‘This Is Us’: What Happened to Kate? Randall and Kevin’s Phone Call Has Fans Freaking Out

by Jeremy Spirogis
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On Tuesday, Jan. 21, This Is Us Season Four rolled out its first episode of the Big Three trilogy. Fans watched as Randall (Sterling Ok. Brown) struggled together with his nervousness. And when the NBC drama returns, Kevin (Justin Hartley) will take the highlight. However, after watching Randall and Kevin’s cellphone name in “A Hell of a Week: Part One,” viewers are on the sting of their seats to seek out out what occurs in Kate’s (Chrissy Metz) episode. So what occurred to Kate in This Is Us? Get prepared, as a result of we’re going to study much more about teenage Kate’s (Hannah Zeile) previous.

What occurred to Kate in ‘This Is Us’ Season 4 Episode 11?

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As talked about, This Is Us Season 4 Episode 11 delved into Randall’s psychological well being, nervousness, and aversions to hunt out assist. Towards the beginning of the episode, college-aged Randall is residence and he begins speaking to Rebecca (Mandy Moore) about his intense nightmares. But simply as they’re about to dive into the topic, Kate walks by and she or he’s having an argument with somebody on the cellphone.

“Why are you so mad? Did I do something wrong?” Kate says. She then reveals she is talking along with her boyfriend, Marc (Austin Abrams). 

Randall and Rebecca stare at Kate with concern. But Kate shrugs it off and walks away. Meanwhile, teenage Kevin (Logan Shroyer) and Sophie (Amanda Leighton) arrive on the home for Rebecca’s birthday dinner later that night. Kate briefly greets them and closes herself off in her room. And when Randall explains Kate is on the cellphone with Marc, Kevin replies, “She’s still dating that greaseball?” Same, Kevin, identical. 

Later within the episode, Beth (Rachel Hilson) urges Randall to go to remedy for his nightmares. Beth shares her expertise and tells him the identical factor occurred to her after her father died. But in search of remedy helped give her management. And now, the desires of her father are joyful. 

Even after his dialog with Beth, Randall doesn’t wish to go to remedy. However, he agrees to attend a grief group assembly. But simply as Beth and Randall are about to depart for the grief group — which is meant to happen earlier than Rebecca’s birthday dinner — Kevin calls.

“Mom canceled her birthday dinner,” Kevin says. “Something’s wrong with Kate. I’ll explain in the car. Just be ready in 20. We’re coming to pick you up.”

Now, each member of the Pearson household seems panicked. Kevin is a bit frazzled when talking with Randall. Meanwhile, Rebecca is seen strolling with goal, looking for her coat and purse. Then after the decision, Randall jumps proper into hero mode, and the episode doesn’t return to this timeline.

The Kate-centric trilogy episode in ‘This Is Us’ Season Four will in all probability contain Marc

This Is Us followers must maintain on tight. It appears we gained’t get all of the solutions about what’s occurring with Kate when the NBC drama returns. The subsequent all-new episode will function Kevin. However, the next episode will encompass Kate’s storyline. And in keeping with TVLine, everybody will study extra about what occurred to Kate within the thirteenth episode, titled “Mom.” 

Then when teasing the episode, This Is Us government producer, Elizabeth Berger, advised the publication that the Pearson household — and viewers — will uncover extra particulars about Marc’s true nature.

“I think people can tell by now that Marc is not the greatest guy and probably is not the guy that Kate should be with,” Berger stated. “We are definitely going to see things start to come to a head in that relationship in a way where potentially the family is going to really have to rally behind Kate and step in and say, ‘Perhaps this is not the guy you belong with.’”

And when talking with Entertainment Weekly, Berger echoed her assertion, reinforcing how strongly the Pearson household oppose Marc’s presence in Kate’s life.

Hannah Zeile as Kate on 'This Is Us' Season 4
Hannah Zeile as Kate on ‘This Is Us’ | Ron Batzdorff/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

“We will see it reach a breaking point where it is time for family to get involved and say, ‘Enough is enough here,’” Berger stated. 

For now, This Is Us followers don’t know what’s occurring between Kate and Marc. But when talking with Entertainment Weekly in November 2019, Berger and government producer Isaac Aptaker hinted that no matter occurs has lasting results on Kate.

“It definitely goes to an unhealthy place that’s going to make a real impact on Kate and stay with her over the years,” Aptaker stated.

Then Berger reminded viewers “Kate is now 39 years old and a highly functioning woman, so she got out of the relationship somewhat unscathed in the long run” That stated, Kate’s relationship with Marc will nonetheless go away “serious emotional wounds.”

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