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  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 17, 2017
Season #: 1, 2
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 116 Ratings

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  • Summary: Raven Metzner takes over as showrunner from Scott Buck for the second season which will introduce Mary Walker aka Typhoid Mary (Alice Eve) and previously seen on Luke Cage and The Defenders, NYPD detective Misty Knight (Simone Missick).
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Fantasy

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
  2. Negative: 2 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Danette Chavez
    Sep 5, 2018
    50
    Thanks to reinvigorated fighting and spotlights yielded to the real stars, Iron Fist improves on its first season. ... The show also uncovers a bigger problem. Its lead character doesn’t deserve top billing, and maybe never.
  2. Reviewed by: Matt Webb Mitovich
    Sep 5, 2018
    42
    Iron Fist Season 2 marks an improvement over its well-derided freshman run, but still lacks punch.
  3. Reviewed by: Allison Keene
    Sep 5, 2018
    40
    If you liked the first season of Iron Fist, Season 2 improves upon it. If you didn’t like it, well, there’s not much to recommend to you regarding a return. It’s a show that seems like it might be improved by not bingeing it, but it’s so sleepy that once you walk away from it you may forget to return.
  4. Reviewed by: Alex Abad-Santos
    Sep 6, 2018
    40
    Its fight scenes vastly improve upon the garbage disposal-like quality of jump cuts masquerading as brawls in season one, and the writing has moved away from the mind-numbing exposition that characterized much of season one, trusting the audience to understand what’s happening without dialogue constantly reminding them. However, Iron Fist’s second season isn’t exactly good when in the context of television outside of Iron Fist. Parts of it are still staggeringly clunky.
  5. 30
    Iron Fist's sophomore season isn't able to right the many wrongs from its first. Don't waste your time on this one.
  6. 30
    More so than in any other Netflix superhero show, Iron Fist never figures out how to build an aesthetic that reconciles its naturalistic performances and its dialogue, which tends to fall into one of two categories: no-frills information delivery or failed cleverness.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 39
  2. Negative: 16 out of 39
  1. Sep 8, 2018
    10
    Iron Fist 2 is comparable to Luke Cage , Jessica Jones and Daredevil with regard to story , plot line , setting , visuals , acting andIron Fist 2 is comparable to Luke Cage , Jessica Jones and Daredevil with regard to story , plot line , setting , visuals , acting and character arcs. These Marvel tales are entertaining and interesting. Looking forward to season three. Expand
  2. Sep 20, 2018
    10
    I really liked this season of Iron Fist and I think he is going to develop even more throughout the show.
  3. Sep 8, 2018
    8
    This season was far better than the first. The actors feel more connected to their characters and there is a sense of flow between them.This season was far better than the first. The actors feel more connected to their characters and there is a sense of flow between them. Pacing was an issue as times, but the fights were good and the plot was entertaining and original. THE ENDING WAS EPIC! Highly recommend. Expand
  4. Sep 8, 2018
    4
    Terrible writing and a lack of budget are this shows real problem. Every fight scene is the same, the poor dialog and awful writing make theTerrible writing and a lack of budget are this shows real problem. Every fight scene is the same, the poor dialog and awful writing make the second season of Iron Fist is worse than the first.

    Do not waste your life and free time on a show this awful and poorly done.
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  5. Sep 8, 2018
    3
    Season 2 gets off to a slow start because the writing needs serious work. Pacing is slow, tension is lacking in regards to the core plot, andSeason 2 gets off to a slow start because the writing needs serious work. Pacing is slow, tension is lacking in regards to the core plot, and many of the scenes just don't matter. The episodes have stretches where acting and dialog sink to the bottom of the barrel. Expand
  6. Sep 9, 2018
    2
    Schizophrenic characterizations (not just Mary), questionable acting, directing that is all over the place, and to top it off, writing that isSchizophrenic characterizations (not just Mary), questionable acting, directing that is all over the place, and to top it off, writing that is just as bad as season one, just a different style. The amount of convenience, plot points that are so foreshadowed they rip you out of immersion, and meaningless fight scenes to break up the tedium. At least in season one the characters had dependable personalities. Even the continuity of season one is completely ignored, so the abilities of the Iron Fist may no longer be around (healing).

    If Misty inappropriately smirks one more time, or Joy does her inappropriate laugh, I think I am just going to stop watching Marvel anything on Netflix. Perhaps binge watching CW quality material is not a good idea after all. I miss the days when Netflix was sparsely offering quality, instead of shoveling quantity.
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  7. Sep 24, 2018
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Iron Fist gets ccucked and turned into a sidekick in his own show. If the idiots at Netflix wanted to a make Wing and Misty the main characters why did they even call this show Iron fist? They shouldve just called the show Daughters of the Dragon like the actual comic. Why bother compromising with gangbangers? They shouldve kicked their asses and let social services deal with the deliquents. SJW pandering to the max in this one. Men have to constantly whine about their problems and validate the women, while the women act more and more like men. Wing gets the Iron Fist power at the end just becoz she has a pooosy. Get woke go broke. Expand

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