Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

36% Essential | Most Essential e13 | 22 Episodes
Pilot

S1E1: Pilot

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As the world comes to grips with the existence of superheroes and aliens, agent Phil Coulson assembles a small group of highly skilled agents; the team's first assignment is to find a man with extraordinary -- and potentially devastating -- powers.

0-8-4

S1E2: 0-8-4

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Coulson runs into Comandante Camilla Reyes when he and the agents travel to Peru to investigate a mysterious object.

The Asset

S1E3: The Asset

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Coulson and his team race to locate and save a kidnapped scientist; the agents are pushed to their limits when their plan goes awry.

Eye Spy

S1E4: Eye Spy

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The woman behind a series of high-stakes heists holds a troubling secret that stands to ruin Coulson.

Girl in the Flower Dress

S1E5: Girl in the Flower Dress

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An elusive girl may hold the key to a mystery that brings the team to Asia; a secret jeopardizes Skye's relationship with the team.

FZZT

S1E6: FZZT

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When floating bodies are discovered, Coulson and the team pursue an elusive killer.

The Hub

S1E7: The Hub

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Dangerous secrets are hidden from the team as Fitz and Ward are sent on a classified mission that may end tragically.

The Well

S1E8: The Well

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Recent events put a member of the team in jeopardy.

Repairs

S1E9: Repairs

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When a mysterious force threatens to destroy Coulson and the team, a secret from May's past could save them.

The Bridge

S1E10: The Bridge

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Coulson brings in Mike Peterson for some super-soldier support in the war against Centipede; a twist puts the team at risk.

The Magical Place

S1E11: The Magical Place

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Coulson discovers important information about his mysterious death but it may come at a cost to the team.

Seeds

S1E12: Seeds

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May and Coulson uncover shocking information about Skye; a team encounters a crisis at the S.H.I.E.L.D. academy.

T.R.A.C.K.S.

S1E13: T.R.A.C.K.S.

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While seeking out the Clairvoyant; the team boards a train that appears to be heading toward doom.

T.A.H.I.T.I.

S1E14: T.A.H.I.T.I.

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In an attempt to save Skye, Coulson enlists the help of Ward's former S.O. John Garrett (Bill Paxton); shocking truths are uncovered.

Yes Men

S1E15: Yes Men

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Lorelei, a deadly seductress from Asgard, attacks Coulson and the team; Lorelei's nemesis, Lady Sif (Jaimie Alexander), steps in to help.

End of the Beginning

S1E16: End of the Beginning

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Garrett and Triplett help search for the Clairvoyant, but face the wrath of Deathlok.

Turn, Turn, Turn

S1E17: Turn, Turn, Turn

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Coulson and the team are trapped with a traitor in their midst without anyone they can trust.

Providence

S1E18: Providence

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Coulson and his team choose an unlikely refuge to hide from Talbot and work on uncovering S.H.I.E.L.D.'s secrets.

The Only Light in the Darkness

S1E19: The Only Light in the Darkness

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As the world is turned upside down, Coulson tries to save his one true love; the mystery of the Cellist is revealed.

Nothing Personal

S1E20: Nothing Personal

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With no one left to trust, Agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) teams up with Coulson while S.H.I.E.L.D. is being destroyed.

Ragtag

S1E21: Ragtag

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Shocking secrets -- and Ward's betrayal -- are revealed as Coulson and the team go on an undercover mission.

Beginning of the End

S1E22: Beginning of the End

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Coulson and his team risk everything to stop Garrett and HYDRA.

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Shadows

S2E1: Shadows

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Even as wanted fugitives with limited resources, Coulson and his team continue to work to keep the world safe.

Heavy Is the Head

S2E2: Heavy Is the Head

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Running out of options, Coulson's only hope at saving his team is to put them in the line of fire; a doctor (Kyle MacLachlan) with dangerous secrets could impact a core team member.

Making Friends and Influencing People

S2E3: Making Friends and Influencing People

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Coulson and his team race against Hydra to find a man with the ability to freeze objects; Simmons finds herself caught in the crossfire.

Face My Enemy

S2E4: Face My Enemy

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While Coulson tries to learn more about the mysterious writing, Melinda May attacks him; Fitz must save the team from an explosive situation.

A Hen in the Wolf House

S2E5: A Hen in the Wolf House

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Coulson and the team are confronted with Hydra's security chief -- the beautiful, deadly Bobbi Morse (Adrianne Palicki); Skye's father wants to see his daughter and forces Raina to arrange it.

A Fractured House

S2E6: A Fractured House

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While impersonating S.H.I.E.L.D., Hydra orchestrates a devastating attack on the United Nations; an unexpected enemy leads the charge against the framed team members.

The Writing on the Wall

S2E7: The Writing on the Wall

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The alien glyphs Coulson has been etching lead the team to several murder victims; lies and secrets come to a head.

The Things We Bury

S2E8: The Things We Bury

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Coulson and the team face off against Hydra as they try to uncover an ancient secret; Ward kidnaps his politician brother for a trip down memory lane.

...Ye Who Enter Here

S2E9: ...Ye Who Enter Here

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SHIELD discovers the ancient city but uncovering the secrets may require a major sacrifice; May and Skye are determined to get Raina before Whitehall.

What They Become

S2E10: What They Become

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Whitehall and Coulson's forces take part in an explosive confrontation that changes everyone's fate; Skye uncovers secrets about her past.

Aftershocks

S2E11: Aftershocks

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Coulson and the team are faced with the consequences of the war with Hydra as revelations threaten to destroy them; Hydra makes a move.

Who You Really Are

S2E12: Who You Really Are

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Coulson and the team help Lady Sif, who lost her memory after a fight with a mysterious warrior; Bobbi and Mac continue to keep their true mission hidden.

