ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns from its short winter holiday break with season five episode 6 titled “Fun & Games.” The sixth episode of season five will air on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9pm ET/PT and marks Clark Gregg’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. directorial debut. Gregg directs from a script by Brent Fletcher.
Clark Gregg previously directed, co-wrote, and starred in the 2008 feature film Choke, based on Chuck Palahniuk’s novel and co-starring Angelica Huston, Jonah Bobo, and Gillian Jacobs. Gregg also directed, wrote, and starred in the 2013 comedy/drama Trust Me with Felicity Huffman, Allison Janney, William H. Macy, and Sam Rockwell.
The season five cast includes Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie, and Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez.
Episode six guest stars include Eve Harlow as Tess, Dominic Rains as Kasius, Florence Faivre as Sinara, Joel Stoffer as Enoch, Coy Stewart as Flint, Pruitt Taylor Vince as Grill, Tunisha Hubbard as Ava, Erika Ervin as Lady Karaba, Patrick Fabian as Ponarian, Myko Olivier as Ben, Jay Hunter as watch commander, Tim Sitarz as Kree soldier, Isaac C. Singleton Jr. as The Vicar, Samuel Roukin as Faulnak, Michele Tobin as Gretchen, and Remington Hoffman as Maston-Dar.
The “Fun & Games” Plot: With Daisy’s life on the line, an unexpected friend attempts to rescue her.