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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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Payton List who plays Lisa Snart AKA Golden Glider also played Lucy Lane in the TV series Smallville (2001) and currently plays Poison Ivy on Gotham (2014) See more »

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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 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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Amazing ... just amazing
19 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

i usually get quite bored of super hero TV shows but this is authentic and amazing. the first season is nail biting and the second season is just as good. the characters are good and the acting is excellent. it has witty comedy and the action sequences are impressive unlike some other superhero shows it does not get repetitive and banal it stays and maintains it's content throughout. Watch it ... just watch it


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