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Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Magik84 » 03 Dec 2017, 10:43

So what did people think of this? I like that things are changed up for this season, keeps things interesting. I presume we'll still get some earth stuff with Fitz and maybe find out more about the weird guy from opening.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Blackcyclops » 03 Dec 2017, 11:10

The twist was something I was not expecting...
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Anna Raven » 03 Dec 2017, 16:24

I really liked it. Definitely starting off strong, though I wish the “roaches” were honest to god Brood. I thought the evil Kree lady with her spheres of death and the head Kree were equally creepy and awesome.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Blackcyclops » 03 Dec 2017, 17:20

They’re still established aliens just not the Brood, sadly...
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Post by EvilMonkeyPope » 04 Dec 2017, 01:24

Yo-Yo’s line about SPEAR is a reference to to SHIELD’s sister space agency, SWORD, from the comics. It seems like Fox called dibs on it since it debuted in Astonishing X-Men first. That’d explain why its mention in Thor was cut. Or its inception will be the culmination of this season, where the MCU movies will promptly ignore it.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Anna Raven » 04 Dec 2017, 02:16

Blackcyclops wrote:
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They’re still established aliens just not the Brood, sadly...
They are? What are they from?
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Gibbering Fool » 04 Dec 2017, 03:01

EvilMonkeyPope wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 01:24
Yo-Yo’s line about SPEAR is a reference to to SHIELD’s sister space agency, SWORD, from the comics. It seems like Fox called dibs on it since it debuted in Astonishing X-Men first. That’d explain why its mention in Thor was cut. Or its inception will be the culmination of this season, where the MCU movies will promptly ignore it.
Honestly I don't think where someone/something debuts really has much sway in whether Marvel or Fox holds the rights to something. Or else surely the Kree and Skrulls wouldn't be featuring in MCU films? SWORD has featured just as prominently in non X stories so I reckon Marvel has just as much of a claim on it. I hadn't heard about a reference being cut from Thor though.

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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by RingOtaku » 04 Dec 2017, 20:49

I want to like this Season. But oh god... Time Travel? Srsly? All the things I hoped they were going to do with this Season. So much ability to get into the MCU Cosmic and we get "Crappy Future...... IN SPAAAAAAAAAACE!" MCU got Ms. Marvel and Warlock? Man we could have had Quasar! Nope. We need time travel.

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Post by EphemeristX » 05 Dec 2017, 01:28

I knew almost instantly that this was time-travel. I'm enjoying this so far and I'm glad to see Yo-Yo bumped up to regular.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Blackcyclops » 05 Dec 2017, 01:33

How did you know EphX? I have to know...so I can see how oblivious I was LOL
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Post by EphemeristX » 05 Dec 2017, 01:43

During the opening scenes, the guy obviously knew them. There's no way he'd know the entire main SHIELD team by name if they hadn't been given some sort of culty status. He spoke of them like he was a fan, not a contact. There's no way a legend like that could grow in the space of three or so years. And, of course, he dies a split second before he can drop the bomb that it's the future, because TV. Plus, all the tech on that ship looked like it came from Earth but was way old. Especially the computer displays, which looked like stuff I played on when I was little. Add that to the fact that they arrived at slightly different times and that they were expected, I just put two and two together.

As the idea that they'd in fact travelled forward in time became more and more apparent, I figured there was going to be a second twist -- they were going to send a distress call to Earth, right? What if they were actually at Earth in the future and didn't even know it? I had that part figured out halfway through the first episode too, though that was more speculation based on how SHIELD's plot structure tends to work.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by Spectral Knight » 05 Dec 2017, 12:31

Didn't see the twist about them being on Earth but like EphX as soon as Coulson started speaking to Virgil about them being legends I saw the time travel twist straight away.

Miss Fitz already. Hurry up and show me why he wasn't sent forward in time and how he's going to rescue them.

I did like Emma's line about how she'll just invent time travel. Plays up the usual cliche of a science expert in one field automatically understands all sciences.
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by EvilMonkeyPope » 05 Dec 2017, 23:29

RingOtaku wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 20:49
Man we could have had Quasar!
James Gunn tweeted that he had a Quasar VCR, & Brea Grant chimed in that she did too. This means Brea Grant is destined to play Phyla-Vell in GOTG vol 3! https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/874352639772770305

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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by RingOtaku » 06 Dec 2017, 02:50

EvilMonkeyPope wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 23:29
RingOtaku wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 20:49
Man we could have had Quasar!
James Gunn tweeted that he had a Quasar VCR, & Brea Grant chimed in that she did too. This means Brea Grant is destined to play Phyla-Vell in GOTG vol 3! https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/874352639772770305
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by sambadaemon » 06 Dec 2017, 16:04

EvilMonkeyPope wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 23:29
RingOtaku wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 20:49
Man we could have had Quasar!
James Gunn tweeted that he had a Quasar VCR, & Brea Grant chimed in that she did too. This means Brea Grant is destined to play Phyla-Vell in GOTG vol 3! https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/874352639772770305
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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by EvilMonkeyPope » 10 Dec 2017, 06:13

Were those pink Kree?

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Re: Agents of Shield season 5

Post by RingOtaku » 10 Dec 2017, 17:48

EvilMonkeyPope wrote:
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Were those pink Kree?
Skrulls. The answer is always skrulls. Even if not now, it will be retconned later so just say Skrulls now.
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