MARVEL’S THE DEFENDERS | Episodes 3 & 4 Recap

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Marvel’s The Defenders Episode 3 & 4 Recap Podcast from August 24th, 2017


Who needs a Hand? Stick sure does!
Anyone looking for an assist, Josh Wigler (@roundhoward) and Jim Gibbons (@TheJimGibbons) have you covered with their recap of MARVEL’S THE DEFENDERS episodes three and four. And would you believe it? Josh and Jim not only liked these two episodes of THE DEFENDERS… they liked these two episodes a lot! Josh and Jim run down the highlights from the Defenders’ first official team-up, the individual pairings of Luke + Danny and Matt + Jessica, the problems they’re having with the Hand (including Stick’s hand), and much more.
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  • ryan

    As someone who read every article how bad Iron Fist was I avoided watching it for the longest time but once I finally did it wasn’t as bad as people claimed in my opinion. I’m not saying it was good because I don’t think it was because not a ton happened is my biggest issue. Were the fight scenes good? No. Was the lead great? Not going saying great but sadly I think a lot of the negative stuff is in response to people not happy who was cast. The who person who plays Colleen Wing I thought was always solid so don’t really get the hate for her.

    In one of the episodes someone said Iron Fist was worst TV show he’s ever seen which I hope means he watches nothing because that seems insane to me.

    Iron Fist>Legends of Tomorrow season 1

    On A to F scale I’d give Iron Fist a C so its kinda weird trying defend it even tho I don’t think it was great. Its definitely my least favorite out of the four.

    To end this I guess my point is either I went in to Iron Fist with my

    expectations super low or its sometimes dangerous to always trust so much group think.
    really low

    • Anna

      Nice to hear your thoughts. I didn’t watch Iron Fist at all because of the bad reviews, but I have really been enjoying his character on The Defenders so far. Would you say it’s worth it to go back and watch?

  • Brendan Fitzpatrick

    I’m glad you guys enjoyed these 2 Epsidodes as much as I did. I 100% agree, they could have consolidated the first 2 eps down to one episode, and had this be ep 2&3. I’m still not a huge Iron Fist fan, but he was definitely a lot more fun these episodes.

  • Amy Murphy

    I could not be more over the talk on this podcast about pacing. Your point was made loud and clear on your first episode, and now that the show has picked up the pace, I STILL have to hear about it?
    1: you’re wrong and the pacing was fine. It wouldn’t be satisfying if all the action happened from episode 1. We’re following the format that’s been established successfully by shows like Game of Thrones.
    2: even if you were right, this should be one small argument in a larger conversation. Nobody is going to tune in to hear the thoughts of a critic who only has one thought. Give it a rest!