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Old 10-09-18, 07:31 PM
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Black Lightning (The CW) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/9/18






TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

SEASON PREMIERE

BLACK LIGHTNING

"The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

ROBERT TOWNSEND, BILL DUKE AND ANGELA RYE GUEST STAR - Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and his family may have survived Tobias's (Marvin Jones III) 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, forcing Jefferson to go to Napier Frank (guest star Robert Townsend) to sway the vote. Jennifer (China Anne McClain) struggles with her powers and her actions have unforeseen repercussions. Meanwhile, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) finds a new way to give back to Freeland. Lastly, Lynn (Christine Adams) continues her quest much to the dismay of Agent Odell (guest star Bill Duke). Damon Gupton and James Remar also star. The episode was directed and written by Salim Akil (#201). Original airdate 10/9/2018.


Episode title is way too long.
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Old 10-10-18, 02:11 AM
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

This show is great. I don't see how the skinny chick died. Last season she had armor under her skin. And man harpoon scene was brutal.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

It had some good moments, but it wasn't my favorite BL episode.

I did like the scene where Bill figured out that Jefferson was Black Lightning. At least they don't treat him like he's stupid. Didn't really care for Anissa going on her Robin Hood robbery spree.

Loved the last scene with the mystery woman and Tobias Whale. Episode was sorely lacking Whale.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

Nice start to the season, kinda shaking things up.
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The season finale last year had a lot of disconnect for me. They had a huge trauma, killed a lot of people and then they show the whole happy family. It struck me as weird.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

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It had some good moments, but it wasn't my favorite BL episode.

I did like the scene where Bill figured out that Jefferson was Black Lightning. At least they don't treat him like he's stupid. Didn't really care for Anissa going on her Robin Hood robbery spree.

Loved the last scene with the mystery woman and Tobias Whale. Episode was sorely lacking Whale.
I may be confused. The woman who killed Syonide was the vice-principal, right? Was she also the same person who approached Gambi and is that the same person who fought with Tobias. (Yes, I'm definitely confused)
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

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I may be confused. The woman who killed Syonide was the vice-principal, right? Was she also the same person who approached Gambi and is that the same person who fought with Tobias. (Yes, I'm definitely confused)
Yeah you're right. I forgot about her. it was Kara Fowdy, Jefferson's Vice Principal.

http://blacklightning.wikia.com/wiki/Kara_Fowdy
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

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The season finale last year had a lot of disconnect for me. They had a huge trauma, killed a lot of people and then they show the whole happy family. It struck me as weird.
I think the premiere hinted at the fact that they're all hiding their trauma and that might not be the best idea in the world. Hopefully everyone, particularly the mom and youngest daughter will figure out how to deal with everything that's piled on their heads.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

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I think the premiere hinted at the fact that they're all hiding their trauma and that might not be the best idea in the world. Hopefully everyone, particularly the mom and youngest daughter will figure out how to deal with everything that's piled on their heads.
How old is Jennifer? 16 or 17? I don't remember exactly what happened, but I'm pretty sure Anissa killed a few people, and (maybe) Jennifer as well. I can't imagine how the family is OK after something that traumatizing.

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The scene with BL and Henderson was great. So was the second bedroom scene with Jeff and Lynn. The season is off to a good start.
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One of the better social commentary shows on TV- much better done than Supergirl's heavy handedness. I hope Batwoman is done as well.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E01) -- Season Premiere -- "The Book of Consequences..." - 10/

Eh I wasn't really impressed. It felt like one of those episodes that was dragging out plot points from the season finale for one more episode. I liked the scene with BL and the Chief Deputy, liked the harpoon scene and am still pissed they killed of Cyanide.

I don't know this show just doesn't grab me. I liked season 1 but I've never been excited to watch it each week it's just there for me. I still think the show would be stronger if it just mainly focused on BL and Gambi and less with the family stuff.
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Black Lightning (S2E02) -- "The Book of Consequences...Black Jesus Blues" -- 10/16/18







TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

BLACK LIGHTNING

"The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

STRUGGLES - Jefferson (Cress Williams) must break the news to his students and faculty that he is stepping down. Struggling with his new life as Painkiller, Kahlil (Jordan Calloway) pays a visit to Jennifer (China Anne McClain) in hopes of mending things. Meanwhile, Tobias (Marvin Jones III) continues to enact his plan. Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Damon Gupton, and James Remar also star. Oz Scott directed the episode written by Charles D. Holland (#202). Original airdate 10/16/2018.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E02) -- "The Book of Consequences...Black Jesus Blues" -- 10/1

Weekly topics for this show still.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E02) -- "The Book of Consequences...Black Jesus Blues" -- 10/1

BL: "What's next? Thunder on Instagram and Twitter?"

I guess Thunder is becoming a little full of herself now.

The singer Anissa flirted with is actually kind of cute.

It was nice to see BL and Thunder together again in costume.


Kind of a low key episode. It was more about Jefferson accepting that he won't be principal anymore.


and man Tobias is ruthless. Breaking the neck of a friend because he's a loose end.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E02) -- "The Book of Consequences...Black Jesus Blues" -- 10/1

It’s weird that Jefferson is still a teacher after he’s replaced as the principal. That just undermines the new guy.
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I have a feeling that Jefferson and the new principal will not see eye to eye and we'll get to see that play out. We'll have to wait and see if the writers make the new guy an actual villain.
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Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18








TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

BLACK LIGHTNING

"The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

CHANGES -Jefferson (Cress Williams) 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 (Nafessa Williams) continues to play Robin Hood by stealing from one of the most powerful crime syndicates in Freeland. China Anne McClain, Christine Adams, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton, Jordan Calloway and James Remar also star. Rose Troche directed the episode written by Jan Nash (#203). Original airdate 10/23/2018.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

Love the music in this show.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

Jefferson wearing a Superman shirt in a photo. Freeland exists on Earth 38?
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

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Love the music in this show.
From the very beginning this show has had an excellent selection of music. My thanks to them for picking the original songs and not going with cheaper covers.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

Tobias getting caught felt way too easy. I think we're going to see some kind of big breakout sequence in a follow up episode.

We do see some conflict with the Khalil character and his alter ego.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

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From the very beginning this show has had an excellent selection of music. My thanks to them for picking the original songs and not going with cheaper covers.


They used this Bobby Blue Bland song in the pilot. He's well known for his classic blues but this is one of my favorites. Whoever picks the music has excellent taste.
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Re: Black Lightning (S2E03) -- "The Book of Consequences...Master Lowry" -- 10/23/18

Liked this ep a bit more than the 1st two. I love the addition of Bill Duke, Robert Townsend, and Erika Alexander (a Meta!!).

Looking forward to how Lightning will be helped by Erik Alexander's character.
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Black Lightning (S2E04) -- "The Book of Consequences..Translucent Freak" -- 10/30/18






TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

BLACK LIGHTNING

"The Book of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

PRESSURE - Jefferson (Cress Williams) confronts Anissa (Nafessa Williams) about her reckless and irresponsible behavior leading to a fierce disagreement. China Anne McClain, Christine Adams, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton, Jordan Calloway and James Remar also star. Salli Richardson-Whitfield directed the episode written by Adam Giaudrone (#204). Original airdate 10/30/2018.
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