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Marvel's The Defenders: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Marvel's The Defenders further develops well-known characters in an action-packed arc whose payoff packs more than enough of a punch to offset its flaws.

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Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage team up to protect New York City.

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Those without a prior knowledge of the characters may find it all slightly opaque. It wasn't quite worth the wait.

August 18, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The Defenders themselves might shy away at the term "hero," but they're here at the exact time we need them.

August 18, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The gonzo special effects are lacking, but not the psychological depth.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The gang's all here in a Netflix limited series-and, together, they're a riot.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The Defenders is not a perfect series but it'll give you the same kind of thrill as when you first saw the Avengers grouped together in that hero shot. Except it feels a lot more personal and that is something worth waiting four years for.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The Defenders does exactly what was promised, delivering the requisite action, quips and character interplay, but not quite managing to push into any new territory.

August 16, 2017 | Full Review…

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