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* ThePowerOfHate: Cicade is horribly injured, but refuses to be treated, as the pain apparently provides him with more strength for his mad quest.

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* ThePowerOfHate: Cicade Cicada is horribly injured, but refuses to be treated, as the pain apparently provides him with more strength for his mad quest.


* BattleBoomerang: This is how Cicada kills the meta with the ability to turn her hands into blades, Raelene Sharp. She's about to finish him off, when the dagger returns, disables her abilities, and stabs her in the back.

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* BattleBoomerang: This is how Cicada kills the meta with the ability to turn her hands into blades, Raelene Sharp. She's about to finish him off, off when the dagger returns, disables her abilities, and stabs her in the back.



* TheCameo: Thawne and [=DeVoe=] show up via a picture of Team Flash's picture circa Season 1 (specifically the one from "The Sound and the Fury") and security footage of the Speed Lab from when Killer Frost was suppressed, respectively.

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* TheCameo: Thawne and [=DeVoe=] show up via a picture of Team Flash's picture circa Season 1 (specifically the one from "The Sound and the Fury") and security footage of the Speed Lab from when Killer Frost was suppressed, respectively.


* HesBack: Killer Frost finally comes back just in time to stop Icicle from killing her friends.



* [[HesBack She's Back]]: Killer Frost finally comes back just in time to stop Icicle from killing her friends.


* HesBack: Killer Frost finally comes back just in time to stop Icicle from killing her friends.


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* [[HesBack She's Back]]: Killer Frost finally comes back just in time to stop Icicle from killing her friends.


* {{Foreshadowing}}: Caitlin's dad name drops Batman villain Victor Fries, yet another nod to the upcoming ''Series/Elseworlds2018''.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Caitlin's dad name drops mentions Batman villain Victor Fries, yet another nod to the upcoming ''Series/Elseworlds2018''.



* HydePlaysJekyll: From the moment Caitlin, Barry and Cisco find him, "Thomas" is Icicle trying to gain their trust.

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* HydePlaysJekyll: From the moment Caitlin, Barry and Cisco find him, "Thomas" is in reality Icicle trying to gain their trust.



* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The episode has three running plots with the group split up to tackle each of them. Ralph investigates the FEMA center that was setup after the Enlightenment to find if anyone matching Cicada's description was treated there. Cecile tags along. Iris, Nora, and Sherloque investigate possible places where Sally the satellite's dark matter rich core crashed, as its shrapnel is the most likely to have become Cicada's dagger. Finally, Caitlin, Barry, and Cisco follow up on the lead on her father.
* TooMuchInformation: Sherloque telling Iris and Nora that he has had constipation since arriving on Earth 1.

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* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The episode has three running plots with the group split up to tackle each of them. Ralph investigates and Cecile investigate the FEMA center that was setup set up after the Enlightenment to find if anyone matching Cicada's description profile was treated there. Cecile tags along. Iris, Nora, and Sherloque investigate possible places where Sally the satellite's dark matter rich matter-rich core crashed, as its shrapnel is the most likely to have become Cicada's dagger. Finally, Caitlin, Barry, and Cisco follow up on the a lead on her father.
* TooMuchInformation: Sherloque telling Iris and Nora that he has had constipation since arriving on Earth 1.Earth-1.


* BrainBleach: when Ralph gets his nose twitching, Cecile calls it nasty.
* TheCameo: Thawne and [=DeVoe=] show up via a picture of Team Flash's picture circa Season 1 (specifically the one from "The Sound and the Fury") and security footage of the Speed Lab from when Killer Frost was suppressed, respectively.
* DeathOfPersonality: Icicle's goal is to have Caitlin create a serum that will permanently remove his alter-ego, Thomas.
* TheDreaded: Ralph says that Cecile ''used to'' be this, having the InSeriesNickname of Ce-[[IncrediblyLamePun Seal]]-Your-Fate Horton among his previous peerage.



* MythologyGag: "Thomas" name drops Louise Lincoln, another identity of Killer Frost in the comics.

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* MythologyGag: MythologyGag:
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"Thomas" name drops mentions Louise Lincoln, another identity of Killer Frost in the comics.comics.
** Killer Frost was held back by mental blocks. This thread was also brought up (in this case with Wally West) in ''ComicBook/TheReturnOfBarryAllen'' storyline.


