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Hartley Sawyer Stretched to Series Regular for The Flash Season 5

The best edition to The Flash this year is coming back for more as Hartley Sawyer has been promoted to series regular for season five. Sawyer's Ralph Dibny aka The Elongated Man made his debut in the fourth episode of season four as one of the "bus metas" that had an unpleasant past with Barry […]

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The Flash Season 4: Ralph Dibny, the Best New Character of the Season

Now that most of The CW series have wrapped up for the season, I'm going to go through and analyze the shows for various things like best individual issue, comparing big bads, main character arcs, etc. Kicking it off with best new character, starting with The Flash. This one is pretty easy and was the […]


The Flash Season 4: Two Important Answers About The Thinker

Since the last episode of the Flash showed Clifford DeVoe in the body of Dominic Lanse (Kendrick Sampson) kill three of the bus metas after taking their powers, and then switching his consciousness into Becky Sharpe (Sugar Lyn Beard), one of the big questions is: can he use all of their powers? He can read […]

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Flash Season 4: An Inside Look at 'Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash'

In a new video from the CW, executive producer Todd Helbing takes us inside the latest episode of The Flash season 4, entitled 'Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash'. The set up for the episode is that Barry (Grant Gustin), while in prison, discovers that his new friend Big Sir (Bill Goldberg) is innocent and he sends […]

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Flash Season 4, Episode 11 Recap: the Elongated Knight Rises

This article contains spoilers for the Flash season 4 episode – the Elongated Knight Rises. . . . . . Tonight's episode of the Flash jumped back and forth between a Ralph (Hartley Sawyer) story and a Barry (Grant Gustin) story. It starts with Ralph stopping a rather hapless bank robber with hostages and a […]


Flash Season 4: Ralph Dibny Versus the Eco-Friendly, Carb-Counting Bomber

While the Flash is away… serving a life sentence… Ralph Dibny will play. In a clip from tonight's episode, The Elongated Knight Rises, we get to see the still unnamed Ralph (Hartley Sawyer), helping out Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) and the CCPD with a hostage situation. With Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) in Iron Heights […]

The Flash Season 4: The Rise of the Elongated Man and the Return of Prank

Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is in jail. There's no new Flash this week… but there is an episode of The Elongated Man! Okay, it's still The Flash, but the episode is called 'The Elongated Knight Rises' and it features the stretchy superhero taking on the second Trickster (Devon Graye). Todd Helbing, executive producer, takes us […]

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The Elongated Man Gets His Official Super Suit

I was just saying this morning that with next week's episode of the Flash being called The Elongated Knight Rises and it focused on Ralph Dibny (Hartley Sawyer), that perhaps this will be when he gets his official superhero name and costume rather than the gray onesie and misshapen mask he's been wearing. So, of […]


Flash Season 4: What Villain is Coming Back to Central City?

With the Flash coming back on January 16th and jumping right into the Trial of the Flash story, one of the big questions is how long will Barry (Grant Gustin) be on trial? It could simply be dealt with the same way they did Flashpoint, have it in one episode and then the fallout going […]


The Flash: the Best Episode of 2017

2017 was a banner year for comic related television series. The number of shows currently in production seems mind-boggling compared to just a few years ago when the Flash first debuted in 2014. And while the show is the best performer on the CW, fans had been complaining about the darker, more serious tones that […]

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The Flash Season 4, Episode 6 Recap: When Harry Met Harry

This article contains spoilers for The Flash season four episode – When Harry Met Harry.   They've taken an interesting approach to introducing the character of Ralph Dibny to the series. Over three episodes, we were introduced to the character and saw the past was between him and Barry Allen. Then we got to see […]

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The Flash Season 4: Inside 'When Harry Met Harry' And Black Bison To Debut

Tonight's episode of The Flash introduces us to the Elongated Man's less-than-super suit, the Council of Wells, and Black Bison. All of this is talked about in the clip below as executive producer Todd Helbing takes us inside When Harry Met Harry. If you remember when the Elongated Man first appeared, his costume was rather […]

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Flash Season 4: Don't Expect To See Sue Dibny This Season

This morning I was checking my Facebook feed and I saw a thread of people talking about the costume we saw for Ralph Dibny (Hartley Sawyer) in the trailer for next week. They were hating on it like it wasn't supposed to look horrible. I don't think Cisco (Carlos Valdes) actually likes Ralph so it's […]

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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]