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Recap / Black Lightning 2018 S 3 E 10 Blessings And Curses Reborn

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Jefferson navigates his new reality following the events of the Red Wave, and Lynn’s determination to save the meta kids deepens her troubles. Meanwhile, Anissa/Blackbird faces new challenges. Lastly, Jennifer’s bond with Brandon begins to grow


  • Absentee Actor: Commander Williams is still recovering, with Major Grey taking charge again.
  • Addled Addict: Lynn's addiction is on full display, lashing out at Jennifer and even directly attacking Jefferson.
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  • Big Damn Heroes: Jefferson saves Anissa from a bunch of ASA thugs who were about to overwhelm her.
  • Broken Pedestal: Jennifer is completely fed up with Odell, even being willing to outright kill him.
  • Continuity Nod: Obviously, the Crisis gets referenced.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Knowing that Jennifer has it out for him, Odell wisely projects a hologram of himself instead of meeting her in person.
  • Death Amnesia: Nobody but Jennifer and Jefferson remembers the events of Crisis (and even then, Jennifer was in limbo), due to the anti-matter wave destroying them all.
  • Internal Reveal:
    • Gambi is told about the Crisis by Jefferson and Jennifer, though he can hardly believe it.
    • Jennifer and Jefferson learn about Lynn being an addict.
    • TC learns about Gambi making suits for superheroes.
  • Mind-Control Device: Dr. Blair has one installed on an ASA operative named Travis and the same fate is planned for Jennifer.
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  • Power High: TC is a little too dependent on his powers, as Gambi points out, having become socially awkward as a result.
  • Power Incontinence: Brandon is having a breakdown, causing a big earthquake.
  • Reality Ensues: Without Black Lightning's help, Henderson's police force has some trouble fighting against the vastly better equipped ASA.
  • Rousing Speech: Anissa as Blackbird gives one to the Resistance, freeing another camp of abducted metas.
  • Tranquillizer Dart: How Jennifer and Brandon get kidnapped by the ASA.
  • Wham Shot: The person who put a hit on Gambi? An apparently resurrected Lady Eve!
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Jefferson and Anissa call each other out for their respective mistakes.
  • The Worf Effect: Jennifer is now powerful enough to overpower her's and Brandon's Power Limiter the ASA put on them without much trouble.
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  • You Are in Command Now: With Lynn having left the ASA, Dr. Blair is now the leading scientist, which isn't too easy for him.
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