The romances of Kevin on NBC’s This Is Us are virtually like musical chairs, however largely mimic actual life with actors going from TV present to film. This hasn’t stopped followers of the present from wanting Kevin to lastly discover somebody he can quiet down with, one thing already hinted.
All these flash-forwards the present makes use of are useful in making viewers really feel higher about the way forward for the Pearsons whereas worrying extra in regards to the journey of how they get there.
What Kevin’s trajectory will likely be nonetheless has followers involved as a result of the long run “fiancee” he mentions won’t be one specific lady he was as soon as married to. Those who watch the present repeatedly know Kevin was married as soon as to his teenage girlfriend, Sophie.
Will they rekindle their marriage, or will Kevin be happier with somebody new?
What are the hints it’s not Sophie?
Most of the hypothesis about that is on Reddit, as standard. There, followers be aware one key phrase Kevin makes use of the TiU writers are perhaps utilizing as a method to throw viewers off the path. He mentions having a “fiancee,” regardless of no proof of who it is perhaps.
One Reddit person puzzled why Kevin would seek advice from Sophie as his fiancee after already being married and divorced as soon as. Not that it nonetheless couldn’t imply it’s Sophie, relying on how one desires to have a look at the method of remarriage.
Some clues to this additionally come from commenters on the above thread. A viewer may assume when somebody refers to having a fiancee, it means somebody new of their life. With all the opposite girls in Kevin’s orbit, that is greater than attainable.
Perhaps some viewers have misplaced depend on all of Kevin’s relationships since he bounces from one to the subsequent. Most not too long ago, he was seen reconnecting with Sophie on the telephone after they obtained again collectively and broke up once more.
Some followers need the fiancee to be Cassidy or an unknown
Whenever Kevin and Sophie get again collectively, it appears one thing at all times goes mistaken, though it additionally appears true they will’t give up each other. Since Kevin is a little bit of a modified man in newer episodes as a result of rehab and reconnecting together with his Uncle Nicky, Sophie may see one thing totally different in him.
After all, Kevin lamented to Sophie on the telephone he won’t have the ability to discover real love like his dad did. Sophie gave the impression to be taken by this when she known as Kevin.
Then there’s Cassidy who appears extra like an emotional selection based mostly on how a lot she and Kevin have in widespread. Both are recovering alcoholics and have previous trauma to beat. These sorts of emotional connections are what often draw folks collectively in the actual world.
Because Cassidy has a husband and a son already, nevertheless, loads of analysts don’t suppose Cassidy will likely be Kevin’s fiancee. Any probability of the lady being from out of left area is greater than attainable.
Remarriage isn’t all that unusual
A touch upon Reddit above famous some folks within the age group of the Big Three seek advice from their longtime companions as fiances/fiancees. Getting remarried can be common based mostly on latest research. Some polls say 40% of these marrying these days had been married no less than as soon as earlier than.
How lots of these folks had been married to one another is extra of a thriller. Yet, with folks capable of change as they get older and thru life expertise, it’s simple to see how a wedding may finish after which rekindle.
In the world of TV, this idea hasn’t at all times been explored in depth. Seeing how such a factor blossoms could also be what This Is Us has in thoughts.
With all of their deep explorations of issues often not talked about in households, Kevin remarrying Sophie would carry the fullest arc to one of many unique Pearson youngsters.