Mike lands with Debbie

"Pilot" is the first season one episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It was produced by ABC Studios, Marvel Television, and Mutant Enemy Productions. The episode was directed by Joss Whedon, from a script written by himself, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen.

Release dates

  • San Diego Comic-Con International, United States: July 18, 2013
  • United States, ABC: September 24, 2013
  • Canada, CTV: September 24, 2013
  • United Kingdom, Channel 4: September 27, 2013
  • Australia, Seven Network: October 2, 2013
  • New Zealand, TV2: February 16, 2014


Phil Coulson, presumed dead in the build up to the Battle of New York, miraculously recovers and is back at S.H.I.E.L.D. He assembles a small team of agents to combat the rise of new threats from the Rising Tide and the Centipede Project, as well as containing Mike Peterson, an enhanced individual ready to explode.



Performers Characters
Clark Gregg Agent Phil Coulson
Ming-Na Wen Agent Melinda May
Brett Dalton Agent Grant Ward
Chloe Bennet Skye
Iain De Caestecker Agent Leo Fitz
Elizabeth Henstridge Agent Jemma Simmons
J. August Richards Mike Peterson
Shannon Lucio Dr. Debbie
Ron Glass Dr. Streiten
Bob Stephenson Gary
Cobie Smulders Deputy Director Maria Hill
Mark Ruffalo (archival footage) Hulk
Ajani Wrighster Ace Peterson
Unknown Bernie
Unknown S.H.I.E.L.D. agent
Unknown Relais Odeon patron
Sarah Dumont Beautiful woman
Aaron Brehr Angry man
Dan Sachoff Reporter #1
Unknown Mrs. Peterson
Arlene Santana Reporter #2
Kevin Sifuentes Technician
Eddie J. Fernandez Train station thug
Akeem Mair Pedestrian
Joshua Pabon Union station commuter
Sam Hargrave Gunman
Nicole J. Butler Mindy Peterson
Unknown Kisha Peterson

Mentioned-only characters



  • This episode is available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray.

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