"Bottom of the World" is the tenth episode of season two of the science fiction television series Defiance and the twenty-third episode of the series overall (if one counts the two-part series pilot as two episodes). It was directed by Andy Wolk and written by Anupam Nigam. It first aired on Syfy on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 8:00 pm.

Synopsis Edit

Cast Edit

Principal Cast Edit

Guest Stars Edit

Co-Stars Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode had a viewership of 1.5 million people. It had a viewership of .5 million people within the 18-45 demographic.
  • This episode aired on the same night as "Doll Parts", which was broadcast following "Bottom of the World".
  • This is the first appearance of actress Linda Hamilton in the role of Pilar McCawley. Prior to this episode, it was believed that Pilar was dead.

Allusions Edit

  • Niles Pottinger is referred to as Harry Potter in this episode. Harry Potter is the main character from a series of children's novels written by British author J. K. Rowling beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and ending with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The books were adapted into a popular film series with actor Daniel Radcliffe playing the eponymous protagonist, Harry Potter.

Bloopers Edit

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Quotes Edit

  • Olfin Tennety: So, Amanda, how you dealing with the career change? Mayor to hooker, that's quite a fall.
  • Amanda Rosewater: Madame, actually. And I find the change invigorating.
  • Olfin Tennety: Yeah, but still. You want me to pull some strings, get you a job at my office? Maybe as a secretary?
  • Amanda Rosewater: Thank you. I already work with prostitutes.


  • Niles Pottinger: I know you have history with Amanda. I also know you're a liar and a thief, and were you slightly more intelligent, you'd be a mass murderer, too.


  • Stahma Tarr: You been with Alak's whore, Treasure Doll.
  • Datak Tarr: Treasure Doll, yes, Skinny, but enthusiastic. You should try her.
  • Stahma Tarr: I'd snap her like a twig.


See also Edit


The World of Defiance

Defiance miscellaneous

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