Parents everywhere were excited to see the popular children’s program Yo Gabba Gabba featured in the latest episode of WandaVisionWithout going into the specifics of the episode for those who haven’t seen it yet, there was a moment in WandaVision where Brobee and his friends could be seen singing and dancing on television. This may seem insignificant to some, but the show’s cameo makes official Yo Gabba Gabba “canon” in the MCU.
Yo Gabba Gabba! is one of the more popular children’s programs where many parents don’t mind watching with their little ones. That’s why there were a lot of people who expressed excitement to see the series merge with the MCU. Hours after the WandaVision episode arrived on Disney +, Yo Gabba Gabba had started trending on social media with parents celebrating the nice surprise.
“yo gabba gabba in the mcu is the crossover we didn’t ask for but needed,” reads a popular tweet, which includes a crying face emoji to suggest tears of joy.
“Of all the things that would come out of this episode, I didn’t expect your gabba gabba to become canon,” says another parent.
Another viewer tweeted, “Yo gabba gabba appearing at such a thrilling moment on the show was truly a cinematic genius.”
Acknowledge Yo Gabba Gabba also means that every guest star and band appearing on the program now technically exists in the MCU. This excites other fans for a variety of reasons, with a tweet reading, “Now that yo gabba gabba is canon. My Chemical Romance exists in both the MCU and the aquabats.”
“If Yo Gabba Gabba is MCU canon, that means Biz Markie is also MCU canon,” writes another fan of the show.
Others go so far as to posit other theories, such as one fan who suspects this will lead to the introduction of the Fantastic Four.Yo Gabba Gabba is now canon in the MCU, “says a fan.” What if they are the Fantastic 4, the man is doctor doom and the robot is the silver surfer. Marvel / Disney with the 4d chess. “
One of the main reasons it was so strange to watch Yo Gabba Gabba On WandaVision is that Disney does not own the rights to the Nickelodeon series. There are a number of children’s shows that Marvel Studios could have taken from Disney’s library of content to use that didn’t require royalties to be paid to a competitor. Maybe the producers are just really big Yo Gabba Gabba fans, but given the nature of WandaVision, some fans wonder if there is a hidden meaning behind it.
“I’m trying to figure out the importance of yo gabba gabba in #wandavision,” reads a tweet accompanied by an appropriate GIF.
Yo Gabba Gabba originally ran for four seasons on Nickelodeon between 2007 and 2015. The series was hosted by DJ Lance Rock and featured both live-action and animated segments featuring five costumed friends: Muno (he’s tall and friendly), Foofa (she’s pink and happy) , Brobee (the little green one), Toodee (she likes to have fun) and Plex (a magical robot). Together, the group of children learned everything from the importance of sharing to trying new foods.
It remains to be seen if DJ Lance Rock and his furry friends are from Yo Gabba Gabba will return to the MCU in the future. There are only a few episodes left WandaVision, and chances are, the surprises from here will only be much more shocking. New episodes appear on Disney + every Friday.
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