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"This Is Us" Fans Want To Throw Out Their Crock-Pots Thanks To A Devastating Death On The Show

I'm never cooking chili ever again.

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If you haven't seen the latest episode of This Is Us, I recommend that you stop reading this post, go take a walk, and enjoy the fact that your heart hasn't shattered into a million little pieces. I'm warning you now, there are major spoilers ahead.

Jack's death-by-crock-pot came as quite a shock to fans, and people were quick to swear off the cooking device.

That’s it, I’m throwing my crockpot out. Omg. 😭 #ThisIsUs

This was not the death befitting of our great hero, Jack.

Jack did not serve his country and fight in the war just to be taken out by a crockpot #ThisIsUs

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Loyalty was tested.

I LOVE MY CROCKPOT. IT'S MY FAVORITE THING IN MY HOUSE. WHY OH WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE THE CROCKPOT?! #ThisIsUs

Lines were drawn.

I get married in less than 2 months and suddenly I feel the need to remove the crockpot from the registry. WE. DONT. NEED. IT. 😭 #ThisIsUs

Suddenly crock-pots became the number one enemy of Twitter.

Me throwing away my crock pot because it killed Jack. #thisisus

People started to get worried.

Me looking at our crockpot #ThisIsUs

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And it wasn't long until full blown crock-pot paranoia began to set in.

Me running to my kitchen to unplug my crockpot even tho I haven’t used it in weeks. Thanks #ThisIsUs

Before the crockpot hate grew too wide, This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman took to Twitter to defend the culinary staple.

Taking a moment to remind everyone that it was a 20 year old fictional crockpot with an already funky switch? Let'… https://t.co/7OYT6yYOqb

But the damage had already been done. The Twitter upset was so severe that even Crock Pot's parent company, Newell Brands, released a statement.

Crock Pot

"Crock-Pot understands the concerns brought up by last night’s episode of This Is Us, and we too are heartbroken by the latest development in Jack’s storyline. However, it is important that our consumers understand and have confidence that all Crock-Pot slow cookers exceed all internal testing protocols and all applicable industry safety standards and regulations as verified by independent third-party testing labs.

For nearly 50 years with over 100 million Crock-Pots sold, we have never received any consumer complaints similar to the fictional events portrayed in last night’s episode. In fact, the safety and design of our product renders this type of event nearly impossible.”