Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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How was this possible?

In the mid-season finale, we finally get some answers to who Harrison Wells actually is and we finally see Flash and Reverse-Flash interact.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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Why did Detective West ask Cisco to check Harrison Wells' blood?

In season 1 episode 13, "The Nuclear Man" of The Flash, Joe West and Cisco Ramone discover two fifteen-year-old blood samples at the scene of Barry Allen's mom's murder. At this point in the series, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Did Barry actually lose his powers?

In the latest episode of The Flash, Barry Allen goes up against Farooq/Blackout. Did he actually lose his powers, or was it all in his head? How was he able to keep the connection active the second ...
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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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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 ...