Emmy award-winning family drama This Is Us taps raw human emotion

Emmy award-winning family drama This Is Us has been making viewers cry

Have a box of tissues ready if you plan to watch This Is Us, the unabashedly heart-tugging family drama winning over audiences and critics in the United States.

The time-jumping saga of the Pearson clan - parents Jack (Milo Ventimiglia), Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and their children Randall (Sterling K. Brown), Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Kevin (Justin Hartley) - has been making fans cry since it debuted in the US in 2016, and Season 1 is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2018, with the headline 'Tapping raw human emotion'. Print Edition | Subscribe