I’m back with FLASH Back Tuesdays. Every week I’ll review episodes off CW’s new hit television series called The Flash. If you haven’t watched the series I recommend you do so now, before I go all in twenty-three episodes. Season Two is set to premiere on Tuesday October 6th. I’ll be reviewing Nineteen “Who Is Harrison Wells?” and episode Twenty “The Trap”.
EPISODE 19 – WHO IS HARRISON WELLS?
The Flash was able to get some pizzas from the West Coast for the meeting with Joe, Cisco, and Caitlin regarding Wells. Caitlin feels really awkward about the investigation. Joe and Cisco are heading to the accident scene to investigate. We witness a woman that robbed the entire safe deposit boxes. The woman was arrested but says its not her in the video footage. Eddie finds it hard to believe and discusses it with Barry that it might be a meta-human. Eddie and Iris have tension between each other because she moved back to her dads house. Eddie wants her back, he’s tried lying to her because of Barry and Harrison Wells. Someone is trying to sell stolen diamonds from the safety deposit boxes. The jeweler calls the police regarding the situation. Barry visits Caitlin at S.T.A.R Labs trying to get them on their side and to help cover if needed with Wells. While discussing Wells appears when Caitlin mentions she needs to see some proof. Barry covers it up with another case of a meta-human. Wells asks Caitlin if she’s seen Cisco? She says he went to see he’s brother Dante, he’ll return in a couple of days. Eddie has the eye on the guy who was selling the stolen diamonds. Eddies in pursuit and calls the Flash for assistance. Eddie and the culprit are in a fight and Eddie gets loses and gets away. The Flash arrives and the meta-human touches a girl and transforms into that girl and walks away and the flash looses her in the crowd. Barry needs to be careful because if he gets touched his identify will be uncovered and copying his super speed. Caitlin, Barry, and Wells figure out a lead on the meta-human through cases of people who were caught on camera and claim it wasn’t them. They found their lead on Hannibal Bates. Joe and Cisco are in Starling City and met with Captain for more details on the Wells accident case. Cisco asks to be taken to the actually site. And bumped into Laurel, who reveals she’s the Black Canary. Cisco freaks out and admits his admiration to her. She request for him to advance her sisters sonic device. Lets see what Cisco comes up with.
Caitlin rings Harrison’s door bell and Barry comes and rushes her out of there. Caitlin can’t believe her life is a lie if Wells is the Reverse Flash. Barry pleads with her that to keep it quiet till Cisco comes back. Barry and Eddie visit Hannibal Bates Grandmothers house. Where they find it’s Hannibal impersonating an older lady then turns into the woman who robbed the bank and goes off. Eddie is off on the chase. Barry calls Wells and they warn him don’t let Hannibal see him use his powers. Intense chase that pursuit and then a cop car with two officers confronts Eddie and then Eddie shoots them dead and runs off. Then we see Eddie come and look at the cops on the floor then Barry arrives. On the footage it looks like Eddie shot them both. Its hard for them to believe Eddie did it but the video footage can’t lie. They have him arrested and Barry is going to work on it to get Eddie out. Joe, Cisco, and the Captain are investigating the car wreck scene. Cisco has some device that was able to pick up something buried in the ground. Barry wants to get Eddie out of the situation but Eddie wants him to solve it since he’s The Flash. Returns him back to his holding room. Barry gets a visit from Eddie and gets knocked out by the shapeshifter. He was able to form into Barry. He takes his wallet and phone. Door bell rings and its Caitlin. Hannibal bates plays off himself as Barry. He finds out that they’re actually trying to stop him. He goes off with Caitlin to S.T.A.R. Labs. Cisco, Joe, and Lance discovered a body at the accident scene. The meta-human Barry version is making his moves on Caitlin and kisses her. She kisses back. Then gets alerted Iris is coming up and she’s on to the shape shifter. The copy Barry pulled out his gun was about to sneak it on Iris and then Wells shocks him with his taser gun. Iris and Caitlin arrest and takes him by car. Then the shape shifter changes into a screaming little girl claiming she was kidnapped. She then gets away after the construction workers try to help her. Caitlin goes to Barry’s house and finds him in the closet. Slaps him awake. Laurel meets with Cisco about the new item. He created an attachment and use it as the canary cry. In exchange for a photo of her and Cisco together. Caitlin was able to create a serum to stop the shapeshifter. Barry gets a lead to the airport and finds him disguised as an old lady. He chases him and then they turned into the the security guard. Then Barry turns into the Flash and goes after him. They have an epic fight that the shape shifter turned him into all different character even into the Flash. But wasn’t able to get his speed and the Flash was able to beat him. Eddie was cleared on all charges with the footage of the Flash fighting him. Captive in the vault at S.T.A.R. Labs Hannibal Bates. He can’t even remember his original form. Cisco ran a DNA test on the body found and they all discovered its Harrison Wells. Cisco ran a 3d scan of S.T.A.R. Labs and now he discovered a new room that wasn’t there before. Cisco, Barry, and Caitlin discover the hidden room. They find the Reverse Flash Uniform and the hologram of the newspaper headline “flash missing vanishes in crisis” in the year 2024. What’s going to happened next?
