- Original Title: Black Lightning
- Country: United States
- Channel: The CW
- Release Date: 2018
- Genres: ActionSci Fi
- Created by: Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil
- Cast: Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning, China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce, Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce, Christine Adams as Lynn Pierce, James Remar as Peter Gambi, Damon Gupton as Henderson, Marvin "Krondon" Jones III as Tobias Whale
- Language: English
- Runtime: 45 mins
The fantastic series Black Lightning Season 1 is based on the comic book of the same name, which is already 40 years old. Very few people remember such a hero as Black Lightning, the attention of the public was distracted by such people as Batman, Superman, Flash or Hulk. Lightning received such a nickname not because he is very fast, like Flash, but because of his unique ability to emit real lightning! The strength of the main character of the series is enclosed in electricity, which he transforms into controlled lightning. With their help the superhero fights with crime and keeps order in the city. However soon he is seriously injured, and his wife begins to worry about her husband’s life. She asks him to stop his heroic deeds, because in the family grows a daughter, who needs a living father. Black Lightning, who is also Jefferson Pierce in ordinary life, makes concessions for the sake his family and makes a promise to relatives that he will no longer fight with crime. Pierce begins to live as the ordinary person. He lives in a poor quarter and heads a local school.
However his ordinary life does not last long, because soon crime covers the city again. The main character faces the activity of the local gang, the indifference of authorities and greedy officials. Such events just force Jefferson Pierce to be engaged in the establishment of law and order by means of supernatural abilities of Black Lightning again. Soon it turns out that the girl also has a similar power, which makes the plot even more fascinating and unpredictable for the viewer. This time, the hero constructs for himself a special suit, which protects him from injuries and gives the appearance of a real superhero. These clothes allow to control accurately the emission of lightnings, which makes Black Lightning even more dangerous for the underworld. Watch the fantastic series Black Lightning Season 1 to learn who will win a hard fight: the forces of good or the numerous gangster group? About all this will tell the fascinating picture, the plot of which is filled with bright special effects and unexpected events.