Black Lightning

Black Lightning

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
In Season 3, Freeland has been plagued by government-sponsored experiments and drug trafficking that have created metahumans, while making Freeland a target of a dangerous foreign power, Markovia. Fortunately, the super-powered Pierce family – Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning, and his daughters Anissa, aka Thunder, and Jennifer, whose body generates electricity – are up to the challenge.
In Season 3, Freeland has been plagued by government-sponsored experiments and drug trafficking that have created metahumans, while making Freeland a target of a dangerous foreign power, Markovia. Fortunately, the super-powered Pierce family – Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning, and his daughters Anissa, aka Thunder, and Jennifer, whose body generates electricity – are up to the challenge.

Season 3 (16 episodes)

  • 1. The Book of Occupation: Chapter One: Birth of Blackbird

    Original air date: 10/07/2019 Runtime: 42:08 min.

    Original air date: 10/07/2019 Runtime: 42:08 min. In the season three premiere, we find Jefferson Pierce like never before – in the hands of the ASA with his wife Lynn, as Agent Odell (guest star BILL DUKE) tightens his grip on the Pierce family, leaving Jennifer abandoned and Freeland without Black Lightning and Thunder. But Anissa secretly defies Odell in her alter ego as Blackbird with the able tactical and technical support of Gambi.

  • 2. The Book of Occupation: Chapter Two: Maryam’s Tasbih

    Original air date: 10/14/2019 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 10/14/2019 Runtime: 42:19 min. With Freeland under full-blown occupation, the Pierce family gets pulled in different directions. Jefferson and Lynne find themselves at odds with each other, while Anissa rebels as Blackbird and Jennifer feels powerless, despite having powers.

  • 3. The Book of Occupation: Chapter Three: Agent Odell’s Pipe-Dream

    Original air date: 10/21/2019 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 10/21/2019 Runtime: 42:19 min. When Lynne learns that Jefferson brokered a deal with Agent Odell without consulting her first, it begins to put a strain on their relationship. Meanwhile, Anissa and Grace (recurring guest star CHANTAL THUY) have an emotional encounter.

  • 4. The Book of Occupation: Chapter Four: Lynn's Ouroboros

    Original air date: 10/28/2019 Runtime: 42:07 min.

    Original air date: 10/28/2019 Runtime: 42:07 min. Jefferson faces new challenges due to the shocking state of Freeland; and Lynn finds herself under intense pressure as she desperately tries to find a solution to the continuing crisis in Freeland. Meanwhile, Anissa continues her work at the clinic and Jennifer finds her confidence shaken.

  • 5. The Book of Occupation: Chapter Five: Requiem for Tavon

    Original air date: 11/11/2019 Runtime: 42:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/11/2019 Runtime: 42:24 min. Jefferson struggles with the effects on his family, leading to a decision with tragic consequences. Meanwhile, Anissa’s identity is threatened. Lastly, Agent Odell takes an important step toward winning over Jennifer.

  • 6. The Book of Resistance: Chapter One: Knocking On Heaven's Door

    Original air date: 11/18/2019 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/2019 Runtime: 42:15 min. Jefferson is torn between his loyalty to his family and his commitment to saving Freeland. Meanwhile, Anissa’s commitment to Grace (recurring guest star CHANTAL THUY) is deepening. Lastly, Jennifer makes an interesting discovery.

  • 7. The Book of Resistance: Chapter Two: Henderson's Opus

    Original air date: 11/25/2019 Runtime: 41:16 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/2019 Runtime: 41:16 min. Anissa and Jefferson have a heart-to-heart and she tells him she needs Black Lightning’s help in escorting meta refugees out of the perimeter. Meanwhile, Gambi implores Lynn to help get him access to the Pit. Lastly, Jennifer grows closer to Brandon (guest star JAHKING GUILLORY).

  • 8. The Book of Resistance: Chapter Three: The Battle of Franklin Terrace

    Original air date: 12/02/2019 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 12/02/2019 Runtime: 42:05 min. Black Lightning goes up against the ASA. Meanwhile, Tobias continues to manipulate Lynn.

  • 9. The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis

    Original air date: 12/09/2019 Runtime: 41:58 min.

    Original air date: 12/09/2019 Runtime: 41:58 min. The Pierce family fears for Jennifer’s life in the winter finale.

  • 10. The Book of Markovia: Chapter One: Blessings and Curses Reborn

    Original air date: 01/20/2020 Runtime: 40:12 min.

    Original air date: 01/20/2020 Runtime: 40:12 min. Jefferson navigates his new reality following the events of the Red Wave; Lynn's determination to save the meta kids deepens her troubles; Anissa/Blackbird faces new challenges; Jennifer's bond with Brandon begins to grow.

  • 11. The Book of Markovia: Chapter Two: Lynn's Addiction

    Original air date: 01/27/2020 Runtime: 42:21 min.

    Original air date: 01/27/2020 Runtime: 42:21 min. Jefferson, Anissa and Jennifer discover that the ASA is now hunting the entire Pierce family. Meanwhile, Lynn does the unthinkable.

  • 12. The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three

    Original air date: 02/03/2020 Runtime: 41:50 min.

    Original air date: 02/03/2020 Runtime: 41:50 min. Jefferson and Anissa join forces with the ASA to help one of their own. Meanwhile, Lynn is forced to continue battling her demons.

  • 13. The Book of Markovia: Chapter Four

    Original air date: 02/10/2020 Runtime: 42:18 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/2020 Runtime: 42:18 min. Black Lightning and his team descend upon Markovia on a mission to rescue Lynn who finds herself in even more trouble when she meets Gravedigger (recurring guest star WAYNE BRADY), a metahuman on the Markovian side.

  • 14. The Book of War: Chapter One: Homecoming

    Original air date: 02/24/2020 Runtime: 42:08 min.

    Original air date: 02/24/2020 Runtime: 42:08 min. As the battle continues, old alliances are revisited and new alliances forged.

  • 15. The Book of War: Chapter Two

    Original air date: 03/02/2020 Runtime: 41:37 min.

    Original air date: 03/02/2020 Runtime: 41:37 min. After learning that Gravedigger and the Markovians are coming to attack Freeland, the Pierce family prepares for war.

  • 16. Black Lightning: Season 3 Episode 16 The Book of War: Chapter Three: Liberation

    Original air date: 03/09/2020 Runtime: 42:27 min.

    Original air date: 03/09/2020 Runtime: 42:27 min. Black Lightning faces off against Gravedigger in the third season finale.