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The Werewolf By Night Moment That Channels One Of Mad Max's Greatest Characters

Contains spoilers for "Werewolf by Night"

Marvel Studios special presentation "Werewolf by Night" takes place in the dark, hitherto unexplored underbelly of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, handily paving the way for similar future projects like "Blade" in the process. As the nervous and careful Jack Russell (Gael García Bernal) makes immediately clear, this isn't a corner of the MCU frequented by the Avengers, and he's definitely not your average Marvel protagonist.

"Werewolf by Night" takes the viewer in the monochrome world of the Bloodstone family and their circle of monster hunters who stalk the night to rid the world of ... well, bigger, uglier things that stalk the night. Despite the grim premise and bloody action, however, "Werewolf by Night" doesn't lose sight of the fact that horror should be fun. To this effect, it includes plenty of cool moments and surprising Easter eggs. Sometimes, the MCU one-off even nods at some pretty surprising places – - including the "Mad Max" franchise. Let's take a look at the "Werewolf by Night" moment that seems to channel one of "Mad Max's" greatest characters.

The flaming tuba could be straight out of the Doof Warrior's arsenal

When Jack and the other monster hunters begin to chase down the beast that turns out to be classic Marvel character and Jack's friend, Man-Thing (Carey Jones), they get a truly fitting musical sendoff. As the first hunter to leave, Jack is sent to the hunting grounds by a man who blasts ominous notes from a flaming tuba, played by David Silverman and fittingly named in the credits as "The Flaming Tuba."

A massive brass instrument that's been set ablaze is a cool visual in its own right, but it's also pretty reminiscent of another fictional fiery instrument and its wielder. Either accidentally or by design, the fire tuba evokes images of classic "Mad Max" character Doof Warrior (portrayed by musician iOTA) from "Mad Max: Fury Road."

The Doof Warrior is a member of Immortan Joe's (Hugh Keays-Byrne) War Boys, and despite his lack of eyesight, he contributes to their impressive motorcade by providing amazing riffs from his flamethrower guitar. While the top hat-wearing tuba player in "Werewolf by Night" opts for a considerably more muted and somber performance, he clearly embodies the same affinity for the fire element as his fellow musician in "Mad Max: Fury Road."

Marvel Studios' "Werewolf by Night" is available for streaming on Disney+.