Loki Episode 1: 5 Biggest Talking Points

The Infinity Stones of 2021 are a VERY different beast.

Loki Episode One Film Reel
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After an almost seven-week wait that has felt like forever, the MCU has returned with another series on Disney+, this time featuring the God of Mischief himself.

The inter-dimensional Time Variance Authority have set their sights on Loki after he decided to play around with the timelines, as seen in the events of Avengers: Endgame. One episode of the six-instalment series has arrived and it has already revealed that there is a lot more going on in the background of the MCU than we know.

Owen Wilson's Agent Mobius and Loki have displayed a great deal of chemistry in just one hour, with Marvel fans all very excited to see how the show develops.

As has become tradition with the MCU's Disney+ shows, we are going to break down the biggest talking points from each episode.

And where else is better to start, than the beginning?


-- Full episode 1 spoilers within --

5. Loki Was D.B. Cooper??

Loki Episode One Film Reel
Marvel Studios

We begin with something that was actually revealed in the promotional footage prior to Loki's release:

One of the most infamous unsolved mysteries in history - D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane in 1971 and was never seen again, getting away with 200,000 dollars.

In the opening episode of the third MCU Disney+ series, it is revealed that the mysterious plane hijacker was actually the God of Mischief himself. He claims that he was forced to do it, as he "lost a bet to Thor" when he was young.

This reference serves as a nod to the still-unsolved case and reinforces the knowledge that the Asgardians have been around for a lot longer than most of the heroes we have met in the MCU.

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