Agent Carter (2015–2016)
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Life of the Party 

When Peggy realizes she cannot save Wilkes on her own, she turns to her most unexpected adversary for help while Whitney makes a move to control the deadly Zero Matter.

Director:

Craig Zisk

Writers:

Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comics by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Hayley Atwell ... Peggy Carter
James D'Arcy ... Edwin Jarvis
Chad Michael Murray ... Jack Thompson
Enver Gjokaj ... Daniel Sousa
Bridget Regan ... Dottie Underwood
Wynn Everett ... Whitney Frost
Reggie Austin ... Jason Wilkes
Currie Graham ... Calvin Chadwick
Lotte Verbeek ... Ana Jarvis
Ray Wise ... Hugh Jones
Casey Sander ... Thomas Gloucester
Kurtwood Smith ... Vernon Masters
John Kerry ... Mortimer Hayes
Hayley McCarthy ... Melody
Josh Latzer ... Guard
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Storyline

When Peggy realizes she cannot save Wilkes on her own, she turns to her most unexpected adversary for help while Whitney makes a move to control the deadly Zero Matter.

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Ray Wise & Kurtwood Smith appear together. They also appeared as partners in crime in Robocop (1987). See more »

Goofs

After the secret meeting Dottie opens the closet with her right hand but in the next shot she is holding the door with her left hand. See more »

Quotes

Ana Jarvis: [Peggy is recovering after getting impaled on a piece of rebar] Shouldn't you be resting?
Peggy Carter: In a perfect world. But sadly, there's no rest for the weary and wounded until the job is done.
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Soundtracks

Busy As A Bee (I'm Buzz, Buzz, Buzzin')
(uncredited)
Written by Carl Sigman, Bob Russell and Joseph Meyer
Performed by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
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"I'm a giver." (dialog, Dottie)
6 April 2016 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

The common wisdom is that if you live long enough, you'll see everything.

I suspect that was penned long before the internet, but no matter the principle is the same.

With so much wonderful content floating around the cloud, the job of the viewer is to find the best, and the job of the reviewer is to identify the best.

One trick to this is that the core arc, no matter how clever, is never enough to push a show over the top. The characters have to be interesting and moreover they need to appear to be having fun so that, by proxy, the viewer can have fun too.

(Digression -- this was the "big secret" in Buffy. Not only were the Scooby gang fighting Evil, but they were having fun at the same time. The irony is that the one single person on the planet who should understand this better than anyone - Joss -- has overweighted much of SHIELD with tedious arcs while the characters themselves seem to be having a rotten time. And now back to our review...)

This wonderful episode makes the point. On the one hand it is about saving the world, yada yada. But everyone is having a great time en route and gets to spout great dialog.

Best of all, my favorite character, Bridget Regan as Dottie, is back. Even in a show that is already upbeat, she steals all her scenes and, armed with fast moves and great lines, takes the whole show up several notches in the blink of an eye.

It does not get any better than this.


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