Ward tackles Jakob

"The Well" is the eighth 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 Jonathan Frakes, from a script written by Monica Owusu-Breen.

Release dates

  • United States, ABC: November 19, 2013


Parts of an Asgardian staff, which brings out intense rage and super strength, is searched for by a Norse Paganists hate group. When Ward touches a piece, long buried memories of a terrible turning point in his childhood resurface.



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
Peter MacNicol Professor Elliot Randolph
Michael Graziadei Jakob Nystrom
Erin Way Petra Larsen
Chris Hemsworth (archival footage) Thor
Trenton Rogers Young Grant Ward
Micah Nelson Young Thomas Ward
Alex Neustaedter Young Christian Ward
Toby Wilson Neils
Josh Diogo Bjorn
Sylvia Brindis Elena
Samantha Cutaran Karine
Steve De Castro Ador
Dennis Keiffer Rollo
Jessen Noviello Lars
Brian Orosco Olaf
Eric Lee Huffman Norse worshipper

Mentioned-only characters

  • Mrs. Simmons
  • Mr. Simmons
  • Hulk


  • Scenes from Thor and Thor: The Dark World are used at the beginning to accompany the exposition of the team cleaning up the mess of Thor's battle in the latter.
  • Skye calls Ward by his first name several times.
  • Ward refers to when he saved Simmons in "FZZT".


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