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Nov 13, 2017

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Stargate Pioneer and Agent Lauren discuss the sixth The Defenders episode “Ashes, Ashes,” highlight some recent Marvel news and respond to listener feedback. The Agents debrief you on the science of reanimating the dead, once last look at the amazing Stick, all the great team character moments, the Intra-Defenders Team fights, insights into The Hand Operations, Gao’s true feelings for Alexandria, and Elektra’s awesome power grab.




  • The Defenders “Ashes, Ashes”
  • Marvel News Roundup
  • Listener Feedback






The Defenders ShowRunners: Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez


Douglas Petrie (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”)

Marco Ramirez (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Orange is the New Black”)


Executive Producer: Drew Goddard (“The Martian,” “Lost,” “Alias”, “Marvel’s Daredevil”)


Netflix made all 13 episodes of The Defenders available on Friday August 18th, 2017.


Stephen Surjik

8th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Previous appearances: Episodes 83, 106, 112, 140, 142, 178, & 204

52 Directing Credits Beginning in 1985

1 x The Kids In The Hall

Wayne’s World 2  (1993)

1 x The X-Files

2 x Monk

1 x Eureka

1 x No Ordinary Family

6 x Warehouse 13

10 x Burn Notice

1 x Arrow

1 x The Flash

2 x Jessica Jones

3 x Daredevil

7 x Person Of Interest

1 x Designated Survivor

1 x Luke Cage

1 x The Punisher

1 x Iron Fist

1 x The Defenders

ALSO PRODUCER FOR: Intelligence, Warehouse 13, Common Law, Burn Notice, The Romeo Section


Written By: Drew Goddard

6th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Previous appearances: Episodes 26, 63, 75, 76 & 206

17 Writing Credits starting in 2002

5 x Buffy The Vampire Slayer

5 x n

5 x Alias

Cloverfield (2008)

9 x Lost

The Cabin In The Woods (2012)

The Martian (2015)

2 x Daredevil (Created By)

1 x The Defenders

ALO PRODUCED: Alias, Lost, The Martian, Daredevil, The Defenders, The Good Place


Written By: Marco Ramirez

13th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Previous appearances: Episodes 77, 80, 113, 117, 130, 131, 140, 143, 206, 208, 212 & 214

8 writing credits since 2007

3 x Sons Of Anarchy

2 x Orange Is The New Black

6 x Da Vinci’s Demons

1 x Fear The Walking Dead

6 x Daredevil

7 x The Defenders

ALSO PRODUCED: Da Vinci’s Demons, Fear The Walking Dead, and Daredevil




Cold Opening

  • Record Player


Defenders Around Headless

  • The Iron Fist is literally a key to a lock
  • “I’m a weapon. I’m not a key”
  • They decide to hide Danny Rand
  • Danny wants to leave
  • Team versus Danny
  • Sonic punch
  • Jessica knocks out Danny


Construction Site = Midland Circle


Elektra finds her memorial card


Jessica and Matt go back to his loft

  • Matt finds the missing card


Sowande’s Eulogy


Jessica and Matt go to the Architect's home

  • Lexi


Gao talks to Alexandra

  • Black Sky needs to go
  • We’ll go after Iron Fist tonight


Danny Rand wakes up

  • Midland Circle
  • Luke Cage and The Iron Fist belong out there
  • Stick is centering his Anima
  • Danny and Luke trade stories


Lexi Starts Answers Questions


Elektra Goes To Her Grave

  • Alexandra goes to talk to her
  • Alexandra is dying
  • Needs a substance from K’un-Lun


Stick is making this up as he goes along


Lexi Answers More Questions

  • Jessica’s Reaction to Matt pretending to be blind
  • Matt can play
  • Plans in the piano.
  • Something under Midland Circle


Stick tells his story to Luke … and Danny


Jessica and Luke Will Work Better Together


Stick’s Incense knocking Luke out

  • Stick’s third option --- kill Danny
  • Jessica and Matt race to rescue Danny
  • Elektra comes to fight Stick; kills him
  • Elektra defeats The Defenders and takes Danny


Alexandra’s Last Meal

  • Elektra brings Danny


Board Room

  • Danny tied up
  • “You’ll serve”
  • We need to secure the substance
  • Elektra kills her “His name is Matthew”
  • “You work for me now”


NEWS [xx:xx]




Brian Michael Bendis leaves Marvel, signs exclusive deal with DC Comics




Disney will bring an all-new Marvel series to its streaming service in 2019




Chadwick Boseman chose his Black Panther accent to make a point about white supremacy


Black Panther character posters revealed


FEEDBACK [xx:xx]



Johnny ~R‏ @BornToEatBacon

FollowingFollowing @BornToEatBacon


Johnny ~R Retweeted GeekTyrant

@LegendsofSHIELD @sithwitch @StargatePioneer
@michelleealey Be still my heart, I just felt a twitch in my nether regions!

Johnny ~R added,

GeekTyrant @GeekTyrant

Disney is in Talks To Buy 20th Century Fox! This Would Open The Door to The X-Men Joining The MCU

1:21 PM - 6 Nov 2017

Christy‏ @adanagirl

FollowingFollowing @adanagirl


Christy Retweeted Foreign Policy

Didn't Howard Stark invent that in the 1940s and call it Midnight Oil? I seem to remember it not going well. #AgentCarter @LegendsofSHIELD

Christy added,

Foreign PolicyVerified account @ForeignPolicy

We got our hands on a DEA report about a drug that would allow drugged-up “superhuman soldiers” to stay awake for days at a time.

12:09 AM - 9 Nov 2017

andiminga‏ @andiminga

FollowingFollowing @andiminga


@LegendsofSHIELD for the last two  Inhumans episodes I only listened to the cast. and yeah, sounds like a better decision.

10:33 AM - 9 Nov 2017


OUTRO [xx:xx]


Haley, Lauren and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or who’s Marvel abs you would like to see. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.


Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Inhumans eighth episode “And Finally, Black Bolt” on Sunday October 12th, 2017. You can listen in live when we record Sunday Afternoons at 1:00 PM Eastern time or Thursday Evenings at 9:00 PM ET at (Also streamed live on Contact Info: Please see for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871


Don’t forget to go check out our spin-off podcast, Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D..: Longbox Edition for your weekly Marvel comic book release run-down with segments by Black Adam on S.H.I.E.L.D. comics, Lauren on Mutant Comics and Anthony with his Spider-Man web down. Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Longbox Edition is also available on the podcast network.


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This podcast was recorded on Thursday November 9th, 2017.


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