6 Moments from 'This Is Us' That Were Just Too Real

6 Moments from 'This Is Us' That Were Just Too Real

Spoilers ahead

This Is Us is one of the best shows currently on television. It's only in its second year on the air and has gained a massive following and positive critical acclaim. Centered around multiple generations of the Pearson family, it follows them through childhood and adulthood, and even though it's a TV show, sometimes it's all too real.

*Warning: If you haven't watched, there are spoilers ahead*

1. When Rebecca had the breakdown at the supermarket

We all saw this coming from the very beginning when Rebecca had issues bonding with the babies, specifically Randall; and experiencing what was both a mix of Postpartum depression and grief over the baby she had lost. Still, it was heartbreaking to see her sobbing in the grocery store.

2. When Jack did the pushups with Randall on his back

Randall was in need of an African-American role model throughout most of his childhood, being raised by a white family. Although Jack was an amazing father, he saw what his son lacked and enrolled him in a mostly African-American karate school. Seeing Jack do the pushups with his son on his back, and also seeing how Randall gained a support network of African-American role models, was heartbreaking and beautiful.

3. When Rebecca told her friends she had it figured out, when she really didn't

None of us really have it figured out, but of course, we lie and say we do when asked about it. It's normal. In this episode, when Jack meets Rebecca, she's doing a really good job of pretending she has it figured out, but she seems to get it once she meets Jack.

4.When William imagined what would happen if he was part of Randall's life

Even when William died, he remained as an important part of the story. When we saw through a flashback that William had imagined what would happen if he had just walked up to the Pearson's house and asked to know his son, I think we all cried a bit.

5. When all Kate needed was her mom

Kate and Rebecca's relationship was never great, like some relationships between mothers and daughters. In the heartbreaking storyline where Kate had a miscarriage, she was hesitant to tell her mother, but when her mother showed up, she realizes that all she needed was her mother. And we all cried.

6. When Jack Died

It was never a secret that Jack had to die at some point. His death was released early in the first season, and slowly we learned more and more about his death. We thought that he died in the fire, but he made it out alive, which only made the scene where he went into cardiac arrest more heartbreaking, and Mandy Moore's performance all the more amazing.

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I promise that not every one of these movies is a Nicholas Sparks classic, and I also promise that not every movie has Rachel McAdams in it!

1. "The Time Traveler's Wife"

This movie is both heartbreaking and amazing.

2. "About Time"

Let's be honest, Rachel McAdams is in all the best love stories. It's on Netflix right now, so grab some snacks and turn it on!

3. "Like Crazy"

This infamous Tumblr gif came from "Like Crazy." It's about a couple who goes long distance and build their life together. I used to cry every time I watched it, and I'm no crier! It also has the (now famous) Felicity Jones in it.

4. "The Notebook"

Every girl wants this kind of love.

5. "The Last Song"

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are literally married now so if that isn't good luck, I don't know what is.

6. "Safe Haven"

You guessed it! This is another Nicholas Sparks classic. This movie has a dark twist as well, which men will love.

7. "Inside Out"

You may be thinking that this one is a bit weird. Well, this movie will help both you and your partner understand each other's emotions better.

8. "The Choice"

This movie is great because the female lead is feisty and extremely intelligent, which usually doesn't happen in love stories. How do you keep the love alive with a woman who is hard to get, and even harder to keep entertained?

9. "The Longest Ride"

Originally I could not stand the main female lead (Britt Robertson) but now she is in one of my favorite shows (For The People), so I have no choice. This movie had me on the end of my seat, and as a rom-com it is a must.

10. "The Age Of Adaline"

I began loving the name 'Adaline' thanks to this movie. This unlikely love story and self love journey really gets me.

11. "The Vow"

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12. "Titanic"

If they don't have any sort of reaction to this movie, they are probably not the one for you.

13. "Yours, Mine, & Ours"

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You're welcome!

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.



You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.


You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.


The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"


The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution


This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi


Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters


You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs


Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.



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15. Slap Bracelets


Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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