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* WhatTheHellHero: Jemma is mildly miffed that Fitz kept Aida a secret. Fitz counters he did it cause he'd knew she'd have to tell the director.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Jemma is mildly miffed that Fitz kept Aida a secret. Fitz counters he did it cause because he'd knew she'd have to tell the director.


* ItIsDehumanizing: When Fitz refers to Aida as a 'she', Simmons is quick to correct him and label her as 'it'. Given that she referred to Aida as a 'she' in the previous episode even after realising she's an android suggests this may be frustration with Fitz and the lie detector test she must soon take, rather than any particular statement of her views on androids.

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* ItIsDehumanizing: When Fitz refers to Aida as a 'she', Simmons is quick to correct him and label her as 'it'. Given that she referred to Aida as a 'she' in the previous episode even after realising she's an android android, it suggests this may be frustration with Fitz and the lie detector test she must soon take, rather than any particular statement of her views on androids.


* ChekhovsGun: Simmons' tells Fitz that there are over 200 micro-expressions that indicate a person is lying (presumably these are variables that Fury's lie detector checks). She later tells Mace that she knows he is lying about his involvement in Vienna because of the same micro-expressions.



* ChekhovsGun: Simmons' tells Fitz that there are over 200 micro-expressions that indicate a person is lying (presumably these are variables that Fury's lie detector checks). She later tells Mace that she knows he is lying about his involvement in Vienna because of the same micro-expressions.



* FalseReassurance: Fitz insists the ghost antidote isn't that bad. You just have to inject it right into your brain stem with a hook and needle combination. Mack appropriately quips "[[AfraidOfNeedles Oh hell no]]" upon seeing it.



* FalseReassurance: Fitz insists the ghost antidote isn't that bad. You just have to inject it right into your brain stem with a hook and needle combination. Mack appropriately quips "[[AfraidOfNeedles Oh hell no]]" upon seeing it.


'''May:''' [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial But don't let it go to your head.]]

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'''May:''' [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial But don't Don't let it go to your head.]]


* DeathAmnesia: Coulson suspects that because Project T.A.H.I.T.I. erased his memories of his resurrection, it probably also erased anything he saw when he died. As a result, he keeps asking May if she saw anything when Radcliffe and Simmons stopped her heart. She finally admits that she did see something.
-->'''May:''' I saw you.\\
'''Coulson:''' ''(stares in shock)''\\
'''May:''' [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial But don't let it go to your head.]]



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When one prisoner's cell explodes in a storm of hellish flame and a figure stalks out of the inferno with a flaming SkullForAHead, ''every single rioting prisoner'' in the vicinity desperately scrambles back into their own cells and close the doors in a panic.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When one prisoner's cell explodes in a storm of hellish flame and a figure stalks out of the inferno with a flaming [[FlamingSkulls Flaming]] SkullForAHead, ''every single rioting prisoner'' in the vicinity desperately scrambles back into their own cells and close the doors in a panic.

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* BoringButPractical: Someone managed to hide the Darkhold for years from HYDRA, SHIELD, and a host of other interested parties. How did they do this? They buried it in their basement.


* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil and completely disregarding any evidence that shows them in a good light.
* FalseReassurance: Fitz insists the ghost antidote isn't that bad. You just have to inject it right into your brain stem with a hook and needle combination. Mack appropriately quips "Oh hell no" upon seeing it.

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* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson Mace has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil and completely disregarding any evidence that shows them in a good light.
* FalseReassurance: Fitz insists the ghost antidote isn't that bad. You just have to inject it right into your brain stem with a hook and needle combination. Mack appropriately quips "Oh "[[AfraidOfNeedles Oh hell no" no]]" upon seeing it.


* AmbiguouslyEvil: Jeffrey is seen colluding with Senator Nadeer and allowing himself to be blackmailed to keep up S.H.I.E.L.D.'s image. And he's lying about his past.
* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: The Watchdogs are using prisons as recruiting stations.
* BadLiar: Simmons is preoccupied with her upcoming lie-detection test, noting to Fitz that there are about 212 micro-expressions that can indicate a lie.

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* AmbiguouslyEvil: Jeffrey is seen colluding meets with Senator Nadeer Nadeer, and allowing himself to be blackmailed to keep up S.H.I.E.L.D.'s image. And while he holds his own for a while, her insinuation that he's lying about his past.
past gets him to make a deal with her.
* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: The Watchdogs are using prisons as recruiting stations.
stations, and as shown previously, they're not picky about race.
* BadLiar: Simmons is preoccupied with her upcoming lie-detection test, noting to Fitz that there are about 212 micro-expressions that can indicate a lie.lie, and she knows that she's a horrible liar.



** Coulson and May are making a few references to T.A.H.I.T.I.

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** Coulson and May are making make a few references to T.A.H.I.T.I.



