Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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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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Why didn't Reverse-Flash kill this person?

In The Man In The Yellow Suit (S01E09), EDIT: Thanks for all the answers, but seeing as how the question was asked before we learned the true identity of Wells and it was answered by the episode ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 are Felicity, Cisco, and Caitlin re-introduced to each other in The Flash: Going Rogue?

When Barry was struck by lightning and went into a coma, Felicity constantly traveled to Central City to visit him at S.T.A.R. labs, where she met Wells, Cisco and Cailtin. However, in the Going ...
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Why did Captain Cold decide to call out Flash in public in “Revenge of the Rogues”?

In Season 1 Episode 10, "Revenge of the Rogues", for The Flash, Captain Cold teams up with Heat Wave to wreak havoc on Central City. There is a lot of conflict as Captain Cold is calling the shots ...
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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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How are prisoners in the CW's The Flash fed?

The cells from the particle accelerator in the TV show "The Flash" don't look like they have a bathroom or a way to pass in food. Is there an explanation in the comic books for this?
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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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How can the Flash stay on the ground?

In The Flash, S01E01, the Flash was running around a tornado; at that speed he should detach from the ground, shouldn't he? Or is gravity that strong?
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How was the impenetrable force field penetrated?

In The Man In The Yellow Suit (S01E09), Team-Flash uses a Tachyon Field as an impenetrable force field believing that which it seems to do. But How was the field penetrated, or was it not really ...
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Can The Flash turn off his powers?

I was recently watching the mid-season finale of The Flash, and one notable event in that episode is that... It's an awesome moment, but then I had a confusing thought: But given that, This, of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Where did the other one go?

In S02E17 "Flash Back" Barry Were they merged somehow or did he just disappeared?
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...