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11 Facts About ‘This Is Us’, One Of The Freshest Shows On Television

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This Is Us premiered on NBC back in September 2016 and over the 18 episodes of the first season, it impressed both critics and the audience. The show was chosen as a Top Television Program by the American Film Institute and was nominated for two Golden Globes, with actors Chrissy Metz and Sterling K. Brown receiving another two nominations. In January this year, fans were delighted when it was announced that NBC had picked the series for two more seasons and 36 episodes in total.

Here are 11 facts you really ought to know about This Is Us. If you are yet to see the show, beware: spoilers up ahead!

1. Milo Ventimiglia said yes to This Is Us because he related to it and knew other people would too

“There’s so much to it that anybody can plug their own experience and references to make it feel like it was plucked from their own life,” the 39-year-old actor said.

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Source: E! Online

2. Mandy Moore made Chrissy Metz cry on set! Chrissy was overcome with emotion when she saw Mandy in the aging makeup

“I saw this like love in her eyes, and it’s obviously a different person, so it was emotional for me,” Chrissy said.

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Source: POPSUGAR

3. Milo said he was nervous for the shirtless scene in the pilot but glad that it turned out alright

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

4. When Chrissy signed on for the role of Kate, a woman struggling to lose weight over the course of the season, she was also saying yes to losing the weight in real life because it was stated in her contract!

“In our contract, it did state that that would be a part of it, to lose the weight in the trajectory of the character as she comes to find herself,” the Florida-born actress explained.

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Source:BuzzFeed

5. Mandy went on YouTube to watch childbirth videos! She said she wanted to research and make sure the scene where she gave birth was realistic

“I wanted to make the pain realistic, not just that stereotypical screaming and buckling down,” she said.

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Source: Entertainment Weekly

6. This Is Us has the same writing and directing team as the 2011 movie Crazy, Stupid, Love

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Source: Heavy

7. Writer Dan Fogelman suggested to Mandy that she audition to play Rebecca since the two of them worked together on Tangled

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

8. In Episode 3, Justin Hartley’s character Kevin mentions on the phone that he knows Jason Momoa. This is a reference to when Justin played Aquaman in a TV show, the same character Jason plays in Batman v Superman!

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Source: POPSUGAR

9. Even though they have a strained relationship on screen, Chrissy and Mandy are very good friends

“I have revered Mandy Moore for so long, and I just love her, and she’s just like a perfect human,” Chrissy said.

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Source: TV Line

10. Sterling K. Brown immediately connected to his character Randall because neither of them grew up with their father

He says “it’s not an exact analogy situation, but I have often said to myself wouldn’t it be cool if my dad was here?”

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Source: Essence

11. Chrissy said she immediately knew she wanted to take on the role of Kate because the love life of plus-size actors is rarely portrayed in shows and movies

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Source: E! Online
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