"Our love story never ends, Barry. Not even with Crisis."
"Iris, it's inevitable."
"Maybe. But whether you vanish or or worse, I am gonna be there with you. I'm gonna be right there with you to the very end, okay? Because the only thing more inevitable than Crisis is us.
Iris West-Allen and Barry Allen

"The Last Temptation of Barry Allen, Pt. 2" is the eighth episode of the sixth season of The Flash, and the one-hundred-twenty-second episode overall. It aired on December 3, 2019. It acts as the second half of a two-part episode. This episode is also the eighth in a subset of the sixth season episodes the writers dubbed as "Blood and Truth."


With the Flash freshly infected by the monstrous Bloodwork, Iris and Cisco battle to help Barry take control of himself before he’s lost forever to Ramsey's influence. Meanwhile, the rest of Team Flash fight to reclaim control of Central City from Bloodwork's growing army.[src]


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  • The final scene with Nash Wells is also used in Supergirl, Batwoman and Arrow in their final episodes before Crisis. Only in this episode is that scene’s context given.
  • Cisco Ramon had Babel Protocols built just in case the Flash ever went "dark" at S.T.A.R. Labs. This is a reference to JLA: Tower of Babel, where Batman similarly made contingency plans if the Justice League ever went rogue.
  • Barry’s infected form is based on his Negative Flash form from the comics, although Cisco refers to him as "Dark Flash." Previously, this nickname was given to Eobard Thawne in his Reichsmen outfit in concept art for Crisis on Earth-X. In the comics, this name refers to Walter West, a doppelgänger of Wally’s that used his speed to become a brutal vigilante.
  • This is the last episode of The Flash to use the title card introduced in Season 4.
  • The H.R. Wells quote Cecile mentions was something he said to Joe West in "Killer Frost".



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