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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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  • Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 23 wins & 56 nominations.
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  Barry Allen / ... (115 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Iris West / ... (115 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Caitlin Snow / ... (115 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Cisco Ramon / ... (93 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Dr. Harry Wells / ... (93 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Joe West / ... (93 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Wally West / ... (43 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Captain David Singh / ... (30 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Detective Eddie Thawne (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
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  Jesse Wells / ... (21 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Cecile Horton (20 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Henry Allen / ... (21 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Jay Garrick / ... (19 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  Julian Albert (17 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  The Mechanic / ... (15 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Ralph Dibny / ... (14 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  The Thinker / ... (13 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Captain Cold / ... (13 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Savitar / ... (13 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Dr. Martin Stein / ... (11 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Nora Allen (13 episodes, 2014-2017)
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  Savitar (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Ronnie Raymond / ... (10 episodes, 2014-2017)
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  Gypsy (10 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Patty Spivot (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  Felicity Smoak (8 episodes, 2014-2017)
Logan Williams ...
  Young Barry / ... (9 episodes, 2014-2016)
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  Linda Park / ... (7 episodes, 2015)
Lucas Wolf ...
  Man In The Iron Mask / ... (7 episodes, 2014-2016)
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  Oliver Queen / ... (7 episodes, 2014-2017)
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  Amunet Black / ... (5 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  John Diggle / ... (5 episodes, 2014-2018)
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  Dr. Christina McGee (5 episodes, 2014-2016)
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  Eobard Thawne / ... (5 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  Francine West (5 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Dr. Sharon Finkel (5 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Mick Rory / ... (5 episodes, 2014-2016)
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  Nora West-Allen (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Grodd / ... (5 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  General Wade Eiling (4 episodes, 2014-2015)
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  Tracy Brand (4 episodes, 2017)
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  Kendra Saunders / ... (4 episodes, 2015)
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  Mason Bridge (4 episodes, 2015)
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  Mark Mardon / ... (4 episodes, 2015)
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  Mayor Anthony Bellows (4 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Warden Gregory Wolfe (4 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Norvock / ... (4 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Cop #2 / ... (4 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Laurel Lance / ... (3 episodes, 2015-2018)

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines Discover what makes a hero (Season 1) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Flash (France)
  • Flash (Mexico)
  • Флеш (Republic of Macedonia)
  • Flash (Brazil)
  • Nguoi Hung Tia Chop (Vietnam)
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Runtime
  • 43 min
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Trivia When Barry is showing S.T.A.R. Labs his power, the camera pans to a billboard for Ferris Air. Ferris Air is the employer of Hal Jordan, the alter ego of Green Lantern. 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in The Scientist (2013). See more »
Soundtracks The Flash Theme See more »
Crazy Credits 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 »
Quotes 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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