Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.5  (224,883)

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is an American television series that premiered on ABC in 2013, and ran until 2020. The show was created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, and is based on the Marvel Comics organization S.H.I.E.L.D., which stands for Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division.

The show follows the adventures of a team of agents who work for S.H.I.E.L.D., specializing in dealing with strange and unusual occurrences in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The team is led by Agent Phil Coulson, played by Clark Gregg, who previously appeared in several of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including Iron Man, Thor, and The Avengers. Despite being killed off in The Avengers, Coulson returns to the screen in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. through a surprisingly mysterious resuscitation, that becomes part of the plotline of the show.

The other members of the team consist of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent and veteran soldier, Melinda May, played by Ming-Na Wen, computer hacker Grant Ward, played by Brett Dalton, and a young Agent named Skye, played by Chloe Bennet. The team also features British duo Leo Fitz, played by Iain De Caestecker, and Jemma Simmons, played by Elizabeth Henstridge, who are technology and biological engineering specialists, respectively.

As the series progresses, the team has to deal with multiple threats to the world, with their adventures linked to the events of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Throughout the run of the show, the team encounters many Marvel Comics characters, including Inhumans, Asgardians, and even Ghost Riders.

As the team's adventures progress, they face multiple challenges as they fight against dangerous international organizations, powerful beings, and even otherworldly spirits. During their adventures, the team must also deal with internal struggles, as the characters confront their personal demons. The team members also frequently face moral dilemmas as they encounter new and dangerous challenges, which sometimes put them at odds with their teammates.

Throughout the series, new characters are introduced to the team, including former members of other secret organizations as well as former enemies, who later help the team in their fight against an enemy of humanity. Some of these include the mercenary Lance Hunter, played by Nick Blood, and the ex-Hydra agent, Bobbi Morse, played by Adrianne Palicki. In later seasons, other characters join the team, such as Inhuman Yo-Yo Rodriguez, played by Natalia Cordova-Buckley.

Many other notable actors make appearances throughout the series, such as Luke Mitchell, Henry Simmons, Constance Zimmer, Ruth Negga, J. August Richards, B.J. Britt, Blair Underwood, Bill Paxton, Edward James Olmos, Dichen Lachman, and Patton Oswalt. Additionally, various Marvel Cinematic Universe actors make cameo appearances, such as Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Jaimie Alexander, Hayley Atwell, and Lucy Lawless, as well as others.

The series was acclaimed for its unique storylines, the complexity of its characters, and its ability to overlay its stories with the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe. It also saw great success in its ratings and was popular with comic book and science fiction fans.

Overall, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is a thrilling and action-packed journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, offering an exciting look into the secret workings of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the lives of the agents who work there. With strong writing, direction, and performances, this show is a must-watch for any Marvel Comics or science fiction fan.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (136 episodes). The series first aired on September 24, 2013.

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What We're Fighting For
13. What We're Fighting For
August 12, 2020
This is their most important fight, and it will take the help of friends and teammates, past and present, to survive.
The End is at Hand
12. The End is at Hand
August 12, 2020
With their backs against the wall and Nathaniel and Sibyl edging ever closer to eliminating S.H.I.E.L.D. from the history books, the agents must rely on their strengths to outsmart and outlast the Chronicoms. This is their most important fight, and it will take the help of friends and teammates, past and present, to survive.
Brand New Day
11. Brand New Day
August 5, 2020
With the help of Kora on the inside, Sibyl and Nathanial continue their fight to shape a dark new future for S.H.I.E.L.D., managing to stay one step ahead of the agents along the way. If the team is going to turn this one around, they'll have to get creative, and maybe even a little out of this world.
10. Stolen
July 29, 2020
After Enoch's sacrifice propelled them out of the time storm, the team arrives back in 1983 where Nathanial and Kora are hard at work building an army of hand-selected anarchist Inhumans at Afterlife. When the agents split up to cover more ground, Daisy is tasked with protecting Jiaying and is compelled to confront her mother for the first time since her death; while the others quickly learn they'll need to face yet another supercharged former enemy in order to stop Malick.
As I Have Always Been
9. As I Have Always Been
July 22, 2020
A time storm ravages the Zephyr, propelling it toward destruction while simultaneously forcing Daisy and Coulson to relive their failed attempts to save the team over and over, until they find a solution or are swallowed by the storm. Making it to their next destination will take trust, courage and sacrifice from everyone on board, but it will all come down to having enough time.
After, Before
8. After, Before
July 15, 2020
With the Zephyr's time drive malfunctioning, the team is quite literally hurling toward disaster and Yo-Yo may be their only hope. The only problem? To get her powers back, she'll need to enlist the help of an old adversary and revisit part of her past long hidden away.
The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D
7. The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D
July 8, 2020
After being unexpectedly stranded in 1982, Mack retreats to his childhood home to process the death of his parents, while Deke gets to work scouting a chart-topping group of new agents. With no idea if or when the team is coming back for them, time seems to finally be on their side ... at least until the killer robots show up.
Adapt or Die
6. Adapt or Die
July 1, 2020
The team must scramble to rescue Mack's parents, save S.H.I.E.L.D. from a chronicom infestation and fix the ship, all before the next time-jump. Meanwhile, Daisy and Sousa find themselves at a disadvantage against a power hungry Nathaniel Malick and his goons, and Coulson will have to do the thing he does best in order to save the future.
A Trout in the Milk
5. A Trout in the Milk
June 24, 2020
After a bumpy landing in the disco decade, the team
Out of the Past
4. Out of the Past
June 17, 2020
It was just another average morning on July 22, 1955, when Agent Phil Coulson realized the importance of that day in the S.H.I.E.L.D. history books. With a chip on his shoulder and a genre-bending glitch in his system, he'd set into motion a chain of events that would hopefully preserve the timeline as we know it and ensure those pesky chronicoms get the ending they deserve. What could go wrong?
Alien Commies from the Future
3. Alien Commies from the Future
June 10, 2020
A surprise leap forward in time has stranded Enoch in 1931 and landed the team in yet another unfamiliar decade. Now, in order to stop the chronicoms from launching their newest future-dismantling plan, the agents will have to infiltrate one of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most secure bases. They won't be able to succeed without help from a familiar face or two.
Know Your Onions
2. Know Your Onions
June 3, 2020
With the identity of the timeline-unraveling "thread" revealed, the team's mission to protect him at all costs leads each agent to question their own values.
The New Deal
1. The New Deal
May 27, 2020
Coulson and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are thrust backward in time and stranded in 1931 New York City. With the all-new Zephyr set to time-jump at any moment, the team must hurry to find out exactly what happened. If they fail, it would mean disaster for the past, present and future of the world.
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on demand at Disney+, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and ABC.
  • Premiere Date
    September 24, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (224,883)