The Flash – Season 3 Episode 5

“Monster” The Flash brings the new Wells into the fold as Barry deals with a rampaging Kaiju along with his difficult co-worker. This is the mandatory episode where a character portrayed as being unlikeable has reasons for being the way he is. It looked like the episode was going to subvert that trope when Julian…

The Flash – Season 3 Episode 4

“The New Rogues” The Flash introduces one of the more celebrated of Barry’s comic book villains as the team struggles with new dynamics. A few questions have been on my mind since this show began. I won’t go into all of them but one of them was definitely “when are we going to see Mirror…

The Flash – Season 3 Episode 3

“Magenta” The Flash goes back to basics with a standard metahuman story also featuring the return of Harry and Jesse from Earth-2. It’s good to have Harry back even if he has picked up the annoying habit of saying “Not!” when making statements to announce that he was being sarcastic. The episode does this not…

The Flash – Season 3 Episode 2

“Paradox” The Flash deals with the consequences of Flashpoint by taking us through all of the changes to the timeline. Sadly the episode doesn’t really do much more than this and I couldn’t help but be reminded of Fringe where a similar thing happened. For those not in the know; Fringe was a show that…

The Flash – Season 3 Episode 1

“Flashpoint” The Flash begins its third season in an alternate reality created by Barry saving his mother from death at the hands of the Reverse Flash at the end ofth last season. I’ll preface this review by saying that I was really excited about the possibilities of adapting the Flashpoint comic story arc in this…

The Flash – Season 2 Episode 23

“The Race of his Life” Season 2 of The Flash comes to an end with Zoom’s master plan becoming clear and Team Flash having to find a way to stop him. Let’s talk about Zoom! He has been a problematic villain to say the least. At the beginning of the season he was a mysterious…

The Flash – Season 2 Episode 22

“Invincible” Zoom begins his campaign to bring chaos to Earth-1 when he unleashes a legion of Metahumans on the unsuspecting population in the second season penultimate episode of The Flash. The opening moments of this episode were visually excellent as we saw the Metahumans really tearing through Central City and setting up a problem that…

The Flash – Season 2 Episode 21

“The Runaway Dinosaur” Kevin Smith directs an episode of The Flash…oh and some stuff happens to the characters that populate this show. The reason I point out that Kevin Smith directed this one is that it seems to be a selling point for this episode from a marketing perspective but other than having a name…