The BEST Episodes of The Flash
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020
Central City Police forensic scientist Barry Allen's crime lab is struck by lightning. Allen's electrified body is flung into and shatters a cabinet of chemicals, which are both electrified and forced to interact with each other and with his physiology when they come into physical contact with his body. He soon discovers that the accident has changed his body's metabolism and as a result he has gained the ability to move at superhuman speed. Barry Allen has become the Flash.
#2 - Ghost in the Machine
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 13, 1990
Barry befriends an african american who was once a super hero that defeated a terrorist called the ghost who blackmailed the city through television sets when the presumed dead crimmnal is defrosted the night shade is back in buisness
#4 - The Trial of the Trickster
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 18, 1991
The Trickster escapes from his trial and brainwashes the Flash.
#5 - Fast Forward
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 27, 1991
Jay's killer, Nicholus Pike, is released from jail and blames the Flash for Jay's death. He sets the Flash up by using a heat seeking bomb on him, but something goes awry. Instead of killing the Flash, it sends him into the future where Pike is in charge and outlaws anyone from mentioning the Flash.
#6 - Deadly Nightshade
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 30, 1991
The Flash and the Nightshade team up once again as they go up against a nightshade imposter.
#7 - Out of Control
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 14, 1990
Homeless people are disappearing/dying. But no one can find the bodies. Tina's friend comes to town for a visit.
#8 - Good Night, Central City
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 4, 1991
When a "presumed to be dead" criminal's body disappears, Barry is suspected. The criminal has invented a machine that makes anyone who hears it's strange sound waves fall into a deep sleep.
#9 - Watching the Detectives
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 1990
A corrupt DA hires Megan Lockhart to find out the Flash's identity. Then he blackmails Barry to work for him, or he'll expose his secret.
#10 - Be My Baby
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 21, 1991
Barry must protecting a woman and her child from her Criminal ex-husband.
#11 - Sins of the Father
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 1990
A murderer escapes from prison to find his loot and kill Barry's father, the cop who put him away.
#13 - The Trickster
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 7, 1991
Barry must protect his old girlfriend, Megan Lockhart, from an obsessed, maniacal criminal disguised as The Trickster.
#14 - Double Vision
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 1990
A mad scientist uses the Flash as a supernatural force.
#16 - Honor Among Thieves
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 1990
While arranging security at the Central City Museum, Barry is reunited with an old girlfriend and a former mentor.
#17 - Done with Mirrors
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 27, 1991
Barry meets an old classmate and gets involved in a scheme to rip off Star Labs.
#18 - Tina, Is That You?
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 14, 1991
When Barry has nightmares about Tina betraying him, she puts them both under her scanner; but something goes terribly wrong. His dreams are transferred into her mind and now she thinks that she is a gang member.
#20 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 1990
A laboratory accident endows a police scientist with the ability to move at superhuman speed which he uses to battle a menacing gang as a superhero.
#21 - Twin Streaks
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 13, 1991
A scientist clones Barry. The clone is physically perfect but emotionally it is still a child.
#22 - Beat the Clock
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 31, 1991
When Julio's old friend - a jazz musician accused of killing his wife years ago - is scheduled for execution, Barry and Julio race against the clock to prove his innocence.