Well, shiver me timbers! (Forgive the pirate talk. I’m currently reading Treasure Island.) I’ve never been happier to be proven wrong. Agents of SHIELD wrapped up its first season without a cliffhanger, yet with just enough intrigue to tease us into the next season. I’m quite a happy chick.
The budget was big enough for bring on Samuel L. Jackson after all. But not big enough for an eye patch and had to go with sunglasses. Then again, maybe it all has something to do with the events of Captain America: the Winter Soldier, which I still haven’t seen.
Yes, some of the dialog was incredibly cheesy, but who cares? The episode was more than I ever could have asked for. With Samuel L. Jackson! Did I mention Samuel L. Jackson?
Garrett goes looney-tunes from the GH-325 serum, wrangling doors from their hinges, writing on plexiglass with a nail, severing a general’s aorta—with his bare hands!—and Bill Paxton chews the scenery with gastronomic delight. Continue reading