In a freak accident, police scientist Barry Allen is struck by lightning and doused in chemicals. Barry discovers that this accident has made him the fastest man alive, able to move at nearly the speed of sound. With the help of STAR Labs scientist Tina McGee, he learns to control his powers... He sets forth to clean up the streets of Central City as The Flash.
Last Episode01x22 The Trial of the Trickster Aired: May. 18, 1991
The Trickster engineers an escape during his trial. When the Flash comes after him, the Trickster brainwashes him into becoming his partner in …
Series Fun Facts
- The show was canceled because of high production costs and a fluctuating time-slot which caused poor ratings.
- The series is replete with references to the comic books and their creators. In addition to the "Garrick Ave." reference mentioned in another item, episodes have referenced "The Hotel…
[show]The series is replete with references to the comic books and their creators. In addition to the "Garrick Ave." reference mentioned in another item, episodes have referenced "The Hotel Infantino" (a nod to Silver Age Flash co-creator Carmine Infantino), "police captain Julius Schwartz" (a nod to Silver Age Flash co-creator Julius Schwartz), "the intersection of Gardner and Fox" (a nod to Golden Age Flash creator Gardner Fox), "Professor Zoom" (a recurring villain in the Silver Age Flash stories) and "Gorilla Grodd" (another recurring Silver Age Flash villain).
- DC Comic's Sandman was unintentionally the inspiration for the Nightshade's costume design.