This Is Us is notorious for pulling at heartstrings and turning even the hardest hearts among us into complete mush.
One of the reasons the show has resonated with audiences so strongly in its four seasons is its relatability for families of diverse identities. Many fans feel they can see themselves in the characters, both in their best and worst moments. In a recent episode, Kate (Chrissy Metz) has an awkward moment in a restaurant that made many people feel totally seen.
Metz has spoken about how she relates to her character on the show, and told People that this episode featured a part of Kate's story that she deeply resonated with. The actor replied to fans' tweets, starting a conversation about self-image and others' perceptions based on outward appearances.