The following post contains SPOILERS for Avengers: Endgame. Boy, have I written that sentence a lot in the last month.

There are times watching Avengers: Endgame when it feels like every single character who has ever appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has shown up for this one. There are long-dead characters, like Rene Russo’s Frigga. There are returning characters played by actors who swore they were done with Marvel forever. (What’s up, Natalie Portman!) And there are even really minor characters who you forgot were even a thing and probably never even knew the names of in the first place. (For the record, that guy you didn’t recognize in the funeral scene was Ty Simpkins’ Harley Kenner from Iron Man 3.)

That is what it feels like. In reality, there are still a few outliers who didn’t make the cut. They include some minor, supporting players, yes. But some of the characters who don’t show up were, at least at one time, pretty huge players in the MCU. They headlined TV shows.They romanced the heroes. They showed up in movie after movie as the connective thread between franchises. And whatever they were up to while Thanos was trying to destroy half the universe, they weren’t here.

Without including any of the villains you wouldn’t expect to show up in the film because they, y’know, hate the Avengers, here are 15 of the most notable Marvel characters who didn’t show up in Avengers: Endgame:

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