Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 3 (2017)

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Voltron: Legendary Defender

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Episodes

Air date: Aug 4, 2017

The Paladins work to build a rebel coalition, Allura rattles the team with a suggestion. A new face hopes to quickly gain power with the Galra.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2017

Lotor's forces move to retake the planet Puig and lure the Paladins out for a fight. Keith and Lance struggle to adjust to big changes.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2017

Keith's reckless choice leads the team into a dangerous situation, and Allura needs to channel one of the Paladins to get out of trouble.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2017

The castle receives a distress signal that leads Allura and Coran to believe that they may not be the only surviving Alteans.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2017

A pair of skeptical rebel fighters make things difficult for a Paladin in need of assistance. Haggar steps up her monitoring of Lotor.

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As the Paladins pursue the comet, they become confused by Lotor's actions. Keith doubts his leadership skills, while Lance ponders his future.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2017

As the team tries to decipher Lotor's plan for the comet, Coran gives the Paladins a history lesson about the origins of Voltron and the ongoing war.

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 3 Videos

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In the wake of Zarkon's defeat and Shiro's disappearance, the paladins struggle to move forward with no one able to pilot the black lion or the ability to form Voltron. The team must quickly devise a plan as the ascension of Prince Lotor and his generals pulls the team into a perilous game of cat-and-mouse that tests their unity and abilities more than ever before.

Cast & Crew

Jeremy Shada
Lance/Blue Lion
Steven Yeun
Keith/Red Lion
Tyler Labine
Hunk/Yellow Lion
Josh Keaton
Shiro/Black Lion
Kimberly Brooks
Princess Allura
Bex Taylor-Klaus
Pidge/Green Lion
Joaquim Dos Santos
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Critic Reviews for Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 3

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Fans of the original series will likely be pleased to see how the new Team Voltron shakes out, as well. I was positively thrilled to see some of the reveals that happen relatively early on.

Jan 2, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Season three is easily the most dramatically compelling.

Aug 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Longtime Voltron fans have been waiting for Prince Lotor to appear, and hopefully, they aren't disappointed because his arrival signals a real shake-up in how the show will operate.

Aug 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Fantastic world building, heart pumping action, engaging characters, and freakin' Sven? Yeah, I'm happy with this season.

Aug 9, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Despite the shorter length, Season 3 manages to cover a great deal of ground, introducing compelling new villains, adding new depth to familiar characters and generally enriching the mythology of this sci-fi universe.

Aug 7, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 3

  • Mar 31, 2019
    The decisions that young Paladins must make makes one want to know more about the series.
  • Dec 16, 2018
    There’s enough story and character development to want to know what happens next in the Voltron universe. The animation is neat and clean with a great color palate and just enough Voltron exposition to keep it smooth and seamless. Despite the absence of the obsessive Zarkon, Lotar and his harem of half-breeds twist the plot of this shorter season enough to keep us, the paladins and the Galrah Empire on our toes.
  • Aug 15, 2018
    *admirative silence*
  • Aug 12, 2018
    This Season really had some problems. Not properly dealing with the effects of the grief that it put it's new BP in. Poorly handling Shiro's disappearance and subsequent return. Not having a grieving Keith react to an alternate version of the person he was grieving. It was my least favorite Season, and I'm glad the show gets much better in Season 6/7.
  • Aug 12, 2018
    This season was brilliant. Lots of character building.
  • Aug 12, 2018
    Still loving this show.
  • Aug 11, 2018
    I think Netflix made a mistake in trying to cut the seasons down to 6-7 episodes. Seasons 3-4 together I think make a fine step in the show, but while S3 does introduce us to Lotor and his generals and delves deeper into Keith's character as he's forced to lead in Shiro's absence, it seems like things are finally moving when bam! We get an origin story and then the end of the season.
  • Aug 11, 2018
    One of the best seasons ever tbh
  • Aug 11, 2018
    Best season. Stop watching after this season though, it’s all downhill after this.
  • Jan 16, 2018
    So much better, needed more PIdge but other then that it was GREAT

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