THE LAST OF US EPISODE 1 BREAKDOWN! Easter Eggs & Details You Missed! reviews

January 18, 2023

HBO’s The Last of Us Episode 1 in-depth analysis and details you missed by Erik Voss! Go to our sponsor for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help.

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The Last of Us is based on the popular games from Naughty Dog following the characters of Joel and Ellie in a post-apocalyptic America infected by the Cordyceps fungus. This masterful HBO adaptation from game creator Neil Druckman and writer Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) includes excellent attention to detail and Easter Eggs that players of the game will appreciate, and Erik Voss is here to break it all down with a scene by scene analysis. What is the deeper meaning of the Depeche Mode song at the end of the episode? What were the major differences from the game and why were these things changed?
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  1. Hi there! This is The Deep Dive channel Erik was talking about! We're a month away from our official launch, and it would mean a lot to us if you subscribed! Thanks!

  2. I haven't seen people talk about it, but in the last shot you can see a clicker on the left on top of a building when the lighting flashes

  3. I haven’t seen your videos in so long and it’s last of us

  4. Well well well…. Resistant fongi like the candida auris is actually very concerning! Anyway 🤷

  5. Not a 747. 😆

  6. For someone who has never played the game, these reviews help a lot. I e actually seen the documentary about this real life fungus on PBS.

  7. I'm pretty sure amputation would work as long as it's quick enough,the fungi spreads to the brain and that's how it takes control so technically they can wrap the arm around tightly so that blood doesn't flow if they don't have time to cut off the arm then and there and cut it later, of course that would increase the risk of being infected

  8. They held off on violence for the budget not a storyline.

  9. Is it 1 episode for every week?

  10. Did y’all notice the monster on top of the building on the left in the ending scene y’all didn’t mention it

  11. Did you notice in the start they didn’t have any wheat based foods like the pancakes and the cake because of the crop thing in the games

  12. I like all the actors so far, but kinda not feeling Ellie so far

  13. One minor quibble. You said Joel was activated by the headlights of the soldier's vehicle, but it was the light on his rifle, since both the one that killed his daughter and the current one that head them at gunpoint both had bright lights on their weapon.

  14. epidemiology……massively important! the life loss, productivity loss we saw with COVID really could become the norm with a warming planet and dense population centers..

  15. At 7:02, I had that same radio in my room when I was in high school in the early 2000s

  16. Shows how blind I am. I missed ao many things 🥲 ty for this!

  17. 15:20 "Jess"?

  18. 11:46 What was cruel about not letting the kid know he was about to die?

  19. Wonder why they took out the spores

  20. Wait so no spores? So we won't get those gas mask zones like from the game where it's incredibly dark and hard to see? Those were some of the most atmospheric scenes.

  21. They really stepped up the gas station explosion with a whole ass plane.

  22. I always thought that Ellie and Joel's relationship was like a father-daughter relationship I hope they don't change that

  23. i thought the glaring bracelet was a morse code thing xD

  24. You missed the last part of the episode where there is a clicker above a building

  25. Yo I thought the virus spread using Flour it’s in the radio and it’s how the neighbours go turned

  26. Where are my OGs who remember John not from The Mummy but from Spartacus?

  27. That last scene with the clicker on top of that one building

  28. Not that it matters but the song playing in the radio is not Dido’s White Flag but Avril Lavigne’s Tomorrow

  29. Play the game! It hits harder than this first episode imo.

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