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Escape from Earth-2 

On Earth-2, the team asks for help from an unexpected source to find Zoom's lair, while on Earth-1, Caitlin tries to perfect Velocity-9 so Jay can stop the Geomancer.

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J.J. Makaro (as JJ Makaro)

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Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 8 more credits »
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Episode cast overview:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash / Bartholomew Allen
Candice Patton ... Iris West / Iris West-Allen
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Wally West (credit only)
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harry Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Teddy Sears ... Jay Garrick / The Flash
Demore Barnes ... Henry Hewitt
Violett Beane ... Jesse Wells
Tone Bell ... Scott Evans
Adam Stafford ... Adam Fells / Geomancer
Romuald Hivert Romuald Hivert ... Cop
Jeff Sanca ... Star Labs Security Guard
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Storyline

With Barry Zoom's prisoner, Wells and Cisco need to find him, so they turn to Barry's counterpart and, along with Iris, try to find him by asking Killer Frost. In Zoom's prison, Barry meets Wells' daughter, Jesse, and they try to work together to get out. Back on Earth-1, Caitlin tries to perfect the Velocity formula so she can restore Jay's speed. When the Geomancer returns, they try to deal with him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Trivia

In this episode, Cisco says, "This is heavy." This is the same remark Marty McFly says in "Back to the Future." See more »

Goofs

It's finally revealed what team Flash did with Bartholomew, but not who dressed him in Barry's clothes. See more »

Quotes

Killer Frost: You really don't know how to use your abilities, do you, breacher?
Cisco Ramon: It's a work in progress, Elsa.
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Connections

References Heat (1995) See more »

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The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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"I'm Just Barry Allen, and You're the Flash"
17 February 2016 | by SpoodermanDerpSee all my reviews

"Welcome to Earth 2" and "Escape from Earth 2" is the needed exposition for the new world in which we're introduced in which is Earth II. Although this episode does a great job in showing the vast and rich mythology and variety this show had to offer, the show kind of falls when it comes to executing some certain aspects of the episode.

The two parter sure is exciting once you read the general premise of it. Granted, it was exciting and had its thrilling moments with the help of visual effects and the set design of the show. However, this episode needed a riveting plot, not just an intriguing premise. When you think about it, did they really execute a great plot to compensate for in this two parter? The main point was to save Harrison Well's daughter but the first part had to introduce us first to Earth II and their dopplegangers. Even though the two parter made an effort to go sidetrack a little bit in Earth One, it feels as if it was uncalled for and it brought no intensity to the general storyline whatsoever. Undoubtedly the best part of this two parter was Zoom and the mystery that was shadowed upon him, yet he's incredibly inconsistent and underpowered at certain times which is really rather convenient for the screenwriters at the end of the day. It feels as if the episode didn't take risks that could've been done and could particularly have potential in providing a much more exciting episode. Granted, the episode isn't all that bad and the two parter really isn't boring, it's just that it could've been improved more especially when everything felt so ridiculously CONVENIENT and ridiculously illogical. The Barry and Barry from Earth II stuff was good and the dynamic from the team still feels pretty intact and developed. The visual effects kind of seemed iffy in Earth II (hopefully not a sign of quality reduction) but other than that Zoom and the Flash still look pretty great. The twists and subtle hints in the episode were already rather noticeable and predictable, even the final shocker was quite frankly predictable.

In the end, Earth II Two parter was decent at best, but not as much as it could've lived up to its great premise.

Verdict: 8.0/10


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