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"Much Ado About Nothing" — WTL7033

January 24, 201495 min
On this episode, we take a break from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and take a look at another Joss Whedon/Clark Gregg collaboration -- Much Ado About Nothing!


No news this week. Next week? A couple metric tons of it!


* Our first romantic comedy!

* William Shakespeare -- comic book writer?

* The origins of this movie -- Joss Whedon parties featuring cheese, drink, and Shakespeare!

* What 80's sitcom child star is in both Much Ado and The Avengers?

* The advantages of black and white

* Are you pretentious when you use the word "pretentious"?

* Ben stops Daniel from ad libbing a plot description

* Couple #1: Benedick and Beatrice -- Alexis Dinisof and Amy Acker. Which one steals the show?

* Couple #2: Claudio and Hero -- Fran Kranz and Jillian Morgese. Which one is the break out star?

* Couple #3: Don John and Don Pedro -- Sean Maher and Reed Diamond. Brothers!

* Agent Coulson! How does Clark Gregg do? Does he give a "level seven" performance?

* Couple #4: Dogberry and Verges -- Nathan Fillion and Tom Lenk. How does Mr. Fillion rank in this cast?

* So, is this a movie we recommend?


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