Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 50:47 min. Four Marvel heroes fight injustice, unaware their paths are about to cross. Danny Rand (Iron Fist) and Colleen Wing follow the war against the Hand to New York City, where Matt Murdock (Daredevil) has given up his life as a vigilante after the death of Elektra Natchios. Luke Cage returns from prison, where detective Misty Knight informs him of trouble on the streets. A mysterious woman sets a destructive plan in motion. Jessica Jones searches for a missing husband, making a discovery as a disturbance hits the city.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 43:55 min. As a new conspiracy takes shape, the heroes track leads. Matt finds old habits are hard to break. Misty sees Jessica taking evidence from the scene of her discovery. Danny and Colleen cross paths with Luke while investigating a workshop with a connection to the Hand. The mysterious woman turns to an old enemy for answers when her plans are halted by a mystical force. Jessica is warned not to look into the missing man by lawyer Jeri Hogarth, and gets in over her head.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 54:14 min. Elektra's secrets are revealed. Alexandra prepares a newly aquired weapon to fight against enemies of the Hand. Matt takes interest in Jessica's case as she investigates the missing man's former job. Luke's girlfriend, Claire Temple, arranges a contentious meeting between him and Danny. Danny takes a new approach to uncover information about a business associated with the Hand. Luke looks into the death of a local kid while searching for the White Hat.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 44:07 min. The Defenders escape and find a nearby Chinese restaurant to hide out. Danny proposes they work together, but faces some resistance. The origin of the Hand is revealed before they are greeted by a series of party crashers -- none of them friendly. Jessica realizes that the Raymond family is still in danger. Alexandra makes Danny an offer.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 50:02 min. Elektra's loyalties are questioned after an attack on the Defenders. Luke proves he knows how to take a hit, securing an enemy asset that could help their investigation. Colleen clashes with an old acquaintance, casting doubts on her own purpose. Matt takes up his old identity as loved ones are forced into police protection.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 50:32 min. Stick offers up a theory about what the Hand wants, and Danny finds himself sidelined. As the Defenders inquire about the Hand's headquarters, Matt is forced to make a diclosure. Jessica investigates a connection between the missing man and the Hand. Alexandra learns that it's not easy being the leader, and Elektra makes a bold move.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 44:54 min. Misty pressures Matt for information in the aftermath of Elektra's ambush. Colleen and Claire debate heroism and contemplate their roles. Matt, Jessica, and Luke embark on a desperate search, crossing paths with members of the Hand. Elektra tries to recruit an all-important ally. While Misty stalls the police, Colleen makes a controversial proposal.
Original air date: 08/18/2017 Runtime: 55:09 min. As New York edges closer to disaster, Elektra sees what's beyond the wall. The police learn of the stolen explosives, putting Misty's job on the line. The Hand initiates the final steps towards achieving their goal. Colleen faces off against someone from her past, and the Defenders make a last-ditch effort to rescue Danny and save the city.