A Father’s Advice

THIS IS US: Season Two

Content: -1 Discretion advised for older children.
Air Date:09/26/2017

What You Need To Know:

“A Father’s Advice” is the first episode of the second season of NBC TV’s hit series THIS IS US. The triplets are celebrating their respective 37th birthdays. Randall has decided he wants to honor his fathers by adopting a baby, but Beth encourages him to consider fostering an older child instead. Kate tries out for a singing audition, but then gets nervous and leaves when she sees all the other singers are thinner than she is. After going out for dinner with Kevin and Toby, Kate pushes herself to return and go through with the audition. Toby and Kevin have a serious talk about Kevin needing to be closer to his sister, Kate. Jack and Rebecca work to reconcile while Jack admits he has an alcohol addiction.

“A Father’s Advice” demonstrates how love pushes through challenges and setbacks to strengthen relationships. The relationships between Beth and Randall, Toby and Kate, and Jack and Rebecca encourage a healthy, honest and restorative view of commitment and marriage. While the show is engaging, its content is mature in nature, with some foul language, so caution is advised.


(BB, C, L, AA, M):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
  Strong moral worldview with some redemptive elements promotes honesty, love, friendship, reconciliation, and an emphasis on the value of family, marriage, the parent/child relationship, and positive sibling relationships;

Foul Language:
Six obscenities (“h” and “d” words and one “b” word) and two light profanities;

  No violence;

  No sex scenes or sexual immorality, but an unmarried couple kisses several times, a married couple kisses, and an engaged couple kiss;

  No nudity;

Alcohol Use:
  Moderate alcohol content with people shown drinking wine at a restaurant, underage boys shown drinking an alcoholic beverage out of a paper bag, a woman mentions wanting a nightcap, a man mentions he’s drunk and is struggling with alcoholism;

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
  No smoking or drug content; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
  Some anger and jealousy.


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