Level Eleventy-Seven - A Marvel Universe Podcast (SciFi4Me Radio)
About This Show
This is our podcast about Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel's Agent Carter, the Netflix TV outings, and the overall Marvel Cinematic Universe.
We record every Tuesday following a new episode of the shows on ABC. Each week, we discuss the show along with Internet reactions to the show and speculations on where the plot will take us through the season.
Plus, we discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe with analysis, speculations, and ruminations about the latest movies from Marvel Studios.
Most Recent Episode
AGENTS OF HYDRA Gives Us Fits About Fitz -- LEVEL ELEVENTY-SEVEN #114
7 days ago
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.<br>
Episode 418 "No Regrets"<br>
Written by Paul Zbyszewski<br>
Directed by Eric Laneuville<p></p>
Finally, the introduction of Dad... and Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) is starting to lose a little of that self-assured swagger he's been sporting in the Framework. Is Madame Hydra (Mallory Jansen) telling him everything? Or is she manipulating her lover at the same time she's digging her claws into the rest of everyone's world?<p></p>
It's clear that the elder Fitz (David O'Hara) has had a profound impact on his son's upbringing and resulting character and personality, and it's also clear why the "real" Fitz doesn't want to have anything to do with the man. The lovable Leo Fitz is a product of his mother's influence, and it remains to be seen what happens when the team gets out of the Framework and Fitz has to confront his memories of this twisted version of himself.<p></p>
Likewise with Mack (Henry Simmons), who's going to eventually have to give up the idea of being with his daughter Hope (Jordan Rivera). And though Jemma (Elizabeth Henstridge) is affected by that one relatively happy tableau, she's still keenly aware that this is all just a digital make-believe world. Jemma faces a crisis of conscience, of a sort, complicated by the fact that Mace (Jason O'Mara) and Ward (Brett Dalton) don't buy her story.<p></p>
May (Ming-Na Wen) also faces a crisis of conscience when faced with the notion that Hydra will brainwash and kill people to keep them compliant. In the face of her failure at Baharain, her failure at Cambridge, and the way Daisy (Chloe Bennet) has been trying to get through to her, maybe — just maybe — there are things finally not adding up. Unless 1 + 1 = terrigenesis and a lot of whoopins...<p></p>
Props to O'Mara for his very solid performance this week. His life in the Framework as the Patriot is worthy of song.<p></p>
The panel: Maia Ades, Mindy Inlow, Sam Sentman, Timothy Harvey, Jason Hunt