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Marvel Cinematics Universe - Specials

Marvel Cinematics Universe is pretty comprehensive including movies, TV and streaming episodes.  The following are a list of Movie shorts, special episodes, and web video releases that many miss since they are not one of the main movies or a stream series on Netflix or Hulu.

Part of the MCU timeline
  • Marvel One-Shots:  A series of direct-to-video short films produced by Marvel Studios, set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). They are included as special features in the MCU film's Blu-ray and digital distribution releases, and are not included on the DVDs. The following are the timeline for these movie shorts and link to the Blu-ray items on Amazon for each one:
    • Agent Carter (2013) - 15 min - It is set after Season 2 of Agent Carter, which is also set after Captain America: The First Avenger. A part of Iron Man 3 Blu-ray.
    • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer (2011) - 4 min - It takes place during the events of The Incredible Hulk, and in between the events of Iron Man 2 and Thor.  A part of Captain America: The First Avenger Blu-ray.
    • The Consultant (2011) - 4 min - It is set after the main events of Thor and during the final events of The Incredible Hulk. A part of Thor Blu-ray.
    • Item 47 (2012) - 12 min - It is set right after the Battle of New York - The Avengers. A part of The Avengers Blu-ray.
    • Season 1 -  July 2015 - The events prior to Ant-Man:
      • WHIH: NEWSFRONT Promo
      • WHiH: Newsfront Top Stories
      • WHIH EXCLUSIVE: 2012 VistaCorp break-in security footage involving cyber-criminal Scott Lang
      • WIRED Insider Interviews Darren Cross, CEO of Pym Technologies
      • WHIH Exclusive: Scott Lang Interview
    • Season 2 - April 2016 - The events prior to Captain America: Civil War:
      • AVENGERS IMPACT: A WHIH Newsfront Special Report
      • WHIH Newsfront: The Cost of Saving The World
      • WHIH Newsfront: The Avengers and The White House
      • WHIH Newsfront Exclusive: President Ellis Discusses the Avengers
      • WHIH Breaking News: Attack In Lagos

Not Part of the MCU timeline
  • Special Look Teaser of Joss Whedon's new (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) TV Show where the cast present their characters and Joss Whedon (Executive producer/Director/Writer) outlines the premise.
  • Marvel's Double Agent - Five episodes - A double agent working for the Mastermind is infiltrating the set.  ABC Television Network has published the episodes as part of the Double Agent playlist on Youtube.  These are crossing the real world with the MCU Agents of Shield behind the scene stuff. An interesting series specially when the Mastermind is revealed.
  • Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. : AcademyFive episodes - A few fans go through a trials for a chance to appear as an agent in one of the episodes.  ABC Television Network has published the episodes as part of the Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. : Academy playlist on YoutubeThese are crossing the real world with the MCU Agents of Shield behind the scene stuff. An interesting series specially when the Mastermind is revealed.
  • Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe available on Amazon Videos. It is a 43 min special documentary that aired on ABC on March 18, 2014. The documentary showed exclusive looks at all the previous films and one-shots as well as sneak peeks of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron and future episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Again, if you are looking for other Agents of Shield episodes, you can stream them on Amazon here.