Season 7 (The Flash)

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Series overview
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The Flash was renewed for a seventh season by The CW on January 7, 2020.[1] It premiered on March 2, 2021.

Like last season, this season is broken up into story arcs which are called "Graphic Novels". The first three episodes of the season were a continuation of "Reflections and Lies"[2] and the next story arc has not been given a specific title.

Synopsis

Cast

Main cast

Recurring cast

Confirmed plot points

Confirmed new characters

  • Bart Allen/Impulse: The future son of Barry Allen and Iris West-Allen who has a penchant for wildly impulsive behavior and his parents will have their hands full trying to teach their new son patience. Barry and Iris may have their work cut out for them to wrangle Bart, but they will have to get it together if they want to stop Team Flash's biggest threat.[12][13]

Episodes

# Episode name Directed by Story by Teleplay by Original airdate
Reflections and Lies
1 "All's Wells That Ends Wells" Alexandra La Roche Sam Chalsen & Lauren Certo March 2, 2021
When an experiment to save Barry's speed backfires, Nash Wells searches for a way to save the Flash and comes up with a dangerous plan. Meanwhile, Iris makes a startling realization inside the Mirrorverse and Cecile faces off with Rosa Dillon.
2 "The Speed of Thought" Stefan Pleszczynski Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza March 9, 2021
When Barry suddenly gains the power of speed thinking, he attempts to use his new gift to save Iris. While Barry is thrilled with his new power, Cisco is hesitant to trust it. Meanwhile, Eva must face a shattering truth.
3 "Mother" David McWhirter Eric Wallace & Kristen Kim March 16, 2021
As Eva becomes more powerful, Barry and team must find a way to stop her. They are shocked when an old friend - Sue Dearbon risks her life to help.
Graphic Novel #3
4 "Central City Strong" Jeff Byrd Kristen Kim Joshua V. Gilbert & Jeff Hersh March 23, 2021
The Flash must deal with Abra Kadabra’s sudden return to Central City. The villain is back with a vengeance and a score to settle. Meanwhile, Allegra deals with a tricky situation and Caitlin suspects something is off with Frost. Iris is forced to look at a dark moment in her past.
5 "Fear Me" David McWhirter Thomas Pound Lauren Barnett & Christina M. Walker March 30, 2021
When a powerful new villain, Psych, channels and amplifies everyone's fears in order to wreak havoc on Central City, Barry realizes, with Cecile's help, that he must face his own worst fear in order to beat this new threat. Meanwhile, Joe is surprised when Kristen Kramer from the Governor's Municipal Logistics Commission drops into CCPD for a visit. Iris warns her father to dig deeper on why Kristen is actually there. Caitlin and Frost argue about how to live their lives.
6 "The One With The Nineties" Jeff Byrd Kelly Wheeler & Emily Palizzi April 6, 2021
Cisco and Chester travel back in time and get stuck in 1998, repeating the same day over and over again. The key to returning home is at Chester’s childhood home but he refuses to visit. Meanwhile, Iris forges a connection with the speed force.
7 "Growing Pains" Alexandra La Roche Sam Chalsen & Jess Carson April 13, 2021
When a mysterious ice powered enemy frames Frost for a brutal crime, she must find a way to clear her name. Meanwhile, Barry and Iris have a surprise houseguest, and Joe continues to deal with Kristen Kramer.
8 "The People v. Killer Frost" Sudz Sutherland Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza May 4, 2021
With Frost facing an unjust punishment for her past crimes, Caitlin goes to great lengths to save her sister. Meanwhile, Barry’s efforts to protect Speed Force Nora lead to a shocking discovery.
9 "Timeless" Menhaj Huda Kristen Kim & Joshua V. Gilbert May 11, 2021
After a devastating betrayal, Barry turns to Timeless Wells for help. Meanwhile, Iris leads Team Citizen down a dangerous road in search of answers, and Cisco confides his biggest fear to Kamilla.
10 "Family Matters, Part 1"[18] Phil Chipera[19] Lauren Barnett & Emily Palizzi[19] May 18, 2021[19]
Iris is pushed to the limit as she seeks to uncover the mysterious truth about Psych. Meanwhile, Barry initiates a new training system, that could potentially backfire, with devastating consequences. Joe and Cisco make life-altering decisions.[19]
11 "Family Matters, Part 2"[18] Chad Lowe[20] Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza[20] Thomas Pound[20] May 25, 2021[20]
Barry and Iris come together to try and stop a dangerous force from destroying Central City.[20]
Graphic Novel #4
12 "Good-Bye Vibrations"[18] Philip Chipera[21] Kelly Wheeler & Jeff Hersh[21] June 1, 2021[21]
Cisco and Kamilla tell the team they are leaving Central City. However, Barry, Iris and Caitlin don’t have much time to digest the news because a new version of Rainbow Raider strikes and OG Team Flash must join together one final time to save the city.[21]
13 "Masquerade"[18] TBA TBA TBA
14 TBA Danielle Panabaker[22] Jess Carson[22] Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza[22] TBA
15 TBA TBA TBA TBA
16 TBA TBA TBA TBA
17 TBA Eric Dean Seaton[23] Eric Wallace & Lauren Barnett[23] TBA
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Production

