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Black Lightning 

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A retired superhero becomes a vigilante for justice.
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Jefferson hunts down his father's killer; Anissa uses her new powers to right a wrong after a failed protest; Jennifer wrestles with difficult choices; Gambon asks Lynn for help.


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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 ...


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 Deputy Chief Cayman 6 episodes, 2018
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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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He chose family... every choice has a cost. See more »

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James Remar starred in another DC comics television franchise: Gotham (2014). See more »

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

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This should have been a parody.
15 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

This show is utter garbage, save yourself the time you will never get back. This should have been called Heroes In The Hood, SMH!


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