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On last night's season finale of Arrow, a first look was shown for next season's The Flash. Now The CW has released a super-long five plus minute look at the show.

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What did you think? The show is set to begin this Fall and is scheduled for Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

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#1 Posted by Icarusflies (12758 posts) - - Show Bio

Did they say CLYDE Mardon??? Cool.

Other than that though, this looks VERY MUCH like a CW show and I'm not interested.

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#2 Posted by obsidian_raindrop1 (359 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes so much awesome!!!! but you could tell what was cgi

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#3 Posted by JTHood (171 posts) - - Show Bio

#4 Edited by Fallschirmjager (19596 posts) - - Show Bio

INSTANT AND IMMEDIATE HARD AS F*CK BUY

#5 Posted by McBig (125 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh my god that looks amazing. I can not wait for this to come on.

#6 Posted by Saren (26606 posts) - - Show Bio

I think watching this made me realize how dark and gloomy Starling City is, because this setting is a lot brighter. I'm glad for that. I thought Gustin was charismatic in his Arrow appearances so I'll give this a shot, but I wish they wouldn't start off with Weather Wizard or one of the Rogues --- this show will probably go through the same teething pains Arrow did while trying to establish itself, and during that period any villain who shows up gets the short end of the stick.

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#7 Edited by buttersdaman000 (12462 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks awesome, I can't wait!! It looks a little more 'CW' than Arrow, but with the lighter tone, it's to be expected. Still, i'm sure this show will do well.

But, did Arrow just swing off like Spider-Man/Batman at the end there? lol I didn't expect that haha. And seeing Flash in action makes me sad that Smallville didn't have the benefit of todays technology. That 5 minute clip had better special effects than a season finale of Smallville...

#8 Posted by MatthewParker (4450 posts) - - Show Bio

Super cool! Can't wait!

#9 Edited by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

now THIS is more like it!! CAN NOT WAIT!

Not gonna lie, DC's tv stuff (Constantine, Flash, Arrow and Gotham) has me more excited than anything Marvel is doing in film right now.

#10 Posted by SlamAdams (341 posts) - - Show Bio

Has potential. I'm hoping they learned something from Arrow and won't take so long to get good

#11 Posted by Alex_Kincaid (43 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know why, but I really want t to see this (And I haven't even seen Arrow)

#12 Posted by CaptainHoopla (1418 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, this looks excellent.

#13 Edited by Captain13 (4323 posts) - - Show Bio

The acting and effects look phenomenal. The teaser for the special effects after the Arrow season finale totally undersold how cool it is when he superspeeds.

#14 Posted by RustyRoy (14936 posts) - - Show Bio

WOW!! This was amazing!!!

#15 Posted by jmcarnes (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks kind of cheesy to me. I'll try it out, and hopefully it exceeds my expectations.

#16 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39841 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren said:

I think watching this made me realize how dark and gloomy Starling City is, because this setting is a lot brighter. I'm glad for that. I thought Gustin was charismatic in his Arrow appearances so I'll give this a shot, but I wish they wouldn't start off with Weather Wizard or one of the Rogues --- this show will probably go through the same teething pains Arrow did while trying to establish itself, and during that period any villain who shows up gets the short end of the stick.

Isn't it the same guys that made Arrow though? So you would think they would have learned from it.

Anyway this looks great, I can't wait.

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#17 Posted by MarcosVergara14 (516 posts) - - Show Bio

I just had a heart-attack. THAT WAS SO ASWOME!

#18 Posted by Sissel (2049 posts) - - Show Bio

Same as most of the guys here, this is awesome and I will definitely watch it.

#19 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3800 posts) - - Show Bio

Idk about you guys, but this looks surprising fantastic. The effects were way above my expectations, too.

#20 Posted by frozenedge (1442 posts) - - Show Bio

I couldn't stop smiling throughout the whole 5 minutes

#21 Edited by longbowhunter (8480 posts) - - Show Bio

I love this costume. Its a brilliant blend of Artie the Strongest Man in the World and Mark Mothersbaugh.

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#22 Posted by Duncan (11470 posts) - - Show Bio

So we've basically seen the pilot in 5 minutes.

#23 Posted by Wolverine08 (47871 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm feeling it.

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#24 Posted by BatSupFan (14 posts) - - Show Bio

I can not wait to see this show!!! I hope it will be a big hit from the start and earn many seasons.

#25 Posted by Farkam (5736 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks good for TV. I already know the guy in the wheel chair is the big bad.

#26 Posted by Outsethero (126 posts) - - Show Bio

Flash being my favorite DC character, I think it's needless to say that I am absolutely STOKED.
This looks absolutely FANTASTIC!

#27 Posted by GrandHarrier (124 posts) - - Show Bio

Amazeballs.

#28 Edited by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

@duncan said:

So we've basically seen the pilot in 5 minutes.

Well, he IS the Flash, we sped right through it!

