In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.
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The war is over and almost everyone has experienced a loss. Agent Peggy Carter has lost the love of her life. To top it off, when billionaire Howard Stark is accused of Treason, he secretly employs her to clear his name. With the help of Stark's butler, she embarks on a whimsical journey full of deceit, murder and controversy with a side of wise-cracking roommates.Written by
I love the retro theme and Agent Carter herself is just so appealing. Classy, elegant, yet smart and knows how to kick some butt! They've taken a supporting character from the Captain America films and gave her her own world, and its full of adventure! The only thing I don't get is what is Jarvis' motivation for risking life and limb for Ms Carter. It made sense in season 1 when they were both trying to clear Stark's (Jarvis' boss) name, but in season 2 it just seems weird.
But that weird thing aside, the show is great! It's very different from other Marvel shows or movies.
I also like how they are gradually building depth into the character such as when they showed a bit of her history back when she was engaged to someone. This makes her more 'real' and humanizes her.
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