Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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In what order should I watch Flash and Arrow TV Shows?

The two TV shows Arrow and The Flash cross over (or so I'm told). I've only been watching Arrow so far, and Barry Allen has just turned up. Do I need to start watching Flash episodes? What order do ...
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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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DC Transmedia Universe: are Man of Steel and Arrow part of the same cinematic universe?

Marvel obviously have a very successful cross-medium Universe, and there are a lot of suggestions that DC are attempting some form of wider Universe themselves. Arrow and Flash are both going to ...
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What is Barry Allen's aka The Flash's top speed?

Barry Allen, a forensic scientist for the Central City Police Department (C.C.P.D.) was struck by lightning and bathed in chemicals which later granted him super-speed and the power to tap into the ...
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Do I need to watch Arrow before I watch The Flash?

This question provides a list of The Flash and Arrow episodes and the way that they crossover from time to time, and mostly seems to be concerned with the order in which to watch Arrow and The Flash. ...
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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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Is Supergirl part of the same universe as The Flash and Arrow?

The upcoming Supergirl TV series is developed by Greg Berlanti, who also developed both Arrow and The Flash. The three shows also share many other crew members. Will Supergirl be set in the same ...
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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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When does Arrow S04E19 occur in relation to The Flash?

At the end of Arrow S04E19 we see that So where does this Arrow episode occur in time, in relation to the Flash? Because as of The Flash S02E18's ending we know that So where does this episode of ...
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How can S.T.A.R. Labs afford to keep the lights on?

IIRC in the first episode of The Flash TV show, Dr. Wells mentions that after the explosion he has become something of a pariah, and that S.T.A.R. Labs has lost most or all of its backers. If this is ...
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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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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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Did other meta-humans enter a coma?

In the first episode of The Flash (2014), Barry's struck by lightning, some chemicals fall on him, and he enters a coma for 9 months. This happens when the S.T.A.R. Labs particle accelerator is ...
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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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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 do people choose to stay in Starling City/Star City?

Starling City in Arrow hasn't had a very good track record over the last couple of years (spoilers from the show): A pretty poor economy overall Open conflict between multiple gangs A wide-spread ...
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Why aren't there two Flashes?

At the end of The Flash S1E15, Out of Time, Barry accidentally However, as we saw this same scene play out earlier in the episode, there should be two Flashes standing there. Why wasn't there a ...
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Why is the Flash always so slow in key moments? [duplicate]

I'll try to ask the question as general as possible and I will give some spoilers with specific examples below. I've only watched the TV series of the Flash, but I will happily accept answers from the ...
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How is Eobard Thawne still alive? [duplicate]

I am still trying to figure out how Eobard Thawne is still alive. As seen in season one of The Flash, to stop Thawne from going back to his time. But how does Eobard Thawne come back?
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Does The Flash age?

In The Flash, we see that Barry exists in the future- Reverse Flash comes back through time because of their conflict in the future. So clearly he exists there. But as far as I can recall they never ...
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Shouldn't this character have disappeared?

In the episode Versus Zoom, we learn that Now, going on the previous episodes, such as
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Why doesn't Flash kill OR knock out OR tie up faster (in seconds)? [duplicate]

Really, why Flash doesn't kill OR knock out OR tie up Bad Guys in seconds? He can do it. He has A LOT of time. He can literally do anything with those poor bad guys. This question not about ...
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