FRANCO HARRIS WAS ON 'THIS IS US'!!!

CLEARLY I CAN'T CONTAIN MY EXCITEMENT.

September 26, 2018
Franco Harris

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OK, I PROMISE NO *SERIOUS* SPOILERS HERE!

This was an added surprise/bonus storyline on the Season 3 premiere of 'This Is Us' last night and I NEEDED to share it with my fellow yinzers.

The show opened up following this character none of us had ever seen before, and everyone collectively was like "huh? who dis?"

AND THEN HE PUT THE BLACK AND GOLD JERSEY ON THAT SAID 'HARRIS', AND WE ALL FREAKED OUT.

And the freak out level went even HIGHER when they showed the 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers walking through the tunnel at THREE RIVERS STADIUM:

Obviously, the Steelers were pumped about it:

AND YES, THEY SHOWED REAL FOOTAGE OF THE IMMACULATE RECEPTION.

My heart actually skipped 3 beats when that happened, I think.

PLUS, the way they wove it in and made it mirror what was going on in the show - BEAUTIFUL.

If you haven't watched the Season 3 premiere yet, I suggest you do so ASAP.

And then believe me, you will agree with this:

 

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