Die-hard fans of The Last of Us were quick to notice some intriguing details in the show’s final episode. One particularly interesting observation was the potential appearance of a crucial character in future seasons.
While it’s unclear whether this is the only character to make an appearance, fans are already buzzing with excitement at the prospect of new storylines and plot twists.
Warning: Spoilers Ahead! If you haven’t played The Last of Us Part II, proceed at your own risk.
During the finale, Joel is seen storming through a hospital in search of Ellie. In the background, fans noticed a brief appearance of a character who could potentially be Abby from the sequel.
Although the character’s face is not clearly visible, fans have speculated that the location and situation match up with the character’s backstory.
In The Last of Us Part II, players learn that Abby is the daughter of a surgeon who was killed by Joel. Abby seeks revenge for her father’s death and her character is integral to the plot of the game. Fans are excited by the idea that this brief appearance in the finale could lay the foundation for future storylines in the series.
But the references don’t stop there. Fans also noted the appearance of two voice actresses from the game in guest roles. Ashley Johnson, who voices Ellie in the games, plays Ellie’s mother in the series.
Laura Bailey, who voices Abby in the game, appears as the surgeon’s assistant during the scene in which Ellie is on the operating table. Fans were delighted to see these familiar faces in the show.
can’t believe the 10 second scene of joel killing a random doctor is a set up to something that’s actually gonna ruin my life #TheLastOfUs pic.twitter.com/z8xEvd3nfu
— kari (@karionwaywrdson) March 13, 2023
Overall, the final episode of The Last of Us is packed with references and suggestions that have left fans eagerly anticipating the future of the series. As more details emerge, fans can’t wait to see how these potential storylines and characters will develop.