'The Flash' Review: You'll Fall in Love With This New Superhero in Seconds!
By Leanne Aguilera
Every TV fan knows that Fall is the most overwhelming season of the year. Why? One very simple reason: Too many shows and too little time. So we at ETonline are reviewing each and every one of the new fall TV shows to bring you our reviews on the good, the bad, the adorable and the just plain horrible.
Show: The Flash
When It Airs: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on The CW
The Biggest Stars: Grant Gustin — aka Sebastian, the evil Warbler from Glee — stars as Barry Allen in The Flash with Ed and Scrubs' actor Tom Cavanaugh as the mysterious Harrison Wells. Disney darling Danielle Panabaker, The Game's Candice Patton and Law in Order's Jesse L. Martin also round out this super cast.
Here's What You Need to Know: Grab some popcorn and snag a comfy seat because tonight's action-packed debut of The Flash is worthy of the big-screen. You all know the story: Barry Allen was just a regular, science-loving guy when he was struck with lightening and gifted with supernatural speed. However despite the familiar plot, The CW has charged this series with a fun and fresh tone, and this new version of our beloved DC superhero is both handsome and quirky. but laced with a dark and intriguing past.
Full of heart and jam-packed with action, the first episode of The Flash has something for everyone to love, whether you're a comic book fan or not. And unlike its brooding flagship series, Arrow, The Flash embraces the humor and lighthearted fun that comes with being a superhero.
If You Like… The adrenaline-pumping thrills of Arrow, and the humor of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., then you'll fall fast for The Flash.
Our Review in .GIF Form:
Bottom Line: The Flash is an undeniable blast, and the charisma Gustin brings to each and every scene is simply electric. Run as fast as you can to the nearest TV Tuesday night because The Flash is sure to be your newest superhero obsession.
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