TV Series | TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Drama
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
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Grant Gustin, who plays The Flash/Barry Allen in this series, and John Wesley Shipp, who played The Flash/Barry Allen in the 1990 version of The Flash (1990), were both born in Norfolk, VA.
My name is Barry Allen and I'm the fastest man alive. A friend recently gave me the idea for a new name and something tells me it's gonna catch on.
When running at super speed, Flash communicates with his team in real time; but to Barry his team would be talking super slow and to his team he would be talking super fast. A real time conversation simply is not physically possible at super speed.
The DC Comics logo features a comic-book image of the Flash.