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The team tries to confiscate an important device on a train, but when one agent takes a very risky move that backfires, the entire team is affected.


Paul A. Edwards (as Paul Edwards)


Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comics by) | 5 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Clark Gregg ... Phil Coulson
Ming-Na Wen ... Melinda May
Brett Dalton ... Grant Ward
Chloe Bennet ... Skye
Iain De Caestecker ... Leo Fitz
Elizabeth Henstridge ... Jemma Simmons
J. August Richards ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
David Conrad ... Ian Quinn
Carlo Rota ... Luca Russo
Emily Baldoni ... Sofia
T.J. Ramini ... Mancini
Stan Lee ... Debonair Gentleman
Ludwig Manukian ... Train Conductor
Brandon Molale ... Smith


The team tries to confiscate an important device on a train, but when one agent takes a very risky move that backfires, the entire team is affected.

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Release Date:

4 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


On the jet Coulson tells Ward if anything goes wrong he'll spend rest of career in Alaska, doing night shift on Blonsky's cryo cell. Blonsky refers to Emil Blonsky, aka the Abomination, the main enemy from The Incredible Hulk (2008). See more »


When Simmons is giving her rant performance on the train, when she stands up, you can see Coulson moving his lips along with her line. See more »


Jemma Simmons: All mom ever wanted was your love. To be with you! In our two-story Victorian home in the Cotswolds! But could you even give her a moment, what with your banking job requiring you to travel to the States from Tuesday to Saturday every other week? No! You may not have had any time for her, but you had time for your work... and your prostitutes!
Phil Coulson: Prostitutes, plural?
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Theme Song
Written by Bear McCreary
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28 January 2019 | by noorea-85147See all my reviews

Damn this episode is good! The format stands out the most, the cuts to the different team members and the narrative style of this episode was great, didn't feel like a gimmick at all, just added to the tension and the mystery, the episode also had so many funny moments, even on re-watch, knowing the funny stuff are coming I couldn't resist bursting into laughter, bonus..Stan Lee!, may he rest in peace. Another great thing about this episode, something that would later become a hallmark for the show, and that is pairing off different characters and have them play off each other, such is Skye and Fitz in this episode, and to a lesser extent, Jemma and Coulson, seeing those new dynamics added much flavor to this episode.

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