Howard survived the car crash, and was bound by a deal to stay undercover as a SHIELD Agent. This is the Howard that Tony grew up with, and is a blend of MCU and comics verse.
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Any one care to tell me where I’ve ended up this time?
Hnn, thought so. How unfortunate. Well, mister Stark, since you do not remember my name I suppose I shall indulge you. I...
Uh…Alright? Who are you, anyway?
Nothing, it’s not important anymore; I already know my answer.
Yeah, I know. We’re, uh - friends.
Toots? Don’t ever call me that again. It’s way too weird.
I’m honest. Just call me John. I did mention a drink, didn’t I?
Oh god. You’ve gotten Alzheimer’s. You think you’re back in a time when you used to say “swell.” Do you recognize which...
… Are you ill or something?
Where were you before then? Di Stefano- Ettore. But I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that means nothing to you.
…. *Although she’s broken noses for lesser offenses, this is Howard, and the right thing to do would be keep an eye on...