This Is Us: The Big Three mourn their beloved mother Rebecca Pearson on series finale of NBC drama

The Big Three promised they wouldn’t drift apart following the death of their beloved mother Rebecca Pearson on Tuesday during the heart-wrenching and time-traveling series finale of This Is Us on NBC.

The season six episode titled ‘Us’ showed siblings Randall Pearson [Sterling K. Brown], Kate Pearson [Chrissy Metz] and Kevin Pearson [Justin Hartley] mourning the death of their mother Rebecca [Mandy Moore].

The finale written by series creator Dan Fogelman, 46, opened with a flashback scene in the Pearson household after Rebecca was shown previously telling her second husband Miguel Rivas [Jon Huertas] that she wasn’t ready for dementia to rob her of memories of ‘regular’ moments like ‘a Saturday when the kids were little’.

Series finale: The Big Three promised they wouldn’t drift apart following the death of their beloved mother Rebecca Pearson on Tuesday during the heart-wrenching and time-traveling series finale of This Is Us on NBC.

Rebecca in the flashback was shown in bed with her first husband Jack Pearson [Milo Ventimiglia] who noticed a small facial scar for the first time.

She explained that she got the scar accidentally as a girl when her father was pushing her on a swing.

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‘He felt so bad, but I didn’t care because him pushing me in that swing was just my favorite thing in the entire world, you know?,’ Rebecca said.

She added that it was a treat for her to go the park with him, but she’d spend the entire time worrying about when her father would stop pushing her and tell her it was time to go home.

Family matriarch: Rebecca in a flashback scene was shown in bed with her first husband Jack Pearson [Milo Ventimiglia] who noticed a small facial scar for the first time

Childhood memory: ‘I really wish that I had spent more time appreciating it when it was all happening, instead of just worrying about when it would end,’ Rebecca said. ‘At least I still have the scar’

‘I really wish that I had spent more time appreciating it when it was all happening, instead of just worrying about when it would end,’ Rebecca said. ‘At least I still have the scar’.

She then informed Jack that they had a completely free Saturday and they agreed to do ‘nothing’ with their children.

A flashback showed Jack and Rebecca pushing their young children on swings, followed by a clip of their adult children pushing their own children on swings at a playground.

Free day: Rebecca then informed Jack that they had a completely free Saturday and they agreed to do ‘nothing’ with their children

The one-hour series finale was a lesson in mindfulness as flashbacks showed Rebecca and Jack appreciating the ‘free Saturday’ with their children that included a Pin The Tail On The Donkey game.

In the present, Randall worked on the eulogy for Rebecca after holding her hand as she died in the penultimate episode of the NBC melodrama.

His wife Beth [Susan Kelechi Watson] checked in on him and Randall assured her that he was ‘appropriately sad’ and ‘appropriately anxious’ about his eulogy.

Toby Damon [Chris Sullivan] at the funeral service told his ex-wife Kate that he loved her even though their marriage didn’t work out.

Funeral service: Toby Damon [Chris Sullivan] at the funeral service told his ex-wife Kate that he loved her even though their marriage didn’t work out

In a flashback, the Pearson family watched home movies with the young children performing a song for their mom declaring themselves as The Big Three.

It was a callback to the series premiere in September 2016 in which the Pearsons tucked their newborn twins Kate and Kevin and adopted son Randall into onesies reading The Big Three after one of their triplets was stillborn.

Kevin and Randall both complained about the home movie watching and stormed away.

Funeral service: Iyana Halley as Annie, Iantha Richardson as Tess, Sterling K. Brown as Randall, Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth, Justin Hartley as Kevin, and Alexandra Breckenridge as Sophie attended the funeral service

Rebecca checked on Kevin and learned that he was feeling insecure after being unable to do any pull-ups during a physical fitness test.

Jack meanwhile spoke to Randall who admitted that he got in trouble at school after being teased about the ‘fuzz’ on his face.

‘You know, not everything is gonna come easy to you. I think you’re gonna have to work pretty hard to become the person I know you can become. And it will make the big victories in life that much more special when you have to work a little harder for them,’ Rebecca told young Kevin.

