The Flash (2014– )
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Out of Time 

Mark Mardon, returns to seek revenge on Joe for the death of Clyde, bearing the same weather-manipulation powers as his deceased sibling.


Thor Freudenthal


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Rick Cosnett ... Detective Eddie Thawne
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harrison Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Liam McIntyre ... Mark Mardon / Weather Wizard
Roger Howarth ... Mason Bridge
Melise ... Linda Park (as Malese Jow)
Chad Rook ... Clyde Mardon
Patrick Sabongui ... Captain David Singh
Fred Henderson ... Coroner
Naomi King Naomi King ... Woman
Jenn MacLean-Angus ... Surgeon


Mark Mardon, brother of Clyde Mardon, kills the city's coroner with one goal in mind: to get the name of Joe West, the man who killed his brother. Receiving word and breaking his impromptu double-date with Linda, Iris and Eddie (where Iris and Barry's close behavior equally disturbs their dates), Barry freakishly sees himself running beside him en route to the crime scene at superspeed. Joe, knowing the impossibility of protection against meta-humans, works the case but is captured and used to lure Iris to the beach. Meanwhile, as Police Captain Singh winds up hospitalize in trying to protect Joe, Cisco pays dearly for pursuing his suspicions against Harrison. Back at the beach, Iris finally learns the identity of The Flash as Barry tries to thwart Mark's tsunami, hurtling toward the city, and winds up meeting himself en route to the coroner's office instead.

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Star Wars nod: The Wizard's Wand looks a lot like a Lightsaber, and when Barry is first handed it, he grips it like one and smiles at Cisco knowingly. See more »


A lightning cannot affect people inside a car (or cause it to explode) as depicted since cars behave like a Faraday cage, conducting electricity through outer casing to ground. See more »


Mark Mardon: Hey, Joe. I can call you Joe, can't I? Figured we don't got to be too formal, seeing as you put two bullets into my brother's chest.
Joe West: Your brother killed my partner and a whole lot of innocent people, and threatened to kill even more.
Mark Mardon: Yeah, Clyde was no saint, but he was family. If you can't protect your family, the least you can do is avenge 'em.
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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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One of the greatest episodes of Television I have ever seen!
19 March 2015 | by TDKBestFilmEeverSee all my reviews

In just one episode The Flash has delivered so much action, drama, suspense, twists and shocks that shows such as The Walking Dead & Game of Thrones would be proud of. I thought it was the series finale at one point with just how much happens in one short episode.

This show is no TWD or GoT but I'm still a big fan of the programme. It has though, been fairly hit and miss. It took a bit of time to get going and the scripts have been silly too often but its always been fun, enjoyable and often funny with a tone of brilliant action set- pieces and effects.

This second half of Season 1 has really got things going and every episode has been entertaining and thrilling but never did I expect an episode like this.

I'm not going to spoil anything but the entire episode is genius and people that have doubted or hated on the show will be shocked at just how wrong they are and be blown away by the brilliance that The Flash has become.

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