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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 (with movies it's slightly different): Some executive producers are credited because they own the rights to intellectual property that requires they be given ...


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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 a young, built blind man, which might narrow the choices down and jeopardize his secret identity. It actually makes you wonder why he didn't have eyeholes ...


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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 time periods. Unless you REALLY need to know how every aspect of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is linked, then you won't be missing out on anything by watching ...


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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 characteristics but since they are based on the original comics this is not surprising. Daredevil Seasons 1 / 2 on TV do not really cover the same ground as Daredevil "the ...


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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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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. (referring to the murdered junkie) Foggy So, you've never, you've never gone that far? Matt No. But I.. I wanted to after Elena after everything Fisk had ...


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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. DeKnight. He's most famous for showrunning the Spartacus shows, and so it's clear his aesthetic goes towards the ultraviolent end of the spectrum. Secondly, they'...


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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 US prison systems. In real US prisons, uniform policy is entirely up to the local or state prison system, but the system presented in Daredevil does have real-...


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"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 testimony that would normally be barred as hearsay but may in common law nonetheless be admitted as evidence in criminal law trials because it constituted the ...


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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 appears to take place sometime in January or February of 2015, based on their description of the January 2014 accident as "a year ago", which puts it just prior to ...


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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 For The Flag code). Since the US had only 48 states as recently as 1959, it is likely the courthouse was either built before that year and carried the 48-star ...


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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 that all of their recent movies and TV shows takes place within). So this would be a reference to the Battle of New York. If you've seen the Avengers movie, it'...


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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. The guys that I really, really respect as actors seem to have kind of purposely stayed away from that. I don’t mean that I’m above that or anything, just that ...


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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 possibility of running afoul of double jeopardy clauses. SOURCE As for why Fisk still blackmailed the jurors, in spite of how well Murdock and Nelson appeared to ...


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I believe they are referring to when she left work in Jessica Jones S1E13 to care for Luke Cage.


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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 Hell's Kitchen? He doesn't. So let's say he pulls off the mask, and reveals this face. Now what? Odds are, this person is not a public figure, nor is he in ...


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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 TV shows are pre-snap. This was answered during a Reddit AMA and is because of the different schedules of production etc For the most part our stories will ...


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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 body to be Owlsley, as it would have decomposed way before this. The body in the morgue is pristine, likely a day or two at most. But they obviously meant to ...


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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 competition, so that when he is finally released, he can "take over".


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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 for cross-examination. In this case the testimony has already been brought before a jury, so it would be pointless.


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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 material, they are different interpretations. I'll give you some more details on overlap/differences without spoiling anything. Comparing Daredevil: Very ...


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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 bodyguard only to be killed by him in the end.


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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 plain colors or horizontally striped black or white. In some cases the following color code is used Dark red: supermax, or "worst of the worst" Red: ...


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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". Certainly he surrenders his belt badge and gun but that doesn't mean he's actually suspended which is more punitive than leave. How come he still had a badge ...


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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 in investing in Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+ and that many franchise spin-offs will be made for this platform. In addition, Iger mentions ...


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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 starting his rounds as The Punisher. This is still his origin. Frank is a war vet, and his skill set comes from there. He's highly skilled, exceptionally armed, ...


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Given that Wilson Fisk is so private and so protective of Vanessa, it's highly unlikely that the low-level cop could have known about her. Without any evidence, she wouldn't have been arrested or even taken in for questioning at the end of the first season. Fisk also used his last remaining power and capital to make sure she got out of the country quickly ...


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It's a folk love song in China. Mainly about a village girl loves a village boy and how great a couple they are. I don't think there is any deeper meaning of it.


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