Black Lightning

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Electrifying DC series is a grown-up superhero tale.

CW Drama 2018

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 9+

It's actually surprisingly good

This show is kind of in the middle of everything. There's nothing wrong with it but there's also nothing amazing about it. I would say it's better than the average CW show. The acting is good, the script is fine, the plot is more or less okay. It definitely isn't as good a 97% out of a hundred (which is what rotten tomatoes thinks) but it's still really not that bad. I'd give it an 83%.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 13+

Awesome!! Would love 8 seasons!!

I really love this show and can't get enough! It keeps me on the edge of my seat and I binge watch every season that comes out! I would love 8 seasons or more or at least a spin off with Khalil and Jennifer as a married couple.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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