Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. arrives tonight, and we'll have a full recap tomorrow. Of course, far be it from us not to whet your appetite with some Agent Coulson, because, let's face it, he's a big part of the reason we're watching.
It's actually hard to think of a character who caught on more quickly than Agent Coulson. He was mostly supposed to be a one-off character in Iron Man, a running gag, but he quickly became the connective tissue of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Much the same can be said for Clark Gregg himself. Gregg spent years as a character actor, working on everything from Will & Grace to Law & Order, and has gone in five years from bit parts to anchoring the ensemble of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
And also, as these GIFs show, having a lot of fun doing it. Take a look...