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Warning: this article contains spoilers for mrs wonder episode three.
mrs wonder‘s third episode might be the best yet as it manages to pack in a ton of story, most of which was new to fans and just loosely pulled from the comics, as well as some awesome standalone scenes. . At the top of the list is an unexpectedly musical action sequence that offers the best use of a classic ’80s song in a streaming series since, well, Strange things last month.
Spoilers to follow!
The scene in question occurs when the Clandestine, a group of djinn who want to use Kamala’s bracelet to return to their own dimension, rob the wedding of our heroine’s brother, Aamir. As Iman Vellani’s leading lady flees the scene and her pursuers chase after her, we get an epic needle drop moment as Jon Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” begins to play. And the fans can’t get enough of it.
It’s one of those songs that makes you want to punch the air.
Petition for Bon Jovi to play in all MCU fight scenes from now on.
More evidence, if the fans needed it, that mrs wonder is the best MCU show to date.
You’re just kidding yourself, haters.
Bon Jovi is about to conquer Kate Bush.
The “Livin’ on a Prayer” scene now ranks right up there with other musical action sequences in the MCU, such as Thor: Ragnarökthe use of Led Zeppelin and doctor strange 2The battle of the piano.
Other highlights of this week’s installment, aside from the success of Bon Jovi, include a possible tease that Kamala really is an Inhuman after all and a sneaky crossover with Shang Chi and the ten rings, which we are still trying to figure out the meaning of. do not miss mrs wonder while continuing on Wednesdays on Disney Plus.