Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
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With all of Harlem bearing witness, Luke takes on the fight of his life in hopes of emerging as the defender his city needs.


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 Misty Knight (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Mariah Dillard (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Claire Temple (10 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Zip (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Bobby Fish (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Inspector Priscilla Ridley (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes (8 episodes, 2016)
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Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

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The thumb drive that Luke Cage gives Claire, which has Reva's data on it, is a different one than the one given to him by Jessica Jones (and also shown earlier in the Luke Cage series), which is bright yellow in color and has rounded edges. See more »

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Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes: You know why everyone wants to be the king? Cause of the crown.
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Which half to rate?
6 October 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first half of season one rocked--the second half flopped.

Excellent acting performances for complex characters, masterful integration of powerful music, introspection and confrontation with current social issues--all highlights of the first several episodes.

Unfortunately, as the season progressed, one could sense that whoever was driving this bus fell asleep, or was otherwise distracted. A couple of scenes were reminiscent of old Batman and Robin episodes. B-rated, campy, predictable dialog replaced the eloquence of the early episodes. Logical progression of plot lines and at least cursory explanations of how this-lead-to-that were ignored. All capped with an uninspired, unsurprising finale.

My hope is the show will learn from its mistakes, correct the flaws, and become even better next year.


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