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The Best Episodes Of 'The Flash'

There are so many good episodes of The Flash, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Fast Enough" the best, or is "Flash vs. Arrow" your favorite episode of The Flash? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Flash are, let's rank every episode of The Flash from best to worst.

The Flash on CW is a superhero TV series based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen, AKA Flash. Starring Grant Gustin as the eponymous hero, The Flash was conceived as a spinoff of Arrow (Green Arrow). The series premiered on October 7, 2014 and has had crossover episodes with both Arrow and Supergirl. The series is critically acclaimed, with the second season having a 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Vote up your favorite episodes of The Flash, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one The Flash episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • Fast Enough
    1

    Fast Enough

    Season 1, Episode 23

    In the season one finale, Wells presents Barry with a life-altering choice, while Dr. Martin Stein and Ronnie Raymond (aka Firestorm) return to help the S.T.A.R. Labs team.

  • The Man In The Yellow Suit
    2

    The Man In The Yellow Suit

    Season 1, Episode 9

    When Barry finds himself face to face with his nemesis, the Man in the Yellow Suit (aka Reverse Flash), who killed his mother, he turns to Dr. Tina McGee (AMANDA PAYS) for help.

  • The Race Of His Life
    3

    The Race Of His Life

    Season 2, Episode 23

    In the Season Two finale, Zoom reveals his true plan and Barry vows to do whatever it takes to stop him.

  • Out Of Time
    4

    Out Of Time

    Season 1, Episode 15

    Mark Mardon aka The Weather Wizard appears in Central City to avenge his brother's death at the hands of Joe. And Cisco realizes that Dr. Wells is hiding something.

  • Who Is Harrison Wells?
    5

    Who Is Harrison Wells?

    Season 1, Episode 19

    While Joe and Cisco head to Starling City for answers about Dr. Wells from Capt. Lance, Barry races to catch a meta-human who can transform into anyone he touches.

  • Enter Zoom
    6

    Enter Zoom

    Season 2, Episode 6

    Barry comes up with a dangerous plan to defeat Zoom. Although Caitlin sides with Jay and deems it too dangerous, Iris shows her support with a surprising ally.

  • Rogue Air
    7

    Rogue Air

    Season 1, Episode 22

    As Wells once again gets the upper hand on the S.T.A.R. Labs team, Barry reaches out to an old foe, Captain Cold, and friends, the Arrow and Firestorm, for help.

  • Escape From Earth-2
    8

    Escape From Earth-2

    Season 2, Episode 14

    In the conclusion to their Earth-2 journey, the team races to find Zoom's lair by asking for help from an unexpected source. Back on Earth-1, Caitlin rushes to perfect Velocity-9.

  • Flash Back
    9

    Flash Back

    Season 2, Episode 17

    Determined to stop Zoom forever by increasing his speed, Barry travels back in time to consult his former mentor/nemesis Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne.

  • Welcome To Earth-2
    10

    Welcome To Earth-2

    Season 2, Episode 13

    Barry, Wells & Cisco journey to Earth-2 to rescue Wells' daughter, Jesse, and Barry's stunned when he meets Killer Frost (DANIELLE PANABAKER) and Deathstorm (ROBBIE AMELL).

  • Pilot
    11

    Pilot

    Season 1, Episode 1

    In the series premiere, Central City forensic scientist Barry Allen (GRANT GUSTIN) is accidentally given the power of super speed in a freak particle accelerator accident.

  • Enter Flashtime
    12

    Enter Flashtime

    Season 4, Episode 15

    When a nuclear bomb detonates in downtown Central City, Barry, Jesse Quick and Jay Garrick slow down time by entering Flashtime. As everyone in the city is frozen, the three speedsters push themselves to the breaking point to save the city and everyone in it.

  • The Trap
    13

    The Trap

    Season 1, Episode 20

    Barry, Caitlin, Cisco & Joe set a trap for Wells - using Cisco as bait. Meanwhile, Eddie makes a decision regarding Iris that leaves him unsettled.

  • Infantino Street
    14

    Infantino Street

    Season 3, Episode 22

    With only 24 hours left to save Iris from Savitar, Barry decides to use any means necessary and turns to Captain Cold (WENTWORTH MILLER) for help.

  • Flash Vs. Arrow
    15

    Flash Vs. Arrow

    Season 1, Episode 8 

    In the first part of the epic crossover event with The Flash and Arrow, Barry is thrilled when Oliver, Felicity and Diggle join him in Central City to help stop a meta-human.

  • Crisis On Earth-X, Part 3
    16

    Crisis On Earth-X, Part 3

    Season 4, Episode 8

    When villains from Earth-X attack the wedding ceremony of Barry and Iris, the Green Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash and White Canary unite their teams to save the world.

  • Versus Zoom
    17

    Versus Zoom

    Season 2, Episode 18

    Equipped with the tachyon device, Barry believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom (TEDDY SEARS) and convinces Wells and Cisco to open the breaches to catch him.

  • The Runaway Dinosaur
    18

    The Runaway Dinosaur

    Season 2, Episode 21

    With Barry gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy - Girder (GREG FINLEY), by trying to trap him in S.T. A. R. Labs.

  • Running To Stand Still
    19

    Running To Stand Still

    Season 2, Episode 9

    Villains James Jesse (MARK HAMILL), Capt. Cold and the Weather Wizard (LIAM McINTYRE) run amok in Central City during Chistmas. KEIYNAN LONSDALE joins the cast as Wally West.

  • Invasion!
    20

    Invasion!

    Season 3, Episode 8

    When aliens called the Dominators attack Central City, Barry asks for help from the Green Arrow, the Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl in the first part of the epic crossover event.

  • The Reverse-Flash Returns
    21

    The Reverse-Flash Returns

    Season 2, Episode 11

    When Cisco gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne, Barry and the team don't believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee confirms that the Reverse-Flash is back.

  • I Know Who You Are
    22

    I Know Who You Are

    Season 3, Episode 20

    Barry and the team meet Tracy Brand (ANNE DUDEK), a scientist, who may be the key to stopping Savitar. Unfortunately, Killer Frost is also after Tracy.

  • The Once And Future Flash
    23

    The Once And Future Flash

    Season 3, Episode 19

    Barry travels to the future to find out Savitar’s identity in hopes of finding Iris, but in 2024, he encounters future versions of Team Flash who are very different people.

  • Killer Frost
    24

    Killer Frost

    Season 3, Episode 7

    In order to save Barry, Caitlin uses her powers, but the effort unleashes her inner Killer Frost, who ends up battling both The Flash and Vibe. Kevin Smith directs.

  • Finish Line
    25

    Finish Line

    Season 3, Episode 23

    With nothing left to lose, Barry takes on Savitar in an epic conclusion to season three.