An overstuffed finale makes an argument for why Marvel should stick with its network spy drama another year. ABC bought the argument. Will fans?
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With Age of Ultron in the rear view, the show can finally start building up its own major conflict, but not without a few stumbles along the way.
A reunion of the original cast is high on fan service feels but low on genuine drama as Marvel’s next big movie turns to Easter Egg territory.
Director Coulson and company regain their focus with a spy vs spy episode that sees uneasy alliances form in the hunt for Skye.
Marvel’s network drama falls back on one of the worst tropes in genre TV to flesh out Agent May’s tragic backstory.
Both the new S.H.I.E.L.D. and the new Inhumans work to break Coulson’s team apart even as he calls in reinforcements from Marvel’s cyborg anti-hero.
A number of parallel plotlines collide as the new S.H.I.E.L.D. of Edward James Olmos takes us back to Captain America 2 before taking control.
As the Hydra-harmed Ward reemerges, Marvel’s network drama invokes Quentin Tarantino and pales in comparison.
In a mostly wheel-spinning episode, Marvel’s network drama still manages to provide some thrills thanks to Kyle MacLachlan’s deranged daddy figure.
The return of Thor’s warrior foil heralds a stand-alone story built on basic tropes but packed with satisfying secrets.
The Marvel Studios series returns with an episode that’s mostly set up but still delivers some electric Inhuman twists and sews seeds of betrayal.
Reveling in her rising status as action star, the actress talks with SPINOFF about going toe-to-toe with Keanu Reeves, Bobbi Morse’s “little secret,” and the major drawback of that Wonder Woman costume.