The Flash (2014– )
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The Man Who Saved Central City 

Still feeling responsible for Eddie's death, Barry pushes his friends away and tries to protect the city on his own; Cisco assists Joe with the Meta Task Force.


Ralph Hemecker


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 9 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harrison Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Victor Garber ... Dr. Martin Stein
Robbie Amell ... Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm
Rick Cosnett ... Detective Eddie Thawne
Dominic Purcell ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
Wentworth Miller ... Leonard Snart / Captain Cold
Teddy Sears ... Jay Garrick
Vito D'Ambrosio ... Mayor Anthony Bellows
Isabella Hofmann ... Clarissa Stein
Patrick Sabongui ... Captain David Singh


With the singularity destroyed, Central City wants to honor The Flash, but the ultimate sacrifices made by others haunts Barry, who retreats from the company of all those who were once close. When the radiation-absorbing meta-human Atom Smasher threatens the city, Barry goes it alone, not realizing he's also being stalked. In defeat, Dr. Wells leaves Barry a parting gift. Written by statmanjeff

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Cisco is seen wearing a dark red shirt with yellow lightning bolts, just like the Flash costume. See more »


The newspaper Barry Allen reads as the lawyer walks in is dated Thursday October 8, 2015. At the end of the episode, the newspaper reads Wednesday October 7, 2015 when Henry Allen is released. See more »


[first lines]
Heat Wave: Coming back 'round!
Captain Cold: Yeah, to die!
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References Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) See more »


The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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Overall good! Kept the first season's pace!
6 October 2015 | by alban_angelSee all my reviews

The episode was pretty good!All scenes were realized perfectly! Things went smoothly(some more than expected). It really kept first season's pace. And at the end of the episode is a big surprise Although I was expecting more about how they saved central city, but it was done in unexpected way. The show of course has it's ups and downs as all TV shows have but the ratio to ups and downs was good, with a lot of ups. You can already see how much potential the show really has to overcome the first season and be better. Also I have to mention the effect weren't so great. In one scene particularly the visual effects weren't the best. But overall it was very good! I would give it a rating of 9/10 but I'm a big fan of this TV show so I'll give 10/10

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6 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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