The Cape's worlds collide as Dana defends Marty after Fleming sets him up to the take the fall for corruption in Palm City.
Concerned about the protection of his gang's city territory, Scales makes a controversial pact with Fleming and plans to bring a dangerous villain, Razer (guest star Grant Bowler), to the city. Vince intercepts Razer's arrival, disguises himself as the villain and infiltrates the inner circle of Scales and his gang. Meanwhile, Fleming battles internally with his alter ego, Chess, and Orwell remains in a dreary state, hinting at an uncertain future.
Orphaned since birth, Conrad Chandler (guest star Glenn Fitzgerald), the heir of one of Palm City's founders, exacts revenge on the public and threatens to paralyze and control the city. The Cape and Max alert Marty of the impending danger to the city, which backfires on The Cape. Meanwhile, the Secretary of Prisons, Patrick Portman (guest star Richard Schiff), aids Orwell in her search for the lone heir. Orwell locates Conrad through Netta (guest star Illeana Douglas), his mysterious caretaker, but soon discovers his deeply disturbing past and finds herself in danger. Elsewhere, Dana becomes increasingly uncomfortable with her new social life.
Peter Fleming -- aka Chess -- and the ARK Corporation prepare to unveil a special device that may alter the fate of Palm City. Tracey Jerrod -- aka Dice (guest star Mena Suvari), -- a young savant and inspiration for the device, emerges and targets Chess to avenge her father's death. Realizing he must keep his enemy alive in order to fully destroy him, Vince -- aka The Cape -- suddenly finds himself defending his archnemesis. With the help of Rollo, Ruvi, Raia and Max, Vince attempts to master new skills and also tries to accept how his choices will affect his wife, Dana and son, Trip.
When Gregor Molotov (guest star Thomas Kretschmann), an old friend of Max Malini, comes to town in search of who is in possession of the cape, Vince must fight to save the people who took him in. Meanwhile, Dana is back to work in the public defender's office, where she encounters Palm City's corruption first hand. Peter Fleming and Marty Voyt continue their tireless pursuit to find out Orwell's true identity.
Fueled by a desire to reunite with his wife Dana (Jennifer Ferrin) and son Trip (Ryan Wynott), former police officer Vince Faraday (David Lyons) becomes "The Cape" -- his son's favorite comic book superhero -- and takes the law into his own hands to battle criminal forces that have overtaken Palm City. Faraday is joined by Max Malini (Keith David), the ringleader of a circus gang of bank robbers, who mentors Faraday and trains him to become "The Cape," as well as investigative blogger Orwell (Summer Glau) who wages war on crime and corruption in Palm City. Together, they must battle Ark corporation billionaire Peter Fleming (James Frain) -- The Cape's nemesis -- who moonlights as the twisted killer "Chess." Also starring are Vinnie Jones (as Scales), Martin Klebba (Rollo), Dorian Missick (Marty), Izabella Mike (Raia) and Anil Kumar (Ruvi).
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Police Chief Marty Voyt (Dorian Missick) lands behind bars, in the hands of ARK Corporation, fearing he may receive the same fate as Vince (David Lyons). Attempting to learn more about Vince?s dissapearance, Dana (Jennifer Ferrin) takes on Marty?s case, and the impervious ARK Corporation, only to discover secrets of betrayal. The Cape?s double identity becomes blurred when Max (Keith David) and the carnival of crime attempt to protect Dana, Marty and his family. Also starring James Frain (Peter), Summer Glau (Orwell), Ryan Wynott (Trip), Vinnie Jones (Scales) and Martin Klebba (Rollo).
A live orchestra brings The Cape to life!
At Comic Con, The Cape's Orwell and Max talk characters and comic books.
Production Designer Cece Destefano reveals some of the influences of The Cape's look.
Get an insider's tour of Palm City's seamy underside with production designer Cece Destefano.
At Comic Con, The Cape's creator and star explain what makes the show tick.
From the visionary team of Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun comes an imaginative adventure about a dad who would do anything to protect his family.
Production designer Cece Destefano reveals the inspirations and origins of Trolley Park's amusements.