It may be true. Tahiti may be a magical place.
But viewers learned on Agents of SHIELD Season 1 Episode 11 that Coulson has never actually been there, despite his ongoing claims to the contrary.
So, what did happen to the team's leader after his death in The Avengers? He was strapped to a gurney. He begged doctors to let him die. A machine operated on his exposed brain. And he was technically gone for days.
But he's obviously back now and the latest installment shed a lot of light on the fun character.
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