The Defenders (2017– )
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Ashes, Ashes 

Stick offers up a theory, Danny finds himself sidelined, and Alexandra learns that it's not easy being the leader.



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Elektra Natchios
Alexandra Reid
Madame Gao
Lexi Raymond


Stick offers up a theory, Danny finds himself sidelined, and Alexandra learns that it's not easy being the leader.

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Danny Rand: During the final trial of Shou-Lao the Undying, I plunged my fist into his molten heart...
Luke Cage: Dude, I was kidding.
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References Daredevil: Into the Ring (2015) See more »


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Badly written (every episode till here)
21 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

Every episode is badly written. The first episode goes very slow and is understandable but every episode is written with one goal in mind - the climax of the episode should be so & so. Same goes with this episode. Instead of using the already strongly built characters who have/ had their own TV shows and were really well-written (except for the Iron Fist), it's a shame that they are not bringing out the characters in a fine way and they are not even working on the story. The entire Defenders team can defeat The Hand in around 2 episodes but the writers wanted to make it thrilling and use really cheap writing. It's such a shame. Every episode the defenders either win by the end depending on that very episode and not the entire story of the series. This episode had something very silly. I just couldn't digest that the climax could have happened the way they have written. Yet people have been blinder than the Daredevil to rate this series on a high note.

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