"Worst Behavior"
Director: Peter Hoar
Writer(s): Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Douglas Petrie
Series: The Defenders
Season Number: 1
Episode Number: 3
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.


Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe


  • 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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