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Barry Allen, Central City crime lab detective, through an accidental combination of being struck by lightning and exposure to chemicals transforms into Silver Age super hero The Flash. With the help of S.T.A.R. Labs scientist, Dr. Christina "Tina" McGee, Allen learns to control his ability to run and move faster than any man alive. Starring actor John Wesley Shipp as The Flash, Amanda Pays and Alex D

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2 Seasons, 47 Episodes - Currently Airing
September 20, 1990
Action & Adventure
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  • In the Season Two finale, Zoom reveals his true plan and Barry vows to do whatever it takes to stop him.

  • After Zoom unleashes an army of Earth-2 meta-humans on Central City, Barry is shaken when he sees their leader is the Black Canary's Earth-2 doppelganger, the Black Siren (guest star KATIE CASSIDY). Meanwhile, Wally takes to the streets to help The Flash stop the meta-humans, which worries Joe. Iris and Henry are concerned about Barry taking on Zoom.

  • With Barry gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy - Girder (guest star GREG FINLEY). Realizing Girder is retracing his steps from his last attack, Iris volunteers to act as bait to trap him in S.T.A.R. Labs. Meanwhile, Barry fights to return to his old life. Kevin Smith directs.

  • Zoom arrives back on Earth-1 intent on taking over Central City. Barry and Wells come up with a plan to stop Zoom once and for all but it's extremely dangerous. Unsure if he should take the risk, Barry reaches out to both fathers for advice. Henry is adamantly opposed to Barry risking his life again but Joe thinks he can handle it - which puts the two men at odds with each other. Meanwhile, Cisco is shocked when he vibes the Earth-2 villain Rupture, who happens to be his brother Dante's (guest star NICHOLAS GONZALEZ) doppelganger. Rupture came to this Earth seeking justice for Reverb's death. Iris decides she's finally ready to open up to Barry about her feelings for him.

  • Equipped with the tachyon device, Barry believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom (guest star TEDDY SEARS) and wants to open the breaches to catch him. Harry strongly advises against that plan but after Barry convinces him, Harry reveals that Cisco has the power to re-open the breach. Meanwhile, Hunter Zolomon's (TEDDY SEARS) painful story on Earth-2 is revealed.

  • After the shocking revelation that Zoom is Jay Garrick, Barry is more determined than ever to get back to Earth-2 to stop Zoom forever. Desperate to find a way to increase his speed, Barry decides to travel back in time and masquerade as his earlier self in order to get his arch-nemesis, Dr. Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne, to teach him how to run faster. However, things don't go as planned and Barry is stunned to face familiar foe Hartley Rathaway (guest star ANDY MIENTUS), as well as old friend Eddie Thawne (former series star RICK COSNETT). Iris makes peace with her past in order to embrace her future.

  • Deciding to blow off some steam, Barry and the team head out for a night on the town only to encounter an unexpected speedster who is up to no good. Iris is challenged by an assignment from her new boss (guest star TONE BELL), and is surprised when friction turns to flirtation.

  • When King Shark escapes from an A.R.G.U.S. holding tank, Lila Michaels (guest star AUDREY MARIE ANDERSON) and John Diggle (guest star DAVID RAMSEY) travel to Central City to warn The Flash, but unfortunately King Shark shows up at the West house and attacks Joe, Iris, Wally and Barry.

  • In the exciting conclusion to their Earth-2 journey, the team races to find Zoom's lair by asking for help from the most unexpected source on Earth-2. Meanwhile, back on Earth-1, Caitlin rushes to perfect Velocity-9 so that Jay can stop Geomancer.

  • Barry teams up with Wells to figure out a way to close the breaches, but they are distracted by a meta-human nicknamed Tar Pit (guest star MARCO GRAZZINI) who can transform into liquid asphalt. Iris is concerned for Wally's safety after she finds out about his drag racing hobby. When he refuses to stop, she makes a bold move that puts her in danger.

  • When Cisco gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne (guest star MATTHEW LETSCHER), Barry and the team don't believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee (guest star AMANDA PAYS) confirms that the Reverse-Flash is back. Meanwhile, Iris and Francine share a nice moment that brings Iris closer to her brother, Wally.

  • Now that they've grown closer, Barry considers telling Patty that he is The Flash. Meanwhile, Joe and Iris try to get to know Wally; and the team hunts down a meta-human who can slow time itself.

  • When Mark Mardon aka The Weather Wizard (recurring guest star LIAM McINTYRE) returns to break Leonard Snart aka Captain Cold and James Jesse AKA The Trickster (recurring guest star MARK HAMILL) out of Iron Heights, Barry must stop these rogues from taking over Central City during Christmas. Meanwhile, Joe and Iris meet Wally West (new series regular KEIYNAN LONSDALE).

  • In Part Two of the epic crossover event with The Flash, Oliver and Barry Allen (guest star GRANT GUSTIN) take Kendra Saunders (guest star CIARA REN‰E) and Carter Hall (guest star FALK HENSTCHEL) to a remote location to keep them hidden from Vandal Savage (guest star CASPER CRUMP) while they figure out how to defeat him. Malcolm arranges a meeting between Vandal, the Green Arrow and The Flash that doesn't go as planned. Meanwhile, Felicity, Thea, Diggle and Laurel work with Team Flash to come up with a weapon powerful enough to destroy Vandal Savage.

