“Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Season 2 will premiere on Sept. 23, but some fans might need a Season 1 refresher. After such a long summer, it’s hard to remember anything besides the word “Hydra” (though that’s pretty important for Season 2). Check out what all of our favorite agents were up to in the “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Season 1 finale:
Ward: Ward (Brett Dalton) was working for Hydra and Garrett (Bill Paxton), but he started to question Garrett as he became more insane after he put GH.325 into his system. When he didn’t have a specific mission, he didn’t really know what to do. So Garrett assigned him to Skye (Chloe Bennet). He confronted her at Cybertek, but Skye let Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen) deal with Ward. They had an epic battle on a construction site when May attacked him with a nail gun. After defeating Garrett, S.H.I.E.L.D. took Ward into custody.
Coulson: Coulson (Clark Gregg) got to live out some of his dreams as he worked with Triplett’s (BJ Britt) grandfather’s equipment from the Howling Commandos. The team used old school methods to infiltrate Cybertek. Coulson also finally caught up with the supposedly dead Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Fury gave him the Phase 2 gun from “The Avengers” and Coulson was able to take out Garrett and his men. He also promised Ward that he would “invent new ways to ruin the rest of [his] life.”
Fury said he was going to disappear and gave Coulson the position of Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. He wanted Coulson to rebuild the organization.
Coulson also started drawing on the walls. It seemed like he was writing in some sort of strange, alien language -- possibly the first side affect of being injected with GH.325.
Fitz and Simmons: Ward dropped them both into the ocean in an airtight box. Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) figured out a way to get one person out. There would only be enough air for one breath, and he decided that it would belong to Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge). He admitted his romantic feelings for her and told her that he wouldn’t be able to live with himself if he survived without her. He didn’t give Simmons a choice and opened the box without warning. Simmons carried Fitz to the surface with her. Nick Fury came down in a helicopter to save them. Simmons was fine, but Fitz was unconscious in a hyperbaric chamber to heal his injuries.
Skye: Skye helped figure out how Cybertek was controlling the Centipede soldiers. She infiltrated Cybertek with the team and saved hostages, including Mike Peterson’s (J. August Richards) son. Raina (Ruth Negga) gave the audience some information on Skye’s heritage. She told Ward that they could be evil together one day, and she also met up with Skye’s father at the end of the episode.
Season 2 will have just as much action. May played a part in the “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” finale, but she mostly just came in to kick butt. She’ll be getting more screen time in Season 2 as the show explores her past. The sophomore season will also explore Coulson’s new job and new side effects. Skye and Ward might still have some chemistry, but he’ll have to be redeemed before anything can happen. That won’t be easy since Fitz’s injuries will remind everyone of Ward’s betrayal. Plus, Skye might be a little distracted by the arrival of her father.
“Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Season 2 premieres Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. Who are you most excited to catch up with in the premiere? Sound off in the comments section below!