We spent the whole episode thinking these were the parents of one of the delivery doctors or perhaps the distant relative of one of the airport employees who helped Kevin (Justin Hartley) get to the birth of his twins on time, but nope. Just the man responsible for 90 percent of the things we do in a day.
It’s certainly not the first time we’ve spent a This Is Us episode going, “Who is this?” It’s one of the show’s favorite things to do, even if it doesn’t always get the same response when the reveal finally comes.
Tonight, we were a tad underwhelmed, though appreciative of the spotlight being put on someone whose name we had never heard before. It certainly did not compare to the times we’ve been totally shocked by the show’s stranger reveals.
Let’s take a look back at the other times This Is Us has thrown us for a loop.