The season 2 premiere of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. isn’t the first time the series has dished out references to the departed Whedon series Dollhouse.
Season One’s “Tahiti” Agent Coulson asked if he fell asleep, to which a mysterious woman responded, “for a little while”. This routine made us wonder if Coulson is a doll (this theory was later disproved). Dollhouse-eque behaviour has popped up elsewhere in the MCU with the treatment of Bucky Barns in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. As he is wiped, stored, and brought back for missions time after time the scenario has echos of Dollhouse. Continue reading
Did I fall asleep?
For a little while.
Don’t tell me you can hear those words without hearing the words that defined the Dollhouse universe echo through your brain. Especially when the same writers are involved.
At this point we’re pretty sure Coulson’s not a robot, but maybe he’s a doll. Okay, I’m 99% sure they’re not going to bring the entire Dollhouse mythology into the Marvel Universe, but what if they bring in some of the technology and ideas that were sparked there? Wouldn’t that be neat?
At the very least – if we get Topher, or Fran Kranz in any capacity I’d be down.
What do you think about this blatant Dollhouse reference in regards to the Tahiti situation?