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Black Lightning 

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A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.

Creator:

Salim Akil
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Season 4 Premiere


Monday, February 8, 2021

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Most Recent Episode


Monday, March 9

Black Lightning faces off against Gravedigger.


Previous Episode


Monday, March 2

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4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2021   2020   2019   2018   2017   Unknown  
1 win & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
China Anne McClain ...  Jennifer Pierce / ... 46 episodes, 2018-2021
Nafessa Williams ...  Anissa Pierce / ... 46 episodes, 2018-2021
Cress Williams ...  Jefferson Pierce / ... 45 episodes, 2018-2020
Christine Adams ...  Lynn Pierce / ... 45 episodes, 2018-2020
Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III ...  Tobias Whale 45 episodes, 2018-2020
Damon Gupton ...  Bill Henderson 45 episodes, 2018-2020
James Remar ...  Peter Gambi 45 episodes, 2018-2020
Jordan Calloway ...  Khalil Payne / ... 38 episodes, 2018-2020
Chantal Thuy ...  Grace Choi 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Bill Duke ...  Agent Percy Odell 20 episodes, 2018-2020
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Storyline

Jefferson Pierce has made his choice. He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend: Black Lightning.

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Taglines:

Justice walks like thunder, strikes like lightning, and runs in the family. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Masters Of Disaster originated in the comics as foes of The Outsiders, which Black Lightning was a member of. The group seen on the show differs in several ways from the original comics characters however. Windfall/Wendy was a blonde haired, blue eyed Caucasian, and Heatstroke in the comics was female and lovers with Coldnap. In addition Windfall and New Wave in the comics were sisters. See more »

Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros and DC Comics logos are charged with lightning. See more »

User Reviews

 
Black Dynamite without the irony
21 March 2018 | by paulflanagan24See all my reviews

Genuinely so bad that I can't stop watching it. All the cliches of blacksploitation era productions like Shaft that were satirised in Black Dynamite are back here as if it's something novel. It's actually shamefully addictive and has an evil albino villain who belongs in an Austin Powers movie. Watch it- it's so terrible you won't be able to look away!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Lightning See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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