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The Moon Knight Episode 1 Scene That Went Too Far

This article contains spoilers for "Moon Knight" Episode 1.

"Moon Knight" is finally here and it's arguably Marvel's darkest and most bizarre show to date. The six-episode series, which is available to stream on Disney+, chronicles the experiences of a man who's struggling with a dissociative identity disorder. Throughout the season, he must come to terms with his newfound role as a superhero while also dealing with the multiple personalities that rage inside him. But the veil that separates illusion and reality is paper-thin, making it difficult for our hero to be able to tell the difference between what's real and fake.

The first episode of "Moon Knight" revolves around Steven Grant (Oscar Isaac), an awkward museum gift-shop employee who finds himself at the center of a mystery involving ancient Egyptian gods, supernatural dogs, and other dangerous foes. However, Steven also struggles to contend with the regular elements of everyday life, such as dating women and taking care of a pet. Naturally, this causes him to make some questionable decisions that might upset a few "Moon Knight" viewers.

Steven Grant shouldn't have fed chocolate to his goldfish

Dating is difficult at the best of times. However, it's extra nerve-racking when you show up late because you were involved in a mind-bending high-speed chase on a dangerous mountain road. Steven Grant encounters this problem during the first episode of "Moon Knight," and the aftermath causes him to mistreat his goldfish. After his date tells him to lose her number, Steven gets stuck into a box of Belgian chocolates and basks in his sorrow for a while. However, he also makes the mistake of sharing some of the chocolate sprinkles with his goldfish, which is never a good idea. Even though Steven's actions are kind and well-intentioned, it's a well-known fact that goldfish can't eat chocolate as it will probably kill them (per JalJeev).

The fate of the goldfish isn't clarified during this episode. Furthermore, Steven's subsequent battle with Arthur Harrow (Ethan Hawke) and the antagonist's vicious dog assassins overshadows everything that came before. That being said, Steven's actions could have posed serious health problems for his pet and that's worth highlighting.