The Flash (TV series)

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Television series
German title The Flash
Original title The Flash
Country of production United States
original language English
Year (s) since 2014
Warner Bros. Television ,
Berlanti Television,
DC Entertainment ,
Bonanza Productions
length 42 minutes
Episodes 133 in 6+ seasons ( List )
genre Crime , science fiction , action , drama
idea Greg Berlanti ,
Andrew Kreisberg,
Geoff Johns
music Blake Neely
First broadcast October 7, 2014 (USA) on The CW
first broadcast
January 29, 2015 on ProSieben Fun

The Flash is an American science fiction - Action - television series based on the comic book character The Flash based. It is a spin-off of the television series Arrow and formed the basis for the science fiction series Legends of Tomorrow in the Arrowverse . The series has been produced by Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Television for The CW since 2014 .

The series is about Barry Allen, a forensic scientist with the Central City Police Department , who gains superpowers in an accident and thereby gains a tremendously accelerated metabolism and becomes the fastest person in the world. The first broadcast in the United States began on October 7, 2014. In German-speaking countries, the first broadcast has been on ProSieben Fun since January 29, 2015 .

The fourth season was broadcast from October 10, 2017 to May 22, 2018 in the United States on The CW , in Germany it has been shown again on ProSieben Fun since May 3, 2018 . A fifth season of the series was ordered in April 2018, and premiered in the United States from October 9, 2018 to May 14, 2019.

The CW commissioned a sixth season on January 31, 2019; this was broadcast in the USA from October 8, 2019 to May 12, 2020.

A seventh season was commissioned on January 7, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the broadcast will not begin at the beginning of October as before, but only in 2021.


season 1

In 2000, then 11-year-old Barry watched his mother get killed by a supernatural apparition, inexplicably dragging him out of the house himself. Barry's father Henry was then arrested as an alleged murderer. Barry's testimony was unbelievable at the time, and he entered the family of Detective Joe West as a foster child.

14 years later, Barry works as a forensic investigator with the Central City Police Department while searching for his mother's real killer. Shortly after he returned from Starling City, however, he was struck by a strange lightning bolt while an explosion from the STAR Labs particle accelerator throws a wave of dark matter through the city. Barry falls into a coma and superpowers nine months later. He's now a speedster and able to move around at lightning speed, has very quick physical recovery and a few other skills that develop over time.

The enthusiastic Barry starts with the help of STAR Labs employees Cisco Ramon and Dr. Caitlin Snow, who lost her fiancé Ronnie in the explosion, started acting as the superhero Flash and catching other people who were also given different, superhuman abilities in the explosion (meta-beings) and thus commit crimes. Dr. Harrison Wells, the ingenious owner and director of STAR Labs, becomes his mentor. Some of the meta-beings are locked in the remains of the particle accelerator, which has been converted into a special prison.

Barry's foster father Joe, with whom he has a very good and intimate relationship, is initially not enthusiastic about his "heroic deeds", but later also becomes an important ally for the team. Iris, Joe's daughter and Barry's best friend, is enthusiastic about the "Red Flash" and starts to blog about it. Barry, who has been secretly in love with her for years, makes several unsuccessful attempts to get her to quit in order to protect her (and him). Her enthusiasm for the Flash also creates tension with her boyfriend Eddie Thawne, Joe's young partner in the police force, with whom she has been with since Barry's accident.

Felicity Smoak (from the Arrow series ) comes to town several times and also supports the team in the fight against the crook Leonard Snart, aka Captain Cold, who is becoming one of the most dangerous opponents. Barry also finds that if he runs fast enough, he can travel through time: if he accidentally leaps in time, he travels back a day and prevents the city from being destroyed, but at the same time realizes that he has unintentionally broken the timeline in other ways has changed.

Little by little, Joe develops suspicion of Wells and starts an investigation. It becomes clear early on that Wells has not been dependent on a wheelchair since the accident, as initially shown, and that he is hiding something. Joe discovers that the Wells particle accelerator explosion was planned so that Barry would maintain his capabilities. It also becomes clear that Wells is the mysterious "Man in the Yellow Suit," the speedster who murdered Barry's mother at the time.

The team tracked down Wells and found his secret room with the yellow suit and the supercomputer Gideon, which, according to his own statement, was developed by Barry. At the same time it becomes clear that Wells has been spying on the whole team the whole time and so knew about the investigation against him all along. Now he lets loose the mutated supergorilla Grodd on the city and reactivates the particle accelerator.

It turns out Wells' real name is Eobard Thawne, and it dates back to the 22nd century. He had gone back in time to kill young Barry so that Flash, his archenemy, would never exist. However, this was saved by Barry's future self, whereupon Eobard killed Barry's mother out of frustration in order to ensure that the traumatized Barry would never become the Flash. By changing the future, however, he forfeited much of his powers and was trapped in 2000, whereupon he killed the real Harrison Wells and assumed his form and identity to build the particle accelerator (which, according to him, won't actually be finished until 2020 so that Barry would not have got his powers until this point in the original timeline) to finish earlier and turn Barry into the Flash so that he can bring him back to his own time.

With the help of Oliver Queen, alias Arrow, and Caitlin's fiancé Ronnie, who is still alive and has merged with the scientist Prof. Martin Stein to form the Metawesen Firestorm , Barry can stop Thawne and lock him up. Thawne reveals that he is a descendant of Iris' friend Eddie and makes Barry an offer: The particle accelerator serves as a time machine. When Barry releases Thawne, he will explain how to create a wormhole through which he can travel back in time and save his mother; Thawne, in turn, wants to use the same wormhole to travel back to the future.

Barry apparently accepts the offer, although this would prevent him from ever becoming Flash and could also change the course of the story significantly. In the past, Barry arrives just as Thawne and his future self fight. The future Barry warns his younger self with a gesture against saving his mother; she is stabbed by Thawne. Barry then says goodbye to his mother before she succumbs to her injuries.