One of Us

S2E13: One of Us

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Cal forms a team of super villains with the hope of seeking revenge on Coulson -- and destroying S.H.I.E.L.D.; a crisis forces May to reach out to her ex-husband.

Love in the Time of Hydra

S2E14: Love in the Time of Hydra

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A shocking revelation and an impending decision about what to do with one of their own leaves the team broken; Ward and Agent 33 go on a personal mission.

One Door Closes

S2E15: One Door Closes

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As stunning revelations are brought to light, war comes to Coulson in a way he did not expect; Skye tries to control her abilities and makes a life-altering decision.

Afterlife

S2E16: Afterlife

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After Robert Gonzales takes action, Coulson fights to protect the future of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Skye meets an enigmatic inhuman.

Melinda

S2E17: Melinda

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The story of Melinda's transformation is revealed; Skye learns more about her heritage -- and the truth sends her in a new direction.

Frenemy of My Enemy

S2E18: Frenemy of My Enemy

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Coulson and Hunter form a dangerous alliance as they turn to someone unexpected for help; Lincoln and Skye are drawn into a conflict.

The Dirty Half Dozen

S2E19: The Dirty Half Dozen

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Gonzales and Coulson fight to put aside their differences as they work with an untrustworthy ally to attack Hydra.

Scars

S2E20: Scars

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As tensions rise between S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Inhumans, Skye finds her torn between the groups; Coulson reveals a secret.

S.O.S. Part One

S2E21: S.O.S. Part One

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S.H.I.E.L.D. puts it all on a line to survive a fight that blurs the line between friend and enemy; the team must make sacrifices that will alter relationships forever.

S.O.S. Part Two

S2E22: S.O.S. Part Two

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S.H.I.E.L.D. puts it all on a line to survive a fight that blurs the line between friend and enemy; the team must make sacrifices that will alter relationships forever.

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Laws of Nature

S3E1: Laws of Nature

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When a new inhuman is discovered, Coulson and the team have an encounter with another organization seeking powered people; Fitz goes to extreme measures to determine how to get Simmons back.

Purpose in the Machine

S3E2: Purpose in the Machine

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Fitz and the team ask an Asgardian for help unlocking the secrets of the monolith that swallowed Simmons; May comes to a crossroads.

A Wanted (Inhu)man

S3E3: A Wanted (Inhu)man

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Mack, Daisy and Coulson race against time to keep Lincoln safe; Hunter will do whatever it takes to get revenge.

Devils You Know

S3E4: Devils You Know

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Coulson and the team search for the Inhuman who is killing other Inhumans; May worries Hunter's mission to bring down Ward is becoming too personal.

4,722 Hours

S3E5: 4,722 Hours

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After Simmons is rescued from another planet, she reveals how she fought to survive in harsh surroundings.

Among Us Hide ...

S3E6: Among Us Hide ...

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The stakes get higher as May and Hunter pursue Ward and Hydra; Coulson thinks the ATCU could be keeping a big secret.

Chaos Theory

S3E7: Chaos Theory

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As Daisy and the team try to protect inhumans, a shocking truth is revealed about S.H.I.E.L.D.'s biggest enemy; with Fitz's help, Simmons recovers information that could get them back through the portal.

Many Heads, One Tale

S3E8: Many Heads, One Tale

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Dangerous facts about the ATCU are discovered by the team; Ward's plans to take down S.H.I.E.L.D. do not go as expected.

Closure

S3E9: Closure

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Ward's revenge campaign cripples the team; Coulson makes it clear he will stop at nothing to settle the score.

Maveth

S3E10: Maveth

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A battle between Hydra and S.H.I.E.L.D. will change Coulson's world; Fitz and Coulson take a huge risk.

Bouncing Back

S3E11: Bouncing Back

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The aftermath of Coulson's trip to Maveth has him more determined than ever to shut Hydra down; Daisy and the team encounter more Inhumans with unknown loyalties.

The Inside Man

S3E12: The Inside Man

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Coulson and Gen. Talbot suspect Malick of having an inside man at the worldwide symposium on Inhumans; the team discovers a traitor.

Parting Shot

S3E13: Parting Shot

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After tracking Malick to Russia, Bobby and Hunter become involved in an assassination plot; the team is changed forever as it races to save lives.

Watchdogs

S3E14: Watchdogs

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Agent Mack and his brother step in when a radical group called the Watchdogs plan to eliminate the Inhumans; Simmons finds a powerful chemical compound.

Spacetime

S3E15: Spacetime

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The S.H.I.E.L.D. team tries to prove that fate is not fixed after Daisy is horrified by a glimpse of the future.

Paradise Lost

S3E16: Paradise Lost

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The team hunts for information on a new enemy; Malick's secret from his past threatens to destroy his Hydra legacy.

The Team

S3E17: The Team

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Agent Daisy Johnson brings the Secret Warriors together for a mission that will affect them all; knowledge of Hive's powers has S.H.I.E.L.D. mistrusting everyone.

The Singularity

S3E18: The Singularity

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The team reels from its losses as Hive continues to draw Inhumans to his side; agents Fitz and Simmons get a lead that could stop the maniacal Inhuman forever.

Failed Experiments

S3E19: Failed Experiments

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As the threat of Hive looms, loyalties are put to the test and the team must come up with a decisive resolution.

Emancipation

S3E20: Emancipation

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S.H.I.E.L.D. feel like they must be open about their involvement with Inhumans; as the stakes rise, the team is tested in unanticipated ways.

Absolution

S3E21: Absolution

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With Hive's master plan known, the team must spring into action and get ready for a deadly battle.

Ascension

S3E22: Ascension

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With Hive's master plan known, the team must spring into action and get ready for a deadly battle.

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