Questions tagged [the-flash-2014]

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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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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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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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Are all of Barry’s memories of his old life back in his head? (Spoilers for season 3)

A word of warning...this question reveals plot points from season 3, episode 1. In The Flash 3x01 "Flashpoint", the alternate timeline Barry’s in Transcription from a scene: But at the end of the ...
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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 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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What happened to the future Flash who stopped Barry from saving his mother in season 1?

When Barry went back to save his mother in season 1, he was hiding in a room and when he was about to go out, there was a Flash who signaled at him to not do it, to not save her. But when he went back ...
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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 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 did Barry in Flashpoint (s3e1) release his captive?

Barry was going to accept losing his memories about the original timeline, but he changed his decision when the Kid Flash was injured and then released Thawne. Why wasn't his mom's life more important ...
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Why were the liquids floating in the first episode of The Flash?

In this episode the liquids in Barry's lab begin to float before he is struck, but I thought this only happened when a speedster time travels or there are tachyons present. Given the above why are ...
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Where is Barry Allen of Earth-X?

In the mega crossover of the CW-verse, on Earth-X, we see the evil counterparts of the Arrow (as Dark Arrow), Supergirl (as Overgirl), and counterparts of almost everyone except Barry Allen. Well, ...
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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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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 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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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 does Godspeed have white lightning without Philosopher's Stone?

The 18th episode of season 5 of The Flash TV show is entitled "Godspeed" and Godspeed (aka August Heart) is in that episode. He has white lightning, just like Savitar, but he is not invisible for ...
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How is this character alive in season 5 of “The Flash”?

In season 5 episode 8 we discover that: So how is he alive? Did I miss something?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding the timeline of The Flash Season 1

I have lots of questions with The Flash Season 1. Can someone please help me understand the timeline of the first season? This is what I understood. This might be totally wrong. Eobard Thawne ...
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Why do people in the Arrowverse reference Marvel? [duplicate]

While watching the Flash season 3 episode 5, I just saw Felicity Smoak reference “The Incredible Hulk”. Then, after doing some research, I found out that’s also happened often on other shows of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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When did Barry learn to do this?

Since the latest episode of The Flash just aired, the question and title are full of spoilers. Read at your own risk. When did he learn he could do something like this? What gave him the ...
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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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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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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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Why do some speedsters have glowing red eyes?

It is shown that the eyes of Nora West-Allen the daughter of Barry and Iris in The Flash, season 5 episodes 19 & 20, glow red. It is also seen that the Reverse Flash has glowing red eyes. We know ...
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What happens to a speedster's diet when a power dampener is used on them?

As it's been mentioned on numerous occasions in The Flash (2014) TV series and also sometimes in the Justice League: Animated series, a speedster needs to consume an insane amount of food just to stay ...
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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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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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Does DeVoe's effigies power affect corpses?

When we see a fully powered DeVoe attack an A.R.G.U.S. center in the Flash, we see him reanimate a few downed agents. These agents make sounds like zombie, and the way they were reanimated was ...
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What is Savitar's timeline given what we know?

I'm a little confused as to the timeline of Savitar. Spoiler alert for season 3 episode 20. This is what I've come up with: However, this isn't consistent, as This timeline I have also means that ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...