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* MySignificantSenseIsTingling: The whole reason Agatha came to Westview is because she sensed the "afterglow" of all the high-level spells that Wanda subconsciously cast to create the Hex and wanted to investigate.

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* MySignificantSenseIsTingling: MySignificanceSenseIsTingling: The whole reason Agatha came to Westview is because she sensed the "afterglow" of all the high-level spells that Wanda subconsciously cast to create the Hex and wanted to investigate.

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->''"Sometimes the only way forward is to go back."''
-->-- '''Agatha'''


* MoodWhiplash: See JumpScare above. However, this is played with, as given the context of the scene loyal MCU fans who already knew Wanda's backstory, as well as observant viewers who remembered what Jimmy said happened to her parents in Episode 6, could easily guess as to what was about to happen. This adds a layer of intense dread and a feeling of impending doom to an otherwise cute scene of a young Wanda happily watching an old sitcom with her family.
* MundaneUtility: Agatha seems disappointed in the fact that Wanda, whom she refers to as the legendary Scarlet Witch, is using [[RealityWarper her control of Chaos Magic]] to create her perfect suburban existence, instead of something grander.

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* MoodWhiplash: See JumpScare above. However, this is played with, as given the context of the The cute scene loyal MCU fans of a young Wanda happily watching an old sitcom with her family is interrupted by the explosion that destroys the Maximoffs' home, kills the parents, and leaves the kids waiting for another bomb to go off and kill them as well. The viewers who already knew know Wanda's backstory, as well as observant viewers who remembered what Jimmy said happened to her parents in Episode 6, could backstory can easily guess as to what was is about to happen. This happen; this adds a layer of intense dread and a feeling of impending doom to an otherwise cute scene of a young Wanda happily watching an old sitcom with her family.
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* MundaneUtility: Agatha seems disappointed in the fact that mocks Wanda, whom she refers to as the legendary Scarlet Witch, is for using [[RealityWarper her control of Chaos Magic]] to create her perfect suburban existence, instead of something grander.


* BeyondTheImpossible: As part of her interrogation of Wanda, Agatha lists off all the reasons that the Hex should be impossible. It is too big, it affects too many people, it is too complex, it is ''on autopilot'', and it is all created and managed by a single witch who doesn't even know the basics of witchcraft. She wants to know how Wanda did something that should not be possible.

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* BeyondTheImpossible: As part of her interrogation of Wanda, Agatha lists off all the reasons that the Hex should be impossible. It is too big, it affects too many people, it is too complex, it is ''on autopilot'', operates "on autopilot," and it is all created and managed by a single witch who doesn't even know the basics of witchcraft. She wants to know how Wanda did something that should not be possible.


* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing." [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]] Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.

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* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing." [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]] magical.[[/labelnote]] Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.


* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]]. Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.

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* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing "hexing." [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]]. magical[[/labelnote]] Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.


* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: A magical version. As her scene with Hayward makes clear, Wanda never thought she had the power to bring Vision back to life. She created the Hex and created a new Vision completely by accident and without any conscious intent, having never realized just how much power she wielded.
* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing" [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]]. Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.

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* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: A magical version. As her scene with Hayward makes clear, Wanda never thought she had the power to bring Vision back to life. She created the Hex and created a new re-created Vision from scratch, completely by accident and without any conscious intent, having never realized just how much power she wielded.
* DoingInTheScientist: Up until now, Wanda's powers had an explanation loosely anchored in science, being empowered through HYDRA's experimentation with the Mind Stone, and them being psionic in nature instead of "hexing" "hexing [[labelnote:*]]Though WordOfGod is that they were always magical[[/labelnote]]. Here, Agatha theorizes that Wanda always had an affinity for magic, presuming that Wanda unconsciously used a probability hex to keep the Stark missile from exploding when she was a child. Exposure to the Mind Stone merely amplified this affinity to a level she could use to create the Hex.


* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: A magical version. Wanda created the Hex completely by accident, having never realized just how much power she wielded.

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* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: A magical version. As her scene with Hayward makes clear, Wanda never thought she had the power to bring Vision back to life. She created the Hex and created a new Vision completely by accident, accident and without any conscious intent, having never realized just how much power she wielded.

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* FiveStagesOfGrief: Each of Wanda's flashbacks highlight how Wanda experienced all but one of these stages throughout a lifetime of loss.
** '''Denial:''' Following the first flashback, the adult Wanda refuses to believe her burgeoning magical powers prevented the supposedly dud Stark missile from going off.
** '''Anger:''' The second flashback in Agatha’s words: “Your reaction to the bombing of your civilian apartment building and the murder of your parents was to join an anti-freedom terrorist organization?”
** '''Depression:''' The third flashback shows Wanda's ongoing sadness following Pietro's death and how Vision first connected with her by comforting her in her grief.
** '''Bargaining:''' The final flashback shows Wanda going to S.W.O.R.D. headquarters asking (with varying degrees of forcefulness) for Vision’s body, so that [[DueToTheDead she can bury him]] and hopefully find closure. Though Director Hayward refuses her request, she could’ve taken the body if she believed it would've made her feel better, but she realizes it wouldn't.
** '''Acceptance:''' None of the flashbacks show this, but the process of revisiting her history of losses and realizing how she created Hex Westview ultimately brings her to this place. Her growing acceptance is demonstrated by her developing willingness to walk through each door. Wanda went from being [[IHaveYourWife coerced]] into walking through the first door, to reluctantly walking through the second door, to normally walking through the third door, to boldly walking through the final door.


