The Flash (2014– )
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Mixed Signals 

Barry deals with the ramifications of abandoning Iris while facing a meta who can control technology.

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Alexandra La Roche

Writers:

Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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 / Kid Flash
Neil Sandilands ... The Thinker
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harry Wells (credit only)
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Patrick Sabongui ... Captain David Singh
Kim Engelbrecht ... The Mechanic
Jessica Camacho ... Gypsy
Dominic Burgess ... Ramsey Deacon / Kilgore
Donna Pescow ... Dr. Sharon Finkel
Donald Heng ... Tim Kwon
Richard Brooks ... Warden Gregory Wolfe
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Storyline

Barry has his hands full when he takes on a dangerous meta who can control technology, while also confronting an obstacle in his personal life: the ramifications of abandoning Iris for six months to balance the Speed Force. Meanwhile, Gypsy breaches in for a hot date with Cisco, but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart. Written by sarah_l91

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In the DC comics, Kilg%re is an electro-organic intelligence that consumes electrical life to survive. He has a robotic body and possesses electrokinesis allowing him to interface with technology. He is an enemy of the Flash, as well as the Justice League. See more »

Goofs

When the remains of Tim Kwon's car slides up to the barrier, one of the tires hits the barrier a couple of seconds later. When it does, the barrier bounces away and then back. This barrier would be either a concrete Jersey barrier or the portable plastic Jersey barriers which are filled with water once in place. Neither would move and rock from the light impact of a rolling tire as they are too heavy and designed to stop or deflect a car, which is about 30 times the weight of the tire and wheel, so this is either a prop "concrete" barrier or a plastic one that was not filled with water. See more »

Quotes

Cisco Ramon: One-One-One. That's it. I gotta go.
[kisses Gypsy and leaves]
Gypsy: It's like he doesn't know that he's a dead man.
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Connections

References Arrow: Fallout (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 8 in B Minor
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by Wayne Jones
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4 seasons and people are still telling Barry what to do
18 October 2017 | by samu_ldSee all my reviews

This episode showed how Barry (and the show) evolved absolutely NOTHING after almost 4 years of being The Flash. Barry who is supposedly one of the smartest characters is still getting his ass kicked by random metas and STILL needs the motivational speech to do something, but now it's worse, because it's Iris who inexplicably became smart enough to tell everyone what to do at every situation, is leading the team.

I have to admit i really like a funny/happy Barry, but it's just not working with Iris contradicting everything he does,there is a funny moment, and then it's gone, it's like she's the most important human being in the world, judging Barry for going to the speed force: "You left me!", no, ma'am, he just saved you, your family, the city and the world possibly, so you should be grateful that he's back and even more grateful because he's not down and depressed like last season. And i don't even want to talk about that couple's therapy scene because, oh god, it was awful.

Don't get me started on Cisco putting tech upgrades at the suit, which is an obvious rip-off from Iron Man, and i thought it was RIDICULOUS! I know it was because of the script, because the villain conveniently controls technology, but WHY THE HELL DOES THE FLASH NEEDS LASER BEAMS? WHO CAME UP WITH THESE IDEAS?!

Also what's up with Wally being useless, not being able to dodge that laser beam and doing nothing against Kilg%re? Is this because he is leaving the show? Wow, they really made him look bad this week. Is this because they can't afford having 2 speedsters and the budget is too expensive? Who knows.

The show is going downhill, but i might give it a chance and tune in for more 1 or 2 episodes, because if the writers are doing what i think they are doing, we may have a Felicity 2.0 on our way and the nightmare of Arrow season 4 will repeat all over again.


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