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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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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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It's go time (Season 2) See more »


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Trivia

In episode 1, when Grant Gustin's Barry is about to use Cisco's treadmill, he asks if the treadmill will be able to handle his speed. This is a reference to episode 1 of the 1990 Flash when John Wesley Shipp's Barry runs on a treadmill at STAR Labs and winds up destroying it by running too fast. 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

Barry Allen: My name is Barry Allen and I'm the fastest man alive. When I was a child, I saw my mother killed by something impossible. My father went to prison for her murder. Then an accident made me the impossible. To the outside world, I'm just an ordinary forensic scientist, but secretly I use my speed to fight crime and find others like me, and one day I'll find who killed my mother and get justice for my father. I am The Flash.
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Crazy Credits

The DC Comics logo features a comic-book image of the Flash. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Constantine See more »

Soundtracks

The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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User Reviews

 
Perfect sci-fi show
4 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

I just love this show. It's amazing sci-fi, I love the action in this show, I love IRIS :D , I love everything. I really recommend this. Although some episodes are just plain nonsense, because nothing happens in them, rest of them are perfect. I also like that Flash is part of The Arrowverse, so there are crossovers with Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of tomorrow. I'm not sure about season 4 after seeing ending of season 3. I just hope they will not ruin the show.


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