** Simmons confidently declares "I'm not going to be fired today", and Fitz compliments her on not betraying any uncertainty in her facial expressions. Once he's gone, she mutters to herself that there's no way she'll be fired because Director Mace will have her thrown straight into jail if she fails the lie detector test.

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** Simmons confidently declares "I'm not going to be fired today", and Fitz compliments her on not betraying any uncertainty in her facial expressions. Once he's gone, she mutters to herself that there's no way she'll be fired because Director Mace will have her thrown straight into jail if she fails the lie detector test.



* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil.

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* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil.AlwaysChaoticEvil and completely disregarding any evidence that shows them in a good light.



* GilliganCut: When Nadeer questions Jeffrey about the operation at the prison, he asserts that "S.H.I.E.L.D. has the situation completely under control". The next shot shows Coulson, May, and Daisy scrambling to get away from the rioting prisoners.
* GreatBigBookOfEverything: When Lucy and Joseph uncover the Darkhold, it generates text on exactly what they want to know in their native languages.

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* GilliganCut: When Nadeer questions Jeffrey about the operation at the prison, he asserts that "S.H.I.E.L.D. has the situation completely under control". The next shot shows Coulson, May, and Daisy scrambling to get away from the rioting an entire cellblock of Watchdog-affiliated prisoners.
* GreatBigBookOfEverything: When Lucy and Joseph uncover the Darkhold, it generates text on exactly what they want to know in their native languages. It backfires slightly for Joseph, showing up in German because he was presumably born in Germany, but never learned to read it.



* ManipulativeBastard: Senator Nadeer threatens to make public footage of Coulson and May with Daisy and Ghost Rider in order to manipulate Director Mace.
* MisplacedRetribution: The last member of the gang that had Robbie and his brother shot is not only reformed, but had ''nothing'' to do with the hit at all.
* MythologyGag: During his debate introduction, Jeffrey is referred to as a "patriot", a nod to his comic book persona.

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* ManipulativeBastard: Senator Nadeer threatens to make public footage of Coulson and May with Daisy and Ghost Rider in order to manipulate Director Mace.
* MisplacedRetribution: The last member of the gang that had Robbie and his brother shot is not only reformed, but had ''nothing'' to do with the hit at all.
all. Somewhat unsurprisingly, Robbie doesn't care.
* MythologyGag: During his debate introduction, Jeffrey is referred to as a "patriot", a nod to his comic book persona.persona of The Patriot.



** Daisy's staying behind needlessly forces Coulson and May to backtrack to help her, leaving Mack and Robbie without backup. Of course, [[UnwantedRescue she didn't asked for them to save her]].

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** Daisy's staying behind needlessly forces Coulson and May to backtrack to help her, leaving Mack and Robbie without backup. Of course, [[UnwantedRescue she didn't asked ask for them to save her]].



* PoorCommunicationKills: Coulson's keeping Director Mace in the dark about what measures he's taking in regards to the Darkhold case (and possibly that there '''is''' a Darkhold case) leads to Mace being blindsided by Nadeer having pictures of Team Coulson working with Quake and Ghost Rider.

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Coulson's keeping Director Mace in the dark about what measures he's taking in regards to the Darkhold case (and possibly that there '''is''' a Darkhold case) leads to Mace being blindsided by Nadeer having pictures of Team Coulson working with Quake and Ghost Rider. She looks almost gleeful to have something on him.



** Jeffrey isn't as clean as he'd like people to believe. Apparently, he's lying about his past, and he meets with Senator Nadeer.

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** Jeffrey isn't as clean as he'd like people to believe. Apparently, he's lying about his past, and he meets his meeting with Senator Nadeer.Nadeer leads to him offering her some type of deal to stay quiet about it.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When one prisoner's cell explodes in a storm of hellish flame and a figure stalks out of the inferno with a flaming SkullForAHead, ''every single rioting prisoner'' in the vicinity desperately scrambles back into their own cells and lock the doors in a panic.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When one prisoner's cell explodes in a storm of hellish flame and a figure stalks out of the inferno with a flaming SkullForAHead, ''every single rioting prisoner'' in the vicinity desperately scrambles back into their own cells and lock close the doors in a panic.



** He can't have the public knowing that S.H.I.E.L.D. is working with Quake (who the world thinks is a terrorist because of her crusade against the Watch Dogs) and Ghost Rider (a SkullForAHead murderer) and this allows Senator Nadeer to blackmail him.
** Simmons persuades Jeffrey not exempt her from future lie detector tests because she knows that he didn't really save people at the Vienna bombing.

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** He can't have the public knowing that S.H.I.E.L.D. is working with Quake (who the world thinks is a terrorist because of her crusade against the Watch Dogs) Watchdogs) and Ghost Rider (a SkullForAHead murderer) and this allows Senator Nadeer to blackmail him.
** Simmons persuades Jeffrey not to exempt her from future lie detector tests because she knows that he didn't really save people at the Vienna bombing.



