You can officially begin freaking out!
This Is Us star Susan Kelechi Watson isn't just in front of the camera this season, she's at the writing desk as well. In an Instagram post from Nov. 4, Watson, who plays the role of Beth, revealed that she had written an episode for the final season of the beloved television series. Episode 606, "Our Little Island Girl: Part Two," was written by Watson along with show writer, Eboni Freeman.
The series' producer, Daniel Fogelman approached Watson to write the episode. "Daniel Fogelman who called me up and said 'I know you wanna write...wanna write this episode?" she noted on Instagram.
We're still wiping our tears, as the celebrity-filled drama, starring Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore, announced that the show's sixth season would be its last back in May.
An excited Watson revealed in the same Instagram post that filming for the episode had begun, posting a photo of the script along with a selfie of herself and Freeman.
"Today baby takes her 1st steps. Episode 606 starts filming today," the actress wrote. "Couldn't have done this without my fabulous co parent @ebonifreeman who also wrote Our Little Island Girl part 1. She is Queen."
This news is only getting us more excited for the sixth season of the show, as we gear up to say goodbye to the Pearson family once and for all.
This is Us season six premieres early 2022, and in the meantime, we'll be busy binging the first five seasons.
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