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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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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Does the Flash run out of breath like a normal human when exercising? [duplicate]

When a DC-universe human runs/exercises in general, much like our earth's humans they get out of breath and tire. Does this happen to the Flash? If so does he just have an insanely high fitness level? ...
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How can the Flash dodge a bullet but not a punch?

When the Flash faces off against Danton Black, he's hit several times throughout the episode by Danton's fists. Yet, in many other episodes, when shot at, he can dodge bullets and react in time as if ...
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How does Cisco from Flash know the unknown?

Okay so guys, all of the meta-humans on The Flash have been caused by the particle accelerator, right. They got their powers and all of them can be proved, or stopped by physics. But Cisco, how does ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper exist in the Flash universe?

Warner Channel is promoting Flash/Big Bang Theory in a commercial in which Cisco and Sheldon seem to have a mutual admiration thing going on. As you can see in the photos below, Carlos Valdez is ...
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How did Hartley Rathaway know about Wells being The Reverse Flash?

In The Flash season 1 episode 11 Hartley Rathaway says he knows Wells’ secret (about him being The Reverse Flash): Barry: Looks like you're not as smart as everyone says. Hartley Rathaway: ...
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S02E23 Flash Earth 3 [Spoiler Alert]

Last week Episode 23 of Season 2 of Flash (2014) TV Series released. When I was watching it, near the end Flash is racing Zoom. Then Zoom says "Earth 1 is the center of the multiverse, it's THE access ...
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Do these metahumans match up with real comic versions?

At the end of Season 2 Episode 21, Here are a few screenshots: Are these metahumans pulled directly from the comics? Put another way, do they correspond to actual DC comic characters or are they ...
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How did this character appear at the end of The Flash season 2 finale?

In The Flash season 2 finale, "The Race of His Life", after we are shown a scene on Earth-2, where we can see that Flash later contacts Zoom and tells him Later, Zoom agrees to this condition and ...
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What's the point of this plan in Flash season 2 finale?

Potential spoiler for people who hasn 't seen The Flash Season 2 finale! In the Season 2 finale, the team (almost all the team) have a plan to beat Zoom, which basically consists in sending him back ...
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Is there any evidence that Barry's time traveling affects Star City?

Several times now, we've seen Barry travel through time. Has there been evidence of things changing in Star(ling) City because of this?
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How many Time Remnants can one have at any given … time?

Zoom has made repeated use of Time Remnants, sacrificing them as needed. In The Race of His Life: Now:
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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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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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Why can't the Speed Force take back Zoom's speed?

In The Flash TV series, why can't the Speed Force itself defeat Zoom by taking away his speed? P.S. I am not a comic guy!
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Is this property of doppelgangers ever shown in the show?

A plot point of the 22nd episode of the second season of The Flash TV show is that Has this property ever been shown in the show? Or was it just introduced in the show for that episode?
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How exactly did Zoom fake his death?

In Escape from Earth-2 However, we find out in Versus Zoom that he did...something...with his time remnant to fake his death. I'm not sure how that works exactly. We saw earlier in the season that ...
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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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When Barry time travels one day in the past, where is the Barry of that timeline?

The title says it all: When Barry time travels one day in the past, where is the Barry of that timeline?
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The Flash S02E20 : What does 'Barry Allen is trapped in speed force' means?

In reference to The Flash TV Series Season 2 Episode 20: In the end, we see that Barry Allen doesn't exist in physical World anymore. But his soul is trapped in Speed Force (Got this from YouTube ...
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What was going on with Oliver Queen and Flash at the graveyard? [duplicate]

At the start of Season 4 of Arrow, we see a flash-forward teaser scene: Oliver Queen at a grave. The Flash shows up and apologizes for not being able to help out, and Oliver says he understands, ...
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What exactly is the relationship of Hunter Zolomon to Jay Garrick?

In a recent episode, it was revealed that: And yet, So...why do they, as far as I can tell, look exactly alike? Have I missed something here?
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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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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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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 are there diffrent versions of this character?

In The Flash Season 2 Episode 18 we found out that we also know about his past then we find out that so why are there multiple versions of
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Where did the other one go?

