The Punisher (2017–2019)
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As danger knocks on Sarah's door, Frank takes his quest for vengeance to the next level with some help from an unexpected ally.


Kevin Hooks


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




Episode cast overview:
Jon Bernthal ... Frank Castle / Punisher
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... David Lieberman / Micro
Ben Barnes ... Billy Russo
Amber Rose Revah ... Dinah Madani
Paul Schulze ... William Rawlins
Jaime Ray Newman ... Sarah Lieberman
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ... Marion James
Tony Plana ... Rafael Hernandez
Ripley Sobo ... Leo Lieberman
Kobi Frumer ... Zach Lieberman
Kelli Barrett ... Maria Castle
René Ifrah ... Officer Jack
Stacy-Ann Gooden Stacy-Ann Gooden ... News Anchor


As danger knocks on Sarah's door, Frank takes his quest for vengeance to the next level with some help from an unexpected ally.

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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?


In this episode we find out that Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio's character's first name is Marion. She previously played Marion Dubios (Maid Marion) in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in 1991. See more »


When Frank is shown loading one of his rifles the cartridges he loads in the magazine are clearly dummy rounds as they have spent primers. See more »


David Lieberman: You would rather be dead than feeling? Frank Castle, the Punisher, on a suicide mission because, what, he doesn't like when, uh, he gets his feelings hurt?
Frank Castle: Damn. I am not gonna miss the sound of your voice.
[Goes to leave, David stands in his way]
Frank Castle: What are you doing?
David Lieberman: That skull? That's a momento mori. It's Latin for "Remember, you will die." In Rome, victorious generals, they would return from war, and so they didn't get blinded by glory, they would have a slave behind them that would just say, ...
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Fated, Faithful, Fatal
by Marilyn Manson
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10 March 2018 | by evangrifSee all my reviews

I personally have loved this series but I don't understand all those people who think this isn't "Punisher enough". This episode is sure to change their minds. The action is exactly what you would expect and hope. This series is getting better!

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