10 Most Meta MCU Moments Ever

8. The Spider-Men Pointing At Each Other

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Even before Spider-Man: No Way Home was released, a lot of fans placed informal bets that the film would feature some sort of reference to the iconic "Spider-Man pointing at Spider-Man" meme, where an image from a 1960s Spider-Man cartoon shows two people in Spidey costumes pointing at each other.

This was lovingly and slyly recreated in No Way Home, then, when the three Spider-Men - played by Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland - teamed up to synthesise cures for the corrupted multiversal supervillains.

At one moment, MCU Peter's pal Ned Leeds (Jacob Batalon) shouts to Peter, at which point all three of them respond before assuming he's talking to another Peter. At this moment, each Peter is pointing at another Peter, in a glorious big-budget recreation of one of the most enduring memes there is.

The original meme was also more faithfully recreated in a publicity still for the film's home video release. You love to see it.


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