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The Flashcast: THE FLASH Podcast S1E1 – City of Heroes

Grant Gustin The Flash City of Heroes

CW‘s The Flash City of Heroes Review. The Flashcast: The Flash Podcast: Season 1, Episode 1: City of Heroes is an audio podcast review in which FilmBook contributor Mike Smith discusses his reaction to the latest episode of CW’s The Flash.

The Flash: Season 1, Episode 1: City of Heroes‘ plot synopsis (spoilers): “Barry Allen, a forensic crime scene assistant for Central City Police Department, is struck by lightning during a storm that is created after a particle accelerator from S.T.A.R. Labs explodes. In a coma for nine months, Barry awakens in S.T.A.R. Labs, having been placed in the care of his scientist idol, Dr. Harrison Wells, along with his assistants, Dr. Caitlin Snow and Cisco Ramon. Barry quickly learns that he can move at extraordinary speeds, and that there were other “metahumans” created from the explosion. One of them, Clyde Mardon, is robbing banks and murdering people in the city with his ability to control the weather. In order to stop Clyde, Barry is outfitted with a suit that can withstand his high speed of movement. He tracks down Mardon and with the help of Detective West, who learns of Barry’s abilities, he is able to stop him. With his new powers, Barry vows to his father of finding out who killed his mother when he was a child, believing him to be another metahuman who has similar abilities of speed as his. Elsewhere, in a secret room at S.T.A.R Labs, Wells reveals he is not paraplegic, while reading a newspaper from the future concerning Barry’s fate as the Flash.”

The Flash: Season 1, Episode 1: City of Hereos stars Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Rick Cosnett, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanaugh, Jesse L. Martin, John Wesley Shipp, Michelle Harrison, Chad Rook, and Stephen Amell.

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About the author

Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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