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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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Joe and Iris must decide how far they're willing to go to keep Barry out of prison as his trial for the murder of Clifford DeVoe begins.


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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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New destinies. New dangers. (Season 3) See more »


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Trivia

Both Candice Patton (Iris West), and Shantel Vansanten (Patty Spivot), played in One Tree Hill before their role in The Flash. 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 »

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

Connections

Version of Flashpoint (2020) See more »

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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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