Marvel is basically the smartest studio in Hollywood. They've designed their empire so that all of their properties interlock. If you want to not just watch, but really understand movies like The Avengers, and Guardians of the Galaxy, you've got to invest your time in Captain America and ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. So, OK, yeah, there's a little bit of manipulation going on here. That being said, a little manipulation doesn't mean AoS isn't a great show in and of itself! To prove it, we've put together five super reasons (see what we did there?) to catch Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.