#29 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39841 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam said:

This looks good for TV. I already know the guy in the wheel chair is the big bad.

That's racist

:P

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#30 Posted by flameboy298 (2332 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice I guess.

#31 Posted by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam said:

This looks good for TV. I already know the guy in the wheel chair is the big bad.

He's definitely Zoom.

#32 Posted by rob1157 (113 posts) - - Show Bio

They got me!

#33 Edited by Fallschirmjager (19596 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_stegman said:

@farkam said:

This looks good for TV. I already know the guy in the wheel chair is the big bad.

He's definitely Zoom.

That's Wally's Zoom. Barry's is Eobard Thawne.

And the Tom Cavanagh's character is based Darwin Elias I believe.

#34 Posted by obsidian_raindrop1 (359 posts) - - Show Bio

is it just me or does the music at the end remind anyone else of spider-man?

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#35 Edited by EdBlank (810 posts) - - Show Bio

The costume still looks like a 1985 Flash movie to me, but the trailer was very good. I was impressed. And an actual supervillian. Sweet.

#36 Posted by sesquipedalophobe (4900 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks really good.

#37 Posted by AweSam (7517 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll admit that I'm impressed so far.

#38 Posted by KnightofSteel (310 posts) - - Show Bio

Amazing! What a week...first the Batsuit reveal now this. My head is gonna explode!

#39 Edited by Flying_J87 (36 posts) - - Show Bio

Sigh, Barry Allen, the blandest Flash that ever was. So "aw-shucks, golly-gee" that he makes silver age Superman seem deep and conflicted by comparison, no matter which era's Barry you pick. Brought back only because Morrison, Didio, and Johns can't stand to not have the incarnations of heroes they grew up with still around (also because they figured it would help sales). Seems to be the case here, only they're bringing in the Geoff Johns-special (retcon of parent dying a previously unheard of tragic death during the hero's childhood) to add pathos. Meh, this looks better than the Constantine preview (in that it's more focused and less dependent on bad CGI) but I'll keep my expectations low. Some bad cheesy moments still here. Kid Barry's "I wasn't fast enough," his mom's subsequent response, and Green Arrow giving him a pep talk being chief among them.

#40 Posted by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_stegman said:

@farkam said:

This looks good for TV. I already know the guy in the wheel chair is the big bad.

He's definitely Zoom.

That's Wally's Zoom. Barry's is Eobard Thawne.

And the Tom Cavanagh's character is based Darwin Elias I believe.

Was Thawne in a wheelchair too? That's what made me think it was Wally's Zoom.

#41 Posted by RoTheKid (259 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow. This looks really cool! I'll definitely check this out! :)

#42 Posted by MarcosVergara14 (516 posts) - - Show Bio

@Flying_J87 hey look a hater!

#43 Posted by kennybaese (1203 posts) - - Show Bio

I really like it. The costume looks waaay better in motion, and I'm glad that they're making a point of giving it a different tone from Arrow. Plus, live action Rogues! I'm with @inferiorego, the rogues are easily the best part of the Flash for me.

#44 Posted by eamon542000 (285 posts) - - Show Bio

I want a live action version of Captain Boomerang!!!!

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#46 Posted by Sighburr_Punk (227 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm looking forward to this. :)

#47 Posted by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

@fallschirmjager: That's what made me think it was Zolomon, the best friend of the Flash, stuck in a wheelchair, later became a villain cause Flash refused to help him, and they could be taking liberties with Wally's rogues being Barry's rogues, after all, Arrow takes some liberties of its own, lol.

#48 Posted by Fallschirmjager (19596 posts) - - Show Bio

@fallschirmjager: That's what made me think it was Zolomon, the best friend of the Flash, stuck in a wheelchair, later became a villain cause Flash refused to help him, and they could be taking liberties with Wally's rogues being Barry's rogues, after all, Arrow takes some liberties of its own, lol.

Could be an amalgamation.

He very much resembles the character in who helps Barry figure out how his powers work in the New 52. And they are basing a lot of this show on that.

Read it if you haven't. Buccelleto/Manapul's run is terrific.

#49 Posted by The Stegman (28607 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_stegman said:

@fallschirmjager: That's what made me think it was Zolomon, the best friend of the Flash, stuck in a wheelchair, later became a villain cause Flash refused to help him, and they could be taking liberties with Wally's rogues being Barry's rogues, after all, Arrow takes some liberties of its own, lol.

Could be an amalgamation.

He very much resembles the character in who helps Barry figure out how his powers work in the New 52. And they are basing a lot of this show on that.

Read it if you haven't. Buccelleto/Manapul's run is terrific.

Oh, believe me, I'm reading it, and it is awesome. But yeah, you're right, he does remind me of Elias, it could very well be a mixture of the two, or just Elias took a bad tumble down some stairs one fateful day.

#50 Edited by Russcovito (140 posts) - - Show Bio

Have you ever seen anything cooler than this ? I mean like.. ever ?