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"The thing about war is, it only works if both sides believe they’re the good guys."
Alexandra Reid[src]

The First Season of The Defenders premiered on August 18, 2017 on Netflix.


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.


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Starring Cast

Special Guest Star

Recurring Cast


Image Title Number Airdate Writers Directors
The H Word.png The H Word 1.01 August 18, 2017 Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez S.J. Clarkson
Matt Murdock, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand investigate criminals and fight injustice, unaware their paths are about to cross.
Cage vs Rand 2.png Mean Right Hook 1.02 August 18, 2017 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Marco Ramirez S.J. Clarkson
As a new conspiracy takes shape, Matt finds old habits are hard to break, Jessica gets in over her head, Luke tracks a lead, and Danny meets his match.
Defenders Empire.jpg Worst Behavior 1.03 August 18, 2017 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Douglas Petrie Peter Hoar
Elektra's secrets are revealed. Danny changes his tactics. Matt gives Jessica some legal advice. Luke searches for the White Hat.
DefendersRoyalDragon.png Royal Dragon 1.04 August 18, 2017 Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez Phil Abraham
As the Defenders get to know each other over dinner, they're greeted by a series of party crashers -- none of them friendly.
TakeShelter.png Take Shelter 1.05 August 18, 2017 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez Uta Briesewitz
Elektra's loyalties are questioned, Colleen clashes with an old acquaintance, and Luke proves he knows how to take a hit.
HandAshesAshes.png Ashes, Ashes 1.06 August 18, 2017 Drew Goddard & Marco Ramirez Stephen Surjik
Stick offers up a theory, Danny finds himself sidelined, and Alexandra learns that it's not easy being the leader.
Three hero sandwich.JPG Fish in the Jailhouse 1.07 August 18, 2017 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Marco Ramirez Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Matt, Jessica and Luke embark on a desperate search. Colleen and Claire debate heroism. Elektra tries to recruit an all-important ally.
Defenders unite.PNG The Defenders 1.08 August 18, 2017 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Marco Ramirez Farren Blackburn
As New York edges closer to disaster, Elektra sees what's beyond the wall, and the Defenders make a last-ditch effort to save the city.


Song title Artist Location(s)
Come as You Are Nirvana
  • Teaser Trailer