The Flash: Season 2 (2015 - 2016)



Critic Consensus: With distinctive visuals and a terrific cast, The Flash remains one of the strongest comic book shows on television.


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Air date: Oct 6, 2015
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Barry Allen returns to action in Series 2 of The Flash. Barry decides he will protect Central City by himself, however, when Atom Smasher attacks, Iris tries to persuade him to let his friends help. Meanwhile, mystery man Jay Garrick issues a warning about Zoom, a speed demon who intends to take over Central City and to destroy the Flash in the process. Elsewhere, help is needed from the Arrow, and Barry and patty grow closer, making him wonder if he can tell her that he is the Flash.


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
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Teddy Sears
as Jay Garrick
Shantel VanSanten
as Patty Spivot
Rick Cosnett
as Eddie Thawne
Wentworth Miller
as Captain Cold
Adam Stafford
as Geomancer
Ciara Renee
as Kendra Saunders
Adam Copeland
as Atom Smasher
Malese Jow
as Linda Park
Tone Bell
as Iris' Boss
Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
Haig Sutherland
as Griffin Grey
Liam McIntyre
as Mark Mardon/The Weather Wizard
Matt Letscher
as Eobard Thawne
Katie Cassidy
as Black Siren
Franz Drameh
as Jefferson "Jax" Jackson
Casper Crump
as Vandal Savage
Mark Hamill
as James Jesse/The Trickster
Amanda Pays
as Christina McGee
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Critic Reviews for The Flash Season 2

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (5)

The Flash's second season begins, as Buffy's always would, by having its heroes pick up the pieces, and it does so nicely.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

It's also reasonably smart without being show-offy. Tuesday's launch, meanwhile, is a nice reminder that nothing -- at least that good stuff -- has changed.

Oct 6, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

For a comic book fan, it feels as if they're making this series just for me.

Oct 8, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

The Flash's sophomore season followed in the footsteps of a highly regarded freshman season, and despite some flaws, it carried on the mantle quite well.

Mar 7, 2019 | Full Review…

I believe The Flash season 2 is building a framework to keep from completely baffling its viewers later; they've started by re-establishing the foundation, the very basics of the show.

Jul 17, 2018 | Full Review…

There's much more to consider going into Season 3 than "The Race of His Life" necessarily wrought during the hour itself, but the overall construction felt admirably solid.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

... the beating heart of the growing DCU on the CW.

Oct 6, 2016 | Full Review…

Season two may be a step down from what had been a brilliant debut, but when it comes right to it, it still manages to deliver where it counts.

Sep 7, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It's a lot to get through, and some of it works better than others.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

The show keeps its streak of strong episodes alive despite a few hitches in the road.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Flash: Season 2



Super Reviewer

This is a show that continues to evolve. It has gone a very long way from the first season and we continue to see these characters go into some different corners and some different parts of themselves that we will hopefully see some more of in the future. Once again, we have The Flash going up against another speedster, but this time it's someone who is bigger and badder than Reverse-Flash. He is up against Zoom from the altenate dimension: Earth-2. They manage to get pull the season together beautifully and we get another season filled with compelling villains and great twists. The performances was great once again and Tom Cavanagh is really one of the best actors on television right now. Teddy Sears also gives a great performance as Zoom and he can be really scared at times and that is because of the combination of Sears movements in the suit and the awesome, yet incredibly horrifying voice of Tony Todd. I didn't like Keiynan Lonsdale's performance. He really just seemed dead at some points and would act like he didn't really give a damn. Also, some of the villains are really horribly written and I couldn't wait for them to die. After one hell of a great season, I can't wait for season three.


Super Reviewer


Exciting and action-packed, the second season of The Flash explores the DC Multiverse. This season Barry Allen and his team discover a series of spatial fractures that lead to another Earth which is home to a super-villain speedster named Zoom who seeks to invade and steal Allen's speed force. Additionally, there are subplots with Joe learning that he has a son that he never knew about, Caitlin falling in love with Jay Garrick form the other Earth, and Cisco exploring his hidden powers. The writers do some interesting things with the alternative Earth, including having characters meeting there doppelgangers, impersonating one another, and teaming up. Also, Tony Todd joins the recurring cast as the voice of Zoom, and does an excellence job at bringing a sense of menace and danger to the character. Yet the season does have some problems with convoluted storytelling, and it falling into a few of the more common tropes of alternative universes. Still, on the whole Season 2 of The Flash is entertaining and expands the series.


Super Reviewer

loved it, the Kevin Smith episode was the emotional highlight of the series. I can't wait to see him return and hopefully deliver another grand episode.


Super Reviewer

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