Pregnant daughter: Deja told her father that she was pregnant

Boy addition: Randall was thrilled to learn that she was expecting a baby boy 

Jack meanwhile started showing Randall how to shave and were soon joined by Kevin who also shaved for the first time.

The family then enjoyed a fun game of Pin The Tail On The Donkey with Katie going first.

A flashback showed Rebecca and Jack shopping and coming across a game of Pin The Tail On The Donkey that featured white children playing with a black boy on the cover.

Eulogy montage: Kate was shown during an eulogy montage

Family fun: The family in a flashback enjoyed a fun game of Pin The Tail On The Donkey with Katie going first

‘Babe, maybe there’s another family out there just like ours,’ Rebecca said.

Jack put the game back on the shelf, but Rebecca stopped him.

‘Babe. Jack, when the world puts something this obvious in front of you, you don’t just walk away from it. You could be missing out on something very important,’ Rebecca said.

Very important: ‘Babe. Jack, when the world puts something this obvious in front of you, you don’t just walk away from it. You could be missing out on something very important,’ Rebecca said

Katie was then shown blindfolded and being spun around before she successfully pinned the tail on the donkey.

Randall during the memorial service learned that his daughter was expecting a baby boy.

He was joined by Kevin and Kate as they wondered what they would do next with their lives.

Next steps: Randall was joined by Kevin and Kate as they wondered what they would do next with their lives

Kate promised that she would open up music schools for the visually impaired.

Kevin said he was going to focus on non-profit work and enjoy his home life.

Randall revealed that he was considering a move in honor of their mother.

Potential move: Randall revealed that he was considering a move in honor of their mother

‘Can I tell you guys my nightmare? We drift. With mom being gone and our busy lives, we drift,’ Kate said.

‘I’m not saying we wind up estranged or anything, but…,’ she added as Randall assured her they wouldn’t ‘drift’.

‘We could drift,’ Kate said.

Randall then shared a ‘secret’ that if someone asked him to close his eyes and picture his family, he would picture their parents and the two of them.

Personal nightmare: ‘Can I tell you guys my nightmare? We drift. With mom being gone and our busy lives, we drift,’ Kate said

‘Same,’ Kate said.

‘Same,’ Kevin said.

The siblings then repeated their Big Three song together.

Candid conversation: ‘I’m not saying we wind up estranged or anything, but…,’ she added as Randall assured her they wouldn’t ‘drift’

‘Hey, kid, if you drifted, we would drift right after you,’ Kevin told a tearful Kate.

Randall told his siblings that their mother grabbed his hand hard at the end when she died.

‘I wonder what that was,’ Randall said.

No drifting: ‘Hey, kid, if you drifted, we would drift right after you,’ Kevin told a tearful Kate

Randall in his final words to his mother asked her to tell his late dad, ‘Hey’, and in the next scene she was shown in bed saying ‘Hey’ to her late husband Jack.

‘I’ve missed that little scar,’ Jack told her.

‘Come on, you didn’t even notice it for over a decade,’ Rebecca teased him before admitting that she was scared.

Hey there: Randall in his final words to his mother asked her to tell his late dad, ‘Hey’, and in the next scene she was shown in bed saying ‘Hey’ to her late husband Jack

‘I know, but don’t be,’ Jack assured her.

A flashback showed young Kevin after shaving for the first time impersonating his father.

‘Babe, do you know how much I love you? You got to appreciate the little things, Bec,’ Kevin said as Jack smiled.

Little scar: ‘I’ve missed that little scar,’ Jack told her

‘Babe, you have said that before,’ Rebecca told Jack.

Jack and Rebecca were shown again in bed together in the afterlife.

‘Hey, babe? We did good. You …did so good,’ Jack told her.

Spot on: ‘Babe, do you know how much I love you? You got to appreciate the little things, Bec,’ Kevin said while impersonating his dad as Jack smiled

‘There was so much left I wanted to do with them,’ Rebecca said.

