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Matt Murdock, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a blind lawyer by day, and vigilante by night.

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Series cast summary:
...  Matt Murdock / ... 39 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Karen Page 39 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Foggy Nelson 39 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Wilson Fisk 21 episodes, 2015-2018
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As a child Matt Murdock was blinded by a chemical spill in a freak accident. Instead of limiting him it gave him superhuman senses that enabled him to see the world in a unique and powerful way. Now he uses these powers to deliver justice, not only as a lawyer in his own law firm, but also as vigilante at night, stalking the streets of Hell's Kitchen as Daredevil, the man without fear. Written by DDK

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10 April 2015 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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Karen asks Foggy if Matt dates. Foggy replies that he doesn't date a woman more than a month but always knows they are hot despite being blind. Matt uses his radar to tell if a woman is attractive, and his lie detector hearing to know what to say. Stick tells Matt to stop burying his problems between women's legs further alluding to Matt's sex addiction in the comics. Electra is introduced in season 2 and was created by Frank Miller to explore what superhero sex was like. See more »

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In season 2, Matt Murdock claims he has never been north of 116th street. Columbia Law School, which he attended, is north of 116th street. See more »

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Wilson Fisk: I was thinking about a story from the Bible.
FBI Agent #1: Did I tell you to open your mouth?
FBI Agent #2: Let him talk. Don't mean nothin'.
Wilson Fisk: I'm not a religious man, but I've read bits and pieces over the years. Curiosity more than faith. But this one story... There was a man, he was traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho when he was set upon by men of ill intent. They stripped the traveler of his clothes, they beat him, and they left him bleeding in the dirt. And a priest happened by, saw the traveler, but he moved to the ...
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The opening credits is a montage of silhouettes emerging from a red background, in the manner of blood dripping over everything and revealing hidden objects. See more »

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One of the best live action comic book adaptations of all time.
8 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

Daredevil is the kind of show that, even when taken out of context, is still a great piece of work. Even if Marvel wasn't associated with this at all, Daredevil would still be one of the best crime/vigilante dramas out there. It's just great storytelling elevated by its superhero backdrop, with classic characters like Wilson Fisk and The Punisher butting heads with Matt Murdock through insanely choreographed fight sequences (the best in Marvel history) in the dark, gritty streets of Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil shows the grimier side of Marvel for sure, not quite as disturbing as Jessica Jones, but there's a fair share of graphic imagery. It's never gratuitous, though. The violence is real and raw, and you believe the wounds Daredevil gets in his numerous altercations, painfully so. Every little detail is accounted for, from the functionality of Foggy and Matt's lawyer firm to the martial arts techniques used in the many mind-blowingly impressive fight scenes. It all works so well; the writing is sharp, sometimes slow and brooding but it always pays off, and it's character-driven without delving into soap opera territory like many comic book shows do (though the Elektra storyline comes close).

Wilson Fisk is one of the best villains to come out of Marvel live action universe, played to perfection by Vincent D'Onofrio. The acting all around is top-notch. Charlie Cox gives a convincing performance of the blind lawyer vigilante, and Jon Bernthal as the Punisher is superb. You begin to care about every character though, even the antagonists. Frank Castle is a written as a fully fleshed out person - he does what he does for a reason that's very personal to him, and you understand why and you care. Even Foggy and Karen, who I didn't care much for in season 1, grew on me by season 2 and I really came to like some of their arcs.

The first four episodes of season 2 might be the best stretch of comic book episodes put to screen, ever. It's unbelievable. Seeing that alone should sell you on the show (but you should most certainly start with season 1). Daredevil is just something you have to experience if you're a comic book fan, or an action fan, or a fan of quality television. It's that good.


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