WandaVision episode 7 recap: Marvel show goes off the rails in the best way

WandaVision episode 7 recap: Marvel show goes off the rails in the best way

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Wanda does not also recognize what to assume any longer, yet she will obtain some solutions.

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WandaVision took an accordingly contemporary turn Friday as episode 7 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe show hit Disney Plus In the episode, labelled Breaking the Fourth Wall, Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) broadened Westview’s borders to conserve Vision (Paul Bettany) from particular fatality after he tipped outdoors the comedy community.

In doing so, she dragged astrophysicist Darcy Lewis (Kat Dennings) as well as loads of federal government representatives right into her incorrect globe. However, SWORD representative Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) as well as FBI person Jimmy Woo (Randall Park) left the growth, considering that they would certainly delegated satisfy Monica’s strange aerospace designer close friend.

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She’s made a worthless cackle.

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It’s been Agatha the whole time

In a deeply unsurprising (yet magnificently implemented) spin, it ends up the ludicrously dubious Agnes (Kathryn Hahn) was a baddy the entire time. Wanda enters her weird cellar seeking her absent doubles, as well as Agnes discloses herself to be the witchAgatha Harkness Turns out she was accountable for whatever that’s failed or unusual in Westview, consisting of the arrival of Pietro Maximoff from the Fox X-Men cosmos (Evan Peters).

“And I eliminated Sparky as well,” she claims, babbling.

That’s the action as well muchAgatha Killer signature tune though.


The publication in Agatha’s cellar can be the Darkhold, formerly seen in Agents of GUARD.

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A larger poor?

There are a couple of tips that there’s an additional pressure at the workplace– consisting of incredibly famous cicada on the drape in Agatha’s living-room. It’s not a million miles from a fly, a type taken by the devil Mephisto in his very first sequential comics look. I’m certain grateful MCU Spider-Man isn’t wed.

“Ralph says I supercoat things,” Agatha claims throughout among her meetings, describing her undetected hubby (as well as recommending he’s even worse than she is).

Also, where the hell are Tommy as well as Billy? This entire exterior is most likely a system to acquire Wanda as well as Vision’s superpowered kids, so … success?


Snoopers as well as climbers.

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The postcredits scene

Monica gets to Agatha’s home as well as prepares to get in the cellar, yet is shocked by a scary Pietro (that’s most likely under Agatha’s control).

“Snooper’s gonna snoop,” he claims.

It’s most likely Agatha as well as Pietro are in for a shock, considering that they do not find out about Monica obtaining superpowers. It appears feasible that Agatha drew him from the X-Men cosmos to control Wanda.


Those eyes recommend Monica isn’t to be tinkered.

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The mighty Monica

After Monica pressed via the Hex obstacle as well as came back right into Westview, her DNA has actually been reworded as well as she’s obtained a couple of capacities. She can view the electro-magnetic range, like the electrical energy in pylons, as well as apparently soaks up the kinetic power when Wanda knocks her onto the sidewalk.


Monica’s outfit, as seen in contemporary comics.

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In the comics, she obtained the power to change herself right into any type of type of power within the electro-magnetic range after obtaining pounded by extra-dimensional powers. And the SWORD clothing she used for her 2nd journey right into Westview certain appear like her contemporary comics outfit.

Voices in the obstacle

As she’s pressing through the obstacle, Monica listens to a number of acquainted voices– primarily a recall toCaptain Marvel The audio speakers include her late mommy Maria, Monica’s more youthful self, Nick Fury(!) as well as Carol Danvers (also known as Captain Marvel).

Maria: “No, no I can’t. I can’t leave Monica.”

Young Monica: “Mommy, it’s OK. I can stay with Grandma and Pop-Pop.”

Maria: “There’s no way I’m going, baby. It’s too dangerous.”

Young Monica: “Mom, maybe I could fly up and meet you halfway.”

Fury: “Only if you learn to glow like your Aunt Carol.”

Maria: “And you were the most powerful person I knew.”

Dr Harley: “Your mom, she died, honey.”

Jimmy: “She was truly an inspiration. Sorry.”

Carol: “Your mom’s lucky. When they were handing out kids, they gave her the toughest one.”

