The Flash is an American television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns for The CW. The pilot episode was directed by David Nutter. The story is based on the DC Comics superhero, Flash, specifically Barry Allen, the second individual to take that identity. It also is a spin-off of Arrow, television series based on Green Arrow, so share the same universe of ficción.1 March 2 was released on October 7, 2014.4 On October 21, 2014, The CW he ordered a full season of twenty episodios.5
On January 11, 2015, The CW announced the renewal of the series for a second season, 6 which was released on October 6, 2015.7
On 11 March 2016 the series was renewed for a third season, which was released on October 4, 2016
When Barry Allen was only 11 years old, his mother was killed in a bizarre and terrifying incident and where a man was involved in a yellow suit and where his father was falsely blamed the murder. His life was changed forever by the tragedy, Barry was adopted and raised by Detective Joe West, the father of Barry's best friend, Iris. Now, Barry has become a brilliant researcher CSI, whose determination is to discover the truth about the strange death of his mother leads him to follow all the urban legends without explanation and scientific advances that arise. Barry's latest obsession is a particle accelerator high technology, created by Harrison Wells visionary physicist and his team S.T.A.R. Labs, which says its invention provide power and unimaginable advances in medicine. However, something goes horribly wrong during a public presentation, and when the devastating explosion causes a strange and strong storm, causing many alleged deaths, Barry is struck by lightning and thrown by the force of the beam to chemical mixtures in your laboratory. after nine months in a coma, Barry wakes up to discover that his life has changed again, the accident has been given the power of superspeed, ensuring the ability to move by Central City as a guardian angel invisible. Although initially excited about his new powers, Barry is shocked to discover that is not the only person (metahumano) that has been created in the explosion of gas, and not everyone is using his powers for good. In the months after the accident, the city has seen a tremendous growth of missing people, unexplained deaths and other strange phenomena. Barry has now renewed its purpose, using his new powers of speed to protect the innocent, while never neglects his quest to solve the murder of his mother and clear the name of his father. For now, only a few close friends and partners know that Barry is literally the man with the world's fastest life.