This Is Us returned for its final season on NBC earlier this week, and some viewers are wondering if some of the characters’ stories could continue in a spin-off series.
Variety posed that question to Dan Fogelman, the creator of This Is Us. Fogelman noted that he’s asked about doing a spin-off or a reboot multiple times a day and has had conversations with 20th Century TV. Though the NBC series has been very successful, Fogelman has no plans to revisit the Pearsons.
“Once you’ve seen the completion of Season 6, the stories of these characters are told. So there is no real spinoff because you kind of know everything. Is there another play for the show? I guess you’d never say never, but I don’t see it. It’s personal to me, and I don’t see myself picking this thing back up.”
Starring Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, Jon Huertas, Niles Fitch, Logan Shroyer, Hannah Zeile, Mackenzie Hancsicsak, Parker Bates, Lonnie Chavis, Eris Baker, and Faithe Herman, the NBC series follows the lives of the Pearson family. This Is Us currently airs on Tuesday nights on NBC.
What do you think? Would you want to see future spin-offs of this NBC drama or, are six seasons enough?