New ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14 Photos Tease What’s Next for Kate and Toby

Get ready — This Is Us Season 5 Episode 14, titled “The Music and the Mirror,” is coming out soon, and there’s a lot going on for Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan) in the new teaser photos. Here’s what fans can expect from the couple when the NBC drama returns.

When will NBC release new ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 episodes?

Milo Ventimiglia as Jack and Hannah Zeile as teen Kate eating at a diner in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14
Milo Ventimiglia as Jack and Hannah Zeile as teen Kate in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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After a month-long hiatus, This Is Us Season 5 will return for its final three episodes starting Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The all-new episode will focus on multiple Pearson storylines, from Beth’s (Susan Kelechi Watson) to Kevin’s (Justin Hartley) reunion with a familiar face. 

That said, many This Is Us fans are curious to see where Kate and Toby’s storyline is headed in episode 14. According to NBC’s synopsis, the couple will face “unexpected issues.”

What happened to Kate and Toby in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5?

Screenshots of Chris Sullivan as Toby and Chrissy Metz as Kate in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14
Chris Sullivan as Toby and Chrissy Metz as Kate in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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While Kate and Toby faced some hardships in This Is Us Season 4, the couple seemed stronger than ever at the start of season 5. They worked together to adopt baby, Hailey Rose. But after their daughter’s birth, Toby lost his job.

Now, Kate works as an assistant music teacher. Meanwhile, Toby takes care of baby Jack and Hailey. But Toby recently told Madison (Caitlin Thompson) that he’s having a hard time adjusting to the stay-at-home dad lifestyle. He also decided to keep his true feelings from Kate.

Kate will speak with Rebecca and Jack in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14

Mandy Moore as Rebecca and Chrissy Metz as Kate at Kate’s work in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14
Mandy Moore as Rebecca and Chrissy Metz as Kate in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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For now, This Is Us fans will have to watch how Kate and Toby’s story unfolds in season 5 episode 14. But whatever happens next, it seems Kate will have a few important conversations in multiple timelines. 

Ahead of the all-new episode, NBC released photos of teen Kate (Hannah Zeile) in This Is Us Season 5 Episode 14. The character sits down with Rebecca and Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) on two separate occasions.

Meanwhile, adult Kate will spend some time with Rebecca in the present-day. The mother-daughter duo joins Madison as she goes wedding dress shopping. Then Rebecca goes to Kate’s workplace, and the two have a chance to bond.

‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14 photos reveal two returning cast members

Screenshots of Dan Lauria as Toby’s dad, Allan, and Timothy Omundson as Gregory in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 14
Dan Lauria as Allan and Timothy Omundson as Gregory in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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As Kate spends some time with Rebecca and Madison in This Is Us Season 5 Episode 14, Toby will deal with things at home. According to a clip published by TVLine, the character will attempt to fix a plumbing problem. Then NBC’s teaser photos suggest that Toby calls his dad, Allan (Dan Lauria), for some help.

Meanwhile, Allan isn’t the only returning character in the new This Is Us episode. Kate and Toby’s neighbor, Gregory (Timothy Omundson) also returns and sits with baby Jack. 

Now, it seems both Kate and Toby will reunite with their parents in This Is Us Season 5. So hopefully, any marital issues that may arise will be solved soon. Stay tuned.

This Is Us Season 5 airs Tuesday nights on NBC.