The Flash

Attack on Gorilla City - S3-E13

Trivia: Before Barry and the others travel to gorilla city, Julian says something about Bludhaven. This is the city of Dick Grayson, aka Nightwing, former partner of Batman as the first Robin.


Elseworlds, Part 1 - S5-E9

Trivia: When Oliver and Barry breach to Earth-38, the transition music is Remy Zero's "Save Me", famous for its use as the theme song to Smallville. Other homages include the same barn used for the Kent farm and Lois calling Clark "Smallville."

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Fallout - S1-E14

Trivia: Towards the end when Caitlin and Iris are talking about her cousin they mention Midway. That's the city of Hawkman and Hawkgirl.


Things You Can't Outrun - S1-E3

Trivia: The movie Barry and Iris are leaving is entitled Blue Devil II. A reference to DC Comics superhero Blue Devil, who was a stuntman that worked on the in-universe "Blue Devil" films.


Snow Pack - S5-E19

Trivia: Near the end, when Nora (XS) is about to arrive out of the Speed Force, the street signs say "McCraw" and "Moy", a nod to the creators of XS, Tom McCraw and Jeff Moy.


Into the Void - S6-E1

Trivia: Cisco plays the Queen song "Flash" while Barry is running through the black hole. This song is actually a reference to Flash Gordon (used as the theme song for the 1980 film), not the speedster named Flash.


Goldfaced - S5-E13

Trivia: Sherloque develops a crush on Renee Adler, a clear play on "Irene Adler" from other Sherlock Holmes media. Although only appearing in one book, in TV shows/movies Irene is frequently a love interest of Holmes.

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City of Heroes - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In episode 2.09 of related show "Arrow," during the day the particle accelerator is activated, Barry spends his time with Oliver, Felicity, and Diggle in Starling City. He arrives back in Central City just in time to see the particle accelerator activated, and he is in his lab because he was too late and missed the line at S.T.A.R. Labs. In episode 101 of "The Flash," Barry was never in Starling City during the day the particle accelerator was activated, and he and Iris actually attended the event. (00:02:10 - 00:11:30)

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Barry Allen: My name is Barry Allen and I'm the fastest man alive. When I was a child, I saw my mother killed by something impossible. My father went to prison for her murder. Then an accident made me the impossible. To the outside world, I'm just an ordinary forensic scientist, but secretly I use my speed to fight crime and find others like me, and one day I'll find who killed my mother and get justice for my father. I am The Flash.

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Chosen answer: No one can explain how time travel works. If by committing suicide Barry's mom survived, then there would be no Flash nor Eobard Thawne. So Eddie wouldn't commit suicide in the first place, because nothing would have happened.

Answer: The show explains in another episode that The Speed Force leaves copies of characters that no longer exist in the past to avoid paradoxes such as this example.

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