The Flash (2014– )
Season
1
Episode
1

Pilot (7 Oct. 2014)

TV Episode   |  TV-PG   |    |  Action, Adventure, Drama


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CSI investigator Barry Allen awakens from a coma, nine months after he was hit by lightning, and discovers he has superhuman speed.

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8 October 2014 | SpoodermanDerp
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| A very "fast" episode
The Flash opens with a very fast paced plot. Barry Allen is already a developed grown up as the episode begins, however the origins are further explained as the narrative advances. The episode did not stop for any more explanation, Barry is immediately hit by lightning and from there the plot continues. The skills are introduced, characters with utmost significance to the narrative that will be seen in later episodes are introduced. Although the Pilot somewhat fails on making a lasting impression. The episode starts with an unusual pace for the most part, but it gets my interest as the episode plays out. There were some scenes that were done great, some scenes that were dull but forgivable. The tone is very light and it was a great introduction to Flash. The episode kind of reminded me of Marvel movies. Does not take a serious tone, loads of fun and great handling to the character which might explain why I enjoyed it as much as possible.

A good recommendation to those who want to have no clue or have limited knowledge about who Barry Allen or The Flash is.

Although not the best Pilot episode. It is fun, thrilling and entertaining to watch. As the series develops I think more and more will grow to like the show.

Verdict: 7.6/10

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