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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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Tuesday, May 14

Barry faces off with his oldest, and most formidable nemesis, Reverse Flash.


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Tuesday, May 7

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 25 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 115 episodes, 2014-2019
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 114 episodes, 2014-2019
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 114 episodes, 2014-2019
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 114 episodes, 2014-2019
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 114 episodes, 2014-2019
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 114 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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Discover what makes a hero (Season 1) 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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

One of the four new DC Comics television series which had been scheduled to come out in 2014, the others being Gotham (2014), Supergirl and Constantine (2014). Constantine was canceled after the first season and Supergirl was pushed to 2015. 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

Barry Allen: My name is Barry Allen and I'm the fastest man alive. When I was a child, I saw my mother killed by something impossible. My father went to prison for her murder. Then an accident made me the impossible. To the outside world, I'm just an ordinary forensic scientist, but secretly I use my speed to fight crime and find others like me, and one day I'll find who killed my mother and get justice for my father. I am The Flash.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros and DC Comics logos are red and yellow (the Flash's uniform colours) and are charged with electricity. See more »


Soundtracks

The Flash Theme
Written by Blake Neely
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Annoying daughter
28 January 2019 | by waugh-28225See all my reviews

I really like this show. Its goofy, fun and has some decent villains. I like all the characters, even Iris. But this season has brought in a new character who is ruining the show. The Flash's and Iris's daughter has shown up from the future. I know the acting isn't always the best in this show, but she has taken it to a whole new crappy level. She is irritating, and always has a pouty face. Its literally her only range of emotion she has. Her storyline is lame and again she is the WORST actor. Please........... get rid of her asap. I am really close to stopping watching this show, which is too bad because I've been watching from day one.


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