Black Lightning

Black Lightning (2018)

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama
  • Creator: Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil
  • First Air Date: 2018-01-16
  • Last Air Date: 2020-03-09
  • Total Seasons: 3
  • Total Episodes: 45
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 45 min.
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Television
  • Networks: The CW
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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.

  • Keywords: dc comics, superhero, based on graphic novel
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    Black Lightning Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2018-01-16
    13 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2018-10-09
    16 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2019-10-07
    16 Episodes

    Black Lightning Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Resurrection60 min
    Season 1Episode 2LaWanda: The Book of Hope60 min
    Season 1Episode 3LaWanda: The Book of Burial60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Black Jesus60 min
    Season 1Episode 5And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder60 min
    Season 1Episode 7Equinox: The Book of Fate60 min
    Season 1Episode 8The Book of Revelations60 min
    Season 1Episode 9The Book of Little Black Lies60 min
    Season 1Episode 10Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption60 min
    Season 1Episode 11Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion60 min
    Season 1Episode 12The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain60 min
    Season 1Episode 13Shadow of Death: The Book of War60 min
    Season 2Episode 1The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: The Rise of the Green Light Babies60 min
    Season 2Episode 2The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues60 min
    Season 2Episode 3The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry60 min
    Season 2Episode 4The Book of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak60 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Book of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem60 min
    Season 2Episode 6The Book of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi60 min
    Season 2Episode 7The Book of Blood: Chapter Three: The Sange60 min
    Season 2Episode 8The Book of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus60 min
    Season 2Episode 9The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi60 min
    Season 2Episode 10The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Three: Angelitos Negros60 min
    Season 2Episode 11The Book of Secrets: Chapter One: Prodigal Son60 min
    Season 2Episode 12The Book of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just and Unjust60 min
    Season 2Episode 13The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire60 min
    Season 2Episode 14The Book of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin60 min
    Season 2Episode 15The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter One: The Alpha60 min
    Season 2Episode 16The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega60 min
    Season 3Episode 1The Book of Occupation: Chapter One: Birth of Blackbird60 min
    Season 3Episode 2The Book of Occupation: Chapter Two: Maryam's Tasbih60 min
    Season 3Episode 3The Book of Occupation: Chapter Three: Agent Odell's Pipe-Dream60 min
    Season 3Episode 4The Book of Occupation: Chapter Four: Lynn's Ouroboros60 min
    Season 3Episode 5The Book of Occupation: Chapter Five: Requiem for Tavon60 min
    Season 3Episode 6The Book of Resistance: Chapter One: Knocking on Heaven's Door60 min
    Season 3Episode 7The Book of Resistance: Chapter Two: Henderson's Opus60 min
    Season 3Episode 8The Book of Resistance: Chapter Three: The Battle of Franklin Terrace60 min
    Season 3Episode 9The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis60 min
    Season 3Episode 10The Book of Markovia: Chapter One: Blessings and Curses Reborn60 min
    Season 3Episode 11The Book of Markovia: Chapter Two: Lynn's Addiction60 min
    Season 3Episode 12The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three: Motherless ID60 min
    Season 3Episode 13The Book of Markovia: Chapter Four: Grab the Strap60 min
    Season 3Episode 14The Book of War: Chapter One: Homecoming60 min
    Season 3Episode 15The Book of War: Chapter Two: Freedom Ain't Free60 min
    Season 3Episode 16The Book of War: Chapter Three: Liberation60 min
    • Cress Williams

      as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning
    • China Anne McClain

      as Jennifer Pierce
    • Christine Adams

      as Lynn Pierce
    • Nafessa Williams

      as Anissa Pierce / Thunder
    • Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III

      as Tobias Whale
    • Damon Gupton

      as Bill Henderson
    • James Remar

      as Peter Gambi
    • Jordan Calloway

      as Khalil Payne / Painkiller
    Crew Justin Echevarria Catering