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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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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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Trivia

Wally West is based on both versions with the original and his New 52 counterpart although he acts more like his New 52 Counterpart in personality. 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. A friend recently gave me the idea for a new name and something tells me it's gonna catch on.
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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 »

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Version of The Flash: Pilot (1990) See more »

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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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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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