The Flash (2014– )
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Flash vs. Arrow 

The Arrow comes to Central City in pursuit of a felon. Barry hopes to team up, but a meta-human who can control emotions turns one against the other.


Glen Winter


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 6 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Rick Cosnett ... Detective Eddie Thawne
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harrison Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Stephen Amell ... Oliver Queen / The Arrow
David Ramsey ... John Diggle
Emily Bett Rickards ... Felicity Smoak
Paul Anthony ... Roy G. Bivolo / Rainbow Raider
Anna Hopkins ... Samantha Clayton
Patrick Sabongui ... Captain David Singh
Robbie Amell ... Ronnie Raymond
Sharon Bell Sharon Bell ... Female Restaurant Patron


A quest for information on Capt. Boomerang brings Oliver "The Arrow" Queen (and team) to Central City, exciting Barry at the prospect of teams Arrow and Flash merging. Pressured into the merger, Oliver begins giving Barry lessons (rather painful lessons meant to point out Barry's flawed approach to criminals). Shaken by the first lesson, Barry becomes even more reckless in the apprehension of Prism, a meta-human who can bring anyone's buried anger explosively to the surface. The Flash gets whammied and, unable to shake off Prism's influence (as do others), goes after the two people he suddenly, uncontrollably hates most: love-rival Officer Thawne and hero-rival The Arrow. Written by statmanjeff

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Release Date:

2 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The villain, Roy G. Bivolo, uses colors to manipulate people. "Roy G Biv" is a common mnemonic for the order of the colors of a rainbow; Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet. See more »


Cisco refers to Oliver's bow as a recurve; however, starting in season 2, Oliver switches to a lever action bow, which is considered a type of compound bow. He uses an Oneida Kestrel. It is really a hybrid type of bow that allows to snap shooting of a recurve to be combined with let off of a compound. See more »


Felicity Smoak: Harrison Wells and Barry's cop foster dad both said you were dangerous and a bad influence. Barry defended you.
Oliver Queen: You're gonna hawk me about this until I say yes, aren't you?
Felicity Smoak: I'm a hawker.
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Crazy Credits

The Flash logo has an arrow going through it and it snaps shut with a green bolt of lightning. This is a reference to the crossover with Arrow. See more »


Referenced in The Flash: Invasion! (2016) See more »


I Want It
Performed by Viv and the Revival
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The Flash Continues To Surprise!
5 December 2014 | by JdmaxgamingSee all my reviews

Flash VS Arrow was a well awaited episode for all us fans, I was very excited to see Flash go up with Arrow! And this episode was AWESOME! They made a bold move by putting two of DC most famous heroes in one episode, but it was definitely worth it! Great action! And I absolutely love the chemistry between Barry and Oliver. I also, love the way the story was written. The new villain seems to be pretty cool, and when Barry got mad at Oliver at the end of the episode, I was at the edge of my seat! It was intense for sure! Fantastic episode! Was it better than last weeks? No. But it was definitely right up there in the awesome meter! I'm gonna keep this review short and just say, this was a great episode, Flash is getting better and better and I'm so pumped for next weeks episode! - Jdmax P.S count how many times I said Episode ;)

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