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When Did Agents of SHIELD Start To Go Downhill?

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I kind of feel that each season has had its hit and miss moments/episodes. Some had more misses than hits, and vice versa. This final season, for instance, has gone from potentially interesting mystery to boring, narratively-strained time travel nonsense.

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13 minutes ago, Bazza said:

Answer: Never. 

 

Agents of SHIELD Tops Luke Cage As Best Reviewed Marvel TV Series

https://screenrant.com/agents-shield-best-reviewed-marvel-tv-series/

 

 

People who review TV shows don't watch them.

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1 minute ago, Spence said:

 

Too obvious.  They will try a "surprise twist" that will fall flat....

 

They only other way to "salvage" this is if they were still in the Framework.

 

 

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You should have watched the second half which was tied into Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the fall of SHIELD.  You know what happened to the team?

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27 minutes ago, Cassandra said:

 

They only other way to "salvage" this is if they were still in the Framework.

 

 

 

 

Aaaaaaaaahhh.....

 

I don't know which is worse.  

 

Time Travel Cop-out or We're Stuck in the Computer Cop-out.

 

Both are prime examples of what happens when a show writer becomes creatively bankrupt.

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1 minute ago, Spence said:

 

 

Aaaaaaaaahhh.....

 

I don't know which is worse.  

 

Time Travel Cop-out or We're Stuck in the Computer Cop-out.

 

Both are prime examples of what happens when a show writer becomes creatively bankrupt.

 

I blame the Holodeck.

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3 hours ago, death tribble said:

And I don't see any sign that this current season is the final season.

 

Well, the sign I was reading was Disney stepping in to inexplicably force a fifth season in spite of the fact that ABC was about to cancel it. Everyone from industry insiders to industry watchers is convinced/assuming that season five will be its last. I suspect they are right, just as we all suspect they are right about Inhumans not coming back despite no formal announcement of that (yet) either. Besides, tossing a show into a Friday night death slot isn't something a network typically does if it intends to keep airing it.

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I like the show.  I'd be surprised at the hate, but it's just like the comics (any comics):  People love a storyline, hate the next one, bitch about "when it was good" disagree over when that was, etc.

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I wouldn't say I hate it.

I just think the writing became lazy and disjointed. 

It isn't that I actively dislike the show, it is that I just don't find a compelling reason to watch it.

 

Of course the number of shows that even come close to "compelling" in the last two years I could count on one hand.  If I was missing some fingers.....

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I thought the LMD storyline was excellent. 

 

Current season ain't bad. Still not sure where they are going with it and I rarely like time travel stories. So there is that. It needs to acquire a direction imo. 

 

I miss Fitz :-( 

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I think each arc starts strong and then falters - so technically episode 3 or 4 of any given arc. 

 

(So do most comic book arcs, though - so maybe Agents really is the most faithful depiction out there?)

 

I don't find that particularly affects my like of the show, though - the actors / characters pull it through for me no matter what plot-line the writing team hits with a dart thrown at a board - and even weak episodes are watchable.

 

... I just realised I just also described how I feel about Star Trek, Star Wars,  and their various spin offs.  Huh. 

 

(Except Voyager: Threshold and Tuvix. Those episodes need to be pulled from syndication.)

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