This is Us star Milo Ventimiglia says a slow cooker wasn’t the first choice for igniting Pearson house fire

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Lots of appliances can have faulty wiring. In fact, the props team behind This is Us originally had a different appliance in mind when setting up the chain of events that led to the tragic death of Jack Pearson (Milo Ventimiglia) in the post-Super Bowl episode.

In the latest installment of EW’s Chasing Emmy podcast, Ventimiglia admits it wasn’t always the plan to put a slow cooker on the, ahem, hot seat. “I know it did change from kitchen appliance to

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