Lightning gave me abs: Goon reviews Flash “City of Heroes”

Hey! FLASH is here. Now, Snooty and Goon are two of my favourite critics in this whacky world of Internet rhetoric we call WordPress. This is a wonderful recap, slash review, and may I just say I really dug Flash and I hope loads of good things come from this show.

Snooty and Goon

I was thinking of calling myself "Quicksilver" I think that name's been taken Barry – I was thinking of calling myself “Quicksilver”
Dr. Wells – I think that name’s been taken

So damn, that was awesome.

After all sorts of build up and much anticipation, The Flash has finally premiered, expanding the DC television universe established with Arrow, and boy howdy was it worth the wait.

The series opens with a voice over from Barry Allen, and shots of a red blur running around the city.  He gives the usually superhero speech, who he is, what he does, blah blah blah.  It then jumps to young Allen as he runs away from some bullies, only to be caught and get pounded on.  Tough breaks.  We are then introduced to his mom and dad, who seem to be solid people.  Always nice to see.  The happy family fun times don’t last long as Barry wakes up one night to find his mother trapped…

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About Julian Munds

I possess a degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Toronto. I own my own theatre company called Snobbish Theatre. We focus our work on new versions of classics.

Posted on October 8, 2014, in CW's Flash, DC, Flash. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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