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Black Lightning Visits the Boys & Girls Club in Austin

The first season of Black Lightning is done, and the writers should be starting up plans for season 2 — but that doesn’t mean the actors aren’t out there still being heroes. A new video shows Cress Williams, Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones III, Christina Adams, China Ann McClain, and Nafessa Williams visiting the Austin, Texas chapter […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 13 Recap: Shadow of Death

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1 finale, ‘Shadow of Death: The Book of War’. The season finale of Black Lightning is simple, straightforward, and shows us why this series is so damn good. Gambi (James Remar) has taken the injured Jefferson (Cress Williams) and the rest of the pierce family to […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Gambi Knows Tactics in This Season Finale Scene

Tomorrow night we get the first season finale of Black Lightning. The culmination of the 13-episode season from series creator Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil shows Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) in the woods where he was taken after being injured in the previous episode. With him are his ex-wife Lynn (Christine Adams), his daughters […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Extended Trailer for Season Finale

The CW has released an extended trailer for the Black Lightning season finale, which will air on Tuesday at 9 p.m. The series stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a retired superhero, high school principal, and father of two trying to do his best for the city of Freeland and reconnect with his ex-wife (Christine […]

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Black Lightning Season 1 Finale Synopsis: The Showdown

We have two episodes left in the first season of Black Lightning, and even with the news of the series being renewed for a second season, there are still a lot of questions about this one. We know that there is going to be a big showdown between Black Lightning (Cress Williams) and Tobias Whale […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Return of the Whale

We have only two more episode of Black Lightning left in this first season, and there are so many questions left unanswered. Things are only going to heat up as Tobias Whale (Marvin ‘Krondon” Jones III) returns to Freeland, and we all know that Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) wants to take him down… permanently. This […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 11 Recap – Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1 episode Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion. This episode picks up pretty quickly from the end of the last, wherein Martin Proctor (Gregg Henry) tells Kara Fowdy (Skye P. Marshall) that they believe Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is Black Lightning. She has a hard time believing […]


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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 10 Recap: Sins of the Father

This article contains spoilers for Black Lightning season 1 episode ‘Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption’. The episode starts with our new favorite reformed drug dealer Two-Bits (Jason Louder), who is now selling DVDs and baby clothes. He sees a a kid from Garfield High take some Green Light and suddenly start giving […]


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Black Lightning Season 1: Tobias Gets Help from an Unexpected Source

We are nine episodes into the first season of Black Lightning, and while the season is a short 13 episodes, they put so much into each episode it feels like more. We’ve already met and gotten to know Jefferson (Cress Williams), set up the street politics of Freeland, met Gambi (James Remar) and Henderson (Damon […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: The Book of Little Black Lies

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1 episode ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’. Tonight’s episode of Black Lightning took some interesting turns. It started off with following up on last week’s reveal of Jennifer (China Ann McClain) having powers. She’s upset so Anissa (Nafessa Williams) shows her she’s Thunder and reveals […]

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More Arrowverse Connections in Black Lightning

Ever since the producers of Black Lightning came out and said that the show was not set in the same universe as Arrow, The Flash, and the others they seem to have gone out of their way to make it part of the Arrowverse. They changed the city setting to the fiction city of Freeland, something […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Jefferson Finds a Secret He Didn’t Anticipate

The Flash may be going on hiatus, but Black Lightning is going strong with the story involving Gambi’s (James Remar) past and Alvin, Jefferson’s (Cress Williams) father. If the show continues on it’s current schedule, we should have new episodes straight through until April 17th, with the season finale airing the day after the return […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: The Book of Revelations

This article contains spoilers for Black Lightning season 1, episode 8, ‘The Book of Revelations’. This was a bit of a different episode for Black Lightning. Being framed for the murder of Lady Eve (Jill Scott) and the cops with a shoot-to-kill mindset, Jefferson (Cress Williams) decides to take Anissa (Nafessa Williams) with him as part […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Anissa and Jennifer Are on Very Different Paths

Earlier today we ran an article that showed a new promo trailer for Black Lightning, and it has a spoiler about Jennifer Pierce (China Ann McClain) and when she might follow her comic book counterpart and get super powers. Since the series showed us pretty early that Anissa (Nafessa Williams) was getting the powers and […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Big Time Spoilers in New Promo Trailer

It would seem kind of strange if a television series would just give away big upcoming moments in a trailer, but that is exactly what the CW has done with their new hit series Black Lightning. The series, based on the DC Comic Character created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, tells the story […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Equinox – The Book of Fate

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season one episode – Equinox: the Book of Fate. . . . . . Last night was was about the fallout from the week before. Everyone is at the tailor shop after Lynn (Christine Adams) was attacked and Jefferson (Cress Williams) ended up knocking out Anissa (Nafessa […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Cress Willaims Wants to Cross Over with Arrow

First, the producers of Black Lightning came out and said that the show is not in the Arrowverse. And then started slowly back away from that. Once set in Atlanta, the city changed to Freeland, a fictional name similar to Star City and Central City. It’s from Greg Berlanti, as all of the other Arrowverse […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: ‘Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder’

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1 episode ‘Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder’. There’s a lot of things going on in this episode, but we’ll start with Jennifer (China Ann McClain), who has mixed feelings about her relationship with Kahlil (Jordan Calloway). She wants to be there for him, but also […]