Stacey Dash

'This Is Us' Season 2 premiere recap: Jack's death revealed (sort of)

'This Is Us' Season 2 premiere recap: Jack's death revealed (sort of)

Oh. Oh, show.

You really broke my heart.

Yes, “This is Us”: This is me, sobbing, writing the Season 2 premiere recap.

When last we left our plucky Pearson clan, Papa Jack and Mama Rebecca had just engaged in one of the most realistic, terrifying, heartbreaking marital spats ever aired on episodic television.

And, like most episodes of the show, we split our time in the Season 2 premiere between the past and the present. So, instead of hopping back and forth in time the way the show does, I thought we’d try out a more linear approach in my recaps for this season: “Present Day” and “Back in the Day.”

The order might change, depending on the dramatic...

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