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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, Feb 13 2018 at 9pm on The CW

  • S1.E5
  • And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light
  • 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.

Most Recent Tuesday, Feb 6 2018 at 9pm on The CW

  • S1.E4
  • Black Jesus
  • 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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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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