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The Best Episodes of This Is Us

Every episode of This Is Us ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of This Is Us!

Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect.

Genre:Drama
Network:NBC

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The best episode of "This Is Us" is "Super Bowl Sunday", rated 9.7/10 from 6396 user votes. It was directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa and written by Dan Fogelman. "Super Bowl Sunday" aired on 2/4/2018 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Train".

  • Super Bowl Sunday
    9.7/10 6,396 votes

    #1 - Super Bowl Sunday

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2018-02-04

    Randall hosts a Super Bowl party while Kevin and Kate reconnect with the past.

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • The Train
    9.7/10 3,307 votes

    #2 - The Train

    Season 6 Episode 17 - Aired 2022-05-17

    The Pearsons gather around Rebecca's bedside.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • Memphis
    9.5/10 5,195 votes

    #3 - Memphis

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2017-02-21

    Randall and William take a road trip to Memphis, where Randall learns about his biological father's past.

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • The Cabin
    9.5/10 2,303 votes

    #4 - The Cabin

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 2020-02-18

    The Big Three reconnect at the family cabin.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Miguel
    9.5/10 2,778 votes

    #5 - Miguel

    Season 6 Episode 15 - Aired 2022-05-03

    Miguel over the years.

    Director: Zetna Fuentes

    Writer: Jonny Gomez

  • That'll Be the Day
    9.3/10 3,532 votes

    #6 - That'll Be the Day

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-01-23

    Kevin helps Randall and Beth with a project. Kate contemplates a big gift for Toby. Jack and Rebecca talk about their future.

    Director: Uta Briesewitz

    Writer: Kay Oyegun, Don Roos

  • Strangers: Part Two
    9.3/10 1,920 votes

    #7 - Strangers: Part Two

    Season 4 Episode 18 - Aired 2020-03-24

    The Pearsons gather to celebrate Baby Jack's first birthday.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • Pilot
    9.2/10 6,903 votes

    #8 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-09-20

    As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday and so much more than anyone would expect.

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • Number One
    9.2/10 3,317 votes

    #9 - Number One

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-11-14

    Kevin goes back to his high school to accept an award. Jack and Rebecca get excited about their kids' futures.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: K.J. Steinberg

  • The Fifth Wheel
    9.2/10 2,893 votes

    #10 - The Fifth Wheel

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-01-09

    The Pearsons come together under unexpected circumstances. Meanwhile, Jack surprises the family with a summer vacation.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Vera Herbert

  • The Car
    9.2/10 2,835 votes

    #11 - The Car

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2018-02-06

    Rebecca finds solace with an old friend as the Pearsons struggle to cope with tragedy. Jack teaches Kevin and Randall to drive.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger

  • So Long, Marianne
    9.2/10 1,750 votes

    #12 - So Long, Marianne

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-11-19

    The Pearson family gathers for their first Thanksgiving at Randall's Philadelphia townhouse.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: K.J. Steinberg

  • Family Meeting
    9.2/10 1,738 votes

    #13 - Family Meeting

    Season 6 Episode 16 - Aired 2022-05-10

    The Big Three makes a plan for Rebecca.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger

  • Songbird Road (1)
    9.1/10 1,865 votes

    #14 - Songbird Road (1)

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2019-01-22

    Rebecca and the Big Three reckon with secrets Jack kept from them. Jack's Vietnam story continues to be revealed.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kevin Falls, Tim O’Brien

  • Her
    9.1/10 1,847 votes

    #15 - Her

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2019-04-02

    Rebecca helps Kate and Toby care for baby Jack. Zoe and Kevin look after Tess and Annie. Randall and Beth consider how to move forward.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger

  • Don't Let Me Keep You
    9.1/10 1,761 votes

    #16 - Don't Let Me Keep You

    Season 6 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-01-25

    Jack visits Ohio.

    Director: Jessica Yu

    Writer: Elan Mastai

  • Pilgrim Rick
    9.0/10 3,582 votes

    #17 - Pilgrim Rick

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-11-22

    As Jack, Rebecca and the three kids make their way to Rebecca's parents' house for their traditional Thanksgiving holiday, an unforeseen detour occurs. Kate makes two drastic life-changing decisions. Kevin brings Olivia to Randall's house for Thanksgiving. Randall's heart is broken when he learns about a lifelong secret his mother has kept from him.

    Director: Sarah Pia Anderson

    Writer: Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger

  • Strangers
    9.0/10 2,399 votes

    #18 - Strangers

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-09-24

    Jack meets Rebecca's parents. New characters are introduced.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • In the Room
    9.0/10 1,701 votes

    #19 - In the Room

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-02-16

    The Pearsons navigate huge family milestones together, from a distance.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Vera Herbert

  • Last Christmas
    8.9/10 3,329 votes

    #20 - Last Christmas

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-12-06

    The Pearson family finds themselves at the hospital on Christmas Eve after little Kate comes down with appendicitis. When they run into Dr. Katowski, who is alone at the hospital, they realize they need to be there for him as much as he was once there for them. Presently, Kevin celebrates Hanukkah with Olivia and her family, Kate continues to pursue her big surgery and someone from William's past reappears in his life.

    Director: Helen Hunt

    Writer: Donald Todd

  • Jack Pearson's Son
    8.9/10 3,185 votes

    #21 - Jack Pearson's Son

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2017-02-14

    As Kevin stresses about the premiere of his play, he receives support from an unexpected source. Randall struggles under the pressure of both his work and ailing father. Rebecca and Jack's Valentine's Day doesn't go as planned. Toby and Kate decide to dig deep and get to know each other's biggest secrets.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger

  • What Now?
    8.9/10 2,963 votes

    #22 - What Now?

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2017-03-07

    The entire Pearson family gathers at Randall's for an unusual party. Kevin and Sophie's relationship deepens on the night of his play's premiere. Kate struggles to open up to Toby about her father's death. Tensions are high between Jack and Rebecca as she leaves on tour with her band.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: K.J. Steinberg, Vera Herbert

  • Birth Mother
    8.9/10 2,110 votes

    #23 - Birth Mother

    Season 5 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-01-12

    Randall uncovers new truths about his past.

    Director: Kay Oyegun

    Writer: Kay Oyegun, Eboni Freeman

  • The Night Before the Wedding
    8.9/10 1,625 votes

    #24 - The Night Before the Wedding

    Season 6 Episode 14 - Aired 2022-04-26

    The night before Kate's wedding, Kevin's love life takes an unexpected turn.

    Director: Yasu Tanida

    Writer: Danielle Bauman

  • The Big Day
    8.8/10 3,316 votes

    #25 - The Big Day

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-01-17

    As the birth date of her triplets quickly approaches, a frazzled and emotional Rebecca forgets Jack's birthday. Dr. Katowski struggles with the loss of his wife and wonders how he'll be able to continue on with his life without her. Joe, the firefighter who delivered baby Randall to the hospital, fights to save his marriage.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Dan Fogelman, Laura Kenar