“The 20’s” episode of THIS IS US finds 10-year-old Randall trick-or-treating with his adoptive mother, Rebecca, where he learns from the neighbors about his own adoption. Young Randall is shown to already have anxiety issues. Later, he has a nervous breakdown in his twenties when his wife, Beth, is pregnant with Tess. In her twenties, Kate chooses to have a brief fling with a married man. Also, Kevin selfishly tries to steal a role from his roommate after not getting an audition in over a year. Both Kate and Kevin realize they need to improve themselves. Beth goes into labor with Tess, but when she can’t make it to the hospital, Randall helps deliver the baby at home.
In “The 20’s,” the behavior patterns the triplets exhibited as children bear fruit in their young adult lives. Randall’s anxiety leads to a nervous breakdown, forcing him to begin working through his struggles with his need for perfectionism. Kate’s lack of motivation and discipline lead to personal stagnation and an affair with a married man. Kevin’s selfishness and vanity lead him to betray his friend and roommate, who kicks him out. The good news is that, during the episode, both Kate and Kevin realize they need to improve themselves. That said, caution is advised for “The 20’s” episode of THIS IS US.
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