|Writer(s):||Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Douglas Petrie|
|Original airdate:||August 18, 2017|
|Previous Episode:||"Mean Right Hook"|
|Next Episode:||"Royal Dragon"|
"Worst Behavior" is the third episode of season one of The Defenders.
Elektra's secrets are revealed. Danny changes his tactics. Matt gives Jessica some legal advice. Luke searches for the White Hat.
- Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil
- Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist
- Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse
- Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson
- Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker
- Élodie Yung as Elektra Natchios
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Scott Glenn as Stick
- Sigourney Weaver as Alexandra Reid
- Babs Olusanmokun as Sowande
- J. Mallory McCree as Cole Miller
- Debbi Morgan as Dolores Miller
- Michelle Federer as Michelle Raymond
- Chloe Levine as Lexi Raymond
- Zack Robidas as Architect
- Andrea Cirie as Accountant
- David Hilfstein as Guard
- Umit Celebi as Restaurant Owner
- Ayse Eldek as Restaurant Owner's Wife
Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Kilgrave is mentioned.
- Wendell Rand is mentioned.
- Heather Rand is mentioned.
- Ward Meachum is mentioned.
- Joy Meachum is mentioned.
- Sean Miller is mentioned.
- James Lucas is mentioned.
- Istanbul is mentioned.
- Order of the Crane Mother is mentioned.
- Metro-General Hospital is mentioned.
- K'un-Lun is mentioned.
- The longest cold opening of any Marvel Netflix shows. The opening credits don't start until 13 minutes in.
- When Jessica is trailing Matt Murdock, she passes a poster of comics legend Stan Lee.
- When Elektra is in the weapon room she pauses a moment in front of a pair of sai. Sai are her weapon of choice in the comic.
- At one point, Jessica Jones is walking behind a tall black man wearing a Kangol hat. It would appear, from behind, to be either Samuel L. Jackson or Nick Fury.
- The very first teaser trailer that was released, featuring the four heroes sharing an elevator at Midland Circle Financiel, takes place immediately after the end of this episode and before the start of the next.
- The origins of blacksky/Elecktra is explained in this episode.
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