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 next Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
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Series cast summary:
Grant Gustin ...  Barry Allen / ... 152 episodes, 2014-2021
Candice Patton ...  Iris West / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Danielle Panabaker ...  Caitlin Snow / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Jesse L. Martin ...  Joe West / ... 151 episodes, 2014-2021
Carlos Valdes ...  Cisco Ramon / ... 147 episodes, 2014-2021
Tom Cavanagh ...  Dr. Harry Wells / ... 139 episodes, 2014-2021
Danielle Nicolet ...  Cecile Horton 74 episodes, 2015-2021

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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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Both Candice Patton (Iris West) and Shantel Vansanten (Patty Spivot), played and interacted in "One Tree Hill" before their roles in "The Flash." See more »

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[Season 1 opening]
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 (2016-) are red and yellow (the Flash's uniform colours) and are charged with electricity. See more »

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Referenced in Arrow: Invasion! (2016) See more »

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Written by Blake Neely
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27 February 2020 | by georgechasapoglouSee all my reviews

I really liked the first three seasons but since season 4, the show really changed. Season 6 is probably the worst. They have added so many characters that we don't even get to see Barry Allen as the Flash anymore. The last seasons have focused so much on Iris that I started hating the show! P.S. I apologise for bad english, It's not my native language


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