|"Blowin' Up the Spot"|
|Writer(s):||Aida Mashaka Croal|
|Original airdate:||September 30, 2015|
"Blowin' Up the Spot" is the eighth episode of season one of Luke Cage.
Mariah campaigns to turn the city and the police against Luke, and not even Misty or Claire may be able to save him.
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Theo Rossi as Hernan "Shades" Alvarez
- Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard
- Danny Johnson as Benjamin Donovan
- Karen Pittman as Priscilla Ridley
- Deborah Ayorinde as Candace Miller
- John Clarence Stewart as Alex
- Justin Swain as Bailey
- Jaiden Kaine as Zip
- Sean Ringgold as Sugar
- R. Marcos Taylor as Amos
- Robert Jimenez as Manny
- Tristan Laurence as Frank Rice
- Qurrat Ann Kadwani as Reporter #2
Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Cornell Stokes/Cottonmouth appears in archive footage.
- Benjamin Donovan appears.
- WHiH World News appears.
- A photo of Mabel Stokes appears.
- Joel Spurlock is mentioned.
- Rafael Scarfe is mentioned.
- Jessica Jones is mentioned.
- James Lucas is mentioned.
- Dana Stryker is mentioned.
- Reva Connors is mentioned.
- Genghis Connie's is mentioned.
- Seagate Prison is mentioned.
- The Destruction of Genghis Connie's is mentioned.
- The Duel of Delaney Hall is mentioned.
- "Blowin' Up the Spot" is a song from the album Hard To Earn of the hip-pop duo Gang Starr.
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