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Appearing in "The Star-Spangled Man"
- U.S. Department of Defense
- U.S. Air Force
- Isaiah Bradley (First appearance)
- Dr. Christina Raynor (Full name first revealed)
- Flag Smashers
- United States Army
- Olivia Walker (First appearance)
- Sara Haines (First appearance)
- Avengers (Mentioned)
- Doctor Strange (Mentioned)
- Gary (First appearance)
- Global Repatriation Council (Mentioned)
- Rudy (First appearance) (Unnamed)
- Sharon Carter (Mentioned)
- Eli Bradley (First appearance)
- Hydra (Mentioned)
- Baltimore Police Department (First appearance)
- President of the United States (Mentioned)
- Power Broker (Mentioned)
- Helmut Zemo
Races and Species:
- North America
- South America
- Chile (Mentioned)
- Wakanda (Mentioned)
- Falcon's Wings
- Redwing (Destruction)
- Captain America's Uniform
- Super-Soldier Serum (Mentioned)
Synopsis for "The Star-Spangled Man"
John Walker is named Captain America, and Sam and Bucky team up against a rebel group.
|Sam Wilson / Falcon||Anthony Mackie|
|Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier||Sebastian Stan|
|John Walker||Wyatt Russell|
|Joaquín Torres||Danny Ramirez|
|Isaiah Bradley||Carl Lumbly|
|Karli Morgenthau||Erin Kellyman|
|Diego||Tyler Dean Flores|
|Dr. Raynor||Amy Aquino|
|Eli Bradley||Elijah Richardson|
|Olivia Walker||Gabrielle Byndloss|
|Alonso Barber||Mike Ray|
|Cops||Scott Parks, Richard Christian Wooley|
|Nervous Employee||Jonathan Horne|
|Neighborhood Kid||Jecobi Swain|
|Drumline Drum Major||Rashaad Horne|
|Drumline Dancers||Monique McNeal, Haley Daykin, Taya Bluiett, Sheena Brown, Sheneè Campbell|
- The high school marching band at the beginning of the episode play a rendition of "Star Spangled Man" from the film Captain America: The First Avenger.
- Bucky says he read the fantasy novel The Hobbit when it originally came out in 1937, but the novel was only published in London in 1937, with publications in the United States starting months later in 1938.
- The birthplace and childhood home of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. appears in the background of the scene Sam and Bucky visit Baltimore, even if Dr. King was born in Atlanta. This is because the series was filmed in Atlanta. King's home also appears in the background of the scene where Sam is racially profiled by the Baltimore police.
- This episode uses the same establishing shot footage of Germany as used in Captain America: Civil War, just without the large location name titles.
- Perhaps coincidentally, the plate number of one of the Flag Smashers' trucks, "20 11 EKH", is virtually identical to the plate number of Wanda Maximoff's car ("2011 EKH") in the WandaVision episode "Previously On".
- Zemo's cell number 2187 is most likely a reference to Cell 2187, the cell of Princess Leia aboard the Death Star in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. The number has since become a recurring Easter egg throughout Star Wars media.
- The entire opening sequence could be an homage to Captain America #333, with the locker room scene possibly being based on the first page where John puts on the Captain America suit for the first time. The TV segment where the interviewer is talking about all of John's accomplishments could be based on a talk show interview he did in that same comic book issue as Super-Patriot about the time he saved the Washington Monument from a terrorist known as Warhead.
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