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"I tried being a one-man army, and it failed. But this... This feels like something else is at work here. The four of us show up to fight a criminal organization at the same moment? How obvious does it have to be? This... This cannot be an accident."
Danny Rand[src]

Marvel's The Defenders, or simply The Defenders, is a television miniseries based on the Marvel Comics superheroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, who form the Defenders team. It is the seventh television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was produced by Marvel Television and aired on Netflix. The first and only season was released on August 18, 2017.

Season Synopses

Season One

Marvel's The Defenders follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.


Starring Cast

Recurring Cast



On April 15, 2016, the two showrunners of Season Two of Daredevil - Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez - were announced as showrunners for The Defenders.[1]

The series started production in October 2016, under the working title "Group Therapy".[2] Production of the series wrapped on March 19, 2017.

In February 2019, Jeph Loeb wrote a letter to the fans of the canceled Marvel Netflix shows.[3]


Title Sequence




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