"Fast Forward" is the fifteenth episode of The Flash. It aired on February 27, 1991.


Blasted ten years into the future by the killer of his brother, the Flash must return to the present to prevent Central City from being taken over by criminals.



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  • This is the first and only episode of the show to include time travel, a concept that would be exploited much more in the future of the Arrowverse.
  • Similar to the comic storyline Flashpoint shown years later, Barry gained his powers back temporarily in the episode through Nicholas Pike's rehabilitation machine. Similar to Barry using an electric chair in the comic to get his powers back.
  • The Flash Museum was showcased in the episode. Commonly used to remember heroes with the alias of the Flash in DC comics, primarily Barry Allen.
  • The future version of Warren Garfield resembles Jim Gordon a popular DC Comic character from Batman.
  • As of this episode, the show takes place in 1991.
    • However due to Barry's use of time travel, it took place mostly in the year 2001.

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