This is Us (2016) s06e15 Episode Script


1 Previously on This Is Us - Can I help you? - Yeah, um, I'm looking for a suit.
Come on, Jack, just say it like it is.
We both know that I wasn't there for Andy and Amber like I should have been.
You know, after your mother and I split, I promised my best friend and myself that I would fight to keep you kids in my life.
And for a long time, I tried.
In heartbreak, ten years after her husband and my best friend died, Rebecca and I found each other.
Now, you don't have to be happy for us, but we're not gonna apologize for being together.
Let's toast to your mother not calling you William.
- Salud.
- Salud.
I'd like to see the blood pressure come down a little.
- Okay.
- How's the new hip treating you in the couple of months since the wedding? Oh, the hip's great, thank you.
What about fatigue? Now, you mentioned feeling shortness of breath during exercise? Um I think I'd like to set you up for a stress test.
I don't have time for that, Doc, I'm sorry.
You're not a young man anymore, Mr.
Rivas, no.
Our bodies don't recover the way they used to.
You've got to get some rest.
Let's get you out of bed.
Come on, let's get your glasses on so you can see.
Bon appétit.
All right, keep that tension and raise it above your head.
There you go, honey.
Keep the tension on your shoulders.
Hello? - Hola.
- Great, honey.
Okay, lower it, lower it back down Good morning, Rebecca, Miguel.
- Good morning, Laila.
- What's she? - Wh-Who is that? - Oh, that's Laila.
She's our nurse.
She comes every every day to help us out.
You know her.
Of course.
Um, good morning, Laila.
Can I help you with your exercises? I-I think it's okay.
We've got it.
- We're almost done here anyway.
- Mm-hmm.
I'll go make sure her meds are sorted.
I already took care of that as well.
- Thank you.
- Okay.
All right.
Want to try another one? - Mm-hmm.
- All right, let's pull that See? I told you we'd make it.
From a little seed to our first bloom.
- Mm.
- One day at a time.
One day at a time.
That's right.
So, how's Mom responding to the new meds? There we go.
Jack and Hailey keep asking to see Grandma and Grandpa.
Can you Facetime? Miguel, come on, man.
I'm paying a lot of money for this nurse.
She comes highly recommended.
- One more each hand.
- Sun, mountain.
She's, uh, she's adjusting, Randall, yeah.
Oh, uh, can we Facetime tomorrow, Kate? I hear you, Kev, I hear you.
I'll see you in a few weeks.
Can't wait for Thanksgiving.
See you in a couple days.
Okay, see you at Thanksgiving.
Take care.
Second two outs, two balls, and two strikes.
The pitch.
A little liner to right field.
- No, you - Lo siento.
- I sorry.
- You must be Risto's boy.
You a Pirates fan? Man, oh, man.
Great player, that Clemente.
Great player.
Can't understand a damn word he says, but, uh, he sure is something.
I got something for you.
I caught a foul ball off Mazeroski the other day.
You been to a game yet? Well, tell your dad he's got to take you.
Forbes Field is it's a gem.
Try to sneak down to the seats behind home plate.
That's where I caught that ball.
Best seats in the house.
Only want to see a game.
No matter where to sit.
Son, where you sit is all that matters.
The relay.
Safe! America to call.
To call.
America's the greatest land of all ♪ America the greatest land of all.
Mike Rivers.
Mike? I-I'm Mike Rivers.
That's me.
Uh, Bill Lundy.
- Hi.
Nice to meet you.
- Pleasure to meet you.
Uh, come on back.
Well, Mike, your résumé speaks for itself.
Top salesman six straight quarters - at John Fall's Men's Shop.
- Mm-hmm.
You speak Spanish? Uh, I do, yes.
Well, I won't pretend that's not helpful.
A lot of our new guys on site barely speak a word of English.
When can you start? I can start right away.
- Thank you.
- Great.
Um, the name's Miguel, by the way.
Miguel Rivas.
I sent in two résumés, but, um, Miguel never got a call back.
Am I saying it right? Miguel? Miguel.
But you can say whatever you want, Mr.
Um, Sally's just down the hall that way.
She'll get you situated with your start paperwork M-Miguel.
Yes, that's perfect.
- Thank you.
- All right.
Merry Christmas.
Merry Christmas.
Ah! Merry Christmas.
Feliz Navidad.
What'd you do to your hair? You don't like it? Oh, by the way, I brought some, uh, wine.
It's, uh, good stuff.
No wine.
It's Christmas Eve, and we're having coquito.
- It's good to see you, mijo.
- Good to see you, too, Papi.
- You're always busy.
- Yeah, well The new job treating you well? - Oh, I love it.
