The Last of Us: Season 1

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Series based on the smash post-apocalyptic video game follows a hardened smuggler and his 14-year-old charge as they struggle to... More

Where to watch The Last of Us: Season 1

The Last of Us: Season 1 is available to stream... More in the United Kingdom now on Amazon Video and Apple TV Store and Google TV and Now and Sky Go and Chili and Microsoft.

The Last of Us: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

Episode 1

2003. As a parasitic fungal outbreak begins to ravage the... More country and the world, Joel Miller attempts to escape the escalating chaos with his daughter and brother. Twenty years later, a now hardened Joel and his partner Tess fight to survive under a totalitarian regime, while the insurgent Fireflies harbor a teenage girl with a unique gift.

Episode 1.2


In 2003, an Indonesian scientist makes a devastating discovery. In... More 2023, now outside of the quarantine zone, Joel and Tess clash over Ellie's fate as they navigate a long-abandoned Boston overrun with Infected.

Episode 1.3

Long, Long Time

Doomsday prepper Bill prepares to ride out the apocalypse alone...until... More a mysterious stranger upends his plans. Years later, Joel and Ellie seek Bill's guidance – and find themselves at a crossroads.

Episode 1.4

Please Hold to My Hand

After a harrowing trek across a desolate United States, Joel... More and Ellie find themselves navigating a dangerous Kansas City on foot. Later, rebel leader Kathleen instigates a manhunt – one that pits her violent civilian militia against the world's best hope.


Endure and Survive

On the streets of a newly free Kansas City, Henry... More fights to protect his brother Sam from rebel soldiers who will stop at nothing to appease their ruthless leader. As her manhunt continues, Kathleen doubles down on her quest for revenge, while Ellie forms a meaningful friendship.



After months of traveling, Joel and Ellie receive a grave... More warning about what lies ahead. Later, Ellie learns more about Joel's past – while Joel tries his best to forget.


Left Behind

As Joel fights to survive, Ellie’s struggle to save him... More stirs memories of her life in a FEDRA orphanage. Weeks before meeting Joel, Ellie recalls joining her best friend Riley for a night to remember… one that will change the course of both of their lives – and the fate of the world – forever.


When We Are in Need

After crossing paths with a vengeful group of survivors, Ellie's... More fighting spirit draws unwanted attention from its leader. Still battling for his life, a weakened Joel faces off with a hunting party out for blood.


Look for the Light

After being pursued by Infected, a pregnant Anna places her... More trust in a lifelong friend. Years later, Ellie is forced to grapple with the emotional toll of her journey, while Joel faces a devastating decision of his own.

The Last of Us: Season 1 | Ratings & Reviews

From pixels to crushing pathos, HBO has made smart and soul-destroying choices in adapting its video game material to life. Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey only get better the more their characters bond, and we still haven't recovered from episode three's heartening love story.

"It doesn't feel even remotely controversial to call this the best video game adaptation ever made."


"This isn’t just a breakthrough video game adaptation. It’s a great show, period."

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

"A beautiful adaptation that doesn’t surpass the video game."


"A prestige-television epic that stokes a sense of wonder even as it reduces your insides to jelly."

The Irish TimesThe Irish Times

"(An) effectively frightful adaptation."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"Exceptionally and meticulously crafted..."

Bloody DisgustingBloody Disgusting

"Tender, well-crafted and blackly comic..."


"A thrilling, character-driven achievement for game fans and newcomers alike."

Slash FilmSlash Film

"The Last of Us is a rare piece of television: an adaptation that makes you want to rush out and play the game."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"(The Last of Us) can't decide if it's an adaptation or a replay."

Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly

"A stunning adaptation that should thrill newcomers and enrich those already familiar with Joel and Ellie's journey alike."


"Comfortably the best adaptation of a video-game ever made..."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"A fascinating deconstruction of the game that leans on character and storytelling instead of action..."

"It's the moments that stretch beyond the game's established narrative and expand its world that elevate (The Last of Us)."

TV GuideTV Guide

"There’s a genuine humanity in the bond that forms between Joel and Ellie..."


"Even if The Last of Us treads familiar ground, it is still a gripping and ambitious work..."


"As hard as The Last of Us tries to convince its audience – and perhaps itself – that it can borrow from and elevate the zombie thriller, it is unable to deliver something genuinely new."

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail

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