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 role of Barry Allen/The Flash was originally written for Richard Burgi. Burgi ended up guest starring as The Deadly Nightshade in one episode.
- Each episode was budgeted at $1.5 million, then the largest budget ever for a series.
- The show was canceled because of high production costs and a fluctuating time-slot which caused poor ratings.