The Punisher (2017–2019)
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Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.


Tom Shankland


Gerry Conway (based on the Marvel comics by), John Romita Sr. (based on the Marvel comics by) (as John Romita) | 5 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Bernthal ... Frank Castle / Punisher
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... David Lieberman / Micro
Amber Rose Revah ... Dinah Madani
Daniel Webber ... Lewis Walcott
Jason R. Moore ... Curtis Hoyle
Michael Nathanson ... Sam Stein
Shohreh Aghdashloo ... Farah Madani
C. Thomas Howell ... Carson Wolf
Delaney Williams ... O'Connor
Jordan Mahome ... Isaac
Kelli Barrett ... Maria Castle
Aidan Pierce Brennan ... Frank Castle Jr.
Nicolette Pierini ... Lisa Castle
Jon David Casey ... Mickey O'Hare
Christopher R Ellis ... Moose (as Christopher Ellis)


Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.

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Release Date:

17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


When Frank is seen lying on his bed reading 'The Crack-Up' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the camera shortly afterwards zooms in on the alarm clock - showing it's 03:00 AM. This is, besides the title of the episode, also a visual quote of the books " a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day". See more »


The rotating part of a cement truck (what the guys call a "mixer") can't be stopped for long while it still contains concrete, much less left stopped overnight, or the concrete will harden.

Also, humans float better in concrete than in water, because concrete is much denser. The stuff shown being poured is not concrete of course, it's much more liquid, like muddy water. See more »


References Cool Hand Luke (1967) See more »


Hell Broke Luce
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war is peace
18 November 2017 | by incrediblevampireprinceSee all my reviews

Jon Bernthal is the one . period :) incredible acting , definitely above daredevil's version of PUNISH-HER ( because IMDb would not allow to type in one word ) ( laughs) this episode is outstanding as pilot and excellent start to the series :) most gruesome marvel can get :) i hope he gets a standalone series of movies <3 it would be so cool to watch , yet 12 episodes to discover , i could only imagine it to be awesome :) its there in top 250 TV series , so yeah , need not say more :) 9/10 ( for this episode ) P.S DC FAN BOY IN MOVIE UNIVERSE, MARVEL FAN IN TV UNIVERSE. war is peace.

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