In high school he plays football, as a quarterback, wearing number twelve one year and number one the next. Rebecca realizes that William is Randall's father, after seeing him getting onto the bus as she leaves the hospital. She goes to his room to tell him what the doctor said, only to see him lifeless. Miguel tells Beth and Toby one day, when Kevin is in rehab meeting with "immediate family", that he feels like a real outsider compared to them and the Pearson family. Jack saves Kate and Randall from the fire by guiding them to his and Rebecca's bedroom. Episode 8. November 1,
This encouragement gives her the strength to let Kevin and Randall know that neither of them need to be "the man of the house", since they are teenagers and should be dating, and tells Kate not to blame herself for Jack's death because Jack made his own decisions. Oath Inc. Now You Know. Eventually, Kevin moves to Randall's house in New Jersey, but they still have some work to do on building their relationship. Time Inc. Listen up, This Is Us fans: if you're trying to convince yourselves that Randall Pearson isn't perfect, just stop trying.