Everything We Know About This Is Us' Flash Forwards

This Is Us' season four finale has some serious questions to answer, all thanks to the flash forwards we've been getting since the season three finale

By Lauren Piester Mar 24, 2020 10:25 PMTags
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A This Is Us finale means we're about to get some answers and some new questions all at the same time. 

While past seasons have looked back at the past, season four of This Is Us has been really focused on the future, with flashforwards focused on three very different times in the lives of the Pearson family and their offspring. We've seen a day in August 2020 when some of the family is gathered for the Big 3's 40th birthday, and we've been 12 years into the future where the whole family is gathered at Kevin's house by a presumably dying Rebecca's bedside, and we've been 30 years or so into the future, when baby Jack grows up, gets married, becomes a famous singer, and is now expecting a baby with his wife Lucy. 

We've learned a lot from these flash forwards, but we've also been given a lot more questions to ask. Why have Kate and Miguel not appeared at Kevin's house yet? Who is Kevin's pregnant fiancee? 

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We will be getting some answers (or at least closer to some answers) in tonight's episode, but for now, we can take a look back at what we've learned and seen so far from the flash forwards. We'll be back with an update after the finale airs, so stay tuned!

Kevin's Son

We knew about Kevin's middle-school-aged son since we saw him as the family gathered for Rebecca, and as of season five, we know his name: Nicholas!

Kevin's Daughter

Kevin's daughter was a surprise from the season four finale, since Madison revealed she was pregnant with twins. Her name is Frances. 

Kevin's House

We saw Kevin rediscover a sketch his dad had made of the house he wanted to build, and now we know he had that house built on the hill next to the family cabin. 

Brothers Again

By the time this family gathering takes place 12 years after the birthday party at the cabin, Kevin and Randall have apparently mended their rift. We saw them work through their issues in season five, so it's nice to see that they can still be in the same room together.

Randall and Beth

Despite some questions about whether Randall and Beth's marriage might make it, they're still happily together in the future, which is good to know. 

Toby's Alone

He says when he arrives at Kevin's house that he talked to Jack, and "they're on their way." We assume that "they" includes Kate, but we don't know, since there's no mention of her. Kate is one of the few who has not yet appeared in this future story yet (along with Miguel). 

Nicky's in the Picture

Nicky plays a significant role in the family by the time they all gather in Kevin's house in the future. He's sitting by Rebecca's bedside, and Randall asked about him when he arrived at the house. He is also wearing a wedding ring. 

Rebecca's Not Well

By 12 years in the future, Rebecca's health seems to have deteriorated. Randall has to reintroduce himself when he visits her.

Kevin Looks Great

This is what Kevin looks like in the future. That's all. 

Meet Jack Damon

Kate and Toby's son Jack grows up to be a successful singer. In the latest flashforward, he and his wife Lucy have just had a new baby named Hope. 

Meet Hailey Damon

The season four finale revealed that Kate and Toby were adopting a daughter, revealed to be played in the future by Adelaide Kane. Her name is Hailey, she works at an art gallery, and she dropped everything to be there to visit her brother's new baby in the hospital. 

Randall's Daughters

The season five episode "The Ride" finally introduced adult Deja (La Trice Harper) and adult Annie (Iyana Hailey) and brought all of Randall and Beth's daughters together for the first time in the future. We learned that at the time of this gathering around Rebecca's bedside, Deja is studying to be a doctor and is secretly pregnant, and she and Annie are close enough for Annie to be one of the few who knows. Annie also seems to know a lot about babies! 

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