Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 9

“Best Laid Plans” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD continues to build towards the return to the present as Kasius struggles to maintain control over the human population. Last week suggested that the characters are caught in an endlessly repeating time look that always ends the same way. It was unclear if there was some kind of…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 8

“The Last Day” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD debates the finer points of time travel as the team try to figure out their next move. The reveal in the previous episode of the older version of Robin (Willow Hale) was no real surprise as she is the most natural fit for being the source of all…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 7

“Together or Not at All” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD reunites the majority of the team and starts to move towards the end game of the future set outer space story arc. Nobody could accuse this season of being slow so far. Things have moved along at an impressive clip which means that there are fewer…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 6

“Fun & Games” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD brings Fitz back into the fold and moves forward with his plan to rescue his friends under Kasius’ control. Fitz being in the future is a great thing all on its own because it brings the entire cast together even if they haven’t been in the same scene…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 22

“World’s End” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD closes off another season and wraps up the Framework plot and deals with Ophelia’s plan. The return of Ghost Rider at the end of the previous episode was both a blessing and a curse when anticipating this episode. On one hand it’s great to see Gabriel Luna come back…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 21

“The Return” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns to the real world and deals with the immediate problems that come with that. The immediate problem is that Aida is now a real person with a collection of InHuman powers and Fitz in her possession. Much of the episode is spent exploring what it means to suddenly…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 20

“Farewell, Cruel World” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD engineers an exit from the framework as Aida’s plan to make herself human comes to a head. It’s been interesting and fun to spend time in the Framework but we are so close to the end of the season that things need to start wrapping up. The new…

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 4 Episode 19

“All the Madame’s Men” Marvel’ Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues to build towards the season endgame as Madame Hydra accelerates her plan. Up until this episode it was unclear what Aida aka Ophelia aka Madame Hydra’s -I’m going to go with Aida from now on- plan was but we can wonder no longer. She wants to…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 18

“No Regrets” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD goes deeper into the framework as allegiances start to shift and the concept of reality becomes more difficult to define. The biggest challenge since “What If…” has been bearing in mind that none of what the characters are experience is real. It is real to the people experiencing it…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 17

“Identity and Change” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD catches up with Mack and Mace as the virtual H.Y.D.R.A. closes in on Daisy and Simmons. It has been well established that the underlying purpose of the Framework is to remove everyone’s greatest regret which -in theory- allows them to live in what essentially amounts to their own personal…