Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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Does the Flash ever meet his younger self in the TV show, after having gone back in time?

In The Flash (the 2014 TV-series), we see the Flash going back in time in "Out of Time" (S1E15) while solving the tsunami issue. But we didn't see him going back to the future. So we can assume he ...
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Why is Barry so slow to catch the arrow in the Arrow/Flash advert?

In the Advert for Arrow/Flash, Barry takes some time catching the arrow. If it was a bullet it would make more sense. But if you have seen the video you will see that Barry almost misses it and the ...
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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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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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What created the Hawk/Savage cycle?

In the Flash/Arrow crossover Legends of Today/Legends of Yesterday, we're introduced to Vandal Savage, Hawkman (Khufu), and Hawkgirl (Shayera). The three of them are bound in a repeating cycle where ...
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The Flash - Why didn't any meta-humans attack before Barry awakening? [duplicate]

After watching the complete first season, I still don't understand... Where were the meta-humans and why they didn't appear before Barry Allen awakening ( only nine months after )?
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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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Why did future Flash save his child-self from Reverse Flash only once?

In The Flash (2014), Now, the question is: Why didn't Flash stay with his child-self or with Reverse Flash to save himself? Why did he return knowing Reverse Flash could go after his child-self again?...
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How can The Flash still exist, given the events of the last episode of season 1?

Since there would be no So the time line will be altered drastically: remember Eobard said to Wells that he only built the particle accelerator in 2020. So how is it even possible for the Flash to ...
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What happens to the first flash we see

The first time we see Barry as a child we also see the fight between future versions of The Flash and The Reverse Flash. We know that The Reverse Flash is unable to return to the Future after this ...
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If Reverse-Flash lost the speed force, and his speed only comes back sometimes, why is he always faster than Barry?

So I started watching this show just a few weeks ago and binged watched it all the way to the current episode. It's simply amazing. One thing that has been bother me is this.... Dr. Wells says he ...
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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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Where did the guy with laser eyes come from?

In the last two episodes of Flash Season 1 we see all of the characters Flash has use their metahuman abilities Of course, 4 of these characters are familiar to anyone who has watched the show to ...
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How did he find the wormhole breach?

I've just watched The Flash S2 episode 3 where Snart confronted with his fanatic father; Jay stabilised the breach at S.T.A.R. Labs, Cisco saved Snart's sis & Iris getting back her mom. However, ...
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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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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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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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Do Ronnie and Dr. Stein have to be in the same room to become Firestorm?

In the new Flash series is it possible for Ronnie and Professor Stein to be in seperate locations and still merge into Firestorm?
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Will Barry Allen be gone in the next season or will he be alive and a hero? [closed]

Is there going to be a season 2 and what happens at the alter does he die?
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Why did Reverse-Flash reveal his true identity?

Obviously, lots of spoilers about the first season of the TV Show The Flash ahead! The main plot of the first season of The Flash is the fight between our hero and his nemesis, the Reverse-Flash. ...
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Flash and Reverse Flash relationship

I remember during the last few episodes of season 1 Which brings me to my main question: As far as I can tell, this isn't explained at all during the season and no characters ever acknowledge ...
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Why didn't Barry's father get a retrial after Joe and others witnessed the Reverse Flash?

In the episode The man in the yellow suit (S01, E09), we see that there is a small group of cops that Joey and Eddie bring along as backup. So if these policemen witnessed the reverse flash why didn'...
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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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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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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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The Flash healing factor (new TV series)

Is The Flash healing factor ultimate like Wolverine's, or is it limited to a tissue type and/or percentage of damage? In one of the episodes, Cisco says to Flash "(...) watch out for teeth, because ...
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Can the Flash be held liable for Flash-related property damage?

In the new Flash series, we often see The Flash zooming around town, rocking cars & shattering windows for several feet around. At least one legal blog seems to think he would quickly find himself ...
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Wouldn't Eddie's actions cause a paradox?

The Flash season finale just happened recently. In it, we see: What other implications could this cause?
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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 did the STAR Labs crew agree to help Eobard Thawne?

In the Flash Season 1 finale "Fast Enough," During the planning for this, he is told he'll only have 1 minute and 52 seconds, which is enough time to but, as Barry says, not enough time to ...
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Dr. Wells and Mirakuru in The Flash and Arrow Universe

I have just recently finished season 2 of the CW series Arrow. During the events, at some point of the season, team Arrow resort to STAR labs to generate the cure for Mirakuru (Japanese pronunciation ...
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What did Captain Cold initially request from Barry in The Flash S01E22?

Spoiler alert : What did Snart ask of Barry?
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Why didn't the STAR Labs team choose this method to transport the metahumans?

When the STAR Labs team was moving the imprisoned metahumans out of the Pipeline, why didn't they freeze them using Captain Cold's gun?
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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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How was the Arrow able to help the Flash?

In episode 22 of The Flash, we see However, the Arrow is currently How was he able to travel to Central City and help the Flash?
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Legal cover up for incarcerating people in S.T.A.R. Labs

AFAIK, incarcerating people randomly in cells is highly illegal. However, we find in the 2014 CW series "The Flash" that all metahumans they met, were put in prison cells in the used-to-be particle ...
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Can Reverse Flash kill Flash?

Can Reverse Flash kill Flash? Does that mean they can kill each other at any time? Or is there some particular time point, before which they can't irreversibly damage one another. Is this time ...
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How did Everyman know what to do in this scenario?

In episode S1E20 of The Flash ("The Trap"), we see Harrison Wells closely recreate his scene from episode S1E15 ("Out of Time"). However, it turns out that Wells Given this scenario, how does Bates ...
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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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Was Everyman using super powers he doesn't have?

When I was watching the The Flash episode, The Trap (S01E20), I noticed this one strange thing: But earlier in this series, it was mentioned that he does not gain the power from the metahuman he ...
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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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How did Thawne make sure the Particle Accelerator would affect Barry the way he wanted it to?

Recent episodes imply that Eobard Thawne designed the particle acellerator to malfunction and give Barry his speed but isn't that leaving a lot to chance? Assuming it even affected Barry how could ...
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Is Faroq/Blackout dead?

TV Tropes claims this character didn't survive the episode (and it did look that way) but at the end of the episode he (or his body) is shown to be kept in a cell in the pipeline- what would be served ...
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What exactly did Barry do in “Rogue Time” to change things so badly?

The Flash S1E16, "Rogue Time", starts out right where the previous episode left off, with Barry having just traveled back in time 24 hours. Wells almost immediately picks up on it and warns him not ...
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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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How did The Flash originally obtain Super Speed?

S1E1 Spoilers in S1E15 in the following episode (S1E16) However this raises a question I'm accepting responses based on the Original Series / Comics despite knowing that in cannon things do ...
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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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Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
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Why was Barry not burned?

In the climax of episode 10, Barry goes up against Heatwave and Captain Cold simultaneously. During the fight he and Wells determine that having Barry take the brunt of the attacks is what will ...
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Why do the Danton Black copies come fully clothed?

In episode 2 of the new Flash tv show the team goes up against Multiplex a.k.a. Danton Black. At some point, Caitlin uses the stem-cell residue on Barry's suit and it grows into a fully clothed ...