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I've watched Endgame, and all of the prior MCU, and thoroughly enjoyed all the visual callbacks. If I wanted to show a non-devotee the film and have them 'get' all the references, then what would they need to have seen?

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    I'm inclined to think this is too broad since practically every MCU property (Netflix & AoS aside) is referenced in the movie.
    – Paulie_D
    Commented Apr 29, 2019 at 9:04

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  • Avengers (Assemble)

    • Battle of New York: famous circle scene.
    • Finale cornering Loki at top of Stark Tower scene.
  • Thor: Dark World

    • Thor sneaking across the prison floor in front of Loki.
    • Talking to his mother
  • Guardians of The Galaxy (Vol. 1)

    • Star Lord originally stealing the Power Stone.


  • Iron Man

    • "I am Iron Man" final line
    • Post-credits clanks
  • CA: First Avenger

    • Dancing with Peggy
    • Seeing Peggy in the 70's military base.
    • Red Skull introduced and teleported to Vormir (arguably a retcon)
  • CA: Winter Soldier

    • SHIELD Strike Team
    • Elevator scene
    • Hail Hydra
    • Pierce in the lobby.
  • Avengers: Infinity War

    • Thor going for the head.
  • Agent Carter

    • Jarvis introduced (he appears in 1970)
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    Hm, actually I edited in the IM line but I'm not sure whether that falls into what you meant?
    – Jenayah
    Commented Apr 29, 2019 at 8:51

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