The Mandalorian has a secret Thor Ragnarok Easter egg

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Note: This article contains spoilers from The Mandalorian‘s season one finale.

It seems The Mandalorian‘s season finale contained a nifty Thor: Ragnarok Easter egg that you may have missed.

The Disney+ Star Wars series wrapped-up its first batch of episodes late last month, with the season finale seeing Pedro Pascal’s Din Djarin declare that “Mandalorian isn’t a race. It’s a creed”.

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This comes after Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) reveals that Din doesn’t actually come from the Mandalore–rather he is a foundling that they took in.

However, it seems Din’s defiant statement echoes a line from Ragnarok, in which Odin tells Thor “Asgard is not a place. Never was… Asgard is where our people stand,” a line later echoed by Thor himself.

While this may be a simple coincidence, The Mandalorian‘s season finale happens to be helmed by Taika Waititi, who directed Ragnarok.

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He’s not credited as writing the episode, though we wouldn’t be shocked if this was a neat little reference added in at the last minute.

Following the first season, Mandalorian boss Jon Favreau has confirmed that the second outing will drop on Disney+ in Fall 2020, the director also sharing a picture of a new-look monster.

The Mandalorian airs on Disney+.



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