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Westview, New Jersey

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Westview

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"Home: It’s where you make it."

Appearances: WandaVision

A small town in New Jersey engulfed in a strange, reality-bending energy field that has trapped the residents within and altered the memories of anyone who knew them. At the center of this mystery is Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and the inexplicably revived Vision, who at some point arrived as the "stars" of a bizarre sitcom being broadcast from the town.


  • Adapted Out: The victims of the reality warping anomaly created by Wanda played a much bigger role in the House of M storyline in their own rescue because most of them are superheroes. Here, most of them are civilian victims and only Monica Rambeau, and to a lesser extent Darcy Lewis, have any active role.
  • And I Must Scream: If Norm/Abilash's freakout in Episode 5 is to be believed, Westview's residents are keenly aware that they're being controlled, but with the exceptions of Agnes they are unable to do anything about it thanks to being trapped in their own minds by Wanda's powers. Even worse, when the "camera" isn't on them a lot of them are frozen in place awake or forced to repeat motions over and over with no reprieve, presumably to conserve Wanda's energy for more important tasks.
  • Arc Symbol: Hexagons are prominent in the television commercials that air on the WandaVision show, and S.W.O.R.D later discovers that the forcefield that surrounds Westview is hexagon shaped. Unfortunately, nobody involved can understand what it means.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Once freed from Wanda's spell and able to speak for themselves, they are not afraid to openly talk back to Wanda and hold her accountable for what she's done to them. Though it's implied that they may actually be trying to get Wanda to Mercy Kill them.
  • Childless Dystopia: Wanda and Vision's sons seem to be the only children in Westview, despite the existence of an elementary school. While arguing with Wanda about something being wrong with the town, Vision mentions that the playground he passes on his way to work every morning is always empty. Episode 6 shows that there are indeed other kids in Westview; Pietro assumes that Wanda had them in a spell-induced sleep so that they would be spared from their parents' mental torment, and only changed it when Vision brought it up.
  • Crapsaccharine World: Westview looks like a nice place to live with friendly neighbors and no danger around when one takes it at face value. In truth however, everyone who lives in the town who isn't Wanda Maximoff is completely miserable and terrified of incurring her wrath if they break character. However...
  • Crapsack World: Even before Wanda created the Hex, Westview is shown to have fallen on hard times in WandaVision's eighth episode. Like San Francisco and New York in Avengers: Endgame, the town is quite messy and dirty, with all the real-world citizens being noticeably unhappy and struggling to make ends meet, even after Thanos's Snap was undone. Keep in mind, of course, that "The Blip" only brought everyone back a matter of weeks before the events of the TV show.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: The first two episodes are apparently set in the 1950s and 1960s and are in black and white... until Wanda ends the second episode by introducing color to the world.
  • Eldritch Location: Despite seeming like a cute little town with mostly friendly neighbors, it's not hard to notice that there's something inherently wrong with Westview. The town progresses through several time periods every episode or so, but no time actually passes when this happens, so the citizens don't age through these shifts, and the television commercials it shows make eerie references to previous events of the MCU. "We Interrupt This Program" reveals that Westview's strange influence even extends to outside its borders: citizens outside the town can't recall or even see the place if they have a personal connection to it, and if people/objects enter the forcefield surrounding Westview, they're instantly transformed into things more befitting of a small town setting in the time period they're in.
  • Everytown, America: There are almost no details that could place the sitcom version of Westview in any particular part of the country. (The flag outside the library is the flag of New Jersey, and the neighborhood watch mention Hackensack, a city in New Jersey). The real world scenes establish that Westview is in New Jersey.
  • Fisher Kingdom: Anyone or anything that enters Westview is changed to match the retro small-town aesthetic, such as a man in a hazmat suit changing into a beekeeper, or a drone turning into a toy helicopter. In Episode 5, Monica theorizes that items and technology from the appropriate time period can enter Westview without being altered, which is put into practice when S.W.O.R.D sends in a drone with an 80s-era camera.
  • From New York to Nowhere: According to the opening theme for Episode One, Wanda and Vision "left the big city to find a quiet life", but they have no memories of the specifics. As far as they can tell, everything has only ever been the way it is right now. As it turns out, Vision bought an empty lot in Westview before the events of Infinity War, hoping to one day build a home there with Wanda and give her the quiet life she always dreamed of.
  • Genius Loci: Implied. When Monica and Jimmy are discussing Westview's sudden appearance, Jimmy offhandedly mentions that he feels that the town seems to be rejecting his presence somehow.
  • Red Scare: In The '50s and 60s era episodes, many of the citizens show visible fear of anything related to communism. Notably, Arthur Hart goes out of his way to insult Wanda when he finds out she's originally from Sokovia, an Eastern European country.
  • Politically Correct History: While there's casual sexism reflective of the social attitudes that several of the decades the town phases through, the people of Westview are surprisingly forward-thinking when it comes to matters of race, given that there is a greater amount of racial diversity than one would typically expect. Justified, since Westview is actually a modern day town trapped in Wanda’s sitcom reality.
  • Retraux: The town of Westfield is deliberately made to look as though it is going through different time periods from episode to episode. It's really in the 21st century, but made inaccessible to outsiders to preserve the illusion.
  • Some Kind of Force Field: From an outsider's look onto Westview, an invisible forcefield covers the area where the town exists. S.W.O.R.D later picks up on the fact that it's shaped exactly like a hexagon.
  • Society Marches On: The town is initially depicted as very retrograde in its aesthetics and the appearances of the people in it, since the first episode is set in the 50s and that was how things were. As the decades pass from episode to episode, these things change over time, from all the women wearing dresses all the time to it becoming acceptable to wear trousers for example, though there are still old-timey issues like casual sexism and pressure on couples who don't have children to fix that. The people also change their hairstyles and fashion choices.
  • Status Quo Is God: As with most sitcoms, the comical misunderstandings are resolved after a half-hour and the characters do it all again the next episode. The characters have no memories of a life before Westview, and don't mind that fact until it comes up in conversation and they don't have any answers. S.W.O.R.D. is trying to break this loop, and at the end of Episode Two, someone apparently sent by S.W.O.R.D. appears in town, only for Wanda to reverse time so she and Vision never see the person and never have to reckon with any possible consequences of that interaction.
  • Stepford Suburbia: Everything about Westview is a note-perfect recreation of American sitcoms... but something is clearly wrong here. In "On a Very Special Episode..." it is implied that with the exception of Vision, everyone is under a form of mind-control, their original personalities just aware enough to know what is happening to them while suppressed under Wanda's all-consuming grief.
  • Weirdness Censor: Nobody in town seems to be bothered by the constant shifting between various decades.

