"And he's nice and not evil, and that's a combination of Wells we haven't had thus far."
Cisco Ramon comparing H.R. Wells to Harry Wells and Eobard Thawne[src]
"There's always a Wells."
Eobard Thawne to Nora West-Allen[src]

Harrison Wells is the name or an alias of several characters:


Behind the scenes

  • Even though Harrison Wells does not originate from the DC comics, as he is an original character specifically created for the show, another brief character, only known as "Dr. Wells", appeared in the tie-in DC comic book of the 1990s The Flash​ TV series titled, The Flash TV Special​ (January, 1991). Interestingly enough, the character was a wheelchair-bound villain who dressed in black and yellow and had the ability to be in two places at once, similarly to how Eobard Thawne (disguised as Harrison Wells) was introduced on the show.
    • Even before that, a villainous character known as Dr. Wells, sporting similar looks, appeared in the 1973-1985 animated series Super Friends episode "Elevator to Nowhere". Like the CW version, Dr. Wells was associated with time travel, forcing Wonder Woman and the Atom to participate in his time machine experiment.
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