Episode 203. This week we watched both Deadpool movies and discussed how these R-rated meta action-comedies could find a place in the MCU. Wade Wilson is a skilled mercenary who is diagnosed with cancer, and turns to an experimental medical procedure. This experiment brings out his mutant healing ability, at the cost of terrible physical disfigurement. He hides himself behind a mask and becomes the vigilante Deadpool, hunting down the scientists who put him through this experiment. He teams up with some X-Men, finds and loses the love of his life, saves mutant children from a cruel orphanage, and travels through time, all while delivering snarky narration.
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