The Flash - Season 1, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Man in the Yellow Suit



Critic Consensus: "The Man In the Yellow Suit" arguably tries to tackle too many narrative threads but makes a lasting impression by deepening the mystery surrounding the season's overarching villain.

Episode Info

Barry faces his nemesis Reverse Flash, who killed his mother, and plots with Wells and Cisco to trap him. Meanwhile, Eddie gives Iris a surprising gift at Christmas and leaves her with a question that could change her life.


Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton
as Iris West
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
Danielle Panabaker
as Caitlin Snow
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Joe West
Patrick Sabongui
as David Singh
Rick Cosnett
as Eddie Thawne
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Amanda Pays
as Tina McGee
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Critic reviews for The Man in the Yellow Suit

"The Man in the Yellow Suit" was an enjoyable way to cap off Barry Allen's first year on the job. It introduced a compelling new villain into the mix, while dredging up far more questions than answers.

July 20, 2018 | Rating: 8.4/10 | Full Review…

This was remarkable stuff. They didn't take the easy way out and try and deliver an hour of spectacle. They gave us just enough info to keep us nervous until the show returns...

July 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I'm happy to say that it paid off in quite a few ways. Not only did viewers get a(n arguably) definitive answer to the identity of The Man in the Yellow Suit, but we got to see quite a bit more of another fiery superheroic meta-human.

July 20, 2018 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…

"The Man in the Yellow Suit" is a thrilling, emotional hour of television, one that forwarded the plot in profound and startling ways. No one can accuse The Flash of standing still.

July 19, 2018 | Full Review…

There were multiple scenes in which you couldn't have been faulted for at least shedding a tear. However, "The Man in the Yellow Suit" was also missing The Flash's sense of fun - which is okay.

July 20, 2018 | Full Review…

The Flash has quickly become adept at teasing out its mysteries.

July 19, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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