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Preview and Recap: Black Lightning Season 4 Episode 3

Black Lightning Season 4 Episode 3

Here’s all the information you need to know about Black Lightning Season 4 Episode 3. The series is based on the DC Comics character Jefferson Pierce, Black Lightning. Salim Akil developed this show for the Fox channel, which later passed the series to The CW. The series follows the retired Black Lightning as he returns to his life as a superhero and fights crimes by being a vigilante. Additionally, he struggles to balance his superhero activity and family life. The first season premiered on 16 January 2018 and the previous season concluded on 9 March 2020. Currently, the fourth and final season of the series is ongoing and it premiered on 8 February 2021. The third episode will air on 22 February 2021.

The series stars Cress Williams as Black Lightning and the main protagonist of the series. We also see China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce, Jefferson’s daughter, and Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce, Jefferson’s elder daughter. The fourth season of the series continues to follow the exploits of Jefferson, who is now a high school counselor. He also fights against local corruption in his community of Freeland. Season 4 follows the events a year after the invasion of Markovians in Freeland.

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Season 4 Episode 2 Recap:

The title of the episode is “The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter Two: Unacceptable Losses”. The episode’s director is Billie Woodruff and the writer is Charles D. Holland. The episode aired last week on 15 February 2021. Here’s a quick recap of what happened in the episode.

The start of the episode features Lala taking a shot at Destiny, a newcomer, but fails.

Meanwhile, Tobias keeps injecting himself with the serum to remain young and strong. However, this time, he is doing it smoothly and he is even buying a property in Freeland and appears to be a legitimate businessman. Tobias is basically buying properties and doing nothing with them, only for creating chaos.

As Jefferson meets Tobias, the former hit him with a lightning stream and Tobias easily shrugs it off. Tobias says that he didn’t come for a fight and he only wants to say that he will be taking everything away from him.

Black Lightning Season 4 Episode 2 recap

Also, Jefferson is still refusing to be Black Lightning, even after seeing Freeland in chaos and ignoring Jennifer’s and Anissa’s training.

Moreover, Lynn tells Jefferson about injecting herself with meta-human DNA to protect the city. She even manages to stop Jennifer from getting shot. She flies away after seeing Jennifer getting hurt. However, after she leaves, Jennifer heals herself and her costume while she is in the air.

With all the disarray in the city and his life, Jefferson finds it hard to maintain the family dynamic. This is especially worrisome when Jennifer continues to spend her powers carelessly, even in the middle of deciding whether to pursue higher education or not.

By the end of the episode, she falls from the sky with a very elated look, making the viewers wonder whether she is becoming addicted to her powers or not.

Moreover, Lynn and Jefferson’s relationship is gradually declining, becoming even worse with their lack of communication. They’re not talking about their problems at all.

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What to Expect in the Upcoming Episode?

The title of the episode is “The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter Three”. The show’s creator, Salim Akil is the director of the episode, whereas Brusta Brown and John Mitchell Todd are the writers of this episode. Here are a few spoilers of the upcoming episode.

The episode will be full of emotional drama and it may prove to be the most important episode of the season. The final season seems to be going too fast and will show the ultimate journey of the hero.

Jefferson will continue with his struggles to find his younger self back. He finds it hard to become the hero he used to be, even after knowing that Freeland needs him to save them from the villains.

As Jefferson still mourns the death of his dear friend Bill Henderson, he will deal with the aftermath of his death. This will make him question his resolve and he will believe that he is no longer the man he used to be.


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