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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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Can we establish how fast the Flash is moving in “Enter Flashtime”?

In the Season 4 Episode 15 Barry very likely "runs" the fastest so far in the TV series. Basically half the episode plays while a While Barry doesn't move as far as calculated here, he moves half the ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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 does everyone still use the name “Jay Garrick”?

In Season Two of Flash, as we learn more about Jay Garrick, we learn that With that in mind, why is everyone continuing to use the name "Jay Garrick" when talking about him.
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Why does Zoom keep thinking he and Barry are same?

In The Flash Season 2 Zoom is the villain to take on Barry and he is actually Hunter Zolomon but acts as a friend named Jay Garrick. He had a similar tragic back-story like Barry with his mom dying ...
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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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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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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 did Thawne need the particle accelerator to be built 6 years earlier?

In Season 1, Episode 17 of The Flash, we learn via flashback (oof, sorry about that) that Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, killed Harrison Wells and his wife while stuck in the past and assumed Wells'...
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

The Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover begins on Earth-90, the Earth that features the Flash from the '90s television show The Flash as a hero. A multitude of heroes appear to be dead, killed by the ...
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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 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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Did Barry Allen and Felicity Smoak have a past relationship?

In Part 2 of Elseworlds, when Felicity finds out that Barry and Oliver have switched bodies, she says "it's not every day you find out your husband is your ex and vice-versa." This implies that Barry ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 does Zoom need the Flash, when he has another?

So Zooms goal is to steal the Speedforce from Barry Allen Why not simply take another earths Flashes Speedforce, why go though all this hassle for Barry's?
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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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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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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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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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How can The Flash carry multiple people at once?

In season 3 in the episode with the gorilla city I'm pretty sure The Flash carries a whole bunch of people at once. We see one bundle of red flashes flowing though the forest and at the end suddenly ...
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Is “Harrison Wells” accurately pretending?

A basic truth about season 1 of The Flash is that Doctor Harrison Wells is Being surrounded by smart people like Cisco and Caitlin, especially Caitlin who helps the team with medical things could ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any plan to expand Arrow/Flash-Verse to include the rest of the Justice League?

Marvel is currently making a killing with their expansive network of movie tie-ins, which I assume is what prompted the Arrow/Flash tie-ins (behind the scenes). DC is also coming up with Dawn of ...
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What does Gideon say Barry Allen is the founding member of?

When Barry, Cisco, and Caitlin first finds Gideon, she tells them about Barry saying "Founding member of..." but is interrupted by Barry. What exactly will Barry be the founding member of?