"The H Word"
Director: S.J. Clarkson
Writer(s): Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez
Series: The Defenders
Season Number: 1
Episode Number: 1
Original airdate: August 18, 2017
Next Episode: "Mean Right Hook"

"The H Word" is the premiere episode of season one of The Defenders.


Matt Murdock, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand investigate criminals and fight injustice, unaware their paths are about to cross.


Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe


  • The top left corner of the "video feed" in the trailer has an IP number ( that rolls over to which emulates a New York newspaper and has video interviews of characters in the Defenders.
  • The rooftop park where Alexandra and Madame Gao meet is the same place that Madame Gao met up with Wilson Fisk in Season 1 of Daredevil.
  • When Luke Cage is talking to Cole in his apartment, there's a poster for rapper Jidenna's song Long Live The Chief. Jidenna performs that song in Cottonmouth's club in an episode of Luke Cage.


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