'Daredevil' season 1 recap

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[SOUND] Warning! This video contains spoilers for Daredevil Season 1. [MUSIC] Matt Murdock, blinded as a child and given super heightened senses, by night he's a high kicking defender of the week, and a crack shot with an air-conditioning unit. [SOUND] By day he defends the weak in a legal capacity alongside college Is powerful [UNKNOWN] Nelson. In series one we learn that hell's kitchen where Murdock grew up. Has become infested with gangsters looking to take advantage of rebuilding efforts after the Avengers squashed New York. On the pointy end of this corruption is union allied secretary Karen Page. Whose framed for murder when she uncovers an embezzlement scheme. Help in a murder comes to a rescue as Page starts working in their drafty looking offices. Using her evenings to press grizzled reporter Ben [UNKNOWN] who she recruits to help blow the union ally scandal wide open. Meanwhile Murdock spends several episodes beating up gangsters in a bid to find their boss. The secretive Wilson Fisk a brooding property magnate who enjoys romancing [UNKNOWN]. And casually beheading Russian crime bosses. A corrupt cop gathers enough dirt to expose this but the crime lords gets ahead of the game by going public, painting himself as a philanthropist who wants to make hell kitchen lovely and blaming the masked vigilante for the wave of explosive terror. episode nine sees Matt face his foe but it doesn't go great as Fisk suit has some super tough fabric. If only Daredevil had some, hm? Boogie finds Matt, at which point Murdock comes clean about his secret superhero life. Meanwhile, Karen's tracked down Wilson Fisk's mum in a rest home, learning Fisk killed his own dad when he was a kid. Creepy Smithers alike Wesley finds out about the visit and tries to blackmail Karen, but that backfires a bit when she shoots him to death. [SOUND] [MUSIC] [SOUND] This girlfriend Vanessa gets non fatally poisoned. Which it turns out was orchestrated by his accountant Owlsley who's also been sheltering corrupt cop Hoffman for insurance purposes. The vampire unraveling Fisk kills Eurich before he can publish his story online, and throws Owlsley down an elevator shaft. Before the body count can rise any higher, Murdock get's to Hoffman and convinces him to testify against Fisk. Fisk is arrested, but not before a final bit of fisticuffs with Matt in his fancy new play suit. Series one ends with most baddies dead or in jail and Murdock named Daredevil by the media. Right, now you're ready to watch season two. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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