The Last of Us on Binge – Episode 3 Recap – ‘Long, Long Time’

Episode 3 of HBO’s adaptation The Last of Us takes a significant sidebar to explore the post-apocalyptic love story of Bill and Frank.
The Last of Us HBO - Episode 3 Recap - 'Long, Long Time'

After following the events of the video game faithfully in its first two episodes, HBO’s TV series adaptation of The Last of Us takes the time to explore a brand-new story in Episode 3, in the biggest divergence and reinterpretation of the narrative yet.

As Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) come to terms with their new situation and begin to open up to each other, The Last of Us explores the story of another duo, with similar thematic parallels. Life, love, and finding a reason to keep going when all hope is lost are the major ideas Episode 3 plays with, as it tells the story of survivalists Bill and Frank over two decades.

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