- Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson
- Mandy Moore as Rebecca Pearson
- Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson
- Chrissy Metz as Kate Pearson
- Justin Hartley as Kevin Pearson
- Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth Pearson
- Chris Sullivan as Toby Damon
- Jon Huertas as Miguel Rivas
- Melanie Liburd as Zoe Baker
- Lyric Ross as Deja
- Eris Baker as Tess Pearson
- Faithe Herman as Annie Pearson
Supporting / Recurring Cast
- Michael Angarano as Nick Pearson (young adult)
- Tim Jo as Jae-Won Yoo
- Sumaelee Montano as Dr Jasper
- Caitlin Thompson as Madison Simons
- Rob Morgan as Solomon Brown
- Audio (The dog)
Season 3: Episode 1
Nine BucksSynopsisRandall, Kate, and Kevin find themselves on new paths as they each celebrate their 38th birthday.Plot Toby and Kate try to have a baby on their wedding night, but it does not work. They go to visit an IVF specialist. Kate is told that she has PCOS and Toby has a low sperm count due to his antidepressants. The doctor tells them that she won't work with Kate because of her weight and that she'll have a hard time finding a doctor who will help them. Kate attends her birthday party but has
Season 3: Episode 2
A Philadelphia StorySynopsisThe Pearsons gather to support Kevin at his movie premiere; the teenage Big Three make college decisions.Plot After Jack's death, the Pearson's are living in temporary housing since their house burned down. Rebecca is having trouble finding a new place for them to live. Randall receives a packet from Howard University and learns that he's been accepted. Kate congratulates him while getting a pop tart. Rebecca takes the kids to look at a house. Kevin shows up drunk and Kate reveals that s
Season 3: Episode 3
Katie GirlsSynopsisThe Pearsons rally around Kate as she undergoes a medical procedure.PlotRebecca and Alan meet in shop class. Alan shows up at Rebecca's door. Jack drives up but sees Alan and Rebecca kissing. Jack goes home where his Dad complains about a sandwich his Mom made him. Jack tells her to leave the sandwich and to go pack her things. Kevin watches as his family watches his movie. They all clap and call Kevin a movie star. Randall talks to Kate about IVF. He confronts her about what she said ab
Season 3: Episode 4
VietnamSynopsisA young Jack makes a decision that will impact the course of his life.PlotJack arrives at the camp. He's looking for his little brother. He finds him burning human waste. Three weeks earlier, Jack is walking through the forest with a group of men. They find a landmine and blow it up. They make camp but are attacked by the Vietnamese who are hidden among the trees. One of his men looses his foot so they call in a medical evacuation. Jack holds the soldier as he cries about his foot. They
Season 3: Episode 5
TobySynopsisKate and Toby try to keep busy while waiting for big news; Randall embarks on a new journey; Kevin meets someone from his father's past.PlotAs a child, Toby lays in bed while he listens to his parents fight. His mom comes into the room and tells him that everything is going to be alright. In the present, Kate gets a call from Dr. Jasper telling her that they have three chances to get pregnant with the eggs that they harvested. They get another call telling them that only one of the eggs
Season 3: Episode 6
KamsahamnidaSynopsisStruggling with Toby's depression, Kate seeks Rebecca's advice; Randall makes time for Kevin, who obsesses about Jack's past.PlotRebecca gets a call from Kate. She tells Rebecca that she's pregnant. Kate then proceeds to call Randall and he gets excited over the news. He wants to talk to Toby but Kate tells him that Toby's been depressed. Randall calls Kevin to tell him about Toby. Kevin asks why he's depressed and Randall tells him it's because he went off his meds. Miguel asks if they
Season 3: Episode 7
SometimesSynopsisKevin and Zoe land in Vietnam; in the past, Jack and Rebecca take a road trip to Los Angeles; Jack's war story continues to be revealed.PlotKevin and Zoe prepare to land at the airport in Vietnam. Jack and Nick reunite but Nick doesn't believe that Jack is there. Jack tells him that he'll figure out how to get him out of here. Jack and Rebecca go on a road trip to Los Angeles. Rebecca is excited to meet with the record label. She asks Jack if there's anything he's excited about doing in
Season 3: Episode 8
Six ThanksgivingsSynopsisThe Pearsons have an unconventional Thanksgiving dinner; in the past, Jack, Rebecca, and the Big Three spend Thanksgiving with Miguel.PlotRebecca cries as she cuts the onions. Jack gives her a kiss on the cheek as he enters the kitchen. Rebecca points out that this will probably be the last Thanksgiving they have with the kids still living at home. She wonders if they should've invited their extended family but Jack says no that both their families are horrible. Jack also reminds her tha
Season 3: Episode 9
The Beginning Is the End Is the BeginningSynopsisKevin arrives at the ville his father served; Kate pursues a new opportunity; Randall debates Councilman Solomon Brown; in the past, Jack struggles to get through to his brother.PlotJack asks Nick to go with him someplace but he says no. Nick goes to leave but Jack stops him. Nick pushes him but Jack pushes him back. Nick punches Jack in the face. Jack tells him that he has 48 hours left with Nick and then he's back on his own base. Nick asks where Jack wanted to take him. In the present
Season 3: Episode 10
The Last Seven WeeksSynopsisRandall's campaign comes to a close. Kevin meets someone from Zoe's past. Kate and Toby get ready for the baby.Plot...Cast...Notes...
Season 3: Episode 11
Songbird Road (Part 1)SynopsisRebecca and the Big Three reckon with secrets Jack kept from them; Jack's Vietnam story continues to be revealed.Plot...Cast...Notes...
Season 3: Episode 12
Songbird Road (Part 2)SynopsisKevin attempts to help Nicky; Randall and Kate reflect on differing memories of their childhood.Plot...Cast...Notes...
Season 3: Episode 13
Our Little Island GirlSynopsisBeth's trip home to care for her mother sparks an unexpected realization.PlotTBACastTBANotes...
Season 3: Episode 14
The GraduatesSynopsisKevin keeps a secret from Zoe. Randall gets unexpected news about Deja. In the past, the Big Three graduate from High School.PlotTBACastTBANotes...
Season 3: Episode 15
The Waiting RoomSynopsisTensions run high as the Pearsons await news about Kate's pregnancy.PlotTBACastTBANotes...
Season 3: Episode 16
Don't Take My Sunshine AwaySynopsisBeth and Randall adjust to their new normal. Kate and Toby spend time with baby Jack. Zoe and Kevin work on their relationship.PlotTBACastTBANotes...
Season 3: Episode 17
R & BSynopsisA history of Beth and Randall through the ages.PlotIn 1998, Kevin coaches Randall to successfully ask Beth out. She is overwhelmed when he wears a suit and takes her to an upscale restaurant that discriminates against them; she asks him not to call her, but he privately believes they will marry. Seven years later, they are a couple, but Beth has declined Randall's repeated marriage proposals. Beth chafes that Randall's life "consumes" them. Rebecca tells Beth that Randall didn't know his
Season 3: Episode 18
HerSynopsisRebecca helps Kate and Toby care for baby Jack. Zoe and Kevin look after Tess and Annie. Randall and Beth consider how to move forward.PlotDuring the Big Three's childhood, Rebecca crashes the car and is hospitalized. Randall is especially worried about her, and Jack ultimately brings the children back to the hospital before dawn. To Jack, Rebecca is the family's "engine." In the present, Rebecca dominates Kate's conversations with healthcare professionals about baby Jack. Kate is frustr