SP as he is known to his close associates has dedicated his life to working within the system to bring geeky humor and science fiction points of view to the mindless minions in charge of providing the freedoms, security and infrastructure to our lives. Given the opportunity, SP would gladly slip through the Stargate to begin colonizing a new planet and living the Little House On The Prairie life or suit up to mine the solar system's asteroids for precious metals, gems and hidden signs of ancient advanced societies. SP has a lifelong fascination with geeky shows, advanced technologies, revolutionary science and apocalyptic tales.

Podcasts: GonnaGeek.com Podcast, Voices of Defiance and Legends of SHIELD

Haley (known in some circles as AwsmEngrGrl) was born, raised, and educated in the flyover states of America.
She's been a fan of scifi and fantasy tv, books, and movies from a young age, and recently started reading all of the Marvel comics starting with Fantastic Four #1. All of them.

Podcasts: Gallifrey Public Radio and Legends of SHIELD

THE SECRET ORIGIN OF LAUREN: Lauren thought that she was just a normal girl until the day that someone informed her that only geeks read comics and watch Star Wars. And from that day forward, a geek she was. Now she spends most of her time reading comics, writing horror fiction, watching entirely too much TV, and knitting adorable lacy scarves while watching hideously depressing movies. Warning: talking with Lauren may result in an overly enthusiastic outburst known as the "fangirl flail" when discussing topics of interest. Topics of interest include Star Wars, X-men, Marvel, comics in general, A Song of Ice and Fire, genre fiction, genre TV shows, cute animals, animals that everyone else thinks are horrible, and Roman history.

Legion Chapter 8 And Defenders First Impressions (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS195


The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Stargate Pioneer, Agent Lauren and Consultant Michelle discuss the eighth Legion episode “Chapter 8,” the ladies first spoiler-free impressions of the Netflix Defenders series as well as Marvel news and your feedback.




  • Defenders First Impressions (Spoiler-free)
  • Legion “Chapter 8”
  • Weekly Marvel News
  • Listener Feedback




LEGION “CHAPTER 8” [08:14]




Chapter 8 aired Wednesday March 29th, 2017 on FX and earned a 0.81 rating. Legion was renewed for a second season two weeks before on March 15th, 2017.


Chapter 1 – 8 Feb 2017: 1.62

Chapter 2 – 15 Feb 2017: 1.13

Chapter 3 – 22 Feb 2017: 1.04

Chapter 4 – 1 Mar 2017: 0.75

Chapter 5 – 8 Mar 2017: 0.80

Chapter 6 – 15 Mar 2017: 0.73

Chapter 7 – 22 Mar 2017: 0.72

Chapter 8 – 29 Mar 2017: 0.81


Directed By: Michael Uppendahl


20 directing credits starting in 2003

1x Weeds

1x Longmire

1x The Walking Dead

11x Mad Men

9x American Horror Story

1x Daredevil

5x Fargo

3x Legion: Chapter 2, 3, and 8



Written By: Noah Hawley – creator of show / creator of Fargo


7 writing credits starting 2006


“Chapter 8”


Meaning of Chapter 8


Cold Opening

  • The Story Of (Hamish Linklater as) Clark
  • Clark’s Significant Other is there with him
  • Their son
  • Clark stays in bed
  • Bureau 19 recommends desk duty
  • Going to war


Ambush In The Woods

  • Soldiers In A Pyramid
  • We Need To Talk
  • Team A Compromised
  • Clark has a camera eye


David Doubts Schizophrenia Diagnosis

  • The Power Is Real


Cary And Kerry In Front Of Clark


Melanie And Oliver

  • Melanie reminds him of someone
  • Figure it out over diner


Melanie And Clark

  • Age Of The Dinosaur is over


Clark and David

  • You don’t have to be afraid
  • Your babies versus our babies
  • Look at you – you don’t have to listen to us anymore


Syd and Lenny

  • Go in the back door
  • You are going to help me
  • Syd’s mom’s cancer
  • You ever try to unmake soup?
  • You’ll figure it out


Syd Tells Clark What’s Going On

  • You want to help?


David In The Lab

  • Syd asks for the explanation so Clark can hear
  • Second set of brainwaves
  • The fight for the memories


David at the earliest point

  • No
  • Lenny?
  • What am I without you? We’ve been together for so long
  • I’m. Not. Leaving.


