Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Recap: It’s Electric


After taking a week's vacation from the airwaves, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is back — but unlike Agent Coulson, it returned from its absence exactly the same. This week's "FZZT" was a perfectly generic episode of ABC's so-so superhero drama: well-produced, blandly watchable, and peppered with just enough flashes of brilliance to make it frustrating that the show isn't better.


There are plenty of things that work just fine. There's a fairly successful bait-and-switch at the heart of "FZZT." S.H.I.E.L.D. is called in after a couple of volunteer firemen turn up dead, their corpses inexplicably floating in midair. After a brief investigation, Coulson intuits that their friend Tony Diaz — who possesses a Chitauri helmet he scavenged from the alien attack in The Avengers — must have gone full supervillain and turned on his onetime allies.  Read More...


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