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Defiance

IMDB Logo7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
  Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2013 - 20153 Seasons,Series EndedOn:  Tags:    

Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community where humans and intelligent extraterrestrial species coexist. The show follows Nolan, his adopted alien daughter Irisa, and the town's new mayor Amanda Rosewater.Defiance featuring Grant Bowler and Julie Benz has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 6 others. It's an action & adventure and drama show with 39 episodes over 3 seasons. Defiance is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (38,012 votes).

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38 episodes (97%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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39 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#421 Ranked TV Show

#8 Ranked in Robot TV

#88 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

#125 Ranked in Fantasy TV

Defiance has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (38,012 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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39 Total Episodes of Defiance Where to stream every episode from all 3 seasons of Defiance. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Apr 16, 2013
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Pilot Apr 16, 2013 Nolan and Irisa arrive in Defiance, where the town is soon divided over the death of Luke McCawley. But a bigger threat forces everyone together: An attack by the Volge.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Down In The Ground Where The Dead Men Go

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Apr 23, 2013
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Down In The Ground Where The Dead Men Go Apr 23, 2013 Rafe & Nolan search underground St. Louis while looking for an escaped convict. Meanwhile, a violent Castithan tradition causes clashes amongst the residents of Defiance.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Devil in the Dark

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Apr 30, 2013
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The Devil in the Dark Apr 30, 2013 While investigating vicious Hellbug attacks, Nolan & Irisa realize they are tied to Irathient spirit raiders that have come into town. Meanwhile, Irisa starts experiencing strange visions.

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Season 01, Episode 04 A Well Respected Man

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May 7, 2013
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A Well Respected Man May 7, 2013 Kenya is kidnapped. Rafe learns that Luke was involved in some mysterious goings-on at the mines and orders Quentin to get to the bottom of it.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Serpent's Egg

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May 14, 2013
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The Serpent's Egg May 14, 2013 Amanda and Nolan take a transport across the badlands to transport a prisoner and join forces with a band of outlaws. A visitor to Defiance must make Irisa confront her traumatic past.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Brothers in Arms

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May 21, 2013
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Brothers in Arms May 21, 2013 An old war buddy catches up with Nolan at the same time a Castithan criminal with a history of violence enters the picture.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Goodbye Blue Sky

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Jun 4, 2013
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Goodbye Blue Sky Jun 4, 2013 Interesting relationships develop when the residents of Defiance are forced to stay indoors as a threatening Razor Rain storm approaches. Meanwhile, visions lead Irisa to the Spirit Riders and Sukar, who has fallen under the influence of a strange and mysterious force.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 The Opposite of Hallelujah

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Jun 20, 2014
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The Opposite of Hallelujah Jun 20, 2014 Nolan's desperate search for Irisa yields vital information which takes him south; back in Defiance, the Earth Republic has installed Mayor Pottinger, a charming, calculating and ambitious man who takes control.

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Season 02, Episode 02 In My Secret Life

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Jun 27, 2014
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In My Secret Life Jun 27, 2014 Irisa returns to Defiance and is arrested; Mayor Pottinger offers Nolan her release in exchange for capturing those responsible for nearly killing him; Stahma plots to keep Datak behind bars.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Cord and the Ax

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Jul 4, 2014
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The Cord and the Ax Jul 4, 2014 Irisa's terrifying black-outs escalate, driving a wedge of secrecy between her and a worried Nolan. Meanwhile, the Tarr family business thrives under Stahma's self-appointed direction while an increasingly suspicious Datak remains in jail.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Beast of Burden

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Jul 11, 2014
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Beast of Burden Jul 11, 2014 After his caravan is viscously attacked in the badlands, a badly shaken Pottinger orders Nolan to hunt down and destroy those responsible. Nolan’s manhunt implicates one of Rafe’s miners causing tensions to explode.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Put The Damage On

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Jul 18, 2014
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Put The Damage On Jul 18, 2014 Amanda is terrorised by a stalker but the true reasons behind her frightening experiences have far reaching ramifications not only for her but for Pottinger and Doc Yewll as well.

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Season 02, Episode 06 This Woman's Work

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Jul 25, 2014
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This Woman's Work Jul 25, 2014 After an Arkfall crash, Pottinger recruits Nolan to lead their salvage mission but his secret agenda puts them in grave danger against an Alien race they’ve never encountered before.

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Season 02, Episode 07 If You Could See Her Through My Eyes

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Aug 1, 2014
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If You Could See Her Through My Eyes Aug 1, 2014 Datak is framed for a bizarre murder and turns to an unlikely ally for help; Irisa discovers more about her destiny after encountering a mysterious stranger.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 The World We Seize

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Jun 13, 2015
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The World We Seize Jun 13, 2015 Nolan and Irisa are mysteriously rescued from their underground confinement just in time to discover that enemy forces are marching on the town of Defiance, which has fallen on hard times following the collapse of the gulanite mines. Meanwhile, Datak, Stahma and Rafe run into deadly complications on their quest to reunite their family; and Alak comes to realize just how unstable her mother-in-law is during their journey through the woods.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Last Unicorns

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Jun 13, 2015
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The Last Unicorns Jun 13, 2015 T'evgin comes to Defiance seeking his daughter, who Nolan and Amanda offer to release in exchange for some gulanite; at the same time, Alak and Pilar head off alone to protect the baby; and Datak and Stahma are threatened into helping Gen. Tak's assault.

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Season 03, Episode 03 The Broken Bough

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Jun 20, 2015
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The Broken Bough Jun 20, 2015 Amanda negotiates with the Omec, a new alien race, for the future of Defiance; and the Tarrs return to find much changed and their loyalties tested between the humans, the Omec, and the Votanis Collective. Meanwhile, Nolan and Irisa encounter a survivor of Votanis Collective atrocities that can aid their first strike against Gen. Rahm Tak's oncoming army.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Dead Air

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Jun 27, 2015
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Dead Air Jun 27, 2015 Nolan and Amanda are captured while excavating a buried weapons cache; Berlin investigates a Votanis Collective bombing in the heart of Defiance and sees an opportunity to get revenge on Irisa; Stahma's clandestine relationship with the mysterious Omec leader T'evgin takes a turn.

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Season 03, Episode 05 History Rhymes

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Jul 4, 2015
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History Rhymes Jul 4, 2015 Amanda and Doc Yewll must enlist the Omec for help rescuing Nolan and Irisa, who have fallen into an unexpected and potentially fatal tour of their own past. Meanwhile, Datak and Stahma prepare a decisive move against Gen. Rahm Tak, leader of the Votanis Collective.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Where the Apples Fell

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Jul 11, 2015
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Where the Apples Fell Jul 11, 2015 Nolan and Berlin pursue the Tarrs after their connection to the Votanis Collective is exposed; at the same time, Alak comes to grips with his future as a father.

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Season 03, Episode 07 The Beauty of Our Weapons

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Jul 18, 2015
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The Beauty of Our Weapons Jul 18, 2015 A visiting arms dealer divides Amanda, Nolan, and Berlin. Nolan recruits a militia, but the people need convincing. Datak and Alak have a reckoning. Stahma's presence causes strife.

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