“But I Said No, That’s Too Easy” – ‘The Last of Us’ Lead Pedro Pascal Passes a Satire on HBO’s Production Style During His Saturday Night Live Appearance

Published 02/05/2023, 7:50 AM EST

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This weekend is a special one for the fans of the HBO series ‘The Last of Us‘. While Sunday is going to unfold the series’ fourth episode, Saturday night was a blast as TLOU lead Pedro Pascal hosted the prestigious late-night TV show, Saturday Night Live. Moreover, he seems to have passed a fun satire on HBO related to the ongoing series.

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HBO series ‘The Last of Us’ is having an extravagant ride in the community after getting a positive response. Recreating the video game title, the cinematic adaptation is breaking records at every turn. On top of that, this does not end soon as the series is confirmed to get a second season.

‘The Last of Us’ lead Pedro Pascal voices a comical comment on HBO

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While the series performs exceptionally well, the community commends the dedication and effort of every member affiliated with the series. Pedro Pascal, who is playing the role of Joel, is skyrocketing on the popularity charts through his impeccable performance in the series. He recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he admitted to almost forgetting that he was cast for the role of Joel.

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As Saturday neared, the fans were anticipating the appearance of Pascal on SNL, which has arrived and left the fans star-struck. With unique skits, he entertained the viewers. Undoubtedly, his monologue was a show stealer as it left everyone filled with laughter, and to start it, he cited what he felt shooting with HBO would be and what it actually was.

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Pascal said, “I spent the last year shooting a show called The Last of Us on HBO. For some HBO shows, you get to shoot in a five-star Italian Resort surrounded by beautiful people. But I said no, that’s too easy. I want to shoot in a freezing Canadian Forest while being chased around by a guy whose head looks like a genital wart.” One can see the complete monologue below:

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This explanation of his sent waves of laughter to the audience and set the tone of the monologue. Obviously, he said all of this in good spirits and did it only to match the theme of SNL, which is widely known by the audience.

Clearly, Pascal’s acting and role depiction of Joel has and continues to stun the audience. His experience in series like Game of Thrones, The Mandalorian, and others has helped him in TLOU. Thus, it would be exciting to see how he polishes his performance for the rest of the series.

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What do you think will happen in the upcoming episode? Do tell us in the comments below.

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Astitava Kaushik

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Astitava Kaushik is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Media and Communication studies. Throughout the years, he has developed a knack for writing and deems to explore the skill in the eSports field, with games like Valorant, FIFA, and Call of Duty holding a very special place in his heart.
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