Now that we’ve had a couple of days to take in and digest the latest episode of This Is Us, we can already feel the lump swelling up in our throat for the next episode, which — at long last — will explain Jack Pearson’s death. We’ve known since last season this was coming. The hints have drawn us closer to the truth. But we can’t help but feel there will be no stopping the sobbing when that fateful scene is finally shown.
You’ve got a week and a half to prepare yourself for that moment, because that episode will be shown following the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4 on NBC. And if you need a little help setting the stage, a recap video of where things stand going into this pivotal new episode.