In TFATWS Ep 4, we see that Ayo was integral in Bucky’s deprogramming and overall healing. She gives Bucky 8 hours to hand Zemo over to the Wakandans. In that time, Sam, Bucky, and Zemo go to Donya Modani’s memorial in search of Karli Morgenthau. However, John Walker and Lemar Hoskins demand to join them. Sam tries to negotiate a truce with Karli, but an increasingly aggressive Walker attacks, and a fight with the Flag Smashers ensues. Zemo ambushes Karli and destroys the vials of super serum that are knocked loose in the scuffle. Walker drops in, knocking out Zemo and pocketing the one remaining unbroken vial of serum.

A wounded Karli escapes, and the men regroup at Zemo’s apartment. Walker again tries to take Zemo into custody, but the Dora Milaje arrive first. Walker makes a wrong move, and the warriors attack. In the chaos, Zemo escapes, and the Dora completely neuter Walker. After Karli threatens his sister Sarah, Sam agrees to meet with Karli again. Upon arriving,  Sam gets alerted by Sharon Carter that Walker is crashing the meeting again. Another fight ensues, only this time the Flag Smashers get more than they bargained for when they realize Walker has taken the super serum. During the melee, Karli inadvertently kills Hoskins, fueling Walker’s rage. Unable to find a fleeing Karli, Walker pursues her friend, who Walker precedes to decapitate with his shield on a street in front of dozens of filming witnesses.

John Walker in TFATWS Ep 4
John Walker

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier continues Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Disney+ series stars Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Wyatt Russell, Emily Van Camp, Daniel Bruhl, Adepero Oduye, Erin Kellyman, and Amy Aquino.

Check out our blog post, The Great White Gripe, for more on Marvel’s activist history and race relations on TFATWS.

To start our TFATWS series from the beginning, check out Episode 1.

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References in our episode:

Ayo didn’t need George McFly:

Batman had much more self-control than John Walker:

If you haven’t seen A League of Their Own, get on that:

John Watson & Bucky Barnes have a lot in common:

Tom Hanks would join the Flag Smashers:

Here’s the trailer for Bomb Girls:

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