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Is the language of the TVA, He Who Remains, and all of the printed material in these places in English or Allspeak?

Many years ago, I learned about Allspeak and how the Asgardians used Allspeak which was basically like a magical way that no matter how they spoke, it was translated into the vernacular of the person ...
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Why is there a line in English in Loki's song

In Episode 3, Loki sings an Asgardian drinking song: The lyrics are as follows: Når hun synger hun synger kom hjem Men trærne danser og fosserne stanser When she ...
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How old is the universe in the MCU?

The timescale of history in the MCU has me very confused, for a couple of reasons - but primarily, concerning the history of Asgard and its conflicts. (Note: I do throw in a few other questions in the ...
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Is an explanation ever offered for why Nebula didn't just use her time travel watch?

I'm confused. In Avengers: Endgame, for plot reasons at 1 second to go Nebula is stopped from hitting the time travel button to return to current time and Thanos gets to see her memories. The part ...
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How does He Who Remains dictate what happens?

At a certain point in Season 1 Episode 6 of Loki, He Who Remains no longer knows what's going to happen. Up until this point, he (supposedly) knew exactly what was going to happen at each point. But ...
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Has it ever been suggested that Natasha Romanoff is of the Romanoff Dynasty?

For reference, the House of Romanov (also transcribed Romanoff; Russian: Рома́новы, tr. Románovy, IPA: [rɐˈmanəvɨ]) was the reigning imperial house of Russia from 1613 to 1917. They achieved ...
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How does killing He Who Remains in the future change the past?

In the last episode of Loki, killing He Who Remains changes the reality in the TVA. And he says that killing him will unleash his evil variants. But how? How does killing a person in the future undo ...
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Why did Laura Barton's phone work in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, after everyone is resurrected by the Blip, we find out that the plan worked when Hawkeye gets a call from his wife Laura. Presumably her phone was resurrected along with her, but ...
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Is Thor stronger than Loki?

We get a few fight scenes between Loki and Thor in the MCU. Usually Thor gets the upper hand, but it always seems to me that it's mostly thanks to the fact he has Mjölnir, while Loki posses some ...
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If the TVA exists outside of time, why would it be affected by the ending of episode 6?

As explained in this answer, the TVA exists in a "Supreme Timeline" which is "above" the timelines which they overrule. They are "outside of time", in the sense that they ...
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How do physically different Lokis even exist?

The variant Loki in the show exists because he took the Tesseract. Kid Loki exists because he killed Thor. Sylvie herself didn't do anything to be pruned. The only way she can exist is if Odin ...
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Why is the stack of papers documenting “everything” Loki has “ever said” so small?

In the first episode of Loki (2021) in the Transcript Room, Loki is told to sign a stack of papers documenting every word he has ever said. Loki, being over 1000 years old and quite the talkative type ...
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Are Knull's dragons symbiote-infected dragons or symbiotes in the form of dragons?

The "King in Black" event shows the Symbiote god Knull invading earth with his army of 100,000 Symbiote Dragons. Are these dragons Symbiotes possessing dragon hosts, or are they Symbiotes (...
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What is the Castle at the end of time known as?

In the Loki series we see that there is a castle at the end of time which was protected by Alioth. In that mysterious castle, we see that What is the name of that castle, name of a similar castle at ...
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Why was this offer even made, in the Loki Season 1 finale?

During the final episode of Loki Season 1, after Loki and Sylvie enter the Citadel, He Who Remains sends Miss Minutes to frighten the crap out of the audience negotiate with the pair of them. She ...
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Why were the Infinity Stones powerless in the Time Variance Authority facility?

The Time Variance Authority has lots of Infinity Stones as shown in the first episode. The implication, if memory serves, was that Infinity Stones have no power in the TVA HQ. Why is this? As I ...
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Could have Loki used the Infinity Stones against Alioth?

Alioth was enchanted by Loki and Loki, but not without the sacrifice of Loki we all mourn(*). In the Void, all the magic Loki, Loki, Loki, perhaps the little green Loki, Loki, Loki, and perhaps the ...
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What did Sylvie mean by this line in the Loki (2021) finale?

During the finale, Sylvie tells Loki: Did I miss something in an earlier episode, or was this a mistake on the part of the writers? I know she was "kidnapped" by the TVA, but don't remember ...
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Who is the 4th Sentinel of Time whose statue is broken in the Citadel at the End of Time?

In Loki episode 6, as Loki and Sylvie go deep into the castle, they are in a room with three standing statues (dubbed "Sentinels of Time" by production designer Kasra Farahani) and one that'...
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How did the Loki Variants know Alioth's name?

During Episode 5 of Loki, the Loki Variants refer to Alioth by name several times. In Episode 6, Loki and Sylvie's conversation with He Who Remains seems to suggest that Alioth is the creature's true ...
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What were Natasha's family's undercover names?

I think we can assume that while (maybe arguably?) Natasha and Melina could pass as American names in 1995 Ohio, Alexei and Yelena definitely could not. Do we have any indication what the family's ...
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What caused this character to stop seeing the future?

During the last episode of Loki, we learn that Why couldn't he see the future after then? Did it have something to do with Loki and Sylvie being there? Why does he have that power anyway?
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What is the cartoon show played in Black Widow?

I'm not entirely sure but I believe it's the classic DuckTales cartoon from the late 80s. Which episode is it and does it hold a meaning for the movie?
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Who truly is the character behind the TVA?

