Tales of Barry Allen, a police scientist who accidentally gains super speed, and uses it to fight crime in Central City with the help of scientist and friend Tina McGee.
On DVD / Video
|The Flash (Pilot) VHS||January 13, 1993|
|The Flash II Revenge of the Trickster (VHS)||February 7, 1995|
|The Complete Second Series||January 10, 2006|
- John Wesley Shipp as Barry Allen / The Flash
- Amanda Pays as Dr. Christina McGee
- Alex Desert as Julio Mendez
- Mike Genovese as Lt. Warren Garfield
- Biff Manard as Off. Michael Francis Murphy
- Vito D'Ambrosio as Off. Bellows
- Gloria Reuben as Sabrina
- Mark Hamill as James Jesse / The Trickster
- Jason Bernard as Desmond Powell/Nightshade)
- Dick Miller as Fosnight
- Joyce Hyser as Megan Lockhart
Aired: September 20. 1990
Debut: Police scientist Barry Allen (John Wesley Shipp) gains super speed after lightning strikes him and he's doused with chemicals. In the opener, the comic-book hero battles a motorcycle gang terrorizing Central City. Iris West: Paula Marshall. Jay Allen: Tim Thomerson.
"Out of Control"
Aired: September 27. 1990
A genetic researcher from Tina's past is not only toying with her affections, but also playing with the cell structures of Central City's homeless. Carl Tanner: Stan Ivar. Charlie: Jeff Perry. Father Michael: John Toles-Bay. Sam: Mario Roccuzzo.
"Watching the Detectives"
Aired: October 18. 1990
A DA learns the Flash's true identity, which he threatens to reveal if Barry won't cooperate in a scheme against the DA's mobster partner. Megan Lockhart: Joyce Hyser. Castillo: Vincent Guastaferro. Simonson: Harris Laskawy.
"Honor Among Thieves"
Aired: October 25. 1990
Saxman Clarence Clemons plays one of a gang of thieves planning a museum heist, but a Federal agent closes the exhibition when he learns who's leading the gang. Kovacs: Ian Buchanan. Lestrange: Michael Greene. Ted Preminger: Paul Linke. Chu Lee: Ping Wu.
Aired: November 1. 1990
A drug lord is behind Barry's extended blackouts, which coincide with mysterious disturbances in a superstitious neighborhood. Trachmann: Charles Hayward. Calderon: Miguel Fernandes. Santero: Zitto Kazann. Paloma Tomarquin: Karla Montana.
"Sins of the Father"
Aired: November 8. 1990
An escaped bank robber Barry's father (M. Emmet Walsh) put away is back in Central City for a payback to the ex-cop and a payday with the unrecovered money. Johnny Ray Hix: Paul Koslo. Nora Allen: Priscilla Pointer. Danny: Ralph Seymour. Gruber: Michael James.
Aired: November 15. 1990
A reporter is killed to eliminate his notes about a drug inventor and his highly addictive new hallucinogen---but the notes have been lifted by a street thief. Terry: Jonathan Brandis. Lesko: Jimmie F. Skaggs. Pepper: Perry Reeves. Joan: Michele Lamar Richards.
"Shroud of Death"
Aired: November 29. 1990
Barry finds a tie to Lt. Garfield (Mike Genovese) after clues connect the rather exotic murders of a judge and a former DA. Meanwhile, Tina considers a California job. Killer: Lora Zane. Mavis: Lenore Kasdorf. Callahan: Walter Olkewicz. DeJoy: Don Hood.
"Ghost in the Machine"
Aired: December 13. 1990
A man comes out of a 35-year cryogenic sleep to resume his extortion plot thwarted in 1955 by the city's first masked crime fighter. Dr. Desmond Powell: Jason Bernard. Ghost: Anthony Starke. Belle: Lois Nettleton. Skip: Ian Abercrombie.
