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* DiabolusExMachina: After Murdock successfully gets Nadeem to the Grand Jury, where he testifies, and it looks like they might actually be able to make a case against Fisk, it's revealed that Fisk has subverted the jury by threatening them and their families -- despite him not knowing they would be hearing his case until five minutes before the hearing started.

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* DiabolusExMachina: After Murdock Matt successfully gets Nadeem to the Grand Jury, where he testifies, and it looks like they might actually be able to make a case against Fisk, it's revealed that Fisk has subverted the jury by threatening them and their families -- despite him not knowing they would be hearing his case until five minutes before the hearing started.

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* CharacterDeath: Ray Nadeem, murdered by Dex. Minor character Mrs. Falb from the previous episode was also KilledOffscreen by Dex.

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* DiabolusExMachina: After Murdock successfully gets Nadeem to the Grand Jury, where he testifies, and it looks like they might actually be able to make a case against Fisk, it's revealed that Fisk has subverted the jury by threatening them and their families -- despite him not knowing they would be hearing his case until five minutes before the hearing started.


Fisk's long-awaited reunion doesn't go as planned. Nelson & Murdock take on a new client who holds key information on Kingpin.

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Fisk's long-awaited reunion with Vanessa doesn't go as planned. Meanwhile, the reconstituted Nelson & Murdock take on Nadeem as a new client who holds key information on Kingpin.and prepare to use him as a witness against Fisk.



* BackToBackBadasses: Matt and Nadeem work together to fight off Fisk's assassins when they're ambushed en route to the courthouse.



* JuryAndWitnessTampering: Fisk manages to get to the jurors to coerce them into not indicting him.
* KilledOffscreen: Dex murdered Mrs. Falb to get the painting back. Fisk doesn't seem very amused by it.

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* JuryAndWitnessTampering: Fisk manages does a two-stage tactic to get keep Nadeem's testimony from being used to indict him: first, he tries to have his men kill Nadeem while he's being escorted to the jurors to coerce them into not indicting him.
courthouse, but after Matt and Nadeem thwart that attack, settles for intimidating the grand jury.
* KilledOffscreen: Dex murdered Mrs. Falb to get the painting back. Fisk doesn't seem very amused is not impressed by it.


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* MeaningfulEcho: When Nadeem is making an apology phone call to his wife from Fogwell's, it's staged and shot very similarly to Matt's father's last calls before his match with Creel.


* WoundedGazelleGambit: While avoiding Fisk's assassins on the way to the courthouse, Matt and Nadeem briefly hide in an empty bus, and when the killers approach, Matt pretends to be a confused, helpless blind man before he and Nadeem get the drop on them.

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* WoundedGazelleGambit: While avoiding Fisk's assassins on the way to the courthouse, Matt and Nadeem briefly hide in an empty bus, and when the killers approach, Matt pretends to be a confused, helpless blind man before he and Nadeem get the drop on them.them.
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* LadyMacbeth: Vanessa has fully become this by the end of the episode. While Fisk initially tries to keep her out of the dirtier parts of his life, she insists that she can't really be a part of his life unless she's part of ''all'' of it, and he ultimately agrees and fully lets her in. She then encourages Fisk to go ahead with having Dex kill Nadeem, when he and Felix were initially planning to let him live and simply discredit him by making he underwent trail for the murder of Agent Winn.

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* LadyMacbeth: Vanessa has fully become this by the end of the episode. While Fisk initially tries to keep her out of the dirtier parts of his life, she insists that she can't really be a part of his life unless she's part of ''all'' of it, and he ultimately agrees and fully lets her in. She then encourages Fisk to go ahead with having Dex kill Nadeem, when he and Felix were initially planning to let him live and simply discredit him by making he underwent trail having him prosecuted for the murder of Agent Winn.


* BoomHeadshot: Nadeem by the end of the episode, killed by Dex on Fisk's orders.

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* BoomHeadshot: Nadeem by the end of the episode, killed by Dex on Fisk's Fisk and Vanessa's orders.



* HopeSpot: Matt is able to get Ray to the courthouse safely despite assassination attempts, and Ray gives a very convincing testimony. Unfortunately, it's rendered moot when Fisk is instead able to simply threaten the jurors into not indicting him, and then Nadeem is later killed by Dex. As a result, Matt--who had decided to try doing things Foggy's way and trusting the system--immediately goes back to his original plan of doing things the Daredevil way.

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* HopeSpot: Matt is able to get Ray to the courthouse safely despite assassination attempts, and Ray gives a very convincing testimony. Unfortunately, it's rendered moot when Fisk is instead able to simply threaten the jurors into not indicting him, and then Nadeem is later killed by Dex. As a result, Matt--who had decided to try doing things Foggy's way and trusting the system--immediately goes back to his original plan of doing things the Daredevil way.killing Fisk.



