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What does "One sought to be a dentist now is sleeping with the fish" refer to?

One of the main characters in the famous Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas special with stop motion animation that first aired December 6, 1964 was Hermey, an Elf who left Santa's workshop ...
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How did Gamora survive this action by Iron Man?

From all we can see about how the stones work there's no reason to believe Tony would've needed to know anything about Gamora. His goal was to destroy Thanos' army, she wasn't part of that army, that'...
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Do the Avengers inadvertently cause (planned) timeline prunings in Endgame?

No. What the Avengers did was supposed to happen, according to He Who Remains, via the TVA / Judge Ravonna Renslayer. Judge Renslayer confirmed that the Avengers' actions were part of the TVA's plan. ...
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Where do Loki and the Space Stone end up?

They end up at the Time Variance Authority's (TVA) headquarters. The TV series Loki (2021) reveals what happened to the Loki who escaped with the Space Stone in Avengers: Endgame. He was captured by ...
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How does the Sacred Timeline from Loki relate to the Multiverse from other MCU properties?

did the events of Loki allow the events of the two movies to occur by creating the multiverse that is seen in both films[…]? Yes, the events of Loki are directly connected to the multiverse that is ...
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Which Marvel character is "some guy from Egypt"?

Currently, it is unknown / unclear. Jasper Sitwell's line is not "some guy from Egypt", it's "a TV anchor in Cairo". At the time of writing, it wasn't made clear who the person ...
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What is the history of the Tesseract in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking into account the events of 'Captain Marvel'?

Here is the history of the Tesseract and the Space Stone, based on Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline: March 1942 | Not For the Eyes of Ordinary Men As total war rages ...
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Did Strange Supreme's power accruing scene include any significant cameo?

Slash Film conducted an interview with Ryan Meinerding -- the VP and Creative Director of Visual Development at Marvel Studios -- and as far as he knew, the creatures in question were all brand new ...
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Did the Avengers stay to have lunch with Tony?

They did not stay for lunch. In his (in-universe) autobiography Scott Lang describes the encounter: Tony interrupted, “That’s right, Scott: I won’t even. I can’t.” Well, what could I say to that? I ...
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Why didn’t Iron Man just fly away from Thanos, after retrieving Infinity Stones?

Scott Lang, in his official (in-universe) autobiography Look out for the Little Guy! gives us an overview of the battle. In short, Thanos' troops are everywhere, the fight is not going well for the ...
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Is Spider-Man: Homecoming correct in saying it takes place 8 years after the Battle of New York?

No. Officially, Spider-Man: Homecoming took place in Fall 2016, 4 years after the Battle of New York (Spring 2012) in The Avengers. The date shown in Spider-Man: Homecoming was an error. The book, ...
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When is Doctor Strange actually set?

2016–2017 Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline, a guidebook by Marvel Studios, reveals how Doctor Strange (2016) fits into the chronological order of the MCU events. Here is ...
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Was the "Iron Man" video phone technology ever used in real life?

Yes. Actually, I used that flip phone in 2006: ‘Cyon KH-1400’. (Cyon is a retired mobile phone brand under LG.)
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What happened to Captain Marvel's cat?

We finally got to see Goose again in The Marvels, the 2023 sequel to Captain Marvel. The movie explained that Goose, the adorable but deadly Flerken, had been living with Maria Rambeau, Carol Danvers’ ...
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Do vanished people know what happened after the Snap?

No, the vanished people were completely unaware of what happened to them or the world in the last five years. For them, it felt like they blinked and woke up in a different time. The MCU gives us ...
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Why do Skrulls' clothing not return to their original form when they die?

Skrulls’ clothes don’t transform when they die because their clothes are not part of their bodies. When a Skrull dies, their body reverts to its natural form, but their clothing remains the same as ...
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Why did Hank Pym choose Scott Lang?

Scott Lang was the perfect candidate to be Ant-Man. Hank Pym had done his research on Scott and found out that Scott was not only a brilliant thief, but also highly skilled in electronics. He also ...
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Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe Earth-199999 or Earth-616?

It's “616” or the “Sacred Timeline”, officially. According to the official book Marvel Studios’ The Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline, the main MCU universe is designated as “616” or the ...
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Is it public knowledge that the Avengers went back in time?

No. The public was not aware of the Avengers’ time travel until Scott Lang revealed it in his book, Look Out For The Little Guy! where he recounts his experience of being part of the time heist and ...
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In Spider-Man No Way Home, how did *this villain* come into this universe?

There's a throwaway line in the film about him "absorbing data". Possibly that data included Spider-Man's secret identity. "I was whoopin' Spider-Man's ass, he'll tell you! And then, ...
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Do books have astral forms?

The script has this to say on the subject WONG: Mr. Strange. What do you want? STRANGE: Books on Astral projection. [snip] INT. STRANGE'S CELL - PRE-DAWN Strange ASTRAL PROJECTS while reading a book. ...
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How many biological children does Odin have in MCU canon?

At this point we have no specific knowledge of any other children of Odin, other than those you've already mentioned. Odin had Hela with an unspecified mother, Thor with Frigga and adopted Loki.
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Why didn't the villain repair his own injuries?

The same question could be asked of Nebula, once she was freed of Thanos influence, as all those cybernetics implant were a reminder of Thanos influence and torture. So we can assume that 'magical ...
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What was the first canonical event to be referenced in an MCU movie that occurred in non-movie MCU media?

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness referencing WandaVision One of the first, if not the first, instances of an MCU movie referencing a canonical event that occurred in non-movie MCU media was ...
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Why did Widow tell Carter to hurry up?

Widow has extended the Quinjet's dive-brakes to slow her descent as much as possible. She's now relying on Carter making her and Steve's profile as aerodynamic as possible so that their airspeed ...
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Unexpected Turn in Loki Season 2 Finale: The First Unseen Event by 'He Who Remains'

I believe the one thing Kang didn't see, or saw it and wanted it to happen, was Loki not fighting and undoing Sylvie's actions in the past, but finding a way to live and thrive with it in the future, ...
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What happened to many of the people in unfortunate places when snapped back?

This answer by TheLethalCarrot over on Science Fiction & Fantasy SE covers this. Quoted for completeness... Jon Watts, the director for Spider-Man: Far From Home touched on this a bit in a few ...
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What combat abilities did the High Evolutionary demonstrate?

As he explains during the confrontation on Counter-Earth, he wears a suit that allows him to control gravity. I aim some small part of my mental capacity back in my own direction, and now, gravity ...
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Where did Falcon's pistols go?

This was addressed by the show's director Kari Skogland. The decision was consciously taken to dial down the use of guns, ostensibly to make the show 'smarter' for audiences and less reliant on ...
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Did people feel pain when they died in Infinity War?

No, they did not feel any pain. We can see this from the perspective of several characters who experienced it and came back in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame. For instance, Yelena Belova was ...
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