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Black Lightning Season 2 Episode 8
The Book of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus
Anissa: Are you blaming this one me?
Jefferson: No, but if you had told us, we would have ...
Anissa: Wow! Okay, did you ever stop and think about why she was talking to Khalil in the first place? Hmmm? Maybe it has something to do with the fact that, I don’t know, you and Mom never let her out of the house, that you treated her like she was some kind of prisoner?
Jefferson: Wait, we didn’t treat her like a prisoner. We were trying to protect her.
Anissa: No, you were trying to control her! You act like she was some kind of freak or a monster. All your rules, your quotes, and all your focus was too much, Dad! Too damn much! You drove her away, just like you did me.
[She slams the door behind her]
- Permalink: You act like she was some kind of freak or a monster.
Khalil: Look, I’m sorry. Okay, I shouldn’t have yelled at you before.
Jennifer: Yeah, you should be sorry. What the hell was that?
Khalil: I don’t know. Something just came over me, okay? Jenn, the things Tobias did to me ... hitting me ... burning me ... I just didn’t want him to find us. I snapped.
Jennifer: Yeah, well you snap at me like that again, then Tobias is gonna be the last person you’ll have to worry about. I will light your a** up. You need to remember that.
- Permalink: I just didn’t want him to find us. I snapped.