The Last Of Us Episode 4 Introduces New Threats

After an emotionally damaging third episode that already set the bar for TV episodes this year, “The Last of Us” continues with a fourth episode that sets us back on the tracks of the main plot — transporting Ellie to the Fireflies and finding Joel’s brother Tommy.This is so far the worst episode of the show, mostly because it is clearly a transitional episode that sets up multiple threads, and introduces new threats.

There’s not a single outstanding moment that makes the episode pop, unlike the previous three (mostly because this is the first episode without the death of someone we care about), but what it does have is more of the best parts of the show, Joel and Ellie.I’ve said it before, but beyond the horror and the emotional narrative, the core of “The Last of Us” is the relationship between these two, and how they slowly grow

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