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The Flash 

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After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 125 episodes, 2014-2019
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 125 episodes, 2014-2019
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 125 episodes, 2014-2019
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 125 episodes, 2014-2019
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 117 episodes, 2014-2019
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 116 episodes, 2014-2019
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Storyline

Barry Allen is a Central City police forensic scientist with a reasonably happy life, despite the childhood trauma of a mysterious red and yellow lightning killing his mother and framing his father. All that changes when a massive particle accelerator accident leads to Barry being struck by lightning in his lab. Coming out of coma nine months later, Barry and his new friends at S.T.A.R labs find that he now has the ability to move at superhuman speed. Furthermore, Barry learns that he is but one of many affected by that event, most of whom are using their powers for evil. Determined to make a difference, Barry dedicates his life to fighting such threats, as The Flash. While he gains allies he never expected, there are also secret forces determined to aid and manipulate him for their own agenda. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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New destinies. New dangers. (Season 3) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In Season 5 Nora West-Allen, AKA XS being from the future uses the phrase "Schway" invented in another DC property Batman Beyond which also took place in the future. That show used the word to mean "Cool" or "Awesome". See more »

Goofs

Whenever Barry uses his super speed from a standing start, there is a gust of wind that blows in the opposite direction (for instance, if he superspeeds to the left, there is an airburst that blows to the right). Engaging his super speed in this manner would cause a suction effect creating an airburst in the same direction he's moving in. See more »

Quotes

[Season 5 opening]
Barry Allen: My name is Barry Allen and I am the fastest man alive. To the outside world, I am an ordinary forensic scientist. But secretly, with the help of my friends at S.T.A.R. Labs I fight crime and find other meta-humans like me. But when my daughter came back from the future to help, she changed the present, and now our world is more dangerous than ever and I'm the only one fast enough to save it. I am the Flash.
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Crazy Credits

The DC Comics logo features a comic-book image of the Flash. See more »

Connections

Referenced in DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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KILL IRIS OFF!!!
5 October 2019 | by alexgetsaces99See all my reviews

God iris SOOOOO ANNOOYING!! Please kill her off at the very least she needs off the team boooo worst part of the show!


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