The Maximoff Family

    Wanda Maximoff 

    Vision 

    Tommy Maximoff 

Tommy Maximoff

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"This is my costume, I’m the cool twin."

Portrayed By: Jett Klyne (age 10), Gavin Borders (age 5)

Appearances: WandaVision

"Next stop: Cavity Town!"

Wanda and Vision's son and Billy's older fraternal twin brother.


  • Adaptational Context Change: In the comics, Tommy is named for Phineas Thomas Horton, creator of the Human Torch (1939), whose body was (or wasn't) used to create the Vision. Due to the changes in Vision's origin in the MCU, Horton has no relevance to the Vision (although his existence was teased in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment in Captain America: The First Avenger). Instead, Wanda decides that Tommy is the perfect name for The All-American Boy she wants her son to be.
  • The All-American Boy: Wanda decides upon the name "Tommy" as in her eyes it's the perfect, All-American boys' name.
  • Ambiguous Situation:
    • His and Billy's shared ability to magically age themselves up is something that could be explained by either Billy's Reality Warper nature, Tommy's Super Speed, or some other, unknown power behind the twins. Agatha claims they were created through Wanda's use of Chaos Magic, which allows the spontaneous generation of matter.
    • It's implied that he and Billy were erased from reality like Hex Vision when Wanda ended the Hex. But we don't actually see what happens to them when their home disappears. Furthermore, we later hear their screams in Wanda's head, but it's unclear if this is their souls, where they are if so, and if Wanda is genuinely communing with them somehow, especially as she is in the process of studying the Darkhold.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Aside from the blue baby blanket and his Halloween costume, all of Tommy's outfits have at least some green.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Episode 9 of WandaVision it's shown that, like Vision, the twins are a magical construct of Wanda's and their existence is tied to the Hex. They disappear when Wanda dissolves the Hex completely. In the comics the original Billy and Tommy were fragments of a demon's soul, and ceased to exist after being reabsorbed by the demon.
  • Expy: Episode 6 makes him one for Reese from Malcolm in the Middle in the 1990s/2000s sitcom pastiche as the dimwitted, rebellious, and destructive brother (albeit not as senselessly mean or cruel).
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish to Billy's responsible. He loves playing pranks and when he gets excited he starts running around wildly until Wanda has to grab him by the arm and give him a stern talking to.
  • Hero-Worshipper: To his Cool Uncle Pietro. Tommy copies everything Pietro does, including wearing the same Halloween costumes and instantly changing his opinion of his mother's costume when he hears the latter call it lame, and is delighted to discover that they have the same superpowers.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • With his brother, their Color-Coded for Your Convenience colours reflect their comic book costumes, as Tommy typically wears metallic green and Billy wears red and blue.
    • His Hero-Worshipper attitude and desire to copy his uncle Pietro somewhat reflects the fact that Pietro's characterization more closely resembles Tommy's personality in the comics (a Comedic Sociopath Manchild).
    • Pietro calls him and Billy "demon spawn" in Episode 6, referring to his and Billy's past as pieces of Mephisto's soul in the comics.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: The twins are infants at the start of Episode 5, but quickly age themselves up to become five-year-olds, and later turn ten so they can adopt a puppy. Later in the episode it seems that they are about to do it again before Wanda stops them..
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Billy's blue. He's much more active and playful than Billy. Fittingly, he wears Pietro's costume for Halloween and develops Super Speed, while Billy goes with his Wiccan outfit from the comics and is implied to have mystical powers like their mother's.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Tommy playfully insults Billy in a similar way Pietro does their mother. It's a Vitriolic Best Buds situation though as Tommy makes it clear he likes his brother, he just thinks he's a dork.
  • Super Speed: Tommy's power, much to Pietro's delight.
  • Three-Month-Old Newborn: He and Billy are pretty big when they are born. Justified, even, given the Mind Screw sitcom world they're all trapped in.
  • Trickster Twins: Along with Billy, Tommy manages in the course of a single day to smuggle a dog into the house and age himself up twice. In the sixth episode, the two of them start stealing candy and vandalizing random houses in Westview with the help of Pietro, though Tommy eventually gets the ability to do this on his own.
  • Walking Spoiler: Like his brother, his birth and aging-up is a pretty big spoiler.
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    Billy Maximoff 

Billy Maximoff

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"Mom, my head feels weird, it's like, really noisy. I don't like it."

Portrayed By: Julian Hilliard (age 10), Baylen Bielitz (age 5)

Appearances: WandaVision

"Woah, Mom. Are you Old Red Riding Hood?"

Wanda and Vision's son and Tommy's younger fraternal twin brother.