* ShapeshifterWeapon: Raelene Sharp, the meta Cicada kills in the episodes first scene, was able to turn her arms into razor-sharp blades.

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* ShapeshifterWeapon: Raelene Sharp, the meta Cicada kills in the episodes episode's first scene, was able to turn her arms into razor-sharp blades.


* TheEmpath: Cecile finds out that her powers have become empathy, which puts a hiccup in her attempt to investigate the FEMA center as she channels the attendant, who's guilty of embezzling the insurance claims of its patients, and thus fumbles her intimidation since she's feeling his fear.

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* TheEmpath: Cecile finds out & Ralph realise that her powers have become empathy, which puts a hiccup in her attempt to investigate the FEMA center as she channels the attendant, who's guilty of embezzling the insurance claims of its patients, and thus fumbles her intimidation since she's feeling his fear.


* BattleBoomerang: This is how Cicada kills the meta with the ability to turn her hands into blades. She's about to finish him off, when the dagger returns, disables her abilities, and stabs her in the back.

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* BattleBoomerang: This is how Cicada kills the meta with the ability to turn her hands into blades.blades, Raelene Sharp. She's about to finish him off, when the dagger returns, disables her abilities, and stabs her in the back.



* EurekaMoment: Caitlin acknowledges Cisco is right about her father when she realizes that the serum he is about to be injected with would destroy the human side of a metahuman.



* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: Sadly, it doesn't work and Icicle gets away.
* ItsAllMyFault: Naturally, Caitlin blames herself when her dad gets away.
* JumpedAtTheCall: Cecile is obviously bored of staying home so much and is happy to join Ralph in his investigation.



* LikeParentLikeChild: Both Caitlin and her father developed a villainous Alter Ego with ice-based powers after their cryogenic therapy against ALS.



* ThePowerOfHate: Cicade is horribly injured, but refuses to be treated, as the pain apparently provides him with more strength for his mad quest.



* ShapeshifterWeapon: Raelene Sharp, the meta Cicada kills in the episodes first scene, was able to turn her arms into razor-sharp blades.



* VillainExitStageLeft: Icicle manages to escape.

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* TooMuchInformation: Sherloque telling Iris and Nora that he has had constipation since arriving on Earth 1.
* VillainExitStageLeft: Icicle manages to escape.escape.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Icicle offers this to Killer Frost, but she declines, fully cementing her HeelFaceTurn.
* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Initially, Caitlin isn't buying Cisco's warning about her father.


* ProperlyParanoid: Cisco doesn't trust Thomas' cover story, believing there to be too many holes and he manages to get Barry and later Caitlin to share his concerns; he's right as Thomas has been taken over by his split personality - Icicle - and wanted Caitlin's medical expertise to create a serum that would suppress Thomas.

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* ProperlyParanoid: Cisco doesn't trust Thomas' cover story, believing there to be too many holes and he manages to get Barry and later Caitlin to share his concerns; he's right as Thomas has been taken over by his split personality - -- Icicle - -- and wanted Caitlin's medical expertise to create a serum that would suppress Thomas.



* TheReveal: Caitlin's powers never came from the Particle Accelerator Explosion. As a child she inherited her dad's [=ALS=], and he treated her with experimental cryogenic therapy which resulted in her split personality of Killer Frost; Thomas has one too - Icicle.

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* TheReveal: TheReveal:
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Caitlin's powers never came from the Particle Accelerator Explosion. As a child she inherited her dad's [=ALS=], and he treated her with experimental cryogenic therapy which resulted in her split personality of Killer Frost; Thomas has one too - -- Icicle.



** We finally learn Cicada's name, motivation, and source of his powers - his name is Orlin Gibbons and his daughter Grace was put into a coma thanks to debris from the satellite, which injured and gave him his dagger - and he blames all the metas in Central City for her condition, which is why he's hunting them down one by one.

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** We finally learn Cicada's name, motivation, and source of his powers - -- his name is Orlin Gibbons and his daughter Grace was put into a coma thanks to debris from the satellite, which injured and gave him his dagger - -- and he blames all the metas in Central City for her condition, which is why he's hunting them down one by one.

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* BattleBoomerang: This is how Cicada kills the meta with the ability to turn her hands into blades. She's about to finish him off, when the dagger returns, disables her abilities, and stabs her in the back.


