Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up to fight crime in New York City.
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"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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In the Marvel Comics, the Defenders have a constantly shifting roster. As of 2016, the Marvel Comic Universe has 18 characters who have appeared in the Defenders:
  • Dr Strange and the Incredible Hulk (who have their own films)
  • Captain America (who has his own series)
  • Yondu, Drax the Destroyer and Howard the Duck (from Guardians of the Galaxy (2014))
  • Scarlet Witch and the Vision (from Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015))
  • Hank Pym and Scott Lang (Ant-Man) and Janet van Dyne (Wasp) (from Ant-Man (2015))
  • Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist (who all have their own series)
  • Patsy Walker (Hellcat) (in Jessica Jones (2015))
  • Valkyrie (from Thor: Ragnarok (2017))
  • Spider-Man (from Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017))
  • Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) (from Captain Marvel (2019))
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Jessica Jones: Nice ears.
Daredevil: They're horns.
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The opening credits are a sequence of cityscapes of New York, with colored silhouettes of the Defenders (Daredevil in red, Jessica Jones in blue/purple, Luke Cage in yellow/orange and Iron Fist in green), following themes from previous shows. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Marvel's Defenders S1 (2017) See more »

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Grotesquely disappointing
20 August 2017 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Everything about this mash-up feels rushed, the heroes themselves are pale shadows of themselves(except Iron fist, he's equally bad in this as he is in his own series), the villains are 2-dimensional uncomplicated stereotypes, writing/cinematography and production value in general seems to have been compromised because of time restraint.

Instead of cherry picking the best parts of all shows the creators of this debacle read the description on the back cover of the DVDs and conceived a poor 80s-esque action flick that they stretched out for 8 episodes.

Why don't they take away anything from their own achievements? Daredevil; The amazing fight scenes, overall dark tones, well-rounded villain. Luke Cage; Atmosphere, Soundtrack, Luke Cage style berzerking. Jessica Jones; Mental Struggle, looming but ever present villain. Iron Fist; *Blank* (They took to much from Iron fist actually.)

When you give a great recipe to a sub-par chef on a time-limit the yield is not gonna be fantastic. Give the reins over to someone with a deeper understanding of your already set-up framework.

For the love of god just turn this bad streak around, no more Iron-fist casting or Defenders writing.


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