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"Family First" is the first episode of Season 4 of ABC's A Million Little Things. It was written by DJ Nash & Terrence Coli, and directed by Joanna Kerns. It is the fifty-fifth episode of the series overall, and premiered on September 22, 2021.


Gary struggles in the aftermath of his encounter with Peter. Meanwhile, Regina and Rome put on a united front following the closure of Someday and the deportation of Tyrell's mother. Sophie deals with mixed emotions surrounding her mother while Delilah faces a difficult decision. Eddie inches closer to finding out who caused the accident, and Maggie navigates a new career opportunity.[2]



  • The table read for this episode took place on July 16, 2021.[3]
  • This episode takes place right after "Justice: Part 2".
  • This is the last episode to credit Stephanie Szostak (Delilah Dixon) as a series regular.
    • According to DJ Nash, the episode was named to honor Stephanie Szostak and her decision to exit the series in order to put her "family first" as a result of Canada's mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers entering the country.[4][5]



Gallery of photographic stills used to promote the episode.