"Suckas Need Bodyguards"
Director: Sam Miller
Writer(s): Nathan Louis Jackson
Series: Luke Cage
Season Number: 1
Episode Number: 6
Original airdate: September 30, 2015
Previous Episode: "Just to Get a Rep"
Next Episode: "Manifest"

"Suckas Need Bodyguards" is the sixth episode of season one of Luke Cage.


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


Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe


  • "Suckas Needs Bodyguards" is a song from the album Hard to Earn of the hip-pop duo Gang Starr.
  • As the episode opens a voiceover from the radio show "Trish Talk" is playing. Trish Walker is the best friend of Jessica Jones. Trish is a main character in season one of Jessica Jones. Luke Cage also appears in a few episodes of Jessica Jones. Claire Temple appears in the last episode of season one of Jessica Jones and even references that appearance in this episode.
  • At the end of the episode, when Misty is talking to her boss, her boss makes a reference to Fisk from Daredevil.


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