100th Episode Shows Kate and Toby’s Split


Chris Sullivan as Toby and Chrissy Metz as Kate on ‘This Is Us.’
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It’s over. Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby’s (Chris Sullivan) marriage lastly got here to an finish as questions on her relationship with Phillip (Chris Geere) have been answered in the course of the This Is Us 100th episode — titled “Katoby” — which aired on Tuesday, April 12.

The episode opened with a flash-forward to Kate and Phillip’s impending marriage ceremony. No, the 2 didn’t stroll down the aisle, however earlier than the ceremony began, she acquired a shock cellphone name from now ex-husband, Toby.

“I know you’re getting married in a few hours, congratulations. I just wanted to say, Kate, you know what you said to me the day we signed our divorce papers,” he shared. “I want you to know that I see it now. I’m sorry it took me so long. If only I’d had a crystal ball. If I could have seen the way this all ended up.”

Kate visibly had tears in her eyes because the present reduce to the current, the place Kate was tucking Jack into mattress after his hospital go to from the earlier episode. At that time, Toby advised Kate that he would stop his job in San Francisco to “save our family” and agreed to {couples} remedy.

Chrissy Metz as Kate and Chris Geere as Phillip on ‘This Is Us.’
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“Whatever it takes,” the pair stated on the time.

At first, it appeared that their time in remedy was working. But six months into their periods, the preventing returned. Toby ended up taking pictures at Kate’s educating job in entrance of the household whereas they celebrated their daughter Hailey’s birthday.

Kevin (Justin Hartley) discovered Kate crying in her bed room after she left the household gathering. He tried to consolation her, however she requested, “How do I know when it’s time to end a marriage?”

The episode then lower to Kate and Toby’s 16-month mark in remedy. Their therapist steered having dinner collectively, simply the 2 of them, so they may speak. During the meal, they begin yelling at one another about parenting their children.

“I am miserable because you are in the room,” Toby declared, claiming that Kate is sad as a result of he’s nothing like her father, Jack Pearson (Milo Ventimiglia).

“It’s over Toby. It’s time,” Kate advised him. The two started their divorce proceedings. Toby advised Kate, “This cannot be the way that our story ends.”

As Toby and Kate’s marriage utterly fell aside, her relationship with Phillip took maintain. It was revealed that issues between them began to get romantic, coincidentally, the identical day that Kate and Toby signed their divorce papers.

During their first date, Kate puzzled why Phillip would choose her since she’s “messy” and “complicated.” Phillip shared that his ex-wife was killed in a drunk driving accident after they’d an argument.

“I am trying to be happy again and you make me happy,” he added earlier than they kissed for the primary time.

More flash-forward scenes all through the episode revealed Kate and Phillip’s engagement, how Kate and Toby realized to coparent Jack and Hailey and that Toby does finally meet a brand new romantic companion. One closing future scene confirmed an grownup Jack (Blake Stadnik) enjoying a present with each Kate, Toby and their new important others current.

“You’re both here,” their son stated, mirroring one thing child Jack had stated earlier within the episode.

Coming full circle, the 100th episode ended with a reveal of what Kate advised Toby on the day they signed their divorce papers.

“This is not how our story ends. Just because our marriage is over doesn’t mean our story is over,” she advised him. “We were meant to find each other in that weight loss group. We were meant to be together. And now, we’re meant to be apart, and I know that one day you will see it.”

This Is Us airs on NBC Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET.

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