When the last few MCU movies came out, there had been corresponding sequences and tie-ins with the ongoing Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series. Winter Soldier's introduction of Hydra-within-SHIELD fell right into lockstep with the series' traitor plotline. Thor 2 lead into the series' team having to do cleanup in the UK. Age of Ultron revealed that Coulson's super-secret plan was actually readying a SHIELD Helicarrier for Fury's use.

Now, I admit that I sped through the last six episodes of S.H.I.E.L.D. in preparation for watching Civil War this weekend, so maybe I missed something. However, I didn't notice any particular lead up to anything revealed in the movie this time around. Did I miss anything? Yes, I caught the cute little reference of HIVE/Ward saying "Only billionaires can have super suits and only the government can make super soldiers, which will lead to a war of its own", but was that it? Did anything else from the series have any impact or cause any revelations in the movie?

Regarding the question Which Marvel TV episodes are related to the MCU movies? that question is from 7 months ago and does not address the movie that came out this weekend.

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    @JasonBaker I'm not sure how I feel about that... On the one hand, that question might answer this question in the future. On the other hand, it doesn't appear to currently do so. May 9, 2016 at 15:09
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    Reportedly, tomorrow's episode will deal with the fallout from Civil War May 9, 2016 at 15:09
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    What we really need is some way to request an update on the other answer, if that's the way we think the information should be presented. As it stands, there's a design flaw in the SO system if we close this as a dupe. May 9, 2016 at 15:11
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    Or, it's also possible that the original question is overly broad, and should target specific movies / television shows to avoid this problem. May 9, 2016 at 15:18
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    @ChrisB.Behrens It's entirely possible that, since the MCU (including its TV series) is constantly growing, having a single question isn't the most effective way to organise the information and ensure that it's kept up to date as best as possible. Maybe start a discussion on meta about it? May 9, 2016 at 15:21

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Not yet, but there will be.

Here's the official description of tomorrow's episode, "Emancipation", in spoiler quotes:

In the aftermath of the events of Captain America: Civil War, S.H.I.E.L.D. feels pressure to reveal their involvement with Inhumans. But with the stakes higher than ever and Hive growing stronger, the team is tested in ways they could never anticipate.

Indeed, the second sneak-peak is of a conversation that relates directly to the events of Captain America: Civil War:

Although, if I had to wager, that'll be about the extent of it…

There has been no evident tie-in before this.


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