Newswire: Luke Cage creator put a swear jar in his show for Prince

Luke Cage has quickly become Marvel’s latest Netflix hit, deluging the internet with hearty cries of “Sweet Christmas!” from fans of Mike Colter’s hard-swinging, bulletproof hero. Those whose feelings on the show can’t be fully contained by slightly hokey comic book catchphrases might have to pay the price, though, since the show’s home base, Pop’s Barber Shop, has a pretty strict “swear jar” policy for the potty-mouthed among its clientele. (Or fans of the show freaking out over brief Netflix outages, as the case may be.)

Got some heroes at #Netflix fixing things. They’re all over it. Meantime, keep this in mind. #LukeCage pic.twitter.com/eUPkE8dH5H

— Luke Cage (@LukeCage) October 1, 2016

As it turns out, though, the jar wasn’t simply intended to curb curse words and collect petty cash for donut runs. According to showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker, it was also …

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