* TheEmpath: Cecile finds out that her powers have become empathy, which puts a hiccup in her attempt to investigate the FEMA center as she channels the attendant, whose guilty of embezzling the insurance claims of its patients, and thus fumbles her intimidation since she's feeling his fear.

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* TheEmpath: Cecile finds out that her powers have become empathy, which puts a hiccup in her attempt to investigate the FEMA center as she channels the attendant, whose who's guilty of embezzling the insurance claims of its patients, and thus fumbles her intimidation since she's feeling his fear.



* ProperlyParanoid: Cisco doesn't trust Thomas' cover story believing there to be too many holes and he manages to get Barry and later Caitlin to share his concerns - he's right as Thomas has been taken over by his split personality - Icicle and wanted Caitlin's medical expertise to create a serum that would suppress Thomas.

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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: Cecille doesn't know who [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Deanna Troi]] is.
* ProperlyParanoid: Cisco doesn't trust Thomas' cover story story, believing there to be too many holes and he manages to get Barry and later Caitlin to share his concerns - concerns; he's right as Thomas has been taken over by his split personality - Icicle - and wanted Caitlin's medical expertise to create a serum that would suppress Thomas.



** We finally learn Cicada's name, motivation, and source of his powers - his name is Orlin Gibbons and his daughter Grace was put into a coma thanks to debris from the satellite, which injured and gave him his dagger - and he blames all the metas in Central City for her condition, which is why he's hunting down them one by one.

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** We finally learn Cicada's name, motivation, and source of his powers - his name is Orlin Gibbons and his daughter Grace was put into a coma thanks to debris from the satellite, which injured and gave him his dagger - and he blames all the metas in Central City for her condition, which is why he's hunting them down them one by one.



* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The episode has three running plots with the group split up to tackle each of them. Ralph investigates the FEMA center that was setup after the Enlightenment to find if anyone matching Cicada's description was treated there. Cecile tags along. Iris, Nora and Sherloque investigate possible places where Sally the satellite's dark matter rich core crashed, as its shrapnel is the most likely to have become Cicada's dagger. Finally, Caitlin, Barry and Cisco follow up on the lead on her father.

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* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The episode has three running plots with the group split up to tackle each of them. Ralph investigates the FEMA center that was setup after the Enlightenment to find if anyone matching Cicada's description was treated there. Cecile tags along. Iris, Nora Nora, and Sherloque investigate possible places where Sally the satellite's dark matter rich core crashed, as its shrapnel is the most likely to have become Cicada's dagger. Finally, Caitlin, Barry Barry, and Cisco follow up on the lead on her father.


* GuineaPigFamily: Thomas acquired his Icicle powers from [[ProfesdorGuineaPig self-experimenting]] cryogenic cures for his ALS. Not wanting his daughter to suffer the same since she shares his ALS genes, he tested a more perfected serum on her which is how she developed Killer Frost.


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* RebuiltPedestal: Downplayed but Caitlin warms up to her mother a little after seeing how devious Icicle can be, realizing she was genuinely trying to protect her from him.

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* TheEmpath: Cecile finds out that her powers have become empathy, which puts a hiccup in her attempt to investigate the FEMA center as she channels the attendant, whose guilty of embezzling the insurance claims of its patients, and thus fumbles her intimidation since she's feeling his fear.


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* GuineaPigFamily: Thomas acquired his Icicle powers from [[ProfesdorGuineaPig self-experimenting]] cryogenic cures for his ALS. Not wanting his daughter to suffer the same since she shares his ALS genes, he tested a more perfected serum on her which is how she developed Killer Frost.


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* KryptoniteFactor: The climax of Caitlin's subplot takes place in a room approaching absolute zero temperatures, so Flash and XS lose their speed the moment they arrive.


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* SharingABody: After realizing that she still has Killer Frost and that her power loss was just a mental block, Caitlin uses Harry's Cerebral Inhibitor, modified for ElectronicTelepathy, for live communication with Killer Frost.
* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The episode has three running plots with the group split up to tackle each of them. Ralph investigates the FEMA center that was setup after the Enlightenment to find if anyone matching Cicada's description was treated there. Cecile tags along. Iris, Nora and Sherloque investigate possible places where Sally the satellite's dark matter rich core crashed, as its shrapnel is the most likely to have become Cicada's dagger. Finally, Caitlin, Barry and Cisco follow up on the lead on her father.

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* MythologyGag: "Thomas" name drops Louise Lincoln, another identity of Killer Frost in the comics.

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