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'The Last of Us' Episode 5 Is Coming Friday, Dodging Super Bowl
The season's fifth episode arrives on HBO Max a little earlier than its usual Sunday time slot.
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You can hang out with Ellie again this Friday.
came to HBO Max last Sunday, but you aren't going to have to wait a whole week for episode 5. It'll land on the streaming service and HBO On Demand two days early, on The Last of Us episode 4 , at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT), the company said. Friday, Feb. 10
The company didn't offer a reason for the timing shift, but it's presumably to avoid competing with
. Sunday's Super Bowl
Episode 5 will air on HBO's TV channel in its regular Sunday slot, and the remaining four episodes will land on HBO Max on Sundays. The season finale will come out on March 12.
The Last of Us follows unhappy smuggler Joel and his fun teen pal Ellie (
) as they travel across a US ravaged by a Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey fungal brain infection. It's based on of the same name. the Sony PlayStation game
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