Harris explores "This is Us" for Insight News

April 13, 2020

March 17 was the finale for the fourth season of the NBC show, “This Is Us.”  

 

Set in Pittsburgh, the story follows three seemingly unconnected young adults who share a birthday. “The average human being,” we’re told, “shares his or her birthday with more than 18 million people.”   

 

In the pilot we see that Kate, a morbidly obese personal assistant, celebrates her 36th birthday by recommitting to losing weight. Kevin is an actor famous for starring on a popular sitcom. On his 36th birthday, he states his dissatisfaction with the role and abruptly quits in front of a live audience. A successful businessman, Randall, marks the same 36th birthday by finding and confronting his biological father, William, who abandoned him at a fire station on the day he was born...

 

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