Send the Equinox


Musical Bodies

  • Syd Kisses David
  • Clark and Kerry


David and Kerry

  • Oliver remembers Melanie
  • David And Kerry collide and explode


Oliver / Shadow King Escape

  • If I rule the world


We’re going to need to work together now


Where should we look first? Someplace warm


Mid – Credit scene David is taken my flying probe


Main Cast:

Dan Stevens – as – David Haller (The Tomorrow People, Downton Abbey, Sense & Sensibility)


Rachel Keller- as – Sydney “Syd” Barrett (Mentalist, Supernatural, Fargo)


Aubrey Plaza – as – Lenny Busker (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Troopers, Parks and Recreation, Portlandia, The Legend Of Korra)


Bill Irwin – as – Cary Loudermilk (Popeye [1980], Sesame Street, Lights Out, Sleepy Hollow, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)


Jeremie Harris – as – Ptonomy Wallace (Person Of Interest, The Get Down)


Amber Midthunder – as – Kerry Loudermilk (Banshee, Longmire)


Katie Aselton – as – Amy Haller (The Office, Revolution, The League)


Jean Smart – as – Melanie Bird (Designing Women, Frasier, The District, 24, Kim Possible, Samatha Who, $#*! My Dad Says, Hawaii Five-0 , Fargo)


Recurring Cast

Hamish Linklater as Clark (Gideon’s Crossing, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Battleship, The Newsroom, Fargo)


David Selby as Brubaker (Dark Shadows, The Waltons, Kojak, Raise the Titanic, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 and Part 2)


Ellie Araiza as Philly


Brad Mann as Rudy (Smallville, Battlestar Galactica, The 4400, Revolution, Almost Human, Supernatural, Fargo)


Quinton Boisclair as the Devil with the Yellow Eyes


Mackenzie Gray as Walter / The Eye (La Femme Nikita, The Outer Limits, Andromeda, Action Man, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Stargate: Infinity, Supernatural, Human Target, Smallville, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Fringe, Once Upon A Time, Man Of Steel, Fargo, Legends Of Tomorrow, Warcraft: The Beginning, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)


Scott Lawrence as Henry Poole (Murder She Wrote, Newhart, L.A. Law, Murphy Brown, Quantum Leap, Timecop, Star Trek: Voyager, Touched by an Angel, The West Wing, JAG, Bones, ER, Avatar, The Social Network, Sons of Anarchy, Star Trek Into Darkness, Fear the Walking Dead)


Devyn Dalton as the Angry Boy (STUNTWOMAN, Supernatural, War for the Planet of the Apes)


Jemaine Clement as Oliver Bird (Flight of the Conchords, Despicable Me, Men in Black 3, The LEGO Batman Movie)


NEWS [45:55]




New Inhumans trailer





Punisher teaser





Watch first episode of Marvel’s Spider-Man



FEEDBACK [51:40]





Dr. Gnome to you? @MrParacletes



@LegendsofSHIELD Recursion ensues

1:06 AM – 18 Aug 2017


AnomalyPodcast? @AnomalyPodcast



Replying to @StargatePioneer @LegendsofSHIELD

Will do! Just finished last season. Can only watch what’s on Netflix though, as I don’t have regular television. I know. I’m weird. :D ~Jen

10:01 PM – 19 Aug 2017


scott whitt? @GreatScottTx



Replying to @dxferris @LegendsofSHIELD @andiminga

I have no desire to watch that #NotMyDefenders


OUTRO [55:16]


Haley, Lauren and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or who’s Marvel abs you would like to see. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.


Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss the Iron Fist episode 6 titled “Immortal Emerges from Cave” on Sunday August 27th, 2017. You can listen in live when we record Sunday afternoon at 1:00 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871


Don’t forget to go check out our spin-off podcast, Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D..: Longbox Edition for your weekly Marvel comic book release run-down with segments by Black Adam on S.H.I.E.L.D. comics, Lauren on Mutant Comics and Anthony with his Spider-Man web down. Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Longbox Edition is also available on the GonnaGeek.com podcast network.


Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Is a Proud Member Of The GonnaGeek Network (gonnageek.com).


This podcast was recorded on Sunday August 20th, 2017.


Standby for your S.H.I.E.L.D. debriefing —


Audio and Video Production by Stargate Pioneer of GonnaGeek.com.


Stargate Pioneer ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
SciFi and Space aficionado. Dreaming of heading through the stargate or travelling via starship to new worlds to colonize them with the old pioneer spirit.

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