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The Atomic Job 

As Jarvis' precision and quick-thinking skills are put to the ultimate test, Peggy must find a way to stop an atomic explosion that threatens to destroy all of California.

Director:

Craig Zisk

Writers:

Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comics by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hayley Atwell ... Peggy Carter
James D'Arcy ... Edwin Jarvis
Enver Gjokaj ... Daniel Sousa
Wynn Everett ... Whitney Frost
Reggie Austin ... Jason Wilkes
Currie Graham ... Calvin Chadwick
Ray Wise ... Hugh Jones
Sarah Bolger ... Violet
Lesley Boone ... Rose
Matt Braunger ... Dr. Samberly
Ken Marino ... Joseph Manfredi
Rey Valentin ... Agent Vega
Christopher Allen ... Agent Ryan
Alexandra Vino ... Bombshell Secretary
Jimmy Ambrose ... Jerry
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Storyline

As Jarvis' precision and quick-thinking skills are put to the ultimate test, Peggy must find a way to stop an atomic explosion that threatens to destroy all of California.

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Trivia

As with any great heist, this episode has a classic 5-man band structure. Peggy is the hero. Souza is the Lancer. Rose is the Big Guy. Samberly is the Smart Guy. Jarvis is the Chick. See more »

Goofs

The periodic table in the SSR lab lists named elements up through element 112, Copernicium (Cn). Copernicium was first created in 1996 and was not named and accepted by IUPAC until 2010. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Carter: You arrogant plonker.
[When Hugh Jones leaves the room]
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Connections

References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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I Wanna Be Loved
(uncredited)
Performed by Kirby Lauryen
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Not everyone's cut out for Hollywood
26 July 2017 | by jhudson-11704See all my reviews

Glad to see a heist episode with this crew as they attempt to steal some uranium. It was great how they had to bring along some ringers and how things didn't go completely as planned. Which might be cliché, but it did work well in this episode. I loved how it was Jarvis who had to handle the uranium and he acted exactly how I thought he would in this episode.

Carter's theft of Hugh Jones' key into the Roxxon facility was also fun with the memory erasing machine. Ray Wise is a fantastic actor and he had great lines, especially when he kept coming to.

Marino's Manfredi was also amazing. His mob boss character was humorous and terrifying as he had to savagely beat one of his men because he disrespected his guest. What an opening to what I hope is a recurring character.

While I did like Rose and Samberly coming along, their "romance" seemed really forced and seemed like something that used as an excuse to use more of them. I did, however, like how Rose is apparently a complete badass in fighting. Samberly, while funny, is just a bit too goofy. Just because he is a genius doesn't mean he has to be a clumsy geek.

+ Manfredi + Unusual Heist + Carter steals from Jones - Samberly just too weird - Rose/Samberly romance makes no sense

Final Score: 8.0/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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