Back in the present, Barry now wants to stop the surprised Thawne before he gets back into the future. Thawne gains the upper hand in the ensuing fight and is about to kill the Flash when Eddie shoots himself so that Eobard Thawne will never be born. He then transforms back into his real self and then dissolves while Eddie dies. At the same time, the time anomaly created in this way creates a black hole over the city, which threatens to destroy it and the entire planet. The season ends with Barry trying to use his speed to close the black hole again.

season 2

Six months after the closing events of the first season, i.e. after the singularity , Flash is honored as a hero of Central City, even if Barry does not feel like a hero because of Eddie and Ronnie's deaths: Ronnie and Professor Stein had flown into the singularity as Firestorm and had parted in it in order to neutralize them through the energy released; Barry was able to save the falling Professor Stein, but Ronnie has since disappeared.

Jay Garrick, himself a speedster from a parallel universe , the so-called Earth 2 (while Barry's home is Earth 1), arrives at Earth 1 through one of the many rifts between the two dimensions caused by the singularity and visits Barry to help the team Warn Flash of another Earth 2 Speedster called Zoom . Zoom tries to steal their speed from all speed stars from other universes. So he has already taken his powers from Jay. Later, Harrison Wells from Earth 2, whom they simply call "Harry" so as not to be constantly reminded of the wrong Wells (aka Eobard Thawne), joins Team Flash in Earth 1 to stop Zoom.

Meanwhile, Joe and Iris fight over the painful past of their family, especially after the arrival of Iris 'mother and Iris' brother Wally , while Caitlin Snow has to cope with the fact that she has lost her husband Ronnie a second time and now for good. In the meantime, a new partner has to be found for Professor Stein to merge into Firestorm, otherwise he threatens to die. They also find the auto mechanic Jefferson "Jax" Jackson, who after some reluctance agrees to act as a Firestorm partner. Meanwhile, Zoom sends meta beings through the many dimensional cracks from Earth 2 to Earth 1, which are supposed to kill Barry, but fail. Bit by bit, the Flash team closes the dimensional rifts to the parallel world until only one is left. It also turns out that Cisco was also influenced by dark matter and developed the ability to receive visions. Barry and Caitlin give him the nickname Vibe .

Barry, Cisco and Harry travel together through the last open portal to Earth 2 to free Harry's daughter Jessie from Zoom's captivity. This also works; They have to leave the second prisoner, Zooms, an unknown person in an iron mask who constantly knocks on the window of his prison cell. When they come back through the portal and just want to close it, Jay is standing in front of it and is killed and carried away by Zoom shortly before it closes through it. This makes it clear to Barry that he has to get even faster to defeat Zoom. However, Harry and the others fear that Zoom could injure one of their loved ones if they again create an opening between the two dimensions. Thanks to Cisco's visions, the team later learns that Jay Garrick himself is Zoom and therefore not dead, but has deceived her the whole time. Barry sets up a speed equation to increase his pace, but cannot solve it. So he travels back in time and asks Eobard Thawne for help. This gives Barry a USB mass storage device with the necessary data.

Through the data, Barry learns to move faster using tachyon energy. He accidentally ends up in the series universe of Supergirl. When he comes back he is told that he has run four times faster than ever. He decides to lure Zoom to Earth 1. Barry catches him, but Zoom escapes and kidnaps Wally. Zoom wants Barry's speed in exchange, so Barry gives it up to save Wally's life. Since Barry no longer has any powers, Zoom sends his army to Earth 1 to conquer it.

Harry comes up with the plan to rebuild the particle accelerator to expose Barry to dark matter again so that he can again receive powers from the Speedforce. Barry agrees, but appears to be vaporized in the process . In addition, Jessie and Wally are exposed to dark matter. However, thanks to his visions, Cisco can see that Barry is still alive and trapped in the Speedforce. By manifesting itself in well-known people like Iris or Barry's dead mother Nora, Barry can teach Barry to cope with his mother's death. He closes his past, regains his powers, and uses Cisco's new powers to return to defeat Zoom. Full of optimism, Barry frees Central City from Zoom's army with the help of Harry.

Zoom wants to show Barry that he is just like himself. (Zoom, real Hunter Zolomon and a convicted serial killer on Earth 2, had to watch his mother being killed by his father as a child). So he kidnaps Henry Allen and kills him in Barry's childhood home, where Nora Allen was killed by Thawne. Full of hatred, Barry Zoom wants to kill, but he challenges Barry: He should run against Zoom, because he wants to know which of them is the fastest speedster. However, Team Flash locks Barry up because he is in poor mental health.

Team Flash (without Barry) tries to send Zoom back to Earth 2. This fails and Joe zooms into the portal. Now Barry wants to finally bring it to an end and runs in a race against Zoom. This now decided to destroy the entire multiverse in order to rule over Earth 1 as the fastest speedster. During the race, a second Barry arrives and takes care of the device that was supposed to destroy the Multiverse. Barry beats Zoom, whereupon, as Barry had hoped, the Zeitgeist suddenly come out of the Speedforce. You turn Zoom into Black Flash and take it back to the Speedforce.

After defeating Zoom, Barry explains that he has traveled through time to appear twice and thereby attract the zeitgeist. Flash 2 moved so fast that it evaporated while running, destroying the machine. Furthermore, it turns out who Zoom's prisoner behind the Iron Mask is: The man who, to everyone's amazement, is a doppelganger of Barry's father Henry, is the real Jay Garrick. He is Flash from Earth 3 and takes Harry and Jessie with him to Earth 2.

Despite the victory over Zoom, Barry, who has now lost both parents to Speedster, feels worse than ever. Iris tells Barry to do whatever he finds peace with. The two kiss for the first time in this timeline. He then travels back in time to prevent his mother's death. He hits the reverse flash and tells his mother she is safe.

season 3

After saving his mother Nora Allen in the past, Barry has changed the course of time drastically. At the beginning, however, he keeps this to himself. He holds Reverse Flash in a cell that suppresses his speed force. But over time, Barry loses his memories of the original timeline and Eobard Thawne explains to him that this timeline, which he baptizes Flashpoint , would soon overwrite the original timeline and thus Barry's memory until he forgets that he is Flash. To prevent this from happening, Barry lets him go and asks him to kill his mother so that the original timeline can be restored.

However, this has changed and has some major differences from the original timeline. For example, Iris and her father Joe have a disturbed relationship with one another. Barry therefore tries to restore the original timeline without another time jump, especially through conversations. The meta-human Alchemy tries, however, to reproduce the meta-human who had superpowers in the timeline created by Barry (the Flashpoint).

