In the latest episode of WandaVision, “In a very special episode …”, the Marvel series seems to explain its curious use of hexagons.
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for WandaVision Episode 5, “In a very special episode …”, now broadcast on Disney +.
WandaVision is a series based on mystery. Since the very first episode of the Disney + series, viewers have been sifting through potential clues in each scene to try to figure out what exactly is going on in the reality of the Westview sitcom. In fact, one of the series’ biggest mysteries has been its curious use of hexagons. The shape was used to frame Wanda and Vision at the end of their episodes, and the warped reality of the city of Westview is also contained in a hexagonal shape.
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As a result, innumerable theories were born to explain the presence of these hexagons in the series, ranging from the resurgence of iron Man 3 The villains target the very Devil of the Marvel Universe, Mephisto. However, in the last episode of the series, WandaVision He may have finally explained his hexagons, and it’s not what anyone expected.
After “We interrupt this broadcast” last week, WandavisionThe most recent episode jumps between the reality of Wanda and Vision’s sitcom and the real world outside Westview, which is being monitored by SWORD and its many agents. When Jimmy Woo began to address the mysteries of Wanda’s reality, he wrote several questions, one of which was why the city was trapped in a hexagonal shape.
It turns out that the agency’s follow-up of Westview revealed that the reality of the sitcom was contained within a perfect hexagonal shape. This was no accident, considering the hexagons also appeared at the end of the episodes of Wanda and Vision’s sitcom as the shape that centered around them to frame the happy couple.
But now, “In a very special episode …” explains the use of hexagons in the series. When referring to the reality of the sitcom at the heart of Westview, Darcy Lewis refers to it as “the curse,” given its hexagonal shape. While the Marvel Cinematic Universe has yet to go into detail about the nature of Scarlet Witch’s abilities, in the comics, her powers are referred to as “hex magic.”
Therefore, the presence of hexagonal shapes in WandaVision it may just be a way to incorporate this hex magic into the series while it makes sense. Of course, it is always possible that there is a larger meaning behind the hexagons, but sometimes, the simplest explanation is the one that makes the most sense.
Written by Jac Schaeffer and directed by Matt Shakman, WandaVision stars Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as Vision, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau and Kathryn Hahn like Agnes. New episodes airing Fridays on Disney +.
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