Category: Agents of SHIELD

Agents of SHIELD Don’t Get No Respect

We might be nearing the end of the line for Agents of SHIELD, the increasingly ratings challenged Marvel appendage which only figured out what it wanted to be long after the casual fans bolted. Should […]

The Impermanence of a Comic Book Death: A Reaction to Superhero TV’s Recent Character Deaths

SPOILERS for Agents of SHIELD‘s season 3 finale, The Flash‘s “Invincible” (S2:E22) and Legends of Tomorrow‘s “Destiny” (S1:E15) Remember when people used to argue that superhero TV shows needed to start killing off characters? Yeah, […]

TV Review: Agents of Shield, “Shadows” (S2, EP1) – A Competent Spy Show, But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Last season, Agents of SHIELD was a big ole pile of disappointment.  Everyone stopped watching it by mid-season.  So, of course, that’s around the time it suddenly got pretty good, rewarding the faithful for their […]

Heading Into Next Season, Is Agents of SHIELD Too In Love With Its Own Mysteries?

This post effectively functions as my review of the final 3 episodes of the first season of Agents of SHIELD: Ever since Captain America: The Winter Soldier hit domestic theaters, its SHIELD-shattering plot has spilled over […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “The Only Light in the Darkness” (S1/EP19) – What Are They Fighting For?

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 4/22/2014 Director: Vincent Misiano (Blacklist, Gossip Girl, previously directed SHIELD‘s “FZZT” & “Turn, Turn, Turn”) Writer: Monica Owusu-Breen (Revolution, Fringe, Brothers & Sisters, previously wrote SHIELD‘s “The Well” and […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “Providence” (S1/EP18) – Pausing to Take a Breath

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 4/15/2014 Director: Milan Cheylov (Bones, Rizzoli & Isles, Once Upon a Time, 24,  previously directed SHIELD‘s “Asset”) Writer: Brent Fletcher (Spartacus: War of the Damned, previously wrote […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “Turn, Turn, Turn” (S1/EP17) – Where Do We Go From Here?

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 4/8/2014 Director: Vincent Misiano (Blacklist, Gossip Girl,  previously directed “FZZT” for SHIELD) Writer: Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen (SHIELD co-creators/show-runners) There are only four episodes of […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “End of the Beginning” (S1/EP16) – SHIELD Go Boom

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 4/1/2014 Director: Bobby Roth (Revenge, Lost, Prison Break, previously directed “TAHIT”/”The Hub” for SHIELD) Writer: Paul Zbyszewski (Lost, Hawaii Five-O, previously wrote “FZZT”/”Magical Place” for SHIELD) […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “Yes Men” (S1/EP15) – So, How Long Before Lady Sif Can Come Back?

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 3/11/2014 Director: John Terslesky (80s actor turned director whose recent credits include Grey’s Anatomy, Human Target, Gossip Girl, Castle) Writer: Shalisha Francis (Castle, previously wrote “The […]

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD, “T.A.H.I.T.I” (S1/EP14) – So, The Guy From Prometheus Saved Coulson?

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 3/4/2014 Director: Bobby Roth (directing TV since ’76, most recently Revenge, Prison Break) Writer: Jeffrey Bell (X-Files, Alias, Angel, previously wrote “0-8-4” and “Eye Spy” […]