Although Barry changed Earth 1 by jumping in time, according to Harry, Earth 2 has remained the same. This comes on Earth 1 because his daughter Jessie spontaneously developed speedster powers and is now Jessie Quick, which used to be just a nickname of Harry. Harry asks Barry to prevent her from using her powers as Harry is afraid for his daughter, but later changes his mind. She is even briefly trained by Barry so that she can successfully protect Earth 2, and she receives Trajectory's old suit as a gift, now with a lightning bolt symbol on her chest. Before Harry and Jessie leave Earth 1, the team is looking for one of the many other Harrison Wells from the Multiverse. This is supposed to solve a riddle as proof of its suitability, which Harry poses to ensure that the new Harrison Wells meets the necessary basic requirements. Harrison Wells from Earth 19, called HR , finally enters Earth 1 to Harry's displeasure. Harry and Jessie then leave it again.

With Leonard Snart and Mick Rory joining Legends of Tomorrow , the Central City crooks throne is now vacant and occupied by Mirror Master . However, this is beaten by Barry and Jessie as part of their training.

Caitlin Snow's powers and physical characteristics are similar in the timeline to Killer Frost from Earth 2, but she initially keeps this a secret from the team and turns to her mother, who examines her powers more closely and recommends that she not use them for physical reasons . Eventually it turns out that HR is not a scientist, he couldn't solve the puzzle, but his partner.

Caitlin then wants to find Alchemy so that he can neutralize her powers. After this fails, she wears a containment bracelet to prevent an outbreak of her powers and thus her Killer Frost personality. She later wears a snowflake-shaped containment necklace that the team gave her.

Iris' brother Wally is disappointed after seeing Jessie's speedstering skills, as he also wants to become a speedster from the bottom of his heart and has not been given any powers, although like Jessie he was also exposed to the second explosion from the previous season. Since Barry told him that Wally was in Flashpoint Kid Flash , the only way he sees it is to make his dream come true. He visits Alchemy, who is now planting painful visions in his head, and asks him to restore his powers from Flashpoint. Barry and Joe try to prevent this, but fail because of Alchemy, his henchmen and a previously invisible power. Wally is now also a speedster and wants to help Barry as Kid Flash, but Joe forbids him. HR then persuades Wally to train in secret. At Christmas, Wally is finally recognized as Kid Flash and receives a Speedster suit as a gift.

A flashback shows Julian Albert, Barry's "new" forensic partner, on an expedition to secure a mysterious artifact , which he believes can bring back his dead sister, who appeared to him in a vision. has been looking for years. In truth, however, Savitar , another evil speedster, is trapped in this artifact who takes control of Julian and makes him his puppet, Alchemy. When the artifact then affects Cisco, Barry, with the help of Jay Garrick from Earth 3, throws it into the Speedforce, with Barry inadvertently traveling into a possible future. There he has to watch how Iris is killed by Savitar in front of his future self, which, despite all efforts, the latter cannot prevent. This is one possible explanation why a future newspaper article in Eobard Thawne's time chamber no longer shows Iris as the author. However, the team advises Barry not to influence the future and to live in the present. With the removal of the artefact, the Speedster Savitar also disappears from Earth 1. The team is wondering how Savitar is supposed to return and commit the deed when they threw the artefact into the Speedforce. Then it turns out that Caitlin kept a splinter of the artifact in the hope that it could help drain her powers. Barry learns that Savitar is not trapped in the artifact, but in the Speedforce itself, but that he can only free himself from there if he also gets the artifact splinter. Savitar uses a trick to get Wally to take the artifact splinter and toss it into the Speedforce, which frees Savitar again and Wally is sucked into the Speedforce in his place and the worst moment of his life - the death of his mother - again and again have to go through again. Together with Jay Garrick, Barry brings Wally back out of the Speedforce, whereby Jay stays behind at his own request to take his place so that Wally can return to earth. Barry promises to free him.

Thereupon a female so-called collector (a meta-being called Gypsy, who has the same powers as Cisco) reaches earth 1, who is supposed to bring HR back to his original earth, where he is to receive the death penalty for his change of earth according to the laws there. However, Cisco challenges the collector to a duel to protect HR. After he wins, Gypsy gives up and wants to return to Earth 19 with the news that she killed HR in order not to have to admit her defeat. HR accepts that he can no longer return after reporting his death and will therefore stay on Earth 1 permanently. Barry, Iris and the team, which has meanwhile also taken on Julian, are now trying to influence the course of the future so that Iris does not get murdered by Savitar. Barry is considering, for example, extraditing HR because he was seen in the future at the murder and accordingly has an influence on the time. They also re-enact the scene in order to be able to take precautions, for example Wally is supposed to help.

Through Cisco's powers, they are reviewing the scene from the future to see the details they need to change in order to change the entire future. A news program that runs during the scene helps. Now the team sets out to prevent the events that appeared in this program from occurring and thus to save Iris's future. They also question a metahuman named Abra Kadabra , who claims to know how to save Iris, but asks for his guilty remission . The team refuses and has Gypsy arrest him.

Caitlin was seriously injured by fragments on her torso in a fight with Abra Kadabra . In order not to be revealed as a meta-being, she does not want to go to the hospital, which is why she asks Julian, despite his lack of medical skills, to operate her fully conscious under her instructions. After the operation, Caitlin's heartbeat suddenly stopped and did not start again even after several attempts at resuscitation. Julian then removes the device to suppress her abilities as Killer Frost so that her wound heals through her meta-powers, although she had previously expressly said that she would rather die than become Killer Frost. Caitlin transforms into Killer Frost with a shock wave and gets up again.

Barry travels to 2024 to find out who Savitar is. He is looking for the now separated team Flash and asks his future self about Savitar; however, the latter does not know its true identity. Killer Frost is locked up in the future and Barry asks her about Savitar. She says she won't reveal who he is, but that Barry will be very surprised. The team also defeated Mirror Master and his mate Top. Back in the present, Savitar Caitlin (Killer Frost) reveals himself and they team up.

