The seemingly interminable struggle between Team Flash and The “I know everything you’re going to do before you do it so you can’t touch me” Thinker continues in “Think Fast,” an amusing title for a show about a speedster.
“Therefore She Is” shows us a good bit about Marlize, the Mechanic, Thinker’s wife and chief hench-woman. It jumps back and forth between their past and present, and makes a little bit more sense out of their relationship.
I have been saying for a while now that I was disappointed, overall, in most of the CW/DC Universe shows this season, the exceptions being Legends of Tomorrow and the debut of Black Lightning (which was amazing). I don’t know if this is just an outlier or a hopeful sign of things changing, but this episode of The Flash was one of the better ones they’ve done in a long time.
I try to do my reviews without spoilers. That’s not going to be the case this time.
A long-running tradition in comics is screwing with the hero’s powers. That comes up in this episode, which you can probably tell from the title. “Run, Iris, Run” is another take on this convention, and a switch from the oft repeated instruction to Barry.
With Barry in jail and Kid-Flash “finding himself” in Blue Valley, Central City is running low on superhuman defenders.
This episode of Flash has enough flashbacks in it that it could have been part of Arrow.
Returning from summer vacation, The Flash is back with, “The Flash Reborn.” Iris takes over the voiceover chores with Barry still missing after last season’s finale. It’s been six months with the others carrying on Barry’s fight, and it’s not just the opening that Iris has taken over. The opening scene is Kid-Flash, Vibe, and…