An ending match for Tony Soprano!

After six seasons with the Pearson household, This Is Us got here to an in-depth on May 24. In a press convention for the NBC drama series, creator Dan Fogelman contrasts one particular a part of the finale to the notorious ending of The Sopranos—the place Tony Soprano sits in a diner together with his household, when a doable hitman enters the restaurant with the scene reducing to black.

So, you’ll be able to perceive our confusion when Fogelman contrasts the loving household drama with the HBO mob hit. Nonetheless, the creator stated that “Randall’s political journey forward him” may very well be comparable to the open-ended twist of the Sopranos sequence finale.

In the This Is Us sequence finale, Randall (Sterling K. Brown), who’s now a senator, decides to head to Iowa following a request by the Democratic National Committee. Fogelman defined that the unknown surrounding Randall’s political profession “might be the closest we come within the present to Sopranos going to black on the finish of the episode.”

“You’re left to select your journey as to what you assume occurred with him,” he continued. “I believe it is up to the viewers to determine what they assume occurs subsequent with Randall.”