  • Adaptational Context Change: In the comics, Billy is named for Simon Williams, aka Wonder Man, whose brain patterns were used to create Vision. Given the changes to Vision's origin in the MCU, Williams has no relevance to either Wanda or Vision note . Instead, Billy is named for William Shakespeare, at Vision's suggestion.
  • Ambiguous Situation:
    • His and Tommy's shared ability to magically age themselves up is something that could be explained by either Billy's Reality Warper nature, Tommy's Super Speed, or some other, unknown power behind the twins. Agatha claims they were created through Wanda's use of Chaos Magic, which allows the spontaneous generation of matter.
    • Also given the revelation that Wanda's abilities aren't just superpowers given to her by the Mind Stone, but magic she was apparently born with, and the fact that the other witches in Agatha's coven used magic that was the same color as Billy's powers, it's unclear whether he is actually a warlock instead of a superpowered person like his brother.
    • It's implied that he and Tommy were erased from reality like Hex Vision when Wanda ended the Hex. But we don't actually see what happens to them when their home disappears. Wanda hears Billy cry out to her despite he and Tommy having disappeared when the Hex came down. The scene ends before it becomes clear whether Wanda was imagining things or if they actually survived in a disembodied form.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Aside from the blue baby blanket, all of Billy's outfits are at least partly red.
  • Expy: Episode 6 makes him one for Malcolm from Malcolm in the Middle in the 1990s/2000s sitcom pastiche as the more intelligent and sensitive brother that narrates to the audience.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Episode 9 of WandaVision it's shown that, like Vision, the twins are a magical construct of Wanda's and their existence is tied to the Hex. They disappear when Wanda dissolves the Hex completely. In the comics Billy and Tommy were fragments of a demon's soul, and ceased to exist after being reabsorbed by the demon.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Tommy's foolish. While he's not above participating in playing pranks alongside his twin, he does seem to be a bit more level headed and calm than the hyperactive Tommy.
  • Meta Guy: As part of the aforementioned Malcolm parody, he spends Episode 6 narrating to the audience.
  • Mind over Matter: Uses this to stop his brother mid Super Speed run when he senses his father in danger, in addition to using it to stop Hayward's bullet in the series finale of Wandavision. Notably his energy is colored blue, as Wiccan's powers are usually shown in the comics.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • Billy is, in this series, named for William Shakespeare. In The Vision (2015), Vision's synthezoid son Vin was a huge fan of the Bard.
    • With his brother, their Color-Coded for Your Convenience colours reflect their comic book costumes, as Tommy typically wears metallic green and Billy wears red and blue.
    • Billy's halloween costume is a Civvie Spandex take on his comic book costume, right down to the headband.
    • Pietro calls him and Tommy "demon spawn" in Episode 6, referring to his and Tommy's past as pieces of Mephisto's soul in the comics.
  • Named After Someone Famous: He is named after William Shakespeare. Vision, coming up with the name, quotes the bard. "All the world's a stage."
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: The twins are infants at the start of Episode 5, but quickly age themselves up to five year olds and later ten. Later in the episode it seems that they are about to do it again before Wanda stops them.
  • Power Incontinence: Once his psychic powers begin to manifest, he's not able to turn them off, which is very distressing for him, especially because Wanda is totally incapable of parenting at this point. He tells Agnes he likes being around her because he can't hear her thinking.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Tommy's red. He's more quiet and well-behaved than his brother. Fittingly, he wears his Wiccan outfit from the comics for Halloween and is implied to have mystical powers like their mother's, while Tommy wears Pietro's costume and develops Super Speed.
  • Seer: Sees a vision of his father trying to exit Westview and being ripped apart in the process. In the next episode, he complains to Wanda about his head being "noisy" all the time, apparently being unable to control this power enough to "turn it off" yet.
    • In the final episode he has a precognitive flash of something happening to Wanda moments before it actually happens.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Tommy playfully insults Billy in a similar way Pietro does their mother. It's a Vitriolic Best Buds situation though as Tommy makes it clear he likes his brother, he just thinks he's a dork.
  • Three-Month-Old Newborn: He and Tommy are pretty big when they are born. Justified, even, given the Mind Screw sitcom world they're all trapped in.
  • Trickster Twins: Along with Tommy, Billy manages in the course of a single day to smuggle a dog into the house and age himself up twice. In the sixth episode, the two of them start stealing candy and vandalizing random houses in Westview with the help of Pietro.
  • Walking Spoiler: Like his brother, his birth and aging-up is a pretty big spoiler.

    Sparky 

Sparky

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Species: Dog

Appearances: WandaVision

A dog found by the Maximoffs and adopted as their pet.
  • Adaptation Species Change: Originally a synthezoid dog in the comics, but a regular Jack Russell terrier here.
  • Aesop Collateral Damage: He dies in "A Very Special Episode" so that Wanda can teach her children about dealing with grief.
  • And Your Little Dog, Too!: Is revealed to have been murdered by Agatha in the last line of Episode 7.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: He originally was beaten to death in a fit of rage by Virginia in The Vision (2015), but was instead murdered by Agatha Harkness through unspecified means here.
  • Mythology Gag: Sparky is the name of Vision's android dog who was introduced in The Vision (2015) and dies a similar way after supposedly eating Agnes' azalea leaves, while Sparky in the comics died shortly after eating the Wundagore Everbloom.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies minutes after being introduced. Vision notes that they got him and buried him on the same day.

Other Residents

    Agnes 

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Kathryn Hahn

Appearances: WandaVision

Wanda and Vision's Nosy Neighbor.

For her actual identity see Agatha Harkness.

    "Pietro Maximoff" (Unmarked Spoilers) 

Ralph Bohner / "Pietro Maximoff" / "Fake Pietro" / "Fietro"

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"Don't sweat it, sis. It's not like your dead husband can die twice!"

Species: Human (Possibly enhanced)

Citizenship: American

Portrayed By: Evan Peters, Joshua Begelman (young, WandaVision Episode 6)

Appearances: WandaVision

"I'm just trying to do my part, okay? Come to town unexpectedly, create tension with the brother-in-law, stir up trouble with the rugrats, and ultimately give you grief. I mean, that's what you wanted, isn't it?"

