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
- When Christina McGee calls Barry for the first time, she tells him to come to "50, Garrick Ave". Jay Garrick was the name of the first Flash
- Danny Elfman composed the theme for "The Flash," as well as "Batman: The Animated Series." The music is exceptionally similar between the two shows.
- The Flash is not one, but three characters from DC Comics, and all three of them managed to make it into the series in some way. Jay Garrick, who was the first Flash and whose adventures…
[show]The Flash is not one, but three characters from DC Comics, and all three of them managed to make it into the series in some way. Jay Garrick, who was the first Flash and whose adventures inspired Barry Allen (the second) lives on in the name of Barry's brother, who's death inspires our hero. Barry Allen was a police scientist, but was also married to Iris West, the aunt of Wally West (the third Flash) who briefly dated Tina McGee some time after Barry died. The Flash of the television series is a combination of Barry Allen's name and day job with Wally West's social life, and a personality falling somewhere between the two.