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* BrutalHonesty: Joe bluntly tells Barry too move on with his life by bluntly telling him what he thinks had happened during the night Nora Allen was murdered.

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* BrutalHonesty: Joe bluntly tells Barry too to move on with his life by bluntly telling him what he thinks had happened during the night Nora Allen was murdered.


* PerpetualFrowner: Caitlin apparently never smiled for nine months after the S.T.A.R. Labs accident, which cost her her career and killed her fiancé -- Barry successfully saving the city from Mardon's tornado changes that.

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* PerpetualFrowner: Caitlin apparently never smiled for nine months after the S.T.A.R. Labs accident, which cost her her career and killed her fiancé -- Barry successfully saving the city from Mardon's tornado changes that.that (the not smiling, that is).



-->'''Barry''': Lightning gave me abs?



* SuperSpeed: As of first awaking from his coma, Barry clocks in at around 700 mph, just under the sound barrier.

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* SuperSpeed: As of first awaking waking from his coma, Barry clocks in at around 700 mph, just under the sound barrier.


* {{Bookends}}: "Run, Barry, run!", both from Henry Allen [[WhenItAllBegan the night his wife is killed]], and later at the end of Wells' speech encouraging Barry to beat Mardon.

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* {{Bookends}}: {{Bookends}}:
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"Run, Barry, run!", both from Henry Allen [[WhenItAllBegan the night his wife is killed]], and later at the end of Wells' speech encouraging Barry to beat Mardon.Mardon.
** At the beginning and at the end, Henry and Barry talk about a fight involving Barry.



* LikeBrotherAndSister: Iris feels this way with Barry. The latter feels differently.

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* LikeBrotherAndSister: Iris apparently feels this way with Barry. The latter feels differently.


* IceQueen: Caitlin -- she's a PerpetualFrowner and generally aloof and distant. And her last name is ''Snow''. To top it off, her comic-book counterpart is the supervillain Killer Frost.

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* IceQueen: Caitlin -- she's a PerpetualFrowner and generally aloof and distant. And her last name is ''Snow''. To top it off, her comic-book counterpart counterpart--[[spoiler: and eventual alter-ego in the series]]-- is the supervillain Killer Frost.


* ThrowingOffTheDisability: At the end, Wells enters a secret room and rises from his wheelchair, showing that [[ObfuscatingDisability he has merely been feigning his injury]], to top it off, he also shows that he apparently doesn't need his glasses either.



* WhamShot: The episode ends on the reveal that Harrison Wells is not crippled, is from the future, and that in 2024 the Flash will vanish in the midst of [[ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths a crisis involving the sky turning red]].

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* WhamShot: The episode ends on the reveal that Harrison Wells [[ObfuscatingDisability is not crippled, actually crippled]], is from the future, and that in 2024 the Flash will vanish in the midst of [[ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths a crisis involving the sky turning red]].

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* SpinoffSendoff: Barry visits Oliver to talk about his new situation and Oliver tells him that his powers chose him and that he could be a better vigilante than him.


* TheChosenOne: Oliver tells Barry that his powers chose him.



* {{Retcon}}: The ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' episode "Three Ghosts" depicted Barry's lab accident happening on the night he returned from Starling City, and showed Barry to be on the phone to Felicity Smoak immediately before it, with Barry telling her that he missed the cut-off in the line at S.T.A.R. Labs. The Pilot instead depicts Barry as being back in Central City the morning before the accident, removes the phone call, and has Barry and Iris at S.T.A.R. Labs before leaving to file a police report after Iris is robbed, with Barry heading to his lab from there

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* {{Retcon}}: The ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' episode "Three Ghosts" depicted Barry's lab accident happening on the night he returned from Starling City, and showed Barry to be on the phone to Felicity Smoak immediately before it, with Barry telling her that he missed the cut-off in the line at S.T.A.R. Labs. The Pilot instead depicts Barry as being back in Central City the morning before the accident, removes the phone call, and has Barry and Iris at S.T.A.R. Labs before leaving to file a police report after Iris is robbed, with Barry heading to his lab from therethere.


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* ShirtlessScene: While recovering from the lightning impact, Barry is obviously shirtless so his status can be known better. When he recovers, he can contemplate how he became slightly muscular after being impacted by the lightning.


'''Iris:''' That's what dad calls him.... He ''is'' pretty, though.

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'''Iris:''' That's what dad calls him.... him. ...He ''is'' pretty, though.


* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Barry is a huge fan of Dr Wells, and is extremely excited when he gets to meet his hero.



* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Barry is a huge fan of Dr Wells, and is extremely excited when he gets to meet his hero.

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: In the time it took Barry to run back home (an hour or so after the murder at most) the police were already taking Henry to jail [[PoliceAreUseless obviously having not even bothered to check the area giving a feel for how little investigation must have been done.]]


[[Recap/TheFlash2014 See here]] for the main recap page.






* {{Adorkable}}: Barry tries to duck out of S.T.A.R. labs as quick as he can because he has a life to get back to. But before he does, he pops back in and asks if it's okay to keep the S.T.A.R. Labs sweatshirt.
* AngerBornOfWorry: The reason Barry is so angry that the trio at STAR labs lied about other people not being affected by the accelerator's explosion is because he's concerned about the people of the city being in danger.



