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The Flash: Finest 2019 Episodes, Ranked | ScreenRant

The Flash: Best 2019 Episodes, Ranked | ScreenRant


The Flash, after Arrow concludes, will take over because the Arrowverse’s present longest-running collection, going into the following season. 2019 was a reasonably large 12 months for the quickest man alive each with the rest of season 5 and the primary half of season 6. Season 5 had the Scarlet Speedster targeted drama to take care of Barry and Iris tackling parenthood however via time journey. With Nora West-Allen having arrived from the longer term, they and the remainder of Workforce Flash labored collectively to cease the villainous Cicada. Season 6A (or Graphic Novel #1 as the brand new showrunner refers it to) turned all about Barry’s long-time foreshadowed function within the Disaster.

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Whereas coping with Bloodwork as the primary large dangerous of the season, the episodes hung out with Barry making ready everybody earlier than his potential disappearance. Though season 6 is way from over, The Flash had quite a bit taking place in 2019. Because the second half of the season continues in February after the crossover, it’s time to have a look at the 10 finest episodes that aired in 2019 from each season 5 and 6.

10 Memorabilia

The 12th episode of season 5 was primarily about Nora getting into Grace’s reminiscences through the Cicada I saga. Nonetheless, it’s when Barry and Iris enter Nora’s reminiscences that it turns into a extra particular episode. Seeing the 2 younger mother and father witnessing the childhood Nora had with out Barry sooner or later turned heartbreaking and a reminder of the newspaper headline that has been looming over the collection because the pilot.

As heartbreaking because it was, it was additionally a nerd second seeing the Flash Museum totally established sooner or later. That is additionally the episode the place Iris creates Central Metropolis Citizen and modifications the timeline on the identical by creating it 2 years sooner.

9 Godspeed

The 18th episode turned Danielle Panabaker’s directorial debut as Killer Frost herself stepped behind the digital camera. “Godspeed” is primarily centered on how Nora found her powers and have become XS. Whereas the circumstances of how this was revealed weren’t superb, it gave followers a fantastic look into the way forward for the collection.

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With a title like “Godspeed”, it clearly had the introduction of the Flash baddie with a remarkably well-produced costume. “Godspeed” can be the place viewers get to see how Nora created her dynamic with Eobard Thawne a.ok.a. Reverse-Flash who would come to play an enormous function later within the season.

8 King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd

For seasons and seasons, followers had been wishing to see the beloved foes Gorilla Grodd and King Shark duke it out in a showdown. With the 2 creatures being closely CGI-based, it was a matter of funds to make it occur.

However season 5 is when TPTB made it occur finally as they introduced the 2 beloved DC characters collectively to combat within the 15th episode of the season completely titled “King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd.” It was, as soon as once more, a showcase of how gifted and devoted the VFX workforce behind the collection are as they put collectively one thing this large for tv.

7 Legacy

The season 5 finale turned probably the most emotionally charged finales, however general episodes in a very long time. Whereas the Cicada saga got here to an finish, which is desperately wanted, it got here with a significant sacrifice that hit the workforce large time. Titled “Legacy”, Nora realizes too late that Eobard had performed her this whole time.

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By destroying Cicada’s dagger each within the current and future, the evil speedster was as soon as once more free. Because the timeline will get modified, Nora begins to get erased as Barry and Iris are compelled to see their daughter actually disappear.

6 Trigger and XS

Doing its personal model of Groundhog Day, “Trigger and XS” turns into Nora’s battle with reliving the identical occasions time and again. Seeing Nora attempting to determine how you can defeat the result the place Cicada manages to kill at the least somebody on Workforce Flash was among the best emotional curler coasters in a very long time.

Whereas Barry is barely within the episode, it turned certainly one of Jessica Parker Kennedy’s finest episodes as Nora as she carried the present on her personal.

5 The Final Temptation of Barry Allen, Pt 1

The two-part season 6 mid-season finale was a significant one for Barry in 2019. Half 1 of “The Final Temptation of Barry Allen” turned certainly one of Grant Gustin’s all-time finest performances. With Bloodwork attempting to persuade Barry to hitch him, it turns into a literal battle for his soul between Ramsey and the Pace Drive attempting to combat over him.

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Each time the present goes inside Barry’s thoughts is when the character actually will get to shine as you perceive him higher emotionally. Though Barry finally ends up being taken over by Bloodwork, it set issues up neatly for half 2.

4 The Final Temptation of Barry Allen, Pt 2

The second a part of the mid-season finale lives as much as the primary installment of the Bloodwork conclusion. It turned out that Barry double-played Bloodwork as he secretly managed to get Workforce Flash to free town out of his management.

It turned a correct wrap-up to the Bloodwork storyline, showcasing {that a} season doesn’t must spend 22 episodes with only one large dangerous. Whereas they’d stopped one risk, their largest one was about to hit them.

3 Into the Void

The season 6 premiere turned one of many largest episodes of all time because it lastly allowed the collection to begin maturing a bit.

With Nora’s tragic loss of life within the season 5 finale, the episode tackles Iris and Barry’s respective methods of grieving their loss. Nevertheless it additionally comes with some nice premiere motion, from Barry getting his finest swimsuit but to stopping a significant black gap with the Flash Gordon theme music lastly attending to be performed.

2 A Flash of the Lightning

The second episode of season 6 actually begins Barry’s battle together with his destined function within the Disaster. “A Flash of the Lightning” has Barry, with the assistance of Jay Garrick and Joan Williams, see billions of timelines of the place the Disaster nonetheless occurs. There is just one model the place they cease it, however it’s at the price of Barry’s life.

It’s one other excellent Barry episode the place viewers get to comply with him on a deep journey emotionally as he prepares for this main occasion.

1 Disaster on Infinite Earths: Half 3

Hour Three of Disaster on Infinite Earths happens throughout Flash’s 9th episode in season 6. From Black Lightning becoming a member of the gang to Gustin’s Flash lastly attending to share scenes with John Wesley Shipp’s Barry, it’s one of the best episode for the collection in 2019. Not solely does half Three honor Flash’s function within the authentic Disaster comedian, nevertheless it manages to do a loophole the place Gustin’s Barry is saved whereas Shipp’s model makes the heroic sacrifice.

The third hour additionally options the start of a fantastic partnership between Barry and Jefferson Pierce. Whereas it ends with the ultimate Earth being destroyed and solely a handful of heroes remaining, together with Barry, it is nonetheless one superb The Flash episode nonetheless.

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