Black Lightning Recap: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

TVLine | 10/16/2018 | Tiffany Fletcher
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“Black Jesus Blues,” the second chapter of Black Lightning‘s new arc, has enough content to make the “Book of Consequences” a bestseller: a girl on the run, an unexpected houseguest, sister time, a reminder that dead men tell no tales, and a sad but hopeful transition.

Later in the episode, Gambi locates Wendy, and after she hurls Black Lightning against a car, he subdues her with a zap. He tell her he’s a friend who wants to help and gets her back to the lab where she returns to her pod.

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Remember Issa Williams, the boy killed by police who came back to life last week? Well, creepy ASA Agent Odell gives the “bodybag boy” to Lynn so he can be analyzed. Issa can’t be out on the street, and his family is scared of him, so Lynn becomes his caretaker. While he’s under observation, his girlfriend Tiffany comes to visit. After he looks at her, she has a sudden outburst expressing her fear and disgust with him. Lynn doesn’t have the heart to leave Issa alone, so she brings him to family dinner.

The other Pierces are shocked to see him in their home, but get more comfortable once they’re at the table — so comfortable that they start speaking their minds. Jefferson notices Issa’s glowing jugular vein, and the boy admits that when he looks at people it makes them tell the truth. The family quickly leaves the table before any more secrets spill out.

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Lynn puts Issa back under observation and gives him his lab results: He has the meta gene, but since it was formed artificially from Green Light, his cells won’t restabilize and will eventually break down. His only choices are death, or being contained in a pod. Lynn assures him that she’s working on a cure, but he...
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