Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–2020)
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The team tries to confiscate an important device on a train, but when one agent takes a very risky move that backfires, the entire team is affected.


Paul A. Edwards (as Paul Edwards)


Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comics by) | 5 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Clark Gregg ... Phil Coulson
Ming-Na Wen ... Melinda May
Brett Dalton ... Grant Ward
Chloe Bennet ... Skye
Iain De Caestecker ... Leo Fitz
Elizabeth Henstridge ... Jemma Simmons
J. August Richards ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
David Conrad ... Ian Quinn
Carlo Rota ... Luca Russo
Emily Baldoni ... Sofia
T.J. Ramini ... Mancini
Stan Lee ... Debonair Gentleman
Ludwig Manukian ... Train Conductor
Brandon Molale ... Smith


The team tries to confiscate an important device on a train, but when one agent takes a very risky move that backfires, the entire team is affected.

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On the jet Coulson tells Ward if anything goes wrong he'll spend rest of career in Alaska, doing night shift on Blonsky's cryo cell. Blonsky refers to Emil Blonsky, aka the Abomination, the main enemy from The Incredible Hulk (2008). See more »


The locomotive is an ALCO FA or GM-EMD E-style diesel locomotive, typical of American or Canadian railroads from the mid-1900's. These locomotives aren't used in Europe. See more »


Phil Coulson: What are you doing?
Jemma Simmons: I'm getting into character. My undercover persona harbors some residual resentment to her absent American father. Blames him for not being there when her mom died. So I apologize in advance if I come off a little cold.
Phil Coulson: You think all that back story's necessary?
Jemma Simmons: Past events, like that unfortunate incident at the Hub, have shown me that I'm *not* good at improvisation.
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Theme Song
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Rewatch thoughts
28 January 2019 | by noorea-85147See all my reviews

Damn this episode is good! The format stands out the most, the cuts to the different team members and the narrative style of this episode was great, didn't feel like a gimmick at all, just added to the tension and the mystery, the episode also had so many funny moments, even on re-watch, knowing the funny stuff are coming I couldn't resist bursting into laughter, bonus..Stan Lee!, may he rest in peace. Another great thing about this episode, something that would later become a hallmark for the show, and that is pairing off different characters and have them play off each other, such is Skye and Fitz in this episode, and to a lesser extent, Jemma and Coulson, seeing those new dynamics added much flavor to this episode.

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4 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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