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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.

Oct 30, 2017

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Lauren discuss the fourth The Defenders episode “Royal Dragon,” highlight some recent Marvel news and respond to listener feedback. The Agents debrief you on the Defenders finally getting to spend some time together, that Elektra no longer has a heartbeat, the history of the Hand and why they might need Danny as well as who the 5 fingers of The Hand are, Jessica gets to throw a car through a window, and Matt has his Iron Man moment.




  • The Defenders “Royal Dragon”
  • 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: Phil Abraham

7th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Previous appearances: Episodes 61, 75, 76, 130,131, 181

36 Directing Credits since 2007

1 x The Sopranos

1 x Breaking Bad

1 x White Collar

2 x Sons Of Anarchy

1 x The Good Wife

1 x The Walking Dead

1 x Weeds

1 x The Following

4 x The Killing

15 x Mad Men

4 x Daredevil

3 x Halt And Catch Fire

10 x Orange Is The New Black

1 x Luke Cage

1 x The Defenders


Written By: Douglas Petrie

17 Writing Credits from 1992

11th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Previous appearances: Episodes 81, 86, 87, 113, 117, 130, 131, 143, 206, 210

1 x Rugrats

2 x Angel

59 x Buffy The Vampire Slayer

2 x Tru Calling

2 x The 4400

2 x The Batman

2 x Charlie’s Angels

2 x American Horror Story

7 x Daredevil

4 x The Defenders

ALSO PRODUCED: Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Tru Calling, The Robinsons: Lost In Space, CSI, Pushing Daisies, Charlie’s Angels, American Horror Story

And Daredevil


Written By: Marco Ramirez

8 writing credits since 2007

11th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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

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

  • Closed chinese restaurant
  • Jessica and Luke talk
  • When do I get my scarf back?
  • I’m not doing this
  • Are those pork?
  • What’s the hand?
  • The hand wants me
  • Are you on Lithium?
  • A word counselor
  • Murdock joins the team


Elektra sees her wounds

  • The Black Sky - I serve the hand
  • Like me you have conquered death
  • Don’t forget who brought us back


The Defenders & Stick

  • I don’t get that you are blind
  • We should trust Misty
  • I even put on a tie
  • Stick finds them


Alexandra And Japanese Guy

  • Iron Fist has 3 allies
  • Madame Gao and Sowande
  • Together we serve life itself


Stick has one Hand

  • The Chaste
  • Iron Fist is a dumbass
  • The Hands does Pompeii and Chernobyl
  • Jessica wants to run


Stick, Matt and Danny

  • Trained him to fit a war, he put on an outfit
  • Stick drops knowledge on them


Alexandra is Sick

  • Pills
  • Right Now


Jessica Jones

  • Bourbon
  • Why does she bother putting the top back on the bottle?
  • Computer search - Same handwriting


5 Heretics In K’un-Lun

  • Immortality
  • Alexandra led them from the beginning
    • Madame Gao
    • Sowande
    • Bakuto … dead?
    • Murakami - behind Nobu
  • Don’t act like a kid
  • You only made it worse by getting involved


Jessica goes to see the widow

  • The car - been there since last night


Stick and Matt

  • Elektra is gone


Jessica and Karate boy

  • Radio


Alexandra Meets “The Team”

  • Your bond is temporary
  • Save lives and come with me
  • Speak violence
  • Elektra versus the boys
  • Jessica Jones drives into the restaurant
  • Who missed me?


NEWS [33:15]




Scarlett Johansson assembles Avengers for charity




[Hulu] New Runaways trailer


Vincent D’Onofrio returns for Daredevil s3, Erik Oleson is new showrunner


The Punisher TV series originally had no plans to include Karen Page




Tessa Thompson reveals Valkyrie is bi in Thor: Ragnarok, but not explicitly


Taika Waititi tweet




Ben Mendelsohn eyed for villain role in Captain Marvel


FEEDBACK [47:20]



Bridger ZadinaVerified account @BridgerZadina

FollowingFollowing @BridgerZadina


Replying to @adanagirl @LegendsofSHIELD

Ya'll have no idea..... o_o

12:24 AM - 17 Oct 2017

Christy @adanagirl

FollowingFollowing @adanagirl


Christy Retweeted

There is only one word for these: Excelsior!!! @LegendsofSHIELD

Christy added,


Comicbook.comVerified account @ComicBook

ICYMI: @OriginalFunko is finally making Stan Lee cameo Pops! Details inside: …

7:57 PM - 18 Oct 2017


Johnny ~R @BornToEatBacon

FollowingFollowing @BornToEatBacon


@MrParacletes @LegendsofSHIELD @adanagirl He's watching you.

@CollectDST #toylovercrew


andiminga Retweeted Peter Sciretta

Sign me up! @LegendsofSHIELD

andiminga added,

Peter ScirettaVerified account @slashfilm

'Logan' Spin-Off Starring X-23 In the Works From Director James Mangold

1:37 PM - 24 Oct 2017

Dr. Gnome to you @MrParacletes

FollowFollow @MrParacletes


@LegendsofSHIELD @adanagirl @andiminga


12:09 PM - 22 Oct 2017

The Dark Bach Man @anthonybachman

FollowFollow @anthonybachman


Replying to @LegendsofSHIELD @theinhumans

Karnack is the best. Medusa and Blackbolt pseudo-ASL makes sense in their enclosed society. Lockjaw is great.
So glad the show got better.

3:57 PM - 22 Oct 2017


OUTRO [51:58]


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 sixth episode “The Gentleman’s Name Is Gorgon” on Sunday October 29th, 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 October 26th, 2017.


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