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On this week's installment...

- Pete takes on the case of “Black Betty.” She is accused of killing her boyfriend and stealing his silver.

- Nick doesn’t want to take on the case but goes along with Pete anyway.

- Unfortunately, Betty is being tried at the same time as her “boy toy” accomplice. Nick and Pete don’t want to work with the other lawyer because he is incompetent.

- Nick and Pete devise a way for the other lawyer to create a mistrial, despite DA Cole’s protests.

- Cole argues that Betty stole the money and Nick explains the money was hers.

- Betty’s lover testifies against her, even though she though that he wouldn’t lie.

- Nick brings in the sofa to reveal that the boyfriend, after taking a multitude of drugs, suffocated himself after he fell asleep.

- Betty is found not guilty of murder and theft. However she is convicted of petty larceny.

- Betty gives the lawyers Liberace’s piano and the two fight over it before Nick sits down and sings.

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@ Bill: Betty was played by Lana Parrilla. She's been in shows like Lost and 24. @ John: The song is called "Sending Me Angels" and was sung by Delbert McClinton, John Oates, and Kathy Mattea. It was written by Frankie Miller and Jerry Lynn William.


Who was the group that sang he keeps sending me angles.


Who played thje part of "Black Betty"? Thanks

The Defenders Season 1 Episode 7 Quotes

Step away from the baby grand, baby.


Nick: We're not taking this case.
Pete: We just did.
Nick: We're not taking this case.
Pete: We just did.
Nick: Well then I invoke my power to veto.
Pete: Oh, ok, well according to Morelli/Kaczmerek rules, we're each allowed 5 vetoes per year and you my friend, have already used up your 5, plus 2 I gave you gratis.
Nick: I don't care.