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Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

For questions about "The Flash" (2014) an ongoing TV Show about the DC Comics-based character, Flash. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] and [arrowverse] tags. For questions about the character see [the-flash].

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What happens to a speedster's diet when a power dampener is used on them?

As it's been mentioned on numerous occasions in The Flash (2014) TV series and also sometimes in the Justice League: Animated series, a speedster needs to consume an insane amount of food just to stay ...
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How does Godspeed have white lightning without Philosopher's Stone?

The 18th episode of season 5 of The Flash TV show is entitled "Godspeed" and Godspeed (aka August Heart) is in that episode. He has white lightning, just like Savitar, but he is not invisible for ...
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How is this character alive in season 5 of “The Flash”?

In season 5 episode 8 we discover that: So how is he alive? Did I miss something?
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

The Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover begins on Earth-90, the Earth that features the Flash from the '90s television show The Flash as a hero. A multitude of heroes appear to be dead, killed by the ...
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Did Barry Allen and Felicity Smoak have a past relationship?

In Part 2 of Elseworlds, when Felicity finds out that Barry and Oliver have switched bodies, she says "it's not every day you find out your husband is your ex and vice-versa." This implies that Barry ...
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Why did Barry in Flashpoint (s3e1) release his captive?

Barry was going to accept losing his memories about the original timeline, but he changed his decision when the Kid Flash was injured and then released Thawne. Why wasn't his mom's life more important ...
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Understanding the timeline of The Flash Season 1

I have lots of questions with The Flash Season 1. Can someone please help me understand the timeline of the first season? This is what I understood. This might be totally wrong. Eobard Thawne ...
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Does DeVoe's effigies power affect corpses?

When we see a fully powered DeVoe attack an A.R.G.U.S. center in the Flash, we see him reanimate a few downed agents. These agents make sounds like zombie, and the way they were reanimated was ...
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Why were the liquids floating in the first episode of The Flash?

In this episode the liquids in Barry's lab begin to float before he is struck, but I thought this only happened when a speedster time travels or there are tachyons present. Given the above why are ...
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How can The Flash carry multiple people at once?

In season 3 in the episode with the gorilla city I'm pretty sure The Flash carries a whole bunch of people at once. We see one bundle of red flashes flowing though the forest and at the end suddenly ...
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What and how do people (and The Flash himself) experience while in his speed aura?

The problem when The Flash carries other people with super-speed or handles some items without breaking, crushing, disintegrating them (because of his super speed) and the problem that he should cause ...
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What happened to reverse flash after undoing flashpoint?

In the original timeline, after reverse flash did his killing business he was stuck in the past. He develops his 20 year master plan to return to his future, impersonating some one and manipulating ...
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How can changes to the timeline affect just one universe?

In season 3, a short dialog between Harry and Barry (Harry notices the changes to the timeline because he just came from another universe, that was not affected) establishes that changes to a timeline ...
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Can we establish how fast the Flash is moving in “Enter Flashtime”?

In the Season 4 Episode 15 Barry very likely "runs" the fastest so far in the TV series. Basically half the episode plays while a While Barry doesn't move as far as calculated here, he moves half the ...
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Where is Barry Allen of Earth-X?

In the mega crossover of the CW-verse, on Earth-X, we see the evil counterparts of the Arrow (as Dark Arrow), Supergirl (as Overgirl), and counterparts of almost everyone except Barry Allen. Well, ...
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What does Gideon say Barry Allen is the founding member of?

When Barry, Cisco, and Caitlin first finds Gideon, she tells them about Barry saying "Founding member of..." but is interrupted by Barry. What exactly will Barry be the founding member of?
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Why do people in the Arrowverse reference Marvel? [duplicate]

While watching the Flash season 3 episode 5, I just saw Felicity Smoak reference “The Incredible Hulk”. Then, after doing some research, I found out that’s also happened often on other shows of the ...
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Why does Team Flash always use a certain room for inter-dimensional travel?

In The Flash (2014), the team always uses a certain room at STAR Labs for traveling between Earths, even when they are just using Cisco's powers. However, he is capable of creating inter-dimensional ...
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Why did Thawne need the particle accelerator to be built 6 years earlier?

In Season 1, Episode 17 of The Flash, we learn via flashback (oof, sorry about that) that Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, killed Harrison Wells and his wife while stuck in the past and assumed Wells'...
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In the Flash Comics, is the Speed Force sentient?

In Flash S02E20, the Speed Force takes the faces of Barry's friends and family to communicate with him while he is in the Speed Force. Is the Speed Force of the comics ever sentient like this? Does it ...
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Can I start Arrow from season 3 if I've seen Flash? [duplicate]

So can I just start Arrow on season 3 episode 1? I haven't watched Arrow yet but I've watched the first 4 episodes of Flash.
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What makes The Flash the fastest man alive?

The Flash is said to be the fastest man alive, but from season 1 there have been people like Zoom or Savitar, who are faster. So is Flash really the fastest? And if so, how?
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Why did Wally have his powers even after Savitar died?

We have seen that when Flash had an amnesia, Wally lost his powers. But when Savitar died, that means he was never created in the future, and hewill never plan on creating Wally as a speedster to take ...
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What happened to the future Flash who stopped Barry from saving his mother in season 1?

When Barry went back to save his mother in season 1, he was hiding in a room and when he was about to go out, there was a Flash who signaled at him to not do it, to not save her. But when he went back ...
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Why didn't a time wraith attack Eobard-Wells?

In the CW series, the Flash, the concept of time wraiths is a little confusing. (I know it's kinda late to ask since Season 3 just finished), but I was wondering, why didn't a time wraith attack Wells-...
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What's the deal with Music Meister?

