Action, Drama, Science Fiction
In the near future, planet Earth is permanently altered following the sudden—and tumultuous—arrival of seven unique alien races. In the boom-town of Defiance, the newly-formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully.
Aired 8 years ago - Jul 08, 2013
The citizens of Defiance prepare to cast their votes for mayor; Nolan’s past violently rears its head; Irisa must decide whether or not to embrace her destiny.
Aired 8 years ago - Jul 01, 2013
Amanda’s mayoral campaign is threatened when Nolan is involved in an accident on the eve of the election, prompting the town to question Amanda’s decision to appoint him as Lawkeeper.
Aired 8 years ago - Jun 24, 2013
The town of Defiance is shocked when the remains of a leading businessman who went missing almost six years ago, are discovered hidden in the walls of the NeedWant.
Aired 8 years ago - Jun 17, 2013
A deadly plague threatens the town; racial tensions rise when the Irathients, who are immune to the virus, are quarantined.
Aired 8 years ago - Jun 10, 2013
Following the big storm, Nolan and Tommy find an American astronaut who has been in an induced sleep for the past several decades.
who has made the long trip from New York
But I tell you something,
I never met a show-off
Now, you could help me accomplish that.
You had a good week.
- My name is Thesho Zajino.
- I've been trying to tell him.
Alak has proven a worthy leader.
You got it?
- My feet are tired.
- Piss off.
Look, you said I'd have
my devil in two days.
Out of respect for your
service to my father.
At least with the E-Rep, we're
getting paid what we're worth.
We're up 2% month-to-month.
And you wanna stop bathing by yourself?
Losing this town would be
catastrophic for the Earth Republic.
and yet, I allow you to roam free,
Besides, short and sassy
for those hot summer months.
Sounds like post-traumatic stress disorder.
Those kids were begging for trouble.
I would have stopped you from overreacting.
that it would serve his best interest
and I am left to open
the airlock door myself.
Look, this is quality merchandise...
♪ no sin I haven't tried ♪
Aired 8 years ago - Jun 03, 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.
Alak, it's Mayor Rosewater.
It's just some stupid
old custom from the home world.
Oh, no. I hailed the Sensoth garage.
Making love to one of you
is enormously complicated.
We have a saying, "Seeming is being."
You have my word.
of his body to nature.
How about you're the one
who talks to my parents,
to break into your house.
and you killed him.
Can you dare to believe
that you were chosen,
recorded in Las Vegas
long before it became a prison.
Grab the oxygen,
squeeze every five seconds.
- Taking a souvenir?
- Oh, this. Yes.
You know, Rafe,
I believed that you had killed him.
Is it strong enough to contact
an Ark fragment in orbit?
That one was a warning.
The next one goes through your head.
and construct the device
that saved the town.
Aired 9 years ago - May 20, 2013
An old war buddy catches up with Nolan at the same time a Castithan criminal with a history of violence enters the picture.
You look like shtako.
But I didn't lie. The man is a pyro.
Hey, you stole Varus' Libera Nova gem.
I have been scavenging,
and I've got nothing to show for it.
an old war buddy of mine.
Eddie, this is Kenya.
Rights that we could never afford
without this leverage.
- I admire that. I do, but...
- I'm just asking that you think about it.
Luke was pretty on the eyes,
but you're the smart one, Quentin.
Just don't pull the rip cord before you jump.
It creeps me out waking up
to your ugly butt asleep on my floor.
Good, and when we get him, he's mine.
- Kazha, could you give us a moment?
Madis put six of my citizens in the hospital.
In exchange, I give you Pol Madis.
and every month,
you send off your bundle of scrip to Brazil,
Hold on to it.
She cut me loose.
- Mind if we take a look?
- No, please.
I'm gonna head upstairs,
give her something to hang her towel on.
Earth Rep is gonna be here any minute.
You'll never get him back to Defiance.
- You calm down.
You see, that's where you're wrong.
Come on, kill me like you did Pol Madis!
You're good at it, No-Man!
You are way out of your jurisdiction, lawman!
This is murder
Aired 9 years ago - May 13, 2013
Irisa faces a threat from her past while Nolan and Amanda lead an expedition outside of Defiance.
Aired 9 years ago - May 06, 2013
Kenya is kidnapped, while Rafe moves a step closer to learning the truth about his son's death.
Aired 9 years ago - Apr 29, 2013
Irisa is forced to confront a disturbing power; at the same time, Defiance is invaded by a swarm of menacing Hellbugs.
He's blind to this town.
Marrow's been sucked clean.
That may not be for long.
The rest of them turn docile,
stop hunting and killing. Eventually...
- You know they're not real.
- I know.
But first we need to secure his marriage,
Where is he?
- Hold still, everyone.
Well, let's wait till they go after your son.
and we all surfed the Internet together,
looking for a chain of title.
You see her.
we need to find her
before anybody else gets hurt.
I told you, we're not selling.
Now, these visions of yours,
if they are somehow connected to...
The plan is we set those thermobaric charges
Circuit's fried, but I think I could rewire it.
You and your useless gods.
- Kill it!
- Got it.
Defiance takes its first steps
towards righting an old wrong
So the gods touched her,
Aired 9 years ago - Apr 22, 2013
Nolan and Datak clash over an ancient ritual, while the hunt for a killer is on.
Do you intend to dismantle
So they wrote mandatory vaccinations
into the town charter.
(HOLY MAN CHANTING IN CASTITHAN)
Well, I want you to call off this wedding
and come home.
When the alien terraformers went crazy,
most American cities were obliterated.
not to mention razor-sharp rocks
and steep dropoffs.
No matter what, you've gotta make sure
that he doesn't kill Ben.
And you are to stay far, far away
from Elah Bandik.
The humans find this sort of thing unseemly.
now that I'm standing on top
pissing on those below!
You got a fix on that gulanite he's carrying?
And now that I'm retired,
And they build their lives around
Now, I think we're building a bigger identity
He's underground and on his way.
We need to leave town now.
I just ran out of time, that's all.
Yeah. I gotta admit, though, it's all a bit hazy.
My family made dog food.
Well, I shot terraformed landscapes
for a while, but gave it up.
That is what you humans say, yes?
Not very handsome,
He challenged Datak
to a Castithan blood duel.
You want to avenge Luke, I get it.
I've decided to pardon Elah Bandik
of all violations of Castithan law.
I'm sure of that.
Aired 9 years ago - Apr 15, 2013
The arrival of the mysterious Nolan and his charge Irisa to the town of Defiance marks a threat to the fragile peace that exists between the residents in the premiere of this futuristic drama, which is set in the year 2046, more than 30 years following a war between humans and aliens that left Earth forever changed.