Rebecca's father Dave takes Jack golfing at his country club. Blue-collar Jack feels uncomfortable and drinks heavily. Dave and Jack share competing visions for Rebecca's future.
Young Randall idolizes his black teacher, Mr. Lawrence. After Randall expresses interest in Tiger Woods, Jack takes Randall golfing and relates his experience. Randall notes he would not have been allowed at Dave's club. Jack impresses upon Randall the social importance of golf, and Randall plays regularly. Jack invites Mr. Lawrence and his wife to dinner, and asks Mr. Lawrence to appraise him of Randall's concerns.
In the present, Randall invites Wilkins and two other council members to golf at an exclusive club. Feigning ineptitude, Randall puts Wilkins at ease and builds rapport with the others, gaining consideration for his ideas.
Toby experiences impotence. Kate asks if he still finds her attractive; he does, but has anxiety over her reservations towards his weight loss. She expresses wholehearted support, reigniting their passion.
Kevin and Cassidy work out together. Kevin has an enjoyable date with a gym employee, but cuts it short to comfort Cassidy, who has fought with Ryan. She kisses him; he reciprocates and they have sex.
- Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson
- Mandy Moore as Rebecca Pearson
- Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson
- Chrissy Metz as Kate Pearson
- Justin Hartley as Kevin Pearson
- Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth Pearson (credit only)
- Chris Sullivan as Toby Damon
- Jon Huertas as Miguel Rivas (credit only)
- Eris Baker as Tess Pearson (credit only)
- Faithe Herman as Annie Pearson (credit only)
- Lyric Ross as Deja Pearson (credit only)
- Asante Blackk as Malik Hodges (credit only)
- Griffin Dunne as Nicky Pearson
- Jennifer Morrison as Cassidy Sharp
- Tim Jo as Jae-Won Yoo
- Brandon Scott as Cory Lawrence
- William Allen Young as Councilman Wilkins
- Galadriel Stineman as Donna
- Tim Matheson as Dave Malone
- Dan Warner as Merrick
- Gary Lee Reed as Bill
- Maurice Webster as Charlie
- Tom Yi as Carl
- Merrick McCartha as Lester
Notes and Trivia
- This episode scored 6.78 million viewers.
Behind the Scenes
A complete overview of this episode's crew can be found here.
|This Is Us Season 4|
|#01||"Strangers"||#07||"The Dinner and the Date"||#13||"A Hell of a Week: Part Three"|
|#02||"The Pool: Part Two"||#08||"Sorry"||#14||"The Cabin"|
|#03||"Unhinged"||#09||"So Long, Marianne"||#15||"Clouds"|
|#04||"Flip a Coin"||#10||"Light and Shadows"||#16||"New York, New York, New York"|
|#05||"Storybook Love"||#11||"A Hell of a Week: Part One"||#17||"After the Fire"|
|#06||"The Club"||#12||"A Hell of a Week: Part Two"||#18||"Strangers: Part Two"|