The BEST Episodes of Marvel's Luke Cage
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 16, 2021
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
Misty digs deeper for the truth as the neighborhood's power players throw the city into confusion.
#4 - Who's Gonna Take the Weight?
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
Mariah's political career comes under fire, and Cottonmouth picks up information that could put Luke on the run.
#7 - Just to Get a Rep
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
Cottonmouth strikes back at Luke by taking his vengeance out on the people of Harlem, while detectives Knight and Scarfe face an unexpected threat.
#8 - Take It Personal
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
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 - Suckas Need Bodyguards
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
After Cottonmouth and Scarfe's bloody clash, Luke realizes that saving the community may turn former allies into enemies, and enemies into allies.
#11 - Blowin' Up the Spot
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
Mariah campaigns to turn the city and the police against Luke, and not even Misty or Claire may be able to save him.
#12 - DWYCK
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.
#13 - The Main Ingredient
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
Danny Rand insists on helping Luke hunt for Bushmaster -- the Iron Fist way. Mariah sets out to reclaim her empire. Misty pursues a traitor.
#14 - They Reminisce Over You
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
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 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
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 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
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 - Moment of Truth
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
With tension building in the streets of Harlem thanks to ruthless club owner Cottonmouth, Luke finds it increasingly difficult to live a quiet life.
#18 - The Creator
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
Shaken by Mariah's latest act, Luke combs the city for a witness. Flashbacks reveal a fateful encounter between the Stokes and McIver families.
#19 - If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
While Shades, Mariah and Misty come to terms with the previous night's events, Bushmaster searches for a way to boost his strength.
#20 - For Pete's Sake
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
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.
#21 - The Basement
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
As a wave of violence rocks Harlem, everyone races to connect the dots between Piranha, Mariah, Bushmaster and the grisly find at the clinic.
#22 - All Souled Out
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
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 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
Worried Luke is heading down a dark path, Claire pays a visit to his father. Bushmaster makes a bid for Mariah's guns.
#24 - Straighten It Out
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
Luke tests out his abilities on the ballfield, Misty ruffles feathers at the precinct, and Mariah plans a reunion to boost her image.
#25 - I Get Physical
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 22, 2018
As footage of his fight with Bushmaster goes viral, Luke struggles with the aftereffects and follows a trail of clues to Tilda's shop.