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Action, Drama, Science-Fiction

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Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

Season 1

Aired 6 months ago - Apr 17, 2018

The aftermath of the showdown with Black Lightning leaves everyone reeling. Meanwhile, Tobias gathers his forces.

Tobias returns to Freeland. He is tasked to capture – not kill – Black Lightning with the help of an unexpected source. After a battle of epic proportions, Anissa and Jennifer provide surprising aid.

Aired 6 months ago - Apr 03, 2018

As suspicions grow that Jefferson Pierce is Black Lightning, the ASA arranges to have him arrested. Lynn seeks help from Detecitve Henderson. Meanwhile, as Jefferson is in custody, Gambi and Anissa work together to show Black Lightning is still running around the streets of Freeland.

Aired 7 months ago - Mar 27, 2018

Black Lightning attempts to rescue several long-missing children reveals a secret he did not anticipate, and its resulting connections. Gambi struggles to stay strong while in a compromising position. Jefferson begins to view things differently.

Aired 7 months ago - Mar 20, 2018

In the aftermath of the latest killing, Black Lightning works to clear his name while also hunting down the person responsible for his father’s death, and anyone else involved. Tensions remain high between Black Lightning and Gambi.

Aired 7 months ago - Mar 13, 2018

Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear Black Lightning’s name. Jennifer begins interning for Lynn. Meanwhile, Gambi finds himself in a precarious situation.

Aired 7 months ago - Mar 06, 2018

Black Lightning’s pursuit for Tobias continues. Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal.

Aired 8 months ago - Feb 27, 2018

Jefferson is on the hunt for his father's killer, while Anissa uses her new powers to rectify a wrong after a protest fails. Jennifer grapples with some difficult choices. Elsewhere, Gambi begs for help from Lynn.

An unexpected phone call unearths the long-buried need for Jefferson to investigate the murder of his father. Meanwhile, Annisa wrestles with the fact that her actions have dire consequences. Lastly, Jennifer learns the importance of controlling her temper – in all situations.

Aired 8 months ago - Feb 06, 2018

Black Lightning is recruited to rally against The 100 gang. Anissa investigates the new drug hitting the streets. Meanwhile, familiar faces begin to reappear.

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- That bitch crazy, man. - Shh.
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It's like this city is under attack, and we're losing.
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'Cause I ain't in the best of moods, bruh.
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ever since Black Lightning returned to Freeland,
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and now people are beginning to feel like they've been deceived,
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You... You need to take Black Lightning out,
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- I promise. - Thank you.
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I'mma live it by any means necessary.
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So if you want the board to know something,
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You got jokes today.
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His spinal cord was nearly severed. Why get his hopes up?
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Did you personally see Black Lightning's body burn or not?
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I'm... I'm sorry. It died when I was visiting Khalil.
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- I don't wanna run track anymore. - What?
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I think Black Lightning's trying to do the right thing,
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I think you have to consider how hard it is for Black Lightning's family.
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Get out and do what?
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Makes it harder to beat your way up the food chain.
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I know your MO After I tell you what you wanna know,
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Re-up is every Thursday at noon.
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I don't want people to see me like this.
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You're my ride or die, right?
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I'm getting a feeling that this is already a done deal.
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You can always reject their offer.
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It's more like electric vision.
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where I need my parents to co-sign on everything I do.
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Hey, you're the bartender from the Ruby Red Lipstick Bar, aren't you?
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I don't know. It was close by.
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Grace, if I could make people who did bad things
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Local high school track star, Khalil Payne,
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and he has every reason to hate Black Lightning.
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but they're not gonna let you have both. So...
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Yeah, I know. I'm up to speed. Jennifer told me.
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but I didn't know who else to call.
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Aired 9 months ago - Jan 30, 2018

As Jefferson Pierce tries to determine if the community can survive without the help of Black Lightning, Anissa starts to come into her own. Meanwhile, Jefferson and Lynn try and figure out their new dynamic. Finally, Jennifer reveals to her parents that she has been grappling with something big.

Aired 9 months ago - Jan 23, 2018

As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning back? Lynn Stewart, noticing the changes in the community, is also left wondering. While Jefferson Pierce struggles with his decision, Gambi urges him to take up the mantle once more and return to life as Black Lightning. Anissa and Jennifer try to deal with the aftermath of their jolting experience. MORE -LESS

Aired 9 months ago - Jan 16, 2018

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of Anissa and Jennifer, and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe-haven for young people in a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero in his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning, but he left the Superhero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. MORE -LESS