This Is Us Cast Says Teary Goodbyes After Final Day of Filming

Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and more This Is Us stars expressed gratitude to the cast, crew and fans as they completed filming on season six. Find out how they spent their final days on set.

By Cydney Contreras May 04, 2022 3:17 PMTags

Get out the tissues: This Is Us is wrapping up.

As the NBC series draws to an emotional close, the cast is saying goodbye to the place they've called their home for more than five years. 

On May 3, Mandy Moore shared an Instagram photo of the This Is Us set, captioning it, "Last day of work. The greatest sixyears at the best job I've ever had. Gratitude, gratitude, gratitude (and definitely lots of tears)." 

And on-screen couple Susan Kelechi Watson and Sterling K. Brown hugged each other tight in a selfie, writing, "We just wrapped our last scene together of the series."

Milo Ventimiglia took a different approach, taking his Instagram followers behind the scenes and introducing them to the people who make the magic happen. From the hair and makeup department to the sound techs, Milo went around the set one by one to give the crew credit for their work over the past six years.

He ended his day on the set by telling fans, "Thank you for being a part of the journey. Thank you for being around for it all. Hope you've all enjoyed it."

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The final episode of This Is Us is due to air May 24, marking the true end to the series. 

The cast knew that this moment was coming, as creator Dan Fogelman has always said that he planned to end the series sooner rather than later. In May 2021, he explained that he mapped out the show and didn't want to drag out the story just for the sake of it: "We have a story to tell," he said, "and we want to do this the right way."

But Mandy, Susan and Chris Sullivan are game for a movie if Dan is ever struck with inspiration. As Mandy told E! News in January, " I would be game to do anything that would reunite me with everybody here."

Susan added, "Like, we've seen the Sex and the City joints, there's an Entourage joint, if they can do it, why the hell not?"

So maybe this isn't goodbye, just a see you later?

This Is Us airs Tuesdays on NBC.

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