This is the story of the Pearsons, a modern-day family based in the US. Every single member is different, but they're all trying to overcome obstacles in life and find happiness. Kate desperately wants to accept herself the way she is and meet the one and only man that will cherish her to the end of her days. She's got a problem with excessive weight and is ready to do whatever it takes to get herself in shape. Randall is obsessed with the idea of tracking down his biological mom and dad and meeting them for the first time. Kevin, on the other hand, is about something more down-to-Earth and meaningful. This is Us is a comedy slash drama and is both heart-warming and heart-wrenching.