Thor: Ragnarok Had No Official Footage For Comic-Con, So It Did Something Hilarious Instead

Thor Ragnarok

Because Thor: Ragnarok has just begun production down in Australia, Marvel Studios wasn't able to edit any footage from the film before their big Saturday panel at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. This was certainly disappointing for anyone sitting in Hall H hoping to see the God of Thunder face off with the Asgardian goddess of Death... but the good news was that the company brought something else instead. You see, writer/director Taika Waititi has a rather brilliant comedic mind, so he decided to put together Civil War: Team Thor: a short, hilarious documentary detailing what Thor has been up to since The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

As it turns out, Thor (played by Chris Hemsworth) really hasn't been up to much of anything. Following the events that happened in Sokovia, he decided to take some "me time" - which found him moving to Australia and finding a roommate in average dude Daryl Jacobson. He decided that he wanted to be around normal people for a bit -- though this seems to vex his roomy a bit, especially when Mjolnir is sitting on the floor and preventing Daryl from vacuuming.

During this free period, Thor has continued to do good deeds -- such as visiting schools to talk to children about his Avengers teammates -- but it seems that most of his time is spent bugging his new best friend. Visiting Daryl at work, he has him fire off some "electronic mail" to Tony Stark and Steve Rogers, checking in with them about their tiff and trying to find out if either one of them wants his help. Unfortunately, his tact is a bit less than graceful, as he asks Iron Man about the fun time he had building an artificially intelligent robot that nearly destroyed the world, and tells Captain America that he still hasn't told the Avengers about the time he goaded Cap into killing some prisoners.

Giving us some more insight into Thor's daily life on Midgard, the documentary also did a quick tour of the God of Thunder's bedroom -- which features runes on a sign outside that say "Keep Out, Daryl." In addition to having a special bed where Mjonir sleeps, he also has a giant board that he's using to investigate the Infinity Stones. At the center of it all is Thanos, who Thor describes thusly:

This fellow is somehow in the center of it all. He's the man in the chair. He's purple. He has a magic glove. He doesn't like standing up.

While Thor can't get any kind of response from Iron Man or Captain America, he does occasionally meet up with Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) to discuss issues -- like the scientist's problem he has with wearing long pants, hulking out, and being left with cutoffs. What seriously bums the Asgardian out, however, is that Tony is still calling Bruce for help, and that Bruce is turning down money to "join [the] pissing contest." Certainly a problem is that Thor doesn't have a phone, but he has a simple solution for that: "Send a raven."

Sadly it doesn't look like the Civil War: Team Thor documentary will be getting posted online, but we definitely have our fingers crossed that it will be featured on the Thor: Ragnarok Blu-ray. It seems selfish given that we already got to see it in Hall H, but it was so hilarious that we want to watch it time and time again.

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