Spoilers below. Proceed at your own risk. The final episode of WandaVision It came and went and, as expected, the Disney + servers crashed as countless MCU fans competed to see if weeks of hype would rack up anything. And while we got to see the Scarlet Witch in all her glory and all the baddies were defeated in the end, it did nothing to counter the aftertaste of disappointment, leaving many fans divided on whether or not the series actually delivered what it promised.

While there were many expectations associated with the end of WandaVision, many of them were the result of fan theories. So what we’ll talk about is all the hype the show itself and its stars generated, just to usher in a pretty anti-climactic ending.

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The missing person from Jimmy Woo’s witness protection was just a petty nobody

WandaVision based Jimmy Woo and Monica Rambeau’s entry on this missing person, but when the ending comes, the mid-credits scene, and the post-credits scene, there’s no hint who it could be. You will recall that the reason Jimmy became involved with SWORD was because somehow not only the witness had disappeared, but also his living friends, family, and associates. outside Westview had forgotten that it exists.

Given that Wanda was too heartbroken to realize that she had created the pseudo-reality that held the townspeople captive, when and how did she come up with the afterthought to erase the memories of those who lived outside of Westview? These queries were never resolved. It appears that this missing person was just a plot device to get Jimmy from Oakland to Westview, New Jersey and it appears that Marvel Studios performed a lot of fakes as a result of WandaVision.

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The true identity of fake Pietro

The introduction of Evan Peters as X-Men Quicksilver in the MCU universe was not just an unfounded theory from fans, as the audio description of Episode 5 clearly stated that “… Wanda watches Pietro’s version of the movies. of X-Men “. But, that Quicksilver does not take its true form is not the real problem, the problem is that it was chosen that way. WandaVision He could sneak into a dirty joke that’s just a play with his real name: Ralph Boehner.

Now we are concerned that the incorporation of JK Simmons, Jamie Fox and Alfred Molina in Spider-man: No way home It could also end up being a not-so-fun punchline.

Hayward’s meat with Wanda was never made

While Hayward was surely a conceited leader, he reserved a special hatred for Wanda and other superpowered beings. The show never really touched the core of its antagonistic behavior towards those who do the right thing. He just walked in, got unnecessarily villainous, and then BAM! he was arrested … but for what?

The proof that he mocked the Vision’s living will was erased the second the White Vision mysteriously flew away, and technically, Wanda is still the wrong person to hijack an entire city. If you look at it subjectively, Hayward was just trying to save people by stopping Wanda, he wasn’t doing anything wrong. So unless his own people turn against him, there is no serious reason for his arrest. Remember that while Darcy had the proof of Project Cataract, he supposedly lost it the moment Wanda spread her false reality in Episode 6. So her arrest was just a hasty “moment of justice”?

They made Darcy disappear for no reason

Now this is a personal annoyance to us. The character was simply brought in as fan service, as she only got a few scenes, rammed an ice cream truck into Hayward’s vehicle, uttered “enjoy prison” (it seems her words made her arrest happen), and then simply He disappeared because, wait for it, “interrogations are for the weak.” Seriously? That doesn’t make it look great, but it does give the feeling that the final episode was written at random.

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The cameo was Paul Bettany himself

Paul Bettany kept promoting that there will be a cameo from an actor that he always wanted to work with. Along with Elizabeth Olsen’s teasing of a “Luke-Skywalker moment”, everyone expected a huge blast from the past to show its face. But it turns out that Bettany was simply trolling viewers as the cameo was just for him, just like the White Vision. While the appearance of the White Vision mitigates our disappointment here, it was still disheartening to learn that WandaVision I was not going to achieve something like The mandalorianSeason 2 finale.

The disappointing fight between Agatha Harkness and Wanda

Agatha Harkness was created as someone who was even stronger than Thanos, as Wanda’s magical attacks have no effect on her and she just took them as if they were candy. But the resulting fight between her and Wanda was just a bunch of disappointing visuals compared to the quality we’ve seen on shows like The mandalorian.

The sequence in which it happened was also quite disappointing: Wanda first decided to remove her hex from Westview, realized that it would also end Vision and his twins, recast it again, fought Agatha, defeated her, and then removed everyone’s hex. modes. The stakes were the same, but suddenly his character managed to grow or suddenly rose from his pain to make the right decision.

How can Wanda not face some kind of justice for what she did to the people of Westview?

Although whatever Wanda did was the result of her immense pain from losing Vision, that doesn’t justify the fact that she caused unfathomable pain to the people of Westview. She committed a crime and although Monica and Jimmy were on her side, they do not rule the rest of the forces of order. In the past, whenever the Avengers committed an act that caused more destruction and saved fewer lives (such as the Lagos incident), they were held accountable for their actions. But despite all that, Wanda just flew away.

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There have also been viewers who felt betrayed by the fact that WandaVision did not configure the multiverse. While we’re also upset, the show never promised to do the same, if you don’t count the performance by Evan Peters, who was X-Men Quicksilver as the fake Pietro, and the dozens of references to Mephisto, Nightmare, Chthon, or Kang the Conqueror.

Like an everything, WandaVision it was actually just Wanda against her pain. And as promised, it leads to Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness– The astral projection of the Scarlet Witch in the post-credits scene hearing her supposedly non-existent twins calling for help sets a stage of tearing apart the multiverse by searching for them and causing the madness destined to take place in the next Doctor Strange movie. All episodes of WandaVision are currently broadcasting on the official Disney + app.

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