‘You will,’ Jack promised her

‘I mean, it’s not like I want to be there for anything weird. I don’t want to watch them shower or anything,’ Rebecca said.

‘You won’t, but you’ll be there,’ Jack said as their children were shown at Rebecca’s memorial service.

Tender moment: Nicky checked in on Kevin during the memorial service

‘Quite a thing, isn’t it? Us finding each other in that bar that night,’ Rebecca said.

‘I don’t know. I mean, when the world puts something that obvious in front of you, you don’t just walk away,’ Jack told her.

Jack asked Rebecca if she was ready and she said she didn’t want to leave them.

Nothing weird: ‘I mean, it’s not like I want to be there for anything weird. I don’t want to watch them shower or anything,’ Rebecca said

‘You don’t. You’ll see,’ Jack told her.

‘I love you,’ Jack said.

‘I love you,’ Rebecca said back with smile.

All love: ‘I love you,’ Jack told Rebecca

Randall at the memorial service smiled at his pregnant daughter and in a flashback he also smiled at his father Jack.

This Is Us premiered on September 20, 2016 on NBC.

The series has received numerous honors, including a prestigious Humanitas Prize, a Writers Guild of America award and two consecutive Screen Actors Guild awards for best ensemble cast. It drew four best drama series Emmy nods, the sole broadcast nominee in recent years amid grander and gaudier competition such as Netflix’s ‘The Crown,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’

The NBC show’s stars and guest actors received multiple Emmy nominations, with Brown, Gerald McRaney and Ron Cephas Jones winning Emmys – two for Jones in the role of William Hill, birth father to Brown’s Randall.

Grandfather soon: Randall at the memorial service smiled at his pregnant daughter

Looking back: In a flashback, Randall also smiled at his late father Jack

Popular series: This Is Us premiered on September 20, 2016 on NBC

Kris Jenner gown for Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding gets compared to Moira Rose on Schitt’s Creek

Social media users are speculating that Kris Jenner’s latest look may have been inspired by one of the most iconic matriarchs on television of all time.

Immediately after photos emerged of the momager, 66, walking her eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian, Schitt’s Creek fans began comparing her Dolce & Gabbana gown to a dress worn by the show’s main stars Moira Rose (Catherine O’Hara)  to the fictional premiere of her film The Crows Have Eyes III: The Crowening.

The glamorous evening gowns do bear a strong resemblance from their blush color and billowing sleeves to being entirely covered with sequins and feathers. 

Who wore it best? Social media users are speculating that Kris Jenner’s latest look may have been inspired by one of the most iconic matriarchs on television of all time

‘Sorry @KrisJenner but Moira Rose wore it better. #schittscreek #krisjenner,’ one Twitter user joked, while another wrote: ‘Kris Jenner is giving serious Moira Rose circa The Crows Have Eyes vibes.’ 

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A third Schitt’s Creek fan tweeted: ‘Love that Kris Jenner served some Moira Rose crows premiere era realness at the #KravisWedding.’  

Moira Rose notably wore her nearly $10,000 Pamella Roland gown with ostrich feathers two times on the series, once in season five and, again, in six.

Strong resemblance: Immediately after photos emerged of the momager, 66, walking her eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian, Twitter users began comparing her Dolce & Gabbana gown to the one Schitt’s Creek character Moira Rose (pictured) wore to the fictional premiere of her film The Crows Have Eyes III: The Crowening

‘Sorry @KrisJenner but Moira Rose wore it better. #schittscreek #krisjenner,’ one Twitter user joked, while another wrote: ‘Kris Jenner is giving serious Moira Rose circa The Crows Have Eyes vibes’

Funny: A third Schitt’s Creek fan tweeted: ‘Love that Kris Jenner served some Moira Rose crows premiere era realness at the #KravisWedding’

O’Hara, the actress who plays Moira, previously told Vanity Fair in 2020 that the dress was ‘so beautifully light — there’s kind of, to me, an embellished nakedness.’

‘It’s so different and unarmored compared to most of what Moira wears. Her armor went down. It was just, ‘Please love me and my movie.’ It’s so open in that way, and revealing,’ she continued. 

