The Flash (2014– )
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Just as Wells and Jesse return from Earth-2, Central City is attacked by a new meta with the power to control metal.


Armen V. Kevorkian


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 5 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Wally West
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harry Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Tom Felton ... Julian Albert
Violett Beane ... Jesse Wells
Peter Flemming Peter Flemming ... John James
Joey King ... Frankie Kane / Magenta
Todd Lasance ... Edward Clariss
Kathryn Dobbs ... Karen Kane
Jonathan Maniraho ... Maitre D'
Bethany McNab ... Employee


Barry and Team Flash are thrilled to reunite with Earth-2 Wells and Jesse. Wells confides to Barry and Caitlin that Jesse has all the powers of a speedster and has been saving people on his Earth. He is concerned about her safety and wants them to talk her out of using her powers. Meanwhile, Magenta, a new meta who can control metal, terrorizes the city.

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Release Date:

18 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


This episode introduces Frankie Kane, another love interest of Wally West in the Flash comic books. See more »


When Magenta tries to kill Julian (Tom Felton's character), Barry saves him by grabbing him and pulling him out of the way. This is shown in slow motion and Julian is seen moving his feet and stepping along the floor with Barry. Julian is not a speedster, so his brain would barely be able to register what was happening in that split second (because of how fast Barry runs), let alone him being able to know that he needs to move his feet, and on top of that there is no way he would be able to move his legs that fast. See more »


John Kane: Where are you taking me?
Iris West: Frankie is coming for you. As much as it pains me to help an abusive dick like you, I can't let you die.
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References Primal Fear (1996) See more »


Berceuse in D-Flat Major, Op. 57
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Harry and Jesse are Back!
19 October 2016 | by ArjunTheReviewerSee all my reviews

The Flash Season 3 continues its streak of good episode with an episode which was a filler episode, but it still worked out! Harrison Wells and Jesse have returned to Earth 1 to run some tests on Jesse who was affected by the dark matter experiment that happened in the episode Rupture. Jesse is a speedster and wants to use her powers, but Harrison thinks she should slow down. The villain of the week is Magenta, a metahuman possessed by Dr. Alchemy who can control metal. She lives in a foster family where her dad abuses her, and she takes her powers out on him. Magenta was a great villain that felt different from the other metas of the week due to the sympathy that can be felt for her. Also, the special effects and action scenes continue to be great. My main issue with this episode is Wally. I found it dumb that he gets annoyed easily because of Jesse being a speedster, and he wants to be one too (really Wally!). Despite this, this episode had a great meta of the week and a new speedster which makes it a good one. Grade: 8.4/10

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