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THIS IS US S5 E12 BOTH THINGS CAN COME TRUE ๐Ÿคฎ

Good News! Randall is back. Bad News! Randall spends the entire episode listening. ๐Ÿ˜ž

The theme of this episode is each character speaking their inner truth to their loved ones. Sadly, the most compelling part is treated simply as an afterthought. Audiences witness Randall in group therapy learning about โ€œGhost Kingdoms,โ€ the world adopted kids create about their real parents. Instead of focusing on this heavy plot, we are stuck with Madison and Toby’s champagne problems.

When Beth is struggling with her teenage daughterโ€™s same-sex date, her mother advises, โ€œItโ€™s more than just letting go, you have to adjust. This is the part where you let go of what you thought would be and you adjust to what is.โ€ I am having a hard time letting go of what I thought this show was, yet maybe it’s time for me to adjust to it being a mediocre network soap opera.

Itโ€™s available to skip on Peacock and NBC.

Aaron "Dobler" Goldstein

Aaron Goldstein is a Product Manager by day, ludicrous speed content consumer by night. Heโ€™s a LA Film School Alumni and TV Academy / Producers Guild of America member. Aaron is a proud stepparent and dad joke enthusiast.

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