When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
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With all of Harlem bearing witness, Luke takes on the fight of his life in hopes of emerging as the defender his city needs.


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 Luke Cage / ... (16 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Misty Knight (13 episodes, 2016)
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 Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Mariah Dillard (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Zip (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Claire Temple (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Bobby Fish (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Inspector Priscilla Ridley (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes (7 episodes, 2016)
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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.

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In episode 2 the woman singing in Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes' club is Faith Evans, the widow of Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace who Cornell has a photo of prominently displayed on the wall of his office. See more »

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The thumb drive that Luke Cage gives Claire, which has Reva's data on it, is a different one than the one given to him by Jessica Jones (and also shown earlier in the Luke Cage series), which is bright yellow in color and has rounded edges. See more »

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Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes: You know why everyone wants to be the king? Cause of the crown.
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The opening credits are a sequence of Harlem locations highlighted over a silhouetted Luke Cage's skin. See more »

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Performed by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad feat. Method Man
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All of the ingredients for greatness overcooked into a bit of a mess...
8 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

I am so very disappointed with Netflix here as Luke Cage has all of the ingredients for greatness but suffers from a lack of villain power. Daredevil has a big physically overpowering presence to realistically challenge him throughout. Jessica Jones had a mentally superior adversary in Kilgrave, who again provided a challenge throughout. In fact both of the street heroes got their a$$es kicked on several occasions. Which is where Luke Cage fundamentally suffers.

The fact is that nobody can realistically challenge Luke Cage and he could have quite easily wrapped all of this up within the first 3 episodes. Instead it ventures into the realms of stupidity. For that reason Netflix, I give you 10/10 for Daredevil, 9/10 for Jessica Jones, 6/10 for Luke Cage. I hope that Iron Fist will have a real adversary and Netflix can be less confused about its series. In fact... make it 5 for acting talent alone.

Oh... and try and give Rosario Dawson a point in the next season. I like her character but her only point in this series is because the storyline demanded it.


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