Is Infinity War the most ambitious crossover event of all time? Twitter says no

Hulk and Black Panther = great. Magnum, P.I. and Jessica Fletcher = even better

War Machine (Don Cheadle), Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Okoye (Danai Gurira), Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) in Avengers: Infinity War (Marvel, HF)

Hulk. Black Widow. Iron Patriot. Dr Strange, Gamora, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Captain America, Black Panther, Okoye, Shuri, Star-Lord, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Thor, Groot and Loki. These are just some of the characters confirmed to make an appearance in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, which surely cements the film’s status as the most significant crossover ever caught on camera, right?

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Absolutely not, says Twitter. True, we’ll see Chris Hemsworth’s Thor finally share screen-time with the Guardians of the Galaxy, but is that really the most ambitious crossover in history?

What about the Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle team-up?

Or the time Bruce Forsyth cropped-up alongside Captain Britain and co?

Or, well, any of these ensembles…

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Face it, Avengers, unless you’re willing to conscript at least one 1980s detective or cartoon Mr T then the title of “most ambitious crossover” is still well out of reach.