Jimmy Fallon Can't Stop Crying In His Gig As The Sound Guy For 'This Is Us,' And It's Too Relatable

"It sounds like someone's crying."

As anyone who's watched the NBC drama This Is Us will know, it's a pretty emotional show, and fans are known to shed a tear or two (or more) from week to week. It might lead you to wonder how the people who work on the show can get through each take without breaking down.

For Dale, the boom operator Jimmy Fallon plays in a funny new sketch for The Tonight Show, the answer to that is simple — he can't. Every time Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Metz try to get through a serious scene, Dale interrupts them by sobbing.


Unfortunately, like so many of us when we watch the show with family or friends, Dale gets a little defensive when the actors call him out for being misty-eyed. "You're crying! You're the one who's crying!" he tells Metz at one point.

Eventually, Dale's tears become contagious, and even the episode's director (played by SNL cast member Mikey Day) ends up breaking down. It's not long before everyone is sobbing. "There's no shame in it. We all cry," Metz says. "This is who we are. This is us."

Be sure to watch until the end for an appearance from co-star Milo Ventimiglia. 

Check out the whole sketch in the video below:


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