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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3

Warning – contains spoilers

It doesn’t seem that long ago that I gave a rundown on season 2 and somehow I’ve already gone through season 3 and Daisy has another new haircut. Well, sort of. So what’s been happening in the Marvelverse? Quite a lot apparently.

Fitz-Simmons is still the adorable pairing they’ve always been only now they’re on separate planets and Simmons is paired up with someone else who somehow hasn’t topped himself after being stranded on an alien planet for 14 years. But things like that can’t stand in the way of true love and we see Fitz become more of an action hero in his pursuit of bringing Simmons back. Awwww.

Coulson now sports tech on his wrist that even James Bond would be jealous of and Q would be wondering how much of a genius Fitz is to be able to create it all and make the prosthetic hand look so real. But at least he’s alive and barely keeping his rebellious team in check though he does find time for a little lurving.

Skye/Daisy, who is pretty much just Daisy these days, has become rather full of herself and who can blame her with inhuman powers and a new haircut every season. But as they say, the higher up you go, the further you fall and Daisy crashes back to earth rather spectacularly (not literally though) when she loses yet another boyfriend (though does Ward really count as a boyfriend – I mean they barely kissed).

Mack is just Mack. All big and muscly on the outside, soft and squishy on the inside.

Bobbi and Hunter made me cry. Yep, really. I had started growing fond of this pair and then they have to go and they get a spy’s farewell and everyone gets all the feels. Why God, why?

May has dropped out of S.H.I.E.L.D., except no one gets to drop out of S.H.I.E.L.D., not really. Not when they can kick some serious ass like May can. Shame about her ex-husband though but at least he gets to redeem himself. And despite May kicking more ass, we are also treated to more melting of layers from the Ice Queen.

Ward finally gets his comeuppance and it’s hard to feel sympathy as Brett Dalton plays him so well and I’m so over the whole Ward/Hydra thing now. But it should be obvious that a character like Ward won’t take lying down and dying so easily…

It is another fantastic season with more twists and turns and lots of character development (and losses). We even see Daisy with another new hairstyle ready for season 4 though I think that is a wig. The real hero of the season though is Fitz. He seems to be fully recovered from the side effects of his near-death experience and despite not having the kick-ass skills and physique of some of the other characters, he’s bravely plunging into fights and even more bravely, jumping through wormhole portal type things to save the love of his life. Awwww.

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