Defiance: Season 3 (2015)



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Air date: Jun 12, 2015
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The third and final season of Defiance picks up 7 months after the events of the second season. The town is desperate, lacking resource and vulnerable to attack. Joshua Nolan (Grant Bowler) and Irisa Nyira (Stephanie Leonidas) return to help protect the city, however the townsfolk have still not forgiven Irisa for her murderous behaviour in season 2. However with the arrival of a new race, the lusty, hungry Omec, the town has no choice but to accept their help.


Grant Bowler
as Joshua Nolan
Julie Benz
as Amanda Rosewater
Jaime Murray
as Stahma Tarr
Tony Curran
as Datak Tarr
Jesse Rath
as Alak Tarr
Nicole Muñoz
as Christie McCawley
Dewshane Williams
as Tommy LaSalle
Anna Hopkins
as Jessica "Berlin" Rainer
William Atherton
as Viceroy Mercado
Kristina Pesic
as Treasure Doll
Linda Hamilton
as Pilar McCawley
Lee Tergesen
as General Rahm Tak
Ian Ziering
as Conrad Von Bach
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Critic Reviews for Defiance Season 3

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

Defiance opened its third season with a decisive, two-hour swing for the fences that left me slack-jawed and creeped out and mesmerized and even more smitten than I was last summer.

Jun 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite knowing better at this point, I found myself liking the Season 3 premiere of Defiance.

Jun 15, 2015 | Full Review…

The show is definitely darker and more Mad Max-esque. Or maybe Game of Thrones is a more apt comparison, as winter has clearly come for our heroes. There's certainly a cold, icy aesthetic to the show's presentation this year.

Jun 15, 2015 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

Did anyone besides me notice that there was not a single mention any of the alien beasts that are supposed to be out in the world?

Jun 13, 2015 | Rating: 2.8/5 | Full Review…

It's imaginative stuff, and some nice little touches ensure that the extraterrestrial element doesn't overpower the human one.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

Moving into the gritty post-apocalyptic storytelling isn't a bad move for Defiance.

Jun 15, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Defiance has always been a fine enough, albeit perplexing series.

Jun 11, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Because everyone is expected to put Defiance first, it stands to reason that the show will keep retreading the same ground.

Jan 19, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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