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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #121 on: October 22, 2014, 08:46 AM »
Last night's episode was terrific, and I am loving me some Adrienne Palicki.  :)

So what's the deal with Skye's dad? Does he turn into a monster or is he just super strong?

Did they ever explain how Whitehall isn't aging?

Was hoping for a less awkward reunion for FitzSimmons...
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #122 on: October 23, 2014, 07:54 AM »
With SHIELD's limited FX budget, I'm guessing we won't see Skye's dad turn into a monster.  It seems pretty obvious he's what killed everyone in that village.  I was thinking he could be Wendigo.  Not a 1-to-1 match to the comics, but a fair adaptation.

No explanation yet of Whitehall.

And I agree - so far this season has been aces.
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #123 on: October 23, 2014, 07:12 PM »
So Skye's dad will go all Hulk Smash on everyone? He seems to talk like Banner does. That it is the 'other' guy that does the destruction.
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« Reply #124 on: October 29, 2014, 09:03 AM »
Well, I guess they could only maintain their streak of good episodes for so long. Last night was terrible IMO. The whole thing with the elder Ward seemed really rushed and would have played out better had they introduced him earlier. The plotline in Okinawa and Belgium made no sense.

But worst of all, for a show that has been pretty clever and unpredictable to this point in the season, the gratuitous and completely obvious escape of Ward. How on earth do you not sedate him for transport, or maybe even keep the bag over his head after he gets in the truck? That seemed like an incredibly lax detail for such a dangerous prisoner transport. And wouldn't the Senator have held off on th press conference until AFTER his brother was in custody? The whole thing was just asinine.

The only thing I hope is that this was perhaps part of some larger angle where they let him go purposely to track him back to Skye's dad or Whitehall or something. Otherwise this was just bad writing.

Really getting sick of Simmons too. What is so hard about telling Fitz you left because you thought you were hindering his recovery? Instead you just let him imagine any number of other hurtful possibilities...nice. Grow up and tell him you only like him as a friend or whatever, just seems cruel to keep dancing around it.
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« Reply #125 on: October 29, 2014, 02:42 PM »
Well Fitz has been madly in love with Simmons forever while she see's Fitz as her brother. I really think we need to separate these two, let Simmons do her best imitation of Jennifer Garner in Alias and kill off Fitz and let the black guy be the science officer from now on.
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #126 on: October 29, 2014, 06:24 PM »
Fitz is totally in the friend zone when it comes to Simmons.  And it also seems like with his Simmons hallucinations that he might actually have some latent tendencies.  Not that there's anything wrong with that....

I like the addition of Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird.  She looks like she's got the fighting style right with the batons.  It also helps that she's easy on the eyes.

The fight choreography has actually been pretty awesome.  I saw what looked like some Wu Shu moves during May's fight sequence with the Hydra merc in the Belgian safe house.

The Ward storyline has been weird and manipulative.  Especially the scenes between him and Skye.  But seriously, how has it been kept under wraps for all this time that Ward's brother is a United States Senator?  Really?!?!
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #128 on: November 14, 2014, 11:29 AM »
So... the city...

I'll take a wild guess here - Atlantis?  That's what it reminds me of if it's an Earth locale.  It's gotta be "undiscovered" so it can't be Wakanda.

I know the rights to Namor are kind of messy, but when I did some research it seemed like he's not off the table.

Also cool to see Joel Gretsch.  I used to watch The 4400 back in the day.
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #129 on: November 14, 2014, 12:28 PM »
So... the city...

I'll take a wild guess here - Atlantis?  That's what it reminds me of if it's an Earth locale.  It's gotta be "undiscovered" so it can't be Wakanda.

I know the rights to Namor are kind of messy, but when I did some research it seemed like he's not off the table.

Also cool to see Joel Gretsch.  I used to watch The 4400 back in the day.

My money is on the Lost City of the Inhumans  ;)

I want someone to ask the showrunners if they ever plan to kill off Ward. I'm sick of that dbag.
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #130 on: November 14, 2014, 01:33 PM »
Ward's interesting.  Such a gray character.  Sinful beyond redemption, but wanting nothing else.

But yeah, he's also a huge dbag.
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #131 on: November 14, 2014, 02:30 PM »
Seems too early to set up the Inhumans.  They'd be trying to find the city before Hydra for almost 4 seasons!   :o

But you could be right.  Is their city "thousands of years old"?
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« Reply #132 on: November 14, 2014, 02:47 PM »
Seems too early to set up the Inhumans.  They'd be trying to find the city before Hydra for almost 4 seasons!   :o

But you could be right.  Is their city "thousands of years old"?

Yes, Attilan is at least as old as the decomposing Kree, which is supposedly thousands of years old. Supposedly the Kree came to Earth and experimented on early humans, creating the "Inhumans" who then went on to found Attilan, etc. Skye's dad could be an exiled Inhuman trying to find his way back.

Marvel has also announced they are shipping double the copies of next week's issue of the Inhumans too, which coincedentally comes out the day after the next SHIELD episode airs. Hmmm...
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Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« Reply #133 on: November 14, 2014, 07:21 PM »
Man, I'll be impressed if they kept that kind of reveal under wraps.
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