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Everyone is talking about Bill and Frank. Portrayed by Nick Offerman (Parks and Rec) and Murray Bartlett (White Lotus) on HBO’s The Last of Us, the two actors give viewers a touching love story in the recent third episode as a same-sex survivalist couple in a post-pandemic catastrophe where civilization is mostly wiped out.
Based on the video game, the characters’ story was expanded upon in dramatic fashion for the episode. And of course, the internet is showing up for this apocalyptic romance.
Headlines, tweets and memes have filled the day commenting and recapping the episode. Now we don’t want to drop any spoilers but these are among the major outlets discussing the show.