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How so?
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What hell it must be. I got the impression the guy vision fingerblasted* is aware of everything that is happening but has absolutely zero control. A puppet. Creepy.

*sorry but that's what i'm calling it
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That's the impression I got too, corroborated by Rambeau's account.
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I just finished the latest episode of WandaVision. I demand a new series with Darcy and Agent Woo going around solving cool mcu related mysteries. I have spoken.
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Pham Nuwen wrote: 14 Feb 2021, 17:29 I just finished the latest episode of WandaVision. I demand a new series with Darcy and Agent Woo going around solving cool mcu related mysteries. I have spoken.
I definitely think that the final scene of the final episode will have some set up and announcement of a spin off show for a supporting character, the way Boba Fett’s was. (It’s probably going to be something staring the Monica Rambeau character, as a YouTube recap pointed out, they made something of her goin thru the hex multiple times and rewriting her biology, and apparently she’s a superhero with super powers in the comic books)

(The second guess would be something with the twins, because they also have comic book stories, but I don’t think Disney wants to lean to heavily on kid actors in the Marvel production line)
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It's Jimmy and Darcy or I walk, Kolohe.
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Careful, it’s icy out there in most of the country now.

ETA - aren’t both of them already in currently running sitcoms?

ETA 2 ok, only Park is in a network sitcom now, it’s not Dennings, it’s the other broke girl that’s in the Cedric the Entertainer show.
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I’m not sure if the Great Reveal in WandaVision was actually lackluster, or if I have only myself to blame - in that watching every analysis & speculation video for prior episodes made this latest episode’s Big Twist underwhelming.

I will say, watching yet another analysis & speculation video improved my opinion of this episode, because there are indeed little things I always miss (and don’t necessarily require comics savvy)
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The wife and kid are watching this but I will say whomever stuffed Kat Denning into a drum major outfit is a goddamn American hero.
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dhex wrote: 21 Feb 2021, 14:17 The wife and kid are watching this but I will say whomever stuffed Kat Denning into a drum major outfit is a goddamn American hero.
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Gotta say I did not care for the ending of WandaVision. Big CGI jello battles just are not satisfying climaxes. Everything felt kind of perfunctory except for the philosophical debate between the Visions. Also I hope they find a way to make Fietro into the real MCU Pietro.
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My principal objection is Hayward did nothing wrong.

Ok, maybe he’s an asshole that cut corners, but when the inquest hearings start, he’s going to be able to call a hundred witnesses testifying to the evil of Wanda Maximoff, and other evidence that Jimmy Woo, Darcy Lewis, and Monica Rambeau conspired to aid Wanda, and ultimately let her get away. You don’t to get to be where and what Hayward is without superior bureaucratic infighting skills.
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If it's true that Hayward did nothing wrong, then it's a pretty scathing indictment of American society and government.

If the expected response to an immensely powerful women experiencing a psychotic break is to go in guns, drones, and androids blazing to start a fight they can't hope to win, it demonstrates not only a serious lack of empathy, but also a troubling willingness to learn from previous encounters where doing just that only provoked her.
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