Barry got a clue from the future. He is supposed to look for the researcher Tracy Brand, because only she can help him to lock Savitar in the Speedforce. Meanwhile, Savitar orders "Killer Frost" Tracy Brand to kill. There is a fight between Team Flash and Killer Frost, which the team wins. Savitar then appears and takes Killer Frost with him. In the evening Joe comes home, talks about his new colleague and says that you don't know what you will be and what our destiny will be. Then Barry gets a flashback and thinks about everything that has been said about Savitar and what he said himself. Barry then leaves the house and looks for Savitar. He appears, he confronts him and Barry says that he knows Savitar's identity. He then opens his suit and says, “As I said before. I am the future, Flash. ”As it turns out, Savitar is a time relic of Barry himself, which he created for the fight against Savitar. In Barry's fight against him, Savitar kills all but one time relics, which then travels back in time to become Savitar. However, Savitar has to kill Iris so that Barry is plunged so deep into a depression that Savitar can arise.

Barry shares with the rest of Team Flash that the real identity is Savitar's future Barry. As a result, Cisco developed a device that was originally supposed to ensure that Barry could not save any new memories so that Savitar could not use them as a "weapon" against Barry. However, this plan backfires as Cisco erases all of Barry's memories due to a miscalculation. Barry and Savitar cannot remember their lives or identities, which is why Killer Frost is temporarily returning to STAR Labs to undo this. After Barry and Savitar can remember again, Tracy Brand reveals the "Speed ​​Force Bazooka" to the team, with which Savitar is to be stopped, but an energy source is required, which is located at the ARGUS.

When there are only 24 hours left to save Iris, Barry is forced to do everything possible to prevent her death. The team hides Iris on Earth 2, but without telling Barry about it to prevent Savitar from remembering her whereabouts. Lyla Michaels (Diggles' wife and director of ARGUS) does not trust Barry and denies him access to the energy source at ARGUS So he travels back to 1892 to bring Leonard Snart back to the present during the mission from the Legends and to supply the energy source steal. This turns out to be more difficult than previously thought, as Barry's powers are dampened in the building and the power source is guarded by King Shark. You still manage to get it. In the meantime, Savitar comes to STAR Labs unrecognized in his outfit as 2017-Barry and asks about Iris' whereabouts. However, HR is careless and tells him that she is on Earth 2. Savitar travels there and takes them under his control. A little later, Barry and Savitar find each other on Infantino Street, while Cisco meets with Killer Frost to bring them to their senses. The "Speed ​​Force Bazooka" doesn't work properly and instead of locking Savitar in the Speed ​​Force, it equips him with more Speed ​​Force energy and he kills Iris.

Feeling guilty about revealing Iris' whereabouts so lightly, HR took Iris's place and changed his appearance using light refraction technology. So Savitar unknowingly killed HR instead of Iris. He steals the "Speed ​​Force Bazooka" and kidnaps Cisco so that it can transform it into a "Speed ​​Force Splicer" that spreads him over the entire time axis in order to rule as God from the Big Bang to the end of the universe and thus the time paradox can no longer catch up, because Iris did not die and therefore Barry does not become depressed. Hoping to bring Savitar on the "good side", Barry invites him to STAR Labs to bring him to his senses. However, this does not work and Savitar uses the Philosopher's Stone to destroy STAR Labs.

Cisco completes the renovation of the bazooka and Savitar is ready to become a god and spread himself out in time. He opens access to the Speed ​​Force, but his time is not split up, but Jay Garrick is freed from the "Speed ​​Force Prison" where he had taken Wally's place. Cisco reveals to Savitar that he was responsible for causing the plan to fail. Barry vibrates inside Savitar's suit and destroys him in the process. Savitar lies on the ground and is thought to have passed out. Suddenly he stands up to kill Barry, who is too soon happy about the victory. Iris shoots Savitar and he is wiped out of the timeline because the paradox has caught up with him. During the fight, in which Killer Frost is also involved, this ultimately helps Team Flash to stop Savitor. Cisco hands her the cure Julian made for her and gives her the choice of taking it and becoming Caitlin again. At HR's funeral, she meets with Team Flash and returns the cure. She is obviously no longer the freezing cold killer Frost, but also says that Caitlin no longer exists and that she must now find out on her own who she is now.

Barry and Iris look hopefully into their future together. But since the "Speed ​​Force Prison" lacks an inmate who should have taken Jay's place, the Speed ​​Force itself becomes unstable and chaos breaks out in the whole city. Barry agrees to take his place in it to save the world and, after saying goodbye to everyone, joins the Speed ​​Force.

Season 4

Wally and Cisco now have to protect Central City without Flash. Iris is now the leader of the new Flash team. Suddenly a samurai robot appears who wants to fight with the real Flash instead of the Kid Flash. So this is how they must try to get Barry back. Cisco has been working on a way to get Barry out of the Speed ​​Force in the 6 months since Barry went missing. Contrary to expectations, this encounters a lack of understanding at Iris and Cisco asks Caitlin, who can now control Killer Frost to some extent and who works in a bar, to help him. An attempt to get Barry back apparently goes wrong, but shortly afterwards a portal to the Speed ​​Force opens in the middle of the city, from which Barry jumps out naked. Team Flash tracks him down, but he seems to be out of his mind and is saying strange things. They then lock him up in a cell in the particle accelerator. Iris lets herself be kidnapped by the so-called "Samuroid" in the vague hope that Barry would come to his senses and save her. Fortunately for her, the plan works. He gets the new suit created by Cisco and defeats the samuroid. At the end of the season premiere, the viewer is informed that the "Thinker" and his accomplice built the robot to bring Flash back.

Season 5

Nora reveals to Barry and Iris that she is their daughter from the future. While Barry tries to send Nora back into her own dimension, Iris wants to develop a more intense relationship with her daughter. However, after Nora Barry announced that he would mysteriously disappear within a few years and thus only be able to spend a limited time with his daughter, he too decided to make the best possible use of the time he had with her.

A new enemy named Cicada with insect-like powers appears in the city in search of a dangerous meta-being that is stealing high-tech weapons. While Barry and his team try to neutralize the meta-being, Cicada, however, has dark intentions. Cicada is finally to be stopped by means of a plan developed by Nora. However, during the implementation, a member of the Flash team is at risk.

