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The Spider-Man: No Way Home Scene That Left Fans Wanting More

Contains spoilers for "Spider-Man: No Way Home"

In case you haven't heard, moviegoers can't stop gushing over "Spider-Man: No Way Home." It's been a while since it first came out, and it continues to dominate pop culture conversations across social media. Fans on Twitter and TikTok have heaped praise on its laundry list of non-MCU cameos and incredible moments of fan service. But even without those moments, the film stands on its own as one of the best MCU films to ever come out, making plenty of people's "Best Movies of 2021" lists. However, there's one specific scene in "No Way Home" that has left many people salivating for more.

In its own way, Tom Holland's third standalone movie as Spider-Man serves as a launching point for many of Marvel's multiversal Phase Four plans. Former big-screen web slingers like Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield both show up in it, as do other members of the MCU and Sony's Spider-Man Universe, including Charlie Cox's Matt Murdock and Tom Hardy's Eddie Brock. Plus, it inevitably sets up plenty of tampering with the multiverse that will take place with "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness."

Each of the film's crossover characters has momentous moments and franchise-altering scenes in "No Way Home," but fans have been singling out one, in particular, that they'd love to see revisited in the future.

Marvel fans want to see the 'bitter' dark side of Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man

Towards the end of "Spider-Man: No Way Home," there's a moment between all three of its Spider-Men, played by Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland, where they discuss all the traumatic things they've been through over the years. The scene comes following the death of Holland's Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) and sees his version of Peter Parker debating whether or not he should exact revenge against the Green Goblin (Willem Dafoe) for killing her. 

When it comes time for Garfield's Peter to reveal his greatest loss, the death of Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), he describes growing "bitter" in the years after her passing, and claims that he stopped "pulling [his] punches." The moment has sparked countless ideas and fan theories on social media and has left many viewers wanting to know more about what Garfield's Parker did during this dark, unseen stage of his life.

"Does anyone else want to see a followup on Andrew's spider-man after he said he got bitter and stopped pulling his punches?" asked u/MooneBoy in a Reddit discussion about "No Way Home." The user added, "Man, I need to see andrew go absolutely ballistic and really f*** s*** up in his universe, sounds like venom-type stuff." u/BloodyRedBats replied to their fellow Redditor's comment, writing, "Yes! I remembered after watching how dark he went after Uncle Ben died in ['The Amazing Spider-Man']. Imagining him struggle to keep afloat after ['The Amazing Spider-Man 2'] and failing would be so gut wrenching."

The last time we saw Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man prior to "No Way Home," he was once again saving the city from Rhino's (Paul Giamatti) rampage. Is it possible we'll ever see what we was up to after that moment?

What are the chances we'll ever see The Amazing Spider-Man 3?

It's clear fans want more of Garfield's Spider-Man out there, and while it's unclear if they'll ever get their wish, they certainly have plenty of ideas of how "The Amazing Spider-Man 3" could work. After all, it's now been established that previous Marvel movies not set within the MCU proper exist in alternate universes. Theoretically, "The Amazing Spider-Man" franchise could continue solely under Sony's umbrella, giving Garfield's character closure while setting up something truly epic to pay off that "pulling my punches" line.

Once again, it's Marvel fans to the rescue as they've come up with plenty of ideas of how "The Amazing Spider-Man 3" could manifest, and it involves taking advantage of another Sony franchise. On a separate Reddit thread, u/SuchSense posits, "They need Tom Hardy's Venom squaring up against someone don't they? They should just do a Venom VS. Spidey movie with Garfield and then maybe a team up between the two."

It would definitely scratch some itches fans have to see Venom and Spidey go toe-to-toe on the big screen once again, and it doesn't necessarily close the doors for the symbiote to wreak havoc in the MCU. As we saw in the "No Way Home" mid-credits scene, a piece of the symbiote was left behind in the MCU, and there are other characters it could potentially latch to. Redditor u/TheJoshider10 suggests, "I think that's a good idea and then the symbiote in the MCU can do something different. Agent Venom, Venom Scorpion, something original etc."

As Marvel fans know all too well at this point, anything is possible within the multiverse.