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* BadassAndBaby: Jefferson and the baby he rescues.


* InternalReveal: After last episode revealed to the audience that Gambi survived the assassination attempt, this episode has Jefferson find out as well.



* ShootingSuperman: The Sange aren't aware just how Black Lightning's powers work, so they don't know how less than useless zapping him with a bedspring is. Having been beaten before, Jefferson plays dead until he's safely recharged, thanks the goons holding him, and proceeds to wipe the floor with them.

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* ShootingSuperman: The Sange aren't aware just how Black Lightning's powers work, so they don't know how less than useless zapping him with a bedspring is.is, or that it's in fact making him stronger. Having been beaten before, Jefferson plays dead until he's safely recharged, thanks the goons holding him, and proceeds to wipe the floor with them.

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* ShootingSuperman: The Sange aren't aware just how Black Lightning's powers work, so they don't know how less than useless zapping him with a bedspring is. Having been beaten before, Jefferson plays dead until he's safely recharged, thanks the goons holding him, and proceeds to wipe the floor with them.


* SmugSnake: The Looker and the Sange are under the impression that Black Lightning's suit are the source of his powers and that electrocution will kill him. They are so very wrong on both accounts.

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* SmugSnake: The Looker and the Sange are under the impression that Black Lightning's suit are the source of his powers and that electrocution will kill him. They are so very wrong on both accounts.accounts.
* WrongGenreSavvy: ElectricTorture might work in a non-superhero setting, but as Jefferson himself points out, his powers don't come from his suit.

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* ClothesMakeTheSuperman: [[InvertedTrope Not in Jefferson's case]], much to the Sange's distress.

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* OffhandBackhand: Jefferson knocks out a Sange who tries to jump while when he rescues the baby, without even looking up.


* DoubleStandard: Defied. The Looker claims that she's a victim of this, as Jefferson can be openly proud of his black heritage while if she's proud of her heritage, she's deemed a racist. Jefferson snarks back that her idea of being proud of her heritage is killing black people and hanging them from trees.

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* DoubleStandard: Defied.{{Defied|Trope}}. The Looker claims that she's a victim of this, as Jefferson can be openly proud of his black heritage while if she's proud of her heritage, she's deemed a racist. Jefferson snarks back that her idea of being proud of her heritage is killing black people and hanging them from trees.


* DoubleStandard: Subverted. The Looker claims that she's a victim of this, as Jefferson can be openly proud of his black heritage while if she's proud of her heritage, she's deemed a racist. Jefferson snarks back that her idea of being proud of her heritage is killing black people and hanging them from trees.

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* DoubleStandard: Subverted.Defied. The Looker claims that she's a victim of this, as Jefferson can be openly proud of his black heritage while if she's proud of her heritage, she's deemed a racist. Jefferson snarks back that her idea of being proud of her heritage is killing black people and hanging them from trees.


* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's an unrepentant white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display ... and that's not evening getting into how she uses her powers to control the Sange like her slaves.

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* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, Lightning, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's an unrepentant white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display ... and that's not evening getting into how she uses her powers to control the Sange like her slaves.


* GoodIsNotSoft: Jefferson decides to hand the Looker over to the ASA, seeing as nobody else can contain her. When Anisssa points out that they will most likely experiment on her, Jefferson replies that it's ''her'' problem.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Jefferson decides to hand the Looker over to the ASA, seeing as nobody else can contain her. When Anisssa Anissa points out that they will most likely experiment on her, Jefferson replies that it's ''her'' problem.

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* AlienBlood: The Looker bleeds her element when Anissa accidentally impales her.


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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Without the Looker forcing them to fight for her, the Sange leave peacefully once they're freed.

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* BondVillainStupidity: Played with. The Looker doesn't bother to kill Jefferson herself, but she does leave her minions behind to MakeSureHesDead. Unfortunately, they're not very bright.
* DoubleStandard: Subverted. The Looker claims that she's a victim of this, as Jefferson can be openly proud of his black heritage while if she's proud of her heritage, she's deemed a racist. Jefferson snarks back that her idea of being proud of her heritage is killing black people and hanging them from trees.
* ElectricTorture: The Sange attempt this on Jefferson. For obvious reasons, it doesn't work.


* GoodIsNotSoft: Jefferson decides to hang the Looker over to the ASA, seeing as nobody else contain her. When Anisssa points out that they will most likely experiment on her, Jefferson replies that it's ''her'' problem.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Jefferson decides to hang hand the Looker over to the ASA, seeing as nobody else else can contain her. When Anisssa points out that they will most likely experiment on her, Jefferson replies that it's ''her'' problem.



* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's not so subtle white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display at all... and that's not evening getting int how she uses her powers to control the Sange like her slaves.

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* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's not so subtle an unrepentant white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display at all... display ... and that's not evening getting int into how she uses her powers to control the Sange like her slaves.


* GoodIsNotSoft: Jefferson decides to hang the Looker over to the ASA, seeing as nobody else contain her. When Anisssa points out that they will most likely experiment on her, Jefferson replies that it's ''her'' problem.



* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's not so subtle white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display at all.

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* NotSoDifferent: The Looker tries to claim this between her and Black Lighting, since they "look after their own". He shuts her down pretty quickly since she's not so subtle white supremacist, complete with Confederate Flag proudly on display at all.all... and that's not evening getting int how she uses her powers to control the Sange like her slaves.

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