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Black Lightning

Action (Genre) / Sci-Fi (Genre) / Adventure (Genre) Rated: TV-14 Creators: Mara Brock Akil / Salim Akil Composers: Kurt Farquhar
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Episode Guide

  • Season:
  • 1

Next Up Tuesday, Apr 10 2018 at 9pm on The CW

  • S1.E12
  • The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain
  • 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.

Most Recent Tuesday, Apr 3 2018 at 9pm on The CW

  • S1.E11
  • Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion
  • As suspicions grow that Jefferson Pierce is Black Lightning, the ASA arranges to have him arrested. Lynn seeks help from Detective Henderson. Meanwhile, as Jefferson is in custody, Gambi and Anissa work together to show Black Lightning is still ru...

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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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