Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: September 20, 1990

In the series pilot, police scientist Barry Allen (John Wesley Shipp) gains super speed after lightning strikes him when he's doused with chemicals, giving him an edge against a motorcycle gang terrorizing Central City. Tina: Amanda Pays. Julio: Alex Desert. Pike: Michael Nader. Iris: Paula Marshall.

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  • Premiered: September 20, 1990
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Tales of comic-strip hero Barry Allen, a police scientist who accidentally gains super speed, and uses it to fight crime in Central City. The series wasn't exactly gone in a flash (it lasted a season), but its bright style and impressive special effects ra… (more)

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