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Aug 24, 2017

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Stargate Pioneer, Agent Lauren and Consultant Michelle discuss the eighth Legion episode “Chapter 8,” the ladies first spoiler-free impressions of the Netflix Defenders series as well as Marvel news and your feedback.


Defenders First Impressions (Spoiler-free)
Legion “Chapter 8”
Weekly Marvel News
Listener Feedback


LEGION “CHAPTER 8” [08:14]


Chapter 8 aired Wednesday March 29th, 2017 on FX and earned a 0.81 rating. Legion was renewed for a second season two weeks before on March 15th, 2017.

Chapter 1 - 8 Feb 2017: 1.62
Chapter 2 - 15 Feb 2017: 1.13
Chapter 3 - 22 Feb 2017: 1.04
Chapter 4 - 1 Mar 2017: 0.75
Chapter 5 - 8 Mar 2017: 0.80
Chapter 6 - 15 Mar 2017: 0.73
Chapter 7 - 22 Mar 2017: 0.72
Chapter 8 - 29 Mar 2017: 0.81

Directed By: Michael Uppendahl
20 directing credits starting in 2003
1x Weeds
1x Longmire
1x The Walking Dead
11x Mad Men
9x American Horror Story
1x Daredevil
5x Fargo
3x Legion: Chapter 2, 3, and 8

Written By: Noah Hawley - creator of show / creator of Fargo
7 writing credits starting 2006

“Chapter 8”

Meaning of Chapter 8

Cold Opening

The Story Of (Hamish Linklater as) Clark
Clark’s Significant Other is there with him
Their son
Clark stays in bed
Bureau 19 recommends desk duty
Going to war

Ambush In The Woods

Soldiers In A Pyramid
We Need To Talk
Team A Compromised
Clark has a camera eye

David Doubts Schizophrenia Diagnosis

The Power Is Real

Cary And Kerry In Front Of Clark

Melanie And Oliver

Melanie reminds him of someone
Figure it out over diner

Melanie And Clark

Age Of The Dinosaur is over

Clark and David

You don’t have to be afraid
Your babies versus our babies
Look at you - you don’t have to listen to us anymore

Syd and Lenny

Go in the back door
You are going to help me
Syd’s mom’s cancer
You ever try to unmake soup?
You’ll figure it out

Syd Tells Clark What’s Going On

You want to help?

David In The Lab

Syd asks for the explanation so Clark can hear
Second set of brainwaves
The fight for the memories

David at the earliest point

What am I without you? We’ve been together for so long
I’m. Not. Leaving.

Send the Equinox

Musical Bodies

Syd Kisses David
Clark and Kerry

David and Kerry

Oliver remembers Melanie
David And Kerry collide and explode

Oliver / Shadow King Escape

If I rule the world

We’re going to need to work together now

Where should we look first? Someplace warm

Mid - Credit scene David is taken my flying probe

Main Cast:

Dan Stevens - as - David Haller (The Tomorrow People, Downton Abbey, Sense & Sensibility)
Rachel Keller- as - Sydney "Syd" Barrett (Mentalist, Supernatural, Fargo)
Aubrey Plaza - as - Lenny Busker (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Troopers, Parks and Recreation, Portlandia, The Legend Of Korra)
Bill Irwin - as - Cary Loudermilk (Popeye [1980], Sesame Street, Lights Out, Sleepy Hollow, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
Jeremie Harris - as - Ptonomy Wallace (Person Of Interest, The Get Down)
Amber Midthunder - as - Kerry Loudermilk (Banshee, Longmire)
Katie Aselton - as - Amy Haller (The Office, Revolution, The League)
Jean Smart - as - Melanie Bird (Designing Women, Frasier, The District, 24, Kim Possible, Samatha Who, $#*! My Dad Says, Hawaii Five-0 , Fargo)

Recurring Cast
Hamish Linklater as Clark (Gideon’s Crossing, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Battleship, The Newsroom, Fargo)
David Selby as Brubaker (Dark Shadows, The Waltons, Kojak, Raise the Titanic, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 and Part 2)
Ellie Araiza as Philly
Brad Mann as Rudy (Smallville, Battlestar Galactica, The 4400, Revolution, Almost Human, Supernatural, Fargo)
Quinton Boisclair as the Devil with the Yellow Eyes
Mackenzie Gray as Walter / The Eye (La Femme Nikita, The Outer Limits, Andromeda, Action Man, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Stargate: Infinity, Supernatural, Human Target, Smallville, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Fringe, Once Upon A Time, Man Of Steel, Fargo, Legends Of Tomorrow, Warcraft: The Beginning, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
Scott Lawrence as Henry Poole (Murder She Wrote, Newhart, L.A. Law, Murphy Brown, Quantum Leap, Timecop, Star Trek: Voyager, Touched by an Angel, The West Wing, JAG, Bones, ER, Avatar, The Social Network, Sons of Anarchy, Star Trek Into Darkness, Fear the Walking Dead)
Devyn Dalton as the Angry Boy (STUNTWOMAN, Supernatural, War for the Planet of the Apes)
Jemaine Clement as Oliver Bird (Flight of the Conchords, Despicable Me, Men in Black 3, The LEGO Batman Movie)

NEWS [45:55]


New Inhumans trailer


Punisher teaser


Watch first episode of Marvel’s Spider-Man

FEEDBACK [51:40]

Dr. Gnome to you‏ @MrParacletes
@LegendsofSHIELD Recursion ensues
1:06 AM - 18 Aug 2017
AnomalyPodcast‏ @AnomalyPodcast
Replying to @StargatePioneer @LegendsofSHIELD
Will do! Just finished last season. Can only watch what's on Netflix though, as I don't have regular television. I know. I'm weird. :D ~Jen
10:01 PM - 19 Aug 2017
scott whitt‏ @GreatScottTx
Replying to @dxferris @LegendsofSHIELD @andiminga
I have no desire to watch that #NotMyDefenders

OUTRO [55:16]

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