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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
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Series cast summary:
...  Luke Cage / ... 26 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Misty Knight 26 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez 23 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Mariah Dillard 23 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Detective Mark Bailey 15 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Sugar 14 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Alex Wesley 13 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Inspector Priscilla Ridley / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Bobby Fish 12 episodes, 2016-2018
...  D.W. Griffith 12 episodes, 2016-2018
...  John 'Bushmaster' McIver 11 episodes, 2018
...  Claire Temple 11 episodes, 2016-2018
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After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city - forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury. Written by ahmetkozan

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Trivia

For the finale of season one, writer and executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker had hoped to have Prince perform at Harlem's Paradise nightclub, but his untimely death quickly dashed those hopes. See more »

Goofs

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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Luke Cage: Sweet Christmas.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a sequence of Harlem locations highlighted over a silhouetted Luke Cage's skin. See more »

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Referenced in Robot Chicken: Strummy Strummy Sad Sad (2018) See more »

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Bulletproof Love
Performed by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad feat. Method Man
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Season 2 redeemed the show
25 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

First season was messy, a little boring and a little unwatchable. Season two was solid and the characters were amazing. The development of Mariah, Hernan and Tilda were amazing! Extra props to Hernan; he was absolutely amazing to watch. Luke's small conflict suited him; he didn't need a big losing-himself-and-finding-himself arc - that was well done. Even the Jamaican dude was well done. Loved Danny's cameo!

(The ending, though.. what the hell lol)


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