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Agents of SHIELD Brand New Day

A “Brand New Day” Before The End Of Agents Of SHIELD

All season, the Agents of SHIELD have been at a pretty significant disadvantage. Sybil the Predictor, a Chronicom that can see all of time and it’s infinite variances, has been informing those working against SHIELD what they’ll do. Sure, they’ve had moments that Sybil didn’t notice, but for the most part, the conclusion was known before the start. Of course, our team will never get up despite the odds are moving increasingly toward them losing everything.

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“The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D”, Or, “Chopping Mall”

“The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D” is a wild ride through bad 80’s movies. If you don’t believe me, you might want to give the 1986 film “Chopping Mall” a view. It is straight-up terrible in ways that beg for watching. Preferably with friends and with alcohol. Fortunately, “Agents of SHIELD” uses […]

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Adapt Or Die Isn’t A Warning You Should Give The “Agents of SHIELD”

After a discussion with Sybil the Predictor (Tamara Taylor) that is more about Coulson’s speech than learning much, Coulson blows up the Chronicom hunter forms that were about to be awakened. Good news for the team, but we also apparently lose Coulson in the explosion. We did have a whole long conversation about him being able to come back from the dead, so I don’t think he’s gone, but it still makes for a good midseason rattle ’em up. Adapt or die indeed.

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Out Of The Past

Agents Of SHIELD Bring Someone Out Of The Past

What is an LMD like you doing in a slightly altered past like this? “Out of the Past” is the film-noir tribute that the producers of “Agents of SHIELD” have probably wanted to do since one of them first mentioned time-travel. Fortunately, it’s a fun roll through the genre. It also packs a little more into the look at racism and sexism that “Alien Commies From The Future!” started. The future also gets a gift from the past that is pretty spoilery, so we’ll talk about that later.

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The New Deal

“The New Deal” Brings Back “S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Still, it wouldn’t be the show we all love if there weren’t a lot of things frontloaded onto the season. I’m glad the show will have the ability to jump around the time streams. It’d be a bit much to get stuck in one place for 13 episodes. Plus, it’ll be fun to see the different Koenigs (Patton Oswald). Maybe, just maybe, we’ll even get some cross over from the big screen? I guess we’ll find out soon enough. Though with time travel, you never know.

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Agents of SHIELD – The Sign And New Life Review

The ending of ‘New Life,’ the second part of the ‘Agents of SHIELD’ season conclusion almost explains the rushed feeling of the season finale this year.  It’s almost as if the writers just wanted to hurry and finish the Shrike threads so they could get to what will be fully revealed in season 7.  Not a bad […]

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Agents Of SHIELD – Leap Review

Ok, I know it’s my own fault.  I often watch ‘Agents of SHIELD’ and promptly forget the details of each episode, not to mention entire seasons.  That is part of what makes watching things like ‘Doctor Who’ fun – I’m not really hung up on the continuity, so when things don’t line up it doesn’t bother me […]

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