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Recap / Black Lightning 2018 S 2 E 15 The Alpha

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Black Lightning and Gambi put their search for Tobias into high gear, as Jefferson tries to curb Jennifer's desire for revenge. Meanwhile Tobias slowly begins to release the pods for his metahuman army.


  • Break the Haughty: Dr. Jace admits her stint in prison was this for her.
  • Cliffhanger: The episode ends with Jennifer's powers overloading and her lying unconscious on the road.
  • The Determinator: Lala takes several throwing knives to the chest from Cutter, then just gets up and keeps on coming. Cutter realizes it's time to cut and run.
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  • Eureka Moment: Anissa realizes that Grace and the old man were the same, since their eyes changed color.
  • Mama Bear: Lynn explodes at Agent Odell in this episode, making it very clear that Wendy needs therapy and a chance to have a normal life before she'll let him turn her into an ASA asset.
  • Not So Stoic: Dr. Jace is genuinely disturbed by Tobias's cavalier attitude towards his metas — including nearly losing one in a pointless battle with Black Lightning and Thunder and then punching the glass of a pod showing she's not as detached as she's previously been.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Dr. Jace urges Tobias to call Joe back when both Black Lightning and Thunder confront him, reminding Tobias that he can't sell Joe if he's dead.
  • Reality Ensues: Jennifer steals her half-finished suit to confront Tobias. Her powers overload and he escapes.
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  • Villainous Breakdown: Tobias has one when Black Lightning and Thunder show up interfering with his meta's "demonstration".
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