As a result of further divulged information from Nora about the future development of Iris and Barry, Iris mentally collapses. In order to rebuild her, Barry asks her to help his team track down the Rag Doll meta-being.

In the 100th episode of this series, more plans are forged. To stop Cicada, Barry and Nora want to travel back in time and collect important clues. Barry hesitates, however, and worries about what situations his daughter might see in the past. Caitlin also participates in further plans to stop Cicada and brings the entire team one step closer to that goal.


History of origin

In July 2013, Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg were commissioned to develop a series about the superhero The Flash , the fastest man in the world . Originally, the character Barry Allen was to be introduced as a recurring guest actor during the course of Arrow's second season and appear in a planned backdoor pilot later in the season . He therefore had his first appearance in episodes 8 and 9 of the second season of Arrow . These plans were later abandoned to produce a pilot episode for a stand-alone series.

The pilot episode was filmed in Vancouver , Canada , in March 2014 . On May 8, 2014, the broadcaster The CW commissioned the series. Even before the first episode was broadcast, the broadcaster commissioned further scripts. On October 21, 2014, the station ordered a full season with a total of 23 episodes.

In January 2015, the series was extended for a second season. In March 2016, the extension for a third season and in January 2017 the extension for the fourth season.


The producers announced early on that there would be crossovers between The Flash and Arrow . For example, Stephen Amell can be seen as Arrow in the pilot episode of The Flash . There have been three crossovers so far, in the first season of The Flash (episodes 1, 8, 18 and 22) and the third season of Arrow (episodes 1, 8, 19 and 23). Two more crossovers followed in the fourth season of Arrow and in the second season of The Flash . The two crossovers marked the beginning of the new DC series, Legends of Tomorrow . Season five of Arrow , three of The Flash , two of Legends of Tomorrow and two of Supergirl will be followed by the third crossover, which will be the first to include all four CW shows and combine one episode of each series. As usual, the crossover takes place in the eighth episode of the season.


The main role of Barry Allen received Grant Gustin in September 2013 . In February 2014, Candice Patton and Carlos Valdes joined the series. Later that month, Tom Cavanagh , Rick Cosnett and Danielle Panabaker's engagements became known.

In mid-February 2014, John Wesley Shipp , the lead actor in the 1990 CBS television series Flash, was hired to play the supporting role of Barry Allen's father. Other supporting roles went to Robbie Amell , Wentworth Miller , Dominic Purcell and Greg Finley . Amanda Pays , who starred in the original series just like Shipp, re-embodies the role of Dr. Tina McGee . Mark Hamill , who also starred in the original series, takes on the role of the trickster again. In the fourth season, the character Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man is to be played by Hartley Sawyer .

Cast and dubbing

The German-language dubbed version is being produced on behalf of ProSiebenSat.1 Media by the dubbing company Cinephon Filmproduktions in Berlin. The dialogue books were written by Patrick Baehr , Dirk Hartung and Karim El Kammouchi . The dialogue was directed by Pierre Peters-Arnolds, Michael Ernst , Dirk Hartung and Karim El Kammouchi.

Main cast

Role name Actress Main role Supporting role Voice actor
Bartholomew Henry "Barry" Allen / Flash Grant Gustin 1.01– Julius Jellinek
Iris Anne West-Allen, b. west Candice Patton 1.01– Yvonne Greitzke
Eddie Thawne Rick Cosnett 1.01–2.01 2.17, 3.16 Michael Deffert
Dr. Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost / Frost Danielle Panabaker 1.01– Gabrielle Pietermann
Marieke Oeffinger
Francisco "Cisco" Ramon / Vibe / Reverb (Earth 2) Carlos Valdes 1.01– Karim El Kammouchi
Dr. Harrison Wells / Eobard Thawne / Reverse Flash Tom Cavanagh 1.01–2.01 2.17, 4.07-4.08, 5.08, 5.10, 5.12-5.14, 5.16-5.19, 5.21-5.22, 6.07, 6.13-6.15 Uwe Büschken
Dr. Harrison "Harry" Wells (Earth 2) 2.02-4.23 5.08, 6.11-6.12, 6.15, 6.19
Harrison "HR" Wells (Earth 19) 3.04-3.23
Harrison Sherloque Wells ( Earth 221) 5.03-5.22 6.13
Harrison "Nash" Wells / Pariah 6.03–
Captain (formerly Detective) Joseph "Joe" West Jesse L. Martin 1.01– Wolfgang Wagner
Wallace "Wally" West / Kid Flash Keiynan Lonsdale 2.09-4.03 4.07, 4.23-5.01, 6.14 Amadeus Strobl
Clifford DeVoe / Thinker Neil Sandilands 4.01-4.09, 4.13, 4.18-4.20, 4.22-4.23 5.08 Oliver Siebeck
Kendrick Sampson 4.09-4.10, 4.13 Fabian Oscar Vienna
Sugar Lyn Beard 4.13-4.14 Sarah Tkotsch
Miranda MacDougall 4.14, 4.17-4.18 Sarah Riedel
Arturo del Puerto 4.18 Tommy Morgenstern
Hartley Sawyer 4.18 Sebastian Schulz
David Ramsey 4.22 Ole Pfennig
Cecile Horton Danielle Nicolet 5.01– 1.19, 1.22, 3.04, 3.06, 3.09, 3.11-3.12, 3.18, 3.20-3.21, 4.01, 4.03, 4.05, 4.10, 4.12-4.14, 4.20, 4.22-4.23 Ursula Hugo
Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man Hartley Sawyer 5.01-6.19 4.04-4.06, 4.09-4.14, 4.16-4.18, 4.23 Sebastian Schulz
Nora West-Allen / XS Jessica Parker Kennedy 5.01-5.22 4.11, 4.15, 4.20, 4.23 Alice Bauer
Orlin Dwyer / Cicada Chris Klein 5.01-5.22 Marius Clarén
Mar Novu / The Monitor LaMonica Garrett 6.01–6.09 5.08-5.09 Ralf David
  1. In season 6.