--> '''Barry''': Those are all theoretical.\\
'''Wells''': And how theoretical are you?
* {{Adorkable}}: Barry tries to duck out of STAR labs as quick as he can because he has a life to get back to. But before he does, he pops back in and asks if it's okay to keep the STAR Labs sweatshirt.
* AngerBornOfWorry: The reason Barry is so angry that the trio at STAR labs lied about other people not being affected by the accelerator's explosion is because he's concerned about the people of the city being in danger.

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--> '''Barry''': -->'''Barry:''' Those are all theoretical.\\
'''Wells''': '''Wells:''' And how theoretical are you?
* {{Adorkable}}: Barry tries to duck out of STAR labs as quick as he can because he has a life to get back to. But before he does, he pops back in and asks if it's okay to keep the STAR Labs sweatshirt.
* AngerBornOfWorry: The reason Barry is so angry that the trio at STAR labs lied about other people not being affected by the accelerator's explosion is because he's concerned about the people of the city being in danger.
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--> '''Barry:''' Detective Pretty Boy?\\
'''Iris:''' That's what dad calls him. ...He ''is'' pretty, though.
* BookEnds: "Run, Barry, run!", both from Henry Allen [[WhenItAllBegan the night his wife is killed]], and later at the end of Wells' speech encouraging Barry to beat Mardon.

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--> '''Barry:''' -->'''Barry:''' Detective Pretty Boy?\\
'''Iris:''' That's what dad calls him. ...him.... He ''is'' pretty, though.
* BookEnds: {{Bookends}}: "Run, Barry, run!", both from Henry Allen [[WhenItAllBegan the night his wife is killed]], and later at the end of Wells' speech encouraging Barry to beat Mardon.



* CallBack: The Arrow advises Barry to take his own advice & wear a mask; Barry had previously advised Oliver on the matter in "[[Recap/ArrowS2E9ThreeGhosts Three Ghosts]]".

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* CallBack: The Arrow advises Barry to take his own advice & and wear a mask; Barry had previously advised Oliver on the matter in "[[Recap/ArrowS2E9ThreeGhosts Three Ghosts]]".



* IceQueen: Caitlin - she's a PerpetualFrowner and generally aloof and distant. And her last name is ''Snow''. To top it off, her comic-book counterpart is the supervillain Killer Frost.

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* IceQueen: Caitlin - -- she's a PerpetualFrowner and generally aloof and distant. And her last name is ''Snow''. To top it off, her comic-book counterpart is the supervillain Killer Frost.



* OhCrap: Barry walks back into STAR labs, furious that he wasn't the only one affected by the ring's explosion. Wells exchanges a look with his team...

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* OhCrap: Barry walks back into STAR S.T.A.R. labs, furious that he wasn't the only one affected by the ring's explosion. Wells exchanges a look with his team...



* PerpetualFrowner: Caitlin apparently never smiled for nine months after the STAR Labs accident, which cost her her career and killed her fiancé - Barry successfully saving the city from Mardon's tornado changes that.
* {{Retcon}}: The Series/{{Arrow}} episode "Three Ghosts" depicted Barry's lab accident happening on the night he returned from Starling City, and showed Barry to be on the phone to Felicity Smoak immediately before it, with Barry telling her that he missed the cut-off in the line at S.T.A.R. Labs. The Pilot instead depicts Barry as being back in Central City the morning before the accident, removes the phone call, and has Barry and Iris at S.T.A.R. Labs before leaving to file a police report after Iris is robbed, with Barry heading to his lab from there

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* PerpetualFrowner: Caitlin apparently never smiled for nine months after the STAR S.T.A.R. Labs accident, which cost her her career and killed her fiancé - -- Barry successfully saving the city from Mardon's tornado changes that.
* {{Retcon}}: The Series/{{Arrow}} ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' episode "Three Ghosts" depicted Barry's lab accident happening on the night he returned from Starling City, and showed Barry to be on the phone to Felicity Smoak immediately before it, with Barry telling her that he missed the cut-off in the line at S.T.A.R. Labs. The Pilot instead depicts Barry as being back in Central City the morning before the accident, removes the phone call, and has Barry and Iris at S.T.A.R. Labs before leaving to file a police report after Iris is robbed, with Barry heading to his lab from there

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* TheGlomp: Iris literally leaps into a hug with Barry when she first sees him awake from his coma.


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** Just like in the comics, Barry first discovers his powers when he perceives a falling tray of food in BulletTime.

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* TragicKeepsake: Barry borrows a pen from a guy to sample fecal excrement. The guy informs him that the pen was given by his father before he died.


* ScienceHero: The Star Labs team as Barry's support. Barry himself, of course, has superpowers.

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* ScienceHero: The Star Labs team as Barry's support. support, with Cisco covering the tech, Caitlin the medicine and Dr Wells the everything else. Barry himself, of course, has the superpowers.


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* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Barry is a huge fan of Dr Wells, and is extremely excited when he gets to meet his hero.

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