After she gives birth to a pair of children, Wanda's previously-dead brother arrives in Westview... Just not quite as she remembers him. In fact, he's portrayed by the actor behind a completely different iteration of the character!

In actuality, "Pietro Maximoff" is Ralph Bohner, a man living in the house next to Wanda and Vision's, possessed and brainwashed by Agatha Harkness through an enchanted necklace in order to spy on Wanda.

For tropes applying to the original Pietro Maximoff, see the MCU: Avengers and Allies page.

  • Adaptational Personality Change: In-Universe. The real Pietro was smug, but otherwise had a more subdued personality and was nothing but protective towards his sister. Within Wanda's fake sitcom, he's louder and more of am Ambiguously Evil jerk. Seeing as he is under Agatha's control, it's possible he's just playing the role she wants him to play.
  • Ambiguously Evil: He has full knowledge of his part in Wanda's world as well as the fact that she’s controlling people to act it out. He has no problem with it, even describing the way she did it as being ethical. He also cracks a rather cruel joke about Vision being dead. With the reveal that his appearance and behaviour was all driven by Agatha, and his appearance in Episode 7's stinger to stop Monica from investigating Agnes' house makes it clearer he is likely not on the side of good here. It's not clear whether he's a willing participant, or whether the purple smoke around him when Agatha brought him to Wanda's door is a sign that she's mind-controlling him into playing his part. Episode 8 confirms Agatha was manipulating his mind through Demonic Possession.
  • Ambiguous Situation: It's unclear if he's a resident of Westview, what's his reason for being there if he's not, and if his powers were his own or given to him by Agatha Harkness. Agatha also mentions that he's not there because of her, in spite of the fact that she's been staying in his house, which indicates that he's not from around town.
  • Artifact Domination: Agatha calls her control over Fietro a "crystalline possession" in Episode 8. It's eventually revealed to be his puka necklace.
  • As Himself: Listed as such in the Episode 6 title sequence. (The joke is that he's Not Himself.)
  • Awful Wedded Life: Agnes does nothing but complain about Ralph, especially his lack of libido compared to hers.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: In spite of all his ribbing of Wanda and Vision, when she asks why he's here, he says he could hear her calling for him and came to Westview because she needed him. This is darkly subverted when it seems that Agatha had a hand in getting him into Westview and is controlling his mind.
  • Back from the Dead: Quicksilver's alive! ...And also a different actor. Later subverted when it turns out that this isn't MCU's Quicksilver resurrected in a different body, but some other person who happens to have the same powers and was forced to act like him.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Whoever he is, he is under Agatha's control, as he is shown being manipulated by her magic in Episode 7. As soon as Monica yanks his necklace off, he's harmless.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Zigzagged - he's a Smug Super who gets the job of watching over Monica Rambeau, whose Story-Breaker Power is already awakening. Ultimately, he's still an undisciplined schlub and she doesn't need her powers to deal with him.
  • Call-Back: Despite Evan Peters' casting, he specifically recalls growing up in Sokovia and his death by Ultron, as what MCU Pietro experienced. His lack of an accent is also addressed, and he himself isn't sure where it went. It’s likely this is because of Pietro being under Agatha’s control.
  • Casting Gag: The "recast" version of Pietro in Wanda's warped sitcom reality is portrayed by Evan Peters, who played Quicksilver in 20th Century Fox's separate X-Men film series (before Disney bought them, and Marvel subsequently regained the X-Men film rights). Unlike previous cases of recastings, the change for Pietro is actually acknowledged. It also is revealed that Agatha brainwashed Pietro into playing a part in Wanda’s sitcom life.
  • Cool Loser: Billy is clear that his uncle is a Manchild but that doesn't stop either him or Tommy (especially Tommy) from loving every moment they spend with him.
  • Cool Uncle: Plays this role to Billy and Tommy, to the point of a parody of the entire concept. Tommy says "he even snores cool."
  • The Dragon: It's revealed that he's in league with Agatha, albeit not of his own will.
  • Dramatic Necklace Removal: Is on the receiving end of this from Monica, which breaks Agatha's hold on him.
  • Embarrassing Last Name: "Ralph Bohner". When Monica says it aloud, it's almost in disbelief that that's really his name, to which Pietro giggles and mutters "boner".
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: He plays the foolish Manchild sibling to Wanda's responsible mother sibling.
  • Forgotten First Meeting: He seemingly doesn't recognize the Vision when he first shows up, in spite of the Aaron Taylor-Johnson version of Pietro being present for Vision's creation. Unlike Vision, Pietro confirms he remembers his life before Westview, including his own death, though his actions and treatment of Vision infer he did remember him and was just being mean. It is confirmed his cruelty towards Vision is merely because of Agatha’s influence.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: In the background, he notices one of Billy's asides to the camera and seems confused about who he's talking to.
  • Friend to All Children: Pietro is clearly having fun being the Cool Uncle to Billy and Tommy in Episode 6, pretending to be a vampire to humor them, expressing joy at Tommy having the same powers as him, and helps the twins play pranks on their neighbors in Westview. He's also the only person to express mild curiosity at the sudden number of children in Westview, speculating about how and where they came from.
    Vision: You never told me much about your brother. I had no idea he'd be so...
    ("Pietro" shotguns a soda with Billy and Tommy.)
    Vision: (Giving a sarcastic thumbs-up) Great with kids!
  • The Gadfly: He loves trolling people, particularly his sister Wanda, who he spends the entirety of Episode 6 playfully ribbing on. Given Wanda is already at unease about his revival, loss of accent, and changed face, this behaviour makes her extremely jumpy as she doesn't hold the same affection for him as he does her.
  • The Ghost: We never see Ralph and only hear about him from Agnes' descriptions of him, until he's revealed as the fake Pietro.
  • Guys Are Slobs: Agnes describes Ralph as a slob who'd gladly eat canned beans every night.
  • Henpecked Husband: Agatha complained about him constantly and he was seemingly banished to an upstairs room while Agatha used the rest of the house when she wasn't using him. The two aren't truly married, but Agatha pretended they were while he was under her power.
  • Iconic Item: He wears the same necklace in all his appearances, even when it doesn't fit the time period or theme of the current Westview (such as when he is in his Halloween costume). It's the totem Agatha originally used to gain power over Ralph.
  • Jerkass: Despite acting like a Cool Uncle to Billy and Tommy and being supportive of Wanda, he doesn't care that his 'sister' has essentially taken an entire town hostage and even cracks a joke when Vision is slowly dying outside Westview, earning him an energy blast from an enraged Wanda. However, he is merely under Agatha’s influence justifying these dark quips.
