“The Basement,” the sixth episode of Luke Cage’s second season, picks up where the fifth episode left off, Luke shielding Piranha Jones as they run from the horde of Bushmaster’s gunmen.
After the surprise at the end of last episode, Luke is dealing with the newest complication in his life with the help of another Marvel/Netflix supporting character.
Last episode’s surprising ending, with Bushmaster sucker-punching Luke and knocking him flat, gets repeated in the next one, “I Get Physical.”
After the shocking ending of “Straighten It Out,” thing are looking bad for Luke in his third episode, “Wig Out.” Which is exactly what he did. Luke leans on the wall and flexes his fingers as Claire arrives and checks out Cockroach after the beating Luke gave him. Luke half-heartedly tries to justify…
After the first episode, which was largely set up, Luke Cage and company continue their adventures in “Straighten It Out.”
Luke Cage is back for his second season, and the “Hero of Harlem” has problems coming for him. “Soul Brother #1” is the first episode of the season, and it starts the set up after a helpful recap of first season.
The Defenders wrap up their first season with a lot of things going on. There’s no announcement as yet about a second season, but it was months before they confirmed season two of Iron Fist, so that doesn’t necessarily mean anything. The basis for some friendships are formed, among both the heroes and at least some of the supporting cast. And at least one character takes a major step towards their comic book incarnation.