Marvel's Luke Cage

10 Best Episodes of Marvel's Luke Cage

Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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Marvel's Luke Cage - S2E12

#15 - Can't Front On Me (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Luke teams up with an unlikely ally to combat a new strain of heroin. As Shades plows ahead with his plan, a massive party draws everyone to the club.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 1096 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S2E13

#14 - They Reminisce Over You (Season 2 - Episode 13)


Mariah adapts to her new circumstances and goes to extremes to cover her tracks. Luke takes a new approach to protecting Harlem.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 1114 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E9

#13 - DWYCK (Season 1 - Episode 9)

With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 4258 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E8

#12 - Blowin' Up the Spot (Season 1 - Episode 8)


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

The episode was rated 7.80 from 4360 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E6

#11 - Suckas Need Bodyguards (Season 1 - Episode 6)

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

The episode was rated 7.81 from 4715 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E5

#10 - Just to Get a Rep (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Cottonmouth strikes back at Luke by taking his vengeance out on the people of Harlem, while detectives Knight and Scarfe face an unexpected threat.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 4864 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E2

#9 - Code of the Streets (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Luke is pulled deeper into the fight for his neighborhood when, as a favor to an old friend, he tries to help a kid who's in trouble with Cottonmouth.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 5513 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S2E10

#8 - The Main Ingredient (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Danny Rand insists on helping Luke hunt for Bushmaster -- the Iron Fist way. Mariah sets out to reclaim her empire. Misty pursues a traitor.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 1153 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E10

#7 - Take It Personal (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Luke gets closer to the truth about Reva and her part in his fate, while Mariah wrestles with the morality of her new role. Misty hunts for Luke.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 4281 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E7

#6 - Manifest (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Mariah's political career comes under fire, and Cottonmouth picks up information that could put Luke on the run.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 4541 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E11

#5 - Now You're Mine (Season 1 - Episode 11)

In one bold move, a friend from his past puts Luke on the defensive, Misty in dire straits, and Harlem's safety in jeopardy.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 4066 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E3

#4 - Who's Gonna Take the Weight? (Season 1 - Episode 3)


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.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 5228 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E12

#3 - Soliloquy of Chaos (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Misty digs deeper for the truth as the neighborhood's power players throw the city into confusion.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 4054 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E4

#2 - Step in the Arena (Season 1 - Episode 4)


As he rescues a victim of Cottonmouth's vengeance, Luke remembers his earlier life and the conspiracy that led to his superhuman strength.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 5055 votes.

Marvel's Luke Cage - S1E13

#1 - You Know My Steez (Season 1 - Episode 13)

With all of Harlem bearing witness, Luke takes on the fight of his life in hopes of emerging as the defender his city needs.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 4037 votes.

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