I tried to make the title spoiler free, but be warned that there are spoilers for the finale of the TV show Loki ahead! In the finale, we see Sylvie and Loki reach a citadel at the end of time itself. ...
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Did Jane Foster have a falling out with SHIELD?

At the end of Thor (2011), SHIELD promises to give Jane Foster her equipment back, so that she could continue her research. It was not clear (at least to me) if she was going to work with SHIELD, or ...
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What does it mean if a Loki has no or some horns?

In the Loki show on Disney+, some Loki have horns. Some don't. More importantly, Sylvie starts the show with one horn, then goes down to zero. I suspect there is a meaning behind having and not ...
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Why doesn't Loki look like a Frost Giant in the TVA?

In a flashback scene in the movie Thor, we see Odin transforming Loki's appearance from that of a Frost Giant to that of an Asgardian (more here Why does Loki look like he does in the movies?). ...
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Who did Taskmaster's stunts?

There's a pretext for this question which is a spoiler: So Which stunt actor(s) played Taskmaster? Was it different actors for different fighting styles?
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How did Loki create a nexus event in Endgame if Endgame was “supposed to happen”?

From my understanding, a nexus event is when someone does something that goes against the Sacred Timeline, specifically things that have cascading effects. The Avengers' actions in Endgame didn't ...
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Which movie is Natasha watching in Black Widow?

In the movie Black Widow while living in the truck hiding from Thunderbolt Ross, Natasha watches a Bond movie. Which movie is she watching?
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Who are the other smartest people?

In the Ultimate Spiderman series in season 3 it is mentioned that Amadeus Cho is the seventh smartest person. Further, in episode 25 of season 3, we come to know that Leader and MODOK are the fifth ...
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Who is and isn't mind-controlled by the Red Room?

In Black Widow, we learn that the Red Room organization mind-controls at least some of its members, such as the Black Widows and However, at least one member of the organization, Red Guardian, was ...
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What is the MCU Red Guardian's origin?

The history of the Red Guardian is ambiguous, due to his propensity for lying to both others and himself. He claims to have encountered Captain America, though much doubt is placed on this claim. ...
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What is the Taskmaster's sword made up of?

In the TV series Ultimate Spider-Man season 3 also known as Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors when Taskmaster fights Spider-Man he has a glowing sword. Is it a normal sword or is it made of energy or ...
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Who is this character helping Iron Man in Marvel's “What If…?” series?

Marvel just released a trailer for its upcoming What If...? Disney+ series: At 0:15, a guy throws away a Stark Industry bomb which had injured Tony Stark back in 2008. ...
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Who is stuck inside the jar in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki,
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Could Throg survive being locked in a jar?

It is known that Asgardians have an increased lifespan and higher physical endurance compared to that of normal humans. I was wondering if there are any similar displays of physical endurance for ...
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What are these birds in episode 5 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 5 of Loki, we see a species of birds. What are these birds and what is special about them?
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What does this word written on Avengers Tower signify?

In episode 5 of Loki series when we see the void we see many things dumped there like What does this signify?
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Who are these pruned variants in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki TV Show, We see the following characters when Loki opens the bunker hatch. Who are they?
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Why did Odin cast Mjolnir to Earth?

In the first Thor movie, Odin banishes Thor to Earth because he is "unworthy." He then curses Mjolnir, Thor's weapon, to only be able to be wielded by someone he deems as worthy. Having ...
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Who played with the Black Widow's mind?

In Avengers (2012), there is the following dialogue: NATASHA: Clint, you're gonna be alright. CLINT BARTON: You know that? Is that what you know? I got...I gotta go in though. I gotta flush him out. ...
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What is this creature seen at the TVA in episode 1 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 1 of Loki we see a cat in the TVA. Is it a normal cat or a Flerken as shown in Captain Marvel?
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Does Loki exist both in the Sacred Timeline and the branched timeline simultaneously?

In the first episode of Loki, we see that the Loki that was intended to go in the usual timeline has branched off from it and hence caught the attention of the TVA. Now is it possible that because of ...
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What are the different professions in TVA?

In the Loki series in the TVA there people doing different tasks like some are judges, some are analysts, some are like policemen (Minutemen), some people have desk jobs. There are also people who do ...
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Who are these characters shown in post credit scene of Episode 4 of Loki?

In Loki, Season 1 Episode 4 - During the post-credit scene, Loki is greeted by a couple of characters after he wakes up. Who are they?
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Why was Reptil a main character on The Super Hero Squad Show?

The Super Hero Squad Show was a self-aware parody of Marvel comics aimed at children that aired from 2009 to 2011. On a personal note, it helped establish my love of Marvel and its characters. One of ...
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Are there any major MCU characters not based on or references to comics?

It is no secret that the vast majority of characters who appear in the MCU are based on characters from the comics. Sometimes it is their name; sometimes it is their appearance. Sometimes an entire ...
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Are there other comic book characters that stayed dead?

According to Wikipedia, there was once a common expression that "the only people who stay dead in comics are Bucky, Jason Todd, and Uncle Ben." By now, the first two were also resurrected. ...
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Why did Loki lie to Thor that Odin was dead?

In the first Thor film (2011), Loki visits Thor in his exile in Earth and tells him that their father died, that "the burden of the throne" has fallen to him, and that their mother has ...

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