- Yeah? Yeah, uh, it's very challenging, but it also pays very well.
I just got a new car.
A Chevy El Camino.
What do I tell you about saving? I know, Papi, I know.
Come on, Papi, you know how it is.
I-I got to project success now.
Well, how it is sure isn't how it used to be.
- I will toast to that.
- Salud.
Gabi's busy making pasteles, but she says Merry Christmas.
She also says she misses your curly hair.
Well, I'm not trying to look like I just flew in from San Juan, Mami.
How is she doing, by the way? - Take it day by day.
- Mm.
You know, Mami, I really wish that you would let me hire somebody to help you take care of Aunt Gabi.
She's got me.
Save your money.
Mami, I have plenty of money.
Don't worry about it.
Just let me help you.
- You have something to say, Papi? - To who? You? The guy with the slick hair, the slick car What are you talking about? Que no You-you split me in half when you moved us here, and now I'm finally figuring out, and what, you want me to struggle like you? Why is it so hard for you to watch me make something of myself in this place? In this place that you brought us to? I will.
Enjoy the wine, Mami.
I'm gonna go.
I'm gonna go.
Merry Christmas.
Rocking around the Christmas tree ♪ Let the Christmas spirit ring ♪ - Hey.
- Hey.
- Merry Christmas, Miguel.
- Hey.
Hey, Peggy.
Good to see you.
How's it going? Marshall, take it easy tonight, okay? Keep an eye on him.
Good to see you.
- Hey.
- Hey, Jack.
We're over here, man.
Why'd you bring your girlfriend if you know that she hates me? She doesn't hate you, she just, you know, she thinks you're - a lot.
Come on.
- That's the same Hi.
Hey, Rebecca.
How's it going? Uh you have been hogging my guy.
In fact, he's been flaking on me so much to spend time with you that I started calling him Dandruff.
- On account of all the flaking.
- Hilarious.
Hey, Migs, was that a new El Cam parked out front? I got to, I got to take a look at that.
Oh, yeah, come on, I'll show you.
You know what, actually, I'm thinking more of a, uh, a private viewing.
- No.
- Yeah, no, why don't you, you stick around? You guys talk amongst yourselves.
Get to know each other.
"Amongst"? - He's never used that word.
- Yeah.
Not exactly subtle, is he? Like a brick through a window.
Um - So - So, uh Sorry.
You-you first.
Why do you say people's names all the time? "Peggy! "Marshall! Jack! Great to see you, Jack.
" Uh, it's It's just a little business trick that I use.
I use it to remember people's names.
You look someone right in the eye, you say their name, Rebecca, and you And does that work? Yeah, it does.
And most people like it.
Well, Miguel, I'm not most people, Miguel.
Okay, yeah, now I can see how that can be annoying.
Yellow is the color ♪ Of my true love's hair ♪ - In the morning ♪ - Just go say hi.
- Watch this.
- When we rise ♪ In the morning when we rise ♪ That's the time ♪ - Hi.
- Hi.
- Miguel.
- Miguel, I'm Shelly.
- Nice to meet you, Shelly.
- Nice to meet you.
Oh, my God Freedom is a word I rarely use ♪ Without thinking ♪ Mm-hmm ♪ Without thinking ♪ - Mm-hmm ♪ - Welcome home, buddy.
What do you want from me, Shelly? I made it home for dinner - just like you asked me to.
- Oh, gee.
I guess I should have scheduled Andy's parent-teacher conference - during dinner, then, but - That's just ridiculous.
Did you know Rebecca told me Jack gets home - Oh, no, no, no.
- No, every single night at 6:00.
No, we're not having this conversation.
- Every night - I am not Jack! You certainly are not.
Rebecca? Becca? Rebecca.
Rebecca? - Honey? - Miguel! Oh, it's snowing.
It's so beautiful.
- Yes.
- Come dance with me.
It's beautiful and it's cold, honey.
You're not wearing a coat.
Aw, geez.
Here, honey, put this on.
We got to get you warm.
All right? Come on, let's get back in the house.
We'll dance in the house, okay? Oh oh! See, isn't this so much fun? No more fun, honey.
We've got to get inside, okay? Jack died.
These past few years, Miguel, you've been so good to me, to us.
And I just think somewhere along the way I I'm moving to Houston.
I got, I got a job offer there a few months back.
It's-it's near my kids.
It's just, I don't, I don't know what else to do.
You're my favorite person.
Hey, Andy.
So, I'm officially in Houston.
I have box seats for next week's game, so I was just calling to make sure you got my last message.
I, uh I wanted to see if you were free this weekend.
So give your dad a call back.
Hello? Oh, hey, Mami.
