TV Club Binge: Luke Cage finally gets an origin story

Welcome to The A.V. Club’s Luke Cage binge-watch. From Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, A.V. Club contributor Caroline Siede will be watching and reviewing every episode of the Marvel series’ first season.You can follow along and comment on the whole season on the binge-watching hub page or chime in on the individual episode reviews. For those watching the show at a more moderate pace, reviews by Ali Barthwell will run every other day beginning Monday, October 3.

I’ve always loved an off-format episode, from Star Trek: The Next Generations’ “Lower Decks” to Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s “Hush” to Boy Meets World‘s “And Then There Was Shawn.” One of the best things about television is its fluidity; a TV show can be something entirely new for an hour or two without blowing up its premise. And that novelty can add a much-needed …

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