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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of War: Chapter Three: Liberation”

By | Mar 10, 2020 | Television

The Markovians are attacking Freeland, and the ASA are more concerned with eliminating loose ends – like Lynn and Dr. Jace – than the threat itself, leaving Black Lightning and friends alone to stop Gravedigger from reaching the Pit. Let’s pick up the pieces from Black Lightning‘s third season finale: 1. Baby Lightning During their […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of War: Chapter Two: Freedom Ain’t Free”

By | Mar 3, 2020 | Television

On Black Lightning season 3’s penultimate episode, Jefferson was plotting out the best response to Gravedigger’s arrival in Freeland, but Jennifer was none-too-pleased about her designated role as back-up. Meanwhile, Lynn discovered Jefferson’s big connection to Gravedigger, and Anissa and Grace decided to take the next big step in their relationship. 1. Gravedigger’s Sensitive Soul […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of War: Chapter One: Homecoming”

By | Feb 25, 2020 | Television

After their humiliating defeat in the last episode, the Markovians began encircling Freeland on this week’s Black Lightning, and everyone’s seeking closure – Lynn asked her family to help her end her addiction; Odell agreed to Jefferson and Gray’s bargain; Brandon confronted Jace; Gambi settled his score with Lady Eve; and Khalil confronted his evil […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Markovia: Chapter Four: Grab the Strap”

By | Feb 11, 2020 | Television

This week’s Black Lightning brought “The Book of Markovia” to a thrilling close, as Black Lightning and friends entered the Markovian base to retrieve Lynn and Tobias Whale. 1. It’s a Silly Name The episode opens with Jefferson reminiscing and reflecting with Gambi on his life up until this point, and revealing he never liked […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Markovia: Chapter Two: Lynn’s Addiction”

By | Jan 28, 2020 | Television

This week on Black Lightning, Jefferson discovered the extent Odell had manipulated Jennifer, and finally sought to get rid of him by kidnapping him and making a hologram copy that would order the ASA to abandon Freeland. Meanwhile, Lynn and Grayle decided to break Whale out of jail, and Lala discovered he’s not the only […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Markovia: Chapter One: Blessings and Curses Reborn”

By | Jan 21, 2020 | Television

Black Lightning returns after finally being pulled into the wider DC Universe during “Crisis on Infinite Earths” (where the old man finally seemed to be having some fun), so is it back to the daily grind after that Christmas party? Or does being folded into the Beeboverse finally bring some sunshine to Freeland? 1. The […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis”

By | Dec 10, 2019 | Television

Last week, I commented I didn’t expect “Crisis on Infinite Earths” to be acknowledged by Black Lightning despite Jefferson’s presence in the crossover. Boy am I glad to be wrong: it was all over this episode, using it to bring Jennifer back into the spotlight, as the antimatter wave consuming the multiverse caused her to […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Resistance: Chapter Three: The Battle of Franklin Terrace”

By | Dec 3, 2019 | Television

This week on Black Lightning, Jefferson continued rising up against the ASA, defying Commander Williams’s attempt to seize the elderly Mrs. Shepard’s apartment building. Meanwhile, Gambi and Anissa worked to send a message to the world outside Freeland exposing what the ASA was doing, Jennifer and Brandon continued getting to know each other, and Lynn […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Resistance: Chapter Two: Henderson’s Opus”

By | Nov 26, 2019 | Television

This week on Black Lightning, Jefferson clashed with both the ASA, and the Freeland resistance, who deemed his tactics insufficiently violent. Meanwhile, Anissa decided to get Grace out of the city; Lynn and Gambi confirmed the truth about Khalil; and Jen continued getting to know Brandon. 1. “Eddie Munster” With Odell in hospital after being […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Resistance: Chapter One: Knocking on Heaven’s Door”

By | Nov 19, 2019 | Television

Black Lightning season 3 kicked off its second arc with Jefferson’s relationship with the ASA and Lynn becoming seriously strained; Anissa becoming seriously ill with Painkiller’s poison still coursing through her veins; and the Markovians infiltrating their way through to the ASA’s base in the 100 Club. 1. Anissa Doesn’t Feel So Good Anissa begins […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Occupation: Chapter Five: Requiem for Tavon”

By | Nov 12, 2019 | Television

On this week’s Black Lightning, a manhunt was on for Blackbird after she helped break out several prisoners two weeks ago, including Garfield student Tavon Singley. With his parents worried sick over his disappearance, Jefferson asks Anissa to bring him back from the Perdi farm – with disastrous results. 1. It’s in the Title The […]

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