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Old 12-08-2016, 12:25 PM
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GR seems to have mostly worked, so start bringing in more characters on that level! It's not like there's a shortage of them.
It's almost like this kinda thing is literally what viewers wanted all along, or something!
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Old 12-08-2016, 12:40 PM
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It's almost like this kinda thing is literally what viewers wanted all along, or something!
You mean that people don't care that Disney's pissing contest with Fox has resulted in the Inhumans being shoved down everyone's throat for three years running?
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Old 12-10-2016, 10:16 PM
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I imagine Marvel has enough influence with Disney/ABC that if they saw Agents' continued existence as being beneficial to the MCU, they could push for it to be allowed to keep running where a similar show not attached to a multi-billion dollar cash cow would have been given the axe.
A regular axe or a shotgun-axe?
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Old 01-11-2017, 05:02 PM
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Mack's distaste for robots comes off more like racism than I think they might have intended.
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Old 01-12-2017, 08:58 AM
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Yeah, I mean it was just a lot of lampshading but it ended up really heavy-handed. But whatever, mostly I'm amused that the very shotgun-axe mentioned in Torzel's previous post from a month ago shows back up in this very episode.

I had thought they were revealing too many "secrets" too quickly for there not to be another twist in this LMD arc, and there it was at the end of course. Now the lurking question becomes, are there other replacements we *don't* already know about. Damn LMDs making everything suspect.
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Old 01-13-2017, 07:12 PM
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Do people in these shows / movies never learn? If you're trying to kill someone with superpowers then make sure that they're actually dead. Don't just shoot them in the gut and dump them in a lake somewhere.

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I had thought they were revealing too many "secrets" too quickly for there not to be another twist in this LMD arc, and there it was at the end of course. Now the lurking question becomes, are there other replacements we *don't* already know about. Damn LMDs making everything suspect.
Isn't that the same damn plot they've been doing since the beginning of the series!?

Also, are they trying to cram all of their plot ideas into the last season or is this one just as overstuffed as the previous ones? I'm just not sure anymore...
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Old 01-17-2017, 11:42 AM
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I'm starting to think they might get at least a short season next year. Ratings aren't dropping anymore, at the very least, and I don't know if ABC has anything that'd get a guaranteed 0.8 at 10PM.

They might even get a small boost now that they've got a CW DC show as a quasi-lead-in again (albeit the weakest of the four).
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Old 01-20-2017, 01:39 PM
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I'm starting to think they might get at least a short season next year. Ratings aren't dropping anymore, at the very least, and I don't know if ABC has anything that'd get a guaranteed 0.8 at 10PM.
Never listen to anything I say. Ratings were down to a 0.6 this week, officially below the ABC mendoza line even at 10PM.
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Old 02-09-2017, 07:12 AM
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I don't want to sound crazy, but I think this arc of the show has been... pretty good.

I don't think Agnes looked like she was hours away from dying for most of that episode.
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Old 02-09-2017, 08:43 AM
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I don't want to sound crazy, but I think this arc of the show has been... pretty good.
Nothing crazy about that, I've been digging it too. This entire season has been a huge improvement over the last. I'll be sad if this show gets canceled now that it seems like it's finally gotten its shit together.
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Old 02-09-2017, 10:33 AM
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Yeah, def been digging this year's arcs. Glad I stuck with it at this point.
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Old 02-14-2017, 10:43 PM
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SHIELD, what are you doing, that is entirely too many LMDs.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:09 PM
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LMDs?
In SHIELD?
It's more likely than you think.
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Old 02-17-2017, 06:33 AM
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Only nerds can save us
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Old 02-21-2017, 11:00 PM
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Well. That was an intense episode.

Digging how this arc is increasingly driven by and focusing on women.

(Now for a hopefully brief interlude in WTF-alterna-land.)
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Old 02-21-2017, 11:25 PM
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Motherfucking HYDRA?! Again?!
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Old 02-22-2017, 09:21 AM
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Yeah, that's where my "hopefully brief" comment came from. Exploring wacky alternate timeline where I guess Hydra took over because Coulson wasn't in SHIELD or something could be fun for an episode, but I hope they keep it to just one or two... oh.... oh, well, I've just looked at the scuttlebutt online and evidently we're getting an entire 7-episode "what if" arc out of this. Well hmmmmm.

Eh. This season has actually been really good so far, so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt and see what they do with it. :shrug:
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Old 02-22-2017, 07:47 PM
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Also, that was kind of a really violent episode. (Poor LMD Leopold Fitz.)

But things were even worse for Daisy and Jemma. That was a rough day for both of them.

Also, I'm not sure what to make of Jemma's tombstone in the Framework. That was a pretty scene for me.
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Old 02-23-2017, 07:22 AM
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The last arc of Agents of SHIELD season 4 being an alternate universe-within-a-universe where HYDRA won is both

A. Extremely my shit/comic booky and

B. Strong evidence that the writers know this is their last ride.
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:41 AM
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Reminiscent of Enterprise, isn't it?

But, yeah, if they were pulling this type of stuff out, say, two years ago....

(I don't think it's actually their fault. The show had to carry the water for the whole "Look! The Inhumans are awesome!" push at Marvel, and that was rejected by fans like Muggsy trying to drive on Mutombo. If they'd done stuff like Ghost Rider much earlier, people would've noticed.)
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Ahh, I've worked out what that image reminds me of:

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Old 02-23-2017, 07:56 PM
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A bunch of Daisy LMDs in their underwear? It's like some creepy weirdo's dream come true!
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:19 PM
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Just for the record, the new sub-season is, as expected, completely bonkers. I think the actors are having fun getting to do completely different things at least.

Also, nice dig at people claiming Hydra is anything but a bunch of fuckin' Nazis. Glad they're not glossing over that in their what-if "Hydra won" scenario.
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:43 AM
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Just for the record, the new sub-season is, as expected, completely bonkers.
Indeed! I'm really digging it. I'm warming up to Daisy, finally, and I really love Jemma so this has all been aces recently.
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Old 04-05-2017, 10:32 AM
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I'm warming up to Daisy, finally
Only took four seasons!
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Only took four seasons!
Well... To be fair she was Skye for some of that time.

Also, I f***ing knew they were going to bring f***ing Ward back. It's like I can tell the future but only when it's going to be horrible.
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Old 04-05-2017, 11:19 PM
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Holy shit why is this show so good now

Netflix Marvel is in the toilet and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is legitimately great

Everything I thought I knew was a lie
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Old 04-07-2017, 04:38 PM
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I'm here for Ward's VR face turn
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:13 PM
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I've been looking forward to tonight's episode since the weekend. I don't even know who I am anymore. I look in the mirror and see the face of an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.-loving stranger staring back at me
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