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Ghosts of the Past

"Ghosts of the Past"
Director: Phil Pignotti — Writer: Todd Casey — Aired: October 26, 2014 — File:Icon-Image.png    File:Icon-Video.png    [[Valhalla Can Wait|◄]]    [[Beneath the Surface|►]]

Ghosts of the Past is the 4th episode of the second season of Avengers Assemble


Red Skull has information that could help the Avengers save the world from Thanos, but an intruder kidnaps Red Skull before they can retrieve it. Captain America discovers that the trespasser is none other than his old partner Bucky Barnes (now the Winter Soldier), who is back seeking revenge.


The episode begins when Tony Stark gives a mission assignment for Captain America and Falcon to stop H.Y.D.R.A. from destroying a S.H.I.E.L.D. armory if they don't free Red Skull asking for Hulk as backup while eating nachos with guacamole. Falcon and Captain America accept the assignment and are on their way to the hijacked S.H.I.E.L.D. armory. They don't notice that Winter Solider is watching them, while H.Y.D.R.A was being distracted by Tony Stark's message. While fighting H.Y.D.R.A. robot takes Falcon's wings making him defenseless and throws him out leaving Captain America shocked. Falcon asks Tony for suggestions for a safe landing and Tony says that he has only 20 seconds left for the impact if Captain hadn't diffused the bomb in time. Turns out that the only way Falcon could be saved is to land in the ocean until Capitan comes to help him. Falcon wants to be a two-men team like Hawkeye and Black Widow but Captain America declines the idea. While Winter Solider is at the roof of the Avengers Tower he shoots the data crocks lock to disable the lock and cause static to the cameras, sneaks into the vent waiting for Falcon, who asks the Black Widow about what happened to Bucky, to leave. He uses a taser cord to sedate Tony, while Hulk is napping in the living room. Hawkeye makes a deal with Thor to hit every target to keep Thor from hogging the T.V. for a weekend using a pea. It lands in Hulks nose making him awake and mad. At this point the Winter Soldier throws a grenade with sleeping gas knocking them out. At the prisoner detention center Black Widow is demanding answers from Red Skull to stop Thanos and gets only numbers. Falcon comes in asking about what happened to Bucky. She reveals that Red Skull turned him into a killing machine. Experiment failed in case of Red Skull which was revealed in Captain Americ: The First Avenger. After being distracted by the security system alarm Falcon tries to call in Tony Stark and J.A.R.V.I.S. but gets nothing. Falcon and Black Widow make their way back to the datacrocks. The intruder kidnaps Red Skull. Captain is at the datacrocks accessing J.A.R.V.I.S and fails due to Winter Solider disabling the AI ( artificial inteligence). Falcon asks Captain America about Iron Man's location. It is stated that only the three of them were avalible. Red Skull hijackes The Avenjet but apperently it is now on its way to Avengers Tower. Captain America doubts that Red Skull is responsible for hijacking The Avenjet. Black Widow asks Falcon if he's gonna help Iron Man with The Avenjet and if he trusts that Captain America will be on his communicator. Iron Man wakes the rest of teh group. Tony tells Sam about his plan to take care of The Avenjet. He deploys one missile for Falcon to enter. He finds out that it was put on auto-pilot. Falcon puts The Avenjet on Manual Control while Iron Man is running a tracking device on Red Skull. In the meantime Winter Solider and Red Skull are in the subway below the city. Their path crosses with Captains`. Captain America tries to persuade Winter Solider to give him back Red Skull. Winter Solider shoots at Captain escapes on the train. They fight puting at danger the lives of citizents. Eventually Bucky destroys part of the Manhattan Train Track and runs away. Hawkeye fires two cable arrows deploying Hulk and Thor and with Tony`s help they stop the train. The Avengers save the day. Black Widow says that she put a tracking device on Red Skull, but unfortuantely Winter Solider disabled it. Iron Man and Captain America are having a conversation about Winter Soliders orgins. Steve blames himself for creating Winter Soldier. Falcon finally locates Red Skull at a abandoned missile silo in New Jersey. In the silo Winter Solider uses digital hand cuffs to stop Red Skull from escaping. Falcon realises that the avengers tracking device was destroyed. After quick instructions on how to destroy the missile Hulk jumps to destroy thruster while Thor destroyes the detonator. Captain with Falcon destroy another missile. One of the rocket is pointed in Belarus where Bucky was barinwashed.. Captain America mentions how much the situation resemble the one from Captain America: The First Avenger where he had to land on the water and then spend 70 years in ice. Winter Solider snickes and throws a part of the missile at Captain America but fails to injure him. Captain America tries to help Bucky. Black Widow informs the rest that there is no time to stop the other three missiles. Thor saves Hulk as he hopes that Hulk doesn't puke on him. Winter Solider and Captain finish their fight. Bucky explaines to Captain America that it was Red Skull who turned into a monster. Steve rescues Red Skul as Winer Soldier escapes using skydiving wing suit. Falcon asks Captain America if it id finally a good time to team up. Captain America recovers his shield while Sam destroyes the round. Captain asks Falcon weather he wants to do a mission at The Belarus Russia Museum Hydra Base with him. Thor is happy that he won his bet with Hawkeye.


  • Adrian Pasdar-Iron Man
  • Fred Tatasciore-Hulk
  • Roger Craig Smith-Captain America
  • Travis Willingham-Thor
  • Troy Baker-Hawkeye
  • Bumper Robinson-Falcon
  • Laura Bailey-Black Widow, Woman, Kid
  • Bob Bergen-Winter Solider
  • Liam O' Brien-Red Skull/ Commuter

Background Information[]


  • Iron Man' faceplate is covering up his face at 14:06
  • Jet Pack fire is orange instead of blue at 14:30
  • Winter Soliders gogles are black instead of green at 18:35


Featured Characters:

  • Avengers
    • Iron Man (Tony Stark)
    • Falcon (Sam Wilson)
    • Thor
    • The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
    • Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
    • Captain America (Steve Rogers)
    • Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff)

Supporting Characters:

  • J.A.R.V.I.S.


  • Hydra
  • Red Skull (Johann Shmidt)
  • Winter Soldier (Bucky Barnes) (First full appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Thanos (Appears on a Computer Screen, TV or Hologram Only)
  • Arsenal


  • When Captain America was freeing Red Skull he is talking about Captain America: The First Avenger.* This is the only episode where the Winter Soldier appear.
  • There's a person that is simular to Flash Thompson while Winter Solider and Captain America where both fighting.
  • There's a person simular to Iron Fist.
  • Red Skull talks about two other infinity stones The Mind and Time Stone.
  • At the end of the episode the avengers move Red Skull to another cell.
  • This is the third episode featuring the avengers darkest secrets first was One Little Thing, Crimes And Circuses.
  • It reveals that Hawkeye doesn't like Guacamole.