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"You said we needed a new face. And now that Steve Rogers went AWOL, you wanted a hero."
"I said the new Director should be a powered person the public could trust. And they came up with you."
Jeffrey Mace and Phil Coulson

Meet the New Boss is the second episode of the fourth season of the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the second episode of the Ghost Rider pod.


Daisy goes to battle Ghost Rider at a terrible cost, and Coulson faces the new Director, and his bold agenda surprises them all.


Lucy Bauer visits her old house in the middle of the night, which scares the family currently living there.

Robbie Reyes travels to work and as he is working, Quake visits him with a made up story of her car engine lighting on fire, forcing Reyes to play along. When they're finally alone, they discuss the Ghost Rider, and Johnson mentions Gabe Reyes, which pushes Reyes to attack her. They briefly duel, and Reyes knocks her out.

As Jemma Simmons and Leo Fitz are researching a bizarre, invisible material, Alphonso Mackenzie brings them details on Bauer and the house incident. The three question the existence of ghosts. Fitz and Mackenzie get a lead and go to find her, without Simmons.

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Phil Coulson and Melinda May talk to Jeffrey Mace, the new Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., after a 2-hour wait. They discuss Quake, and Mace says she needs to be dealt with before they legitimize S.H.I.E.L.D. again. Mace and Coulson lead a tour group, and May hallucinates multiple tour-members going demonic. Suddenly desperate for answers, May interrupts Chen in his cell and begs for a way to cure it. Chen only bangs his head on the glass until Simmons comes and puts him to sleep.

Lucy Bauer enters the Momentum Alternative Energy Laboratory and frees Hugo and Frederick from boxes similar to the one that held her. They discuss a book that can help them, and that they'll kill "him". They continue to free people like them.

Quake wakes up to discover Robbie Reyes had tied her up. They begin to discuss the Aryan Brotherhood and Johnson mentions Momentum Labs. Reyes realizes this is a lead and leaves, although Johnson uses her powers to escape and follows.

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Fitz and Mackenzie infiltrate Momentum Labs but are attacked by Frederick until Robbie Reyes intervenes. He transforms into Ghost Rider and murders Frederick, as Quake arrives. Ghost Rider grabs a picture and walks out.

May's infection is beginning to make her insane. May begins to lash out against the STRIKE team until Jeffrey Mace reveals his Inhuman powers and knocks her out.

Mackenzie discovers Yo-Yo Rodriguez has been giving Quake pills for her injuries. Mackenzie and Fitz try to convince her to return to S.H.I.E.L.D., but she refuses.

Later in the day, Robbie Reyes picks up Quake from the street, and tells her he thinks the Ghost Rider is behind all of it.


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  • The title of this episode is a lyric from the song "Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who.
  • When Daisy Johnson secretly reveals she knows information on Robbie Reyes, she mentions his uncle. In the comics, Reyes gets his powers from the demonic spirit of his uncle, Eli Morrow, who was a serial killer and Satanist when he was alive.


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