"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.
- 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.
|Clark Gregg||Agent Phil Coulson|
|Ming-Na Wen||Agent Melinda May|
|Brett Dalton||Agent Grant Ward|
|Iain De Caestecker||Agent Leo Fitz|
|Elizabeth Henstridge||Agent Jemma Simmons|
|J. August Richards||Mike Peterson|
|Shannon Lucio||Dr. Debbie|
|Ron Glass||Dr. Streiten|
|Cobie Smulders||Deputy Director Maria Hill|
|Mark Ruffalo (archival footage)||Hulk|
|Ajani Wrighster||Ace Peterson|
|Unknown||Relais Odeon patron|
|Sarah Dumont||Beautiful woman|
|Aaron Brehr||Angry man|
|Dan Sachoff||Reporter #1|
|Arlene Santana||Reporter #2|
|Eddie J. Fernandez||Train station thug|
|Joshua Pabon||Union station commuter|
|Nicole J. Butler||Mindy Peterson|
- USA Today is sold in the street in which Mike first demonstrates his powers.
- The Peterson residence has board games of Pac-Man and MB's DuckTales Game.