*WARNING: Spoilers follow for This Is Us Season 6 Episode 17*
This Is Us has given fans some genuinely heartbreaking moments since it began airing on NBC in 2016, and the series’ final episodes have been some of the most tear-jerking chapters ever.
The final episode ended with Rebecca’s final moments as her great life came to an end as the Pearsons said goodbye to their family’s matriarch.
Now there’s only one episode left, but when exactly will Episode 18 of This Is Us Season 6 air and what can fans expect from the final chapter?
This Is Us Season 6 Episode 17 Summary
Episode 17 of This Is Us Season 6 aired on NBC on May 17, 2022 at 9/8c.
Titled The trainthe episode explored Rebecca’s final moments on the show.
The Pearson family gathered at Rebecca’s bedside while an unconscious Rebecca dreamed her final moments on a train, reuniting with some key figures from her entire life.
Elsewhere, the episode is also punctuated by scenes involving a new family, the Brooks, who were involved in a bad car accident in the opening scene, while later scenes follow their youngest son Marcus growing up to be an aspiring scientist.
The episode revealed that Marcus had surgery at the same moment Jack Pearson had his fatal heart attack – in other words, if Marcus hadn’t been in the hospital, the trauma surgeon might have been able to save Jack.
The tragic revelation takes on another layer, however, when adult Marcus develops a drug to fight Alzheimer’s.
Finally the episode and Rebecca’s great life come to an end as Rebecca reunites with Jack in her mystical train as she dies. keyword waterworks.
This Is Us Season 6 Episode 18 Preview
Episode 18 of Season 6 of This Is Us airs Tuesday 24 May at 9:8c on NBC and is followed Thursday 26 May in the UK on Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.
The upcoming episode will be simply titled Us as it brings the popular series to an end.
Ahead of the finale, NBC released a one-line synopsis for episode 18: “The big three come to new understandings of life.”
Following the events of episode 17, the finale promises to reshape the dynamic of the Pearson family as they continue their lives without family matriarch Rebecca and must make good use of all the lessons their parents taught them.
This Is Us cast and crew tease the finale
Before the penultimate episode, Rebecca actress Mandy Moore performed The Tonight Show alongside Jimmy Fallon and teased some of the details surrounding the recent episodes of This Is Us.
After revealing that the penultimate episode made her puke, the actress also hinted, “The finale is a little more of a hug, a little more of recklessness.”
Elsewhere on social media, several members of the show’s cast and crew gave hints as to what’s to come in the finale.
Creator Dan Fogelman posted an image of the editors’ cut of episode 18:
While Sterling K. Brown reminded fans we have to say goodbye to This Is Us on May 24th.
Kate actress Chrissy Metz reflected on what This Is Us fans would do with their Tuesdays after the finale aired.
And finally, Justin Hartley teased that the finale was going to be “tough for me.”
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