The Flash (2014– )
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Legends of Today 

When Vandal Savage attacks Kendra Saunders, Barry takes Kendra to Star City, seeking Oliver's protection; Harrison asks Jay to test a new serum to make Barry run faster.


Ralph Hemecker


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Andrew Kreisberg (developed by) | 9 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Gustin ... Barry Allen / The Flash
Candice Patton ... Iris West
Danielle Panabaker ... Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes ... Cisco Ramon
Tom Cavanagh ... Dr. Harry Wells
Jesse L. Martin ... Joe West
Stephen Amell ... Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
John Barrowman ... Malcolm Merlyn
Emily Bett Rickards ... Felicity Smoak
Willa Holland ... Thea Queen / Speedy
David Ramsey ... John Diggle / Spartan
Ciara Renée ... Kendra Saunders / Hawkgirl
Neal McDonough ... Damien Darhk
Teddy Sears ... Jay Garrick
Casper Crump ... Vandal Savage


Despite continuous training for his next encounter with Zoom, Barry's speed ceases to improve. Harrison has only one resort left, a serum he once tried to develop for Jay (The Earth-2 Flash). With Caitlin's help he succeeds, but Jay resolutely warns against its use. Meanwhile, Egyptian immortal Vandal Savage comes to Central City to slaughter the latest reincarnation of warrior priestess Chay-Ara, known to Cisco as his girlfriend Kendra. Barry solicits team Arrow's help in protecting her while he as The Flash, alongside Green Arrow, find dealing with the Egyptian deity difficult. Written by statmanjeff

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Release Date:

1 December 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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First appearance of Hawkman. See more »


Barry Allen: Wow. Nice new digs. Also, I just noticed, no sleeves. Don't you get cold?
Oliver Queen: I spent the better part of five years on an island in the North China Sea. I don't get cold, Barry.
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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »


Like You Like That
Performed by The Silverman Brothers
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Another great crossover
2 December 2015 | by tenshi_ippikiookamiSee all my reviews

I have a weakness for The Flash/Arrow crossovers. I find them very entertaining, and I think they are doing a great job of mixing the two worlds.

In this we have three. Because this is some kind of introduction to the new series "Legends of Tomorrow" (the title says it), that will continue with Arrow's next episode.

So we center on the character of Hawkgirl, who is going to be one of the principal characters in the new series. A very mean looking bad guy (with the pointy beard and all) named Vandal Savage (you have to love that name) appears in the city, with one objective in mind: killing Hawkgirl. Cisco is having a nice evening out with Kendra, when Vandal Savage appears from nowhere and tries to kill them. The Flash appears and saves the day, but he has the feeling that something strange is going on, so he asks for help to team Arrow.

And well, I love both those teams working together. Cisco, Barry, Felicity, Oliver... have great chemistry together and make for a great time in front of the screen. And the introduction of... well, magic, to say it simply, is done in a great and cool way. It may sound all very crazy, and suspension of disbelief would be easy to lose with these kind of episodes, but no, they are doing a great job (some weak dialogues apart) and convince us that all three worlds can coexist together.

I, for one, can't wait for the rest of the crossover. And for the new series. And for The Flash to keep the high quality that has. Lots of fun.

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