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The team is called in to investigate a woman who may be generating poltergeist-like phenomena, but soon discover that something much more sinister is involved.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x9
Airdate: Tuesday November 26th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

Australia Nov 27, 2013
United Kingdom Nov 29, 2013


Guest Stars
Robert Baker (1)Robert Baker (1)
As Tobias Ford
Laura SeayLaura Seay
As Hannah Hutchins
Josh ClarkJosh Clark
As Roger
Josh ClarkJosh Clark
As Roger

Co-Guest Stars
Mickey MaxwellMickey Maxwell
As Officer
Beth KennedyBeth Kennedy
As Martha
Beth KennedyBeth Kennedy
As Martha
Max OsinskiMax Osinski
As Agent Davis
Main Cast
Clark GreggClark Gregg
As Phil Coulson
Clark GreggClark Gregg
As Phil Coulson
As Melinda May
As Melinda May
Brett DaltonBrett Dalton
As Grant Ward
Brett DaltonBrett Dalton
As Grant Ward
Chloe BennetChloe Bennet
As Skye / Daisy
Elizabeth HenstridgeElizabeth Henstridge
As Jemma Simmons


In Batesville, Utah, a clerk, Taylor, is reading an article about four scientists dying in a lab accident when a woman comes in. Taylor stares at her and finally says that Jack Benson was a friend of his. He asks the woman, Hannah Hutchins, if it's true that Jack's death was her fault when she was Jack's manager. Hannah tries to leave without answering, and Taylor steps in front of her and demands an answer. Cans suddenly start flying off the shelves and hitting him. Taylor runs out and realizes that the gas pumps are pumping out gas. He runs off while inside, Hannah crouches and cries, saying that it's happening again. The gas finally explodes, ripping out the front of the building...

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Episode Quotes
Coulson: That's why we're going to Batesville--to conduct an index asset evaluation and intake.
Skye: Does that mean we talk to her and see if she has powers?
Coulson: Basically.
Skye: Well, that needs a better name--less IRS, more better. Something like the Welcome Wagon.

Cultural References
Skye: I didn't go to your stupid S.H.I.E.L.D. Hogwarts or whatever.

Hogwarts School of Magic is where most of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling take place.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMaurissa Tancharoen  |  Joss Whedon
Executive ProducerStan Lee  |  Alan Fine  |  Jeph Loeb  |  Jeffrey Bell  |  Jed Whedon  |  Joss Whedon  |  Harve Bennett
Co-Executive ProducerMonica Breen  |  Paul Zbyszewski
Supervising ProducerBrent Fletcher
ProducerLauren LeFranc  |  Bradley Thomas  |  Garry A. Brown
Co-ProducerChris Cheramie  |  Shalisha Francis
Associate ProducerRobert Parigi
EditorJoshua Charson
CastingSarah Halley Finn
First Assistant DirectorHarmony Gosbee
Second Assistant DirectorKatie Carroll
MusicBear McCreary
Music EditorLodge Worster
Costume DesignerAnn Foley
Key GripMarc Christie
Camera OperatorAllen Easton  |  Bill Brummond
Set DecoratorMelissa Levander
Location ManagerDonovan Terranova
Transportation CoordinatorTommy Tancharoen
Property MasterScott Bauer
Construction CoordinatorPete Lawrence (2)
Production Sound MixerKenn Michael Fuller
Script SupervisorDawn Gilliam
Production CoordinatorR. Kyle Hiemenz
Assistant EditorKelly Stuyvesant  |  Ryan R. Moos
Supervising Sound EditorDaniel Colman
Re-Recording MixerMark D. Fleming
Director of PhotographyJeff Mygatt
Art DirectorRoland Rosenkranz
Costume SupervisorDon North
Production AccountantBarbara Gutman
Chief Lighting TechnicianJohn Farr
Visual Effects ProducerSabrina Arnold
Special Effects SupervisorGary D'Amico
Department Head Make-upCheri Montesanto
Second Unit DirectorGarry A. Brown
Production StaffErin Shade  |  Zachary Moss  |  Iden Baghdadchi  |  David Crisp  |  Amy Bridenball
Based On The Comic ByJack Kirby  |  Stan Lee
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