  • In its second major crossover event with Arrow, Vandal Savage (guest star CASPER CRUMP) arrives in Central City and sets his sights on Kendra Saunders. After Vandal attacks Kendra and Cisco, they turn to Barry for help. Realizing how dangerous Vandal is, Barry takes Kendra to Star City and asks Oliver and the team to hide her until he can figure out how to stop Vandal. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when a man with wings AKA Hawkman (guest star FALK HENTSCHEL) shows up and flies off with Kendra. Meanwhile, Harrison develops a serum to make Barry run faster and asks Jay to test it out.

  • When Gorilla Grodd returns to Central City and kidnaps Caitlin, Barry and the team race to find her before it's too late. Meanwhile, Cisco plans his first date with the new barista at Jitters, Kendra Saunders (guest star CIARA REN‰E) and Patty begins to suspect Barry is hiding something from her.

  • After recent events, Barry decides it's time to confront Zoom and comes up with a dangerous plan. Caitlin sides with Jay and deems it too dangerous for Barry to engage with the speed demon. However, Iris shows her support and brings forth a surprising ally. We see what Earth Two Harrison Wells's life was like before coming through the breach.

  • When Barry and the team find out Captain Cold (recurring guest star WENTWORTH MILLER) has been kidnapped, they form an uneasy alliance with his sister, Lisa (recurring guest star PEYTON LIST). However, Barry feels double-crossed when he finds out Snart is working with his father, Lewis Snart (guest star MICHAEL IRONSIDE) on a heist. Meanwhile, Joe is faced with a difficult decision.

  • In the season premiere, Barry Allen (GRANT GUSTIN) has chosen to protect the city on his own - until a meta-human named Atom Smasher (ADAM COPELAND) attacks.

  • In the epic season one finale, Wells presents Barry with a life-altering choice, while Dr. Martin Stein and Ronnie Raymond (aka Firestorm) return to help the S.T.A.R. Labs team with this final fight.

  • While awaiting trial for murder, a man known as the Trickster (MARK HAMILL) is rescued by a beautiful sociopath. Determined to get revenge on the Flash (JOHN WESLEY SHIPP) who helped apprehend him, the Trickster kidnaps the Flash and tries to brainwash him into subservience.

  • An experimental android seeks out Tina for help.

  • A criminal invents a device that can put people to sleep, and fakes his own death to put his scheme into motion.

  • A new villain, the Mirror Master, arrives in town and conducts a series of thefts. The last theft, from Star Labs, gets Tina in town. Meanwhile, Barry meets a high school friend and Tina deals with her visiting mother.

  • A scientist manages to clone the Flash, creating a childlike duplicate with all of Barry's powers... and none of his conscience.

  • A hitman who uses cryogenic weaponry is hired to take care of the Flash... permanently.

  • The Nightshade must come out of retirement once more to help the Flash when an unknown vigilante takes on the aged hero's name... but brutally guns down criminals.

  • Nicholas Pike escapes jail and goes hunting for the Flash. However, the resulting missile explosion sends Barry ten years into the future where he discovers that Pike has become the "mayor" of Central City in Barry's absence.

  • The Flash comes to the aid of a mother and her babies, who are on the run from her criminal husband.

  • Barry's dreams of Tina betraying him become true when she hooks him up to a mind scanner and his mental images of her are imposed onto her mind, turning her into a ganger.

  • The maniacal James Jesse takes on the villainous identity of the Trickster and goes after Barry's old girlfriend Megan.

  • Barry and Julio must beat the clock to prove a jazz musician innocent of murder before his execution at midnight.

  • The Flash must taken on an invisible opponent when an intruder breaks into STAR Labs.

  • A villain from Central City's past, the Ghost, is brought out of electronic suspension and begins a new rampage using "advanced" 1990s technology. To stop him, the Flash turns to the Ghost's old nemesis, Nightshade.

  • An assassin is on the loose in Central City and the Flash must find the only clue that can provide a lead to his location.

  • The Flash comes to the aid of an orphan who has incriminating information on a cult leader.

  • A man that Barry's father put in prison escapes and comes seeking for revenge and the loot he hid.

  • A mad scientist has somehow found the way to control the Flash to do his bidding. But Barry doesn't remember any of these things.

  • Barry meets an old girlfriend while setting up security at a museum.

  • A corrupted D.A. hires a private investigator to discover Flash's identity.

  • Barry investigates the cases of the homeless people kidnapped and then left dead and horribly deformed. Meanwhile, Tina's old friend and colleague arrives in town. Is there a connection?

  • Police chemist Barry Allen's life radically changes one night when his lightning strikes his lab--and the combination of chemicals and incredible electrical power transform him into the fastest human on earth, The Flash.Now Allen uses his newfound powers as a masked crimefighter to battle a motorcycle pack that's terrorizing the city, while working with a beautiful scientist to discover the cause, and long-term effects, of his amazing speed.

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