Black Lightning - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Resurrection

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2018

The Resurrection

Jefferson Pierce is the principal of a successful high school... but nine years ago he was the masked vigilante Black Lightning until he promised to retire. Now the rise of The 100 in his city and their threats to his daughters means that Jefferson will have to break his promise and fight the crime in the streets.

LaWanda: The Book of Hope

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2018

LaWanda: The Book of Hope

After their abduction, Anissa seeks comfort in the arms of her lover while Jennifer starts drinking. Meanwhile, Jefferson realizes that he has to do more than just rescue his daughters if he wants to save his city, and Lynn fears that he's returning to his old ways.

LaWanda: The Book of Burial

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jan 30, 2018

LaWanda: The Book of Burial

Reverend Holt announces his intention to lead the people in a community street march. When Jeff and Gambi realize that Tobias plans to stop them--violently--they make plans to stop him. Meanwhile, Anissa meets a new woman, and Jennifer and Khalil plan to have sex.

Black Jesus

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2018

Black Jesus

After Lady Eve tells him to deal with Black Lightning, Tobias calls in his sister. Meanwhile, Jeff deals with the weight of the collateral damage caused by his vigilante activities and Anissa starts using her powers to do good.

Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2018

Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder

Despite his recent pains, Jeff sets out to bring down his father's killer. Meanwhile, Thunder intervenes when a protest goes wrong, and Jennifer has second thoughts about Khalil.

Equinox: The Book of Fate

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2018

Equinox: The Book of Fate

Tobias sets out to frame Black Lightning for Lady Eve's death and avoid the wrath of the Shadow Board. Meanwhile, Lynn accepts that Anissa is going to be a hero no matter what she says.

The Book of Revelations

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Mar 13, 2018

The Book of Revelations

Jeff trains Anissa in how to use her powers and become an effective vigilante. While they try to clear Black Lightning's name, Gambi meets with his old ASA boss and gets disturbing news. Meanwhile, Lynn learns that Alvin was doing a story on a vaccine tied to Green Light, and Jennifer realizes that she has superpowers.

The Book of Little Black Lies

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Mar 20, 2018

The Book of Little Black Lies

Anissa tells Jennifer the truth about their powers and where they come from, creating a rift between Jennifer and her parents. Meanwhile, Gambi breaks into the ASA building and discovers part of their plan, and Black Lighting and Thunder learn where there ASA is manufacturing Green Light.

Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2018

Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption

Martin and his men abduct Gambi and try to force him to reveal who Black Lightning is. Meanwhile, Lynn learns more about Jennifer's powers, and Jeff learns that the ASA is abducting teenagers again.

Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Apr 3, 2018

Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion

The ASA arrange for cops on their payroll to frame Jeff and arrest him so that the ASA can take him to a black site and determine if he's Black Lightning. Gambi and Anissa come up with a desperate plan to get Jeff free, while Bill starts asking questions.

The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2018

The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain

Tobias and Khalil return to Freeland, and Lala receives new orders from his master. Meanwhile, Lynn discusses the possibility of suppressing Jennifer's powers, and Black Lighting and Thunder continue the search for the missing kids.

Shadow of Death: The Book of War

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Apr 17, 2018

Shadow of Death: The Book of War

While in a coma, Jeff talks with his dead father. Meanwhile, Martin orders his tac team to move in on Gambi's cabin, and Tobias makes his move.

Season 2