  • Joisey: He inexplicably has a New Jersey accent, which is somewhat befitting of Westview's location. Wanda notably asks him what happened to his original accent, to which he deflects about her adopting an American accent.
  • Legacy Character: Since he's not the original in someone else's body or a parallel-universe version of him, he's effectively one to the original Quicksilver.
  • Manchild: He's a lot less mature than Wanda, pulling pranks with his nephews and sleeping on his sister's couch until 4pm. Billy even refers to him as being one of these.
  • Meta Guy: Unlike everyone introduced on the show before he acts entirely savvy to the situation in Westview as a fabricated reality from the start and discusses his role in it openly with Wanda when confronted.
  • The Mole: He was meant to act as such, collecting information for Agatha while under her control.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • Gets his own comic-accurate, sky-blue Silver Age costume in time for Halloween. He even spends the episode with his wind-slicked hair like he's regularly been drawn with for years.
    • His casual cruelty towards Vision nods to the comics, where Pietro constantly insulted Vision and berated Wanda's choice to marry him out of petty and hypocritical Fantastic Racism.
    • His Manchild personality is evocative of the X-Men Film Series version of Quicksilver, who is also played by Evan Peters.
  • Not Himself: Part of Wanda's difficulty in accepting him, apart from the obvious that he does not look like her brother, is that he doesn't really act like Pietro either, acting like more of a Manchild and outing himself as Ambiguously Evil later on. It turns out he was being controlled by Agatha Harkness.
  • The Nth Doctor: This is a different version of Quicksilver, portrayed by Evan Peters, who takes the place of the Aaron Taylor-Johnson version.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: Doesn't seem too fond of his brother-in-law, Vision, from mocking his Halloween costume (which is fair), to telling Wanda she could talk to him because he wasn't a stranger or her husband, and cracking a poorly-timed joke about Vision's death while he's in danger and possibly dying again. This is enough to get him kicked out of the house come the next episode.
  • The Other Darrin: Not played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who was Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron, as Darcy immediately notes.invoked
  • Pet the Dog: Contrasting his otherwise Ambiguously Evil nature, he's nothing but affectionate towards his nephews, albeit in a teasing older brother sort-of way. Tommy especially he seems particularly close to, who in turn worships him.
  • Prefers the Illusion: Makes the case to Wanda in Episode 6 that he not only doesn't think what she's doing to Westview is wrong, but she's handled "handled the ethical considerations of this scenario as best you could", and that the town being under this spell is for the better because people get to live "better" versions of their lives with approximations of their old personalities — and, tellingly, because families and couples stay together in Westview. With him being revealed to be under Agatha's control, it's possible he's merely mouthing her own opinion of the situation.
  • Same Character, but Different: Part of the eerie undercurrent of his character. Wanda has no idea if this actually is her brother revived in a different body or a complete stranger playing the part. Whenever she tries to get him about their lives before Westview, he dodges the question. Agatha later reveals he is under her control.
    "Pietro": Hey, it's cool. I know I look different.
    Wanda: Why do you look different?
    "Pietro": You tell me. I mean, if I found Shangri-La, I wouldn't wanna be reminded of the past either.
  • Red Herring: The fact that he is played by Evan Peters, as well as the knowledge that Wanda is later set to play a major role in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, may initially lead the viewer to believe that he's the version of the character Peters played in the X-Men Film Series ripped from his home universe. The finale eventually reveals that no, he was just a random civilian native to the MCU that Agatha made everyone think was Pietro Maximoff.
  • The Reveal: He is the real "Ralph".
  • Saying Too Much: Something that clearly demonstrates that Quicksilver isn't quite who he appears to be is that he blabs about Vision being dead, which gets him a faceful of magic. But more importantly, he shouldn't know this to begin with. It turns out this is because Agatha is controlling him.
  • Self-Deprecation: He claims he died like a chump for no reason in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • Self-Serving Memory: Inverted. According to this version of Pietro, he was "shot like a chump in the street for no reason", while the Age of Ultron Pietro willingly sacrificed himself to save Hawkeye. Either he doesn't remember the exact circumstances of his death, or he doesn't much care for the heroics that got him killed. Seeing as he compliments Wanda on what she's done and encourages her to keep Westview under her spell, signs point to the latter. However, it reveals that the signs actually point to the former due to him being under Agatha’s spell.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Of the Vitriolic Best Buds part, but from the second he walks into the door, he's affectionately insulting Wanda. Their comments indicate that he grew up doing this.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Gets the drop on Monica in this fashion. Justified by the fact that his Super Speed allows him to do so.
    "Pietro": Snoopers gonna snoop.
  • Super Speed: Still possesses his powers, which he uses to horse around with the twins and help them play pranks.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Minus the part where he's being a doting uncle to his nephews, this version of Pietro is much more nasty than he was before coming to Westview. His Deadpan Snarker tendencies seem much less like playful ribbing, instead coming across as borderline offensive at times. His dark quip of how Vision can't die twice is so insulting to Wanda that she blasts him into a bale of hay, and discourages her sons from seeing him afterwards. A lot of these traits might come from being under the control of Agatha Harkness.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: He encourages his nephews to behave badly, getting them to steal candy from the other children, spray people with silly string, and smash jack-o-lanterns.
  • The Trickster: He sows chaos into Wanda's life by encouraging her kids to play pranks on the neighborhood and by mocking Vision at every opportunity. He flat out says he believes this is the role Wanda wants him to play in Westview. It turns out that instead he's playing the trickster because Agatha is making him.
  • Uncertain Doom: He isn’t seen for the rest of the finale after Monica removes the necklace controlling him, leaving it unknown what happened to him after the Hex went down, as well as who he really is, why he's in Westview and if his powers were real.
  • Unexplained Recovery: It's established in the episode that he's introduced in that Pietro died and that Wanda can't bring dead people back to life, so what he's doing here is anyone's guess. It's made more complicated later on when it's implied that he's not Pietro after all, but another person with super speed that Agatha mind controlled into behaving like Pietro.
  • Walking Spoiler: His very existence is a shocker.
  • You Got Spunk: After Monica manages to pin him down in Episode 9, he gives her a flirty look and says "Meow, she's feisty!"
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    Señor Scratchy 