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Joining the circus

Darcy locates herself in the Westview duty of an escapee in the circus, yet Vision wakes her up as well as she loads him in on his complete background. Now he recognizes the complete injury Wanda knowledgeable in Avengers: Infinity War, having actually eliminated him to quit Thanos from obtaining the Mind Stone, just to enjoy him pass away once more after Thanos turned around time. The flick is so hectic that I had not considered just how awful that would certainly be.

It’s been 5 in- cosmos years considering that those occasions, yet Wanda was amongst those Blipped away as well as just returned a couple of weeks ago So that injury is quite darn fresh.

The SWORD hones

We just obtain a minute with jerk-face acting SWORD supervisor Tyler Hayward (Josh Stamberg), yet he’s established to introduce a strike versus Wanda today. His tough guy discusses that the WandaVision comedy is no more broadcasting– most likely since Wanda is taking her me day or Agatha began obstructing it as she prepared to make her step.

Jimmy likewise does not obtain much to do a lot, yet he validates from Darcy’s e-mail that Hayward wished to bring Vision back on the internet. It inevitably took Wanda’s power to obtain it done.

“Hayward wants his sentient weapon back,” Monica claims.


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The aerospace designer

Fan concepts recommended that Monica’s aerospace designer close friend would certainly be Reed Richards or energy-absorbing hero Blue Marvel– nah, guy. Major Goodner as well as her group are obviously faithful to Monica, yet do not point out helping any person else.

It still means an intrigue of SWORD that’ll stick to Monica, that’ll likely wind up changing Hayward as supervisor afterwards story string caps.


“Nexus, because the world doesn’t revolve around you. Or does it?”

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The advertisement

This episode’s industrial is for the antidepressant Nexus– in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Tony Stark hacks right into the NEXUS Internet Hub to find that JARVIS (the AI that would certainly come to be Vision) spread his man-made awareness throughout the internet to quit Ultron.

In the comics, the Nexus is a cross-dimensional entrance that offers a path to different facts– connecting it to an antidepressant fits with Wanda’s effort to develop her very own truth to leave her injury. This can connect in with upcoming flick Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

“A unique antidepressant that works to anchor you back to your reality. Or the reality of your choice,” the advertisement claims. “Side effects include feeling your feelings, confronting your truth, seizing your destiny and possibly, more depression.”

Just prior to Monica faces Wanda, we see her taking some tablets from a container with a similar-looking tag.

Also in the comics, Wanda is a Nexus Being– something whose power can impact possibility as well as adjustment the circulation of time. Such individuals are kept track of by the Time Variance Authority, a team that’ll show up in the upcoming Loki show.

Observations as well as WTF concerns

  • The introduction riffs on The Office as well as Modern Family.
  • “I know what u are doing Wanda” flashes on the display throughout the introduction, in the design of a ransom money note. It can be a tip that Tommy as well as Billy have actually been abducted.
  • Kathryn Hahn is attributed as one of the vocalists in “It Was ______ All Along,” which seems a whole lot like The Munsters motif song (as well as a little like The Addams Family as well).
  • “I actually did bite a kid once.” Sounds like Agatha requires her very own Disney Plus collection.
  • Objects are moving in between amount of time, which recommends that Wanda is blowing up. Or is Agatha wresting control from her?
  • “Don’t believe anything that man said. He is not your uncle.” After Wanda appeared to approve Pietro, she all of a sudden cautions Tommy as well as Billy regarding him. Did his laid-back viciousness regarding Vision’s fatality tremble her out of her deception?
  • The voices Billy is listening to are the real characters of Westview’s homeowners. Agnes/Agatha is “quiet” since her individuality isn’t being subdued.
  • An understanding Monica appears like she’s getting across Wanda prior to Agatha disrupts, which is with any luck arrangement for Wanda returning from the edge.
  • “Do you think this is maybe what you deserve?” Agatha claims as the job interviewer, recommending she’s penalizing Wanda.
  • You can listen to purring when Wanda strolls by Senor Scratchy the bunny in Agatha’s living-room. The bunny may truly be Agatha’s feline acquainted,Ebony
  • Tommy as well as Billy’s controllers quickly change right into Nintendo GameCube pads– certainly the best ones. They likewise make use of Wii Remotes, yet I do not assume that console requires my public assistance virtually as much.
  • Why really did not Darcy as well as Vision venture out as well as stroll?

Join us for even more Easter eggs as well as monitorings following Friday, when episode 8 of WandaVision hits Disney Plus.

CNET’s Caitlin Petrakovitz added to this wrap-up.