normal Pearson problems, on top of watching them go through very real and very raw problems, provided two extremely depressing hours of television.

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CNN

CNN

The mix of micro and macro most successfully collided within that character, offering a promising foundation for the season to come.

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The Age

The Age

Thoroughly engrossing: lyrical, moving, and totally irresistible.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Maybe it's enough that "This Is Us" found a genuine and productive way to engage with COVID and police brutality without becoming too preachy, too saccharine, or too distanced from its core self.

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