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What did Ray Nadeem's boss mean by "You're buried in debt and that makes you a recruitment target"?

It means that a person who has a large amount of debt is more susceptible to being bribed (a "recruitment target"). Hattley (Nadeem's boss) was saying that this is the reason why she is ...
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Why are some executive producers credited individually?

Same reason everything else about their credits is formatted as it is: their contracts said so. In the specific case of EPs, there's really three different "kinds" of executive producer for a TV show ...
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Why does Daredevil's cowl have eyeholes?

An eyeless mask might tip villains off that Daredevil is blind. This has at least 2 negative outcomes: It alerts them to certain physical vulnerablities that they can now exploit; They now know he's ...
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Do I need to watch Agents of SHIELD before watching Agent Carter or Daredevil?

There are some small, Easter egg type links between Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter and Daredevil - but in general, they follow seperate characters in different areas of the world, and even different ...
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Can I watch Daredevil (2003) and Punisher (2004) without spoiling the Netflix series?

There is little or NO connection between the early 2000's movies of Daredevil &/or Punisher to the latest TV incarnations. They are completely stand alone. They may bear some common ...
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Why does Daredevil's cowl have eyeholes?

Also, a more obvious answer is that the guy who made him the red costume didn't know he was blind, so assuming he could see, he made him a costume with eye holes.
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Why is Matt lying about not killing anybody?

Nelson asks "did you killed anyone before?" That's not quite what Foggy asks. The conversation goes something like. Foggy Are you telling me the truth? Matt I didn't kill him, Foggy. (...
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Why is Daredevil 2015 so brutal?

I was also struck by the dark tone of Daredevil, and I think there are two main reasons, aside from dark (and antiheroes) simply being "in" right now. Firstly, one of the showrunners is Stephen S. ...
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What was with the two different colored prison uniforms in Daredevil season 2?

tl;dr: Most likely, the white uniform is meant to reflect a prisoner that has just gone through intake, while the orange jumpsuits represent high-security prisoners. This is a not-uncommon practice in ...
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Is the "people expecting to die don't lie" catch really admissible in court?

"people expecting to die are less likely to lie so it is admissible in court It is admissible in court. A dying declaration is defined as follows: In the law of evidence, a dying declaration is ...
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Which comes first chronologically, Jessica Jones Season 1 or Daredevil Session 2?

As far as we can tell, the Netflix shows are taking place in the same order they air, but several months "behind" real-time. The shows are extremely vague on their timelines, but Jessica Jones ...
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Why only 48 Stars?

Note how the flag is displayed; fully extended on the wall. This tells me the flag is not "current" to the episode, as it is actually US law that flags must fall freely (read Section C of the Respect ...
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Does Daredevil take place right after 9/11?

Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios) has verified that all the new Netflix Marvel shows are part of the the Marvel Cinematic Universe (which is what Marvel Studios is calling the shared universe ...
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Does Punisher have superpowers?

NO Quote from Jon Bernthal via Screenrant quoting a GQ article “I’m working on The Punisher now. You know, this whole superhero-comic-book thing is something I had zero interest in being a part of....
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In Daredevil S01E03, What happened in court?

A hung jury results in a mistrial, and may lead to the defendant being retried under some circumstances. However, in the event of a hung jury, the odds of a retrial are relatively low, due to the ...
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What was Claire Temple's first strike?

I believe they are referring to when she left work in Jessica Jones S1E13 to care for Luke Cage.
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Why did Wilson Fisk not take advantage of the situation?

There was a situation when Fisk could easily remove his mask and reveal the true identity of the Man in the black mask. Why didn't he do that? Do you think Wilson Fisk knows the face of everyone in ...
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Did the current Marvel TV Shows have to change plans because of the "Infinity War" fallout?

As per this link, Jeph Loeb, Marvel's head of TV, and thus the man responsible for the content of the Netflix shows, Agents of SHIELD, Cloak And Dagger, etc etc has confirmed that "almost all of" the ...
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Is this body in "Jessica Jones" a character in "Daredevil"?

Considering the real-time aspect of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Owlsley died on April 7th. Jessica Jones happens between DareDevil Season 1 and Season 2, November 2015 ish. There's no way for that ...
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Why can Kingpin get Punisher released from prison, but not himself?

The way I understood it, Fisk wants to sit out his sentence. If he escapes, he will be a fugitive and the entire police force will be looking for him. He intends for the Punisher to eliminate any ...
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Is the "people expecting to die don't lie" catch really admissible in court?

Yes, at least in the US and the UK. It's called a dying declaration, but the point of it is that it's an exception to the usual rules excluding hearsay evidence and requiring witnesses to be available ...
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Can I watch Daredevil (2003) and Punisher (2004) without spoiling the Netflix series?

Can I watch Daredevil (2003) and Punisher (2004) without spoiling the Netflix series? Yes. The movies you mention are distinct from the TV shows. Although they of course are based on the same source ...
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Do I need to watch Agents of SHIELD before watching Agent Carter or Daredevil?

The shows are setup to be independent from the movies and each other. There are references and easter eggs that enrich each other, but nothing essential. If you want the most out of it, watch the ...
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Who is Rigoletto in Marvel's Daredevil?

Don Rigoletto was a mafia boss who had various dealings with Fisk before and during the first season. In the comics, Don Rigoletto was Kingpin's predecessor, and he employed Wilson Fisk as a ...
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Why is Punisher wearing a white prison suit in Daredevil S02?

Prison uniforms can have different colors depending on different crimes/roles in the US. Different color designations are commonly used to indicate the status of the inmate. The uniforms may be in ...
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Wasn't Agent Poindexter suspended when he tried to use his FBI credentials?

But wasn't he suspended from the FBI earlier in the show? Not Quite He was placed on Leave pending the outcome of the shooting investigation, in fact he's told to treat it as a "paid vacation". ...
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Are there live-action filming restrictions that prevent the Netflix Marvel Universe characters from appearing in Disney+ shows?

Although Disney nor Netflix has yet to tell us what's really going on and until then, we may only be able to speculate, there is some evidence to at least support that Bob Iger is extremely interested ...
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Does Punisher have superpowers?

Marvel lists Frank as having no superpowers. His "unnatural" ability in combat and survival is similar, if not more pronounced in the comics. The Frank Caste we see in Daredevil season 2 is just ...
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