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Doug Centers
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Posted: May 10 2019 at 3:19pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

A.O.S. returns tonight after a full year.

There will be no connection to the MCU.
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Dave Kopperman
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Posted: May 13 2019 at 1:59pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I thought I would be a little let down by the lack of MCU connection, but the premiere was such a cracking good piece of genre entertainment that I didn't miss it at all.  I'm also happy that ABC decided to throw actual production money at the show again, since season five really suffered from budget cuts.

Only thing I could see being a downside is keeping the teams apart for too long, but I like the expanded casting as well.
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I got an "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer" vibe during last week's episode.

I do hope the team being apart remains two different storylines.
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Byron Graham
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Posted: May 23 2019 at 11:05am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

I got the same vibe, Jack. It was probably intentional. I was hoping that Sarge would disregard a pack of donuts with a smirk to really drive it home.
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Posted: May 26 2019 at 11:17am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I find I still have a connection to these characters, and am liking the newer ones.

I'm with you Jack, let's keep the storylines separate for as long as possible. I kinda like the rotating episodes rather than jumping back and forth during the hour.
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Posted: June 15 2019 at 10:06am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

I must say, the Shrike transformation effect is memorably gruesome.

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Logistically, they found a convenient way to cross-connect the plots, but, from the story, it seems the two groups are unknowingly working different sides of the same problem.
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Posted: June 26 2019 at 3:20pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

I gotta say, I'm feeling like S6 could shape up to be their best.  Which is super-impressive - most shows (especially genre shows, which rely on invention and plot) tend to peak in the third season and then really slide in the later seasons. 
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