Tom Hiddleston is reprising his iconic role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the Disney+ series Loki, which premiered on June 9th, 2021. So far, the critical reception has been mostly positive with a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of today. According to fans on Twitter, the first episode is filled with raw emotion, action packed sequences, and snarky comments. Many are more than overwhelmed, while amusing memes and reactions are flooding the Twitter feed at full force.
Love how my 2021 has been going. #Lokipic.twitter.com/I6UTEYh0oZ— Marqus \ud83e\udd81\ud83c\uddec\ud83c\udded (@Marqus \ud83e\udd81\ud83c\uddec\ud83c\udded) 1623253034
Fans are drawing connections to Wanda from WandaVision and Sebastian Stan's Winter Solider, amongst other Marvel Cinematic Universe characters from the series.
I just finished the first episode of #Loki \u2026I need a moment\u2026pic.twitter.com/gPM9WhUBVM— Jim \ud83e\udd7a (@Jim \ud83e\udd7a) 1623254010
Many fans are expressing that the first episode is someone of an emotional rollercoaster with lots of vulnerable, tender moments.
Just watched #Loki episode 1 and Tom Hiddleston just... amazing as always!! Looking forward to next episode #LokiWednesdayspic.twitter.com/gPtnQyUJ2i— Anne (@Anne) 1623262615
Tom Hiddleston's acting blows it out of the park as always. He is the perfect blend of proper yet dark, and fundamentally layered.
#Loki is great and I won\u2019t hear otherwise #LokiWednesdayspic.twitter.com/S3wmXsDAA7— Joey Mota (@Joey Mota) 1623263091
Many fans seem to be agreeing with the critic's consensus. MCU pulls it off once again!
Loki is like Doctor Who in the best way possible.. This is already my favorite Disney Plus show yet.\n\n#Lokipic.twitter.com/Ii9byCWUNE— Aaron S. Bailey #ArmyOfTheDead (@Aaron S. Bailey #ArmyOfTheDead) 1623262701
Fans are also drawing parallels to other popular sci-fi shows with English actors. Likely not a coincidence!
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