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Nov 6, 2017

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Lauren discuss The Defenders fifth episode “Take Shelter,” highlight some recent Marvel news and respond to listener feedback. The Agents debrief you on the Defenders Sidekicks all gathering in one room, their fanfic of how Trish and Karen met, the definition of “Immortal” in The Defenders, who didn’t get the memo about the mystical nature of The Hand, how Alexandria is dressing for success, and why The Hand wants to return to K’un-Lun.


The Defenders “Take Shelter”
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.

Directed By: Uta Briesewitz
3rd Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
Previous appearances: Episodes 119, 194
22 Directing Credits spanning back to 2010 that include:
3 x Hung
1 x Weeds
2 x Jessica Jones
2 x The 100
1 x Fear The Walking Dead
1 x This Is Us
4 x Orange Is The New Black
1 x The Defenders
1 x Iron Fist
ALSO: Noted Cinematographer for The Wire, Hung, and True Blood

Written By: Marco Ramirez
8 writing credits since 2007
12th 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
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

Written By: Lauren Schmidt
8 Total Writing Credits since 2004
This is Lauren’s 6th Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. discussion appearance. Previously:
Episode #136 Daredevil 2x5 “Kinbaku”
Episode #140 Daredevil 2x9 “Seven Minutes In Heaven”
Episode #143 Daredevil 2x12 “The Dark at the End Of The Tunnel”
Episode #208 The Defenders 1x02 "Mean Right Hook"
Episode #210 The Defenders 1x03 "Worst Behavior"
3 x Daredevil
20 x The West Wing
4 x Private Practice
ALSO PRODUCED: Private Practice, Parenthood, Do No Harm, Power, Daredevil, The Defenders


Cold Opening

Sowendo’s van attack team
Gao leaving in SUVs
Restaurant fight
Sowendo’s team shoots up restaurant
Matt tried to talk to The Black Sky
“Elektra” starts to snap her out of it
Luke mowed down by garbage truck
Jessica slams Gao
Gao force pushes the door open
Elektra is gone

Defenders Come To The Dojo

Luke comes to the Dojo
Luke got one of theirs (Sowande)

Elektra sharpens Her Blade

Alexandra had a daughter
I was meant to raise The Black Sky

The Defenders Interrogate Sowendo

The Nurse, Trish - we’ll come for them next

Luke gets Claire

Your trouble is my trouble now

Danny and Colleen ambushed outside of Claire’s building

Bakuto Is Alive
Luke saves Colleen, but she is cut

Matt Comes To Karen

It’s just self preservation at this point

Luke Goes To Misty

Danny and Claire bring Colleen into the police station

Stick talks to Sowendo

Matt and Stick

Jessica Gets Trish

Daredevil helps
“Scarf looked better. Nice Ears.”

Police Station

Colleen and Claire
Trish and Malcolm
Karen and Foggy
Misty briefs them, gives Colleen back her Katana

Gao and Bakuto

Alexandra and Miracami

Sowendo and Daredevil

Elektra is ours now
Xxxx - believes Alexandra has failed them

Matt Tells The Defenders About Elektra

“To be clear we’ve now used the word resurrected three times”
Sowendo kidnaps Danny
Stick decapitates Sowendo

Elektra On Rooftop

Goes to Matt’s apartment
Lays down in Matt’s bed

NEWS [31:03]


Brooklyn 99’s Stephanie Beatriz dressed as America Chavez for Halloween


Cast of Thor: Ragnarok plays “Would You Rather”

With Thor, Taika Waititi saw an underdog he could get behind

Taika Waititi wants to do a Black Widow comedy solo film

Shut up and take my money!


Michelle Pfeiffer spotted on Ant-Man & The Wasp set

FEEDBACK [39:13]

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@LegendsofSHIELD Coming to Wakanda?
1:47 PM - 2 Nov 2017

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@LegendsofSHIELD Ok, I kinda wanna see this. Stitch as Iron Fist would definitely hold my interest.
11:10 PM - 31 Oct 2017

OUTRO [46:40]

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Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Inhumans seventh episode “Havoc In The Hidden Land” on Sunday November 5th, 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

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