Watch: Black Lightning (VJ Shao Khan - VJ Translated) (Season 1, Episode 1 - The Resurrection)
The Plot: A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams
Director: Salim Akil
A former superhero with the power to control and harness lightning, Jefferson Pierce, otherwise known as Black Lightning, unrolls the secrets of his past to protect his city and his family. A glimmer of hope appears in the community that Black Lightning is back to combat the violence. Anissa starts to come into her own while Jefferson tries to decide if the community can survive without Black Lightning. Black Lightning is recruited to rally against The 100 gang. Anissa investigates the new drug hitting the streets. Meanwhile, familiar faces begin to reappear. 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. 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; Gambi asks Lynn for help. Black Lightning's pursuit of Tobias continues; Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal. 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. Following the latest killing, Black Lightning tries to clear his name as he hunts down the person responsible for his father's death, while tensions remain high between him and Gambi. After the latest killing, Black Lightning works to clear his name and hunt down those involved in the death of his father.