In The Flash, there is a musical episode that serves as a crossover with Supergirl and a way to further the romance of the characters of the Flash and Iris West. I thought that the Music Meister was ...
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How is Barry still alive in the 22nd century?

I am new to the whole Flash story, but I need help understanding something regarding the Flash and Reverse Flash. So if Eobard Thawne is a distant relative to Eddie, does that mean Barry doesn't age? ...
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What was this object at the end of an episode of The Flash?

Potential Spoilers Ahead! At the end of Season 3 Episode 21, Team Flash has successfully However, a couple of them mention that it will need a huge power source to work. As the show fades out, ...
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Why didn't Julian put Caitlin's necklace back on once she came back to life?

Once Caitlin had passed away Julian took off Caitlin's necklace in hopes of bringing her back to life (which he did), but instead of putting it back on he stood there and let her escape. Why?
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What is Savitar's timeline given what we know?

I'm a little confused as to the timeline of Savitar. Spoiler alert for season 3 episode 20. This is what I've come up with: However, this isn't consistent, as This timeline I have also means that ...
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Who was the speedster from the Flash/Supergirl crossover?

Who was that speedster that had Supergirl's powers, in the Supergirl/Flash crossover? Was he really a good guy or will he become Flash's next opponent?
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Has Savitar become slower?

In S3 ep. 15 - The Wrath of Savitar- when Savitar is released, he doesn't seem to be moving that much faster than Barry, and Barry even takes him on. Jessie Quick seems to be able to give him a run ...
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Did we see when The Flash learned about Superman?

Some spoilers about the latest episode of The Flash (Duet - season 3 episode 17). I believe it was during the last song that Barry made a clear reference to Superman. Has Kara ever mentioned her ...
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Explain this reference to Luke Starkiller in The Flash

In The Flash S3 Ep 14 - Attack on Central City, Cisco and Gypsy are talking. Gypsy is in a cell, and Cisco is trying to convince her to help the team. Gypsy says Are you trying to Luke Starkiller ...
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Why did Barry and the team believe Grodd's story that the gorillas in Earth 2 wanted to attack Earth “1” In S3 EP13?

In season 3 episode 13 (Attack on Gorilla City), Grodd tells Barry and his captive friends that the leader of the gorillas in Gorilla City was plotting to get the gorillas to Earth 1 and attack its ...
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Why does Flash (2014) not simply disarm or knock out his opponents in the moment he arrives? [duplicate]

I'am aware of the "Why is the Flash not unstoppable" question but it does not answer the question for the 2014 TV-show. Here we see the following very often: Flash arrives and stops and talks to his ...
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Why does Killer Frost try to kill Caitlin after being freed?

In the Flash episode "Back to Normal", why did Killer Frost try to kill Caitlin?
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Why Did Zoom kidnap Caitlin?

After Caitlin got Zoom to spare Barry's life he kidnapped her as seen on the video, but why?
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What did Barry Allen inherit by watching the confession video?

Here's the scene: Lawyer: As you know, Harrison Wells left the property to you as part of his living trust. Barry: Yeah, which I did not ask him to do, but I've been keeping the place up. ...
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Why can't the Flash fly while he is running at the speed of light? [closed]

Why can't he fly? It only makes sense because of the lift he would get, especially at the speed of light. And why wouldn't he transform into light instead? I mean he could go around the universe in ...
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Why does Zoom need the Flash, when he has another?

So Zooms goal is to steal the Speedforce from Barry Allen Why not simply take another earths Flashes Speedforce, why go though all this hassle for Barry's?
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Why the different colors of speedster’s lightning?

In the Flash we see multiple speedsters each with different lightning colors, red, yellow, and blue. Is there any relation between the colors and how fast they are, or are the different colors simply ...
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In the TV Show *The Flash*, what type of scientist is Harrison Wells/Dr.Wells?

In the TV Show The Flash, what type of scientist is Harrison Wells/Dr.Wells? If you can, please be specific. I was thinking that he is somewhere in between the lines of a chemist and a physicist, ...
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In Flashpoint, how does Barry vanish before his mom could be killed?

Look here for the video reference. In the Flashpoint, at the beginning of season 3 of The Flash, Barry Allen lets Eobard Thawne to go back to the fateful night and kill Barry's mom. Ok, here is the ...
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Why does everyone still use the name “Jay Garrick”?

In Season Two of Flash, as we learn more about Jay Garrick, we learn that With that in mind, why is everyone continuing to use the name "Jay Garrick" when talking about him.
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Is “Harrison Wells” accurately pretending?

A basic truth about season 1 of The Flash is that Doctor Harrison Wells is Being surrounded by smart people like Cisco and Caitlin, especially Caitlin who helps the team with medical things could ...
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Why did season 1 Barry disappear when season 2 Barry saved his mom?

In the season 2 finale of The Flash, Barry is broken after he lost his dad, after he beat Zoom, so he went back in time to save his mom. And he succeeded. Then he saw his younger self through the door,...
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Are all of Barry’s memories of his old life back in his head? (Spoilers for season 3)

A word of warning...this question reveals plot points from season 3, episode 1. In The Flash 3x01 "Flashpoint", the alternate timeline Barry’s in Transcription from a scene: But at the end of the ...
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Why does Zoom keep thinking he and Barry are same?

In The Flash Season 2 Zoom is the villain to take on Barry and he is actually Hunter Zolomon but acts as a friend named Jay Garrick. He had a similar tragic back-story like Barry with his mom dying ...
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Why weren't there two Barry Allens in Flashpoint Season 3?

In Flash season 3 episode 1, Barry has gone back in time- again- and stopped Eobard Thawne from killing his mother. We hear during the show that he was there for three months, so presumably from there,...