However, the plan calls for Barry and Nora to travel back in time to gather some key necessities. Contains spoilers for The Flash Season 3 finale. The most obvious would have been to really lay on the syrup and turn this into a self-congratulatory fan-centric party. The final scene of the 100th episode is Nora talking to Gideon about sending data to someone. Nora starts to tell Barry something, but Barry interrupts her and tells her they need to go. They explain his background to the Team. Well, it dragged a simple story out for a full episode, so… success? Has she been sent to the past as a guinea pig of sorts to test this very theory? Barry tells Harry he should try using the different ways people vibrate from Earth-2 to find his daughter and gets the Speed Force transmitter away from him.
The time travel premise worked whenever the focus remained on Harrison Wells, but too much of this material played out as if Barry and Nora were watching a clip show of past seasons. Couldn't Barry and Nora have traveled back to a time before he invented the cap say season 3 and asked him for help then? Both also wrap up the current phase of their respective series and drop some major hints regarding big changes to come in 2019. I've loved watching this character mature into someone I absolutely believe could stand shoulder to shoulder with the Justice League. Others are things that were skimmed over in the episode that we need to be clarified. Caitlin is ready to square off, but when he sees her, he flees. The time wraith takes care of him before too long, but the device breaks in the chase.
For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won't be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become. Labs: Barry and Nora enter the Time Vault and find Thawne and a passed out Barry who had returned to this time to get help defeating Zoom on the floor. She is also employed at the Flash Museum and, given the timeframe, is probably someone that Nora would know. The villain of this season is Cicada, a metahuman who can steal power from other metahumans. The writers need to quickly justify keeping this character in play when the show returns next year. They get into the speed force just in time but end up in a mysterious time period with Zooms weapon broken. It will be interesting to learn how Nora came to this conclusion and what it means for the future.
Archived from on September 10, 2017. That appears to be an act. The night of the particle accelerator for dark matter. They are in 2016 with Zoom when Barry is about to lose his speed. Barry and Nora watch from a distance as The Flash fights Savitar from season three.
That speaks to a larger problem with this episode. All in all, these are pretty minor complaints. Not only is she the doctor for Cicada's niece, but this episode revealed that she was also on call the night of the particle accelerator explosion, specifically when Thawne-as-Wells and the lightning struck Barry Allen were brought in. Because it sums up just how insane the whole Flash timeline is, especially whenever Thawne is involved. This leaves a Wells-sized hole in Team Flash. Kim Miles November 1, 2016 2016-11-01 T27. Granted, there was a bit of new Zoom material here.
Nora reunites with Barry and they re-enter the Speed Force with the Time Wraith following them. She says it is a language she created herself and takes the journal back from Sherloque. Is she there to see if the timeline can indeed be changed in ways without breaking completely? Able to switch from affable, mysterious charm to suspicious, probably evil dick with nothing more than a sidelong glance, and yet I was always still left hoping that he isn't a secret villain in those earliest episodes, no matter how much evidence there was to the contrary. Barry asks Thawne to fix the object from Zoom for him. Meanwhile, Sherloque Tom Cavanagh takes his concerns about Nora to Iris Candice Patton , and Caitlin Danielle Panabaker turns up a key asset in the fight against Cicada.
Zoom shows up and chases both Barry and Nora through time. Honestly, if I wasn't so tired I would specify exactly which episodes they leapt into, but this review is long enough and I've been awake for 19 hours. Season 5, Episode 8 December 4, 2018 Season 5, Episode 8 December 4, 2018 Barry and Team Flash come up with a plan to stop Cicada. He helped bring back the tension, drama, and feel of the first season. Nora asks why Barry hates Thawne so much, and Barry has to explain that he killed his mother, hoping that the tragedy would keep him from becoming The Flash. It was touching to see Barry share with Nora some of the experiences in his life that weren't in the Flash Museum - including the truth about his relationship with Eobard Thawne aka the Reverse-Flash.
. Back in the present, Weather Witch, a. Was the time travel and MacGuffin logic a little fuzzy? The hidden dampener does its job and neutralizes the dagger long enough for Cisco to vibe it into outer space. Sherlock says there's no way unless they have a power dampener. This episode also gets a little playful with the conventional idea of an anniversary episode, which usually is either flashbacks or simple mentions in the dialogue.
Harry yells at Barry for giving up his speed and is about to break the Speed Force transmitter, which he had in his pocket, out of frustration. Hughes October 25, 2016 2016-10-25 T27. Maybe Batgirl can drive some version of it? Tom Cavanagh directed this episode, which is fitting since he directed some of the best episodes of the entire series. The two slip into the Time Vault and hook up the injector to capture the Dark Matter from the explosion. Which is why she came to his past to learn more about him. Nora gets the shard but before she leaves, Nora sees Iris shoot the time remnant Barry.