* AngstNuke: Thanks to Agatha's forcing Wanda to relive her recent past, we see Wanda breaking down and her powers going haywire after all she has lost, creating the Hex as well as the Vision that we have been watching [[AchievementInIgnorance by complete accident]].
** The scene is foreshadowed during Monica's debrief in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode5OnAVerySpecialEpisode "On A Very Special Episode"]].

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* AngstNuke: Thanks to Agatha's Agatha forcing Wanda to relive her recent past, we see Wanda breaking down emotionally and her powers going haywire after all she has lost, creating the Hex as well as the Vision that we have been watching [[AchievementInIgnorance by complete accident]].
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accident]]. The scene is foreshadowed during Monica's debrief in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode5OnAVerySpecialEpisode "On A Very Special Episode"]].



** It looks like Agatha will [[BurnTheWitch be burned at the stake]] for being a witch in 1600s Salem. Then it turns out that she's part of a whole ''coven'' of witches, and they're executing one of their own.

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** It looks like Agatha will [[BurnTheWitch be burned at the stake]] for being a witch in 1600s Salem. Then it turns out that she's part of a whole ''coven'' of witches, and they're executing one of their own.own for practicing ''dark'' magic that she had no business even knowing about.



* BeamOWar: After a one-sided case in the coven's attempted execution of Agatha, a straight-up one featuring her against her mother.

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* BeamOWar: After Agatha takes part in two. The first is a one-sided case in the coven's attempted execution of Agatha, her. The second is a straight-up one featuring her against her mother.mother.
*BeyondTheImpossible: As part of her interrogation of Wanda, Agatha lists off all the reasons that the Hex should be impossible. It is too big, it affects too many people, it is too complex, it is ''on autopilot'', and it is all created and managed by a single witch who doesn't even know the basics of witchcraft. She wants to know how Wanda did something that should not be possible.



** Back in Episode 1, Wanda and Vision drive into Westview together and spot a house to live in, with Wanda using magic to buy their new home. Wanda drives in alone when she actually goes, having just seen Vision's broken body, the neighborhood is dilapidated, and Wanda drops to her knees sobbing in the empty lot their house was supposed to be built on. Her chaos magic not only builds the house in her grief but reshapes the rest of Westview along with it.

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** Back in Episode 1, Wanda and Vision drive into Westview together and spot a house to live in, with Wanda using magic to buy their new home. In reality, Wanda drives in alone when she actually goes, alone, having just seen Vision's broken body, the body. The neighborhood is dilapidated, and Wanda drops to her knees sobbing in the empty lot their house was supposed to be built on. Her chaos magic not only builds the house in her grief but reshapes the rest of Westview along with it.



** Wanda may have created the Hex and magically controls every person in Westfield, but she did so in a [[AngstNuke burst of uncontrollable grief]]. Furthermore, it's heavily implied deep down, she feels she's making their lives better since she saw how miserable and run-down they were before making their lives a cheerful romcom. Fake Pietro noted in the Halloween episode that she tries to make them as comfortable as possible. When she sees Agatha [[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals slowly torture and kill a small bird]] ''on purpose'', Wanda is visibly horrified.

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** Wanda may have created the Hex and magically controls every person in Westfield, but she did so in a [[AngstNuke burst of uncontrollable grief]]. Furthermore, it's heavily implied deep down, she feels she's making their lives better since she saw how miserable and run-down they were before making their lives a cheerful romcom. Fake Pietro noted in the Halloween episode that she tries to make them as comfortable as possible.possible, even creating better jobs for them. When she sees Agatha [[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals slowly torture and kill a small bird]] ''on purpose'', Wanda is visibly horrified.



* GreenEyedMonster: It's strongly implied that Agatha envies Wanda's raw power. She notes with disgust that it took her ''years'' to study basic illusions that Wanda does perfectly on a wide scale [[HardWorkHardlyWorks on pure instinct]], with no formal magical training whatsoever.

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* GreenEyedMonster: It's strongly implied that Agatha envies Wanda's raw power. She notes with disgust that it took her ''years'' to study basic illusions that Wanda does perfectly on a wide scale [[HardWorkHardlyWorks [[TheGift on pure instinct]], with no formal magical training whatsoever.



* InTheHood: The witches that capture Agatha wear [[BlackCloak black cloaks]] with big hoods.

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* InTheHood: The witches that capture Agatha wear [[BlackCloak black cloaks]] with big hoods.hoods during the formal trial and execution.



* JustThinkOfThePotential: S.W.O.R.D has dismantled Vision's body because he's the most sophisticated android on Earth (and his vibranium is worth billions), much to Wanda's horror.

