"The Opposite of Hallelujah"
The Opossite of Hallelujah
Episode Information
Season 2
Episode 1
Date aired June 19th, 2014
Ratings 2.01mil[1]
Writer(s) Kevin Murphy
Director Michael Nankin[2]
Guest stars Carl Bauer as Rupert Mirch
Marianthi Evans as Gail
Eric Woolfe as Varus Soleptor
Sam Earle as Hyatt Mirch
Noah Cappe as Blademaker Barth
Rebecca Wood as Fala
Lizz Alexander as Fishmonger
Alex Poch-Goldin as Dr. Otto Scheck
Miguel Anthony as Warder Gilson
Tim Post as Giemo
Chris Anton as Lobster Bib
Christian Bako as Leather Armor
Roman LeBeau as Large Marge
Recurring Rob Archer as Churchill
Michael Dyson as Skevur
Kevin Shand as Raiga
Monica Parker as Bailey
Katie Douglas as Young Irisa/Irzu
Previous "Everything Is Broken"
Next "In My Secret Life"

"The Opposite of Hallelujah" is the first episode of Season Two of Defiance and the 13th episode overall. It is scheduled to air on June 19th, 2014 on Syfy.


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Nolan goes out searching for Irisa, his daughter, and starts by looking towards old enemies.

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Season 2
Episodes "The Opposite of Hallelujah" • "In My Secret Life" • "The Cord and the Ax" • "Beasts of Burden" • "Putting the Damage On" • "This Woman's Work" • "If You Could See Her Through My Eyes" • "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" • "Painted From Memory" • "Bottom of the World" • "Doll Parts" • "All Things Must Pass" • "I Almost Prayed"
Stars Grant Bowler as Joshua NolanJulie Benz as Amanda RosewaterTony Curran as Datak TarrJaime Murray as Stahma TarrGraham Greene as Rafe McCawleyJim Murray as Niles Pottinger
Guests Rob Archer as ChurchillLinda Hamilton as Pilar McCawleyMichael Dyson as SkevurKevin Shand as RaigaKatie Douglas as Young Irisa/IrzuMonica Parker as Bailey
Recurring Dewshane Williams as Tommy LasalleJesse Rath as Alak TarrNicole Muñoz as Christie McCawley