Originally Posted by Zarex
I agree, in addition to the fact that the SHIELD depicted on a weekly television show would be diminished in relation to what had been shown in the MCU. Casual viewers might turn in to see the the massive floating base, the one-eyed director and the arrow toting assasin and come away disappointed. SHIELD should play a role in the series, but closer to the Agency's role in Iron Man as a powerful secret orginization keeping close tabs on the newly formed "Heroes for Hire" investigation/detective/security agency.
We've only seen the core of what SHIELD is. We haven't seen the sub groups. The smaller teams that are sent out into the world to take care of the smaller issues.
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