I was What's wrong? Mira, it's the cowboy! Hide your cattle.
- Hi.
- Mmm.
Look at him.
He looks like a Taíno Gordon Gekko.
¡Gordo Geco! Mijo.
He died proud of you.
- He'd want you to know that.
- Yeah.
I just wish I would have had more time with him.
I know, papá, I know.
Ven, come help me with Gabi.
Come on, papi.
I cannot believe Gabi is still holding on.
I don't know how you do it, Mami.
I hated Gabi growing up.
Hated her.
- What? - We fought over everything.
Our parents, clothes, boys.
She used to get these terrible headaches.
I was convinced she was faking it for attention.
Had to be.
24 years old, massive stroke.
She wasn't faking.
I see how hard you work.
- Thankless work.
- There is no thankless.
Love is giving your heart without expectation.
Well I don't know that I have that in me.
And right now I'm just, um I don't know, I'm just a little lost right now.
I know you will find your way.
I know you will, mijo.
I also know you'll find someone to love like that again.
Well, you know, I think my biggest regret is probably not getting Papi's coquito recipe.
Coño, who do you think taught him? Prove it.
Oh, gobble-gobble, party people! Gobble-gobble.
Gobble-go I-I'm not doing that.
Get in here.
Come on.
- Hey.
- Hey.
- Happy Thanksgiving Eve.
- Happy Thanksgiving.
- Hey.
- What's up, man? Wait, where's Beth and the girls? Coming up tomorrow.
Uh, where are my adorable nieces and nephews? Oh, you just missed them.
- Philip took 'em on a nature walk.
- Yeah.
A Brit, his stepkids, and a TV star's twins.
I pitched it to my agents, and they were like, - "Too hard to follow.
" - I wonder why.
Hey, Ma.
It's Randall.
Mm, my son.
My son.
It's good to see you.
- Randall.
- My guy.
What? Oh.
- You okay there? - Yeah, I'm okay.
I-I think I just slept on my back wrong.
In fact, I'm gonna go get some Tylenol.
- Are you gonna be okay, honey? - Mm-hmm.
Okay, great, I'll be right back.
Right on, man.
You look good, Ma.
- You feeling okay? - I'm hanging in there.
Hanging in there.
What are you talking about? You're doing better than that.
Randall, she was this close to going on that nature walk.
Yeah, she was.
Where is Miguel? - Where did Miguel go? - He, uh Miguel? Miguel! - Mom - Mom, it's all right.
- Miguel? - It's all right.
- He's gonna be right back.
Everything's all right.
It's okay.
Hey, look at me.
Everything is all right.
- M-Miguel - Everything is all right.
It's okay, I'm right here.
- I'm sorry.
- Oh, Miguel.
I thought you I won't leave you.
I'm sorry.
I won't leave you again.
Ha! Liar.
Um Hey, Bob.
I hate to do this to you, man, but we've got a small fire we need to put out here.
Okay, okay, so, um - So, I'm running in for one item - Mm-hmm.
and I head for the express.
And I'm just about to put my item on the counter, no purse.
No purse, keys What ever happened to, um, to what's-his-name? Was a nice guy, kind of boring.
Um Matt.
You are awful.
We dated for a few more months, and Oh, hell, he was boring.
It was boring.
See? Um I'm gonna be out in your neck of the woods next week.
For business.
- Really? - Yeah.
Should we meet up for dinner? Oh, I see him.
Thank you so much.
It's so good to see you.
You look great.
Thank you.
You, too.
- Oh, thank you.
- Oh, goodness.
You barely age.
Oh, you should talk.
Look at you.
- Thanks.
- Mm-hmm.
- So - So Uh, you go.
Uh, how long are you in town? Uh, just a few days.
You? Interesting.
You're You live here.
- Obviously.
I don't know why I said that.
- I do.
That was a dumb thing to say.
Um I'm just It's Uh It's really nice to see you.
Rebecca, um I spent the last eight years wondering if I made the right decision.
I have replayed it over and over in my head, and, um I had to leave.
I never felt like I belonged.
Puerto Rican or American.
Spanish or English.
I've just I've never felt at home anywhere.
And if I'm being honest, the first time that I ever felt homesick in my life was when I left you on that porch.
And I'm not really sure how to explain it.
It's really nice to see you, too.
You should have your company open up a branch here in Pittsburgh.
Uh, well, it would save on airfare.
- Uh-huh.
- I could put a down payment on a house with what I've spent on flights these past few months.
Actually, I have been discussing retirement packages - with my partners.
- What? Retire.
- Yeah? - Come on.
Retire and come here.
Be here.
Mmm Mmm.
