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Black Lightning: Season 2 (2018-2019)

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Critic Consensus: Faced with the responsibility of aiding Freeland through trying times, the Pierce family takes Black Lightning back by storm.

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Season 2 of this TV series opens in the aftermath of Jefferson (Cress Williams) and his family surviving Tobias' (Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III) attack. Garfield High is shut down after the assault, however, and Jefferson realizes that his best option is to resign as principal of the school and, as a result, is now just a teacher. Meanwhile, Tobias begins to hatch a new plan against Jefferson. Plus, Kahlil (Jordan Calloway) is having difficulties adjusting to his life as Painkiller and attempts to make amends with Jennifer (China Anne McClain).

Cast

Cress Williams
as Jefferson Pierce
Christine Adams
as Lynn Stewart
Nafessa Williams
as Anissa Pierce
China Anne McClain
as Jennifer Pierce
James Remar
as Peter Gambi
Damon Gupton
as Henderson
Marvin Jones III
as Tobias Whale
Robert Townsend
as Napier Frank
Bill Duke
as Agent Odell
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Critic Reviews for Black Lightning: Season 2

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

The Akils pushed the boundaries of superhero network television.

February 22, 2019 | Full Review…

It's probably going down as one of my favorites in the series, if for no other reason than it's incredibly well balanced for all three Pierce women.

October 25, 2018 | Full Review…

The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry, brings a little more superhero action to the forefront. This season hasn't been boring in any way, but it is a bit of a relief to see the main man back in action.

October 25, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Few shows -- network or otherwise -- make me feel as much as Black Lightning does, and this was particularly true in the final scene of tonight's episode.

October 17, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Oh man, I missed this show. The music, the portrayal of Black families and our communities is so spot on - it's not only fun, but poignant, as well. Sure, it's the CW, so expect some cheese, but all in all, Black Lightning is the sleeper superhero hit.

October 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Black Lightning continues to be an engaging character-led series. There are a few storylines introduced, but the mystery briefcase seems to be the MacGuffin that will propel this season forward.

October 10, 2018 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

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