Fans of The Last Of Us are calling it one of the scariest things they’ve ever seen.
Airing on Sky Atlantic in the UK, this HBO series is an adaptation of the popular video game in which a fungus has taken over humankind and two survivors embark on a perilous journey to escape the infected.
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Viewers are terrified by infected characters like zombies. When mold takes over his body, his head turns into a giant mushroom.
One person tweeted: “No, we can all agree that this episode of The Last of Us was the scariest ever made.”
Someone else wrote:
Another commented, “HBO’s last clicker move was horrible,” while someone else agreed, “The last clicker screamed at me and covered my eyes.”
One horrified viewer tweeted:
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Another fan wrote:
The show is now two episodes in, and each installment’s opening scene has proven particularly horrifying with flashbacks to scientists debating the possibility of a fungus taking hold before it actually occurs.
One viewer tweeted:
Those who have played the video game have also shared how impressed they were with the adaptation.
One fan wrote:
Someone else tweeted: “Hbo totally squashed it in our final scene, just like the game.”
The Last of Us airs Mondays at 2:00 a.m. and reruns on Sky Atlantic at 9:00 p.m.