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Daredevil (2015) is a superhero drama based on the comic book series of the same name, revolving around a blind man who is a lawyer by day and a vigilante by night. The show ran on Netflix from 2015 to 2018.

Unmarked spoilers are present throughout the subpages as well as some of the synopsises below. Read at your own risk.

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    Season 1
"I'm just trying to make my city a better place."
"Man cannot be both savior and oppressor. Light and shadow. One has to be sacrificed for the other. Choose and choose wisely, or others shall choose for you."
Madame Gao

While Matt Murdock tries to start a law career and a vigilante career, Wilson Fisk is organizing the criminal underworld.

  1. "Into the Ring"
  2. "Cut Man"
  3. "Rabbit in a Snowstorm"
  4. "In the Blood"
  5. "World On Fire"
  6. "Condemned"
  7. "Stick"
  8. "Shadows in the Glass"
  9. "Speak of the Devil"
  10. "Nelson v. Murdock"
  11. "The Path of the Righteous"
  12. "The Ones We Leave Behind"
  13. "Daredevil"

    Season 2
"I think you're a half-measure. I think you're a man who can't finish the job. I think that you're a coward. [...] You know you're one bad day away from being me."
Frank Castle / The Punisher

As Matt continually struggles to balance his work as a lawyer with his work as Daredevil, gangs start getting slaughtered by some sort of military squad.

  1. "Bang"
  2. "Dogs To A Gunfight"
  3. "New York's Finest"note 
  4. "Penny and Dime"
  5. "Kinbaku"
  6. "Regrets Only"
  7. "Semper Fidelis"
  8. "Guilty as Sin"
  9. "Seven Minutes in Heaven"
  10. "The Man in the Box"
  11. ".380"
  12. "The Dark at the End of the Tunnel"
  13. "A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen"

    Season 3
Matt: I'm not Job. And I know my truth now.
Maggie: What truth?
Matt: Well, that in front of this God, I'd rather die as the Devil, than live as Matt Murdock.

Missing for months, Matt reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when Wilson Fisk is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world or embracing his destiny as a hero.

  1. "Resurrection"
  2. "Please"
  3. "No Good Deed"
  4. "Blindsided"
  5. "The Perfect Game"
  6. "The Devil You Know"
  7. "Aftermath"
  8. "Upstairs/Downstairs"
  9. "Revelations"
  10. "Karen"
  11. "Reunion"
  12. "One Last Shot"
  13. "A New Napkin"


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