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Episode 27

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The Hunted
Air date August 4, 2017 (Netflix)
29 June 2019 (CHRGD)
Written by Joshua Hamilton
Directed by Eugene Lee
Episode Transcript

The Hunted is the third episode of the third season of Voltron: Legendary Defender. It was released on Netflix along with the rest of the season on August 4, 2017.


Keith's reckless choice leads the team into a dangerous situation, and Allura needs to channel one of the Paladins to get out of trouble.

Plot Summary

Keith, in burning pursuit of Lotor, is easily tricked into following the prince to a storm planet where their sensors malfunction. Keith's blind pursuit causes everyone to separate, but Allura syncs with the Blue Lion and outmaneuvers Lotor to escape and form Voltron. Keith, now focused on his new responsibilities as leader, allows Lotor to escape so as to regroup.

Featured Characters


"Seriously, does this thing have brakes?!"
    — Lance, still having trouble grasping the Red lion's speed

"We need to get out of here. We've been led into a trap. The tables have turned. He's flipped the script. The hunters have become the hunted!"
"Hunk, shouting taglines is getting us nowhere!"
    — Hunk and Lance


  • Last episode to feature Anika Noni Rose as the voice of Acxa. From the next episode onwards, Erica Luttrell voices her.


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