In S02E17 "Flash Back" Barry Were they merged somehow or did he just disappeared?
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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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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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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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Is the Arrowverse watching order a bit jumbled? [duplicate]

So I've been looking at plenty of watching orders for Arrow season 4, The Flash season 2, Legends of Tomorrow season 1 and Supergirl season 1. As most of you know, there are crossovers but the airing ...
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Which events were overwritten in The Flash? [closed]

In The Flash season 2 episode 17: Furthermore, Caitlin says: Which events were altered, and which never happened? Was there a firestorm? Singularity opening? Earth 2? Did Barry go back in time to ...
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How does Barry keep from accidentally running through time?

As noted in this answer, Barry can run through time when he hits mach 2. Until recently, this was considered his top speed. In the episode Trajectory (S02E16), Barry is told that he needs to run mach ...
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Who meets Harrison Wells after the car crash?

As he mentioned to Joe earlier on in the series, he started work on the particle accelerator shortly after the car crash that killed his fiance. However in season 1 episode 17 Tricksters, in a ...
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Why doesn't Green Arrow just ask Flash to capture Damien Darhk?

In The Flash episode "Legends of Today" (Season 2, Episode 8), Team Arrow is not doing well in their fight with Damien Darhk and his Ghosts when Barry Allen comes in and speeds them out. Damien Darhk ...
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Why don't the characters in “The Arrow” use these for everyone?

Could please someone explain why Oliver or anybody from the Team Arrow does not consider a Pit as one of the most important things in the world? Coping with criminals is cool for sure, but aging and ...
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Why did the Particle Accelerator in Earth-2 explode when it did?

In the first season we learn that Eobard Thawne - posing as Dr. Harrison Welles - deliberately caused the particle accelerator to go boom to "make" Barry the Flash. We also learned he changed history ...
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What makes Captain Cold and Heatwave teammates?

Captain Cold and Heat Wave appear as regular enemies of the Flash in the 2014 TV show The Flash, and part of the team of time travelers in Legends of Tomorrow. They are showed as strongly connected, ...
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How much G-Force do people transported by the Flash experience?

How much is estimated g-force experienced by people grabbed and moved by Flash, and many times does it exceed fatal dose of (around) 65g? Why don't these people die because if the G-force?
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Why is Zoom sending metahumans to kill the Flash?

Zoom wants the Flash's speed, so he needs to catch the Flash and rip his speed. But, as was implied in many episodes he cannot steal someone's speed if they are dead. So why is Zoom sending ...
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Was Zoom's last act at the end of Escape from Earth-2 intentional?

At the end of Escape from Earth-2, just when it looks it's all fine and dandy, Zoom: Now, nothing so far indicates we can see through a portal. So, did Zoom know what he was getting at the other end,...
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Why did Eobard Thawne take Farooq Gibrans' Blood?

Okay so back in Season 1 Episode 7 Barry Allen goes up against Blackout - Farooq Gibran. My question is why, at the end of the episode did Eobard Thawne (disguised as Harrison Wells) take a sample ...
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Captain Cold. What is so special about the cold gun?

Talking here about the TV Show series of the Flash, I can't help but failing to see what is so special about the cold gun and whether it is just plot hole of whether there's something in the comics (...
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How many people know Flash's secret identity?

So many people know Flash's "Secret Identity" in this new TV show, that I must confess I have lost the count. Bellow is a small list, far from complete: Can anyone provide a complete list?
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Why is everyone running in circles?

Barry has already proven that he can run fast enough to open a time portal, and he can grab or carry people/large items while running. In The Reverse-Flash Returns (S02E11), Barry and need to open a ...
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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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Has Per Degaton appeared in any of the current DC comics adaptations?

In the first episode of Legends of Tomorrow, Rip Hunter mentions three despots: Caesar, Hitler, and Per Degaton. I haven't watched Arrow, but I do watch The Flash and Supergirl. The mention of someone ...
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Is Reverse Flash from a different timeline than Rip Hunter?

In Flash (2014), we're introduced to Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, who was born in 2151. In Legends of Tomorrow, we're introduced to Rip Hunter, in the year 2166. Logically, Eobard would be ...
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Why isn't this Metahuman in Iron Heights?

Supposedly in the beginning of Season 2 Iron Heights prison has a section meant to hold metahuman criminals (Cisco even contributed to the design) but Barry and Co, after taking down a thief and ...