The Avengers Protocol, Part 1 is the first episode of the first season of Avengers Assemble. It aired on May 26th, 2013.
Tony Stark (Iron Man)monitors the battles of the former Avengers. Everyone is doing fine until Captain America encounters Red Skull. Just when Iron Man appears, M.O.D.O.K. appears and makes his powers useless. Captain America, M.O.D.O.K., and Red Skull vanish. Iron Man reassembles the Avengers after Captain America's apparent death. All except Black Widow accept the call. Reluctantly, Hawkeye, and the Hulk meet at the Avengers Mansion. Black Widow watches them from afar to make sure they really need her. She joins them after they almost lose to Red Skull's forces. Iron Man frees Captain America who was actually teleported instead of killed. However, his mind was switched with Red Skull's and is in the villains dying body. The real Captain America joins the fight and battles his own body. Iron Man shuts off all technology rendering M.O.D.O.K.'s technetic powers useless then turn everything back on. With the way cleared, Sam Wilson fies in as Falcon on Iron Man's orders and attacks Captain America's body. He received the Avengers Protocol while working for S.H.I.E.L.D. and and left in the middle of trainig with Nick Fury. He is subsequently fired by Fury and joins the Avengers. After they defeat Red Skull, Falcon switches Captain America and red Skull's brains back to where they belong. M.O.D.O.K. uses his powers to steal Iron Man's armor and give it to Red Skull. They then both escape. The vAengers are left to tend to a dying Tony Stark who tells Captain America to return the favor for saving his life.
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