Supporting cast

Role name Actress Supporting role Voice actor
Nora Allen Michelle Harrison 1.01, 1.09, 1.13, 1.17, 1.23, 2.13 (vote) , 2.21, 2.23–3.01, 3.17, 3.23, 5.08, 6.07, 6.14 Sonja Tièschky
Joan Williams (Earth 3) 6.02
Captain David Singh Patrick Sabongui 1.01–1.08, 1.10, 1.15–1.17, 1.19–1.21, 1.23–2.01, 2.06, 2.09–2.10, 2.13, 2.20, 2.22, 3.05, 4.02, 4.07, 4.09–4.10, 4.14, 4.23–5.02, 5.11–5.12, 5.21-5.22, 6.15-6.17, 6.19 Gerrit Hamann
Dr. Henry Allen John Wesley Shipp 1.01-1.03, 1.09, 1.12, 1.17, 1.23-2.01, 2.07, 2.13, 2.20-3.01, 5.08 Pierre Peters-Arnolds
Jay Garrick / Flash (Earth 3) 2.23, 3.02, 3.09, 3.16, 3.23, 4.15, 6.02
Barry Allen / The Flash (Earth 90) 5.08–5.09, 6.09
Barry Allen (young) Logan Williams 1.01–1.02, 1.06, 1.09, 1.13, 1.17, 1.23–2.01 Luca Dombrowski
Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm / Deathstorm (Earth 2) Robbie Amell 1.03, 1.08-1.09, 1.13-1.14, 1.22-2.01, 2.13, 3.16, 5.08 Ricardo Richter
Leonard Snart / Captain Cold Wentworth Miller 1.04, 1.10, 1.16, 1.22–2.01, 2.03, 2.09, 3.04, 3.16, 3.22, 6.09 (vote) Gerrit Schmidt-Foss
Leonard "Leo" Snart / Citizen Cold (Earth-X) 4.08, 4.19
Mick Rory / Heat Wave Dominic Purcell 1.04, 1.10, 1.16, 2.01, 3.08 Viktor Neumann
General Wade Eiling Clancy Brown 1.05, 1.13-1.14, 1.21 Pure beauty
Tony Woodward / Girder Greg Finley 1.06-1.07, 2.21 Robin Kahnmeyer
Gideon Voice: Morena Baccarin 1.07, 1.11, 1.13, 1.16, 1.17, 1.20, 2.10-2.11, 4.17-4.19, 4.22, 5.08, 5.10, 5.12, 5.17-5.20, 6.02, 6.13, 6.14 Melanie Hinze
Dr. Christina "Tina" McGee Amanda Pays 1.09, 1.18, 2.04, 2.11, 2.22 Christina Hoeltel
Hartley Rathaway / Pied Piper Andy Mientus 1.11–1.12, 2.17, 6.13, 6.18 Patrick Baehr
Mason Bridge Roger Howarth 1.11, 1.14-1.16 Robin Brosch
Dr. Martin Stein / Firestorm Victor Garber 1.12-1.14, 1.23-2.04, 3.08, 3.17, 4.08, 5.08 Reinhard Kuhnert
Linda Park / Dr. Light (earth 2) Malese Jow 1.12-1.13, 1.15-1.16, 2.03, 2.05-2.06 Anne Helm
Shawna Baez / Peek-a-Boo Britne Oldford 1.12, 1.22, 4.01, 5.11 Nicole Hannak
Clarissa Stone Isabella Hofmann 1.13-1.14, 2.01 Isabella Grothe
Grodd Voice: David Sobolov 1.14, 1.21, 2.07, 3.13, 3.14, 5.08, 5.15, 6.13 Tilo Schmitz
Mark Mardon / Weather Wizard Liam McIntyre 1.15-1.16, 1.22, 2.09, 5.07-5.08 Tobias Kluckert
Lisa Snart / Golden Glider Peyton List 1.16, 1.22, 2.03 Lara Trautmann
James Jesse / The Trickster Mark Hamill 1.17, 2.09, 3.09 Hans-Georg Panczak
Eobard Thawne / Reverse Flash Matt Letscher 1.17, 1.23, 2.10-2.11, 3.01 Sven Gerhardt
Anthony Bellows Vito D'Ambrosio 1.17, 2.01, 4.04, 4.12 Frank Kirschgens

Klaus Lochthove

Brie Larvan / Bug-Eyed Bandit Emily Kinney 1.18, 5.20 Friedel Morgenstern
Kendra Saunders / Hawkgirl Ciara Renée 1.23, 2.05, 2.07-2.08 Julia Kaufmann
Carter Hall / Hawkman Falk Hentschel 2.08 Markus Pfeiffer
Jay Garrick / Hunter Zolomon / Flash / Zoom (Earth 2) Teddy Sears 2.01-2.03, 2.05, 2.08-2.11, 2.13-2.16, 2.18-2.23, 5.08 Jaron Lowenberg
Zoom's voice: Tony Todd Ingo Albrecht
Jaron Löwenberg
Detective Patty Spivot Shantel VanSanten 2.02-2.11 Marieke Oeffinger
Francine West Vanessa A. Williams 2.02-2.04, 2.11, 3.15 Peggy Sander
Jefferson "Jax" Jackson / Firestorm Franz Drameh 2.04, 3.08, 4.08 Tobias Schmidt
Henry Hewitt / Tokamak Demore Barnes 2.04, 2.13-2.14 Simon Derksen
Jesse Wells / Jesse Quick (Earth 2) Violett Beane 2.05-2.06, 2.09, 2.13-2.16, 2.19-2.23, 3.03-3.04, 3.12-3.16, 4.03, 4.15 Olivia Büschken
Adam Fells / Geomancer Adam Stafford 2.13-2.14 Valentin Stilu
Scott Evans Tone Bell 2.14, 2.16 Peter Lontzek
Edward Clariss / Rival Todd Lasance 3.01-3.03 Adam Nümm
Julian Albert Desmond / (Dr.) Alchemy Tom Felton 3.02-3.03, 3.05-3.07, 3.09-3.13, 3.15-3.16, 3.18-3.21, 3.23 Tobias Nath
Alchemy's voice: Tobin Bell Bodo Wolf
Savitar Grant Gustin

(Costume: Andre Tricoteux )

