Daredevil (2015–2018)
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Into the Ring 

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Matt Murdock and Foggy Nelson open their law firm, and take the case of a woman accused of murder who Matt believes is innocent.

Director:

Phil Abraham

Writers:

Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Bill Everett (based on the Marvel comics by) | 5 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Cox ... Matt Murdock
Deborah Ann Woll ... Karen Page
Elden Henson ... Foggy Nelson
Toby Leonard Moore ... James Wesley
Bob Gunton ... Leland Owlsley
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Wilson Fisk (voice)
Peter McRobbie ... Father Lantom
Daryl Edwards ... Detective Hoffman
Chris Tardio ... Detective Blake
John Patrick Hayden ... Jack Murdock
Skylar Gaertner ... Young Matt Murdock
Nikolai Nikolaeff ... Vladimir
Gideon Emery ... Anatoly
Peter Shinkoda ... Nobu
Wai Ching Ho ... Madame Gao
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Matt Murdock and Foggy Nelson open their law firm, and take the case of a woman accused of murder who Matt believes is innocent.

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Trivia

Drew Goddard was initially hired as the showrunner, but had to withdraw because of his directing commitment to The Sinister Six, another Marvel property. Goddard will remain on as a consultant while Steven S. DeKnight was hired as a replacement. See more »

Goofs

In the confessional scene, the priest is wearing a green stole in the confessional, he should be wearing purple. See more »

Quotes

Foggy Nelson: I gotta go bribe a cop.
Matt Murdock: Ugh. Foggy.
Foggy Nelson: Kidding, NSA, if you're listening! But seriously, yeah, I gotta go bribe a cop.
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Connections

References The Avengers (2012) See more »

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Main Title
Composed by John Paesano and Braden Kimball
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Heroes and their consequences
2 August 2017 | by jhudson-11704See all my reviews

Marvel delves into a grittier and darker universe with Netflix and a famous character Daredevil. And it works so well. The change is so welcome and a great change of pace like how the Winter Solider made superhero movies into a good thriller .

Let's start with the titular character, Matt Murdock, played by Charlie Cox. Now he isn't Daredevil yet, he's just a vigilante in black trying to help. As Matt Murdock, Cox plays the Catholic, smart lawyer to perfection as he portrays his conflict of faith and ability in the justice system so well that he comes off both charming and somewhat brooding. Him as Daredevil, or as he's known now, the man in black, isn't as good as his Murdock but it is so incredible to see a street warrior-ninja flipping around, beating up criminals and even taking a pounding himself compared to these larger than life superheroes like Iron Man and Thor.

The stunt choreography in this show is fantastic, with Murdock performing incredible gymnastics, fighting abiities, and extra sensory powers. He does this and can still be intimidating and likable.

The plot is well put together as it sets up goals and obstacles that Murdock must work through like the Triads, Yakuza, Russians as well as any personal and legal problems that arrive. It's enough to look forward too while not looking overbearing and too big a task for one man.

The side characters varied from annoying to intriguing. The bad guys that Murdock has to face are compelling, each in their own way. One in particular is Wesley, the proxy for the big bad. He brings a calm, collected, threatening persona that keeps you glued to your screen. Regarding Murdock's partners, Foggy was annoying as the comic relief lump. Sure, he's like this in the comics but there can be liberties taken with his character. He works as Murdock's goofball partner but nothing really beyond that. Karen kind of fell in the middle. She is clearly interesting as she is basically at the center of the main conflict here but other than being the damsel-in- distress secretary, it's just kind of off-putting to see this after seeing other badass women in the MCU like Black Widow, Maria Hill and Melinda May.

I am still really looking forward to the rest of this season because Marvel Studios has been so solid and good with everything else they have and they can't do worse than Ben Affleck's leather clad attempt at a hero movie featuring nothing but Evanescence songs. I am also very happy that they acknowledged the Avengers but did so in establishing where they are in the world and timeline instead of making a reference every chance they could like Agents of Shield, even though that show did gradually get better.

+ Cox's dual performance + Great plot points set up + Action and stunts + Some side characters worked... - ...Others didn't

Final Score: 9.2/10


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Release Date:

10 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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