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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'This Is Us'

Updated October 27, 2020 300 votes 98 voters 3.2k views5 items

All the seasons of This Is Us were great, but which seasons really stand out? For the Big Three, life comes fast and while they love their families, drama often complicates matters. Some of the most memorable episodes of This Is Us come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of This Is Us are, let's rank every This Is Us season from best to worst.

This Is Us is an American family comedy drama television series – created by Dan Fogelman – that follows the Pearson family in the past, present, and future. This Is Us premiered on NBC on September 20, 2016, and has aired four seasons to date. The talented cast includes Milo Ventimigla, Mandy Moore, and Sterling K. Brown.

Vote up your favorite seasons of This Is Us, and vote down any bad seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. It can be painful to put one This Is Us season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    This Is Us - Season 2

    The second season of This Is Us premiered on September 26, 2017, and contains 18 episodes. This season finds Randall and Beth's family growing while, in the past, the Pearsons face a fire.

    This season has several unforgettable episodes including: "A Father's Advice," "Number Three," and "Super Bowl Sunday."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Randall and Beth welcome Deja into their family.
    • Jack runs into a burning building to save his family.
    • Kate and Toby get married.
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    This Is Us - Season 1

    The first season of This Is Us premiered on September 20, 2016, and contains 18 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the Pearson family in the present and through flashbacks of the past.

    This season has several unforgettable episodes including: "Pilot," "What Now?," and "Moonshadow."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Kate, Kevin, Randall, and Jack celebrate their 36th birthdays.
    • Randall finds his biological father, William.
    • Randall comforts William as he suffers from terminal cancer.
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    This Is Us - Season 3

    The third season of This Is Us premiered on September 25, 2018, and contains 18 episodes. This season finds Kate and Toby trying to conceive while, in the past, Jack serves in Vietnam.

    This season has several unforgettable episodes including: "Nine Bucks," "The Beginning Is the End Is the Beginning," and "Her."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Kate gives birth after a difficult labor.
    • Kevin learns about Jack's time in Vietnam.
    • In the past, Rebecca gets in a car accident.
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    This Is Us - Season 4

    The fourth season of This Is Us premiered on September 24, 2019, and contains 18 episodes. This season finds Toby getting fit while Kevin adjusts to life as a married man.

    This season has several unforgettable episodes including: "Strangers," "So Long, Marianne," and "Strangers: Part Two."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • Toby creates a music studio for Jack.
    • Randall reconciles with Rebecca.
    • The Big Three's families grow.
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