Agents of SHIELD. Season 1 Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Trekker4747, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Neil The Hippy Premium Member

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    A step up from when the genius was a jack of all trades

    Wrong network.


    I kind of chuckled at Koenig's line about "if he was the grandson of a Howler", as in comics Eric Koenig was a Howler.
     
  2. DEWLine

    DEWLine Commodore Commodore

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    Simmons' specialty is biosciences and medicine, I thought?
     
  3. Enterprise1701

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    Yes. Fitz specializes in engineering.

    If Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. does a lame cliche cliffhanger ending to its hopefully season finale, then it had better be something good like Fury explaining the Guest House serum by having Mar-Vell walk in.
     
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  4. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Neil The Hippy Premium Member

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    The deep cover spy for the Kree, the Kree traitor or the Protector of the Universe?
     
  5. Velocity

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    Well, my sister's college roommate was named Jo Glass and she dated a John Cage. We hoped she'd marry him to be Jo Glass Cage. She could have made some marriages that would have resulted in a funny name for her. But she didn't. My mother-in-law didn't have a middle name either. But...yeah, I'm old so maybe it's an outdated custom.
     
  6. Kemaiku

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    My most recent ex had no middle name, she's 27 so it's not really an "older thing".
     
  7. Christopher

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    ^Well, of course there are always going to be individual exceptions to everything. The question is more whether it's a widespread practice as initially suggested.
     
  8. JD

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    Are there blue skinned Atlanteans? All of the pictures I've seen of Namor and his people show them with normal human skin tones.
     
  9. Turtletrekker

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    Yes, blue is the primary skin color for Atlantians. Namor, Namora and once upon a time, Namorita had Caucasian skin tones, but all other Atlanteans are blue as far as I can recall.
     
  10. The Old Mixer

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    Normal Atlanteans are blue. Namor is a half-human hybrid.

    Fun fact: Harry S Truman's middle name was "S"...no period.
     
  11. Turtletrekker

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  12. Guy Gardener

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    Namor is a mutant, and has been since 1962 when Professor X said so.

    The little ankles wings are his mutant power.

    Nomora is an outright hybrid, and Namorita is a clone of Namora, so where she got her wing, god only knows.
     
  13. Nerys Myk

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    Namora had ankle wings too.
     
  14. Turtletrekker

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    Season finale details-- BEWARE! SPOILERS AT THE LINK! "The Beginning of the End"

    Specifically--

    "Patton Oswald as Agent Eric Koenig". Perhaps faked his death, did he?
     
  15. FreezeC77

    FreezeC77 Commodore Commodore

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    In regards to the spoiler
    Maybe a shot at all the old Coulson being a LMD with it revealed that Koenig was... or that he's some kind of clone and there's one of him in each of Nick Fury's secret bases ;)
     
  16. DEWLine

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    Interesting. Could be flashback material, or it could be one of the theories thrown out here for consideration.
     
  17. Forbin

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    Just to chime in on the middle name thing, my mother's middle name was indeed her mother's maiden name. Her mother was from Scotland. I'm 50% sure her mother's middle name was HER mother's middle name. I don't know if that was a Scottish tradition or what, though.
     
  18. Christopher

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    My mother had a middle name, but also used her maiden name as an additional middle name after getting married.
     
  19. PsychoPere

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    That obsession on the part of some fans to find meaning there never made sense. The story concluded the moment the "LOST" title card came up. Why would some huge reveal be presented during the show's credits scene?

    In fact, ABC addressed the nonsensical theory just two days after the finale aired. Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof would go on to give the same answer even ten years later.
     
  20. Forbin

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    On the other hand my (Italian) wife's middle name is Theresa, 'cause her parents were good Catholics.