The BEST Episodes of Marvel's Luke Cage
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2019
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
#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.
#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.
#3 - Soliloquy of Chaos
Season 1 - Episode 12
Misty digs deeper for the truth as the neighborhoods' power players throw the city into confusion.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#16 - On and On
Season 2 - Episode 7
Reeling from the showdown on the bridge, Luke teams up with Misty to find Piranha. The hunt for the snitch heats up. Bushmaster reveals his endgame.
#17 - The Creator
Season 2 - Episode 11
Shaken by Mariah's latest act, Luke combs the city for a witness. Flashbacks reveal a fateful encounter between the Stokes and McIver families.
#18 - The Basement
Season 2 - Episode 6
As a wave of violence rocks Harlem, everyone races to connect the dots between Piranha, Mariah, Bushmaster and the grisly find at the clinic.
#19 - Moment of Truth
Season 1 - Episode 1
With tension building in the streets of Harlem thanks to ruthless club owner Cottonmouth, Luke finds it increasingly difficult to live a quiet life.
#20 - If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right
Season 2 - Episode 8
While Shades, Mariah and Misty come to terms with the previous night's events, Bushmaster searches for a way to boost his strength.
#21 - For Pete's Sake
Season 2 - Episode 9
Hunkered down in a makeshift safe house, Luke and Misty butt heads over how to handle Mariah. Meanwhile, long-buried family secrets come to light.
#22 - All Souled Out
Season 2 - Episode 5
Desperate to drum up quick cash for a lawsuit, Luke weighs an offer from a superfan. Mariah invites Tilda to join the new family business.
#23 - Wig Out
Season 2 - Episode 3
Worried Luke is heading down a dark path, Claire pays a visit to his father. Bushmaster makes a bid for Mariah's guns.
#24 - I Get Physical
Season 2 - Episode 4
As footage of his fight with Bushmaster goes viral, Luke struggles with the aftereffects and follows a trail of clues to Tilda's shop.
#25 - Straighten It Out
Season 2 - Episode 2
Luke tests out his abilities on the ballfield, Misty ruffles feathers at the precinct, and Mariah plans a reunion to boost her image.