3.02, 3.06-3.07, 3.09, 3.14-3.16, 3.19-3.23, 5.08 Julius Jellinek
Savitar's voice: Tobin Bell Bodo Wolf
Julius Jellinek
Sam Scudder / Mirror Master Gray Damon 3.04, 3.19 Nico Sablik
Rosalind "Rosa" Dillon / Top Ashley Rickards 3.04, 3.19 Josephine Schmidt
Dr. Carla Tannhauser Susan Walters 3.05, 5.03, 5.19, 6.19 Andrea Aust
Tom Patterson Greg Grunberg 3.07, 3.10 Marco Kroeger
Cynthia "Cindy" Reynolds / Gypsy (Earth 19) Jessica Camacho 3.10-3.11, 3.13-3.14, 3.18, 3.23, 4.02, 4.04, 4.09, 4.20 Leonie Dubuc
Tracy Brand Anne Dudek 3.20-3.23 Diana Borgwardt
Judge Hankerson Ken Camroux-Taylor 3.21, 4.10, 4.13, 5.10, 6.02 Uwe Karpa
Marlize DeVoe / The Mechanic Kim Engelbrecht 4.01-4.03, 4.06-4.07, 4.09-4.10, 4.13-4.14, 4.17-4.20, 4.22-4.23, 5.08 Laura Preiss
Matthew Norvock Mark Sweatman 4.01, 4.05, 4.13, 4.21, 5.11, 6.03, 6.05 Bastian Sierich
Sharon Finkel Donna Pescow 4.02, 4.07, 4.12, 4.19, 4.22 Martina Treger
Warden Gregory Wolfe Richard Brooks 4.02, 4.10-4.13 Detlef Bierstedt
Ramsey Deacon / Kilgore Dominic Burgess 4.02, 4.13 Sven Fechner
Becky Sharpe / Hazard Sugar Lyn Beard 4.03, 4.13 Sarah Tkotsch
Josh / Breacher Danny Trejo 4.04, 4.17, 6.05 Oliver Stritzel
Amunet Black / Blacksmith Katee Sackhoff 4.05, 4.09, 4.12-4.13, 4.21, 6.11 Katrin Fröhlich
Daniela Hoffmann
Mina Chaytan / Black Bison Chelsea Kurtz 4.06, 4.13 Anna Grisebach
Ray Terrill / The Ray Russell Tovey 4.08 Michael Baral
Neil Borman / Fallout Ryan Alexander McDonald 4.10, 4.19, 4.22 Daniel Johannes
David P. Ratchet / Big Sir Bill Goldberg 4.11-4.12 Klaus Nietz
Sylbert Rundine / Dwarfstar Derek Mears 4.12-4.13 Hans-Eckart Eckhardt
Earl Cox Paul McGillion 4.13, 4.17, 5.13 Tobias Lelle
Matthew King / Melting Point Leonardo Nam 4.16, 4.18 Florian Clyde
Officer Jones Klarc Wilson 4.15, 5.04, 5.07, 5.09, 5.11-5.12 Max fields
Janet Petty / Null Bethany Brown 4.17-4.18 Daniela Molina
Dr. Vanessa Ambres Lossen Chambers 5.03, 5.05-5.08, 5.11-5.12, 5.16 Daniela Thuar
Grace Gibbons / Cicada II Islie Hirvonen 5.03, 5.07-5.08, 5.12, 5.17, 5.19-5.20, 5.22 Helen Malin Blaschke
Sarah Carter 5.12, 5.16-5.17, 5.19-5.22 Manja Doering
Thomas Snow / Icicle Kyle Secor 5.05-5.06, 5.19 Frank Röth
Peter Merkel / Rag Doll Troy James
Voice: Phil LaMarr
5.05, 5.20, 6.16 Johann Fohl
Joslyn "Joss" Jackam / Weather Witch Reina Hardesty 5.07, 5.10, 5.20 Julia Vieregge
Kamilla Hwang Victoria Park 5.12, 5.14, 5.17, 5.22, 6.01-6.02, 6.05-6.08, 6.10, 6.13-6.19 Ronja Peters
Renee Adler Kimberly Williams-Paisley 5.13, 5.21 Ulrike Stürzbecher
Trevor Shinick Everick Golding 5.18-5.19, 5.21-5.22 Dieter B. Gerlach
August Heart / Godspeed Kindall Charters

(Costume: Ryan Handley )

5.18, 6.18 (voice) Bernd Egger
Goodspeed's voice: BD Wong
Dr. Ramsey Rosso / Bloodwork Sendhil Ramamurthy 6.01-6.08, 6.17 Matthias Deutelmoser
Chester P. Runk Brandon McKnight 6.01, 6.06, 6.13 Jannik Endemann
Esperanza Garcia / Ultraviolet Alexa Barajas 6.02, 6.06, 6.12, 6.19 Sonia Ortiz
Allegra Garcia Kayla Compton 6.02–6.03, 6.06–6.08, 6.10–6.11, 6.13, 6.16, 6.18–6.19 Maria Hönig
Maya (earth 719) 6.15
Natalie Tess Atkins 6.06, 6.10, 6.11, 6.14 Millie Forsberg
Joseph Carver Eric Nenninger 6.10, 6.16, 6.19 Michael Baral
Dr. Kimiyo Hoshi / Dr. Light Emmie Nagata 6.10, 6.19
Dr. Eva McCulloch / Mirror Mistress Efrat Dor 6.12-6.19 Antje von der Ahe
Sue Dearbon Natalie Dreyfuss 6.12, 6.16, 6.19 Rubina Nath
Millie Rawlins / Sunshine Natalie Sharp 6.15-6.16, 6.19
  1. In episode 1.17.
  2. In a time travel scene (back to episode 2.18) in episode 5.08
  3. In a time travel scene (back to episode 3.22) in episode 5.08
  4. In Episodes 4.10–4.13
  5. In episode 6.11
  6. In season 5.

