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Watch the First 17 Minutes of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' in Space Early!
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In advance of its season 5 premiere on Friday, the first 17 minutes of ABC's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" has been shared online. Take a look:

In addition to a tongue in cheek reference to S.W.O.R.D., the extended preview also reveals the identity of the aliens first seen in the trailer as the Vrellnexians.

Related: 'S.H.I.E.L.D' Agents Are 'Lost in Space' for Season 5

Created by Gerry Conway and John Buscema way back in 1973's Thor #212, the Vrellnexians invaded Asgard.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Fridays on ABC.

Originally published on Newsarama.