ByHaley Rognstad, writer at
Haley Rognstad

Marvel's Agent Carter is a spinoff of Captain America: The First Avenger that features Peggy Carter, a no nonsense female agent of Shield. Agent Carter premiered on ABC this year. The eight episode series is reminiscent of 24 with its high stakes intensity and devoted team of Agents who are compelled to do whatever it takes to protect the world from unknown dangers around every turn. If you've been flirting with the idea of watching this action packed show or had no inclination of its existence, here are the top 7 reasons why you should take the plunge into yet another addicting corner of the Marvel Universe.

1. Peggy Carter

Peggy Carter made an undeniable impression, both on audiences and the heart of Captain America when she first appeared in Captain America: The First Avenger. Her cool sense of control and unfailing determination make Peggy a force to be reckoned with.

2. Howard Stark

The playboy father of Tony Stark and founder of Stark enterprises has returned from the war looking as dashing as ever. After aiding in the creation of Captain America, he has fallen into a bit of hot water and become public enemy number one, but you'll have to watch the show to find out more.

3. Set in The 1940's

Agent Carter captures the atmosphere of the 1940's through beautiful sets and costumes that pop on screen.

4. A Strong Female Protagonist

It's not every day that a female character comes along who can strike fear in the hearts of her male counterparts. Agent Carter left several men shaking in their boots during this series despite her new found subordinate position within Shield following the War. Taking on the villains of this series with little to no back up, Carter proves her worth as an Agent.

5. Stark Enterprise Inventions

Stark inventions seem to possess more dangerous side effects than potential for doing good. However, they tease the imagination and add an air of mystery to Agent Carter that leaves audiences on the edge of their seats.

6. Hayley Atwell

Hayley Atwell is a 33 year old English actress who brings Agent Carter to life. Not to mention, she has a great sense of humor.

7. It's Coming Back for A Second Season!

If you can't get enough of Peggy Carter's crime fighting, you're in luck because Agent Carter has renewed for another season. Peggy Carter and the gang will be back next year to save the world once again.


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