Critic Consensus: "Things You Can't Outrun" makes lightning strides in fleshing out the series' likable supporting players, with Grant Gustin remaining the affable center that holds the ensemble together.
as Barry Allen/The Flash
as Iris West
as Cisco Ramon
as Caitlin Snow
as Det. Joe West
as Nora Allen
as David Singh
as Eddie Thawne
as Harrison Wells
as Kyle Nimbus/The Mist
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Critic reviews for Things You Can't Outrun
"Things You Can't Outrun" is pretty tightly written... It's a lot, and it works.
Good stuff in the main arc here, but it was complemented well by some punchy moments in the show's side plot.
There's really no big revelations in this episode. Just more bad acting and terrible fight choreography.
At some point, I might get used to what it feels like to find a superhero who is optimistic and full of joy, but today is not that day.
The main problem with The Flash has been how unremarkable the people around Barry have been. "Things You Can't Outrun" takes some necessary steps toward solving this problem...
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