‘This Is Us’ Is Airing Two Episodes In One Week, So Prepare Your Emotions Now

If you used up all your tissues on the last episode of “This Is Us,” it’s time to stock up again! NBC will be hitting us with two new episodes next week. That’s right — you’ll get to ugly cry TWICE!

The first new episode will air right after the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 4 and the second will air during the show’s original time slot at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

Spoiler ahead!

If you’re all caught up on the show, you know that the last episode left us all shocked after we saw what started the fire that burned down the Pearson’s home. Having the episode end with fire racing through the house obviously means one thing — this next episode is sure to show us the aftermath of the fire.

Check out the promo below and fair warning, you might need tissues just for this, too:

Not only were fans left wondering about the safety of their own slow cookers after the episode, but it was so jarring that the makers of the Crock-Pot even had to do a little damage control to assure viewers know that their products are safe:

Not surprisingly, the stars of the show were even upset by the episode, as you can see from a photo posted by the show’s creator Dan Fogelman in which Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown appear to have been crying.

So what does that mean for the new episode, appropriately titled “Super Bowl Sunday”? Clearly, it will be hard to watch, but according to Brown, just exactly how Jack dies will finally be revealed, so at least we can all stop wondering. He also said that his death with play out more like a movie and less like a TV show.

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Getty Images | Mark Davis

“It is cinematic, it’s epic in scope,” Brown told Entertainment Weekly. “[Fogelman] is able to take the mundane and turn it into a superhero movie. Each one of us, once we read it we were like, ‘Did you read this yet? Yeah. It’s off the chain! We were giddy.”

After giving viewers some time to emotionally recuperate, “This Is Us” will return two days later with another brand-new episode titled “Across the Border.”

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Getty Images | Frederick M. Brown

While there’s no promo for that one yet, the synopsis on TV Guide reads, “The history of the Pearsons as told through the life of the family car.” Hmm….


While that description might not sound too emotional, the synopsis for “Super Bowl Sunday” also sounded innocent with Randall hosting a Super Bowl party and Kevin and Kate reconnecting with the past. So, it would be best to be on the safe side and keep the tissues around for Tuesday, too.

[H/t Elite Daily]