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This Is Us: Season 1


Highly Recommended

The Show:

When the NBC show This is Us started showing preview clips and teasers ahead of its 2016 release, the schmaltz was evident; it was going to be a show that tugged on heartstrings, and touched on several different lives, across a multigenerational landscape. It was popular and emotional, and even a little polarizing at times, and received a bit of critical acclaim and some awards to boot. Naturally as its next (second) season is getting underway, the last (first) is available to view on DVD to give people the chance to get up to speed as quickly as possible.

I’ll try to be tidy on this and say the show looks at three families, Jack (Milo Ventimiglia, Rocky Balboa) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore, Tangled) are a couple in the 1980s who are parents to thr…Read the entire review

By Max Schindler