* LadyMacbeth: Vanessa has fully become this by the end of the episode. While Fisk initially tries to keep her out of the dirtier parts of his life, she insists that she can't really be a part of his life unless she's part of ''all'' of it, and he ultimately agrees and fully lets her in. She then encourages Fisk to go ahead with having Dex kill Nadeem, when he and Felix were initially planning to let him live and simply discredit him.

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* LadyMacbeth: Vanessa has fully become this by the end of the episode. While Fisk initially tries to keep her out of the dirtier parts of his life, she insists that she can't really be a part of his life unless she's part of ''all'' of it, and he ultimately agrees and fully lets her in. She then encourages Fisk to go ahead with having Dex kill Nadeem, when he and Felix were initially planning to let him live and simply discredit him.him by making he underwent trail for the murder of Agent Winn.

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* HeadbuttOfLove: Fisk and Vanessa do this upon being reunited at the episode's beginning.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Nadeem allows Fisk to kill him so his family will be safe.


* BaitAndSwitch: At first, it seems like during the years overseas, Vanessa has had a change of life and is scared of all the violence surrounding Fisk....in reality, she doesn't want to be an accessory anymore, but to go all in.

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* BaitAndSwitch: At first, it seems like during the years overseas, Vanessa has had a change of life and is scared of all the violence surrounding Fisk....in Fisk. In reality, she doesn't want to merely be an accessory anymore, but to go all in.

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* BaitAndSwitch: At first, it seems like during the years overseas, Vanessa has had a change of life and is scared of all the violence surrounding Fisk....in reality, she doesn't want to be an accessory anymore, but to go all in.


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* InadequateInheritor: It becomes clear that Dex isn't even close to ''the new James Wesley'' he tries to portray himself as. Fisk still finds him useful though.


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* KilledOffscreen: Dex murdered Mrs. Falb to get the painting back. Fisk doesn't seem very amused by it.


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* PetTheDog: Fisk is grateful towards Felix Manning for keeping Vanessa safe during the time he was in prison and thus forgives his failing to kill Nadeem.

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* TheBusCameBack: Vanessa finally returns, after being absent since the end of season 1.


* FaceDeathWithDignity: Nadeem when Dex arrives to kill him. He just states that he hoped it'd be Dex, and while he does try to convince him to turn on Fisk. When that fails, he calmly accepts that he's going to die, and even pulls a SuicideByCop to force Dex to shoot him right there in the backyard.

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Nadeem when Dex arrives to kill him. He just states that he hoped it'd be Dex, and while though he does try to convince him to turn on Fisk. When Fisk, when that fails, he calmly accepts that he's going to die, and even pulls a SuicideByCop to force Dex to shoot him right there in the backyard.


* WhatTheHellHero: In private, Matt calls out Nadeem on working for Fisk and, before that, falling for his schemes and putting him in the position where he could regain all of his power. He also reams him out for not reporting Tammy for murdering an agent and not doing anything at all against Dex even after seeing that the latter had murdered a priest. Nevertheless, he defends Nadeem when Tower uses these exact same arguments the same way Nadeem defended himself from Matt's accusations: by emphasizing that he did what he did out of fear for his family.

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* WhatTheHellHero: In private, Matt calls out Nadeem on working for Fisk and, before that, falling for his schemes and putting him in the position where he could regain all of his power. He also reams him out for not reporting Tammy for murdering an agent and not doing anything at all against Dex even after seeing that the latter had murdered a priest. Nevertheless, he defends Nadeem when Tower uses these exact same arguments the same way Nadeem defended himself from Matt's accusations: by emphasizing that he did what he did out of fear for his family.family.
* WoundedGazelleGambit: While avoiding Fisk's assassins on the way to the courthouse, Matt and Nadeem briefly hide in an empty bus, and when the killers approach, Matt pretends to be a confused, helpless blind man before he and Nadeem get the drop on them.


* CharacterDeath: Ray Nadeem by the end of the episode, killed by Dex on Fisk's orders.

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* CharacterDeath: Ray BoomHeadshot: Nadeem by the end of the episode, killed by Dex on Fisk's orders.



* FaceDeathWithDignity: Nadeem when Dex arrives to kill him. He just states that he hoped it'd be Dex, and while he does try to convince him to turn on Fisk, when that fails, he calmly accepts that he's going to die, and even pulls a SuicideByCop to force Dex to shoot him right there in the backyard.

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Nadeem when Dex arrives to kill him. He just states that he hoped it'd be Dex, and while he does try to convince him to turn on Fisk, when Fisk. When that fails, he calmly accepts that he's going to die, and even pulls a SuicideByCop to force Dex to shoot him right there in the backyard.

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