WARNING: Spoilers for Loki will probably be discovered beneath.
Choosing up the place final week’s mind-blowing post-credits scene left off, the fifth episode of Loki, “Journey into Thriller,” was a jam-packed journey stuffed with so many memorable moments and Easter eggs that Marvel followers can barely sustain with all of them. After being “pruned,” Tom Hiddleston’s Loki finds himself in a “Void” world the place the Time Variance Authority has mainly been dumping folks and relics that now not belong on the Sacred Timeline. Besides not solely does that embrace a seize bag of Loki Variants, however the panorama is actually peppered with simply probably the most quantity of Easter eggs the MCU has ever seen.
Whereas some hidden gems have been clearly extra thrilling than others, there have been clearly two Easter eggs that melted probably the most minds on Twitter: Frog Thor and the Thanos Copter. Dropping them into “Journey into Thriller” was greater than a visible deal with although. It signaled the MCU’s latest pattern of paying homage to traditional comedian ebook moments. (Assume the Halloween costumes in WandaVision and the arrival of White Imaginative and prescient.) And we’ll circle again to that subject in a second.
— VishalSid⋓ (@Vishalsiddu1) July 7, 2021
“Journey into Thriller” additionally reunited Loki and Mobius, whose relationship already has its personal fan identify, “Lokius,” and man, have been these folks stoked to see these two characters hug.
— Carol ४ loki period ♡ (@carolxloki) July 7, 2021
Heck, even Sophia Di Martino’s Sylvie is Workforce Lokius.
“Journey into Thriller” additionally launched Child Loki, who notably survived the episode’s ultimate moments placing much more items into place for Younger Avengers within the MCU. However extra importantly, people didn’t anticipate his Nexus occasion to be killing Thor.
After being overestimated in trailers and promo spots, President Loki additionally confirmed up, however just for a short second. Nonetheless, that was greater than sufficient for followers to demand extra of this cock-sure, and now handless prince.
However of all of the Variants, Richard E. Grant’s Previous Loki ended up being absolutely the showstopper. Decked out within the traditional Loki costume from the comics, Previous Loki introduced down the home and demonstrated that Loki is extra highly effective than anybody, together with himself, ever realized.
— _marvel.dc.geeks_ (@GeeksDc) July 7, 2021
Previous Loki spent his entire life betraying others till he acquired uninterested in it, he wished to get out of his self-imposed exile and TVA would not let him, however in the long run if he did handle to redeem himself, for the primary time we see a Loki obtain his superb objective #Loki #LokiWednesdays pic.twitter.com/BNnjQEjmZJ
— kathyanhy (@kathyanhy) July 7, 2021
That being mentioned, there’s a darkish horse contender for the most effective Loki Variant regardless that his identify didn’t find yourself being Croki. We’ll let that slide.