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The Flash: Season 5 (2018-2019)





Critic Consensus: The Flash's fifth season maintains the show's high standard for compelling visuals, chilling villains, and well-scripted moments of humor, but also turns a more focused gaze on the role of family dynamics amongst the increasingly complex characters.


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Season 5 of this television series follows up on the events of last season's finale, after Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy), Barry Allen's (Grant Gustin) teenage daughter, arrives from the future. Now Barry and his wife Iris (Candice Patton) need to figure out a way of sending their child to the future without making changes to their timeline. Plus, a new super-villain named Cicada (Chris Klein) threatens Central City.


Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton
as Iris West
Danielle Panabaker
as Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Joe West
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Keiynan Lonsdale
as Wally West
Reina Hardesty
as Weather Witch
David Sobolov
as Gorilla Grodd
Sarah Carter
as Cicada II
Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
Jessica Parker Kennedy
as Nora West-Allen
Troy James
as Rag Doll
Liam McIntyre
as Weather Wizard
Gabrielle Walsh
as Silver Ghost
Susan Walters
as Dr. Carla Tannhauser
Melissa Benoist
as Supergirl's
David Hayter
as King Shark
Tyler Hoechlin
as Clark Kent
Zibby Allen
as Dr. Tanya Lamden
Dan Payne
as Shay Lamden
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All Critics (11)

For all that season four had its issues, season five didn't do much to fix them and, if anything, actually made them worse.

October 11, 2018 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

The Flash returns with another action-packed season that, while it may not be on the level of previous seasons, still manages to give fans the thrilling, character-centric show that they've come to know and love.

August 26, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The Flash's fifth season is one of many problems, mainly the many acts of stupidity from Team Flash, but there were a few highlights from certain cast members, at least...

May 30, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

"Legacy" worked about as well as could be hoped.

May 16, 2019 | Full Review…

The Flash ended Season 5 with its own deluge of devastating family drama, followed by a "Crisis on Infinite Earths" tease of its own.

May 16, 2019 | Full Review…

It was a little rocky with that Cicada business, but the season closes out strong with plenty of stakes and enough hope to pull you forward.

May 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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