Wednesday, November 30, 2016

What Happened To The Father On This Is Us?

What happened to the father on This Is Us? In season 1, episode 5, "The Game Plan" we find out that Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) died at some point after 2006.  Kate reveals Jack's fate when she explains why she enjoys watching Pittsburgh Steelers games at home, alone.  Kate is not exactly alone.  She watches the game with Jack's ashes.

In episode 9, "The Trip" we see Jack via flashback.  We find out that he didn't know that William was alive and in his son's life.  When a young Randall starts asking questions about his real parents, Jack felt it necessary to help him understand where he really came from.

What Happened To The Father On This Is Us?
What Happened To The Father On This Is Us?

Jack hires a private investigator to find Randall's birth parents.

Rebecca is adamant about her and Jack being Randall's parents.  Jack and Rebecca both love Randall with all their hearts but they take very different approaches at solving the problem.

Rebecca tracks William down to let him know that Randall was asking questions about him.  William was five years sober, wondering how Randall was doing.  Rebecca doesn't want Randall's parents to try to take Randall from her and Jack.  Although Jack assures her that he would never let that happen, Rebecca shuts down all communication with William.

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