Sweet Fan Theory Finally Connects ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Back to the Larger MCU

by Jeremy Spirogis
Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson

One of the largest beefs Marvel Cinematic Universe followers have had over the past dozen years is the TV universe not connecting correctly with the MCU. One present that was initially marketed as connecting with the MCU was Agents of SHIELD, quickly in its remaining season on ABC.

Due to regularly degraded budgets on the present, the promised connections by no means occurred, apart from a minor exception from TV to the flicks. Yes, just a few mentions had been made about occasions within the MCU on SHIELD episodes. Nobody ought to have ever realistically thought there can be a bodily crossover, although.

Now a brand new fan principle discovered a attainable solution to join SHIELD with the MCU ought to they go there within the remaining episode. The premise behind this concept can be too arduous for any Marvel author to withstand.

The remaining season of ‘Agent of SHIELD’ is already turning issues up a notch

Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson
CLARK GREGG | Mitch Haaseth by way of Getty Images

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The seventh and remaining season of SHIELD is quickly underway with the primary episode airing May 27 and ending in some unspecified time in the future in late summer season. A significant plot level within the finale is the SHIELD crew going by way of comparable time-travel not in contrast to seen in Endgame.

This time, the crew is stranded in time and go to key moments within the historical past of SHIELD alongside the best way. At the middle of all of it is the superheroes attempting to avert an alien occupation (the Chronicoms) as began in Season Six.

Many followers assume the present discovered its previous vitality again going this route and offering the top-tier creativity it had in its early days. Back then, the budgets had been increased and virtually on par with the big-screen counterparts. How your complete story ends, nevertheless, remains to be ripe for hypothesis.

An attention-grabbing thread on Reddit lately famous the way it may wrap up within the remaining episode. If it actually does occur, it will give a direct connection to Tony Stark.

Should Phil Coulson obtain a letter from Tony Stark?

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In the above setup, the Reddit consumer needs to see the retired Phil Coulson (presumably dwelling someplace in Tahiti with Melinda May) obtain a letter from Stark. Since Coulson has a Life Model Decoy of himself working SHIELD in the mean time, seeing the actual Coulson will surely deliver issues full circle.

The premise can be the above letter can be from Tony Stark’s will and written by The Avengers crew. In the letter can be a thank-you be aware from Stark for all that SHIELD did in serving to deliver the superheroes collectively within the early days. Coulson would solely obtain the be aware as a result of Stark came upon he was nonetheless alive earlier than the occasions of Endgame happen.

Of course, this concept actually caught the attention of MCU followers. It virtually makes one want the present actually would do that as a whole full-circle tie-in with the MCU. Also, it will validate the present was certainly tied with the MCU all alongside, regardless of prior assumptions they had been scrubbing the report clear of any connections.

Perhaps the time journey from the SHIELD crew within the remaining season is the ticket towards righting issues again towards being canonical. If not, it will not be the one present ever executed ignoring previous occasions for the needs of a extra fulfilling finale.

Some form of MCU connection is inevitable for ‘Agents of SHIELD’

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Unfortunately, the above Reddit principle is pure hypothesis and solely fan want achievement. Not all agree both with one consumer saying: “I don’t assume this might work as a result of the Coulson from The Avengers is useless. The LMD receiving the letter wouldn’t have even remotely the identical form of influence, emotional or in any other case, as the unique Coulson receiving it will have”.

Fans ought to count on some form of MCU connection earlier than Agents of SHIELD ends, although. Tying it again to Tony Stark will surely be probably the most emotional payoff. Even higher can be secret cameos by Avenger members, particularly the return of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Cameos from different notable Avengers from the previous timeline would additionally deliver higher connections than only a letter.

Based on information from a supposedly secret on-set supply by way of Comicbook.com, non-cameo tie-ins to Infinity War and Endgame will happen within the remaining episode as various historical past.

Maybe the present will finally keep on with the intention of going its personal means. Having the crew meddle previously may definitely change the ultimate end result to something they needed at this level.

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