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Each week three fans of Marvel Comics Agent Lauren, Agent Michelle and Director Stargate Pioneer debrief you on the latest episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. or other related Marvel Universe content and news. Don't forget to leave a Voicemail at 1-844-THE-BUS1 (1-844-843-2871). Legends of Shield is a proud member of the GonnaGeek Podcast Network.

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
  • Leaving
  • 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]



Consultant BlackAdam @Starsaber_222

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Consultant BlackAdam Retweeted Agents of SHIELD


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Meet some new faces coming to Marvel’s #AgentsofSHIELD!

5:29 PM - 2 Nov 2017


Dr. Gnome to you @MrParacletes

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@LegendsofSHIELD Coming to Wakanda? …

1:47 PM - 2 Nov 2017


Dr. Gnome to you @MrParacletes

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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]


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 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


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 2nd, 2017.


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