  • On May 13, 2020, showrunner Eric Wallace revealed that the last three episodes of the previous season (episodes 20, 21, and 22), that weren't produced and aired due to the COVID-19 pandemic, would become the first three episodes of this season.[3]
  • On June 8, 2020, Hartley Sawyer was fired from the role of Ralph Dibny/Elongated Man.[25]
    • On August 24, 2020, Eric Wallace revealed in an interview that Ralph would appear in at least one episode, portrayed by a new actor, in order to wrap up Sue's storyline from the previous season. Ralph would then be written off but may return in some form in the future.[26]

Trivia

References

  1. "The CW Renews 13 Series Including 'Batwoman', 'Nancy Drew', 'The Flash', 'Riverdale', 'All American'" - Deadline
  2. "The Flash recap: Barry and Iris face their trauma" - Entertainment Weekly
  3. 3.03.13.23.33.4 "The Flash boss says season 6's sudden ending makes season 7 'stronger'" - Entertainment Weekly
  4. 4.04.1 "The Flash Season 7: Jay Garrick Will Return" - Den of Geek
  5. "'The Flash' Season 7 Casts Jon Cor as the DC Villain Chillblaine" - TVLine
  6. 6.06.1 "The Flash brings Jessica Parker Kennedy back for 150th episode" - Entertainment Weekly
  7. 7.07.1 "The Flash Season 7 Preview: 'Extreme Measures,' Three Returns and One Hero's 'Most Interesting Journey Yet'" - TVLine
  8. "The Flash Will Finally Face Off With Spoiler in Season 7, EP Confirms" - TVLine
  9. "The Flash: 4 Cool Season 7 Reveals From New Trailer And DC FanDome Panel" - CinemaBlend
  10. "David Ramsey To Direct, Return As John Diggle & Mystery Character In The CW’s Arrowverse" - Deadline
  11. "Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Legends, Flash, Million Things, Chicago P.D., Star, Good Girls, Manifest, NCIS: LA and More" - TVLine
  12. 12.012.1 "Jordan Fisher Races Into Arrowverse As Bart Allen On ‘The Flash’" - Deadline
  13. 13.013.1 AndyBehbakht (@AndyBehbakht) - Twitter
  14. Jordan Fisher (@jordanfisher) - Twitter
  15. Eric Dean Seaton (@ericdeanseaton) - Instagram
  16. "Matt's Inside Line: Chicago Fire Scoop, Plus Handmaid's Tale, Legends, NCIS, Flash, Debris, WCTH, Mayans and More" - TVLine
  17. "The Flash Video: Danielle Panabaker Previews Frost's Trial and Caitlin's 'Irrational' Effort to Save Her Sister" - TVLine
  18. 18.018.118.218.3 "Superman and Lois,The Flash, and Batwoman - New Episode Titles Revealed" - Spoiler TV
  19. 19.019.119.219.3 "Flash Spoilers: “Family Matters, Part One”" - FlashTVNews
  20. 20.020.120.220.320.4 "Flash #7.11 Spoilers: “Family Matters, Part 2”" - FlashTVNews
  21. 21.021.121.221.3 "The Flash “Good-Bye Vibrations” Description" - FlashTVNews
  22. 22.022.122.2 Danielle Panabaker (@dpanabaker) - Twitter
  23. 23.023.1 Eric Dean Seaton (@ericdeanseaton) - Instagram
  24. "Various Episode Count Numbers for WB Shows 2020-2021" - Spoiler TV
  25. "Hartley Sawyer Fired From 'The Flash' After Racist, Misogynist Tweets Surface (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  26. "The Flash boss reveals how season 7 will handle Elongated Man and Sue Dearbon" - Entertainment Weekly
  27. "How The Flash's Delayed Finale Twist Will Affect Season 7's 'Graphic Novels'" - TVLine
  28. "‘The Flash’ Original Cast Members Tom Cavanagh & Carlos Valdes Exit The CW’s Series After 7 Seasons" - Deadline
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