The Punisher (2017–2019)
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One-Eyed Jacks 

It's not a trap if you know it's coming: That's Frank's philosophy. Madani opens up and Pilgrim plans a visit to an unholy land.

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Stacie Passon

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Gerry Conway (based on the Marvel comics by), John Romita Sr. (based on the Marvel comics by) (as John Romita) | 5 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Bernthal ... Frank Castle / Punisher
Ben Barnes ... Billy Russo
Amber Rose Revah ... Dinah Madani
Jason R. Moore ... Curtis Hoyle
Josh Stewart ... John Pilgrim
Floriana Lima ... Krista Dumont
Giorgia Whigham ... Amy Bendix
Corbin Bernsen ... Anderson Schultz
Annette O'Toole ... Eliza Schultz
Rob Morgan ... Turk Barrett
Allie McCulloch ... Rebecca Pilgrim
Jordan Dean ... Jake Campbell
Ilia Volok ... Kazan
Manny Ureña ... Jimbo (as Manny Urena)
Henry Boshart ... Lemuel Pilgrim
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It's not a trap if you know it's coming: That's Frank's philosophy. Madani opens up and Pilgrim plans a visit to an unholy land.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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USA

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Dolby Atmos

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The bar Billy Russo visits is the same bar visited by Ward Meachum in season two of Iron Fist (2017). See more »

Goofs

Turning the second round Three Card Monte, Frank picks the middle card and says, "Are you kidding me?" This implies that he lost. The card that was flipped over was of a red suit. The only red suit being used for the game was the Queen of Diamonds. Frank actually won the round. See more »

Quotes

Turk Barrett: Oh, hell no.
Frank Castle: Oh, hell yes.
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the feeling is mutual..
20 January 2019 | by Arth_JoshiSee all my reviews

Marvel's The Punisher

Lightfoot's almost R rated take of this beloved character of comic books, holds no bar on glorifying its protagonist to its peak with all possible tactics. The mean street themed anti-hero of ours may resemble a lot to its companion Murdock, but as far as morality and sanity clause is considered, Bernthal's character has been free from such strings far before it even hits the screen. He has got deep voice, he reminisces about his past, he ignites his anger through sorrow and he is the protector working from outside the law. And with all these stated pragmatic theories, the action that it thrives upon too communicates a lot to its viewers.

With well choreographed and lethally performed actions, the gore vision of the makers is justified thoroughly on the screen, personally I still prefer Goddard's typical Daredevil mano-y-mano fight compared to the jump-the-shark and often too-much-to-swallow action in here. Bernthal's genuine commitment to this role inherently enhances his portrayal where his emotionally driven monologues- something that we first glimpsed when he arrives in Daredevil- is one of his finest bits. As far as the storytelling is concerned, the writers adds enough characters to distract and distribute the storyline with gripping well constructed sequences to keep us tangled.

But, the real culprit is the screenplay and the conversation that comes off chalky or cheesy to breed out the sincerity of the emotions it goes through. Another signature of it, is how it weaves out brilliant eye popping culmination of characters on screen, but this is something that is usually seen in its initial stages, for the last act is often a mind numbing bloodbath. Addition to that, the supporting cast isn't convincing enough to push Bernthal for a better closure let alone support him.

Season 02

The respect earned by its first season by creating an eerie yet soothing bond between Bernthal and Ray Newman is shucked away with none whatsoever emotional string in this one. Plummeting down vigorously with its repetitive narration and questionable sequences, the lack of practicality in conversations results to be the stab at the back of the series.

One-Eyed Jacks

With banal sequences that raises questions more than it answers, this time even the action sequence is mind numbing and mostly irrelevant, dipped into blood and injuries neither did the characters nor did the audience deserve it.


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