Aired: January 10. 1991
A master of invisibility steals a vial of nerve toxin from Star Labs, where another broken vial traps Tina and her boss in a contamination lockdown. Gideon: Christopher Neame. Quinn: George Dickerson. Ruth: Deborah May. Cartwright: Francois Giroday.
"Beat the Clock"
Aired: January 31. 1991
With less than an hour to live, a condemned murderer has his innocence trumpeted by a friend who dies before his proof can be heard. Whisper: Ken Foree. Elliott: Tommy Ford. Kline: Richard Belzer. Linda: Angela Bassett. Wayne: Jay Arlen Jones.
Aired: February 7. 1991
Mark Hamill plays a psychotic killer who dons his own costume to take revenge on the Flash for stealing his true love (Joyce Hyser)---the PI who once unmasked the Flash. Julio: Alex Desert. Murphy: Biff Manard. Bellows: Vito D'Ambrosio. Sabrina: Gloria Reuben.
"Tina, Is That You?"
Aired: February 14. 1991
A lab accident turns Tina into a new woman, who wants to fill the vacant leadership of a female crime gang---and kill the Flash. Shauna: Denise Dillard. Janie: Courtney Gebhart. Lisa: Yvette Nipar. Big Ed: John Santucci. Harley: Bella Pollini.
"Be My Baby"
Aired: February 21. 1991
Barry gets involved with a young mother (Kimberly Neville) trying to keep her baby from her criminal husband (Bryan Cranston), who married the woman for her genetic desirability. Nora: Priscilla Pointer. Bodey: Robert D'Zar. Roy: David Chamel.
Aired: February 27. 1991
A murderer goes after the Flash with a missile that explodes and sends the speedster into the future, where he has no powers---and the killer (Michael Nader) is Central City's mayor. Monica: Beth Windsor. Kelso: Robert O'Reilly. Sabrina: Gloria Reuben. Kline: Richard Belzer.
Aired: March 30. 1991
The Nightshade (Jason Bernard) returns to clear his name, now being used by a vigilante whose justice is far more severe than his predecessor's. Bohannon: Richard Burgi. Frost: Denise Crosby. Fosnight: Dick Miller. Keefe: Will MacMillan. Felicia: Jeri-Lynn Ryan.
Aired: April 6. 1991
The Flash is in hot pursuit of a coldblooded killer (Michael Champion) who uses a nuclear-powered gun to freeze his victims. Terri: Lisa Darr. Murphy: Biff Manard. Swain: Jeffrey Combs. Fosnight: Dick Miller.
Aired: April 13. 1991
A scientist (Lenny Von Dohlen) succeeds in cloning the Flash but fails to control his creation, who rebels at having no identity---and takes Barry's. Whitcomb: Charley Lang. Garfield: Mike Genovese.
"Done With Mirrors"
Aired: April 27. 1991
A master (David Cassidy) of holograms steals a revolutionary power source, but his partner (Signy Coleman) takes it and finds a hiding place with old acquaintance Barry. Jocelyn: Carolyn Seymour. Tallent: Zack Norman.
"Good Night, Central City"
Aired: May 4. 1991
A robber "dies" during his arrest, then disappears from the morgue, and circumstantial evidence has an ambitious IA officer (Jeffrey King) linking Barry to the missing felon (Matt Landers). Roger: Bill Mumy. Morse: Victor Rivers.
Aired: May 11. 1991
Barry foils an attempt to abduct Tina's new assistant (Claire Stansfield), an android able to make her own decisions. Fosnight: Dick Miller. Powers: Laura Robinson. Rossik: Kenneth Tigar. Costigan: Jason Azikiwe. Murphy: Biff Manard.
"The Trial of the Trickster"
Aired: May 18. 1991
A secret admirer (Corinne Bohrer) springs the Trickster (Mark Hamill) from his trial, but becomes the forgotten woman when her man allies himself with the brainwashed Flash (John Wesley Shipp). Megan: Joyce Hyser. Kline: Richard Belzer.