‘This Is Us’ Creator Dan Fogelman Thanks NBC For Supporting Polarizing Deja Episode

Deadline | 3/9/2018 | Greg Evans
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This Is Us fans might still be talking about last Tuesday’s love-it-or-hate-it standalone episode by the time next week’s season finale rolls around, but creator Dan Fogelman is standing by the unusual choice.

“Our 2nd-to-last episode of season featured little of our superstar cast and instead told the important story of a little girl’s life,” Fogelman tweeted even as the episode, titled “This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life,” polarized fans. (See Fogelman’s tweet, among others, below).

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“This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life” focused largely on the recurring character Deja (Lyric Ross), the teenage foster child of Randall and Beth. Told mostly in flashback, the episode chronicled Deja’s life in foster care before crossing paths with the characters viewers know.

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