Wanda Takes Staycation in Latest WandaVision Clip
True Believers! It’s Thaumaturgy Thursday at MarvelBlog, and that means we have the latest from the suburb of Westview. A staycation? In the latest clip released for Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, Wanda Maximoff decides to take a quarantine-style staycation after last week’s “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!”
Take a peek at the latest clip from WandaVision Episode 7 below, and catch the all-new episode streaming exclusively on Disney+ on Friday, February 19th, 2021.
With only three (possibly) hour long episodes of WandaVision left in the mini-series, there are still many parts of the story that remain unanswered. This morning, Disney+ released a scene from tomorrow’s episode of the modern mutant family (with the introduction of Evan Peters as maybe-Pietro into the Marvel Cinematic Universe this seems like more of a possibility than ever).
The Modern Mutant Family
So far, each episode has played homage to a different era of sitcoms, and today’s clip offers the first taste of the show’s take on the 2000s. As always, Elizabeth Olsen, who plays the titular Wanda (A.K.A. Scarlet Witch), is showing off her acting chops, as she once again transforms herself for the new decade. After her Mia Farrow-inspired performance in the ’70s episode, and this week’s cynical take on the sitcom universe of the ’00s is sure to show off the star’s talents even more.
The latest clip from Disney+ reveals that tomorrow’s episode will heavily homage ABC’s Modern Family, which aired from 2009 to 2020, and starred Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguseon, and Ty Burreell among others.
Staycation Clip: “We’ve All Been There”
The WandaVision trailer mimics the single-camera style of Modern Family, as well as the confessional mockumentary interview segments. Wanda explains to the camera that some days you just want to stay in bed before it switches to a scene of her pulling the cover’s over her head. Of course, in this context, she means she is taking a “staycation” as a form of self-imposed “punishment” for purposefully expanding the Hex’s borders well past Ellis Avenue.
Now, in a sitcom world that allows women to be more personal and more powerful, Wanda is suddenly more comfortable discussing her abilities with the at-home audience. In her monologue, it reveals a lot of information about the forthcoming episode, but also raises a ton of questions. Like, WHERE IS VISION??
But mainly, when her boys, Billy (Julian Hilliard) and Tommy (Jett Klyne), come running in to complain that their video game controllers are cycling through the decades uncontrollably – morphing from GameCube controllers to Atari Controllers to UNO Cards – and it’s causing Tommy’s head to hurt.
Billy complains that it’s “really noisy” in his head, and maybe that’s because he seems to have more advanced psychokinetic abilities than his mother (at least in her not enhanced state). And that’s a problem Wanda just can’t avoid, no matter how far she pulls the covers up over her head.
What do you think is happening inside the Hex? Who do you think is responsible for the changing game controllers and other oddities inside the town of Westview? Is Wanda’s self-imposed staycation really necessary? Let us know in the comments section!