22 Most Iconic Callbacks In “Avengers: Endgame”

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The Infinity Saga is decked up with callbacks from various of its films reappearing in others. However, only true fans know how Marvel cleverly put the maximum of them in the Avengers: Endgame. The most satisfying part of seeing every movie and show in the MCU is getting to say:


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Check out the 22 callbacks in Endgame that were just for the fans:


1) When Sam finally got the chance to say “On your left” back to Steve after hearing it so much in Winter Soldier.

Steve saying, "On your left," to Sam both as he runs past and as he lies in a hospital bed in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Steve hearing Sam say, "On your left," on his comms as a portal appears behind him in Avengers: Endgame

2) When Tony departed the MCU with the same phrase that he started it with.

Tony saying, "The truth is I am Iron Man," in Iron Man and saying, "And I am Iron Man," before snapping in Avengers: Endgame

3) When Steve and Bucky bid each other the same way they did before Bucky left for war in The First Avenger.

Bucky saying, "Don't do anything stupid until I get back," and Steve saying, "How can I? You're taking all the stupid with you," in Captain America: The First Avenger, and them repeating it in Avengers: Endgame with the roles reversed


4) When Steve got tired of using his own catchphrase.

Steve saying, "I can do this all day," twice in The First Avenger, once in Civil War, and once in Endgame, and replying, "Yeah, I know, I know," in Endgame

5) When little Morgan asked Happy to get her cheeseburgers after her dad’s funeral, the same thing Tony asked for after escaping his abductors in the first Iron Man.

Tony Stark saying, "I want an American cheeseburger," in Iron Man and Morgan Stark responding to Happy Hogan asking her what she wants with "Cheeseburgers," in Avengers: Endgame

6) When Steve and Tony proved each other wrong years after their heated argument in The Avengers.

Steve saying, "You're not the guy to make the sacrifice play," and Tony saying, "Everything special about you came out of a bottle," in The Avengers, then Tony dying and Steve wielding Mjolnir in Endgame


7) When Thor gave reference to the iconic shawarma lunch from the Avengers mid-credits scene.

Past Thor saying he and Tony are going for a bit of lunch before he goes to Asgard in Endgame, and the Avengers eating shawarma in The Avengers

8) When Pepper donned the Rescue Armor of the same silvery-blue color as her gown in the first Iron Man movie.

Pepper wearing her backless, v-neck gown she bought herself as a birthday gift from Tony in Iron Man and wearing the Rescue Armor Tony built her in Endgame

9) When Loki brought back his spot-on Captain America impression.

Loki disguised as Steve and saying, "I can feel the righteousness surging," in Thor: The Dark World, and then mocking the way Steve says, "On my way to coordinate search and rescue," in Endgame


10) When Steve almost re-created the iconic elevator fight from Winter Soldier until he realized the one thing he could have said to walk out without fighting.

Steve realizing a fight is coming in Winter Soldier and knocking out everyone in the elevator versus him realizing a fight is coming in Endgame and saying, "Hail Hydra," to get out without fighting

11) When Thor took Thanos’s advice of killing him too seriously in the second attempt 

Thanos saying, "You should have gone for the head," in Avengers: Infinity War, and Thor saying, "I went for the head," in Endgame

12) When Thor confirmed that he knew Steve was worthy enough to lift Mjolnir in the Age of Ultron.

Mjolnir moving a little when Steve pulls in Avengers: Age of Ultron as Thor looks confused, and Thor saying, "I knew it," when Steve summons Mjolnir in Endgame


13) When Peter activated “Instant Kill” again, but on purpose this time.

Peter panicking and saying, "I don't wanna kill anybody," when Karen activates Instant Kill in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Peter saying, "Activate Instant Kill," in Endgame

14) When Tony’s first arc reactor that Pepper Potts turned into a keepsake in Iron Man reappears at his funeral.

The arc reactor with an engraving that says, "Proof that Tony Stark has a heart," first lit and in a glass box in Iron Man, and then unlit and resting on a bouquet in Endgame

15) When James D’Arcy returned to play Edwin Jarvis, Howard Stark’s butler who we first met in Agent Carter TV series.

Jarvis and Peggy Carter in a diner in Agent Carter, and Jarvis opening a car door for Howard Stark in Endgame


16) When Harley, Tony’s friend from Iron Man 3, returned to pay respects at Tony’s funeral.

Harley as a kid with a potato gun in Iron Man 3, and Harley grown up and in a suit at Tony's funeral in Endgame

17) When T’Challa asked Clint for the gauntlet in the Endgame climax. It reveals that he actually did care when Clint introduced himself in the Civil War.

Clint saying, "We haven't met yet, I'm Clint," and T'Challa replying, "I don't care," in Civil War, and then T'Challa saying, "Clint! Give it to me," in Endgame

18) The song that played when Steve and Peggy danced in Endgame was the same song that was played on the stereo when Nick Fury broke into Steve’s apartment in Winter Soldier.

Steve walking into his apartment where Fury is sitting and "It's Been a Long, Long Time" is playing in Winter Soldier, and Steve dancing with Peggy to the same some in Endgame


19) When Scott smiled at Hope after she called Steve “Cap” because she teased him throughout Ant-Man and the Wasp for doing the same thing.

Scott saying, "Cap needed help," and Hope saying, "Cap?" in Ant-Man and the Wasp, and then Hope saying, "We're on it, Cap," which makes Scott smile at her in Endgame

When all of Wanda’s visions from Age of Ultron sort of came true.

Wanda's visions of Steve's shield breaking, Steve dancing with Peggy, and most of Asguard dying in Age of Ultron with the same things happening in Endgame

21) When Cap could finally say the iconic “Avengers, assemble” phrase after teasing it in the Age of Ultron.

Steve getting cut off after saying just "Avengers," in Age of Ultron and then saying, "Avengers, assemble," in Endgame


22) When Stan Lee made his final cameo in the MCU, bringing with him some final advice for Tony and Steve.

A younger Stan Lee driving a car with a "Nuff said" bumper sticker and yelling, "Hey, man! Make love, not war!"

So which of callbacks were your favorite ones from these? Let us know in the comments!

Source: BuzzFeed






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