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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S04 E15: ‘Self Control’

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In the last episode, in perhaps one of the most frightening cliffhangers in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. history, five of our team have been replaced by LMDs – everyone but Fitz and Simmons as a matter of fact – and the bad guys are looking for a full set. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Self Control.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E15: Spacetime

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When Daisy sees into the dark future, the other Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. try to convince her that the future can be changed and isn’t set in stone. Hey, wait a minute, isn’t that the plot of Civil War II? Meet me after the jump to find out in my thoughts on what ABC calls a must-see episode, “Spacetime.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E12: The Inside Man

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I think Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers put it best a few decades back, “The waiting is the hardest part.” In the last episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” we saw the Secret Warriors briefly assemble and disassemble, And Hive begin to get his bearings on Earth. Now it’s just a waiting game to see what heavy boot drops next. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Inside Man.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E11: Bouncing Back

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The longer “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is away, the more excited I am for its return. What is that old adage about the heart growing fonder? When we last left our heroes, they had been reunited, scored a major blow against Hydra, and made it home from the distant planet Maveth. Unfortunately the ancient Inhuman god they were trying to stop also made its way to Earth as well… in the form of ex-Agent Grant Ward… Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Bouncing Back.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E10: Maveth

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In the mid-season winter finale of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” it’s Coulson and Ward in final combat on the distant planet Maveth, Hydra searches for their ancient Inhuman god, and Daisy and her Secret Warriors face a baptism by fire. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Maveth.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E09: Closure

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For an episode titled “Closure,” and with so much at stake this season of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” promises are implied. Will there really be closure? As Agent Coulson declares personal war on Ward, the heat is on, and the question is – who gets burned? Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Closure.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E08: Many Heads, One Tale

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The last episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” was a rough one with a traitor in their midst as Dr. Andrew Garner was revealed to be the Inhuman killer Lash, and his ex-wife May had to take him down. It doesn’t look like things are getting any better with Rosalind Price and the A.C.T.U. possibly working with Hydra. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Many Heads, One Tale.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E06: Among Us Hide…

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One of the things I have loved about “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is its ability to present two or more different storylines, seemingly unrelated, and then crash them in a logical collision that we were not expecting. I have always loved the show when it dives into the espionage genre that it was birthed in, and of course, in any media, I love being surprised. In this episode, I get everything I like, love, and want. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Among Us Hide…”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E04: Devils You Know

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Any television series with its roots in the espionage genre should be about trust. And let’s face it, even though “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is set in a superhero universe, it is at its heart about espionage. All the clichés apply, like the enemy of my enemy is my friend and better the devils you know than the ones you don’t. That last one hits hard this episode with S.H.I.E.L.D.’s new alliance with the A.C.T.U. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Devils You Know.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E03: A Wanted (Inhu)Man

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After the daring rescue of Agent Jemma Simmons last week, things are back to status quo for “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” While ex-Agent Grant Ward rebuilds Hydra with the son of Baron Von Strucker, S.H.I.E.L.D. is back to collecting Inhumans before the mysterious government group run by Rosalind Price, the Alien Threat Containment Unit, who are more about dissecting the Inhumans than recruiting them. And what does the sinister Inhuman called Lash want? Meet me after the jump for clues, and my thoughts on “A Wanted (Inhu)Man.”

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