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Season 1  "The Resurrection"  1x1

Aired a month 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.

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I asked you a question.
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His oldest daughter, Anissa, is a medical school student,
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So why are your fast asses in the bathroom, half naked?
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Okay, come on, come on, hurry up.
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♪ They said that be difficult ♪
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with somebody I just met. Or ever.
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But protest The One Hundred and they will kill you.
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- Hi. - Hey.
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Don't do that.
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You ain't got to chase me down, Lala.
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I think your girl should start putting in some work
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I tried to do it the right way.
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You get your black ass on the ground.
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or end up in some motel room right now,
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I just won't tell you next time. How about that?
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who was probably hyped up on drugs.
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You wanted the evil that's out there to have something to fear.
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And the only loser in all of it is... me.
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I can't stay here with the girls and just watch you kill yourself.
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I think we've managed to calm ourselves down,
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This speaks to your character. No social media for a month."
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It is.
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I should go.
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Look, if Black Lightning is back,
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What are you doing?
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Do you realize almost all of these kids know someone in prison?
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or some guy in a weird Parliament-Funkadelic getup.
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and you know, I found you.
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Yeah, yeah. There are cameras all over this place.
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but also the entire school.
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When did you abandon your people?
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Garfield is a safe zone, right? He broke that.
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It's a pleasure to meet you, too.
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- Remember me? - I'm not afraid of The One Hundred.
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to say something heroically clever.
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