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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 136 episodes, 2014-2020
Danielle Nicolet ...  Cecile Horton 59 episodes, 2015-2020
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2014 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

One of the four new DC Comics television series which had been scheduled to come out in 2014, the others being Gotham (2014), Supergirl and Constantine (2014). Constantine was canceled after the first season and Supergirl was pushed to 2015. 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 »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

The DC Comics logo (2014-2015) features a comic-book image of the Flash. See more »


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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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Flash episode 01/16/18
17 January 2018 | by cwesley_gravesSee all my reviews

I am so tired of the lame writing in this show. I can tell these writers are not committed to the plot and development of a true SUPER HERO. Smallville suffered from the same horrible writing. It isn't hard to write for such epic superheroes. The corny dialogue and the weak plots need to stop...PLEASE STOP


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