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 next Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 27 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 146 episodes, 2014-2021
Danielle Nicolet ...  Cecile Horton 74 episodes, 2015-2021

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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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The future favors the fast (Season 7) See more »


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In 'Grodd Lives' in season 1 and 'Gorilla Warfare' in season two we see a shot of Grodd's lair - a triangular building like the Flat Iron with a high tower at the point of the triangle, described in 'Gorilla Warfare' as a bell tower. This same building features as the establishing outside shots of Watchtower - Clark Kent and his League's HQ in later seasons of Smallville (2000) See more »

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[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 (2016-) are red and yellow (the Flash's uniform colours) and are charged with electricity. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Married to the Blob (2014) See more »

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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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27 February 2020 | by georgechasapoglouSee all my reviews

I really liked the first three seasons but since season 4, the show really changed. Season 6 is probably the worst. They have added so many characters that we don't even get to see Barry Allen as the Flash anymore. The last seasons have focused so much on Iris that I started hating the show! P.S. I apologise for bad english, It's not my native language


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