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    Don Cheadle Was Nominated For An Emmy For "Falcon And The Winter Soldier," And Twitter Has THOUGHTS

    Raise your hand if you kind of forgot he was in the show.

    Emmy nominations came in this morning, and there's one that's surprising a lot of people. Hint: It involves one of the new Marvel shows.

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    While WandaVision garnered a well-deserved Best Limited/Anthology series nomination and individual recognition for Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, and Kathryn Hahn, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier only received one (non-technical) nomination...for Don Cheadle.

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    You might be saying, "Huh? Didn't Don only appear in, like, one scene in the entire series?" And, my dear friends, the answer is yes.

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    Cheadle's character, Rhodey, appears in the first episode to attend the ceremony where Sam gives up Steve's shield. He then asks Sam to take a walk, and they briefly catch up before he asks Sam why he didn't take up the Captain America mantle.

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    Sam briefly explains that he feels like the shield belongs to Steve, and then Rhodey gives a short monologue about what the world is like following the events of Endgame.

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    The scene ends after less than two minutes (three, if you count it from the first time we see Rhodey) — and very few of the shots even show Rhodey's face.

    Rhodey says to Sam, "It's a new day, brother. I'll be in touch"
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    It's certainly an interesting choice to nominate Cheadle in the guest actor category for what felt like more of a cameo...

    @DiscussingFilm Wtf I forgot don cheadle was even in falcon and Bucky lol

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    ...but hey, some people were here for it.

    Don cheadle got an Emmy nomination for 3 minutes of screen time. Respect. https://t.co/Uiha0Whb4R

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    Honestly, good for him.

    don cheadle came on the tfatws set once and secured his emmy nomination, give it up for don cheadle

    Twitter: @civiiswar

    Truly a king thing.

    Don Cheadle was in tfatws for like a minute and he got nominated for an emmy. king things

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    Some people were definitely upset that he got the nomination over other actors.

    I like don Cheadle, but I barely remembered he was in this if anyone deserved to be nominated for it its Daniel bruhl or Anthony Mackie https://t.co/G5Fimua4pO

    Especially Carl Lumbly, who likely would've been in the same "Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series" category.

    as much as i like don cheadle. carl lumbly deserved a nom by a long shot

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    Though some found it humorous that Mackie and Sebastian, the leads of the show, were passed over...

    don cheadle gettin nominated for a 30 second scene with the actual leads of the show gettin nothing is way more funnier than it should be im sorry https://t.co/h0s1ceRlQa

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    ...suggesting they must've pissed off someone to get snubbed.

    yeooooo who did anthony mackie piss off on the emmy panel cuz why don cheadle get nominated for tfatws when he only had 2 scenes broooo

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    Don Cheadle himself seems to have responded to both the nomination and the criticism, saying he doesn't "really get it either."

    thanks, well wishers. sorry, haters. agreed, 🤷🏿‍♂️ers. i don't really get it either. buuuuuuuuuut on we go ...

    But, as he said, "on we go." Congratulations to Don, and good luck this year!