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* LastSecondShowoff: ComicBook/TheFlash arrives almost as the charity race is about to start, explaining that he slept late. Given that the wind as he rushes past makes {{ComicBook/Lois|Lane}}' and {{ComicBook/Jimmy|Olsen}}'s hair stand on end, he can afford to do this.

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* LastSecondShowoff: ComicBook/TheFlash arrives almost as the charity race is about to start, explaining that he slept late. Given that the wind as he rushes past makes {{ComicBook/Lois|Lane}}' [[Characters/SupermanLoisLane Lois]]' and {{ComicBook/Jimmy|Olsen}}'s [[Characters/SupermanJimmyOlsen Jimmy's]] hair stand on end, he can afford to do this.



* StraightManAndWiseGuy: Superman and Flash.

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* StraightManAndWiseGuy: Superman and Flash. While Superman is far from humorless, Flash is more wisecracking and hyperactive.


* SpeedDemon: Superman and the Flash compete in a race to see who is the fastest man alive. The race gets derailed when the Weather Wizard starts wreaking havoc by starting storms throughout the world.



* TollBoothAntics: Our heroes speed past a toll house ''while'' paying the toll. The toll house operator and the driver next to him look on in awe as the heroes' coins are spinning on the collection plate.

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* TollBoothAntics: Our heroes speed past a toll house ''while'' paying the toll. The toll house operator and the driver next to him look on in awe as the heroes' coins are spinning on the collection plate.plate.
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* BadassBoast: While zapping Superman with lightning, Weather Wizard says, "You should not have come here. Your powers are nothing compared to mine!"



* TollBoothAntics: Our heroes speed past a toll house ''while'' paying the toll. The toll house operator and the driver next to him look on in awe as the latter's coins are spinning on the collection plate.

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* TollBoothAntics: Our heroes speed past a toll house ''while'' paying the toll. The toll house operator and the driver next to him look on in awe as the latter's heroes' coins are spinning on the collection plate.


* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.

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* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did ''did'' determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.


* StraightManAndWiseGuy: Superman and Flash.

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* StraightManAndWiseGuy: Superman and Flash.Flash.
* TollBoothAntics: Our heroes speed past a toll house ''while'' paying the toll. The toll house operator and the driver next to him look on in awe as the latter's coins are spinning on the collection plate.


* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first seen, either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first seen, either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. [[AdaptationNameChange Called Ben, here, here]], he's alive in this version.


* CompositeCharacter: Although it is never stated which Flash is in this episode, he is confirmed to be Wally West in ''Justice League''. His personality has a lot in common with Bart Allen and he has Barry Allen's day job as a forensic scientist.

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* CompositeCharacter: Although it is never stated which Flash is in this episode, he is confirmed to be Wally West in ''Justice League''.''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague''. His personality has a lot in common with Bart Allen and he has Barry Allen's day job as a forensic scientist.



* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''Justice League Unlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.

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* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''Justice League Unlimited'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.


* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first seen, either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first seen, either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.version.
* StraightManAndWiseGuy: Superman and Flash.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Weather Wizard has a device that can pretty much grant godlike powers, and he's using it to extort money. [[TropeNamer Not even Luthor]] himself was ever ''that'' shallow.


* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first seen, either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.


* AdaptationalBadass: Sure, Mark isn't the greatest villain here, but he's far more potent than the fool her was in the comics, who didn't seem capable of such widespread desruction.

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* AdaptationalBadass: Sure, Mark isn't the greatest villain here, but he's far more potent than the fool her he was in the comics, who didn't seem capable of such widespread desruction.destruction.


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* LastSecondShowoff: ComicBook/TheFlash arrives almost as the charity race is about to start, explaining that he slept late. Given that the wind as he rushes past makes {{ComicBook/Lois|Lane}}' and {{ComicBook/Jimmy|Olsen}}'s hair stand on end, he can afford to do this.


* AdaptationalBadass: Sure, Mark isn't the greatest villain here, but he's far more potent than the fool her was in the comics, who didn't seem capable of such widespread desruction.



* GlassCannon / MilesGloriosus: Weather Wizard is a boastful, egotistical villain who lets the power go to his head, right up to the part where Flash clocks him and knocks his baton out of his hand. [[DirtyCoward Then his true colors show.]]



* NotWhatISignedOnFor: Weather Wizard's little brother abandons the weather control machine because, even though he always knew his brother would use it for a criminal scheme, he never thought it would involve murder and wholesale destruction.

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* NotWhatISignedOnFor: Weather Wizard's little brother abandons the weather control machine because, even though he always knew his brother would use it for a criminal scheme, he never thought it would involve murder and wholesale destruction.destruction.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: In the original comics, Mark's brother (originally called Clyde) was dead when first either from a heart attack (Mark claimed) or by Mark killing him. Called Ben, here, he's alive in this version.

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* ForScience: Weather Wizard accuses his brother of being willfully blind and naive when he was building the weather control machine, as he always knew that the Wizard planned to use it for crime and did not care, only interested in the science. His brother, however, never believed he would really go this far, [[SubvertedTrope and abandons the machine once its threat becomes clear.]]


* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''Justice League Unlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.

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* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''Justice League Unlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.victor.
* NotWhatISignedOnFor: Weather Wizard's little brother abandons the weather control machine because, even though he always knew his brother would use it for a criminal scheme, he never thought it would involve murder and wholesale destruction.

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During a charity race, Superman meets the Flash, a speed-demon superhero. When they discover a villain plotting, can the two heroes work together to save the day?
!! This episode includes examples of the following tropes:
* CainAndAbel: Weather Wizard tries to kill his younger brother when he backs out of his mass-murdering plan.
* CompositeCharacter: Although it is never stated which Flash is in this episode, he is confirmed to be Wally West in ''Justice League''. His personality has a lot in common with Bart Allen and he has Barry Allen's day job as a forensic scientist.
* LightHeartedRematch: At the end, Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race. The winner is not revealed in the episode, but signs in the Flash Museum in the sequel series ''Justice League Unlimited'' indicate that the Flash was the victor.

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