Here’s something you might not know: Tuesday night’s “This Is Us” season finale was written by its co-executive producers Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker, who previously wrote an episode in February called “The Car.” Both tonight’s episode and “The Car” were also directed by Ken Olin.
This is just one fact you can find from the This Is Us Writers Twitter account (@ThisIsUsWriters), which shares each episode’s specific writers and directors every week before the show’s episodes air.
As you probably know already, “This Is Us” is a hit NBC dramedy that focuses on the Pearson family’s generational story. The show stars Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore as Jack and Rebecca, a married couple, who raise three children, Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown).
Tuesday night’s episode focuses on the wedding of Kate and her boyfriend Toby (Chris Sullivan). And, of course, the episode will feature a twist.
“There is a bit of a twist, in true ‘This Is Us’ fashion,” Metz said, according to People magazine. “Because the writers are genius.”
Indeed, the show’s writers have garnered a heavy dose of attention for adding twists, cliffhangers and misdirections (which reached a fever pitch when the show revealed Jack’s death on Super Bowl Sunday) into the show.
The aforementioned “This Is Us” writers Twitter account shares trivia notes about each episode. It also retweets and shares other tweets from the individual writers that offer a deeper glimpse into the show’s production.
The show’s creator, Dan Fogelman, often tweets out his thoughts on the show, too, which adds to the narrative that “This Is Us” is one of the most transparent television shows on the air right now.
For example, last week, Fogelman shared his thoughts on the episode “This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life,” which focused on Randall and Beth’s …read more
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