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Episode 5 of WandaVision came out this past Friday and WHEW y’all, it was A LOT.


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Sorry, still processing THAT surprise cameo 👀.

Amidst all the chaos unfolding in Westview, this episode’s commercial break was a liiiiittle more cryptic than ones we’ve seen before, and A LOT shadier. Let’s break it down, shall we?


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The commercial is for a paper towel brand called “Lagos.” You might remember Lagos as the location of the opening fight scene in Captain America: Civil War.

The WandaVision Lagos logo and the Lagos location card with Wanda's hand in the background


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At the end of that fight, Brock Rumlow (Crossbones) planned to blow up both himself and Captain America. Lucky for them, Wanda acted quickly to contain the explosion, keeping Steve and the nearby people safe.

Crossbones saying he's taking Captain America with him because it's his time to go, and Wanda containing the explosion with her powers


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Unluckily for everyone else, though, Wanda misdirected the explosion to a nearby building, wrecking it and killing the civilians inside.

The building on fire and Wanda covering her mouth in shock and horror


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Back in the WandaVision commercial, one of the kids knocks over a blood-red drink. You could say she has “blood on her hands” with this mess that needs to be cleaned up, or something like that.

A kid spilling the glass and the side-by-side paper towel brands cleaning it up, saying Lagos is the most absorbent


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The commercial doesn’t just come for Wanda, though. The husband in the commercial knocks over a beer glass, because husbands can have “accidents,” too.

A glass of beer knocked over with the text "husbands can use it too, you know."


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Now, Vision is generally a pretty decent dude. That being said, he’s still made some ~messes~ of his own. Also in Civil War, Vision mistakenly hit Rhodey Rhodes instead of Sam Wilson during the big airport fight scene. This is ultimately what resulted in Rhodey being paralyzed at the end of the movie.

Rhodey telling Vision to make Falcon a glider, Falcon dodging it, and Rhodey getting hit


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The commercial ends with the ever so shady tagline “Lagos — for when you make a mess you didn’t mean to.” Uh yeah, you could definitely say that.

Wanda covering her mouth in shock


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This certainly had me screaming, “oh my god, OH MY GOD!” at my TV, and it looks like I was not alone there.


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This fan also brought up a good question about just how much control Wanda really has in her sitcom when commercials like this air.

Wow, what an episode! Here’s to eagerly awaiting some answers and even more clever commercials in the next one!





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