Señor Scratchy

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*rabbit noises*

Species: Rabbit

Appearances: WandaVision

Agnes' pet rabbit.


  • Alliterative Name: Señor Scratchy.
  • Ambiguous Situation: The fact that he is carnivorous and may be able to talk to Agatha based on her behavior, as well as Agatha referring to both of them when she comments on how shocked Wanda looks to see the real them implies he may not actually be a rabbit. At least not just a rabbit. A post-series interview with the director of the show, Matt Shakman, confirmed that Señor Scratchy was originally supposed to transform into a demon during a scene from the finale, An American Werewolf in London style, but it was cut after being shot due to not meshing well with the tone and action of the rest of the finale.
  • Ascended to Carnivorism: Agatha flings a magically transmutated bird in his direction, turning it back to a cicada, which he catches in his mouth and devours in only a few bites.
  • Bunnies for Cuteness: He is quite cute and Billy is seen petting him while he is at Agnes' house. Subverted when his decidedly non-rabbit like eating habits are used to amp up the creepy factor during Agatha's interrogation of Wanda.
  • Expy: For Ebony, Agatha Harkness' familar from the comics who was a black cat instead of a rabbit.
  • Familiar: Appears to take this role from Ebony, Agatha Harkness' black cat in the comics.
  • Formally Named Pet: Señor being Spanish for "mister".
  • Killer Rabbit: While Agatha is finished demonstrating her magical abilities to Wanda, she flicks the cicada she used as a demonstration towards Señor Scratchy, who promptly begins chowing down on it ravenously.
  • Mythology Gag: Given Agnes is Agatha Harkness, his name is likely a nod to her son in the comics, Nicholas Scratch.
  • Pull a Rabbit out of My Hat: Serves as this in Wanda's Magic show although he leaves the hat before anyone pulls him out and runs away.
  • Right-Hand Cat: Agnes holds him this way during her villain reveal.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Or rabbit, technically. He doesn’t make an appearance in the finale, currently leaving his nature and the reasons for his Killer Rabbit behavior a mystery.

    Todd Davis / "Arthur Hart" 

Todd Davis

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"We don't break bread with Bolsheviks!"

Known Alias: "Arthur Hart"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Fred Melamed

Appearances: WandaVision

Vision's hard-to-please boss.


  • Ambiguous Situation: Barring the animated opening of the second episode, Mr. Davis is only present in the first episode of the in-universe show, while his wife "plays" a recurring side character. His true self, Todd Davis, also doesn't show up in the series finale, despite his wife being amongst the citizens that are desperately asking Wanda to free them from the Hex.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: When the Harts finally sit down to dinner with Wanda and Vis, Mrs. Hart throws a barrage of questions at them about their past. Arthur nails the one that really matters. "Why did you come here?!"
  • Ironic Name: Hearts are usually a symbol of love, and he definitely does not fit that description.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While he's a petty dickhead and treats his employees badly, he's entirely right to point out Wanda and Vision's erratic behavior and unpreparedness for their dinner. He's also correct in that they should be able to answer questions about their past, and that their choice to come to Westview is to be questioned. Ironically, he gets so worked up over it that he starts to choke on a strawberry. A strawberry that wasn't served with the rest of the food. A strawberry that Wanda hoped would be erotic eating for her and Vision's special night.
  • Mean Boss: He fires employees for arbitrary reasons (just ask Jones) and is needlessly hostile to the Visions.
  • Obliquely Obfuscated Occupation: What exactly does his company do? None of his employees have the answer, which Vision finds odd.
  • Pet the Dog: After Vision saves his life, he announces that he's impressed and will be giving him a promotion.
  • Pull the Thread: See Armor-Piercing Question...
  • Red Scare: He is immediately suspicious of Wanda when Vision tells him that she is from Sokovia in Eastern Europe, accusing her of being a communist.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After his appearance in the first episode (and as an animation in the second episode's intro), Mr. Hart seems to just disappear from Westview, even as his wife continues to make reappearances.

    Sharon Davis / "Mrs. Hart" 

Sharon Davis

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"Patience, Arthur. They're setting up their story, let them tell it."

Known Alias: "Mrs. Hart"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Debra Jo Rupp

Appearances: WandaVision

Arthur Hart's wife.


