The Worst Episodes of What If…? That Should Have Stayed in the Multiverse – A Critical Review.

If you’re a Marvel fan, you’re probably already hooked on What If…? The animated anthology series takes beloved moments from the MCU and spins them into alternate realities, giving us new takes on familiar characters and storylines. But let’s be real: not every episode is a hit. Some of them miss the mark so badly, you’ll wonder what the writers were thinking. Fear not, true believers, because we’ve compiled a list of the worst episodes of What If…? Whether you’re looking to avoid disappointment or just want to commiserate with fellow fans, read on for our picks of the most forgettable, frustrating, and downright cringe-worthy entries in the series.
What If… Thor Were an Only Child?

What If… Thor Were an Only Child?

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2021-09-22

Thor, who never learned to be a good hero, throws an out-of-control intergalactic party on Earth.

What If… Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?

What If… Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2021-09-15

An American soldier called Killmonger rescues Tony Stark when his Humvee is attacked in Afghanistan.

What If… Captain Carter Were The First Avenger?

What If… Captain Carter Were The First Avenger?

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2021-08-11

When Steve Rogers is seriously injured, Peggy Carter becomes the world’s first Super Soldier.

What If… Zombies!?

What If… Zombies!?

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2021-09-08

When The Avengers are infected by a zombie plague, surviving heroes search for a cure.

What If… The World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?

What If… The World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2021-08-25

Nick Fury struggles to launch The Avengers when candidates are targeted by a serial killer.

What If… T'Challa Became a Star-Lord?

What If… T’Challa Became a Star-Lord?

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2021-08-18

The rough-and-tumble space pirates known as the Ravagers abduct T’Challa instead of Peter Quill.

What If… The Watcher Broke His Oath?

What If… The Watcher Broke His Oath?

Season 1 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2021-10-06

The Watcher breaks his oath and recruits heroes from across the multiverse to battle against Ultron.

What If… Doctor Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands?

What If… Doctor Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands?

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2021-09-01

A grief-stricken Doctor Strange uses the Eye of Agamotto in a dangerous effort to change the past.

What If… Ultron Won?

What If… Ultron Won?

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2021-09-29

Natasha Romanoff and Clint Barton seek to destroy killer-robot Ultron following a cataclysmic event.