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The Flash: Season 3 (2016-2017)

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Critic Consensus: Taking its most compelling and emotionally resonant turn to date, The Flash shifts focus in its third season, turning from the grandiose and bizarre toward the characters who inhabit its core universe -- all while remaining action-packed, funny, and dramatic.

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In Season 3, Barry (Grant Gustin) must deal with the consequences of his decision to interfere in the timeline and save his mother. The rise of a new metahuman who knows about the existence of "Flashpoint" leads to people gaining powers to become their alternate selves. Barry must come clean when self-proclaimed speed god Savitar threatens the life of Iris (Candice Patton). As Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) fears she will succumb to her Killer Frost urges and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) struggles to forgive Barry for the loss of his brother, the team begin to fall apart. With a newly powered Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) stepping up to help Barry and Julian (Tom Felton) and being brought into the fold to assist Caitlin, it becomes a race against the clock to stop the devastating future Barry has seen. Episode 8 is part of a crossover event with sister shows "Supergirl," "Arrow" and "Legends of Tomorrow." Episode 17 is a musical crossover with "Supergirl."

Cast

Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton
as Iris West
Danielle Panabaker
as Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Joe West
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Keiynan Lonsdale
as Wally West/Kid Flash
Tom Felton
as Julian Albert
Anne Dudek
as Tracy Brand
Melissa Benoist
as Supergirl
Matt Letscher
as Reverse Flash
Stephen Amell
as Green Arrow
Chris Wood
as Mon-El
David Dastmalchian
as Abra Kadabra
Joey King
as Magenta
Grey Damon
as Mirror Master
Susan Walters
as Dr. Tannhauser
David Harewood
as Hank Henshaw
Darren Criss
as Music Meister
Keith David
as Solovar
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Critic Reviews for The Flash: Season 3

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (2)

The real changes here are more emotional than grandiose.

October 5, 2016 | Full Review…

The Flash: The Complete Third Season is a return to greatness for one of the very best superhero shows on TV.

September 4, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Overall, we're off to a promising start to The Flash Season 3, even if the concept of flashpoint itself was a bit of a letdown. It was a good launching pad.

January 22, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Watching the yellow blur saving the city is fresh, having not being given much of a chance to shine in the last season, it's brilliant to finally see Lonsdale get something to play with.

October 26, 2016 | Full Review…

While in the comics, Barry's actions rewrote the whole world with some bizarre and disastrous consequences, here, things are far more subtle, and the focus stays on the people who bring us back week after week.

October 5, 2016 | Full Review…

It's possible all this time-traveling and rewriting of history is beginning to wear thin, and even the writers can no longer keep it all straight.

October 5, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Flash: Season 3

½

StevieS.

Super Reviewer

½

BrendanN.

Super Reviewer

Some great parts, but its essentially a clone of season 2, which was just a worse version of season 1.

GimlyM.

Super Reviewer

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