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The Thor Easter Egg We Never Saw In Spider-Man: Homecoming

When audiences first meet Tom Holland's Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, in "Captain America: Civil War," and "Spider-Man: Homecoming," the young superhero is simply happy to be included. Holland's Parker is depicted as thrilled to meet Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark and receive Stark Industries-built Spider-Man suits as he learns what it really means to be a hero in his first two stories in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The three MCU "Spider-Man" films are littered with appearances from other Marvel characters and references to the wider universe. Tony Stark and Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau) appear in supporting roles, Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury makes an appearance in "Spider-Man: Far from Home," and "Spider-Man: No Way Home" takes things to a new level with significant crossovers with past "Spider-Man" films.

Peter Parker's MCU movies, executive produced by Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, often show how the Avengers have affected the world around them. In "Homecoming," we see Captain America (Chris Evans) appear in public service announcements, and in "Far from Home," the MCU's first movie that takes place after 2019's "Avengers: Endgame," we first see how lives were upended by the Blip and learn there are documentaries about Thanos (Josh Brolin) and the events of "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Endgame."

One Easter egg involving an Avenger Peter hasn't spent any significant time with, though, didn't quite make the cut for "Homecoming."

A deleted scene features Peter Parker saying Thor doesn't have a phone

In a deleted scene from 2017's "Homecoming," Peter's friend Ned (Jacob Batalon) asks Peter if he's speaking with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on his cell phone, and Peter replies, "No. I don't think Thor uses a phone."

Had this scene made it into the film's final theatrical cut, it would have served as a nod to a short film called "Team Thor" that director Taika Waititi shot about one month before filming for "Thor: Ragnarok" started (via Den of Geek). The mockumentary-style production follows Thor during and after the events of "Civil War," making light of the fact that Thor and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) were left out of the intra-Avengers feud.

In a clip from "Team Thor," Thor and Bruce attempt to call Tony Stark via cell phone, but Tony appears to tell Bruce that he doesn't have time to speak with Thor at the moment. When Tony tells Bruce he doesn't know how to get in touch with Thor, Thor says "I don't have a phone," imploring Tony to send a raven in order to contact him instead.

"Team Thor" and "Ragnarok" proved popular with audiences for adopting a funnier tone for the Norse god character, so it's entirely possible that Waititi makes reference to the mockumentary in the upcoming film "Thor: Love and Thunder." Given the rumors that Thor's roommate in "Team Thor," Darryl, may appear in the new movie, perhaps Thor will finally purchase a cell phone.