  • Broken Record: All she can say is "Oh, Arthur, stop it!" as her husband nearly chokes to death in front of her. Notably, her facial expression and tone never change, making it appear as a Madness Mantra.
  • Dissonant Serenity: She has a big camera-ready smile on her face as she tells her husband to "stop it", acting as if he's just being his usual, needlessly gruff self instead of nearly choking in front of her.
  • Eating Lunch Alone: When Wanda first drives through Westview, Mrs. Davis is seen sitting by herself drinking coffee and barely managing a smile, while Todd is nowhere to be seen.
  • A Fate Worse Than Death: When Agatha frees her from the mind control spell, she tells Wanda that she would rather die than go back to living under her spell.
  • Last-Name Basis: We never learn her "first name", with her only being referred to as Mrs. Hart both in the sitcom reality and the real world.
  • Women Are Wiser: She's kinder and more patient with the Visions than her husband, under normal circumstances at least. And her most notable scene is definitely not "normal".

    Abilash Tandon / "Norm" 

Abilash Tandon

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"Now tell me this, if I sent an email, where would I put the stamp?"

Known Alias: "Norm"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Asif Ali

Appearances: WandaVision

Vision's co-worker.


  • And I Must Scream: Beneath the enforced sitcom cheerfulness, he's scared out of his mind.
  • Innocently Insensitive: His attempt to compliment Vision by calling him a "working machine" backfired because of course, Vision is trying to keep his status as a robot under wraps. He wasn't to know that.
  • Mind Rape: Vision temporarily undoes Wanda's hold on him and he regains his real identity for a moment, describing in panic to Vision how it felt to have her in control of his mind and personality.
  • Mister Exposition: He serves the same role for Vision that Agnes does for Wanda in the premiere — a bit character whom Vision can talk to and thus explain the situation to the audience.
  • Nice Guy: He's overly friendly with Vision at work and at the library, even when Vision snaps at him for innocently commenting on Vision's computer-like nature in the first episode, and accusing him of being a communist in the second.
  • Red Scare: Vision wins the approval of the gossipy neighborhood men when he jokes that Norm is a communist. He surprisingly laughs off this accusation pretty well, joking that he's glad Vision isn't as square as he thought he was.
  • Token Black Friend: Or rather, Token South Asian Friend. He's the first person of color we see in Westview in the first episode (which is "set" in the considerably less-diverse fifties), and serves no role in the sitcom outside of being Vision's work friend.

    Harold Proctor / "Phil Jones" 

Harold Proctor

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"That was my grandmother's piano..."

Known Alias: "Phil Jones"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: David Lengel

Appearances: WandaVision

Another Westview resident and the butt of a joke Once an Episode.


  • All for Nothing: He and his family cooked a five-course feast and hired a string quartet for a dinner party with Mr. Hart. He didn't approve and Jones is being shown emptying his desk in his first appearance.
  • Badass Mustache: For all the humiliation the poor guy goes through, you can't deny that Phil's mustache is pretty sleek.
  • Butt-Monkey: Jones only gets one scene an episode, but it's always about some comical way of making him suffer. First he gets fired by his Mean Boss, and then Wanda turns his beloved grandmother's piano into cardboard.
  • Cardboard Box of Unemployment: Carries one with him after getting fired and leaving the office he used to work at. In the real world, Harold Proctor is shown putting up a flyer offering piano lessons at "affordable rates" and "flexible hours" on Westview's community bulletin board, suggesting that he really was unemployed and either he or Sarah tutored to supplement a poor income.
  • Cerebus Retcon: Harold is seen clipping up a piano lessons flyer in Episode 8, meaning that probably was his grandmother's piano that he saw turned into cardboard just for the sake of a sitcom gag.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Downplayed. He's mostly rather average-looking compared to classic blonde bombshell Dottie/Sarah.

    Isabel Matsueda / "Beverly" 

Isabel Matsueda

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"Is that how mirrors work?"

Known Alias: "Beverly"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Jolene Purdy

Appearances: WandaVision

A member of the homemaker’s committee and "friend" of Dottie.


  • Butt-Monkey: Bullied by Dottie.
  • Nice Girl: Is noticeably one of the nicest members of the homemaker’s committee compared to Dottie.

    Sarah Proctor / "Dottie Jones" 

Sarah Proctor

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"So, I want you all to give yourselves a big hand...at the appropriate time of course."

Known Alias: "Dottie Jones"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Emma Caulfield Ford

Appearances: WandaVision

The Queen Bee of Westview's homemakers, who suspects that the Visions are more than they appear to be.


