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* AntagonistInMourning: When he sees Lewis shoot "Sam", Lenny's apology seems genuine.
* ArtisticLicenseEngineering: Any real high-security keypad would lock up and trigger an alarm after multiple consecutive failed attempts at entering the password, specifically to prevent exactly what "Sam" did from working.

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* AntagonistInMourning: When he sees Lewis shoot "Sam", "Sam" (Barry in disguise), Lenny's apology seems genuine.
* ArtisticLicenseEngineering: Any real high-security keypad would lock up and trigger an alarm after multiple consecutive failed attempts at entering the password, specifically to prevent exactly what "Sam" Barry did from working.



** Thermite burns very hot, but it's also extremely stable (hard to ignite) and very slow-burning. In other words, ''the exact opposite of an explosive substance.''
*** It certainly doesn't ignite merely through contact with air. And even if it did, that would be absurdly easy to work around, especially in a physics lab which probably has giant canisters of liquid nitrogen handy.

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** Thermite burns very hot, but it's also extremely stable (hard to ignite) and very slow-burning. In other words, ''the exact opposite of an explosive substance.''
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'' It certainly doesn't ignite merely through contact with air. And even if it did, that would be absurdly easy to work around, especially in a physics lab which probably has giant canisters of liquid nitrogen handy.



* BulletCatch: How "Sam" avoids being shot by Lewis. He moves so fast doing it that, when he falls back, [[FakingTheDead he convincingly fakes death]].

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* BulletCatch: How "Sam" Barry avoids being shot by Lewis. He moves so fast doing it that, when he falls back, [[FakingTheDead he convincingly fakes death]].



** "Sam" mentions helping Cold with the the theft of the Khandaq Diamond.

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** "Sam" Barry mentions helping Cold with the the theft of the Khandaq Diamond.



* TryEverything: "Sam" tries ''many'' number combinations to open a lock.

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* TryEverything: "Sam" Barry tries ''many'' number combinations to open a lock.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Lewis shoots "Sam" after he unlocks the door.

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Lewis shoots "Sam" Barry after he unlocks the door.


* AssholeVictim: Lewis Snart.

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* AssholeVictim: Lewis Snart.Snart [[SelfMadeOrphan is killed by his own son]]. It's impossible to feel bad for that when he has been a horrible father and isn't above killing his own daughter in a specially gruesome way just to have Leonard as a pawn.



* DysfunctionalFamily: A father who would put a bomb in his own daughter's head. The Wests seem to have had [[{{Understatement}} some problems]] in the past, also.

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* DysfunctionalFamily: A father who would put a bomb in his own daughter's head. The Wests seem to have had [[{{Understatement}} some problems]] problems in the past, also.



* FakingTheDead: Barry-as-Sam actually faked being shot by Lewis. He grabbed the bullet before falling to the floor.



* YourHeadASplode: Lewis likes to implant bombs in peoples' heads to ensure compliance.

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* YourHeadASplode: Lewis likes to implant bombs in peoples' heads to ensure compliance.compliance, even a daughter.


* CallingTheOldManOut: Captain Cold spends most of the episode snarking at his father's relatively amateurish theft (compared to Snart's own methods), and then has a short, brutal and effective one when he kills the man.

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* CallingTheOldManOut: Captain Cold spends most of the episode snarking at his father's relatively amateurish theft (compared to Snart's own own, better methods), and then has a short, brutal and effective one when he kills the man.



'''Leonard:''' Not as much as I hate... ''hate'' [[AbusiveParents you]].

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'''Leonard:''' Not as much as I hate... ''hate'' [[AbusiveParents you]].


* AdultFear: Back when he was a beat cop, Joe received a call from little Iris. When he rushed home, he found his wife passed out, and Iris standing next to a lit stove. This memory is still very traumatizing to Joe.

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* AdultFear: Back when he was a beat cop, Joe received a call from heard little Iris. Iris calling 911 on dispatch. When he rushed home, he found his wife passed out, out from an overdose, and Iris standing next to a lit stove. This memory is still very traumatizing to Joe.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The normally unfettered Lisa displays completely genuine shock when Barry tells her that Lenny is back to working for their hated father.

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* ShoutOut: [[BulletCatch Catching a bullet in mid-air]] and covering it by [[FakingTheDead falling to the ground]]? Then casually tossing it aside when you're clear? [[Film/SupermanTheMovie Sounds familiar]].


** The beginning is 100% ComicBook/LoisLane[=/=]{{Franchise/Superman}} chemistry.

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** The beginning is 100% a full-blown ComicBook/LoisLane[=/=]{{Franchise/Superman}} chemistry.homage.

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* OhCrap: When Lewis learns that Team Flash removed the bomb from Lisa's head and realizes he's lost his leverage over his son he ''knows'' what's going to happen.


** Barry and Joe want Cold to be imprisoned in Iron Height's new meta-human wing. In the comics all of the Flash supervillains are put together in the same wing of the prison - the Pipeline as it's called.

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** Barry and Joe want Cold to be imprisoned in Iron Height's new meta-human wing. In the comics all of the Flash supervillains are put together in Heights is now tailored to house metahumans. The Pipeline is now at the same wing of the prison - the Pipeline location as its comics namesake, although it's called.implied the STAR Labs Pipeline is still functional.

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** When Barry visits Cold in prison, Cold reminds him that he still knows his identity, and that Barry had better hope Cold doesn't talk in his sleep. In the comics, Iris discovered Barry's identity when she heard ''him'' talking in his sleep.


** The beginning is 100% [[ComicBooc/LoisLane Lois]]/[[{{Franchise/Superman}} Superman]] chemistry.

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** The beginning is 100% [[ComicBooc/LoisLane Lois]]/[[{{Franchise/Superman}} Superman]] ComicBook/LoisLane[=/=]{{Franchise/Superman}} chemistry.


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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Lewis pulling YouHaveFailedMe on his goon ''and'' not properly disposing of the corpse for the police to find, sets up Barry's plan to infiltrate Lewis' gang.


'''Season 2, Episode 3''':
!Family of Rogues



* CastingGag: This is not the first time that Micheal Ironsides has [[Film/{{Scanners}} made heads explode]].

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** The beginning is 100% [[ComicBooc/LoisLane Lois]]/[[{{Franchise/Superman}} Superman]] chemistry.


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* PasswordSlotMachine: Barry does it to unlock a door.

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* EvilIsPetty: When Barry tries to offer his help to Leonard, who's dining at a bar, Leonard dismisses the assistance, thanks Barry for dinner, and leaves right when the tab is brought to the table.

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*** This is given an at least pseudoscientific explanation [[http://screenrant.com/flash-tv-captain-cold-freeze-laser-science/ here]].

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