Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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Why do some speedsters show this trait?

It is shown that the eyes of Nora West-Allen the daughter of Barry and Iris in The Flash Season 5 Episode 19 & 20 glow red. It is also seen that the Reverse Flash has glowing red eyes. We know ...
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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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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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Is the 1990 Flash part of the Arrowverse continuity?

Spoilers for the season two finale of The Flash (2014) In episode 2x13 of The Flash (2014) we were shown a glimpse of John Wesley Shipp as Flash from the 1990 show. In the season two finale Also ...
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When did Barry Allen meet Felicity Smoak for the first time?

I should start by telling I probably started the both series 'The Flash' and 'The Arrow' in the wrong order. I first watched 'The Flash' season , after that I started watching 'The Arrow' because I ...
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What happened to Gideon in the Flash?

On the Flash Season 1, Harrison Wells has a room where he communicates with an A.I. system called Gideon. This system seems to also hold information about the future of the timeline. Later we also ...
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What happened to Jay Garrick?

In S02E16 of 'The Flash' it is revealed that... At first I thought that perhaps Zoom had... However, in S02E18 we see a flashback in which we see Hunter Zolomon's father wearing, This begs the ...
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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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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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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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How did Barry outrun a lightning bolt?

Twice in Season 1 (I haven't yet seen Season 2) Barry outruns a lightning bolt (or reacts faster than the bolt itself). The first time is in Season 1 Episode 7 (Power Outage), where The second time ...
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Why is S.T.A.R. labs so easy to walk into?

Several characters including villains just walk into where Barry is in his Flash suit unmasked, or testing his speed in street clothes.
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What is the purpose of the designs on the wall?

On both Earth 1 and Earth 2, there is what appears to be braille writing on the walls of the Time Vault. It seems to have no functional purpose. Why is there braille writing, or whatever the design ...
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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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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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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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How can Flash control where he time travels?

Both in the various comic book series and the 2014 TV Show, we have seen The Flash running so fast that he travels through time. How can he control the exact date and time he wants to arrive, when he ...
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Why did future Barry ask the present Barry not to save his mom?

When the present Barry went back in time to save his mom, the Barry from the future (the one fighting Eobard Thawne) tells the present Flash not to save his mom. Why so? Is this because he had seen ...
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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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In The Flash (CW), what is the Time Wraith?

I have done extensive research, but in the DC universe, I have found nothing on time wraiths. When I watched the episode, I saw the time wraith was wearing a hood much like the one Barry Allen wears. ...
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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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In between which episodes of Arrow did this episode of Flash happen?

The Flash S1E18, All-Star Team Up has Ray and Felicity from Arrow show up in Central City. However, there were some oddities in their relationship that don't jive with their current state over in ...
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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,...
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What's written on the wall?

On both Earth 1 and Earth 2, the Time Vault has what appears to be braille text all over the its walls. What, if anything, does the braille say? Does it read the same between universes?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Superman/Flash Time Travel

Just finished Season 1 of The Flash. Loved it!!! The Flash time-travelled twice, once by himself and using the particle accelerator. Can Superman reach the same velocity to do the same? Is there ...
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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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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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Who pays for Cisco's and Caitlin's salaries in season 2?

Now that Wells is out of the picture, who pays for their salaries? They don't appear to have another job. I know that Wells left STAR Labs to Barry, but I don't think he has enough money to pay them ...
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How fast is Barry really at the beginning of the Flash 2014 TV series?

During episode 1x02 - The Fastest Man Alive Barry and Joe have the following conversation in the lobby of the CCPD: Joe: I always had a very simple set of beliefs. Gravity makes things fall, water ...
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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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Which Time Travel theory does The Flash follow?

In the season 1 finale of The Flash However, this does raise the question: Which Time Travel theory applies in The Flash? ...would imply a single universe model, as changes in the past immediately ...
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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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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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Viewing requirements for Arrow S04E08 and The Flash S02E08

From the brief episode descriptions I've read for The Flash S02E08 (Legends of Today) and Arrow S04E08 (Legends of Yesterday), they appear to be two parts of the same story. I've watched all episodes ...
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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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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 ...