We never talk about him.
Sometimes I wonder what he'd think about all this.
I've wondered, too.
But, I mean, the amount of time I've spent wondering about all of this And? I think he would want what's best for us.
For both of us.
His two favorite people he once left alone in a bar until they became friends.
We have to tell the kids.
So, the kids know you'll be here.
And, thankfully, you're no stranger - to Pearson Thanksgivings.
- Oh, yeah.
I know the drill.
- Uh, Pilgrim Rick.
- Uh-huh.
- Hot dogs and Police Academy 3.
- Yeah.
And we just take it slow.
- Yeah.
- You know, let them get used to the fact that you're back over dinner.
- And then over dessert, we can wait.
- Mm-hmm.
We can just ease-ease right in.
- Right.
- Yeah.
- This is gonna be fine.
- Yeah.
No, I think you're pretty fine.
- Oh, you do, do you? Oh.
- I really do.
- Hey, come here for a second.
- Oh.
Hello, hello.
The hell? Um I'm sorry, you two are living together? How long have you been dating? After Tess was born, we hooked up.
Uh, well, what she means by "hooked up" is that we, that we met up.
We connected.
- Right, honey? Yeah.
- Yeah.
Wait, what does the other "hook up" mean? Slept together.
Oh, no.
No, no.
That didn't start until much more recently.
Oh, no.
Don't need to hear all that.
I don't know why you guys are so surprised.
I knew it.
- Didn't I say, baby? - She did.
I mean, I said, "We haven't seen the last of Migs.
" And then I was like, "Why does your mom have Fourth of July plans? Like, she never has Fourth of July plans.
" - No offense, Rebecca.
- None-none taken.
Right, well, I mean if you're happy What the? - What? - The hell are you two talking about? Uh, no, this is He was Dad's best friend.
This i How do you two justify this? Kevin, you are an adult.
Act like one.
Uh, guys, I I loved your father.
I-I loved him so much, but I am in love with your mom now.
A-And we waited a very long time before This whole thing is ridiculous.
This is ridiculous.
Thanksgiving's canceled.
- And I'm taking the hat with me.
- Kevin.
I love you, Miguel.
I promise to love you until the end.
I will care for you until the end of my days, in sickness and in health.
Until death parts us.
He chased after her in the snow, and he fell.
He does not want to talk about it.
I didn't think it was that bad, but then again he always puts on a brave face, so Hey.
- What'd I miss? - Excuse me.
We should talk.
Guys, it's-it's just a bruise.
It's fine.
It's embarrassing to to even talk about, really.
I think We think - that it's time to get full-time help for her.
- Yeah.
She has full-time help.
That you dismiss in the middle of the day.
We're talking about permanent, around-the-clock care - to help you more.
- It's not that easy, Randall.
She doesn't respond well to strangers.
What would you have done if you had been seriously injured, - Miguel? - Well, I wasn't seriously injured.
But you could have been.
Kevin, she's my wife! I made a vow.
We know, Miguel.
I have failed at everything else in my life.
My parents.
I haven't seen my son in five years.
We are not questioning how much you love her.
Kate, I am not leaving her side.
Okay? This is Every morning at 6:45, I am the first thing she sees when she wakes up.
And it grounds her.
It grounds me.
So, as long as she needs me I'm not going anywhere.
Miguel, look at me.
We're not doing this to you.
We're doing this for you.
You've honored your vows, sir.
You have honored them and then some.
We're grateful to you, man.
We love you.
We do.
We really love you.
I have to be there for her.
You have been.
You will be.
Now, will you let somebody help take care of you now? Please.
Go for five, okay? Slow to the right.
Go slow.
Make sure you tighten your core, okay? Are you taking the nitroglycerin before exercise? - Uh, yes.
- Good.
What has me concerned is that pain in the left arm.
I'm gonna go ahead and schedule this stress test for you.
- Get her shoes on.
- Mm-hmm.
- Help you up? - Yeah.
One, two, three.
- Hi.
- Hey.
What are you doing here? Look, man, I'm-I'm not gonna stand here and, uh, pretend like I know everything there is to know about your relationship with Miguel.
I I assume he wasn't the greatest father growing up.
Truth is, I never talked to him about it.
I never Never talked to him about well, him, actually.
Your father may not have a lot of time left.
The doctors are worried about heart failure, and, uh Take it from me, man.
You don't want to leave things unfinished.
What do you expect me to do with that? Do whatever you want.
Thought you should know.
Oh! Who the hell are you? What's your story? - What's my story? - Yeah.
No sé, pero es una buena pregunta.
And what does that mean? It means I don't know But it is a good question.
Ask me again, later.

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