Agent Carter (2015–2016)
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A View in the Dark 

Peggy discovers her murder investigation has huge ramifications that can destroy her career, as well as everyone near and dear to her.


Lawrence Trilling


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




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hayley Atwell ... Peggy Carter
James D'Arcy ... Edwin Jarvis
Enver Gjokaj ... Daniel Sousa
Wynn Everett ... Whitney Frost
Reggie Austin ... Jason Wilkes
Currie Graham ... Calvin Chadwick
Ray Wise ... Hugh Jones
Chris Browning ... Rufus
Sarah Bolger ... Violet
Lotte Verbeek ... Ana Jarvis
Lesley Boone ... Rose
Casey Sander ... Thomas Gloucester
Randy Sklar ... Director Kenneth
Carl W. Crudup ... Frank
Brian Glanney ... Agent Ford


Peggy discovers her murder investigation has huge ramifications that can destroy her career, as well as everyone near and dear to her.

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Release Date:

19 January 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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"Bigger than you think"
21 January 2016 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

I'd like to think that Agent Carter is the most unique comic book show out there. First of all it's a period piece. It's a comic show centered on a female character (which we just don't get in film or TV far too often), and lastly, there isn't any superheroes dropping by to save the day. Its uniqueness has always been a strong point but I think this episode veered perhaps too far into clichéd superhero moments, or even just romantic clichés in general.

As I said before, there's no need to give Peggy a love interest right now, but I think the show runners are going forth with it no matter what. This episode clearly focused on that void in Peggy's life of not having someone when everyone around her seemingly already does. I enjoyed her dynamic with Wilkes, though I guess that maybe over now. And the whole 'will Sousa marry his wife even though he clearly still has some feelings for Peggy?' got a bit tiresome. I'm all for the Sousa/Peggy relationship, just don't take it into an overdone and overly dramatic area where most TV shows and films do.

This episode also gave us a closer look into the Isodyne incidents and how it was a part of an atomic anomaly during testing years back. I love that there is still tons of mystery surrounding the entire story line, much like last year with Leviathan, but we do have a good look at the two women who will be the (sort of) new baddies for Peggy to take down. We didn't see Dottie, but we got a good look at Frost, who is quite clearly in charge when it comes to her and her husband. It was also interesting to hear Wilkes talk about how these experiments may cross other dimensions that she or anyone is unfamiliar with. Could this be where those rumored Doctor Strange tie-ins happen?

So in all, this episode had a much goofier and light-hearted tone filled with romantic moments, some good some bad. I did enjoy the time we spent with the Jarvis', even if the screwball comedy at times is a little off.

+Peggy handles herself just fine with or without any guy

+Jarvis humor

+Dottie & Frost

-Tone shifting


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