Hopefully This Is Us fans have planned their PTO days strategically.
Ahead of Tuesday night’s finale of the crying NBC series, take to the show’s official Twitter account posted a ready-made medical certificate Note that on the day the episode airs, it claims “your co-worker/student will be too emotional to work”.
“Please excuse ________ from work and/or school this Tuesday, May 24, 2022,” read the note, which was written by the series’ gynecologist, Dr. Nathan Katowski, portrayed by actor Gerald McRaney. Staff and students must “take proper time to recover,” the note added.
“Seriously, you’re going to pay my therapist.” A show fan replied.
“I think I’ll need at least a week to recover.” another tweeted. “Besides, guys, HYDRATE before you watch that final episode. I made the mistake of watching Season 6 through Episode 17 for too long and ended up crying ‘dry’ tears.”
However, some users asked that the note sorry for the absence on Wednesdaythe day according to the finale, rather than the day of.
The document comes after Mandy Moore recently told Jimmy Fallon that fans may “need a day off from work” because of the finale. She also revealed that she threw up after reading the script for the penultimate episode.
“The finale is a little bit more of a hug. There’s a little more ease. Yes, the penultimate one destroyed me. I have a feeling it will destroy people too,” she said before the final episode aired.
In April, Moore exclusively told Page Six that becoming a real-life mom “changed everything” — including the way she portrays matriarch Rebecca Pearson on the show.
“I was like, ‘Oh, it all makes sense now,'” she said at LA’s PaleyFest. “I want to go back and redo everything.”
The series finale, “This Is Us,” airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.