Ward becomes exposed to a piece of an Asgardian staff, which causes his worst memory to resurface.
Did You Know?
In the flashback/dream sequence at the end when Coulson is getting the massage in Tahiti he asks the masseuse "Did I fall asleep?" to which she replies "For a little while." This was the question and answer response for all of the "Dolls" when they had undergone programming in Joss Whedon's Dollhouse. See more
Simmons tells Ward she's going to give him 10cc of benzodiazepine to relieve his symptoms. Problem is, there's no such individual drug. Benzodiazepine refers to an entire class of psychoactive drugs (including Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, et al.) commonly prescribed for their sedative/anxiolytic properties. The writers probably were worried about brand trademark infringement, but they could have used a generic version. See more
I mean, this guy has lived through all the scary stuff - the Crusades, the Black Death, disco.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Theme Song
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