Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special Twist spoiled by now-removed Marvel: Legends episodes on Disney Plus
Marvel was forced to remove two TV episodes from Disney Plus after spoiling a major MCU reveal.
The studio released earlier this week Marvel Studios: Legends a compilation clip series intended to give fans a recap of past events ahead of the studio’s upcoming releases.
The new episodes, released Wednesday (November 23), shine a spotlight on Drax the Destroyer and Mantis, played in the Guardians of the Galaxy series by Dave Bautista and Pom Klementeiff, respectively.
However, one of the clips shown in both episodes was actually a deleted scene, revealing a fairly large plot detail that was withheld for the Guardian one-off Christmas special that was released just two days later (November 25).
*Spoilers to follow – you have been warned*
The scene in question was originally removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (2017).
Mantis shared her surprising connection to a fellow character. As highlighted by MCU directIn the scene, Drax says of Chris Pratt’s Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, “Why don’t you want me to tell him? He should know that you are his sister.”
Mantis replies, “Our only connection is the source of his greatest shame. I do not think so.”
The shame Mantis alludes to is the fact that her father is the villain ego played by Kurt Russell volume 2.
At the time of writing, the episodes are no longer available to stream, with the latest episodes dedicated to T’Challa, Shuri, and the Dora Milaje Black Panther: Wakandas Forever‘s release earlier this month.
Fans reacted to the removal on Twitter, with one person writing, “This Mantis reveal definitely shouldn’t be there.”
The Independent has reached out to Disney for comment.
Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas Specialwhich, like the most recent release, is billed as a “special presentation”. werewolf at night, is now available to stream on Disney Plus.
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