So it turns out that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is ultimately a story about the use of might for right, and who gets to decide the meaning of either.
In the penultimate episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, titled “Truth,” we find out that the truth will set you free, if you can get past it pissing you off.
This episode lays everything out on the table, with a gripping story about how great power can corrupt greatly, at any turn, revealing the strengths and vulnerabilities of each character.
The exposition is very heavy in this one, because it has to be—there are only three episodes (!) left. It’s worth it just to see Zemo dancing, though.
In the second episode of Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the two lead characters finally share the screen, but the only thing they can agree on is how much the new Captain America sucks. A primer and post-op for Falcon #2.
We’re only one episode in, but so far The Falcon and the Winter Soldier doing a great job of navigating the new post-Endgame Marvel reality.
We’ve reached the present day in terms of television influences, with touches of The Office and Modern Family, both known for the gimmick referred to in the episode’s title.
They’re celebrating Halloween in Westview, with a new WandaVision episode that’s creepy, enthralling, and— just to throw another holiday into the mix—full of Easter eggs for comic-book fans.