EPISODE 20 – THE TRAP
They read more of the article hologram. They find out that he fought with the Reverse Flash in 2024. Cisco likes the new design of the shoot now is freaking out about getting inspired by it from something from the future. Also, the person who wrote the article was Iris West-Allen. Asking more questions to the A.I and figuring out more on Wells and his purpose to kill Barry. Almost getting caught by Wells Barry gets them out of there in no time. Eddie meets with Joe to discuss that he wants his blessing for asking Iris to marry him. Joe declines and gets a call from Barry. Barry, Cisco, Caitlin, tell them they were in Wells secret room. Barry reveals to him that he has time traveled before. Cisco points out that he had gone back before to stop the Reverse Flash the night his mother died. Barry thinks since he changed the time line thats why Cisco isn’t alive and is haunted by the memory of what did/didn’t happened. Joe gets flash backs when he was confronted by Wells to save Barry since he was going through seizures with no heart beat. Barrys bad idea is to get Wells to admit he killed his mother. They’re going to see Cisco lucid dreaming and be able to describe it. Wells comes in and helps out with finalizing details. You can feel how they feel awkward around Wells. Eddie tells Barry he’s going to purpose to Iris but Joe said no. Barry freaks out about Eddie asking when he knows in the future Iris is going to get his last name. Barry says he’ll talk to Joe about agreeing to letting them marry.
Cisco goes into the visual/lucid dreaming. Cisco tells them that he felt Wells tampered with the containment system, where the date made no sense. There was a hologram of the Reverse Flash, Here’s wheres Wells walks in and confessing to murdering Barry’s mother but was actually trying to kill Barry. He’s reliving the dream where Wells is about to kill him. Caitlin reads he might have a stroke. What an intense moment re-living that moment for Cisco. Barry gets a call from Wells that the floor that the captains fiancé works on the 21st floor. The Flash rushes and can’t save them all. And Wells tells him how to turn the fire off by moving his hands so fast like tunnels to turn it off. The Flash saves them all. Barry goes to S.T.A.R. Labs and Wells confronts him about him doubting himself. He tells him his power have no limits. Barry just doesn’t understand how nice he can be but yet its the same person who killed his mother. He’s destined to re-do the moment Wells confesses to the murder. There have tricks up there sleeve to keep Cisco safe. Barry goes to talk to Joe about Eddie purposing to Iris. Joe knows Iris has real feelings for him its just Iris doesn’t know how to deal with them. Barry gets a text 911 from Iris. He rushes to meet her and she talks to him about the particle accelerator might have caused all the meta-humans. Iris gets a flash back when she would go and talk with Barry when he was unconscious. Telling him she needs him and gets a spark when touching his hand. Wells arrives to S.T.A.R. Labs and Caitlin lets him know his in the bunker. Wells approaches him just like his dream by walking towards him. It’s insane considering Caitlin is watching and so is Joe and Barry. The trap didn’t work and Joe shot Wells. He didn’t get Wells they got the shape shifter. But Wells outsmarted them all. And was keeping an eye on everyone and everywhere. Eddie was taking Iris on a stroll and wants to talk to her. He was about to purpose and then the Reverse comes and starts fighting him about to kill iris, The Flash is on the way. Reverse Flash takes Eddie. The Flash comes and tells Iris to go and not tell anyone about what just happened with Eddie. About to run off she gets a sparked and figured the Flash is Barry. The Reverse Flash captures Eddie and tells him that they’re family and that he’s from the future. Wells would threaten Barry in his comma, but Wells needs him more than ever to get back to his time.
Catch next week for another Flash Back Tuesday. Here’s where I discuss Episodes Twenty-one “GRODD LIVES” and Episode Twenty-two “ROGUE AIR”. If interested in catching up on the series you can currently watch episodes on Hulu Premium Membership. Season 2 premieres October 6th on CW! 14 Days left!