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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
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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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The fastest man alive. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In one of the crossover episodes, Ray Palmer/Atom (played by Brandon Routh) looks at Supergirl (played by Melissa Benoist) and says "She actually looks like my cousin". This is a nod to the fact that Routh played Superman in the 2006 movie 'Superman Returns', and that Superman and Supergirl are cousins. See more »

Goofs

When running at super speed, Flash communicates with his team in real time; but to Barry his team would be talking super slow and to his team he would be talking super fast. A real time conversation simply is not physically possible at super speed. 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

The Warner Bros and DC Comics logos are red and yellow (the Flash's uniform colours) and are charged with electricity. See more »

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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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Run Barry Run
12 November 2018 | by bprotonmailSee all my reviews

The show was cool at the beginning Harry Caitlin and Cisco carried the show. meanwhile the relation between Barry and Iris destroyed it. Iris is just selfish stupid girl and Barry felt more of an idiot than a Hero. and Tom Cavanagh - Harry- was great being the maestro. to make Iris lead the flash team was just nail in the coffin. I I literally felt my IQ EQ dropping. I watched the 4th and 5th seasons like flash watched tv shows he missed after coming back from speed force.


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