Guest stars from the Arrowverse

Role name Actress Guest role Voice actor
Oliver Jonas "Ollie" Queen / Arrow / Green Arrow / Dark Arrow (Erde-X) Stephen Amell 1.01, 1.08, 1.22, 2.08, 3.08, 4.08, 5.09, 6.09 Johannes Raspe
Felicity Smoak / Overwatch Emily Bett Rickards 1.04, 1.08, 1.18, 2.08, 3.02, 3.08, 4.05, 4.08 Andrea Wick
William Tockman / Clock King Robert Knepper 1.07 Bernd Vollbrecht
John "Dig" Diggle / Spartan David Ramsey 1.08, 2.08, 2.15, 3.08, 4.22, 5.09, 6.09-6.10 Ole Pfennig
Samantha Clayton Anna Hopkins 1.08, 2.08 Esra Vural
Ray Palmer / The Atom Brandon Routh 1.18, 3.08, 6.09 Patrick Schröder
Clark Kent / Superman (Earth 96) 6.09
Dinah "Laurel" Lance / Black Canary Katie Cassidy 1.19 Stephanie waiter
Laurel Lance / Black Siren (Earth 2) 2.22
Laurel Lance / Siren-X (Earth-X) 4.19
Captain Quentin Larry Lance Paul Blackthorne 1.19 Michael Roll
Sturmbannführer (Earth-X) 4.08
Thea Dearden "Speedy" Queen / Red Arrow Willa Holland 2.08, 3.08 Farina Brock
Malcolm Merlyn / Ra's al Ghul John Barrowman 2.08, 3.17 Peter Flechtner
Damien Darhk Neal McDonough 2.08 Matti Klemm
William Clayton Jack Moore 2.08 Oliver Szerkus
Lyla Michaels / Harbinger Audrey Marie Anderson 2.15, 3.08, 3.22, 5.15, 6.09 Ulla Wagener
Sara Lance / White Canary Caity Lotz 3.08, 4.08, 6.09 Tanya Kahana
Lydia Morgenstern
Kara Zor-El / Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl (Earth-X) Melissa Benoist 3.08, 3.17, 4.08, 5.09, 6.09 Merete Brettschneider
Lily Stein Christina Brucato 3.08 Anja Nestler
Eve Teschmacher Andrea Brooks 3.11 Lina Rabea Mohr
Hank Henshaw / Cyborg Superman / J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter David Harewood 3.17, 6.09 Torsten Michaelis
Winslow "Winn" Schott, Jr. Jeremy Jordan 3.17 René Dawn-Claude
General Schott (Earth-X) 4.08
Mon-El Chris Wood 3.17 Vanya Gerick
Music master Darren Criss 3.17 Michael Ernst
Alex Danvers Chyler Leigh 4.08 Marie Bierstedt
Dinah Drake / Black Canary Juliana Harkavy 4.08 Janina Dietz
Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman Tyler Hoechlin 5.09, 6.09 Tim Knauer
Lois Lane Elizabeth Tulloch 5.09, 6.09 Susanne Geier
Dr. John Deegan Jeremy Davies 5.09 Matthias Deutelmoser
Helena Kyle / Huntress (Earth 203) Ashley Scott 6.09
Kate Kane / Batwoman Ruby Rose 6.09 Julia Vieregge
Lex Luthor Jon Cryer 6.09 Viktor Neumann
Dr. Ryan Choi Osric Chau 6.09 Dirk Stollberg
John Constantine Matt Ryan 6.09 Stefan Günther
Mia Smoak / Blackstar Katherine McNamara 6.09 Lea Kalbhenn
Lucifer Morningstar (Earth 666) Tom Ellis 6.09 Manou Lubowski
Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning Cress Williams 6.09 Tilo Schmitz
Jim Corrigan / The Specter Stephen Lobo 6.09
  1. In episode 4.08
  2. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  3. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  4. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  5. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  6. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  7. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  8. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  9. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime
  10. formerly Earth 38, now (after Crises on Infinite Earths) Earth Prime


United States

The series began airing on The CW on October 7, 2014 and was watched by 4.83 million viewers, making it the most successful series debut for the station since the Vampire Diaries began in 2009.


The pay-TV channel ProSieben Fun has been broadcasting the series in Germany since January 29, 2015. The free TV premiere has been on ProSieben since February 10, 2015 . The first two episodes reached 2.34 million viewers (20.4 percent) of the advertising-relevant target group and 3.36 million viewers (10.3 percent) of the total audience at ProSieben .

Spin-off: Legends of Tomorrow

At the beginning of May 2015, the broadcaster ordered another spin-off entitled DC's Legends of Tomorrow , which focuses on supporting characters from the Arrow and The Flash series . The leading roles are played by Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart (Captain Cold) , Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer (The Atom) , Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory (Heat Wave) , Victor Garber as Dr. Martin Stein (Firestorm) , Ciara Renee as Kendra Saunders (Hawkgirl) and Franz Drameh as Jefferson Jackson (Firestorm) . Furthermore embodies Caity Lotz also a major role in White Canary . There are crossover episodes with both The Flash and Arrow .


The statements to be found here are better placed elsewhere in the article if they are adequately documented (see also the explanations in the film format , the recommendations for the structure of an article and the restraint with lists )
  • In episode 17, The Return of the Trickster , Mark Hamill plays the role of the trickster. In one scene he says to his young accomplice: "I am your father", a humorous allusion to a famous scene from The Empire Strikes Back , in which Mark Hamill, in the role of Luke Skywalker, heard these very words from Darth Vader had to.
  • Zoom's costume is not yellow, as in the comics, but black, like that of Black Flash, which he becomes in the second season finale (2.23).
  • Several prison break actors are represented within this series universe: Wentworth Miller (Leonard Snart / Captain Cold) and Dominic Purcell (Mick Rory / Heatwave) were also a pair of brothers (Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows) as leading actors, with Miller in both rows the slightly smarter strategist of both. Both can also be seen again in Legends of Tomorrow . Robert Knepper - known as Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell in Prison Break - plays William Tockman / Clock King in both The Flash and Arrow . Peter Stormare - known as John Abruzzi in Prison Break - appears in Arrow as Werner Zytle / Count Vertigo. Al Sapienza , known under his prison break role as Philly Falzone, also had a guest appearance in both The Flash and Arrow . Here, however, in two completely different roles (as Edward Rasmus in Arrow and as Detective Fred Chyre in The Flash ).
  • The role of Harrison Wells and his daughter Jesse Wells (both Earth-2 versions) are spoken in the German dubbing by Uwe and Olivia Büschken, who are also in a father-daughter relationship.


The series won the Saturn Award for the best superhero series in 2015 .

Web links

Commons : The Flash (TV series)  - collection of images, videos and audio files

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