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The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18



TUESDAY, MAY 22

SEASON FINALE

THE FLASH

"We Are The Flash" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

SEASON FINALE - Team Flash gets help from a surprising ally in their battle against DeVoe (Neil Sandilands). David McWhirter directed the episode written by Todd Helbing & Eric Wallace (#423). Original airdate 5/22/2018.

Will return in the Fall in the same timeslot. It will be paired with Black Lightning once again.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

So super duper genius DeVoe has planned for every possible scenario imaginable, but then his wife switches sides and he loses in one episode. Not a great year for Flash....
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

And... Just like I said he would be, Ralph is back!
Old 05-23-18, 02:22 AM
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Feels like too much padding and build up for one villain. Season one really didn't feel that way.
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Originally Posted by mwbmis View Post
So super duper genius DeVoe has planned for every possible scenario imaginable, but then his wife switches sides and he loses in one episode. Not a great year for Flash....
Once they introduced that DaVoe was mind-controlling his wife, Today's "story-telling" concerns pretty much insisted that she be the one to stand up and be the key to defeating him.

I'm sure at least 80% of us were expecting Ralph to come back. I am wondering if we're done with this iteration of Harry and we'll be served up new version next season.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Flashpoint Pt 2 all next season.

Yeah, after all that a bit of a let-down. How could they let Marlaise just walk away like that? She's an accomplice to a sociopath responsible for killing dozens of people.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

I'd be fine if Harry only made cameo appearances and wasn't replaced with another version of Harry.

Also would rather see Irish go back to having her own career and life outside of Team Flash...

And for Barry to actually do something on his own for a change.

DCEU Barry and Arrowverse Barry are so drastically different....
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Hi Nora... (why aren't we talking about her... and why aren't we talking about the 2-month-old-new-born-baby?!)
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Hi Nora... (why aren't we talking about her... and why aren't we talking about the 2-month-old-new-born-baby?!)
Eh, the two month old "newborn" is just the reality of a television series. Sorta like how all aliens always speak English. It's just something you put aside and move on.

Besides, if you've seen one babby, you've seen them all.
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Eh, the two month old "newborn" is just the reality of a television series. Sorta like how all aliens always speak English. It's just something you put aside and move on.
That and a baby "fresh out of the Vag" being clean and dry.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Nora =
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

what a waste of a season.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Jesus Christ and his bastard black brother Barry, am I the ONLY one who enjoyed the fuck out of this season? Thought that was a fantastic finale
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
Nora =
I canít wait for the best gif on the internet to be a regular part of this show.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

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Thought that was a fantastic finale
I thought this season was better than last season. Dibny saved the day!
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

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I canít wait for the best gif on the internet to be a regular part of this show.
And you didnít even include it.


Glad that this terrible season is finally over. Davoe oof.
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And... Just like I said he would be, Ralph is back!
Didnít exactly go,out in a limb there.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

I thought they were having twins. Did I totally imagine that? Every other show always has twins, so I'm probably thinking of all of them.
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That and a baby "fresh out of the Vag" being clean and dry.
I thought about that, but there was just enough of a gap that they would have had time to clean her up.
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And you didnít even include it.


Glad that this terrible season is finally over. Davoe oof.
I don't want to get Solid Snaked.
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Yeah, after all that a bit of a let-down. How could they let Marlaise just walk away like that? She's an accomplice to a sociopath responsible for killing dozens of people.
This. She was a sociopath too. Yes, she was being controlled at some point, but Marlaise should have gone to prison for being an accomplice and framing Barry Allen as a murderer.

By the way, how many people know now that Barry is Flash and Cisco is Vibe? It's not like the costume for Cisco hides his face at all but Barry had his face in plain sight after the satellite explosion in front of all the survivors, which included the police captain.
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Jesus Christ and his bastard black brother Barry, am I the ONLY one who enjoyed the fuck out of this season? Thought that was a fantastic finale
I liked parts of it, and enjoyed the finale. Ralph's return makes perfect comic-book sense. I just feel it went on too long. And at the end of the day the Thinker just wasn't that interesting.

They should consider half-season arcs, or even a season or so of rogue-of-the-week type stories. At the very least, they should make a season long villain a slow burn, like Thawne in season 1.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

The season would have fared better if it was a about half as many episodes and Thinker obtained his powers much earlier on. As it was, they wasted a lot of time then when he finally was something of a threat, it was over too quickly.

The whole thing with Barry and Irish's daughter wasn't a surprise as that's something I expected her reveal to be from the moment she appeared in the coffee shop. Then when I saw the jacket appear when "another speedster" helped save the day, it kind of sealed it. Wasn't much of a fan of the actress on Black Sails with her fake accent, but maybe she'll do better here without it.
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Re: The Flash (S4E23) -- Season Finale -- "We are The Flash" -- 5/22/18

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This. She was a sociopath too. Yes, she was being controlled at some point, but Marlaise should have gone to prison for being an accomplice and framing Barry Allen as a murderer.

By the way, how many people know now that Barry is Flash and Cisco is Vibe? It's not like the costume for Cisco hides his face at all but Barry had his face in plain sight after the satellite explosion in front of all the survivors, which included the police captain.
I was stunned the writers quickly whitewashed the wife's crimes. I have a sickening feeling they want to bring the actress back for a recurring guest role of some sort, so they wrote a "happy" exit for her character. She should be locked up for decades.

I was positive on this season until the final endgame became apparent and the plotting devolved as everything wrapped. Dibny brought more to the show than every other supporting character combined in it. The Thinker's master strategy was so generic and dumb.

When they first introduced Nora way back when, I was excited to hear her backstory. Now after several minor appearances and randomly saving the world with Barry out of nowhere, she's a less interesting character. I don't think they managed her reveal particularly well and drew it out too much.
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Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
Flashpoint Pt 2 all next season.
That's what I was thinking when Nora said she'd made a mistake. When she'd helped Barry destroy that satellite my first reaction was "Did she create her own Flashpoint (saving a parent that should have otherwise died)?" Of course if she hadn't, she wouldn't exist. Time travel shenanigans incoming.

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