- Date: March 7, 2017
- Type: Television Episode
In flashbacks, Rebecca leaves for her tour. Kate encourages Jack to attend Rebecca's first show; after rejecting a colleague's advances at a happy hour, he sets out driving to the show despite having been drinking. In the present, per William's wishes, Tess and Annie plan a celebration of his life, while Beth feels left out; Randall asks her to toast William and she receives a loving postcard William sent from Memphis. Rebecca admits that she kept William a secret because she feared losing Randall; Randall acknowledges that he and William had the time they needed, and he and Rebecca reaffirm their love. Kevin's play premieres and the family loves it, though an important critic fails to attend. Randall quits his job over his firm's apparent disrespect and lack of appreciation, admitting he doesn't have a plan. Kevin and Sophie consummate their relationship and Ron Howard offers Kevin a film role after having seen the play. Kate struggles to tell Toby about Jack's death, saying she is responsible for it.