|Original airdate:||September 30, 2015|
|Previous Episode:||"Blowin' Up the Spot"|
|Next Episode:||"Take It Personal"|
"DWYCK" is the ninth episode of season one of Luke Cage.
With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Theo Rossi as Hernan "Shades" Alvarez
- Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard
- Michael Kostroff as Noah Burstein
- Dawn-Lyen Gardner as Megan McLaren
- Karen Pittman as Priscilla Ridley
- Jacob Vargas as Domingo Colon
- John Scurti as Gabe Krasner
- John Clarence Stewart as Alex
- Jaiden Kaine as Zip
- Sean Ringgold as Sugar
- J. Alphonse Nicholson as Darnell
- Tyler Evans as Cop #1
- Guy Fernandez as Cop #2
- Khalil Masi as Neville Barnwell
- Shing Ka as Peter Hong
- Franky G as Juan Carlos Castro
- Unknown actor as Jacques Alef
- Garfield Fleming as himself
- William Hart as himself
- John G. Johnson as himself
Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Soledad Temple is mentioned.
- Rafael Scarfe is mentioned.
- "Love Bandit" is mentioned.
- Cassandra is mentioned.
- Mike Jones is mentioned.
- Mama Mabel is mentioned.
- Jazmine Stokes is mentioned.
- Malik is mentioned.
- Thembi Wallace is mentioned.
- Madame Gao is mentioned.
- Henry "Pop" Hunters is mentioned.
- James Lucas is mentioned.
- Albert Rackham is mentioned.
- United Palace is mentioned.
- Seagate Prison is mentioned and a photo is shown.
- Judas Bullets is mentioned.
- "DWYCK" is a song from the album Hard To Earn of the hip-pop duo Gang Starr. It is an acronym meaning "Do What You Can Kid".
- During the conversation between Dr. Krasner and Misty Knight, he brings her a can of lemonade. He says to her, "Lemonade, a popular drink." Then she replies, "And it still is." This is a direct reference to the episode title that is taken from the Gang Starr song of the same name. It is from Guru's verse that goes "Lemonade was a popular drink and it still is, I get more props and stunts than Bruce Willis...."
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