The Flash (2014– )
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Who Is Harrison Wells? 

Joe and Cisco visit Starling City and ask Captain Lance for help with their investigation into Dr. Wells; Laurel asks Cisco for a favor; Barry faces a new foe who can disguise himself as anyone he touches.


Wendey Stanzler


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Rick Cosnett ... Detective Eddie Thawne
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harrison Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Katie Cassidy ... Laurel Lance
Paul Blackthorne ... Quentin Lance
Danielle Nicolet ... Cecille Horton
Patrick Sabongui ... Captain David Singh
Paul Almeida ... Uniform Cop #1
Ray Boulay ... Construction Worker
Naiah Cummins ... Teller
King Lau ... Hulking Man


Joe and Cisco head to Starling City to continue their investigation of Dr. Wells. While in town, the duo enlists the help of Captain Lance, and Cisco meets the Black Canary, who asks him for a favor. Meanwhile, back in Central City, Barry races to catch a meta-human named Hannibal Bates who can transform himself into every person he touches - which includes Eddie, Iris, Caitlin and even The Flash. Written by Diwas Chhalani

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Release Date:

21 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Paul Blackthorne and Katie Cassidy make guest appearances as their Arrow (2012) characters Quentin Lance and Laurel Lance / Black Canary, respectively. See more »


When Barry is fighting "Everyman" in the airport storage area. The stuntman's costume is obviously loose and ill-fitting. The cowl is loose in the back and the stunt person is a bit shorter than Grant. See more »


Quentin Lance: Okay, I'm gonna have to call this one in.
Joe West: I can't let you do that. I'm asking you, cop to cop, keep this under wraps. Forget you ever saw it.
Quentin Lance: West, I can't do this.
Joe West: Listen, Lance, if this is who I think it is, anybody who knows about this is in a hell of a lot of danger, including my daughter. As mad as you are at Laurel, I can't imagine you wouldn't do anything to protect her.
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References Arrow (2012) See more »


Waltz No. 10 in B Minor, Op. 69 No. 2
Written by Frédéric Chopin (as Frederic Chopin)
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Beyond Unbelieveable
4 January 2019 | by jodi-44528See all my reviews

I realize that in these types of shows, a watcher has to just accept certain aspects of the world building. But this episode was simply beyond anything that can be believed. Too many instances of obvious mental mistakes by every character in the show. Too many times of no common sense - like allowing the two women to take Bates out of the lab. Knowing that he would escape! For the most part, this show is fun and a bit campy, but this episode was just too dumbed down for my taste. With so many options of viewing, the writing has to be a little bit more intelligent than what this offered. It's frustrating to be bored with something that has the potential to offer a delightful escape into the world of a 'superhero'

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