"Beat the Clock" is the eleventh episode of The Flash. It aired on January 31, 1991.


The Flash sets out to prove the innocence of Julio's close friend, a musician convicted of killing his songstress wife, but less than an hour remains before his execution.



Guest starring



  • The title reference the fact that Barry has an hour to save Wayne Cotrell.
    • The time make an omnipresent appearance in this episode since there is a clock almost in every scene in this episode to show how much time is left.
  • Angela Bassett (Linda) would go on to play another role in a DC Comics property when she portrayed Dr. Amanda Waller in Green Lantern (2011).
  • This is a Jazz themed episode.


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