Jenner wore her gown to walk her daughter down the aisle during a romantic ceremony in Portofino on Sunday evening. 

Glamorous: Jenner wore her gown to walk her daughter down the aisle during a romantic ceremony in Portofino on Sunday evening; seen in the gown ahead of the wedding

Mother of the bride: Kris shed a tear as she walked down the aisle while onlookers caught the first glimpse of Kourtney in her figure-hugging white wedding dress with what appeared to be a long headdress and long sleeves

Kris shed a tear as she walked down the aisle while onlookers caught the first glimpse of Kourtney in her figure-hugging white wedding dress with what appeared to be a long headdress and long sleeves. 

The wedding celebrations finally got underway tonight as celebrity guests began to be ferried to the ceremony on a fleet of speedboats.

A group of guests walked to the harbor front in the Italian village of Portofino before boarding the classic Riva boats provided by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana.

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Early arrivals included Meghan Fox’s boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly who was sporting pink hair and wearing a multi coloured animal print suit.

He hopped on a boat with Blink-182 singer Mark Hoppus, 50, and his wife Skye for the short five minute sea journey to a private jetty.

The secret garden venue is in the grounds of a house which has been hired by the Kardashians along with the medieval Castello Brown fortress next door.

The couple’s marriage ceremony is due to be followed by a party on the terrace of the castle away from the prying eyes of tourists and paparazzi.

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The ceremony sponsored by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is the third time that mom-of-three Kourtney and Blink-182 drummer Travis have got ‘married’.

The floor of the garden appeared to be covered entirely in a red carpet with a dome covering the venue, covered in foliage and leaves to create a woodland grotto effect.

A 12ft high gold structure in the shape of a huge gilded picture frame or mirror was earlier seen being erected at one end of the garden plot which has spectacular views over the Mediterranean

Two other giant gilded stands with wide brimmed bowls on top were seen filled with red roses.

Dozens of candles in glass jars were also lined up ready to be lit and moved into position to create an enchanting and romantic scene.

Wild PDAs, IVF struggles, and THREE weddings: A look back at Kravis’ whirlwind romance history

They’re saying ‘I do’ for a third time this weekend in Portofino, Italy in front of a close circle of family and friends. Here, DailyMail.com takes a look back at the three weddings, wild PDAs, IVF struggles and whirlwind romance of Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker… 

Travis’ first Kardashian crush on Kim 

Having been a friend of the family for years, Travis Barker first showed his interest in the KarJenner clan when he confessed to first being attracted to Kim Kardashian – not Kourtney – back when she was an assistant to Paris Hilton around 2006.

‘How could you not stare at Kim? Mind you, I enjoyed hanging out with Paris, but I love curvy girls,’ Travis admitted in 2015. ‘Kim was eye candy. I was no way disrespectful to Paris, but I couldn’t keep my eyes off Kim!’

Travis went on to say he spent time with Kim in their Calabasas neighborhood and while he had a ‘crush’ on her, he said ‘nothing ever happened.’ 

Eyes for someone else? Travis is seen looking away in a 2018 flashback photo that Kourtney recently posted 

Getting to know the family 

Travis then made several appearances on Keeping Up with the Kardashians while he was still married to ex-wife Shanna Moakler, cementing his status as a true Kardashian family friend. 

His daughter Alabama revealed in October 2017 that she had been bonding with the Kardashians, along with her father, though she did not specifically mention Kourtney.

 ‘Actually, the other night I had dinner with all of them and they were really sweet,’ she said at the time. Travis shares Alabama and a son Landon with his ex Moakler, who he was married to from 2004 to 2008. 

A look of love? Travis is seen in an old episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians 

Dating rumors 

Kourtney and Travis first sparked romance rumors when they were spotted on what appeared to be a date together in 2018 Los Angeles. 

For their evening out, the duo attended an evening service at the famed celebrity Hillsong Church, and then later went out for a vegan dinner at Crossroads where they dined with Kourtney’s pal Larsa Pippen.  

At the time, Kourtney had broken up with French model Younes Bendjima just a few months before. 

