Agents of SHIELD: “The Good Samaritan” Review

Full spoilers for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD continue below.

It’s a big week for Agents of SHIELD, which delivered an episode that finally told audiences Ghost Rider’s origin story while also serving as a lead-in to the release of Doctor Strange.

Let’s start with the cliffhanger first. Assuming Agents of SHIELD didn’t just kill off Fitz, Coulson and Robbie (which seems like a pretty easy assumption to make), they were clearly affected in a big way by the explosion set off by Eli Morrow’s transition. The question is where they are if they’re not dead; wherever they went, they’re definitely not still in the Roxxon lab.

That’s probably a good thing, because Eli Morrow is only going to cause more and more trouble. Beyond the Ghost Rider origin story (which we’ll get to shortly), the big kicker in this episode is learning that Eli is the real cause behind the trouble at Momentum. His quest for power caused the creation of the ghosts, and Coulson & co didn’t realize they were just playing into his plan when they got him out of prison. He wanted the god-like powers the Darkhold could help provide, and got them by the end of the episode.

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Source:: IGN -Reviews