The Flash

'The Flash' cast and crew members smiling in front of a black background

(L-R) Andrew Kreisberg, Audrey Marie Anderson, David Ramsey, Grant Gustin, Danielle Panabaker,Carlos Valdes, Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards, Greg Berlanti, Peter Roth, and Marc Guggenheim | Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images

The Flash is an American superhero series from The CW featuring characters from DC Comics. The Flash is a spinoff of the show Arrow and part of the Arrowverse.

The Flash follows Barry Allen after getting struck by lightning lands him in a coma. When he wakes, he discovers he has gained the power of super speed. Barry, also known as Flash, commits himself to use his powers for good and to protect innocent people, all while investigating his mother’s death.

The Flash is part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and the Arrowverse. Other shows in the Arrowverse include Arrow, Supergirl, Constantine, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman.


Premiere: October 7, 2014
Genre: Superhero, action, adventure
Cast: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanagh, Jesse L. Martin
Where to Watch The Flash: The CW, Netflix, fuboTV
Spinoffs: Arrow, Supergirl, Constantine, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman


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