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* JustThinkOfThePotential: S.W.O.R.D has dismantled Vision's body because he's the most sophisticated android on Earth (and his vibranium is worth billions), much to Wanda's horror. Now they've brought him back to "life", so to speak.



*MySignificantSenseIsTingling: The whole reason Agatha came to Westview is because she sensed the "afterglow" of all the high-level spells that Wanda subconsciously cast to create the Hex and wanted to investigate.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The reason S.W.O.R.D. brings back Vision's remains as a sentient weapon under Project Cataract is due to them siphoning the Chaos Magic from the destroyed drone that Wanda tossed at them in Episode 5.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The reason S.W.O.R.D. brings back is able to animate Vision's remains as a sentient weapon under Project Cataract is due to them siphoning the Chaos Magic energy from the destroyed drone that Wanda tossed at them in Episode 5.



** Agatha is a magic user, as was her mother, and they were part of a coven of witches in Salem. It seems they are distinct from the [[Film/DoctorStrange2016 Sorcerers of Kamar Taj.]]
** Agatha identifies Wanda as a witch of chaos magic, which even to other mages is near unheard of. She deems Wanda the Scarlet Witch, a kind of [[TheChosenOne chosen one]] apparently.

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** Agatha is a magic user, as was her mother, and they were part of a coven of witches in Salem. It seems they are distinct from the [[Film/DoctorStrange2016 Sorcerers of Kamar Taj.]]
]] They are also mages who had to study for years to gain their powers.
** Agatha identifies Wanda as a witch of chaos magic, which even to other mages is near unheard of. She deems Wanda the Scarlet Witch, a kind of [[TheChosenOne chosen one]] apparently. Thus, Wanda uses magic via TheGift, lacking formal training.



* ReflectiveEyes: When Wanda encounters the Mind Stone for the first time and presumably sees herself in her classic comic book outfit, the reflection of it is seen in her eyes.

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* ReflectiveEyes: ReflectiveEyes:
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When Wanda encounters the Mind Stone for the first time and presumably sees herself in her classic comic book outfit, the reflection of it is seen in her eyes.



* SalemIsWitchCountry: In Agatha's flashback, we see she lived with her mother and a coven of other witches in Salem in 1693. Young Agatha apparently broke some magical law and caused a problem for the coven, and so they are executing her. But Agatha proved more powerful than they realized, and she sucked the life and magic out of all of them, granting her the powers we've seen her use in the present day.

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* SalemIsWitchCountry: In Agatha's flashback, we see she lived with her mother and a coven of other witches in Salem in 1693. Young Agatha apparently broke some magical law and caused a problem for the coven, and so they are executing her. But Agatha proved more powerful than they realized, and she sucked the life and magic out of all of them, granting her the level of powers we've seen her use in the present day.



* UnskilledButStrong: As Agatha explores Wanda's memories during the episode, she realizes that Wanda has no magical training or knowledge whatsoever, yet she's weaving together multiple high strength, automatic spells across a large area indefinitely, all unconsciously. She eventually concludes that Wanda is a fabled witch capable of harnessing Chaos Magic, her coven called the Scarlet Witch.

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* UnskilledButStrong: As Agatha explores Wanda's memories during the episode, she realizes that Wanda has no magical training or knowledge whatsoever, yet she's weaving together multiple high strength, automatic spells across a large area indefinitely, all unconsciously. She eventually concludes that Wanda is a fabled witch capable of harnessing Chaos Magic, Magic that her coven called the Scarlet Witch.



** The body of the original Vision was always with S.W.O.R.D., who brought life into his body using the Chaos Magic that Wanda put into the drone she took down and left at their feet and now is pure white. The last shot of the episode is him waking up and looking at his new form.

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** The body of the original Vision was always with S.W.O.R.D., who brought life into his body using the Chaos Magic that Wanda put into the drone she took down and left at their feet and feet. Vis's body is now is pure white. The last shot of the episode is him waking up and looking at his new form.


** The scene is foreshadowed during Monica's debrief in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode4WeInterruptThisProgram "We Interrupt This Program"]].

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** The scene is foreshadowed during Monica's debrief in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode4WeInterruptThisProgram "We Interrupt This Program"]].[[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode5OnAVerySpecialEpisode "On A Very Special Episode"]].

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** The scene is foreshadowed during Monica's debrief in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode4WeInterruptThisProgram "We Interrupt This Program"]].


** When Wanda sees Vision being disassembled, she begs Hayward to "Stop it!", much like how Mrs.Hart subtly tried to get Wanda to save her husband from choking in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode1FilmedBeforeALiveStudioAudience the first episode]] by saying "Stop it!"

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** When Wanda sees Vision being disassembled, she begs Hayward to "Stop it!", much like how Mrs. Hart subtly tried to get Wanda to save her husband from choking in [[Recap/WandaVisionEpisode1FilmedBeforeALiveStudioAudience the first episode]] by saying "Stop it!"

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* OriginsEpisode: The episode tells the story of how Wanda became the Scarlet Witch and unlocked the full potential of her power.

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