  • Adult Fear: Underneath the invented personality Wanda's powers gave her is a mother absolutely terrified for her daughter's safety.
  • All for Nothing: She cooked a five-course meal to try and help her husband impress his boss over dinner, only for Mr. Hart to fire Jones anyway because he didn't like the turtleneck he wore for the occasion.
  • Alpha Bitch: Out of high school and into the suburbs. She's the ideal stay-at-home wife, and every other woman in the neighborhood is determined to win her approval to secure the best opportunities for themselves and their families. She clearly knows this, and exploits her position to be a bully to anyone who doesn't meet her high standards.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: She is the blonde to Wanda's redhead and Agnes' brunette. The three of them are the major female characters of the Westview's sitcom.
  • Control Freak: Definitely gives this vibe off. She scolds Beverly for forgetting to arrange one aspect of the talent show and says she won't let her organise anything in future for that, rudely tells Wanda and Geraldine not to talk to each other while she's talking and instructs the other ladies to clap only when she tells them to. Agnes also snarks that her roses bloom on pain of getting shot.
    Dottie: The Devil's in the details, Bev.
    Agnes: [Aside to Wanda] That's not the only place he is...
  • Doesn't Trust Those Guys: Makes it clear to Wanda that she is suspicious of her and Vision because of the strange stories she's hear about them around town.
  • Facial Composite Failure: S.W.O.R.D is unable to identify Dottie's true identity when they see her, alongside Agnes and Dennis the Mailman. While Dennis is eventually identified and Agnes' lack of identification is justified, Dottie's real name isn't ever discovered by S.W.O.R.D, with the audience only learning it after Agatha frees Sarah Proctor of Wanda's brainwashing and she flat-out tells us who she is.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Most of the other Westview women dislike her because of her being a bullying, vindictive Control Freak, but her position as someone who can grant or deny them things like country club memberships and special school placements for their children means that that all of them just have to put up with her. Being around her makes Agnes reach for the bottle.
  • Genre Savvy: When she's temporarily freed from Wanda's control, she tries pitching Wanda some sitcom roles for her daughter to play so that she'll be able to see her again.
  • Jerkass: Makes people laugh at her mean jokes, punishes her associates for the slightest slip-ups, is obsessed with things happening as she wants when she wants and almost never says anything nice about anyone except herself, yet still expects everyone to hang off her every word, never talk over her and always do what she says.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: After hearing a mysterious radio broadcast calling Wanda's name, Dottie drops her glass in shock and cuts open her hand. When Wanda sees her hand covered in bright red blood, she rushes to get something to stop the bleeding. Dottie just continues to side-eye Wanda, reminding her how difficult it is to get bloodstains out of white linen.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: In-Universe. Beneath her Alpha Bitch role in the Hex reality, she's just a mother completely terrified for her daughter's safety. She even desperately "pitches" sitcom roles for her daughter to Wanda just to be able to see her again.
  • One Steve Limit: Subverted - there was a Dottie in an earlier decade, but it's most certainly an alias.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: When Jimmy Woo tries contacting Wanda via the radio, Dottie appears to have some sort of brief awakening from whatever spell is over the residents of Westview, her Alpha Bitch attitude suddenly disappearing as she asks where she is and who Wanda is in a panic... before going back to bitch mode as if nothing ever happened.
  • Ungrateful Bitch:
    • Instead of thanking Wanda for helping her with her hand, she coldly tells Wanda how hard it is to get a bloodstain out of white linen, making it clear she does not see Wanda as a worthy part of the community. That being said, she just heard a mysterious radio broadcast call Wanda's name, and suddenly her suspicions of the Visions seem more well-founded.
    • Subverted in regards to the talent show however. It appears that she's upset at Vision's disastrous magic show performance, but quickly dispels that notion by telling him and Wanda that she thought they were hilarious, and awards them first prize.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: She's considerably better-looking than Phil/Harold.

    Dennis 

"Dennis"

Known Alias: "Dennis the Mailman/Delivery Man"

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"Don't shoot! I'm just a messenger."

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Amos Glick

Appearances: WandaVision

The Westview postal worker.


  • Ambiguous Situation: Initially, Dennis was one of the few people that S.W.O.R.D. could not identify. Episode 5 revealed that S.W.O.R.D. was able to track down Dennis in the real world and ID him, but the camera angle on the board is too far away to allow us to see what his real name is on his license. Strangely, despite S.W.O.R.D. finding his ID, his real name is not written on the official S.W.O.R.D. document. Stranger still, we do later get shown that he lived in Westview before Wanda arrived, living as a normal man.
  • Double Meaning: He encourages the twins when they're looking for their lost dog, assuring that Wanda "won't let him get far", alluding to the Closed Circle Wanda has made of Westview.
  • Mr. Fanservice: In his first appearance, he greets Agnes as he makes his rounds. She not-so-subtly watches his butt as he walks away.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Dennis is amongst the few citizens of Westview whose real identity remains a mystery to the audience by the series' end. Even in the closing credits of Episode 8, Glick's character is listed as "Pizza Delivery Guy".

    John Collins / "Herb" 

John Collins

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"Sure thing, buddy!"

Known Aliases: "Herbert", "Herb"

Species: Human

Portrayed By: David Payton

Appearances: WandaVision

Another Westview neighbor, a member of the community watch.


  • Accidental Misnaming: While gummed up, Vision keeps calling Herb "Sherbert".
  • Becoming the Mask: After being forcibly freed from Wanda's mind control in Episode 9, he tells her that he's been trapped as "Herb" for so long that he doesn't recognize his own face or voice anymore.
  • Beneath the Mask: Alongside Agnes, he seems to be one of the few people in Westview to realize that something is off.
  • Quiet Cry for Help: At the end of Episode 3, he is trying to communicate to Vision that something is wrong, but he wouldn't just say it outright, and stops when Agnes pleads him to. It turns out that Agnes/Agatha was the one who planted that idea in his head in the first place, in a bid to drive a wedge between Vision and Wanda.
  • Funny Afro: Sports one during the 1970s scenes in "Now In Color".
  • Fun with Homophones: Herb offers Vison some chewing gum, leading to a debate among the men about whether gum qualifies as food, seeing as Vision doesn't eat between meals.
    Vision: My understanding is that it's purely for mastication.
    Herb: Oh, no, I don't do that.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: "Doom" is stretching it, but he does create some problems for our heroes when he pats Vision on the back too hard, causing him to swallow the chewing gum and literally gum up his circuits.

    Monica Rambeau / "Geraldine" 

    Dr. Stan Nielsen 

"Doctor Stan Nielsen"

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"Small towns, you know. So hard to...escape."

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Randy Oglesby

Appearances: WandaVision

The doctor of Westview.


  • Deliberate Values Dissonance: While affable, is condescending in comments to Wanda about how big her fetus is, or to Monica when he says she'd make a good nurse.
  • My Car Hates Me: His car just happens to break down as he and his wife plan on going on vacation.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Like Dennis, Dr. Nielsen's real world identity is left unknown by the end of WandaVision. He's also a particularly curious character, as he only appears once in the third episode before promptly disappearing from the series, not even after the Hex is dispersed.
  • Punny Name: "Nielsen" nods to the Nielsen ratings system used for television audience measurement, which fits with other TV-related references throughout the series.

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