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Clark Gregg
TV Review: 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD,' Season Two

LOS ANGELES ( - As a frequent critic of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD," there's modest cause for optimism as the ABC series begins its second season, albeit by making allowances for the show's clunkier aspects. Still reeling from the reboot triggered by events chronicled in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and the dissolution of the organization from which the program derives its name, the sophomore-year kickoff offers several new characters to care about - or more likely, not - as well as a guerrilla-type approach to thwarting evil. "Agents of SHIELD" remains a flawed construct, but the less viewers thinks about that, the more...