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YMMV: The Flash (2014)
  • Author's Saving Throw: Iris West is changed from a journalist to a criminal psychologist, likely to avoid Lois Lane comparisons.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Harrison Wells mentions that while Barry was in the hospital, his heart kept speeding up so fast the machines couldn't read it. A little thinking makes you wonder how he knew that Barry wasn't just flatlining. Thus, foreshadowing that he's from the future and already knows that Barry will become the Flash.
  • Fridge Horror: The Reverse-Flash is active, and has already killed Barry's mother.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Oliver Queen, the trope namer for The Cape, advises Barry to become one.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Lightning gave me abs?"
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: The changes made to the Flash's costume from the comics have received some criticisms - namely the Chest Insignia lacking the white centrepiece; and that the character nicknamed the Scarlet Speedster isn't actually wearing his distinctive scarlet/bright red, but rather a darker maroon or burgundy. However, the final shot in the pilot reveals that in the future the Flash will have a costume that has these alterations.

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