Luke Cage (2016–2018)
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With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.


Tom Shankland


Archie Goodwin (based on the Marvel comics by), George Tuska (based on the Marvel comics by) | 6 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Colter ... Luke Cage
Simone Missick ... Misty Knight
Theo Rossi ... Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez
Erik LaRay Harvey ... Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker
Rosario Dawson ... Claire Temple
Alfre Woodard ... Mariah Dillard
Karen Pittman ... Inspector Priscilla Ridley
Jacob Vargas ... Domingo Colon
Michael Kostroff ... Dr. Noah Burstein
John Scurti ... Dr. Gabe Krasner
John Clarence Stewart ... Alex Wesley
Jaiden Kaine ... Zip
Sean Ringgold ... Sugar
J. Alphonse Nicholson ... Darnell
Dawn-Lyen Gardner ... Megan McClaren


With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.

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In the beginning of the episode, Luke says "Sweet Christmas" - this was one of the phrases he used in the comics See more »


Neither Claire nor Burstein are wearing protective breathing or eye gear when they are working with an open-air vat of hot acid, although Cage is given a full-face mask. Hot acid, even below the boiling temperature, rises and disperses as vapor above the container, and it would get into their eyes and lungs, giving them internal acid burns. See more »


Luke Cage: Just so we're clear... what could go wrong?
Dr. Noah Burstein: Well, your skin could peel off, like wax paper, and, uh, after about ten seconds, you'd beg me to put a bullet in your head because the pain would be so bad, but your head looks fine, so I guess the bullet would ricochet off your skull.
Luke Cage: Sweet Christmas.
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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Great episode!
22 September 2020 | by m667See all my reviews

I enjoyed this season and i will say this is my favorite episode of the first season

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30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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