Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 1, Episode 6

FZZT (5 Nov. 2013)

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Simmons becomes infected with an alien virus after exposing herself to a group of people that have come into contact with a Chitauri helmet.

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Simmons becomes infected with an alien virus after exposing herself to a group of people that have come into contact with a Chitauri helmet.

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Melinda May: That her medical report?
Phil Coulson: Mine, actually. Blood work finally came back. I'm perfectly normal - little heavy on the iron. But don't worry - you don't have to start calling me Iron Man.
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A Chitarui left its Helmet in a Firehouse...
6 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What was great about this, including the X-Files/Fringey intro was that it was all internal. No Ms Flower-Dress, no Centipede, no Hydra. Instead, it was a leftover Chitauri Helmet with leftover Dandruff. And it occurs mostly on Coulson's CGI Shield Plane, and even that is getting a little better.

When we first see the Helmet, and "Tony" (Vincent Laresca) apparently handling it, it's Macguffin City. That got me, I thought this was gonna be a new creep. In fact, Coulson's scene with this dude was rather heartbreaking.

So we think, oh no, new Bad Guy, found one of Loki's Dirty Socks in NYC now he's Wreakin' Havoc with it from a Firehouse in Wrigley, PA.

But it is none of these things we regularly see in comic books or have seen in this series: It's ain't an Alien, well, it is an alien, but not an alien dude. It's not a robot, or a Life Model Decoy, or Mystique pretending to be Liz Henstridge just so we can see great blue nude skin shots. It's not Red Skull sycophants or Extremist Extremis Jerkies.

So what was it, causing people's brains to explode and then make them float in the air? Was it an Osmium Bullet like from Fringe? In fact it was something so normal we forget to think about it, which makes it more interesting.

What made X-Files and Fringe great - And even CSI for that matter, was the investigative process, or the "Procedural" episode. Which this was the first official "Agents of S H I E L D" Procedural Ep. No Mythos, except for mention of Chitauri... And maybe once Coulson says, "But don't call me Iron Man".

This focuses on The Fitz-Twins, and Jemma steeling herself to do something, not what Coulson wanted: so of course she has to be browbeaten by Coulson. Was Coulson a bit more harder edged in this?

Harder Edged, and harder Head. It takes May to soften him up a bit, and this is also a standout scene. "You FEEL Different, because you ARE Different".

Enter S H I E L D Pencil-Beancounting person, Agent Blake (Titus Welliver) who was a great Slimeball in Star Trek: Voyager Equinox parts I and II, he threatens Coulson and runs his finger on "Lola".

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