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The Last of Us Gets the HBO ’10 Miles West of Boston’ Meme Treatment



The latest episode of HBO’s adaptation of The Last of Us was perhaps the best yet (it was certainly the most watched), giving us a look at the more serious character of Bill, in addition to the effortlessly charming Frank. and provides a sober view. However, one aspect of the episode have Draws some good-natured commentary: depicting the geography around Boston.

With author Stephen King, the ball seems to be getting rolling a tweet drawing attention to what he believed to be the least believable aspect of the post-apocalyptic fungus-zombie narrative.

Geographically speaking, Boston is obviously a very flat area, and the vista depicted in the title card looks like Canada or Northern California. Considering that The Last of Us was reportedly shot in Calgary, it’s probably safe to assume that the frame in question represents the former.

Also Come on fun. Other commentators Apologies for the lack of Dunkin’ Donuts outlets shown, which are apparently widespread in that part of the world. Word is drone footage and VFX shots of Boston were used in the previous two episodes, but it looks like someone on set decided to play fast and loose with the real-world topography.

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