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The Flash Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 2018 - 2019

Season 5 of this television series follows up on the events of last season's finale, after Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy), Barry Allen's (Grant Gustin) teenage daughter, arrives from the future. Now Barry and his wife Iris (Candice Patton) need to figure out a way of sending their child to the future without making changes to their timeline. Plus, a new super-villain named Cicada (Chris Klein) threatens Central City.

Episode 1


Tue, Oct 9, 2018 60 mins

The Season 5 premiere: Barry and Iris try to return an unexpected guest from the future to her timeline.

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Episode 2


Tue, Oct 16, 2018 60 mins

Barry helps his daughter, Nora, become a better speedster; and he and the team also track a meta stealing high-tech weapons, only to cross paths with a new foe named Cicada, who is hunting the very same meta with nefarious intent.

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Episode 3

The Death of Vibe

Tue, Oct 23, 2018 60 mins

After Cicada's attack on the Flash, the team realizes they need to think outside the box to stop this dangerous new foe. Desperate to help her parents, Nora comes up with a plan that ultimately puts a member of Team Flash in danger. Meanwhile, Caitlin delves into her past.

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Episode 4

News Flash

Tue, Oct 30, 2018 60 mins

Barry and Iris face the ultimate parenting test when Team Flash battles Spin, a savvy millennial armed with meta tech, and a dangerous agenda for their daughter, Nora. Ralph is feeling defeated until an unlikely source issues a challenge to help boost his confidence.

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Episode 5

All Doll'd Up

Tue, Nov 13, 2018 60 mins

Nora lets something slip about the future that devastates Iris. In an attempt to distract his wife, Barry asks Iris to team up to stop a new meta, Rag Doll. Meanwhile, Caitlin learns something about her father.

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Episode 6

The Icicle Cometh

Tue, Nov 20, 2018 60 mins

Caitlin, Barry and Cisco learn something new about Caitlin's father. Meanwhile, Iris and Sherloque follow a clue about Cicada.

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Episode 7

O Come, All Ye Thankful

Tue, Nov 27, 2018 60 mins

Nora grapples with unresolved anger over her father's disappearance in the future, and Barry and Team Flash must stop a powerful new meta, Weather Witch, from killing her own father, Weather Wizard.

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Episode 8

What's Past is Prologue

Tue, Dec 4, 2018 60 mins

Barry and Team Flash come up with a plan to stop Cicada. The plan calls for Barry and Nora to travel back in time to gather some key necessities, however, and Barry hesitates, concerned about his daughter seeing certain parts of his life. Meanwhile, Sherloque takes his concerns about Nora to Iris, and Caitlin turns up a key asset in the fight against Cicada.

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Episode 9

Elseworlds, Part 1

Sun, Dec 9, 2018 60 mins

Barry Allen and Oliver Queen wake up one morning to find they've swapped bodies with each other. They set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift, and things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn't believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl's help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara's cousin, Clark Kent, and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane.

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Episode 10

The Flash & The Furious

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 60 mins

Nora grapples with the revelation that Thawne killed her grandmother, while Team Flash must stop the formidable team-up of a newly sprung from jail Weather Witch and Silver Ghost, a new meta-tech villain who can control engines and motorized technology. Meanwhile, Caitlin and Cisco discuss creating a meta-human cure.

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Episode 11

Seeing Red

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 60 mins

During a battle with Cicada, Nora is severely injured. Due to Cicada's dampening powers, Nora's speed healing isn't working, leaving Barry and Iris scared for their daughter's future. Upset about his injured child, the Flash is filled with rage and confronts Cicada in a brutal battle. Meanwhile, Killer Frost keeps interfering with Caitlin's work on the cure.

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Episode 12


Tue, Jan 29, 2019 60 mins

Sherloque wants to use a memory machine on Barry and Nora to help gain access to Grace's memories, but Nora panics, fearing her parents will find out the secrets she's been keeping from them. Nora secretly decides to use the machine on her own which ends in disaster after she gets trapped inside Grace's mind. Barry and Iris go in after their daughter and Iris is brokenhearted by what she finds. Meanwhile, Ralph tricks Cisco into going out for a night out on the town.

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Episode 13


Tue, Feb 5, 2019 60 mins

Barry and Ralph must go undercover as criminals in an illegal black market to stop Cicada. But once inside, Barry and Ralph find their morality tested as they slip deeper into the criminal world.

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Episode 14

Cause and XS

Tue, Feb 12, 2019 60 mins

After Iris lands in serious danger, Nora races to save her mother. Barry puts the finishing touches on the metahuman cure, leaving Cisco with a rare night off so he decides to take Kamilla on a date.

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Episode 15

King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd

Tue, Mar 5, 2019 60 mins

Gorilla Grodd attacks Central City, and Barry and Team Flash find themselves teaming up with an unexpected ally to defeat him—King Shark. However, when they hit a snag, they bring in Dr. Tanya Lamden to try to reach the man behind the shark, Shay Lamden.

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Episode 16

Failure is an Orphan

Tue, Mar 12, 2019 60 mins

With the meta-human cure ready to use, Barry and Team Flash must figure out a way to subdue Cicada long enough to take it. Killer Frost steps in to help with the plan. Meanwhile, Joe eases back into work, and Nora isn't happy about the way her dad plans to stop Cicada.

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Episode 17

Time Bomb

Tue, Mar 19, 2019 60 mins

Team Flash finds out that a suburban mom named Vickie Bolen is in danger and they race to save her. Upon meeting her, they discover she's a meta-human who is hiding her abilities from her family. Barry encourages Vickie to share her secret with her family, which makes Nora realize she needs to come clean with her parents about Thawne.

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Episode 18


Tue, Apr 16, 2019 60 mins

Barry and Iris disagree about how to handle their daughter after discovering that Nora is working with Thawne. Team Flash isn't sure they can trust Nora, so they go through her journal to find out exactly how she came to work alongside their greatest nemesis.

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Episode 19

Snow Pack

Tue, Apr 23, 2019 60 mins

Icicle returns to enact the next phase of his devious plan, so Caitlin and her mother, Dr. Carla Tannhauser, must resolve their long-combative relationship to defeat the icy monster. After Barry makes a big decision about their family without consulting her, Iris decides to take matters into her own hands.

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Episode 20

Gone Rogue

Tue, Apr 30, 2019 60 mins

Barry continues to struggle with how he feels about Nora's betrayal. Brie Larvan, Joss Jackam and Peter Merkel return to Central City. Meanwhile, Cisco makes a bold decision.

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Episode 21

The Girl With The Red Lightning

Tue, May 7, 2019 40 mins

Team Flash is on high alert after Cicada II threatens to unleash a dangerous virus that would put all meta-humans at risk.

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Episode 22


Tue, May 14, 2019 60 mins

The Season 5 finale: Barry faces off with his oldest, and most formidable nemesis, Reverse Flash.

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