The Defenders – Overall Review


It’s time to have a look at how The Defenders faired overall as a story. Over 8 episodes it managed to tell the story of four heroes finding, befriending and fighting alongside each other really well, sadly the foe they united to face remained pretty bland and uninspired. Still, can’t deny how fun the series was to watch, the interplay between everyone was great, and the lead foursome all had their stories moves forward, setting their next series’ up well. Let’s take a closer look, regardless!

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The Defenders – Episodes 7 & 8 Review

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The Defenders comes to an end with a suitably action-packed final two episodes. Much like the earlier episodes, these don’t quite live up to some of the earlier Netflix MCU stuff, but it is very fun to watch, and well written. There is just that lack of a great villain stopping it still… Anyway, plenty good to talk about as well, so let’s take a look!

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The Defenders – Episodes 4 – 6 Review

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The middle of The Defenders is full of interaction between the main four heroes, as well as their seconds, and plenty of new information about The Hand, including introducing all of the “Five Fingers of the Hand”. Basically it moves the plot along just enough to set the stage for the finale, but really it’s all about the four previous leads of their own series meeting each other… and it works really well! Let’s take a closer look…

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The Defenders – Episodes 1 – 3 Review

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It’s finally here! When the MCU Netflix slate was announced I really liked the idea of a “street level” Avengers set up, but it kind of got lost in amongst the great first two seasons of Daredevil and season 1 of Jessica Jones, three TV seasons I consider some of the best I’ve seen. Luke Cage was good, and Iron Fist was average at best, so the past year or so I’ve started looking forward to The Defenders again, and so far it hasn’t disappointed. Thanks to all episodes being released at once the first two and a bit episodes are pretty much entirely set up, seeing what the various characters have (or haven’t) been doing since we last saw them, before the four finally meeting at the end of Episode 3. So let’s take a look at this first chunk of story, shall we?

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