Getting close: Kourtney and Travis are spotted out together in 2018 heading for dinner

From friends to lovers

Their relationship was confirmed in January 2021 after growing closer during the pandemic, as Kourtney recently revealed she made the first move while the pair were enjoying a friendly movie night together.

‘I was definitely always attracted to Travis. I think it was just the right time in my life,’ she said on the show this year, adding: ‘We were texting and I put it out there, like flirtatious conversation.’

After Travis failed to make a move and went to put on a second movie for them to watch, Kourtney took action: ‘I was like, “I don’t have time for this movie marathon,’” so I made the first move.’

Getting closer: The pair are seen together in another episode of KUWTK 

PDA power couple 

‘Kravis’ became Instagram official for Valentines in February 2021 with Kourtney posting a picture of the pair holding hands, but that was just the start of the wild PDAs that followed. By April, Travis posted a blurry snap of them making out, while they later revealed their signature move on Kourtney straddling the Blink 182 drummer in the Utah desert.

Their PDAs reached a fever pitch in August last year, when Scott Disick reached out to her ex Younes Bendjima on Instagram after seeing Kourtney straddle Travis on a gondola. He later apologized. 

They made their red carpet debut at the VMAs in September last year, and their display of tongue-kissing for the cameras set the tone for many more PDA-heavy events including this year’s Met Gala. 

Wow! Kourtney and Travis show off their signature straddle pose in Utah

The first of many: Kravis made their red carpet debut at the MTV VMAs in September last year  

IVF struggles

While the couple’s romance has seen many highs, Kourtney has revealed they’ve also faced heartbreak as she’s struggled to have a child with Travis. 

In an episode of the Kardashians, Kourt confessed their doctor had taken them down ‘this road of doing IVF’ saying ‘it hasn’t been the most amazing experience.’ 

The reality star is mother to Mason, 12; Penelope, nine; and Reign, seven — with her former partner Scott Disick, whom she dated from 2005 until 2015. 

A romantic proposal 

Travis popped the question in October to Kourtney, whisking her away to a beach in Montecito, California, as the special moment was captured for the Kardashians Hulu reality show. 

Later, it was revealed there was drama as Kris Jenner made the call not to include Kourtney’s children in the happy moment – which resulted in her daughter Penelope becoming upset. 

‘I woke up all night thinking it was a dream,’ Kourtney gushed on Instagram at the time. 

‘I woke up all night thinking it was a dream,’ Kourtney penned on Instagram about her proposal from Travis 

Three weddings 

Not content with just one ceremony, Kravis kicked things off with a drunken Las Vegas wedding in April this year after partying at the Grammy Awards. But the wedding was void as it was revealed the loved-up couple did not have the correct paperwork. 

In the run up to their big wedding in Italy, Kravis legally tied the knot in Santa Barbara in May with her grandmother Mary Jo “MJ” Campbell present, as well as Travis’ father Randy Barker. The pair drove off in a vintage lowrider convertible with a ‘Just Married’ sign.

However, the couple really pulled out the stops for their big bash in Portofino renting out an entire castle for their family and friends. The pair chose the historic house museum Castello Brown located on a hill above Portofino harbour for their official big celebration. 

First wedding: Kravis tied the knot in Vegas, though it was not legally binding 

Second: They officially got hitched in Santa Barbara in May with her grandmother Mary Jo “MJ” Campbell present

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Brie Bella and twin sister Nikki Bella dazzle at the 47th Annual Gracie Awards gala in Beverly Hills

Brie Bella and Nikki Bella put on glamorous displays at the 47th Annual Gracie Awards gala at Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night.

The Bella Twins, 38, hit the red carpet with the likes of actresses Holly Robinson Peete and Mimi Rogers.

Brie dazzled in a floor-length sequin gown with a sexy halter neckline and curve-clinging design.

Arrivals: Brie Bella and Nikki Bella put on glamorous displays at the 47th Annual Gracie Awards gala at Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night 

Her dress had pink and champagne toned sequins running throughout it to create an eye-catching pattern.

