The superhero series The Flash is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen (aka The Flash). The show, based in Central City, follows the superhero crime-fighter who gains superhuman speed after an explosion at S.T.A.R Labs. The Flash series begins with Barry Allen pursuing his mom's murderer, and goes on to introduce villains such as Zoom, Savitar, and Eva (Mirror Master).
First Episode Date: October 7, 2014
- Grant Gustin (Barry Allen / The Flash)
- Candice Patton (Iris West-Allen)
- Danielle Panabaker (Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost)
- Carlos Valdes (Cisco Ramon / Vibe)
- Tom Cavanagh (Harrison Wells)
- Jesse L. Martin (Joe West)
- Jessica Parker Kennedy (Nora West-Allen)
- Keiynan Lonsdale (Wally West / Kid Flash)
- Hartley Sawyer (Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man)
- Danielle Nicolet (Cecile Horton)
- Efrat Dor (Eva / Mirror Master)
- Kayla Compton (Allegra Garcia)
- Brandon McKnight (Chester P. Runk)
Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu
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