* WorfHadTheFlu: Daisy is still recovering from her last bout of self-inflicted bone injuries and isn't sure if her new gauntlets can keep her from re-aggravating them, so she has to go the entire episode without using her Quake powers. This leads to her getting bruised and battered by a bunch of unarmed common criminals.

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* WorfHadTheFlu: Daisy is still recovering from her last bout of self-inflicted bone injuries and isn't sure if her new gauntlets can keep her from re-aggravating them, so she has to go the entire episode without using her Quake powers. This leads to her getting bruised beaten up and battered nearly strangled by a bunch of unarmed common criminals.


* HeyItsThatVoice: Harlan is played by the same actor who voiced Garrus in MassEffect.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Harlan is played by the same actor who voiced Garrus in MassEffect.


SHIELD goes to Eli Morrow to learn more about the Darkhold. Their plans hit a snag when Lucy has the same plan, and proceeds to turn the prison holding him into a chaotic situation.

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SHIELD S.H.I.E.L.D. goes to Eli Morrow to learn more about the Darkhold. Their plans hit a snag when Lucy has the same plan, and proceeds to turn the prison holding him into a chaotic situation.



** During a polygraph test, Simmons admits to having worked for HYDRA - as a S.H.I.E.L.D. mole.

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** During a polygraph test, Simmons admits to having worked for HYDRA - as a S.H.I.E.L.D. mole. This not only references the time she worked for HYDRA as a S.H.I.E.L.D. mole, but also references how Ward bypassed the test once saying that he worked for HYDRA because of HYDRA's infiltration of S.H.I.E.L.D., everyone on S.H.I.E.L.D. technically worked for them.


* ChehovsLesson: Simmons' tells Fitz that there are over 200 micro-expressions that indicate a person is lying (presumably these are variables that Fury's lie detector checks). She later tells Mace that she knows he is lying about his involvement in Vienna because of the same micro-expressions.

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* ChehovsLesson: ChekhovsGun: Simmons' tells Fitz that there are over 200 micro-expressions that indicate a person is lying (presumably these are variables that Fury's lie detector checks). She later tells Mace that she knows he is lying about his involvement in Vienna because of the same micro-expressions.

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**Mace's mandatory lie-detector tests are conducted using [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS1E19TheOnlyLightInTheDarkness Fury's very thorough]] lie detector that checks at least 96 variables to determine a lie.


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*ChehovsLesson: Simmons' tells Fitz that there are over 200 micro-expressions that indicate a person is lying (presumably these are variables that Fury's lie detector checks). She later tells Mace that she knows he is lying about his involvement in Vienna because of the same micro-expressions.


** She tries to play off this trope later (pointing out that the lie detector question about 'having information that should be escalated to the Director' is extremely broad), but is saved from having to when Mace prematurely ends her test.

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** She tries to play off this trope later (pointing out During the test, she bluntly says that the lie detector question about 'having information she worked for HYDRA, then clarifies that she was undercover. When she's asked if she knows anything that should be escalated to shared with the Director' is extremely broad), Director and loses her cool, she tries to play it off as an "extremely broad" question, but is saved from having to explain further when Mace prematurely ends her test.



* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil. 00000

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* FantasticRacism: Towards the Inhumans, from Senator Nadeer, who is now revealed to be a leader in the "human first" movement (i.e. hate group). The debate with Jefferson has her treating the Inhumans as AlwaysChaoticEvil. 00000



* ItIsDehumanizing: When Fitz refers to Aida as a 'she', Simmons is quick to correct him and label her as 'it'. Given that she referred to Aida as a 'she' in the previous episode even after realising she's an android suggests this may be frustration with Fitz and the lie detector test she's facing into, rather than any particular statement of her views on androids.

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* ItIsDehumanizing: When Fitz refers to Aida as a 'she', Simmons is quick to correct him and label her as 'it'. Given that she referred to Aida as a 'she' in the previous episode even after realising she's an android suggests this may be frustration with Fitz and the lie detector test she's facing into, she must soon take, rather than any particular statement of her views on androids.



* SlaveToPR: Jeffrey's need for both S.H.I.E.L.D. and himself to look good creates a pair of problems in this episode

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* SlaveToPR: Jeffrey's need for both S.H.I.E.L.D. and himself to look good creates a pair of problems in this episodeepisode:



* ThrowingOutTheScript: Jeffrey has Jemma feed him facts through an earpiece to keep up with Senator Nadeer, but when she accuses him of being unfit, he turns it off and reveals himself as an Inhuman to counter her.

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* ThrowingOutTheScript: Jeffrey has Jemma feed him facts through an earpiece to keep up with Senator Nadeer, but when she Nadeer accuses him of being unfit, he turns it off and reveals himself as an Inhuman to counter her.


** Daisy's staying behind needlessly forces Coulson and May to backtrack to help her, leaving Mack and Robbie without backup.

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** Daisy's staying behind needlessly forces Coulson and May to backtrack to help her, leaving Mack and Robbie without backup. Of course, [[UnwantedRescue she didn't asked for them to save her]].

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