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Brie’s raven hair was styled in a chic low bun with her bangs left out and slightly bumped under to frame her face. 

As for makeup, the WWE star sported a sultry eyeshadow look paired with a pale pink lipstick and peach blusher.

Nikki looked red hot in a stunning off-the-shoulder gown covered in scarlet sequins.

Dazzling: Brie dazzled in a floor-length sequin gown with a sexy halter neckline and curve-clinging design, while Nikki looked red hot in a stunning off-the-shoulder gown covered in scarlet sequins

Full glam: Brie’s ravel hair was styled in a chic low bun with her bangs left out and slightly bumped under to frame her face. As for makeup, the WWE star sported a sultry eyeshadow look paired with a pale pink lipstick and peach blusher

Sleek: Nikki’s sleek shoulder-length hair was parted down the middle and meticulously straightened. She amped up her natural beauty with a bold red lip and a Marilyn Monroe inspired cateye flick

The gown cinched at the waist and hugged tightly against the star’s hips as to highlight her enviable hourglass frame.

Her sleek shoulder-length hair was parted down the middle and meticulously straightened.

She amped up her natural beauty with a bold red lip and a Marilyn Monroe inspired cateye flick.

Radiant: Mimi Rogers looked radiant in a fitted black midi dress boasting a bright yellow rose pattern throughout

Silver siren: Tia Carrere turned heads in a gorgeous silver one-shoulder gown with a modest train

Mimi Rogers looked radiant in a fitted black midi dress boasting a bright yellow rose pattern throughout.

The ex-wife of Tom Cruise, 66, slipped her feet into a pair of black open-toe heels and toted her essentials in a black clutch.

Tia Carrere turned heads in a gorgeous silver one-shoulder gown with a modest train.

The Relic Hunter star, 55, rocked shimmery silver eyeshadow on her eyelids and doused her lips in nude lip gloss.

Holly Robinson Peete walked the red carpet in a pink jeweled mesh gown with a pale pink strapless slip beneath it.

Mesh moment: Holly Robinson Peete walked the red carpet in a pink jeweled mesh gown with a pale pink strapless slip beneath it

Winners: Award winners Suzie Liu (pictured left), Eden Bekele (pictured right), Shanta Covington and Mariah Smith also posed on the event’s step-and-repeat with their trophies 

The 57-year-old 21 Jump Street actress styled her dress with a pair of understated nude heels, as well as several articles of silver jewelry. 

Bethany Joy Lenz showed off her toned legs in a vibrant blue peplum dress and a pair of silver stilettos. 

Our Lady J cut an edgy figure in a sheer black gown styled with black tights and a pair of bright red heels.

Award winners Suzie Liu, Eden Bekele, Shanta Covington and Mariah Smith also posed on the event’s step-and-repeat with their trophies.

Put on by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the annual Gracie Awards gala recognizes ‘some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media.

Recognized: Put on by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the annual Gracie Awards gala recognizes ‘some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media; Shanta Covington pictured

Statement makers: Bethany Joy Lenz showed off her toned legs in a vibrant blue peplum dress, while Our Lady J cut an edgy figure in a sheer black gown styled with black tights and a pair of bright red heels

‘The ceremony will also recognize entertainment and news programming that highlighted female-driven stories and culturally relevant topics.’

Some of those being recognized include: Kelly Clarkson Elle Fanning, Tamron Hall and news programs like 48 Hours and 60 Minutes. 

The Gracie Awards gala returned as an in-person event on Tuesday, May 24, after being forced to go virtual in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Throughout this past year we have seen a number of remarkable projects by and about inspirational women. We are honored to shine a spotlight on these women, whose stories have driven cultural awareness, offered entertainment that has made us laugh, cry, and everything in between,’ said Alliance for Women in Media Foundation president Becky Brooks in a statement.

She continued: ‘This year, we will be returning to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and are delighted to return to an in-person format so that we can properly celebrate together.’ 

In-person: The Gracie Awards gala returned as an in-person event on Tuesday, May 24, after being forced to go virtual in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic; Mariah Smith pictured

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