The series has featured 22 episodes in each of its previous five seasons, the last of which was rumored to potentially be the show’s last. Season six comes as a bit of a surprise and the abbreviated 13 episodes could once again be pointing to a series finale.
Season five of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is currently running and in the middle of a tie-in with “Avengers: Infinity War,” in which the S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents are dealing with the impending arrival of Thanos.
The season five finale of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” airs Friday, May 18 at 9 PM ET on ABC.