She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (Season 1) Episode 8, Recap and Ending Explained: First thing first, Charlie Cox has finally made an appearance in the penultimate episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law which is by far the most eventful episode of the series yet. Unsurprisingly, he is the best thing about the episode as well as the show yet.

When Marvel formally announced Charlie Cox’s Daredevil as a part of the MCU the main concern was the tone of the Netflix series and the usual MCU were not at all the same. Marvel had the option to introduce Cox as a completely new version of the same character but given the standard, the Netflix show had already set that would have been a foolish move. Although the upcoming Daredevil: Born Again series is going to be a soft reboot, the basic essence of the character that was established by the Netflix series is probably going to remain the same.

The challenge for the writers of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law was to properly fit Matt Murdock in the universe as the same Matt Murdock we already know. Last year, Spiderman: No Way Home managed to do that with a strategically placed cameo but the Disney Plus series Hawkeye managed to make Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk, the arch nemesis of Matt/Daredevil a one-dimensional Buffon compared to his suave, sublime Netflix counterpart.

Considering all that, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law has done a fairly decent job with Daredevil while still keeping this She-Hulk’s show as Jen keeps mentioning several times.


The episode starts with the introduction of the new character Leap Frog aka Eugene Patilio, played by Brandon Stanley. With narrative intercuts it is established that Eugene is seeking legal help from Jen over a malfunction of his Superhero suit. But the trouble is his suit is made by Luke Jacobson (welcome back, Griffin Matthews), the same man who is responsible for all the good clothes of Jen and completely ending her wardrobe-related problem. Jen tries to persuade Holliway to take her off from the case but Holliway refuses as Eugene’s father is a big client of GLK&H.

Upon Holliway’s suggestion, Jen makes an attempt to meet Luke and reach an agreement but Luke gets really angry and flatly denies all the allegations against the suit he made for Eugene. He also tears up the dress he was making for Jennifer for the upcoming Lawyer award gala. This enrages Jen and she threatens to settle matters in court.

Things don’t go well for Jen at the court though as it is revealed that Luke has hired Matt Murdock, an attorney from NYC as his lawyer and Matt manages to win the case pretty easily by establishing the fact that the malfunctioning of the suit was Eugene’s fault as he used jet fuel in the suit which was something Luke specifically asked to not do.

As a peace offering, Matt buys a drink for Jen at the bar and the two seem to hit it off until both of them are cut short by phone calls at the same time. Upon receiving a call from Eugene asking for Jen’s help to fight someone who is attacking him wearing a devil costume, Jen soon reaches the location to fight this stranger wearing a red costume with a gold helmet which was shown at the end of episode 5; but she soon finds out that it is actually Matt. It is soon revealed that Matt is a superhero called Daredevil from Hell’s Kitchen, New York City and he is only attacking Eugene because as an act of revenge, Eugene has kidnapped Luke.

Realizing it is again Eugene’s fault, Jen decides to help Matt rescue Eugene. With the combination of both their powers, Matt and Jen find it pretty easy to beat Eugene’s goons and save Luke. This helps Jen mend her fences with Luke. Later that night she sleeps with Matt.

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(L-R): Charlie Cox as Daredevil/Matt Murdock and Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk/Jennifer “Jen” Walters in Marvel Studios’ She-Hulk: Attorney At Law, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. © 2022 MARVEL.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (Season 1) Episode 8 Ending, Explained:

Instead of ending the episode with Matt leaving, the episode takes us to the gala where Jen seems very happy to be around her parents while receiving the best female lawyer award along with several other women lawyers including Mallory (Renée Elise Goldsberry).

Her bliss soon turns into a nightmare when the big screen on the stage is suddenly hacked (by the Intelligencia) and Jen/She-Hulk is publicly slut-shamed and a video of Jen having sex starts to play. This infuriates Jen and she punches the screen while Mallory tries to stop her. The screen breaks and the audience runs in panic while Jen finds out so many red lasers are pointed at her thanks to her latest activity.

Now, one thing the show has managed to do here is setting up the stage for the grand finale next week. With the ending of this episode, it can be predicted that it is going to be She-Hulk versus Intelligencia next week and it can be presumed that with Jen’s latest antics the law and order are not going to be on her side.

But let’s back up for a moment.

There’s a point in this episode where Jen mentions a “Red Hulk” during one of her fourth-wall breaks. That might just be the foreshadowing of actually getting a Red Hulk in the next episode. Interestingly, in the comics Intelligencia is the group that is behind the creation of Red Hulk. It will be pretty exciting to see if the show indeed follows the comic and goes this way. With Red Hulk, Bruce Banner aka the Hulk’s appearance can also be predicted for the finale.

With the Intelligencia being the primary villain, the appearance of Titania is not likely but she might still appear to add further trouble for Jen. Tim Roth’s abomination might also appear to help Jen fight all the bad that there is.

Matt Murdock/Daredevil’s appearance is most likely going to be a one-episode thing but with the dynamics that have been established by this episode, he might just come to Jen’s aid next week.

We are going to find out everything next week, hopefully.

P.S: The mini-hallway fight scene when Matt goes to fight Eugene’s goons almost seems like a fitting tribute to the signature hallway fight scenes of Daredevil in the Netflix show. And the Daredevil theme faintly playing in the background brings tears to the eyes while inducing goosebumps.


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