Black Lightning

10 Worst Episodes of Black Lightning

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.

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Black Lightning - S1E4

#1 - Black Jesus (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Black Lightning is recruited to rally against The 100 gang. Anissa investigates the new drug hitting the streets. Meanwhile, familiar faces begin to reappear.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 1730 votes.

Black Lightning - S1E5

#2 - And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light (Season 1 - Episode 5)


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 consequences. Lastly, Jennifer learns the importance of controlling her temper – in all situations.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 1590 votes.

Black Lightning - S3E6

#3 - The Book of Resistance: Chapter One: Knocking on Heaven's Door (Season 3 - Episode 6)

Jefferson, is torn between his loyalty to his family and his commitment to saving Freeland. Meanwhile, Anissa's commitment to Grace is deepening. Lastly, Jennifer makes an interesting discovery.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 437 votes.

Black Lightning - S2E5

#4 - The Book of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Jefferson and Anissa work together investigating the hometown of a creepy man at the clinic and make a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, with Syonide gone, Tobias puts an increasing amount of pressure on Khalil to help fill some of the void left in the organization.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 645 votes.

Black Lightning - S2E1

#5 - The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Jefferson Pierce and his family may have survived Tobias’s attack, but they’re not out of the woods yet. Concerned for the safety of Garfield’s students, the board considers a motion to shut down the school. Jennifer struggles with her powers and her actions have unforeseen repercussions. Meanwhile, Anissa finds a new way to give back to Freeland.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 887 votes.

Black Lightning - S3E11

#6 - The Book of Markovia: Chapter Two: Lynn's Addiction (Season 3 - Episode 11)


Jefferson, Anissa and Jennifer discover that the ASA is now hunting the entire Pierce family. Meanwhile, Lynn does the unthinkable.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 427 votes.

Black Lightning - S2E3

#7 - The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Jefferson is forced to watch as all his good work is undone before his eyes when his replacement arrives and begins implementing sweeping changes. Meanwhile, Anissa continues to play Robin Hood by stealing from one of the most powerful crime syndicates in Freeland.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 731 votes.

Black Lightning - S1E7

#8 - Equinox: The Book of Fate (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Black Lightning’s pursuit for Tobias continues. Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 1345 votes.

Black Lightning - S1E2

#9 - LaWanda: The Book of Hope (Season 1 - Episode 2)

As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning back? Lynn Stewart, noticing the changes in the community, is also left wondering. While Jefferson Pierce struggles with his decision, Gambi urges him to take up the mantle once more and return to life as Black Lightning. Anissa and Jennifer try to deal with the aftermath of their jolting experience.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 2074 votes.

Black Lightning - S1E3

#10 - LaWanda: The Book of Burial (Season 1 - Episode 3)


As Jefferson Pierce tries to determine if the community can survive without the help of Black Lightning, Anissa starts to come into her own. Meanwhile, Jefferson and Lynn try and figure out their new dynamic. Finally, Jennifer reveals to her parents that she has been grappling with something big.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 1828 votes.

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