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The Flash 

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After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
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Season 4 Returns


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Barry gets arrested for a crime he didn't commit. He faces a difficult decision whether to reveal to the court that he is the Flash.


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Tuesday, December 5
S4.E9 Don't Run
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Amunet kidnaps Caitlin and forces her to perform a tricky medical task and the Thinker traps the Flash in a speedster-proof prison.


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Tuesday, November 28
S4.E8 Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 19 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »
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Storyline

Barry Allen is a Central City police forensic scientist with a reasonably happy life, despite the childhood trauma of a mysterious red and yellow lightning killing his mother and framing his father. All that changes when a massive particle accelerator accident leads to Barry being struck by lightning in his lab. Coming out of coma nine months later, Barry and his new friends at S.T.A.R labs find that he now has the ability to move at superhuman speed. Furthermore, Barry learns that he is but one of many affected by that event, most of whom are using their powers for evil. Determined to make a difference, Barry dedicates his life to fighting such threats, as The Flash. While he gains allies he never expected, there are also secret forces determined to aid and manipulate him for their own agenda. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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A new wave of terror arises See more »


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Trivia

Grant Gustin played a Warbler in Glee (2009) opposite Darren Criss. Darren Criss starred in Starkid, a musical theatre group with which Carlos Valdes, who plays Cisco, is also affiliated. See more »

Goofs

Whenever Barry uses his super speed from a standing start, there is a gust of wind that blows in the opposite direction (for instance, if he superspeeds to the left, there is an airburst that blows to the right). Engaging his super speed in this manner would cause a suction effect creating an airburst in the same direction he's moving in. See more »

Quotes

[Season 2 opening]
Barry Allen: My name is Barry Allen and I am the fastest man alive. To the outside world, I am an ordinary forensic scientist, but secretly with the help of my friends in S.T.A.R. Labs, I fight crime and find other meta-humans like me. I hunted down the man who killed my mother, but in doing so, I opened up our world to new threats, and I am the only one fast enough to stop them. I am The Flash.
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Crazy Credits

Each week's opening credits during the voiceover words "fight crime and find others like me" changes to show the previous week's metahuman encounter. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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User Reviews

 
Days of Our Lives with The Flash
12 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

This show is a total soap opera. The Flash is my favourite superhero and I could like this show, but after trying for years, I've stopped watching. The writers have such a SJW stick up their rear-end, it just sucks the fun out of everything. Not much else to say. Oh, except that they broke the whole time-line. And ruined the Grodd story-line. And the reverse flash story-line. The only cool villain in the show is Captain Cold.


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