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Defiance

Pilot, Part 1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 85 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In a future Earth largely devastated after lengthy war with alien invaders, Jeb Nolan and his adopted daughter Irisa live in the badlands, open areas that have no government. After an encounter with Spirit Riders, a roving motorcycle gang,...See moreIn a future Earth largely devastated after lengthy war with alien invaders, Jeb Nolan and his adopted daughter Irisa live in the badlands, open areas that have no government. After an encounter with Spirit Riders, a roving motorcycle gang, they find themselves in the city of Defiance, formerly St. Louis. They have been at peace now for 15 years and the new mayor, Amanda Rosewater, wants to keep it that way. There are tensions in the community however particularly between the McCawleys and the Tarrs. When one of the McCawleys is killed, Nolan offers his services, for a fee, to track the killer. It all leads to a plot to invade Defiance. Written by garykmcd See less
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Rockne S. O'Bannon (developed by) | Kevin Murphy (developed by) | Michael Taylor (developed by) | Clark Perry (staff writer)
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Edit Released
Updated Dec 23, 2012

Release date
Apr 15, 2013 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Grant Bowler
Joshua Nolan Joshua Nolan   See fewer
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Julie Benz
Amanda Rosewater Amanda Rosewater   See fewer
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Tony Curran
Datak Tarr Datak Tarr   See fewer
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Jaime Murray
Stahma Tarr Stahma Tarr   See fewer
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Graham Greene
Rafe McCawley Rafe McCawley   See fewer
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Mia Kirshner
Kenya Rosewater Kenya Rosewater   See fewer
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Peter MacNeill
Garret Clancy Garret Clancy   See fewer
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Dewshane Williams
Tommy LaSalle Tommy LaSalle   See fewer
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Trenna Keating
Doc Yewll Doc Yewll   See fewer
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Justin Rain
Quentin McCawley Quentin McCawley   See fewer
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Jesse Rath
Alak Tarr Alak Tarr   See fewer
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Nicole Muñoz
Christie McCawley Christie McCawley   See fewer
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Noah Dalton Danby
Sukar (as Noah Danby) Sukar (as Noah Danby)   See fewer
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Kaniehtiio Horn
Rynn (as Tiio Horn) Rynn (as Tiio Horn)   See fewer
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Carl Bauer
Rupert Rupert   See fewer
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Robert Clarke
Bandick Bandick   See fewer
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Elena V. Wolfe
Band Singer (as Ilena Wolfe) Band Singer (as Ilena Wolfe)   See fewer
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Tim Post
Fight Promoter Fight Promoter   See fewer
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Kevin Shand
Dog Walker Dog Walker   See fewer
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Rob Archer
Bio-man Bio-man   See fewer
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John David Edwards
Dad (as John Maillet) Dad (as John Maillet)   See fewer
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Wayne Curnew
McCawley Miner #5 (uncredited) McCawley Miner #5 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jamie Ingrassia
Elah Bandik's Daughter (uncredited) Elah Bandik's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timothy Ingrassia
Elah Bandik's Son (uncredited) Elah Bandik's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cassidy Marlene Jaggard
Nolan's Sister (uncredited) Nolan's Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Grant Lake
Human Night Porter (uncredited) Human Night Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven McCarthy
Mr. Birch (uncredited) Mr. Birch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonardo Montelongo
Dead Ark Hunter (uncredited) Dead Ark Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marty Moreau
Paul (uncredited) Paul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Igor Pecenjev
McCawley Miner (uncredited) McCawley Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deklon Roberts
Sentry (uncredited) Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Robino
Merrin (uncredited) Merrin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 946 votes