Episode #4: Season 1, Ep. 4 -- Eye Spy (w/ Oliver Sava)

The S.H.I.E.L.D.C.A.S.T. is joined by Oliver Sava from the AV Club to discuss the fourth episode of the first season, "Eye Spy." Pascale Armand guest stars as a rogue agent trying to steal secrets, but there's more to her than first meets the eye--literally. How is this episode aesthetically different from the previous three? Are we likely to see mutants in the near future? And is developing more Marvel shows for television really the best idea in the long run? Tune in for discussions on all this, and more. Plus, Oliver and Bibbs educate non-comic enthusiasts on SHIELD's potential enemies, and the gang welcomes an honorary member of the team.

SHOW NOTES:

0:50 - Intro, honorary members and synopsis
6:20 - General thoughts on the episode
11:07 - Pascale Armand as Akela
16:03 - Coulson is acting differently, unclear character motivations
21:14 - Surveillance, funniest bits
26:51 - More graphic than previous episodes
32:56 - The opening sequence
35:54 - No ESP or mutant powers
40:16 - Is Coulson being monitored?
43:16 - The lighting and "look" of the episode
45:25 - Oliver eductes us on AIM
51:31 - Do we really want more Marvel shows?
1:01:34 - Comparisons with Arrow, other miscellaneous stuff
1:07:25 - Show close

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