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The Best Episodes of Luke Cage

There are so many good episodes of Luke Cage, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Step in the Arena" the best, or is "Now You're Mine" your favorite episode of Luke Cage? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Luke Cage are, let's rank every Luke Cage episode from best to worst.

Luke Cage is the third Marvel Cinematic Universe series on Netflix, following Daredevil and Jessica Jones. It stars Mike Colter as the titular Luke Cage, who uses his super strength to fight for and protect his city of Harlem. Season 1 of Marvel's Luke Cage was released for streaming on September 30, 2016, to very positive reviews. Season 2 of Luke Cage will release sometime in 2018, but there is no hard release date yet unfortunately.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Luke Cage, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Luke Cage episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    5

    Who's Gonna Take the Weight?

    In the aftermath of a chaotic event at a favorite Harlem hangout, Luke heeds the call to action and hits Cottonmouth where he'll feel it most.

    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 3
    5
    7
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    6

    Moment of Truth

    With tension building in the streets of Harlem thanks to ruthless club owner Cottonmouth, Luke finds it increasingly difficult to live a quiet life.

    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    6
    12
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    7

    Suckas Need Bodyguards

    After Cottonmouth and Scarfe's bloody clash, Luke realizes that saving the community may turn former allies into enemies, and enemies into allies.

    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 6
    1
    1
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    8

    Blowin' Up the Spot

    Mariah campaigns to turn the city and the police against Luke, and not even Misty or Claire may be able to save him.

    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 8
    2
    0
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