While you may not immediately connect NBC's This Is Us to the geekspace of a convention like C2E2, both Milo Ventimiglia and Justin Hartley have connections to genre fare that fans certainly do connect to — and there's no doubt that This Is Us has a large enough fan base that there's some crossover between the two.
As Ventimiglia says early on and by way of explanation, cons have become another way for fans and creatives to interact and, in the end, it's about being a fan — whether it's Heroes, Smallville, or a hit family drama on NBC.
Both Ventimiglia and Hartley discuss the show, how they feel about being a pop culture touchstone and even play a game that involves some pretty interesting questions.
Speaking of which, we're still trying to figure out where you got lion-dolphin, Justin.
Check out the video below.
Additional material by Shana O'Neil.