Season One Episode Guide

Black Lightning (101) - Dark Matter of My Brain

The Resurrection

Episode #: 101
Air Date: 01.16.18
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Nine years after setting aside the mantle of an electricity-wielding vigilante, Jefferson Pierce struggles to keep his family together in a city that is coming apart. But when his youngest daughter Anissa is targeted by a powerful gang, Black Lightning may be forced to come out of retirement.
Black Lightning (102) - LaWanda: The Book of Hope

LaWanda: The Book of Hope

Episode #: 102
Air Date: 01.23.18

As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning back? 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 CW)

Lawanda: The Book of Burial

Episode #: 103
Air Date: 01.30.18

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 CW)

Black Jesus

Episode #: 104
Air Date: 02.06.18

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 CW)

And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light

Episode #: 105
Air Date: 02.13.18

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 CW)

Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder

Episode #: 106
Air Date: 02.27.18

Jefferson is on the hunt for his father's killer, while Anissa uses her new powers to rectify a wrong after a protest fails. Jennifer grapples with some difficult choices. Elsewhere, Gambi begs for help from Lynn. (The CW)

Equinox: The Book of Fate

Episode #: 107
Air Date: 03.06.18

Black Lightning's pursuit of Tobias continues. Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal. (The CW)

The Book of Revelations

Episode #: 108
Air Date: 03.13.18

Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear Black Lightning's name. Jennifer begins interning for Lynn. Meanwhile, Gambi finds himself in a precarious situation. (The CW)

The Book of Little Black Lies

Episode #: 109
Air Date: 03.20.18

In the aftermath of the latest killing, Black Lightning works to clear his name while also hunting down the person responsible for his father's death, and anyone else involved. Tensions remain high between Black Lightning and Gambi. (The CW)

Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption

Episode #: 110
Air Date: 03.27.18

Black Lightning attempts to rescue several long-missing children reveals a secret he did not anticipate, and its resulting connections. Gambi struggles to stay strong while in a compromising position. Jefferson begins to view things differently. (The CW)

Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion

Episode #: 111
Air Date: 04.03.18

As suspicions grow that Jefferson Pierce is Black Lightning, the ASA arranges to have him arrested. Lynn seeks help from Detecitve Henderson. Meanwhile, as Jefferson is in custody, Gambi and Anissa work together to show Black Lightning is still running around the streets of Freeland. (The CW)

The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain

Episode #: 112
Air Date: 04.10.18

Tobias returns to Freeland. He is tasked to capture - not kill - Black Lightning with the help of an unexpected source. After a battle of epic proportions, Anissa and Jennifer provide surprising aid. (The CW)

Shadow of Death: The Book of War

Episode #: 113
Air Date: 04.17.18

The aftermath of the showdown with Black Lightning leaves everyone reeling. Meanwhile, Tobias gathers his forces. (The CW)